Date: 10/19/18 9:26 am From: Dennis Forsythe (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...> Subject: Re: Politics on Carolina Bird
I am sure that information would be available from other sources w/o the need to put it on Carolinabirds.
Dennis Forsythe Charleston, SC
On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 11:54 AM Bill Guion <carolinabirds...> wrote:
> I suspect that most of us agree with this sentiment, but then I also > suspect that most of us won't agree on what "political views" are. And that > is the problem with a guideline such as "don't discuss political issues > here". > > To be really absurd, suppose an individual wanted to buy the Great Smokey > Mountains and bar access to any part of it other than the Blue Ridge > Parkway. Surely birders would want to know about that, and what better > place to make that known than Carolina Birds. Is that political? Where are > the politics? > > If, instead of an individual, the North Carolina legislature wanted to do > the same thing. Would it then be political because it is a legislature > rather than an individual? Does the action change meaning because of the > person(s) behind the action? > > I'm just trying to point out the difficulty in defining what a political > issue is. Be careful here. > > -----===== Bill =====----- > > > On Oct 18, 2018, at 9:34 PM, Caroline Harvey (via carolinabirds Mailing > List) <carolinabirds...> wrote: > > > > I am tired of using this excellent birding service to voice political > views. > > Take it to Facebook! > > Please could the moderator take appropriate action. This is not the > first time for some of these offenders. > > > > Simon. Harvey > > Simpsonville, SC > > -- > > Caroline and Simon Harvey > > Simpsonville, SC > > -- Dennis M. Forsythe PhD South Carolina Christmas Bird Count Editor South Carolina Ebutterfly Reviewer Emeritus Professor of Biology The Citadel 171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409 843.795.3996-home 843.953.7264-fax 843.708.1605-cell <dennis.forsythe...>