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

Eric Vinyl vinyl876 at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 27 18:38:16 UTC 2012

Is this the 8th step?

> Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 03:25:51 -0800 
> From: justinsfca at gmail.com 
> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net 
> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] On a more serious note: a personal  
> statement to NB Discuss 
> 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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