Learning and enlightenment LO22462

Liz Cantrell (holly@zo.com)
Wed, 18 Aug 1999 21:49:29 -0700

Replying to LO22440 --

> In short: an organization has to be *for* some clearly defined purpose, to
> which all of its components can subscribe and in which they can
> passionately believe in. The purpose has to be something bigger than
> helping the boss be successful. Employee or worker participation in the
> form of a role in decision-making, or a share of the profits, are not much
> of a help if the organisation, however large, has no purpose in life.

Well put. My question is this: This mailing list is an organization
dedicated to the purpose of an open exchange of ideas. Some ideas are
inherently partisan. If we are to exchange ideas openly, must we not
accept partisan viewpoints as part of our pursuit of knowledge?



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