I’d just like an explanation of what motivates an individual to decide and then expose FReepers to gratuitous cheap shots outside of the RF.
The personal attacks, ad hominems and outright vile accusations endured because one or more individuals who “thought” the same way, decided it was “deserved”.
What motivates an individual to decide on their own that FReepers “deserve” to be flamed for posting theological material that is in disagreement with another’s religion?
Especially when that religion fired the first shots in the “war” by calling all Christians apostates, etc.
This “revelation” now has me questioning the integrity of any moderator in moderating a forum.
The “regular” RM has always left me with the impression that they’re even handed and fair and I appreciate the consistency.
But how is one to know when the “regular” RM is on the board vs. a substitute moderator who thinks those of us perjoratively described as “anti-mormons” deserve to be flamed?
This revelation now has me questioning the integrity of any moderator in moderating a forum. But how is one to know when the regular RM is on the board vs. a substitute moderator who thinks those of us perjoratively described as anti-mormons deserve to be flamed?
***Luck of the draw.
What Free Republic needs is a mediation thread. The Moderator takes the offending posts over to the mediation thread, there is an open hashout about which posts will be allowed and which will be thrown out, and then the decision is made. Out in the open. The current situation allows different mods to run their own agenda. That’s okay if it agrees with JimRob’s agenda, but how are we to know if it’s all done in secret & JimRob doesn’t have the time to chase down every mod decision or questionable post?
Well, I would answer that by pointing out 180 years of leaders and members claiming the religion was being "persecuted" and a desire to even the score.