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Old Sep 12th, 2017, 03:45 PM   #61
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So, Freddie, question: Why is it that anyone who disagrees with you or offers an alternative viewpoint is a "contrarian"?

Why aren't you ever the "contrarian"?
I thought that Frank was a British Columbian.
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Birds Gotta Fly, Fish Gotta Swim.

Indeed. Haters gonna hate. Some people like to argue for the sake of arguing. Snakes gonna slither. Mosquitoes gonna bite. Vultures gonna feast on dead things.
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Old Sep 12th, 2017, 05:13 PM   #63
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My point is that you have generalized based on a few examples. You may say that these examples demonstrate some POV, but that does not necessarily make it so. I make no broad generalizations since there is no way I would be able to collect reliable and valid data.

Good luck with this, Marc. My experience is that contrarians believe what they want to believe.


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Good luck with this, Marc. My experience is that contrarians believe what they want to believe.


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I thought that Frank was a British Columbian.

I'm an Albertan born and raised, though I have spent many summer vacations in British Columbia.
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I'm an Albertan born and raised, though I have spent many summer vacations in British Columbia.
I thought so, but I needed something to rhyme with contrarian. I could have said Martian.
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I thought so, but I needed something to rhyme with contrarian. I could have said Martian.

Or Bulgarian. Or Agrarian. Or Octogenarian.
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Contrarian--anyone disagreeing with Freddie's ill-considered opinions.
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Or Bulgarian. Or Agrarian. Or Octogenarian.
Nova Scotian ........... Labradorian ............. Librarian ................
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Question is, where are they going to find these many teachers?
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