SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: SIGIA-L: This is not a directly IA r
Re: SIGIA-L: This is not a directly IA related post. <anquish>Why Can't We All Just Get Along?!?</anguish>
From: Tim Salam (ia_at_timsalam.com)
Date: Mon Nov 19 2001 - 13:46:42 EST
From: "Nancy Sims" <nsims_at_umich.edu>
> Agreement all the time is not much help to actually
> hammering out any contentious issues. Topics come up repeatedly because
> they're things people disagree about, and disagreement leads to the
> kinds of posts Samantha characterizes as "cringe-worthy".
> Arguments are necessary to stimulating discourse.
I am reminded of my personal spin on a wise saying:
"In innovation, when two people agree, one of them is not useful."
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