[Martin Lewitt 2011 Nov 13 0243 MST]
I think it too many
snarky sitcoms and adult cartoons vulgarizing the culture.
Sorry I do not understand this at all.
In the United States we have television programs like “The
Simpsons” and “South Park” and sitcoms with a lot of putdown,
cruelty “humor”. The “protagonists” exhibiting this
behavior are portrayed as “cool”.
Yip I know these but have never watched
It also it makes
some people feel younger, since youth cultures are often purposely toying with
vulgarity, cynicism and contempt.
It might be futher
enhanced by the dehumanizing anonymity of being online.
should not change the respect between adults conversing on the very
subject of conflict. This list has more conflict than any other. And this
list is about the nature of conflict. Do you think that this is a
possible goal and intention of list members to attempt disturb other members and at any cost. It
has been mentioned to me once off the list that “my goal is to disturb
you” meaning to disturb me. What actually disturbed me, was
this was potentially the goal of some list members.
He probably thought it was cool.
The differences in
groups might be explained by the examples set by those considered to be leaders
of the group, especially if tolerated and enhanced by being accompied by the
views and values shared by the majority, even if they wouldn’t express that way
sorry Martin I don’t get this part either.
Do people speak up while this distraction from the substance is going
I don’t think so.
Do you have a viewpoint
different from the “consensus”?
progressivism have always courted the youth this way because the youth are more
malleable and have less of a stake in the status quo.
don’t get this part either. I’m talking about mutual trust, ethics, mutual
obligation, duty, respect and just simple good manners.
asking too much?
For some yes, haven’t you noticed behavior at the Occupy Wall Street
demonstrations, at the WTO and climate meetings, or on progressive
blogs? Those on the left who disagree with someone, have a sense of
I’m not so sure I’m convinced
of this, this is labeling and may even add to the problem.
asked before what exactly is the goal of PCT, that should come from its
– Martin L
On 11/12/2011 2:55 PM, Gavin Ritz wrote:
been on many lists and still am. They include
NECSI now not in use
anymore, New England Complexity Society
CHAOPSYC Chaos Psychology
FIS Foundations of
many years on some.
what is striking is that this list is about the psychology and interaction of
people, yet the mutual respect, trust and obligation between list members is by
far the lowest out of any list I have been on.
list members think that this could be?