"I was genuinely looking for a conversation, thinking, fool-headed though I was, that after all this time there grew a maturity in the other party that made him a person from whom I could learn. This proved to be an erroneous thought."
"Again, Shane. That's not how it works. Those are simply the rules of logic. If one want to make a statement, be prepared to back it up and don't get butthurt when one is called out on it.
In any case, I can hardly prove a negative, except…"