on 1/31/07 8:35 PM, Ray Saintonge wrote:
One point which for me makes "Be civil"
preferable to "Don't be a dick"
is that it advocates something that people should be in preference to
what they should not be. It has a more positive outlook.
I agree with the positive part, but there's that word "civil" again -
wanting to put the word "defense" right after it :-).
At least you're not putting "war" right after it. Few people would
understand if you were referring to a war fought with utmost politeness.