[Foundation-l] Returning to Foundation-L

Florence Devouard Anthere9 at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 1 20:43:01 UTC 2008

Mike Godwin wrote:
> Hi, Wikimedians.
> Michael Snow has persuaded me to return to Foundation-L, and his  
> arguments have enough merit that I've decided to give the list another  
> shot.
> I should add at the outset that I actually do take frivolous  
> comparisons to Nazis or the Holocaust quite seriously -- I think  
> joking about either subject tends to trivialize a very traumatic  
> historical period, and I think we're better off remembering that  
> period with a great deal of consideration and seriousness.  I  
> originally left this list because I felt that almost any response I  
> might make to such a comparison was complicit in such trivialization,  
> and I didn't want to be complicit.
> That said, I am of course willing to be myself the object of joking  
> and abuse on this list, which is probably as it should be.
> --Mike

Glad Michael could convince you :-)
Welcome back Mike


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