[TenTec] Dead Horse Syndrome

Robert & Linda McGraw K4TAX RMcGraw@Blomand.Net
Wed, 11 Sep 2002 19:27:36 -0500

I like your viewpoint.  Oh yes, isn't that why we fill in the "subject"
line?  If the contents of the subject line is not of interest to me, the
message gets the DEL key activated.

My other practice:   NO SUBJECT  =  NO READ,  least by me.

Bob, K4TAX

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Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2002 3:51 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Re: Confusion about 563 and 564

> I made a statement I want to retract about the "dead horse" syndrome.
> I agreed that "yes, we've beaten the horse to death." On reflection, I
> an additional viewpoint.
> Those of us who read and read numerous opinions about different issues can
> wish to talk of something else. We may forget those for whom the issue is
> a dead horse. Indeed, for them it is not a horse at all, but an issue in
> which they have some strong feelings invested. I want to honor that and
> disregard it.
> Further, there may be many many newcomers who are a bit timid about
> anything. They may read and read. But then one day, like a kid approaching
> the diving board at the swimming pool for the first time, they gather
> courage and write out an opinion, a question, and wonderment, a wish. They
> have finally for them taking a huge step and leap into the pool of other
> I want to honor those as well. For by writing anything at all on the
> reflector, they have finally "taken out membership" on the reflector and
> given us their reflections! Hurrah for their joining the rest of us. Any
> other viewpoints about this take on folk who dare to express themselves?
> 73   Raymond Perkins  w5vpu
> Oklahoma City, OK
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