the problem with debate for the vets as I see it is that there are FEW topics we have't already extensivley addressed in the past. when uu spend that much energy and hold the archives in the regard we do...why bother?
secondly, the levels of critical thinking and debate in here vary WIDELY. when u are putting serious thought and time into a response it is more than disconcerting to have someone dismiss ur point with either poor reason or a weak stance. it's like shoveling quicksand.
thirdly, some folks on here should garner a level of respect just cus of the amount of scholarship or practical app theve had. oftentimes there is zero respect...argue, yes but come strong and salient.
Avi? Roswell High Football. It's that time of year. 'Neath the Dixie sky, biatches...