Sunday, February 07, 2010

Freudian slip

PAUL MCCAIN SAID:

“It has been my observation, for years, that when a person has to resort to a host of ad hominems he is fundamentally insecure about his position.”

http://triablogue.blogspot.com/2010/02/luthers-greenhouse.html#4154349154157177725

Rev. Paul T. McCain

“As for why I will not respond to Mr. Turk’s churlish first comment in this stream, the reason is simple. I will gladly grant Mr. Turk the right to have his little temper-tantrum, but I see no point in responding to it. Let him have his little rant and let him roar. The fact that Mr. Turk got himself into such a lather…” [emphasis mine].

http://firstthings.com/blogs/evangel/2010/02/who-is-getting-voted-off-the-island-its-a-secret/#comment-6071

2 comments:

  1. Par for the course. His argument was answer then he moved the goal posts.

    Not a very dialogical approach. I promise you that I've talked with Muslims who approach things in a similar manner as McCain has in that thread.

    They assert their position, won't fully engage questions about their position, then re-assert their position. You give an answer to their objections. They are practically ignored only to have the original position re-asserted.

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