[Community-Discuss] Accountability assessment
jacksonmuthi at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 10:21:01 UTC 2016
On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 12:51 PM, Andrew Alston
<Andrew.Alston at liquidtelecom.com> wrote:
> It also worries me that people seem to restrict what OTHERS say.
> If Owen feels like he wishes to comment on something – he is as free to do
> so as anyone here is free to say anything.
Has anyone restricted or stopped another from expressing themselves?
> Why do you wish to censor some members of the community? If you don’t like
> what they say – feel free to ignore it.
I agree. Just as Alan has chosen to ignore Badrus emails.
> It’s the same way it annoys me when people come to the floor in a PDP
> meeting and go “I THINK THIS DISCUSSION SHOULD END AND THIS POLICY SHOULD BE
> SCRAPPED RIGHT NOW”
> And “WHY ARE WE ENTERTAINING THIS POLICY IT HAS HAD NO COMMENTS SO ITS NOT
There you go. It annoys you. And that's why others have always let you
stand in the meeting and belittle and disparage others you dont like
or agree with. its a free world after all.
> Ignoring the process that specifically lays out a way things are supposed to
> Here is a big hint – don’t like something, you’re free to ignore it, or, in
> this case, free to bitch and whine about it – but honestly, whining about
> things because you don’t like what someone says without adding anything
> constructive to the debate just indicates a level of insecurity and is
> pretty boring.
> And well – that’s me exercising my freedom of speech and if you don’t what
> I’ve said here, you’re free to ignore it, or whine some more, not like it
> makes a difference to me.
Exactly my point. Speak up freely. You are even free to abuse the
docility of a community and belittle them as you wish. After all, you
are exercising your freedom of speech.
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