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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?

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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.

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

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

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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.