On Thu, 1 Feb 1996, Malcolm Burson wrote:
> Instead, the practise of
> learning concepts happens best in small, discrete locations and times
> which only the passage of time itself may allow to produce a kind of
> alignment that would then become normative for the whole.
I've noticed this alignment through the passage of time on other
listservs. Most of the learning has happened in incremental stages.
Sometimes really good threads start at the edges of a topic - I think
Richard Karash mentioned this before.
How do I know when learning has taken place? Someone on the listserv
gives a speech and incorporates some of the ideas hashed out on the
The great thing about a listserv is that the people involved are usually
always there - either lurking or in the forefront of a discussion. A
comment can be made at any time of the night and it will still get to
-- Andrew Moreno <email@example.com>