I think this guy...
sorren23 at nc.rr.com
Wed Feb 2 14:06:34 EST 2005
you know, I wrote you in the spirit of actual discussion, but I see I
totally misunderstood the situation. What it was going to be was a
shit-slinging party. You have fun with it, I don't like that kind of thing
but you go ahead without me.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Never call me Phil" <philipayers at yahoo.com>
To: <ch-scene at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 12:56 PM
Subject: Re: I think this guy...
> geeze I thought he was going to go into all the bullshit coming from on
> high about freedom, and fighting for freedom around the globe and
> private investment accounts inplace of SS, did't you think that too,
> but that's alot of "horseshit" me thinkst...Some still haven't figured
> out if George Bush is full of "horseshit" or bullshit?? I'd bet you
> though, since he's been going on and on about 'freedom" that it's gotta
> be "horseshit"??
> Sorren Thule wrote:
>> When he started out with
>> the article I had hoped he would go into the way that the constant
>> bombardment of bullshit from the media, especially advertising, is
>> > "be that as it may" DO say, but at least it didn't sound like
>> > jargon(bs) so I found it to be refreshingly insightful...the idea
>> > writing about "bullshit".
>> > Out back in the barn, I don't have a bull but I do have a house or
>> > Sooo, my questioni is: what IS the difference between "bullshit"
>> > "horseshit". He didn't even mention "horseshit".. which I found
>> > irritating.
>> > Be that as it may, let me take a stab at it. "Horseshit" if I maybe
>> > bold, is a more pejorative form of "bullshit", as in: "That's total
>> > (one always tends to preceed hourseshit with total or totally)
>> > "horseshit."
>> > If one were to use "bullshit" in place of "horseshit" the meaning
>> > would certainly be dfferent by several degrees. When someone calls
>> > action or uterance, "bullshit" that's a more respectful way of
>> > you're intelligent BUT you are being dishonest or selfserving or
>> > spirited by not recognizing the truth. When one uses "horseshit"
>> > means to insult the intelligences of the person and the action.
>> > who's wittgentein?
>> > Sorren Thule wrote:
>> >> Be that as it may, any one of us could have written this ourselves
>> > . .
>> >> Wittgenstein it ain't.
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