NANFA-- rationality?

Dave Neely (
Thu, 21 Sep 2000 08:52:09 CDT

>I still think we should have a "Outside NANFA" list, and when threads
> >begin to bother enough people, they could simply reply "take it
> >outside!" Then all that enjoy verbal fencing could be subscribed to
> >that list, where no decorum need be maintained.

I'm just amazed that this list can go for months carrying on the most
trivial discussions on "whether adding Nitella to my tank makes my fish
happier" or "I don't understand why red fish occur with blue fish," yet
issues which are ABSOLUTELY fundamental to the preservation of native fishes
are considered to "bother people," and everyone becomes inordinately PC and
call for an immediate end to the thread. If it weren't for a few folks in
this organization, I'd be really ashamed to call myself a member.

Logic and rational discussion carry on no weight with some people on this
list- whatever that "headline news" article was that just got posted
provides clear and indisputable evidence of that.


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