[hackerspaces] kids, insurances, parental control
webmind at puscii.nl
Wed Jan 27 20:46:55 CET 2010
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Matt Joyce wrote:
> Webmind, you tagged parts of your response as flames, as well as
> aggressive. Then you went ahead and sent it anyways.
> We all get frustrated. We might have opposing views on many matters.
> But, if we can't maintain some level of cordiality between each other,
> the signal to noise ratio will exceed tolerable levels on this line of
> communication and the list will end up squelched.
Yes it was aggressive and flaming, but it was also I felt I needed to
say. And because I feel we need to communicate well I think I should be
able to express myself, but also provide the subtext that the remarks
> For over a year I stayed off this list for this very reason. Several
> other more tolerant people than I have left as recently as mid january.
> This list poses the opportunity to be an incredibly resource, but only
> if we can all stomach our frustrations and consternations with each
> other and try to keep an open and respectful dialogue.
I agree, but I don't think pushing your own values on others is a good
way to communicate, and I do think it should be possible vent ones
frustrations, aslong as people are aware that they do and are seen as such.
> I value your opinions, but If you continue to cover them in aggressive
> rhetoric and flames I will be unwilling to give them due consideration.
> I hope you understand.
I value your opinion, but if you continue to be as 'aggressive' in your
statements as I think you did in posting your cultural points as truths,
I will be unwilling to give any consideration.
I hope you understand.
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