William, I think I have this corrected. Again, I value those comments which seek to inform rather than punish. I’ve had a devil of a time with this ancient iPad and very weak wifi here in Denpasar, and have sought to rectify.

The value of thoughtful observations is to help me correct a mistake. I take it as such. The value of those who seek to punish is nil. Being shown that I make a mistake doesn’t threaten, it opens doors. Having angry, bitter, vicious people attempt to denigrate, punish and harangue has no value whatsoever. The tendency of many is to hunker in our bunker and not wish to embrace new information. Happily I don’t suffer from that. However I don’t suffer fools lightly, and people make themselves into fools when they can’t offer a correction without seeing to use a litary rap across the knuckles. Democracy is built on polite discourse and being open enough to acknowledge new information and grow accordingly. When people become righteous, they simply evolve into assholes pardon my French. A valuable correction offered up for my compumption as David did above is the perfect way to let me self correct. That’s honorable. That’s valuable. And that is how we move forward as a diverse community. It isn’t about being wrong- which seems to terrify everyone- it’s about shared information. THAT I value. THAT I learn from. I’m not big on wallowing in a pig sty.

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