Note: I just re-read your reply, and I’m still grinning.

I’ve long made a practice of being sincerely grateful towards anyone who could prove me wrong, for whoever has done so has removed a bit of my ignorance.

Yes, I recognize that there is a great deal that I have yet to learn, and I hope to learn from you as well. Yes, you may prove to me that what I believe is wrong, and if you do so, I will be grateful to you. But conversely, will you be able to accept my own arguments in return? We’ll see.

With eagerness —


Retired Navy. Inveterate contrarian. If I haven’t done it, I’ve usually done something close.

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