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The Bellinghman
Date: 2011-01-26 16:00
Subject: On that media storm
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"I am very sorry that certain comments made by me have caused offence," said Gray.
No, that's not a proper apology.

That's pushing the blame onto those offended.

What he should have said was "I am very sorry that I made certain comments that may have caused offence,"
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Laura Anne Gilman: stop that
User: suricattus
Date: 2011-01-26 16:07 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:stop that
Teflon Responsibility. One of the few things that will cause me to give up on a person and walk away.

("I'm sorry that you feel that way" was one of the major causes of my getting divorced, rather than working it out. How people say something often tells you more than they think.)
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