[Noisebridge-discuss] To the @#$er that broke into my member shelf...

Mitchel McAllister xonimmortal at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 21 20:19:11 UTC 2013

--- On Thu, 3/21/13, Chris Murphy <chrisnoisebridge at gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 on the YouTube link. 

First of all, I did not get the link. My email filters email messages that only include a link, especially to Fakebook, MyStalk, Fiendster, and BoobTube

> Ever since I arrived, Noisebridge has become overrun with B
> players.  Sorry guys :-)

Would you mind clueing the rest of us into what criteria you are using to classify people in the space as "B players"?

If you are referring to those people who can not construct a decent plot, manage multiple characters, or create complete cultures, we prefer not to refer to them as "B players". We refer to them as "the illiterati".

> One route would be to close our doors and harden our walls.
> Another route would be to improve the society around us so
> that we don't have to shut ourselves off from the community.
> I suggest we spin off an organization(s) that aim to fix the
> societal problems that afflict Noisebridge. These
> organizations would ask the 'five whys' and then attempt to
> change society as a whole with a long term view. 

It's called the SocEng list. The amount of social change, through innovative new strategies, is immeasurable.

> For example:
> Provide free nursery schools. 
> Effective free drug education. 
> A 'Boy Scouts' that is tolerant, inclusive, unreligious, and
> coed. 
> Your ideas here...

Ending the sense of entitlement enjoyed by certain privileged classes simply because they have certain skills that other people may not have, even though the other people may have certain skills the privileged do not have?

> Sent from my iPhone
> On Mar 21, 2013, at 4:17, "Robert \"Finny\" Merrill" <rfmerrill at berkeley.edu>
> wrote:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JBQPCHHK0Q

- Reverend Mik McAllister
Purveyor of Subversive Fiction

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