Whining about Whiners

Eats, shoots, and leaves, The Space Review

"The Internet has not exactly contributed to good manners. Internet writers frequently employ various below-the-belt rhetorical tricks to attack people they don't like. One of the most common is to state that another writer is "whining." It's an attempt to label the other person as immature and petty, a baby."

Editor's note: I find it rather silly - and sanctimonious - that Dwayne Day (who works for the prestigious National Academy of Sciences Space Studies Board) has taken to whining about whiners - and does so using pretty much the same tactics he chastises others for using. People who live in glass houses ...

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