(urth) Anthropological Fieldwork

Jeff Wilson jwilson at io.com
Fri Aug 15 13:25:10 PDT 2008

brunians at brunians.org wrote:
>> brunians at brunians.org wrote:
>>> To answer Mark's questions in order: it's not, no, and so what?
>>> People divide into those who wish to control the actions of others and
>>> those who do not. The motivations of the first group are of interest to
>>> me, so when I observe this behavior, I have been known to attempt to
>>> ascertain the motivations of the individual so behaving.
>> Isn't "control" is a bit strong for a peer's plea involving "please" and
>> "let's" ?
> I don't think that pleading is an accurate description of what Mark was
> doing.
> That's enough out of me: I risk indulging in the very pedantry I deplore.

er, are you sure you're on the right list?

Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
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