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Needs to be more politicised, not less.

Needs to be more politicised, not less.

Posted Aug 13, 2004 1:28 UTC (Fri) by slef (guest, #14720)
Parent article: Sarge is coming

By that, I mean debian needs more people involved in the politics, not that those involved should throw more mud. It needs more polite politically active people because the mud-slingers are always likely to be there.

Unfortunately, many people now fear and mistrust politics and feel that participation in the democratic arena is obsolete (thus leaving decision-making to those without such doubts).

Source: Doug Schuler, "How to kill community networks" in The Network Observer, January 1996.

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