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Originally posted by schrodingers dog
reply to post by mrwupy
I wonder though ...
I have had this conversation recently, including with some senior staff members, and they assure me that summer and a cyclical element are involved.
Again i wonder, if we're not all trying to convince ourselves of that.
One thing is for sure, a LOT of outstanding members have recently left. As the site grows and more and more people join, these kind of reasoned and intelligent members become more and more important. They not only set an example but also ensure the cultural continuity of ATS. This is not to say in the least that we don't have outstanding members joining every day, it's more an 'economies of scale' issue.
How to address all that is, as they say, above my pay grade ...
For now I am adopting the 'be the change you wish to see' mantra.
But I must admit, it's getting a little harder to get motivated and enthusiastic these days.
Hopefully I will be wrong as usual and it is just a summer thing.
Mass-consciousness is still very much into Tabloid-ism..."news" designed to kick up a frenzy of fear, hatred and prejudice.
Originally posted by Jess_Undefined
I dont know I really dont see a problem. I still come just as much as I use to. Bickering doesnt bother me because theres going to be bickering on any site you go to. Theres always going to be confrontational people in the world and on the site.
I think theres been a rise of overly sensitive people here. Someone says one thing that hurts someones feeling and its IM TELLING THE MODDSS
Now I dont know what you went through with bickering people but I dont know, I dont see alot of it at all.
So I do owe you an apology for that. And with that being said, im definetly on your side now.