On 11/4/06, Randall R Schulz email@example.com wrote:
The best way to repudiate a disrespectful question or response is to ignore it. This will stop it immediately. It is the equivalent of sending it to /dev/null.
For one thing, I do not believe this is true. Without negative feedback, people will typically persist in their behaviors.
actually, it is pretty well accepted that feedback of any sort reinforces behaviour. The adage is "ignore and re-direct". Generally this approach is most effective.