From: Damien Morton (Morton@dennisinter.com)
Date: Fri Sep 29 2000 - 10:23:26 PDT
Its a cultural thing. Consensus (correctness) is so ingrained in US culture
that a rousing argument can no longer be tolerated.
Let the honorable opposition speak.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Whore [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 29, 2000 1:22 PM
> To: lane becker
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: DaveNet and FoRK
> On Fri, 29 Sep 2000, lane becker wrote:
> --] especially since this list is one of the few places that seems to
> --] actively encourage conflict -- sometimes with, sometimes without
> --] resolution. don't let the man getcha down.
> Im with Lane on this. Fork has become, for better or worse, a
> great place
> to catch the stream and spit in the wind.
> As for encouraging conflict ...I dont think this list
> encouraes it so much
> as the topics and the attitude let people be themselves
> without all the
> layers of "polite" crud that hinders free expression.
> Lists that are simply threads of "I have this idea..." "oh thats
> wonderfull" "Oh thats great" "oh thats amazing" "I think i
> found a flaw in
> it" "BAN THE FLAMER" end of discousion sucketh.
> Fork, Laying the Smacketh Down
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