[LGM] Denouement

Femke Snelting snelting at collectifs.net
Fri Apr 26 02:44:01 PDT 2013

On 26/04/13 02:10, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 04/25/2013 05:48 PM, María Leandro wrote:
>> Hello.
>> To be honest, I think that yes, language used in the list should be moderated, however, kicking people off doesn't show that we are trying to change things.
>> Can you guys talk this in a different moment/place so we all can just keep focusing on organizing a good event?
> This sounds a bit like the ostrich approach.
> Let me just say, now that I've have others defending my honor, so to speak, that I don't think that some (hopefully brief) discussions about the decorum of a list are ever off topic, since they can establish some boundaries of discourse for all to be aware of. I won't address any of the prior issues since when things degenerate to something bordering on if not actually representing ad hominem arguments, there is no room for intelligent discussion.
> Personally I was neither wounded nor severely offended. 150 years ago this might have led to pistols at dawn, but I think we've considerably progressed since then.
> À propos to this, an article in the most recent Harvard Business Review, entitled "Creating the Best Workplace on Earth" listed among the elements which create a "Dream Company" were "we're all encouraged to express our differences" and "passion is encouraged, even when it leads to conflict."

Denouement, "the final outcome of the main dramatic complication" ... :-D
Thank you Greg!


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