[Anst-dancers] Fall Arts Symposium - Dance Business
John F. Hirling
jhirling at houston.rr.com
Mon Nov 3 07:26:41 PST 2003
Lady Toryn Seven-Stitches wote:
I have been reading this list for over 4 months, just to see if I would like to join the dance community. I thought it would be a good idea to 'get a feel' for it online before I set foot in a practice. Well, now I have a feel for it, and it is not good. Would the host/hostess please remove me from recieving this list? Thank you,
Like all communities, we have our problems. In my opinion, the recent on-line sniping has been well above acceptable levels. Most, if not all of it, should have been done off-line. It has not been a helpful discussion.
One would think that email would be a clear form of communication because it is in writing. Alas, the opposite is true. Over 70% of face to face communication is non-verbal and all of that is lost in email. Controversy is best left to face-to-face.
Lady Toryn, we are more than the handful of people whose writings have put you off. Actually, I believe the parties involved in our most recent bruhaha are better than their writings might suggest. Those who permit the aberrant behavior of a few chase them from every activity of interest, often find themselves sorely disappointed in the SCA and ultimately, in life.
Grace & peace,
ihon vinson macfergus, OL.
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