Subject: Re: The Common Lisp Way (was: Re: Your introduction to Lisp...)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2002 12:30:49 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Erik Naggum

* Erann Gat
| Actually, I am.

  Then what _is_ the problem?  My God, you are _such_ an asshole.

| Kent and I are carrying on a discussion on this very topic in another
| thread.

  You mean the one in which Kent is visibly exasperated by your blockheaded
  stupidity and writes "You don't understand what I said."?  It looks to me
  like Kent is trying to make you think, but you are only playing quibbling
  games with him and toying with his words in return.  Watching this weird
  exchange with Kent that you refer to as a discussion is one good reason
  _not_ to engage you in debate, because you do in fact not grasp anything.

| I keep trying to steer this thread back onto a technical track

  Really.  If you were not lying even to yourself, you would try something
  different if you failed to achieve your goals in the way you act, but you
  either keep lying or keep failing to get the simple point that has been
  laid out for you: Just start to think.  I believe you no longer can, but
  I keep trying to make you want to show some evidence that you do.

> I do not wish to engage you in debate, Erann Gat,

| Then why do you do it?

  Erann, this may come as a shock to you, but "debate" is more than two
  guys talking.  You probably had a "debate team" at school or you have at
  least seen people on TV engage in debate.  It is an intellectual exchange
  that requires intelligence at work on both sides, also in the audience.
  Your intelligence has not been at work for a _long_ time as far as your
  output can be the evidence.  All you do is hold up your super-hero
  deflector shield and produce such fantastically stupid things like this:

| I agree.  You really should read what you write.  Sometimes it makes a
| lot of sense.

  Your failure to grasp _anything_ people say to you if you can find _some_
  way to turn it around is monumentally annoying, but I think you are just
  too fucking stupid to understand it.  Playing a game like that may be fun
  for a few minutes, but doing it for months and _years_ must be evidence
  of some serious mental problems.

| Funny, I was just thinking the same thing.

  Of course you were, Erann.  Of course you were.

  Seek treatment.  Tell your doctor that I made you visit him and that you
  are really seeking treatment for me.  Any good doctor will understand.

  In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none.
  In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.

  Post with compassion: