Re: Huh? -- Correction:
Aug 14, 1997 04:59 PM
At 03:39 PM 8/14/97 -0400, you wrote:
>At 03:00 PM 8/14/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>>I think that Theosophy World is a *moderated* one and fits right into
>>>the current philosophy of TSA.
>>It seems funny to speak of a magazine as "moderated". A better term
>>is "edited". The editing is to insure some minimum of quality of
>>materials, to add consistent formatting, to package the materials in
>>about the same number of pages/month, and to include a cross-section
>>of materials of interest. The selection of materials is subjective, as is
>>true of any editing, but it's perfectly fine for a magazine to have a
>>particular focus and personality.
>>The associated discussion list is currently unmoderated (and has been
>>since it started in June 1996). Hopefully moderation won't ever be
>>necessary. The purpose of the list is more for study and sharing of
>>information, and personal attacks and one-like small talk messages
>Thanks for clarification.
>So far what I have seen in theos world, I have been quite happy with it.
>Still editing can in the wrong hands go out of control or be used for
>political or other ends. It is just like editing a paper publication and may
>be akin to *moderation*. May be we need to coin another word for cyberspace
>Glad to know that the associated discussion list is currently unmoderated
>and hope will continue to do so.
>Some times when real life facts (sometimes unpalatable) are presented, it
>may appear as a personal attack.
>The proof of the pudding is in eating and if a list serves the subscribers
>and they benefit from it, then is should be ok so long as any of posts break
THIS SHOULD READ: so long as any of the post *do* *not* break any laws..
>any laws of the country/countries.
>Keep up the good work.
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