[Noisebridge-discuss] update on the shrine!

Al Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 07:36:18 PDT 2011


I think selling the statue was a brilliant and simple solution. It was
good thinking and a direct way to benefit Noisebridge.

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 3:34 AM, Michael C. Toren <mct at toren.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 12:33:49AM -0700, Rameen wrote:
>> I agree with Jason and feel similarly.
>> Also, I find it pretty unexcellent and disrespectful to sell someone else's
>> deity/robot.
>
> huh.  You know what?  I think you're right, and I'd like to apologize.
>
> I thought the idea of destroying it with power tools (or turning it into a
> giant robot) was unnecessarily disrespectful, and I was really glad when I
> was able to find someone who cared about the statue to take it home with
> them instead.
>
> But the day before, when the issue was first discovered and the idea of
> putting it up for sale on Craigslist (as a Noisebridge fundraiser) came
> up, I thought it was an awesome idea, and full of lulz.  I don't know why
> it didn't occur to me that this could be viewed as disrespectful as well.
>
> Thank you for pointing this out.
>
> -mct
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