Cultural differences (was: Re: [ox-en] There is no such thing like "peer money")
- From: Stefan Merten <smerten oekonux.de>
- Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 21:37:10 +0200
Hi Michel, Sam, all!
Last month (44 days ago) Michel Bauwens wrote:
My take on me and you being 'full of sh...", is that Stefan is largely
creating a straw man argument, so as to better defend the purity of his own
argument, while in actual reality, I do not think what we are saying in fact
undermines the key understandings of Oekonux, but rather refine it and make
On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 5:16 AM, Samuel Rose <samuel.rose gmail.com> wrote:
You can reply back to me with as many
dismissive, arrogant, one-upping remarks that you'd like to. It's fine with
me if you think that I am full of it. I really don't care. But, my point,
language and meaning are described above, in my words.
I feel that there are also cultural differences coming into play here.
Especially the scale of what is rude or polite is heavily influenced
by the culture someone is used to. For instance I see absolutely no
reason for you, Sam, to interpret StefanMz' interventions in this way
- but I have the same cultural background as StefanMz.
Yet knowing about these things one is not immune against this trap.
For instance I fell into it two days ago :-( ...
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