Mudcat Café message #1088294 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #65758   Message #1088294
Posted By: Jerry Rasmussen
07-Jan-04 - 06:16 PM
Thread Name: BS: On the cowardly nature of GUEST postings
Subject: RE: BS: On the cowardly nature of GUEST postings
Hey, Satchel: I'm glad that you stop by here. You, and several other guests who contribute positively to Mudcat. And, not all nasty comments come from Guests. Saying that Guests are flamers is as dumb as saying that Members are condescending and unfriendly. Or that all black people eat watermelon. Generalities inflame and divide. And in the process, the baby gets thrown out with the bath water.

And people think the conversations between Palestine and Israel get heated? They got nothin' on Mudcat at times. I'm as sorry for those Mudcatters who tar and feather all guests (although they will insist, when called, that there are good guests, too,) as I am for those Guests who seem to get their jollies out of inflaming members. It's a real shame. Threads like this just fan the flames. It's a chance to be clever, or get nasty, for some folks on each side. But, there are people on both sides who are sincere and over a glass of bear (at John9's) might find each other to be wonderful company.

I welcome anyone who can disagree in a civil way. Members or Guests.

The good thing about members is that you can communicate with them by PM. I don't know you, Satchel, or many other Guests who come in good will. But, my e-mail address is posted... it's geraldrasmussen@SBCglobal.net.

I wrote another post that didn't come up on my computer. If I've ended up repeating myself, maybe it's worth saying twice...

Jerry