[kwlug-disc] are you going to be a criminal?

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Fri Jun 4 20:32:22 EDT 2010

John Van Ostrand wrote, On 06/04/2010 8:23 PM:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> All I'm suggesting is rather than reinventing the argument wheel
>> (in the list), refer to and leverage (and enhance) what's already
>> out there. i.e. We don't have to first convince anyone that our
>> particular post or viewpoint is credible or authoritative, if we
>> can reference other 'experts.'
> Part of the reason I want to discuss this on the list is because
> there are many people who might send a letter if they had a good
> set of arguments to make.
> We could try to find another on the 'net, but it would be one of
> many of the same letters. I'm hoping that we put enough points
> together that our little corner of the net can put forth at least
> it's own unique letter.
> The last time I did this I didn't cover all the salient points.
> This way I'm hoping to get a broader view.

Sorry, guess I didn't phrase things very well.

I in no way meant to imply we shouldn't beat this to death in the list.

I guess I meant ... there must be well phrased points already made 'in 
the wild'. Let's leverage those rather than repeating them (quote them 
here), then enhance them. Rather than multiple people saying the same 
thing multiple ways - let's quote the well phrased concise point, and 
lever up from there. Rather than everyone starting every point from 
ground zero.

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