Re: Life Duty Death

Julie Locascio (
Tue, 19 Sep 1995 16:07:07

>>People who visited Niagara Falls told me that everybody has to wear
disposable >>rain ponchos there because the acid in the falls just eats
through clothing >>and rubber rain ponchos.

>And a friend of mine claims that the CIA has put a microchip
>in his brain and bugs his apartment. So? Care to even begin
>to try to document a case of acid rain causing problems?


You know, Joseph, my statement was exactly what it was, and nothing more. I
did not claim any "scientific proof", I did not claim to be an authority, I
did not claim anything more than that somebody told me that. This is known as
"tossing out a thought" or "brainstorming". It is to elicit further comments
on the subject which serve to elaborate and clarify and correct and augment.
Your statement, on the other hand, is known as a "flame". It is rude and
irritating and earns you zero respect (which is probably why you have mentally
ill friends).

I made the statement precisely to hear what people had to say about it. It
has already elicited polite and informed responses from which you could learn
some netiquette.