richard1941 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 02:43:31 JST 2011
Explain how the telescope is useful for reading biblical text at great
distance, and they will love you.
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Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 8:41 AM
To: Michael Coslo
Cc: ATM list
Subject: Re: [ATM] observatory
I've not had experiences like these yet. Only heard about them.
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On Mar 9, 2011, at 10:12 AM, Michael Coslo <mjc5 at psu.edu> wrote:
> On Mar 8, 2011, at 3:59 PM, GFPhoto wrote:
>> Richard wrote: "or they might reject some teachings of astronomy (the age
of the universe). "
>> Richard, what happened? Haven't you been telling us not to accept the
most cherished of 'accepted teachings'?
> I've been publicly accosted by people who have an axe to grind. I'm just
trying to make a presentation on making a telescope - which should be pretty
safe, as most of those just deal with physics, not cosmology and all that
entails. I've even had them make a mid-sentence switch to other talking
points they are personally interested in, completely unrelated to the
subject at hand.
> Plain and simple - I don't want my presentation hijacked.
> Indeed, I'm thinking that the best way to approach the issue is to upfront
ask people to hold their questions until after the presentation, then if
anyone strays into sensitive areas, I'll offer to take it off line and
discuss it with them afterwards. If they insist, I'll stop and sit down, and
invite them up to present what they want to present.
> - 73 de Mike N3LI -
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