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Old 08-16-2012, 01:41 PM   #32
Janet Rosen
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Re: Aikiweb as a "Big Tent"

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Jun Akiyama wrote: View Post
Hi folks,

Can we please move away from continuing the discussion of a now-closed thread here? I do not believe that was Janet's intent (although I'm sure she'll correct me if I am mistaken).

Thanks,

-- Jun
Thank you. It was an example, that's all. And my point is not, to loosely paraphrase Mark, "some people should shut up."

My point was and is very simple and applies to each and every one of us, regardless of how we train, why we train, where we train, etc.: Think about how and why you are posting. Is your post going to contribute to an ongoing actual conversation or be in essence a door slamming shut?

So if I were to re-phrase that paraphrase it would be "all people should sometimes shut up." I anticipate stepping out of this thread now, with a final plea for letting this be a space where people who train for different reasons and in different styles to have conversations.

Last edited by Janet Rosen : 08-16-2012 at 01:50 PM. Reason: as usual, for clarity.

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