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Subject: RE: [Leica] shall I bother? Sandy's fit o' pique
From: Carl Pultz <>
Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2002 14:25:50 -0400

Dear Leica Users (and former/wish they were still) Group,

This mode of interaction is still new to hupersonity, little understood and 
it's way too easy to vent, and then click 'send.'

I think it was a contributor to this list who turned me on to this 
marvelous work:

Not only is this guy a fine artist, but a sociologist of what should be the 
first rank. Viewing and reading through his usenet personality types the 
other night, I learned a lot about weird 'net behavior and sensitivities - 
and learned a bit about myself.

Please go through the warrior roster and you'll probably find yourself in 
one or more of these types. If you are not one of them, you are a rare, 
fortunate person who has avoided contamination by post WWII "culture." 
(It's not this form of interaction that creates these personalities, it's 
the anonymousness and ease on email that makes it so easy to express the 
distrust/hostility that other factors in our dis-socialization create.)

I am, with this post, playing the role of

but, I have in the past, on other forums, been


and even


Having much experience of this cyberland, I venture to guess that Mark, 
also a veteran, might have jumped to a conclusion. Been there. Happens.

Anyway, I nominate Mike Reed for the future Internet equivalent to the 
Nobel Peace Prize. I hope not a Nobel, of course, with so much blood on 
their hands .....

Ugh, there goes again . . . .

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