There is an adage in HR Management that employers tend to get the workforces that they deserve. Similarly, I think the List members presently get the discussion list they deserve. It is certainly a vestige of its former self, back in the days of Paul Sonnenberg et al Sent from my iPad > On 22 Dec 2014, at 10:57, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > How about lack of focus on the subject of the list? > Or, we've said everything there is to say about TWL which is all that interests people. No one is interested in Eliot's Christianity which was the most important thing to him? > ????????? > You tell me. > Peter > > David Boyd <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > >> Entropy? >> Ossification? >> Navel-gazing? >> Civilisation and culture and mutual respect and common purpose degenerating into barbarism / incessant sniping and ill-will and squabbling? >> The list goes on.......... >> >> Sent from my iPad >> >>> On 22 Dec 2014, at 06:59, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >>> >>> No. I have no evidence for any reason. >>> >>> Nancy Gish <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >>> >>>> I'm sure we have different reasons on why. >>>> Nancy >>>> >>>>>>> P 12/21/14 10:41 PM >>> >>>> It is interesting to consider that this list once had over 300 members; now it's down to the mid-fifties. >>>> Peter M.