|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Information and announcements » Consideration, please Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#211288 - 06/03/13 05:56 PM Re: Consideration, please [Re: jenny jenny]
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Apparently we do need stinkin' rules but I hope you and Anu won't censure thoughts here that you and Anu find to be politically incorrect, for example; any comment about Global Warming. First things first--I'd bet everything I have that Anu won't censure anything; and the only time I have (other than deleting spam) was way back when I first became Admin and had no idea of what I was supposed to do (not that I'm all that wonderful now, mind you). And I was made to see the error of my ways in short order, I can tell you. I won't say that I never will, because there may be some circumstance in the future that could warrant it; but it would have to be an extreme situation.
You referred to Global Warming; I'm going to guess that there has been some discussion that I have not read yet, and for my purposes right now the details don't matter. My point in my opening post was that we try to respect each other here. FTR I don't know why this topic would come up on a language discussion board, but 'twould be far from the first time that "side items" have shown up!
Re: your and Faldage's back and forth in this thread--there have been many times in the history of AWADtalk that members have agreed to disagree. You asked him, if I got this right, to say what sources he considers authoritative, which is a fair question. That tells me that it's possible that you have different sources of authority, and that is fine--everyone is entitled to their own beliefs. I heard a man on television tell his children that people who believe in evolution are mistaken; I happen to disagree with that but I have to allow him his belief. And, I posted on another place a study done by Harvard Medical School that disproved a popular (among some people) politicized view; frankly I think that people ought to believe that Harvard is a trustworthy source, but if they don't, I have to say they're entitled to that belief.
I would just request that if anyone feels they may have been insulted, please ask for clarification--it is all too easy to misinterpret things on the 'net; and again, to show respect for others' choices. Thanks, all.
Entire topic Subject Posted by Posted Consideration, please Jackie 05/24/13 10:30 PM Re: Consideration, please jenny jenny 05/25/13 12:17 AM Re: Consideration, please Jackie 06/03/13 05:56 PM Re: Consideration, please Faldage 05/25/13 07:08 AM Re: Consideration, please jenny jenny 05/25/13 10:51 AM Re: Consideration, please Faldage 05/25/13 08:34 PM Re: Consideration, please jenny jenny 06/02/13 12:30 AM Re: Consideration, please Faldage 06/02/13 06:46 AM
Forum Stats 8633 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members klmnop388100, ava, Interfacecadet, yedped, lindaschmitz
8634 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 34 Guests and 1 Spider online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
jenny jenny 74 LukeJavan8 72 wofahulicodoc 43 endymion6 32 Lionel Koh 20 Faldage 17 tsuwm 10 Tromboniator 5 mini 2 wsieber 2
December Su M Tu W Th F Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2013 Wordsmith