[Noisebridge-discuss] On a more serious note: a personal statement to NB Discuss

Will Sargent will.sargent at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 10:26:33 PST 2012


Is there a gmail filter for adding paragraphs every third sentence?

Will.

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 10:19 AM, Martin Bogomolni <martinbogo at gmail.com>wrote:

> tl;dr summary:
>
> Justin Doerr is sorry for ranting and trolling.  His intention is to
> become a Human Resources asset for Noisebridge, as he feels motivated
> to do so, and is of the opinion his skills are appropriate to the
> task.
>
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> wall-of-text.   The content of the post below has not otherwise been
> altered. ]
>
> I've recently received an email from an individual who was kind enough
> to provide me proactive suggestions in the way I go about
> communicating with people on the discuss list.  I want to formally
> apologize if anything I've said has personally offended or upset
> anyone over the discuss list.
>
> Minor trolling is OK here and there; being an asshole is not. I aspire
> to be a noble person, and I can only say on my behalf is that like
> everybody else, I have really bad days and asshole tendencies, and
> more than half the time I'd like to give people the benefit of the
> doubt that I'm not really serious and to take what I say with a grain
> of salt.
>
> But after reading what people have been saying about myself and people
> who I consider to be my friends on the "85" page, in addition to my
> perception of destructive and harsh criticism towards me in person,
> I'm openly admitting that it's sort of starting to take its toll on me
> and I'm also publicly admitting that I feel kind of hurt and offended
> by all of the cruel things people have to say about me, my friends, or
> hell why stop there, people I don't even know, better yet people I do
> know and actually don't like. It's so easy for people to be irrational
> and fulfill their needs for temporary self satisfaction, yet it's a
> lot more difficult for people to be rational and fulfill their needs
> for a lifelong experience of success in whatever it is that they do.
>
> I feel that all of this public defamation might have a lot to do with
> why I have been acting so strange and distant lately, or why I've been
> randomly lashing out over the internet or in person. I do however
> value this space quite a lot, and by no means do I want to say I'm
> "emo-quitting" Noisebridge because a handful of people want to go
> ahead and be jerks; the amazing and awesome people significantly
> outnumber them.
>
> It's important for me to express that I don't want to give into what
> these assholes (they're not "oogles", they're assholes) have to say
> about me, because all that will lead to is me starting to behave and
> act just like one of them, and reallllllly, is that who I really want
> to become? A miserable troll queen? Didn't think so... Besides, I have
> a great abundance of information along with ideas that I would like to
> share and add to the Human Resources binder that I'm pretty confident
> will positively benefit this already profound hackerspace and how I
> factor into it.
>
> Everyone here is really good at doing something, or really enjoys
> doing certain things, and HR and all of its field-related topics are
> things I was sort of born to do, and Noisebridge is entirely in need
> of it. I'm actually really excited about this because I'm going to
> make it happen, and people who come here all the time will be totally
> grateful for it, that I can promise you.
>
> It's a marvelous phenomena when perspicacious individuals like myself
> finally stop wallowing in that great void of vulnerable uncertainty
> and realize a purpose/opportunity within their life and actually go
> for it. With that, I conclude by saying I really do need to take Miloh
> up on his suggestion in getting a blog, and thank all of you for
> listening to/reading my meaningless rants. I'm actually quite
> surprised how many people have already said to me that they do.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Justin Patrick Doer-r
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