Tuesday, July 08, 2003

"The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face."

--Sidney J. Harris

On the other hand, there's a certain Price of Nice that's not such a good deal. The trick, as in so many things, is balance -- candor and kindness / honesty and tact / expression without explosion. Easy to say, aye?

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