[conspire] How to have a rational discussion

Paul Zander paulz at ieee.org
Sat Mar 26 10:00:57 PDT 2011

It can be especially difficult to people who would appear to be following the rules until:

3. Provide evidence for your position or argument.

and their response is to quote from a religious text and refuse to consider any alternative evidence.

--- On Thu, 3/24/11, Nick Moffitt <nick at zork.net> wrote:

From: Nick Moffitt <nick at zork.net>
Subject: [conspire] How to have a rational discussion
To: conspire at linuxmafia.com
Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011, 3:06 AM


"virii" would be the plural of the mythical masculine
noun "virius". The neuter plural of "virus" would be
"vira" (as "opus" & "opera"), and "viri" is the plural
of the masculine "vir" (man). It really is "viruses"!

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