[meteorite-list] Re: Dissapointed collector
From: meteorites_at_space.com <meteorites_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:43:29 2004
Accepted, Michael. Words are a tricky thing on internet forums. Subjective content can be lost or imparted depending on the mindset of the reader. I have no animosity for Darryl Futrell, and if my remarks came off as antgonistic, I sincerely apologize. I know that feelings grow when one invests a great portion of one's life to an idea or concept; and it enrages some that a stretch tektite thrower like me tosses one in attempt to demolish a longstanding theory. Science is science, and we are people debating. Emotions get hot, but we remain friends. Steve Schoner. (I hate this UNIX type server) On Sun, 08 July 2001, Michael Blood wrote:
> Hi Steve, Paul and other list members,
> I am in total agrement with Steves commentary on the situation with
> NWA material - it is a very relative thing and, for the moment, a great
> opportunity that will be vanishing before long - but one cannot collect
> EVERYTHING & NWA specimens do have their drawbacks.
> To Steve and the list as a whole, I apologize if my last response was
> worded in an overly forceful manor - I DO get my dander up when told
> how I shoul feel, think or act. "My bad" as they say.
> In addition, Steve, my "charge" was fueled not only by your comments to
> and about both Darryl and me, but the entire dynamic I spoke of, which
> is in no way limited to you, the tektite origin issue, or to any
> branch of inquiry. If I put my foot down more forcefully than
> I apologize to both you and all list members. I DO feel very strongly
> about everyone's right to their opinions and freedom from accusations
> and "mind reading." I know I am quite assertive when I feel I am being
> subjected to
> such and I am, sometimes, overly protective of people for whom I have
> deep respect and/or affection.
> To whatever degree I may have created negativity, I do apologize.
> 'Twas not my intent and any indulgence granted is much appreciated.
> Warm regards, Michael
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Received on Sun 08 Jul 2001 05:44:43 PM PDT