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Old 11-17-2011, 07:19 PM
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Default Re: Values Added: Rootin' Tootin' Edition (Amanda Marcotte & Erica Grieder)

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Originally Posted by stephanie View Post
. . . Sulla's comment to which miceelf objected seemed to me to be trying to sidestep this by assuming as a given that all agreed that we were talking about a philosophical person, a child. . . .
I would read the statement not to assert that we are talking about something we all regard as a philosophical person, but to assert that we are talking about something we all understand the speaker to regard as a philosophical person. In my experience, assuming otherwise leads to discussion that is especially unproductive, even for the subject.
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