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Posted by: Barry Stoller on February 03, 19100 at 21:34:32:

In Reply to: Stoller: Practitioner of Skinnerian debating methods? posted by piper on February 03, 19100 at 11:02:55:

: Skinner was an advocate of punishment/reward reinforcement as a means of controlling human beaviour...

This proves that if you read Skinner you failed to understand him. No one opposed punishment more vigorously. Perhaps you only read Chomsky's hachet-job review of Beyond Freedom and Dignity?

: So is Mr Stoller trying to use punishment (consciously or unconsciously- whoops sorry that isn't behaviourist) against those who oppose his views in the hope that he will either extinguish our responses or drive us away?

Your resolution to not debate me perhaps needs renewal---or is the 'environment' too strong to resist?

What do you expect from a debate board, anyway?


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