aalok.aima at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 3 14:46:12 IST 2010
"I understand that some political matters are close to people's heart, but this does not justify the lowering of the tone of the intellectual exchange."
to defend a shallow understanding of issues or protect compartmentalised ideological positions, some people use dismissiveness or mocking or scorn or abuse as tools
it is most surprising when those who have a sharp intellect do it ...... one expects better from them
......... aalok aima
--- On Wed, 11/3/10, francesca recchia <kiccovich at yahoo.com> wrote:
From: francesca recchia <kiccovich at yahoo.com>
Subject: [Reader-list] discomfort
To: "sarai" <reader-list at sarai.net>
Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 11:58 AM
I am writing this message as in the past days it often happen to me to discuss
about the list with different people from different contexts in different
I feel that the potentials of exchange and interactions that the list offers are
immense - an incredible spring of food for thoughts that unfortunately often
gets lost in personal attacks, petty accusations, aggressive tones and
I understand that some political matters are close to people's heart, but this
does not justify the lowering of the tone of the intellectual exchange.
I have often thought of unsubscribing, but the knowledge that every once in a
while there is the chance of positive engagement prevented me from doing so.
My posts have often gone unanswered - i reckon they are not very interesting to
the other members - i wonder whether this will get any response. :)
kiccovich at yahoo.com
it +39 338 166 3648
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