Re: A plea for restraint

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 21:46:13 MDT wrote:
> The volume of postings is getting out of hand. Over an 8 hour period
> when I didn't check my extropians mail, I received 25 messages from Mike
> Lorrey alone, 18 from JR; 84 messages total. I don't think anyone here
> is smart enough to make a meaningful intellectual contribution at that
> posting level. If people would restrict themselves to half a dozen
> posts per day, they'd have time to make their messages more thoughtful
> and worth the time others take to read them. How about it?

I post at the level I can comfortably post. Neither more nor less.
Arbitrary numbers are just that. The future we are working for will be
filled with ever increasing amounts of communication. The answer to
deal with such is more likely to be better tools, filters and faster
processing rather than arbitrary self-limits.


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