scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: Resetting my filters again!
Mick Cole (MicCCole@AOL.COM
Mon Jun 19 2000 - 13:55:11 CDT
In a message dated Mon, 19 Jun 2000 2:37:50 PM Eastern Daylight Time, rlazell <rlazell@QED.NET> writes:
<< wchapel@INNW.NET wrote:
>to the trash bin, as it did to 5 female sounding names after I said.....
Interesting, just because the name is female the message gets trashed? As
one of the contributers (oops I guess that should be "whiners") advocating
male leadership in my posts, I'll tell you that many more of the supportive
private e-mails to me on the subject were from females, so, you probably
sent your supporters to the trash.
Furthermore, while many on this list speak of flames and wearing flame-proof
suits, you must be able to recognize hyperbole and humor when you see it. I
have never been truly flamed on this list. Yes, a few of my fellow
Scout-Lers have been a little harsh, but, then I tend to step up into a high
and mighty pulpit from time to time and I can see how that can inspire a bit
>See, if I wanted to listen to all this whining and power playing, and
>especially about "good positive role models" I sure would have my doubts
Interesting! What are you here to listen too, pray tell? And what "power"
might we be playing for by sharing our views here on the list?
I've said it before and I'll say it again; This list has been invaluable to
me in that the exposure to views different than my own helps me to question
my assumptions, constantly reevaluate my views and above all keep an open
Of course in any large scale dialogue like this sometimes contains "noise"
often of considerable volume, I guess I'll have to consider your post as
Whinely Yours in Scouting
Bob Lazell SM
Valley Cottage, NY
Well stated, Bob!