On 08/24/2012 09:28 AM, Derric Atzrott wrote:
MZMcBride for sparking some discussions that really
needed to be
I was thinking of who I appreciated and thought I would mention MZ, too.
I do, of course, appreciate every one else who has been mentioned, but I
think it is important to mention MZ.
Although he is often seen as an irritant, the Foundation needs a
community member like MZ who sticks around (so he is familiar to the
people working in the Foundation) and who consistently and loudly
reminds the Foundation how they could better serve the community.
MZ plays an important part: In an organisation like the WMF, groupthink
can be a problem. MZ points out the problems that people would rather
ignore or gloss over.
Human evil is not a problem. It is a mystery. It cannot be solved.
-- When Atheism Becomes a Religion, Chris Hedges