This will (hopefully) be my last post on this. I will make a separate
followup to this on the issue of logic & rationality. I entreat
others not to flame DSQA on this thread, so hopefully this can die
>>When you respond to me decently, rather than in a rabble-rousing,
>>patronising fashion, then we may shake hands. Disagreeing with what I
>>say is fine -- sophistry isn't.
>Pardon me for stepping on your toes, but I thought you asked for it by
>stating that if a team beats another once in decades it turns the
>whole rankings upside down. :)
me your hand (in the part you conveniently deleted). Rather than
leave your hand dangling in mid-air, I refused it and did you the
courtesy of telling you why. I'll be more succinct now: I don't like
soiling my hands.
I would stop now, but there's the matter of the flame war..
>for some reason you have started breathing down my throat. lst time
>this happened, we had a huge flame war in which you encouraged all
>Indians in "Flame the DSQA" competition. My friend, it seems that you
>are taking an advantage of your previous experience in which you wnet
>home free, and left the lesser beings to flame DSQA. Now it seems
>like you are descending from the pedestal yourslef to flame DSQA. I
>hope you have fun, for I know I will. :)
shaking your hand, definitely not by getting close enough to you to
"breathe down your throat". Its not fun at all..
However, try to remember back to last week. You were the first to
bring my name up, (1) following up to my post and (2) quoting my name
in another post; I don't follow up to anything you write, period, and
least of all to any "views" you post. Frankly, I don't care what
about your cricket opinions, so if you leave any mention of me out,
I'll be delighted...
So, hows this -- if you like, respond to this post. I will not
respond to anything you say, so you can be content in having had the
last word. You can also suggest that I am scared of fighting with
you, whatever, I don't care.... have your day...
BUT AFTER this one post, do NOT respond to ANYTHING ELSE I write and
do not refer to me in any of your posts, either directly or
indirectly. I'll do the same -- in fact, thats exactly what I was
doing until you quoted my name and followed up to my postings. You are
not important enough for me to give a hoot about any opinions you hold
about anything. Except when you directly say anything about me. Your
cricket opinions mean nothing to me; do me the same courtesy and
ignore my posts.
You are a professed lover of peace, so here is an opportunity for you
to do what you preach, and stop any flames.
I will, of course, be happy enough to discuss my positions with others
such as Jawad and Syed who can disagree with me and still not be
personal (or be genuinely sorry if they caused hurt). And don't lump
yourself with Jawad Ali as far as I am concerned; apologies between
him and me have been exchanged...
But if you do choose to respond after responding to this message,
don't say I want a flame war. You will want one...
So say what you like...
PS: One followup on the subject of logic to follow.
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