WORDISM: A WORDIST IS A VOLUNTEER IDIOT | nationalsalvation.net
One of my BRAGS is that I make mistakes and I expect you to point out not only my factual errors but also when I am making an ass of myself. In our Wordist age, this is a total contradiction. How can you unstintingly praise Chairman Bob and at the same time CORRECT him?
This is a total contradiction to the Wordist because a Wordist is a volunteer idiot. An idiot looks on this as a contradiction. To a non-idiot, it is a BALANCE. I wrote speeches for my boss admitting errors I made in his name. Sometimes it goes too far to be blamed on the staff.
Bob is not that worried about Bob the person. I am not a clinical egomaniac. I AM worried if someone is allowed to attack OUR good name and I have to do the contradicting. It is NEVER as good for one to defend oneself as for someone else to do it.
And NO, do not look for some recent incident that made me say this. You are doing a fine job in this area, both here and on SF. I just think this points up some good lessons.