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Re: AHS Robin/On the Term "Personal Attack"

At 10:02 AM 9/11/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Gerry/Bob O'Neill wrote:
>> In my mind, the difference is between saying "Your idea is stupid," and
>> "You are stupid for having that idea."
>How about instead of either, we say " I disagree with your idea" or even
"it's a
>bad idea" and give a reasoned explanation of why.
You're right, Chick..I was just trying to discriminate between a personal
(rude) attack and an impersonal (rude) attack.

:-)  Gerry
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