Posted by emoot(: (126.96.36.199) on March 11, 2003 at 11:21:10:
In Reply to: right posted by diarm (188.8.131.52) on March 10, 2003 at 17:16:42:
> i don't think you're a flake, and emoot's pretty cool.
= Thanks, D, I think you are a lot of fun, you make me think a lot..... I know on some issues we are almost 180 degrees apart, but I also know that when you speak your mind that you are passionate about what you believe. You gotta respect that. And like I said up there somewhere to Emily... It's possible to disagree with somebody and still respect them. You've really helped me understand INTJs. ( you are an INTJ?) - if not you seem like one. (:
And I agree with you that Froggy isn't a flake.
> Though I stick to my position that a little bit of anonymity is no harm, as long as nobody abuses it.
> I'd also like to think Emily is a friend, and it's a real friendship.
> Where everything is "accountable", trust becomes unnecessary and it atrophies.
> > > > So, I guess what I am saying is that if we continue to post on here....maybe it would do us all some good to be as honest as we (safely) can.
> > > I've done this since the very beginning, and still do. And looks where it's gotten me.
> > > I've been criticized for it, attacked for it, laughed because of it. I'd say that if you have the courage to be honest, then go for it. But realize there will be people who will scoff at it.
> > It is hardly safe to be honest here, and I can see, Emily, that the more prominent you are, the greater the risk you face when you open up at all. I personally feel like when I do express my feelings on here, that rather than anyone really relating, I just look like a stupid flake. I wish I did not care, because there are people like Emoot on these boards. When she responds, you know she's sincere. (I am not trying to kiss butt, here. I really mean it.)
> > Froggy
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