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05-09-2013, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Yukon Joe View Post
This is quite the piece of rhetoric.

You manage to combine a slippery slope argument, with an attack on the honesty and integrity or anyone who disagrees with you. Well done!

Someone can in fact be in favour of violent hits in the game of hockey, and be opposed to those same violent hits being dished out by 10-11 year olds.

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
Incrementalism and a slippery slope argument are not the same thing. Yelling "slippery slope argument!!!!" is indeed what a dishonest incrementalist would do to try and defend themselves in the interim, but I don't think that kind of intentional deception is at hand here.

There is also no attack on honesty taking place. You're reading that in if you see it. Simply asking for reflection and clarity.

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