Who’s behaving badly? A culture of arrogance
You are a bloviating, egotistical snob with reading skills so poor that you could never get into 1st grade, and I am more famous and smarter than you will ever be.
Is this an example of Defamation?—not protected by the 1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Libel (defamation) is the number one reason journalists get sued, and the average verdict is $2.4 million.
The Internet is not a Safe Haven for being Anonymous when Behaving Badly
There is no guarantee that being anonymous online offers a safe haven to be abusive to others. Recently, I was in a scuffle with a flock of anonymous voices on Amazon and as I struggled to disengage from the issue, I was warned that I should apologize to all the anonymous voices hiding behind the…
The Self-Annihilation of Credibility – Part 6/6
While Hart worked in Ningpo, as you may see, the concern of the Chinese and Westerners had little to do with the Taiping Rebellion and more with pirates and crime.
The Self-Annihilation of Credibility – Part 5/6
Tilly, in claim six, ever the historian as she says in her Readers Cafe review of The Concubine Saga, points out that the Santai Dynasty mentioned in chapter four was not the oldest known dynasty when in fact the oldest was the Xia. She is correct but wrong at the same time. The Xia (or…
The Self-Annihilation of Credibility – Part 4/6
In Tilly’s opinion, castrations only took place after a man was hired to work in the Forbidden City … She was wrong!
The Self-Annihilation of Credibility – Part 3/6
No one knows what Hart actually paid for Ayaou or Shao-mei because Hart did not mention the price paid anywhere in his surviving journals
The Self-Annihilation of Credibility – Part 2/6
Tilly claimed that Robert Hart could not have been raised to respect women as equals in Victorian England.
The Self-Annihilation of Credibility – Part 1/6
If an author believes he or she has been defamed, then it is the duty of the author to speak out in his or her own defense unless a loyal fan does it first.