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After politely acknowledging your reply, he replied to the original poster in a helpful manner.
No! He did not. a) he didn't reply directly to the OP at all; b) there is nothing "helpful" about misinformation.
and I don't consent to him being bullied.
So you'd rather see this serial poster of misinformation be allowed to disseminate his crap unchallenged, thereby wasting the time and energies of all those who mistake it as useful, just so as not to offend his sensibilities?
That's like accusing the Allies of bullying Hitler.
By Godwin's law the discussion is now closed.
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
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