From: Gene Doty (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 27 Jul 2004 - 17:46:59 GMT
On Tuesday 27 July 2004 12:13, Scott Chase wrote:
> --- Gene Doty <email@example.com> wrote:
<snipped the posting to wch I responded + my response>
> One problem with this topic is that there was a group
> wide moratorium imposed a while back and one list
> member's privileges were curtailed due to discussion
> of the topic. This topic is still hotly debated on
> many forums I've participated in as lurker and
> discusser and from my experience things can go south
> Yes, maybe objective discussion could take place, but
> with a politically charged topic where ideations about
> the "war on terror" and "war in Iraq" are discussed it
> often happens that the topic is carved by the
> pre-exiting bias of the discusser, no matter how
> objective they want to appear. What would happen here
> is that people would start using the idea of "memes"
> to promote their pre-existing mindset on the war(s).
> There would be those resembling Cheney-Rumsfeld and
> others trying to be Michael Moore and it just starts
> getting ugly. I can already tell by Lawry's choice of
> language what direction he will take and his once
> prolifically posting detractor could put forward no
> Meme wars? That's what we had just been through not
> long ago. Review the list history.
Thanks for the heads-up. I'll watch my words. I have reviewed archives but not
on this issue. No meme-wars for me.
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