It seems that LOUD voices, regardless of proactivity, are effective in
On Sat, 20 Apr 1996, Dr Eberhard W Lisse wrote:
> This is clearly the wrong approach and never going to work. I speak here
> from experience, I *DO* work on a daily basis with primary health care
> nurses in two outlying clinics. FORGET about it!!!
FORGET about it!!!???
WHY? Justify !
> Endangered Practices? Now we are going to become PC? We need to get away
> from these witch doctors who are killing off the uninformed, and you
> want to put them on IP?
I said -Valid- traditional medicine. Some discussion around -Valid-
traditional medicine was going on DEVEL-L. Educational and research
institutions in the US, South Africa and Canada were involved/referred to
in the discussion. Those interested may visit the DEVEL-L archive at:
The issue was discussed between Dec. 15, 1995 and Jan. 3, 1996. Two more
messages from Steve Worth on Jan. 12 & Jan. 25, 1996 and one more from
Kerry Miller on Feb. 26, 1996. The topic was discussed under these
(IT vs. Poverty) = (Let Them Eat IT) ?!
Traditional Healing (fwd)
BTW, the NIH "National Institute of Health" is also investigating this
issue, as an alternative medical practice.
> A fortune will be thrown out of the window if you manage to convice some
> ignoramus at an aid agency to fund these insane schemes. This money
> should rather be put into direct projects.
Again, be objective, rationalize what you say, and use respectful
language. "ignoramus" "insane" ????!!!!!!
> But I understand some of the motivation behind this, which may be quite
> honorable, if ill advised/informed.
> Sooner or later you'll have to come back, right? So you need a ticket...
I am the one who knows the exact motivation behind this "..." behaviour.
It is the suffering from the bitter taste of my message to DEVEL-L dated
Mar. 18, 1996 titled "Re: Enough About Laptops" and the messages that
followed from other DEVEL-L members. BTW, DEVEL-L is one of the top 100
lists on the Internet, with 1300+ members.
I really feel pity for your attitude, and suggest you read the following:
1) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen R. Covey.
2) The Matrix, by John S. Quarterman. Section 3.3.5 "Etiquette & Ethics",
which can also be found at the URL:
If you are interested, I am will happily donate them to you.
I'd be glad to send any of the above e-mail messages to any body who is
interested. However, if there is "high" demand, I will post it/them to
the whole list.
On another message, I will talk about a specific research project I am
working on right now, and I will need your -objective- feedback.
Abubakr Alkhalifa "I.T. vs. Poverty"
612 Montclaire Way Graduate Student
Mobile, AL 36609 School of Computer & Information Sciences
USA University of South Alabama
Tel/Fax: (334)660-0242 [log in to unmask]