HTA> even if a WG feels abused by the IESG, or its AD, that's no excuse for a WG
HTA> not fighting back - in this case, by rapidly removing the IESG's apparent
HTA> excuses for delay.
HTA> Dejection is an explanation, not an excuse.
This seems to reflect a view of human behavior that might work well for
machines, but not for humans. When people in positions of authority
impose situations that are silly, wasteful, damaging, etc., those on
whom they are imposed usually view them as silly, wasteful, damaging, etc.
When people believe their actions are s/w/d/... they have a reaction
that is generally called "natural". A typical result of this reaction
We might applaud those who can overcome this natural process, but we
should never lame those who do not.
Blame the folks doing the imposing.
Or, to state this more constructively, do not focus on the people who
become discouraged by external forces that are... discouraging.
Focus in getting those forces turned into something constructive.
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