Bad Faith Arguments, Imagine That

Written by Natalie Luhrs

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June 17, 2015

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I posted a comparison of these two items on Twitter earlier today, but thought I’d put it up here for posterity, too.  I think, when taken in tandem, they provide a very interesting perspective on Brad Torgersen’s possible motivations in all things Puppy.

I feel very badly for all the people who spent time talking to him assuming good faith on Torgersen’s part.

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(David Gerrold’s original post.)

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(Steven Savile’s original comment.)

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3 Comments

  1. Greg M.

    Thanks for posting. I’ve moved beyond outrage at this point. I’m slogging through the Hugo packet and am going to Worldcon for the first time ever. You going to make it?

    • Natalie Luhrs

      My vacation time & budget is allotted to different cons this year. I’m hoping to make it to a Worldcon eventually, though. I totally understand wanting to focus on the positive, too!

  2. Greg M.

    Sorry, to clarify: outrage is totally warranted, but since I can’t do anything besides vote and keep the faith, I’m trying to focus on the positive. Which is to say: SASQUAN!

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