Re: What Are the Race Deniers Denying?
Bob Whitaker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 18:55:04 -0500
Laura Finsten wrote:
> Bob Whitaker <email@example.com> wrote:
> >Laura Finsten wrote:
> > I never accused you of "bragging" about your PhD.
> Well Mr. Whit, since I've never put those letters behind my name, or a Dr.
> in front of it in 10 months of posting here, why would I start now?
> I have never referred to my degrees here, period. You have always said
> that degrees themselves are irrelevant. I agree with you on that point,
> and I think the fact that I haven't made an issue of them indicates that.
> You are the one who is now making an issue of my doctorate. Why are you
> doing that, Mr. Whitaker?
> > I never trotted out my degrees. As you well know, I made fun of a
> >guy who had PhD after his name, and your crowd got terribly upset at the
> >very concept i would have such a thing.
> What I recall is that someone flamed you for your lousy writing while you
> were ridiculing another poster for that. Your response made it very clear
> that you have a PhD, too. I don't recall anybody being upset about that.
> I do remember you becoming very upset when I called you "Dr. Whitaker" in
> the next post addressed to you, though.
> > I've made the latter point every time you people have said this,
> >but of course I'll have to repeat it for each of you.
> All kinds of wingnuts have PhDs, Mr. Whitaker. You're living proof of
> Mommy Professor
> "If I can't dance.....I don't want to be part of your revolution."
> Emma Goldman
You got it backwards, of course. You live in a world where PhD's
are the priests to the superstitious PC peasants, so you're trying to be
modest about it.
I guess this is the first time you've ever dealt with somebody who
is truly not only not impressed, but quite the opposite. I was offended
that you get paid full time to push this Politically Coorect crap and
didn't admit it up front.