Parableman is often obnoxious, similairly convinced in his own positions and righteously loud about it--and completely engrossing. I may not agree with many of his positions but this dear Christian brother can argue his point from philosophy and the
From The Bible Archive. I guess there was a space limit, and I'm assuming the next word was 'Bible'. Am I really often obnoxious? I'm not even sure how I could be loud without using all caps.
Obnoxious: 1 archaic : exposed to something unpleasant or harmful -- used with to
2 archaic : deserving of censure
3 : odiously or disgustingly objectionable : highly offensive
loud: 1 a : marked by intensity or volume of sound b : producing a loud sound
2 : CLAMOROUS, NOISY
3 : obtrusive or offensive in appearance or smell : OBNOXIOUS
If I'm giving off this impression, it's a real surprise to me. I see this site as a way to have reasoned discussion on issues, to provide balance and a mediating position between extremes, and to give due time to arguments and positions I disagree with. That doesn't mean I don't express the views I do become convinced of, and I'll give arguments for those positions. I just don't see the harshness that kind of language implies.
Update: Well, it's been revoked as one of his "cute (or so I thought) observations and reviews of the sites that I recommend". This post has been described as "a due thrashing"! Anyone else ready for the cat-of-nine-tails? Don't worry, Rey. I was more at a loss to try to figure out what I was doing that came across that way than I was mad at you for saying that.