1. Attempt to re-express your target's position so clearly, vividly and fairly that your target says: "Thanks, I wish I'd thought of putting it that way."
A good moral to draw from this observation is that when you want to criticise a field, a genre, a discipline, an art form …don't waste your time and ours hooting at the crap! Go after the good stuff or leave it alone.
I gotta admit that I have heard the latter bit of advice from others and I am entirely willing to believe myself in the wrong.
This blog is dedicated to taking out the obvious bits of crap. I want to hear the good arguments for Creationism and feel that trying to clear out the crap is worthy - at least of a blog that is updated once a month, if that.