Exactly Where To Put The Knife
And Precisely How To Turn It
August 25, 1996
I found the "Fig Tree Enigma" and the backlash articles to be extremely entertaining. One thing I have always known about you is how brilliant you are, and it really shows in your writings. I find your written material to be very powerful mainly because it gives the reader time to study your points and form opinions.
I believe in real life, in real time conversation, people don't have much of a chance with you in a debate and that is why they get so frustrated. I can think of many instances when we have debated a subject and I had to surrender to the fact that -- you were right!
I wonder if you have considered a way to guide people toward your beliefs by giving them little spoonfulls of it, waiting for them to grasp that theory, then moving on to the next level and so on. Much like leading a horse to water. Then you slam them with the "Coupe de gras" and finish them off....
It is said that the art of diplomacy is telling someone to go to hell in such a way so that they will enjoy the ride. Anyway, it would seem that the written expression of free thought is one of your best gifts -- use it!
P.S., and may God have mercy on your soul ... hahahaha ... ok gotta go now and roll around in the aisles, with my eyes rolled back in my head, drooling and writhing and speaking in tongues.
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