Mark Bernstein on danger of immediacy of comments and trackbacks:
Weblog comments incite duels. Duels are bad for society. We should all forego comments and return to carefully blogging responses — including responses we disagree with, but excluding responses we cannot tolerate.
Archived version of this entry is available at http://blog.mathemagenic.com/2004/06/21.html#a1249; comments are here.