From: Winfield Hill
Subject: Re: Austin Instruments to Close
Date: 16 Jan 2003 05:12:25 -0800
Organization: Rowland Institute
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> John Fields wrote:
>>>"Jonathan Kirwan" wrote ...
>>>> I have two autistic children, one profound, one relatively
>>>> mild, both of whom I love dearly. Would you mind not
>>>> bandying it about as though it were always an insult?
>>> ** It ain't no compliment.
>> That's uncalled for. You're a heartless little bastard with
>> a mean streak and you just don't know when to stop, do you?
> Seconded. I wasn't going to get my feet dirty with this
> thread but Phil's arrogance and absolute lack of sensitivity
> evidenced in this thread are just too much.
>>> The folk that hide it or do not know that they suffer from
>>> it cause LOTS of harm.
>> If that's true, then I suggest you take a look at what's been
>> happening around here since _you_ appeared. It's not a pretty
>> picture, but perhaps you're inured to it since im sure it's the
>> norm for you.
> Also seconded. Taking sides on newsgroups is silly (and I
> know I'm doing just that), but if I had to choose which of
> you were to leave, I know who I'd miss, and who I wouldn't.
> Mark L. Fergerson
I also make a practise of not injecting personal opinions,
but in the case of Phil an exception is certainly called for.
I'm with you Mark.