Re: Political Discussions
Originally Posted by Sea Ray
A few issues with that:1) If moderation takes that tact it empowers folks who don't like what's being said to take the issue political with the intention of getting it shut down. That's a lot easier than researching facts to counter said opinion
2) If you lock every provocative thread, then all you're left with are threads like "Wonder or Plastic Woman" or dating advice.
Well, on these two points we're in agreement.
3) The Peanut Gallery is less open to varying political opinions than RZ. My experience is that if they don't like your political opinions they will ban you rather than counter it.[/QUOTE]
This isn't true at all.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle