From: Jeffrey Gibson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Mar 02 1998 - 19:56:48 EST
On Mon, 2 Mar 1998, Jonathan Robie wrote:
> I'm not sure how you are interpreting the tone of my message. Jeffrey is
> MUCH better educated than I am, which is why I am asking him to expand. How
> did you read this?
> At 03:52 PM 3/2/98 -0800, Cooper Greg wrote:
> >Gee.....when **you** want deference you can be total passive. When
> >else doesn't seem to meet your standards or education (whether you know
> >they do or not!!!) you sure come across as mega asshole. An interesting
> >manipulation of personality.
First off, to Cooper Greg: thanks for defending me against what you thought
was a slight. But I think you actually over reacted. Yes, the phrasing of
Jonathan's message is capable of being read as a snide remark (or
perhaps a bit of Socratic irony), but knowing Jonathan, I'm sure that
it was not intended to be taken in this manner. I've certainly had
compliments come out wrong!
Second, to Jonathan. Ouch!
Anyway, I hope my latest posting (not this one) which you probably
just received helps sort the Bultmann matter out.
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