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comment by ThurberMingus
ThurberMingus  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: August 3, 2022

Probably more than a year ago there was a thread here about books on talking/arguing with people you disagree with. I can't remember the titles, authors, or which of you were involved. 99% chance kleinbl00 was in it.

I think "shoot the messenger" was a takeaway from one book.

Do any of you remember the thread or the books?


New etymology:

Dog days of summer = when it's still too hot to walk the dog at 10PM so she's awake and restless all night and everyone is tired all day.


Also it's so dry the fire ants left. I haven't seen one on more than a month.


This week's meditation is "fear of failure".


kleinbl00  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Maybe this?

ThurberMingus  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That isn't the thread, but the Righteous Mind might have been one of the books. I have requested it from the library.

You may have seen my comment before I edited it, but shooting the messenger was definitely part of the discussion, and I think an important point in one of the books.