On Fri, Jun 21, 2019 at 10:24 AM Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>

> Hoi,
> I am afraid that this is a misrepresentation. Romaine is a "self confessed"
> person with Asperger. Within our community we have an overrepresentation
> with people with a mental health issue. This is to be expected. This is
> typically not appreciated hardly ever understood. I have noticed before
> that people with a mental health issue got into problems including the
> imposition of a life time ban.
> I do not know about trained and responsible but when there is no experience
> with mental health, given the composition of our community when there is no
> understanding for mental health issues, I do not think trained and
> responsible is justified. The notion that we are dealing with a "mob" is
> not helpful, it alienates the people you target with your speech. It
> prevents us from getting to an understanding.\
> Thanks,
>       GerardM

I wish I had articulated so well the source of my shame at being part of a
movement that has yielded this result for this case.  It seems like
self-righteous, crusading intolerance at work.

Dennis C. During
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