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[at-l] WF and all that

Rhymin' Worm wrote:

>Good point. I've been on another list where they have a wonderful list 
>"rule" that they call the "Hitler rule."
>According to the rule, whenever the name of Hitler is invoked in a post, it 
>means that intelligent discussion
>of a topic is no longer possible, and it's time to move
>the discussion on.

This is known as Godwin's Law, and as often as not its
invocation is an attempt to weasel out of having to deal
with valid analogy. It's best to avoid it.


Your pal,

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