Posted Jun 16, 2012 15:52 UTC (Sat) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: On meritocracy by dgm
Parent article: On mocking
Because human nature *requires* that we resolve conflicts on mailing lists via mockery, putdowns and the occasional outright insult.
That seems curiously specific for human nature. Or perhaps you don't have the magical insight into human nature that you think you do, and in fact this is *not* an immutable aspect of the human condition?