Subject: Re: 24 VAC to 9VDC supply
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Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2002 23:09:02 GMT
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On Sun, 15 Dec 2002 01:09:36 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (John Fields)
>As painful as it is to have to confront the village idiots of the
>world, it's a necessary exercise in that they need to be made aware
>of the fact that they _are_ idiots, and therein lies the problem.
>Dealing with someone possessing limited intelligence who, because of
>their actions, needs to be convinced of their handicap is difficult
>because they're just not smart enough to understand that they are,
>in fact, stupid.
>IMO, I think the quality of usenet has increased as more and more
>knowledgeable contributors have jumped on board. However, I do
>agree that the signal to noise ratio has decreased. Perhaps, if we
>make it painful for the idiots to gather here they'll either smarten
>up or leave?
>Professional circuit designer
So he don't believe in the same religion you do. That certainly does
not make him stupid. Although I don't agree with his views with the
same degree of conviction, his arguments were reasonable and thought
provoking. He said the concept of faith is stupid. That is not a
I do not understand why some people go ballistic when their beliefs
are questioned. No topic should be too sensitive for open discussion
for the truly intelligent.