Adam may be an agent provacateur for the right wing
press? He mascarades as a lefty to get all the radicals
shouting "yeah dude, give it to em".
But, at the end of his little diatribe we get the
rub, a punch to the face to poor Spurgeon.
The real intention is to make all the rest of us
sustainable aggies look bad (to ourselves, to our Mothers, and
to the agro-industrial establishment lurking in the
Then the lurkers and opinion makers can say
"see, I told you so, that sanet crowd is just too much.
What will they say next?" "Maybe their whole stupid
movement is really a ploy to overthrow U.S. agriculture
and establish communism on American soil."
What is a prolix faddist? I might add that to my
Oklahoma-grown cowboy vocabulary.
To the cantakerous graziers:
We expect flattulant opinion from the cow herders; it
is innate to your profession.
To the vegetarians:
Wendell Berry said we gotta graze animals and eat meat for
the good of the land, even if it kills us.
To the prolix faddists:
Can't you see that your wacky ideas are what is
wrong with this agricultural economy?
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> Spurgeon Smith said:
> > Too bad about the way this list seems to attract prolix faddists -- there
> > is lots of good stuff here, but I don't have the time to sort out the raving
> > luddites.
> You are the worst of the bunch. At least most of the other related
> postings had something to do with reasonable discourse. You have sunk
> lower than grade-school levels with your approach to communication.
> I'm glad most people in the world are decent.
> The sign of a feeble mind is that it resorts quickly to name-calling. In
> my experience, that's also the nature of folks who either don't want
> things to change or who know they're wrong.
> I'm really sorry to say I probably will have to leave this list too,
> just because I get enough self-centeredness, bitterness and
> misunderstanding in my daily life.
> Good for you, Sturgeon Smith. Get off the list. Good riddance. Oh, and
> I'll look forward to running into you in person one day so I can show
> you how I really feel about people who tend to make ad hominem remarks.