Re: [asa] World sets ocean temperature record

From: Schwarzwald <>
Date: Fri Aug 21 2009 - 23:21:18 EDT


Fair enough. As I said, I wanted to know just what the rules were because
some things just seemed "off" thematically. It's your list to run, so I make
no complaints in that regard.

On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 11:16 PM, Ted Davis <> wrote:

> Black Forest,
> As Randy indicated, it's OK to discuss global warming here, incl arguments
> for and against a significant human component. The difficulty with this
> particular issue, which has led us to suspend or (in at least one case)
> permanently ban someone from posting, is that some were using this list as a
> place to make partisan political attacks or to make personal attacks on
> other users of the list. Neither is allowed here; anyone interested in that
> can find numerous other places for it.
> At the ASA, we want to foster helpful, informative, and respectful
> exchanges of views on issues related to science and Christian faith.
> Environmental stewardship certainly falls within this. Attacking candidate
> X or list member Y does not. Discussing the opinion that we would be better
> stewards if we were to do Z, would be legitimate.
> Ted (ASA president)

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