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Topic: Would this be your daughter?
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Louis Talman

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Re: Would this be your daughter?
Posted: Mar 9, 2013 10:13 PM
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On Sat, 09 Mar 2013 14:10:48 -0700, GS Chandy <> wrote:

> Is it possible for adherents of these opposing philosophies ever to meet
> in a reasonable and friendly way, discuss issues over cup of coffee, go
> out for a beer together on a Friday evening, send their respective
> children to sleepovers at the homes of children of people belonging to
> the opposing faction, and so on and so forth?

Probably not. Overweening parents are so frequently overweening
discussants, too.

- --Louis A. Talman
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver


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