Tag Archive: comments

Dec 26 2013

Wrong (or right) is a conclusion – not judgement

A commenter indicated, in a post on my comment policy, that “having a comment policy is wrong.” That was the end of the statement. This touches on something broader: Right and wrong are conclusions, not the beginnings of a judgement. When people declare something is wrong – or, worse, is just wrong – we have …

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Sep 29 2013

Ban all the comments?

In my latest for Big Think, I engage with whether we should remove ALL THE COMMENT SECTIONS (obviously not). I wrote this in light of recent discussions with meatspace conversations and Popular Science’s recent decision.