Wade, Guy wrote: >Yes, that's exactly the interpretation I had in mind, but it also carries >the thought of "try making peace first, try to understand (and therefore >become friends with) the person instead of rushing into an adversarial >relationship." I've never really learnt to appreciate the idea that just because people understand each other, they'll like/respect each other. Learning to know somebody can just as well give you reasons not to like him/her! Indeed, many of the bitterest conflicts in history has been between groups in most respects very close to one another. The heretic is usually considered worse than the heathen. Andreas _________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at http://www.hotmail.com.