There’s this idea the slimepitters are trying to promote that they’re thinking seriously about acting like civilized human beings. One example in the wild:
Actually we started having that conversation days ago. Scroll down and you see see one slimepitter annoyed with another about “cleaning up our act”. This was July 1st. and the conversation started before that.
Not surprising it started before that. I sent Seed Media a letter on June 28.
I know that Seed Media has previously been made aware of the four comment threads at ERV that are in gross violation of the ScienceBlogs code of conduct. I know that they were made aware of the problems in these threads quite some time ago. I have been patient in waiting for Seed to live up to the commitments it has made to the public and to other individuals. I’m not patient anymore.
Your platform is being used as a base of operations to cyberstalk and defame me and several other people. I have no intention of being remotely diplomatic about that fact any longer. You may wish to read this: http://freethoughtblogs.com/
I sincerely hope that talking about this publicly will be enough to finally get someone at your network to take some responsibility for it. I don’t want to have to take this further, but I will do what I have to do.
It was exactly my intent, and the intent of people pressuring Russell Blackford and others, to cut off all social support for that inexcusable behavior. Credit for that working, to whatever extent it does, goes to the people setting these limits (yes, me included), not to anyone in the slime pit. That thing has been festering for a year unchecked.
In case you have any doubts about that, well, someone sent me a link to the new slime pit today.
Good to see the people behind the place have changed so. And how does the rest of the crew feel?
Is this place going to be:
- Our new shiny friendly home, with a significant attempt at cleaner language and less invective. (2 votes)
- A place to just carry on exactly as before, but in a location that won’t hurt Abbie. (8 votes)
- Sort of both – pull back just a bit on language and whatnot to not make us enemies of those who would be our allies. (7 votes)
- Something’s going to happen; something wonderful. You see, it’s all very clear to me now. The whole thing. It’s wonderful. (5 votes)
- None of the above. (1 vote)
Don’t worry, though. That thread will soon be hidden from anyone who isn’t a member.
Yeah, it’s great to see how the slime pit has changed from within.