July 9th, 2010

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That was an unpleasant insight

It just occurred to me that the social dynamic that permits SCA people to make unpopular, ill-informed decisions repeatedly without any accountability mechanism is the same social dynamic that allows this to occur in the religious Jewish community. But Jews call the mechanism used to suppress substantive discussion and accountability "lashon harah" and SCAdians call it "courtesy."

But the key elements of the social dynamic are the same:
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