[nabs-l] Ending the NFB/ACB feud

Aziza C daydreamingncolor at gmail.com
Wed May 20 03:49:37 UTC 2009


Joesiph,
I expect things from the NFB because I believe in it.

I don't expect anything from the ACB, at least not yet. I don't know
them well enough to make those observations. However, I have seen what
the NFB is capable of, and I don't think sitting here and fuming over
the fact that the ACB "hates," us is a productive way to spend my time
as an NFB member. I'd much rather try to resolve it, and do something
about it. I expect things from the NFB because i know it can happen if
people would stop making excuses and actually try to think of
productive ways to make things work.
Aziza

On 5/19/09, T. Joseph Carter <carter.tjoseph at gmail.com> wrote:
> To the ACB's credit, the people running their student list when I was
> on it would not tolerate attacks on the NFB on that list.  The other
> lists were another story, but the student list was free of that kind
> of thing for the most part and the moderators worked to keep it that
> way.
>
> Joseph
>
>
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 06:45:37PM -0400, Ashley  Bramlett wrote:
>> Hi Tina,
>> I've not heard it from nfb members.  But from ACB members.
>> I've heard and experienced the differences and attacks.  At local ACB
>> meetings it comes  up; occassional attacks but most often just a
>> different set of philosophies and priorities.  Additional as someone
>> pointed out, I've heard the NFB villified on ACB-L the list serve for ACB
>> similar to NFB's nfb-talk.
>> That is what I meant by hating each other.  Sadly there is too much
>> friction and attack.  More often its from older members.  ACB students
>> and young adults are more open.  However ACB has a majority of older
>> foks.
>>
>> Ashley
>
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