Spot on, which makes it somewhat ridiculous why some folk obsess so much over specs and measurements!
Originally Posted by Pharos
You don't need to be wealthy, or hire any hotel, as what you've described above is what we aim to achieve on AoS
If we meet others, we have the problems of ego defensiveness which are all pervasive because of our imprinted culture of competition and 'one-upmanship'.
Wouldn't it be great to be wealthy enough to hire a hotel for the weekend and all meet, with a room for each system, and just relax, put aside all that cultural alienation, try to get over ourselves and lower our defences, and try in all humility to express opinions, and determine a consensus of truth?
At the *very heart* of our ethos is the desire to allow decent people, who are genuine enthusiasts, to relax, just be themselves and say what they think, on all manner of topics, in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Oneupmanship here is grossly frowned upon, as are mouthy 'know-it-all' egotists, whose only desire is to indulge in vulgar displays of self-aggrandisement.
"A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do". - Milan Kundera.
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