Ch-scene Digest, Vol 16, Issue 25
bowilliams at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 13:54:34 EST 2005
Can anyone point to a successful development of this type?
That's all I'm asking.
On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 12:51:08 -0500, grady <grady at ibiblio.org> wrote:
> Yes, but isn't it curious that it's the out-of-town folks who responded
> with relatively high levels of knee-jerk vitriol whereas the folks who
> live here seem to be taking a little bit of time to examine the plan &
> maybe even reserve judgement for a bit?
> Of course, on the other hand, Malcolm Gladwell might argue that the
> knee-jerk reaction could be more correct than one might expect. But, as
> we all learned last night, his main point is that we need to be *more*
> aware of the inherent biases that are driving our knee-jerk reactions &
> snap-decisions, and in many cases actively work to short-circuit the
> circumstances that enable the snap decision in the first place.
> In any case, I probably shouldn't lump you in with Hollinghurst, as the
> bulk of your original post was a followup to my own ranty rant about the
> dangers of putting residential near rockclubs.
> However, you did liken the thing to Reston Town Center, and I'm not sure
> that the two are equivalent. But then I've never really spent any time
> in Reston.
> Allen, Richard wrote:
> > I may respond more fully later today, but I have two quick points to
> > make.
> > 1) I may live in NYC, but do you think people like Bo and I would
> > still be reading this list if we had no continuing investment in the
> > Triangle? Like most everyone else who moves away, I've been jawing
> > idly about moving back to NC for at least two years now. (insert
> > discussion here of the alma-mater-as-tourist-destination phenomenon
> > that greatly affects CH development)
> > 2) Is a guy with no jaw who suggests that maybe you might not want to
> > take up chewing tobacco merely projecting his hatred of jawlessness
> > upon you?
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