Re: META: Posting resumes tomorrow

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sat Jun 12 2004 - 16:52:50 MDT

On Jun 12, 2004, at 4:16 AM, Giu1i0 Pri5c0 wrote:

> I do not entirely agree with you on this point, as I believe that with
> some effort people can talk constructively about the real problems
> while avoiding unnecessary rudeness.

I agree with that myself.


> See the difference? The point being made is exactly the same, but I am
> sure the second text would elicit a (deserved) even ruder reply. Then
> we start trading insults and completely forget the real issues.

Sure. My point was simply that I don't want to forget the real issues
in the process of cooling off and being more polite. We humans tend
to over-correct along one dimension and lose the rest.

- samantha

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