[MA-SOC] A bit off topic: Confirmed, the King of Pop helped produce music for Sonic the Hedgehog 3

Alain-Christian mynamebackwards at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 17:48:18 EST 2009


>Mostly to be tactful.  That particularly paragraph referred to groups I'm
not particularly fond of -- e.g., militant fundamentalists of all stripes,
*"old"* or *"new"*.

I don't mean to keep harping on this but *who* are you quoting when you do
that?

On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 4:37 PM, Jill Sophia <viaparva at gmail.com> wrote:

> Mostly to be tactful.  That particularly paragraph referred to groups I'm
> not particularly fond of -- e.g., militant fundamentalists of all stripes,
> "old" or "new".  Of the latter, I deliberately avoided mentioning specific
> groups (some of which classify themselves as religions, others which
> classify themselves as self-help movements), so as not to offend anyone on
> this list who might belong to one of said groups.
>
> But apparently my attempt at tactfulness backfired, 'cause I seem to have
> ended up offending EVERYONE.  Go figure.
>
> Anyway, I'm still not gonna mention those groups by name.  I have no
> interest in either initiating or perpetuating flamewars.*
>
> (* Reading about some of the more entertaining ones is another story.
> Encyclopedia Dramatica, anyone?  :-P)
>
> Peace & Pocky,
> Jill
>
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> VOCATUS ATQUE NON VOCATUS DEUS ADERIT
> ("Bidden or not bidden, God is present")
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>
>
> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Sean Su <sean.su at sean.su> wrote:
>
> > You wrote:
> >
> > *"Christian, but also Jewish, Islamic, and other denominations (including
> > some
> > cultlike "new religions")*
> > *
> > *
> > I'm completely confused why it was necessary to add in cultlike and then
> > quotations around "new religions". Poor wording?
> >
> > ~Sean
> >
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