[Fsf-friends] Good bye to this list

Deepa Paul |ദീപാ പോള്‍ deepa.paul at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 21:20:57 IST 2008

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 6:27 PM, Sajith T S <sajith at gmail.com> wrote:
> Deepa Paul <deepa.paul at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Male Chauvinism is also there.  I admit I also put my 10 cents to
>> that FLAME to stop it.
> This is interesting.  Male chauvinism how?
> I could see some folk very passionately arguing for what they strongly
> believe in, and that there are different versions of the same event.
> It's like the story at Rashomon gate -- people see what they want to
> see.  Perhaps you were looking for male chauvinism.  No offense meant,
> it's just that we're all not really wired for strong objectivity and
> rational thinking all the time [1].

hehe True. i liked it . This is becoming a Rashomon story through the
narrations and articulations. Anyway lets leave Male chauvinism from
this thread. :-)

> Flame wars are a fact of these lists, where people with very strong
> and sometimes differing convictions come together.  I think it makes
> very uninteresting and generally useless conversation when everyone
> agrees with everyone.  Get on with it.  The water has to eventually
> clear... only to muddle later. :-)

Well said

> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cognitive_biases
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