[CCWG-ACCT] My Group's Better Than Your Group

Dr Eberhard Lisse el at lisse.NA
Wed Jul 29 16:45:44 UTC 2015

Ah, we are nearing home stretch...


On 2015-07-29 17:43, Greg Shatan wrote:
> I would like to humbly suggest that recent discussions attempting
> to define the scope, value, relevance, importance, etc.  of groups
> other than one's own for the purpose of devaluing that other
> group's influence in the community processes are
> counterproductive.
> It drives the community apart and send members/participants back
> to their corners.  It also tends to undermine confidence in our
> processes and our outcomes -- by members/participants and by
> observers.
> If we want to have a rational discourse about this, I think we
> would need to set some rather different ground rules for it to be
> productive.  Right now, this seems more suited for the playground,
> locker room or bar (depending on what one is comparing), rather
> than a "constitutional congress."
> Finally, we may have hurt the feelings of the ASO, since no one
> has taken a shot at them (yet).  I'm sure they feel quite left
> out.
> In all seriousness, I suggest we either put these discussions
> aside or find a more productive and less corrosive way to frame
> them.
> Greg
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