> since you seem to have decided to make this into some sort of
> battle about human decency which you think you are winning.
The comment to which you are refering was an offhand throw-away remark that was in specific reference to your apparent unwillingness to credit knwoedge of the subject matter to your opponents -- and my willingness to express greater generosity in this regard (having stated that I am certain intelligence is not limited to my side of the argument).
I meant no disrespect.
(Hera's "shock" was most unwarrented)