What a disappointing situation with the 17mm lens! Why?

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GiggliG
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Re: False Dichotomy
In reply to texinwien, 10 months ago

texinwien wrote:

GiggliG wrote:

texinwien wrote:

GiggliG wrote:

You're right.

I almost always am.

I consider it very similar to raising the white flag.

I feel exactly the same way about nitpicking somebody's use of quotation marks, writing a novel about exempli gratia when a sentence would suffice, lecturing (rather than merely distinguishing) on subject vs. object, referring to yourself as someone's intellectual superior, indirectly calling another person an imbecile, inter alia.

Those behaviors are also the white flags when it comes to garnering respect and being taken seriously. Reflect on that.

It's possible to have a polite, rational discussion without constantly asserting your ego.

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