Quote:We might cut Ernest some slack: he really can't help that he is consumed by envy. Â If you look back over the several months that he has graced our company, he has on a number of occasions taken exception to statements made by others. Â I guess I somewhat rankled him over a thread that had to do with the number of shirts purchased yearly. Â Ernest becomes very defensive when claims are made by others that suggest that they have something, namely money and privilege, that he lacks...and which I, too, lack in any substantive quantity. Â I've learned that the best way to deal with Ernest is to not deal with Ernest at all. Â Kalra, when you said that Ernest's motivation for being nasty was envy, you hit the nail on the head. Â I've given my two cents only because this was a good thread gone unnecessarily bad.
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4/23/04 at 1:20pm