[eDebate] (no subject)
Wed Apr 2 18:57:29 CDT 2008
I haven't responded to a post on edebate in at least five years. But
- reading the posts this afternoon I was disappointed in our
community. There are so many things we do so well - why can't we
make protecting the future reputation of our own one of them?
This is easy to fix - offensive posts could be removed. Maybe you
even need the writer of the post to agree to it - it doesn't seem
like it would be hard to do that. I don't think we need to "fire"
Phil Kerpen (someone for whom I have nothing but the greatest respect
for running edebate), but I have yet to see a good argument why he's
unwilling to remove the post. I really wish he would help us out
here - maybe there's something we're missing, but it seems like we
should be able to remove this post and not the rest of the archives.
I googled Kacey to see what the fuss was about - the post is
obviously inappropriate. It's not like she's asking to have a post
about a debate she lost removed - it's an *untrue* post about a
seriously personal matter. While it may not lead to her being passed
over for a job, it means that if she gets to the interview, they're
talking about edebate rather than her obvious credentials. There's
no reason for that to happen.
Keep the edebate archives - but ditch this post (and any
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