[Foundation-l] It Is not Us
fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Thu Jun 30 16:58:26 UTC 2011
>> Of course, that could either help or hinder, with no way to
>> know for sure in advance; perhaps encouraging more social interaction
>> would exacerbate and personalize the disputes and conflicts that drive
>> people away.
>>From my perspective, this is exactly what is happening. Too many people
> want to be in the focus of attraction, and too many are doing politics
> instead of writing an encyclopaedia.
Yes, that was the thinking behind suppression of full development of
userboxes. Probably wise. But it still leaves us with underground
movements, some with governments behind them--Turkey China Israel and
doubtless more. And there are the professional, and amateur, public
relations people promoting commercial and religious products.
Actually, it is a miracle we do as well as we do.
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