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Re: OT: Disagreement is OK - Insults not OK

  • Subject: Re: OT: Disagreement is OK - Insults not OK
  • From: Gordon & Loraine Nicholson <iris4u@pacbell.net>
  • Date: Thu, 04 Feb 1999 23:47:00 -0800

From: Gordon & Loraine Nicholson <iris4u@pacbell.net>

Chris Hollinshead wrote:
> 
> From: "Chris Hollinshead" <cris@netcom.ca>
> 
> Recently I received a short private unsigned e-mail from a person who
> obviously disagreed with my opinion on the Lone Star Gardens situation. It
> was left to me to later determine who exactly this was and I also determined
> that this person belonged to Iris Talk. The actual topic was similarly also
> left to vagary and surmise.
> 
> It is very much okay to disagree and discuss BUT it is not okay to send
> insults to show your opinion. I am acutely aware that e-mail is particularly
> prone to this sort of behavior but if you engage in it do not expect a
> response or at best an extremely curt response will be sent. I have very,
> very little time for these aberrations and absolutely zero tolerance. If you
> feel that it is okay to do this with the relative anonymity of e-mail, think
> again. Your e-mail is not as anonymous as you may think. I have only spent
> the time that I have on this in order to bring this matter to a close and
> circumvent possible future occurrences.
> 
> I should add that this list is remarkable for the very low number of these
> sort of exchanges. Ideas and opinions are openly expressed/discussed and
> most everyone within this communal forum leaves feeling just a little more
> informed. Thus our process is an educational one, allowing the readers to
> assess information through rational discussion and then draw their own
> informed conclusions.
> 
> Christopher Hollinshead
> Mississauga, Ontario  Canada  zone6b
> AIS(Region 16), CIS, SSI
> Director-Canadian Iris Society
> Newsletter Editor-Canadian Iris Society
> E-mail:  cris@netcom.ca
> CIS website:  http://www.netcom.ca/~cris/CIS.html
> 
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Well said, sometimes you have to consider the source!!  lorraine in
Sunny California (at least right at this minute)

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