[Noisebridge-discuss] It doesn't matter if you like consensus

Hannah Grimm dharlette at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 00:41:14 UTC 2014


Yeaaaaaah, let's not compare the board being elected by 50% turnout to
rape.  Not cool.

This is a passionate discussion, and everyone involved cares deeply about
Noisebridge.  Let's try to be reasonable people and start from an
assumption that others are reasonable as well, okay?


On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:

> *facepalm*    I still stand by the idea that it's a *consent* analogy
> and a reasonable one.
>
> but. perhaps a less rapey one could be found?  I don't know.
>
> I'm sorry.  I am sleep deprived.  I am taking a break from the list.
>
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Naomi: Rape analogy, not rape apology.
> >
> > And I think it's in poor taste for a procedural quarrel as well.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 2:52 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I haven't seen a single "rape apology".  I see allusions to culturally
> >> much-more-accessible notions of consent being used to facilitate
> >> understanding.
> >>
> >> --Naomi
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 2:43 PM, D J Capelis <mail at capelis.dj> wrote:
> >> > On Thursday, March 27, 2014, rachel lyra hospodar <
> rachelyra at gmail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Let's remember something we should all have learned in sex ed class:
> >> >> silence does not equal consent.
> >> >
> >> > I know I'm focusing on tone instead of content here and I apologize in
> >> > advance, but could the rape analogies please be kept out of procedural
> >> > quarrels?
> >> >
> >> > The one I quoted above isn't the only place where people have verged
> >> > towards
> >> > it, just the most explicit I've seen so far.  It doesn't seem strictly
> >> > necessary.
> >> >
> >> > TIA,
> >> > ~djc
> >> >
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> >>
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