[WikiEN-l] IAR

stevertigo stvrtg at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 17:26:03 UTC 2009

stevertigo <stvrtg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> How does IAR help limit Civility violations, personal attacks, and slander?
Tony Sidaway <tonysidaway at gmail.com> wrote:
> It doesn't.  It is also remarkably ineffective against swine flu.
> Just because a policy does not work miracles, does not mean it is > not useful.

Ok. But incivility *is* a serious problem, just like... AIDS.

So it makes sense to address the problem directly -- research into
cures, vaccines, precautionary notifications, safe sex techniques,
repressive therapies, palliative care, etc. -- and to remove those
things like IAR, which like other careless notions -- sharing needles,
receiving blood, going bareback -- only tend to lead to un-miraculous

"mailboxes drip like lampposts...

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