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Author Topic:   Do creationists actually understand their own arguments?
crashfrog
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Message 85 of 136 (632834)
09-10-2011 4:43 PM
Reply to: Message 84 by Buzsaw
09-10-2011 4:35 PM


Re: Irony or bollocks?
Questioning how one sentence co-relates to another in the same paragraph is an incorrect application of the word?
To be fair, you didn't ask how one sentence correlated to another; you asked how one sentence correlated.
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I'm trying to correlate the first paragraph of your message. Would you please explain it to me so as to correlate the sentences in it?
Correlate is transitive; you can't correlate something, you have to correlate it to something else.
You have a tendency to throw around ten-dollar words before you've taken the time to understand them. It's a barrier to your efforts to communicate clearly. Instead of trying to prove what a schmott guy you are all the time, why not focus on writing clearly?
When ideas are important, the wise writer makes an effort to communicate them as clearly as possible. It's when ideas have no merit, typically, that the verbal flourishes are used.

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