I agree with you mostly, but I do think that we're all inclined to confirmation of our tribal prejudices — we get more gratification from that, psychologically, than we do from facing the overwhelming sense of powerlessness and sense of inevitability we share with each other. » 8/01/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

Oooh, silent star real estate connections! My old boss' grandmother bought an apartment in the Dakota from Lillian Gish. And my aunt lives two doors down from a surprisingly humble house in Brooklyn that Mary Pickford built as her dream house, although I don't know if she ever lived there. And my grandmother sold… » 7/31/14 10:39pm Yesterday 10:39pm

I'm genuinely confused here after reading the links and other posts. What was Magister supposed to do to alleviate the harassment? It sounds to me like the harassment wasn't happening on any forums he moderated and the harassers aren't member of Crosstalk. Am I missing something? » 7/28/14 11:23am Monday 11:23am