19099Re: [orthodox-synod] Re: ROCOR and Moscow Orthodox Mother Church joining together,
- Feb 2, 2007Thank you. Have been known to 'over-react' , on occassion. Sorry. Still learning to talk less, and listen more, in order to learn . A very good lesson.
----- Original Message -----
From: Fr. John R. Shaw
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 6:16 PM
Subject: [orthodox-synod] Re: ROCOR and Moscow Orthodox Mother Church joining together,
--- In email@example.com, "Carol" <weaver32@...> wrote:
> Am surprised that someone as yourself, would stoop so low as to correct (publically)
JRS: Let me assure you I had no ill intent.
Years ago, when I was in college and sometimes wrote letters in Russian to certain of our
bishops, I sometimes got (quite kindly) corrections in their replies.
As a result, I learned something each time.
There is no shame in making a mistake, but now at least you know about "in other words".
> AGAIN, I am not the same person who wrote BOTH , so YOU evidently are misinformed
> on the person to be corrected, unless you were trying to answer TWO postings, at once?
JRS: Why not? It's common enough practice on the internet.
> I can accept criticism, do not mind at all, but this kind of criticism is not called for
> on this PUBLIC site.
JRS: Obviously you have not been on the internet long, or else you would have seen how
people have attacked *me* over the years: and they can be a lot nastier than making
> I will not bother to post here, to have spelling corrected, as to 'bring someone down'
JRS: I was in no way trying to "bring you down".
I was not even sure who had written "anotherwards".
To be sure, people react to things in different ways.
In this case, I think you are over-reacting.
Fr. John R. Shaw
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