Re: My last word

Bodester (
Sat, 17 Apr 1999 14:26:34 -0400

Better word, unsupported insinuation. You didn't say it straight out, but
implied he has not by the tone of the phrase. Unsupported in that you did
not explain what you did (not) know about his experience in the area.
Without the explanation of that, it's left unsupported.

> << > >I wonder if Jon Wells has ever heard of the phrase 'experiment'?
> >
> > Art: Jon has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Berkeley, and many years
> > research experience and publications.
> >
> > Wow, a classic example of "appeal to authority".
> My take on this is: Wow, a classic example of someone making an
> assertion and being shown blatantly wrong.
> >>
> ****** Do you mean that I made an unsupported assertion (I being huxter)?
> so, please explain how my post was an assertion at all, then how it was
> unsupported.