David Valadez wrote:
One should be polite regardless of being direct.
I agree David, one hundred percent. I, for one, can love my enemies from a distance if necessary. Respectful behavior should be part and parcel with all behavior. If anyone disrespects their enemies, it immediately becomes a great tool for the strategist.
I, certainly, have "James" interests at heart, but at the same time, there are a lot of other people that also have interests that need looking after that have been around for a long time and, presumably, what "James" would like to learn is some of the things he sees in this group of people. Both must be willing to "fit" within reason.