[Noisebridge-discuss] Lack of due process when Cynthia forced to leave

jim jim at systemateka.com
Fri May 4 10:50:04 PDT 2012


I agree. See you Tuesday evening. 


On Fri, 2012-05-04 at 10:40 -0700, Corey McGuire wrote:
> I resemble these remarks.  As much as I would love to spend time with
> my kid in a drama free zone, I'll have to see if someone can watch him
> while I attend this Tuesdays meeting to defend Cynthia.
> 
> Look, Noisebridge is full of the social awkward.  Cynthia is,
> presently, the most socially awkward person in the space.  Who's next?
> We're all only a small cluster of braincells away from being in
> Cynthia's state, or worse.  
> 
> I have communicated to Cynthia, accurately and respectfully, the times
> when I need my brain and the subjects I am not willing to discuss.
> She has respected these without fail.
> 
> I don't see how anyone else here is different.
> 
> As soon as we start excluding people, I wince and wonder when it'll be
> my turn.  I will not take, "Corey, you are this valuable" as a
> guarantee.
> 
> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 7:42 PM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
>         
>            As to me, if I know a meeting will involve something like
>         banning, I make an effort to make it, despite wanting to be
>         in bed before 8 PM.
>            It seems that such issues may arise without "benefit" of
>         meeting. What to do?
>         
>            Also, some of us conflict-averse hand-wringers worry about
>         the affects of these events on people both in and tangential
>         to our community. That there has been a sequence of events
>         with a similar "taste" and "smell" has had an amplifying
>         negative affect on a fairly large number of people. The
>         reputation of Noisebridge is increasingly stained. What to do?
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