I understood what both Marcia and Nancy meant to say. No need for
monitoring. That's for the George Orwell list! Lol...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marcia Karp" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Sunday, October 05, 2003 7:07 PM
Subject: Re: OT Outlets
> Nancy Gish wrote to Sara, in part:
> > First, in a general sense, I agree with you about this list, and I am
> > not interested in being monitored. But:
> > Do you think there is a difference between being fierce about ideas
> > and simply making personal attacks? Having been the target of many
> > nasty remarks (many of which did not seem to elicit comparable
> > concern--though some did), I can say that it is more than tiresome to
> > be personally assaulted by someone one does not even know.
> Sara, in part:
> > I love this
> > list, because when it happens, each one can have one's outlet, if he/she
> > likes, and then things go back to normality through a simple question
> > about TSE. This list has no hypocrisy. Of course, always within the
> > limits
> > of politeness.
> Dear Sara and Nancy,
> Since I was the one who raised the issue of incivility, I want to
> make sure that you don't think I was asking for monitoring. (I'm not
> clear if either of you think so. Sorry for not quite understanding.)
> Just as I have done in other cases of personal attacks (some of them
> against Nancy, though not in every case), I was moved today to respond
> to behavior that I don't consider either kind or civil.