[extropy-chat] Appropriate List Content - was Malachy's Prophecies; Pope John Paul II, then two before the destruction of the Holy Roman Church
eugen at leitl.org
Wed Apr 6 09:47:36 UTC 2005
On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 02:27:12AM -0700, Samantha Atkins wrote:
> No. You don't have the privilege of saying when it is "enough
> discussion". You strike me as a bit too autocratic and abrupt for me
You're taking the privilege of talking for others, though. Unless there has
been off-list discussion, that's pretty double standard of you.
> to be comfortable with you exercising such power as you describe.
I don't want such power. I asked for volunteers. There were none.
I have a life, and I spend already too much time on the net as is. If you
think I'm looking for a position of power on a *mailing list*, you're smoking
some truly excellent crack.
> There is a system of moderation on this list as you know. We try to
There is no moderation (all posts held until explicit approval). There is a
system of warnings, in theory. In practice, the list cops are not there.
> guide gently where we intercede, usually behind the scenes, if we
> intercede at all. You are calling for more intercession. We all
> are listening but are not convinced.
No further arguments from me will be forthcoming. Indecision is also a
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