Re: Re:virus: Ann Coulter\'s Rant/Rave

Date: Tue Jul 30 2002 - 19:07:08 MDT

On 30 Jul 2002 at 18:22, ben wrote:

> [rhinoceros]
> So, are you sure you are not an extremist? That would make sense if
> you take into account that you are arguing for neat solutions.
> [Joe]
> Ann Coulter is on one side of me, and Scatflinger and Hermit is on the
> other. Since there are positions on both sides of my own, I do not fit the
> definition I profferred.
> [ben] <pedant>
> According to one of your own observations earlier, the spectrum is more of a
> ring, with extremists at opposite sides often meeting in a 'middle ground'
> where a surprising number of their viewpoints coincide. Therefore, everybody
> has somebody on either side of them. Remembering that in conjunction with
> your statement above, I think you just proved that there are no
> extremists...
That was according to Karl Hess' observation that far-right fascists and
far-left communists were both totalitarians. However, the positions of
those who advocate unrestricted abortion up until the day before
delivery and those who would ban all abortion and contraception
possess no coincidence points; neither do the positions of those who
would ban all firearms and those who would leglize private possession
of nukes.
> </pedant>
> :)
> -ben

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