on being blunt but not insulting...

From: John M Grigg (starman125@mailcity.com)
Date: Tue May 02 2000 - 14:24:13 MDT

Nadia wrote:
New people might think that these insults are normal and tolerated. They are *not* the norm. I firmly believe that people who behave badly often are that way simply because key people in their life LET them.

A very perceptive observation. I think the post by Daniel Ust really stated how I also looked at things regarding this matter. One thing I know, both you And Lee are good people.

you continue:
>I love ExI list and it's members, and am proud to be >a member.

Same here!! We are one big, slightly dysfunctional but very cool family. :)

>I owe it to the ambiance and aesthetics of this place >to try to make it a more pleasant, safe environment >to hold dialogue.

I am glad you feel that way, though it is ultimately up to "Sheriff" Greg Burch and "Mayor" Max More to keep this town a decent place for a guy or gal to visit. :)

>XOX Queen Sloppy Thinking Stupid Idea.

Hey, stop thinking so negatively about yourself! :) I doff my hat to any gal who does art therapy with gangbangers!

best wishes,


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