... evidence of civilization. Which hardly means that those who write cannot be uncivil. There's quite a debate going on about this at Lee Goldberg's in connection with this post: Not Interested.
Seems Steve Clackson alerted Lee to what was noted here in this post: A reading sampler. Lee was, as the title of post indicates, not interested. I think he should have left it at that and not gone after Steve as he did. But he certainly has initiated a lively discussion. Weigh in.