>I too wish Mike would be more selective about what he posts on this list,
>and maybe more links instead of attachments.
>I think LRNA makes some interesting assertions about how the electronic
>revolution has reduced the value of labor to virtually zero, so I wish
>Mike would tell us more about this.
I think he is a provisional member and cannot express his own ideas.
Provisional membership in the LRNA takes up to 3 years before you become a
full member. Part of becoming a full member involves sending 3000 off-topic
posts to a listserv. Mike is up to post number 1875.
>How does LRNA think science can serve the people, for example?
Serve the people? God, I haven't heard that term since Gerald Ford was
>But I think the attack was uncalled for, and to my knowledge Mike hasn't
>used this list for personal sectarian rants.
No, they are not personal. In a way, I'd prefer that they were personal.
Then at least I would have felt like I was in contact with a human being
rather than a bot.
>Some of the LRNA leadership seem to come from the Communist Labor Party,
>according to their own information. But they seem to be _trying_ not to be
>sectarian, or dogmatic. Some of the posts from the Trib are boring and
>perhaps not appropriate, but they don't _sound_ like sectarian babble. I
>could see how some on this list might wonder where you're coming from.
>However, those of us who are survivors of New-Left Sectarian Strife will
>recognize anger at old wounds and quarrels.
Frankly, I don't mind sectarianism in the proper venue. I actually have
engaged Jehovah's Witnesses in debate in the past when I am in the proper
mood. But why here of all places?
>You yourself contribute a large variety of well-chosen posts, generally
>appropriate to this list. I'm don't think this was one of your better efforts.
I didn't expect a comment on it myself. But whatever...