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Originally posted by dethduck
This community has fallen so much in the last few years.
There are no longer any unbiased, impartial efforts at investigation and research. No willingness for any side of a given issue or topic to say, "I don't know", "I'm not sure" or "maybe/maybe not."
All we are left with are a collective of cults of personalities, self-righteous egos and vitriolic head-hunters.
The main contribution to this body stems from arrogant insults, hate-filled name calling, personal attacks and self-congratulatory back patting. Often this is centered around the same few individuals time and time again.
All this while the bulk of "investigation" comes from google, textbooks, assumptions, opinions and skill with media software.
Never anymore is it done with any research from "the field" outside of the occasional conversation on a youtube's comment page.
This community used to be so much better than this.
It is a shame.
A shame for all of us.edit on 2/22/2011 by dethduck because: Spelling
Originally posted by hootlj