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John on the Sunset Coast BS: The crisis of capitalism in the USA (214* d) RE: BS: The crisis of capitalism in the USA 06 Jul 14


Don Firth--

I would agree with you about sourcing if one were in a formal debate, writing a formal essay or paper, thesis or dissertation. We are not even close to doing that here. When, for instance, I source from the internet, I cut and paste (less often link) the complete address of the website. For purposes, here, that should suffice. As to print material, author and title should suffice. Generally nobody is going to go to and read that source. Your suggestion is really obstructionism, designed to keep people from posting.

A much better suggestion would be to post in good faith, and with respect. Demeaning folks by calling them names, or by making fun of their names is far worse than not getting every jot and tittle for a reference, to my way of thinking.


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