Once upon a time I entered the straight dope forums. I was unable to express my thoughts in a way that was understandable by another human being. I was roasted, toasted and BBQed all over the place. Rightfully so.
But I was stubborn. I didn’t know people didn’t understand what I was trying to say so I studied and tried again. I read Republic by Plato and countless other philosophical texts that dealt with the responsibility of the speaker to make himself be understood vs the responsibility of the audience to understand.
Here I officially began my journey towards communicating effecitvely with other people. Since then I have studied grounding in communication, I have been a teacher, systems analyst, programmer and now a politician in denial. Now I have travelled full circle to come back to the place where it started. Unfortunately I think my first post is now lost to the archives somewhere, I at least can’t find it in the activity log of my old account.
So, here I am again. Rebj0rn. Perhaps this will be as interesting as last time. Perhaps not. Who knows how things have changed here in the past 20 years
Looking forward to diving back into the pit.