Re: [Full-disclosure] violent words
From: J.A. Terranson (measl_at_mfn.org)
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2005 16:56:28 -0500 (CDT) To: Peer Janssen <email@example.com>
On Sun, 28 Aug 2005, Peer Janssen wrote:
> I am new to this list.
Then perhaps you should lurk for a while?
> I suppose the goal of "full disclosure" is to make this world a better
No. Not really. FD is the place where ego's rule and manners are
unknown. Think UseNet circa 1995.
> So I'm quite astonished about the tone I'm reading in the last mails.
If these bother you then you will likely not find this a very comforting
> Is this the general tone here ?
> I never read such a thing before.
Then you don't get out much, do you?
> Maybe in films, but this is real life, and you are real persons.
No - you and me are real persons. Eric Scher is a wad of dick cheese.
> Why are you doing this to yourself? Is any of you feeling happier
> talking like this to your fellow human beings?
Quite. Thanks for asking.
> And in front of probably thousands of people?
Hrmmm... Thousands? I don't know that FD has that kind of penetration
anymore - but *maybe*.
> Is this the kind of world you want to create?
It the kind of world we're already IN peer. Dig it or check out, right?
> I guess I somewhat understand both your point of view and what your
> friction is about, but I think if you try and put yourself in the shoes
> of your diskussion partner, you could figure out some way to get along
> better. I'm sure you can do that.
I don't think so.
> I appreciate franc words which are better than keeping silent about
> injustice, but I also suppose that gentle and humble -- everybody has
> some dark sides -- words will generally work better.
Words are, unfortunately, all we have (for now anyway. I'm working on the
rest though). So we might as weell use them ;-)
-- Yours, J.A. Terranson firstname.lastname@example.org 0xBD4A95BF I like the idea of belief in drug-prohibition as a religion in that it is a strongly held belief based on grossly insufficient evidence and bolstered by faith born of intuitions flowing from the very beliefs they are intended to support. don zweig, M.D. _______________________________________________ Full-Disclosure - We believe in it. Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/