No Accounting for (Some) CU Human Beings
Mark Twain was an amazing writer and observer of the human condition. He made himself a household name even more than a century after his death.
I’ve been reading A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, and one passage particularly grabbed my attention.
It’s also interesting to read what people will write when protected by the anonymity of the online world. I make a point to sign my name to everything I post because it just seems like the right thing to do, like being able to face an accuser. There are sometimes legitimate reasons to protect your identity, like witness protection. Otherwise, your comments carry less weight and are less likely to jumpstart change.
The CU Water Cooler had an interesting experience with comments to its website a couple weeks ago. Overlooking much of the saber rattling that went on following a Matt Davis post, one commenter (posted under a name I believe is fake) called the CU Water Cooler “a collection of fringe industry players who wring their hands and carp about the wrong direction credit unions have taken as if they are a jury of our peers.” “Who died and put you guys in charge?”