Re: META: Sept. 11 and Singularity

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Thu Sep 12 2002 - 16:18:13 MDT

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> GK Uploaded wrote:
>> G'day, all.
> GK's posts did not meet SL4 standards and I have asked him to stop posting.

Excuse me, but I believe this is very much wrong. Here you have
a new open hearted, open minded person highly interested in
Singularity and posting honestly their steps of integrating and
understanding it. I believe that is quite rich and important.
I believe that asking him to stop posting makes this list much

> "I had assumed that the function of a moderator was more akin to a
> sheepdog herding the outlying members than a sniper picking off the
> fringe." -- Mike Deering, exactly summing up SL4's moderation philosophy.

You are acting much more like the latter. I do not thing it is
a good thing. Not for you, not for the efforts toward
Singularity and not for this list.

- samantha

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