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Old 08-28-2009, 02:06 AM
bjkeefe bjkeefe is offline
 
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Default Re: The War Against God

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Originally Posted by TwinSwords View Post
Good message. Sadly, I'll be surprised if it gets through to Bob. Don't know what happened to Bob or the site, but it has been weird watching it transform.

I have this funny picture of Bob starting to appear for his diavlogs wearing priestly raiments.
I think we ought to ease up a little on the generalized nature of these critiques of Bob. While no one is more shrill than I about giving creationists, corsis, and althouses unmerited time and space, we have to accept that if Bob is going to be true to the site's mission of always airing a variety of viewpoints, he is also always going to be pushing at the edges of what some of us consider acceptable.

I think a full-throated criticism of specific guests and specific topics is appropriate -- nay, required. But let's not go overboard on seeing trends, and let's not confuse too much the view Bob is presenting with his latest book with the lineup of diavloggers over time.

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[Added] I should emphasize that when I say "what some of us consider acceptable," I assume the "some" is a changing group, depending on the diavlogger or topic.

I would also like to emphasize that my call for "full-throated criticism" when "some" are not happy with a topic or guest is not only directed at the lefty/atheist crowd here, although I do hope to see something better than the usual "I'm tired of Bh.tv having nothing but liberals" whine.
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