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Re: [OTHER] Social v. Scientific MOOs
Interesting question you pose Michael.. I might add another dimension to
it by suggesting the 'layering' of administrators/wizards/janitors/et
al.. My experience, limited as it is at this point compared to many of
you, has been that even the 'staff' of MOOs are 'layered'.. each bringing
his/her own talents/ideas/foibles/creativity to a MOO. Some delving into
coding, creative describing, building, verb-ing, @helping others,
socializing, drawing ascii art..
What happens to the creative flow/energy that seems to give 'life' to a
MOO when the 'staff' is evaluated by the number of objects one owns, the
number of generics one has ported (with permission of course), the
ability to be an excellent coder? What happens when the abilities of the
'staffer' reside in the artistic, idea-generating or communications realm?
It would seem to me that 'those who use the tools' and 'those who make
them' would apply to those who care for our MOOs as well, blending
talents and creativity with practical, ordered thinking.
Hopefully resulting in the growth of the framework of an environment
where all might find a place to express themselves if only to sit for a
while and share a bit of themselves with others.
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