disinterested science

Max Sawicky sawicky at epinet.org
Thu Jul 30 08:40:49 PDT 1998

>Max Sawicky has started replying to people who call him a beltway
>inhabitent with Max's own brand of name calling. Max called Doug a
>beatnik from New York. . . .

I don't object to being called a beltway inhabitant (though I don't live within the b-way). I am tired, however, of this being invoked as datum which allegedly explains or debunks my arguments.

>. . .
>But Max can't you just relie upon the truth of the work you
>cite, and let go of things like Doug or anyone calling you a beltway

Well I have, for the past two years, but I'm tired of it now.

> . . . Surely
>calling Doug a beatnik is not dignified for you.

It was meant lightly. To me it's not even an insult.


"He who digs Los Angeles IS Los Angeles."

-- Alan Ginsberg

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