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Subject:Re: Solipsism From:Bev Parks <bparks -at- HUACHUCA-EMH1 -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL> Date:Mon, 18 Dec 1995 18:53:03 MST
This whole thread is being blown out of proportion. Already,
people are talking about things that have nothing to do with
what the original poster was saying. You've somehow twisted a
few comments about being CONSIDERATE, to claims of the whole
List being a waste of time! Just what planet are you from,
Suggest you all just let it rest or start your own topic,
rather than twisting what Stan and I were talking about.
> On Dec. 18, Wolf Lahti wrote:
>>Bev and Stan think it's an enormous waste of time to reply to someone's
>>question, particularly if it likely has only one answer.
>>I can only suggest to them that if that is so, they don't answer it.
> Wolf, I very much agree with you. To me, this list is a resource...the
> collective experience and opinions of some 2000 people in the same
> profession is invaluable, and I by no means consider that the time I spend
> responding to questions or participating in discussions is "wasted."
> The way I deal with this issue is to respond to postings when I have the
> spare time and to lurk when I'm flooded with deadlines. Anyone who has no
> unbillable hours to spare might consider trying this approach.