[conspire] Paging Jonathan Swift

Edward Mokurai Cherlin mokurai at sugarlabs.org
Wed Sep 14 07:47:31 PDT 2011

Likes to dish it out, can't take it, poor fellow.

Complains that _I_ am violating house rules by responding in kind to
his ranting.

You're funny, Rick. I guess it's a good thing you can't kick yourself
off your own list when you are an asshole.

This is not snark.

On Wed, September 14, 2011 12:43 am, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Edward Mokurai Cherlin (mokurai at sugarlabs.org):
>> 's best buddy Rich Moan
> Clue:  Most people outgrow making jokes out of people's surnames around
> grade three.
> And by the way, my actual surname has two syllables, pronounced like
> MOW-en.
> Last, my name isn't Rich (nor Richard).
>> That's your strawman, and has nothing to do with the rest of us.
> Ah, you must be some _other_ Edward Mokurai Cherlin, then.
>> You admitted that it takes talent and application to learn sysadminning.
> There are at least a couple of things wrong with this assertion:
> 1.  It's factually incorrect.
> 2.  More to the immediate point, it has zero application to the
> antecedent discussion, as (obviously) starting a background service
> requiring no configuration or administration is not 'sysadminning' [sic]
> as the word is used (even with correct spelling) in this universe.
>> (Though evidently not self-awareness.)
> Just on a what-the-hell basis, I keep trying to figure out, is this term
> you keep throwing into the conversation a _Marxian_ dog-whistle?  E.g.,
> you bloviated about how Heinlein's fictional Luna revolution wasn't
> self-aware.  It _sounded_ like far-left cant, but it's so very quaint
> that I wasn't sure.
>> Should I alert the media?
> Actually... let me make this brief:  You are making yourself unwelcome
> here, just as you made yourself pretty much an unwelcome presence in my
> (and my father's) house earlier.  It would be better if you left.
> However, I don't kick people off mailing lists for just being assholes,
> so feel free to stick around if you want me to keep telling you to Fuck
> Right Off and that you already abused my hospitality to the point where
> I have no tolerance left for your bullshit.
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Edward Mokurai (默雷/धर्ममेघशब्दगर्ज/دھرممیگھشبدگر ج) Cherlin
Silent Thunder is my name, and Children are my nation.
The Cosmos is my dwelling place, the Truth my destination.

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