Re: no subject [pcp & fun]

Rue L. Cromwell (cromwell@KUHUB.CC.UKANS.EDU)
Mon, 18 Sep 1995 11:05:14 -0400 (EDT)

>On Sun, 17 Sep 1995 wrote:
>> I think it is important to continue to push Kelly's work and ideas into the
>> mainstream so that it is accessible and undestandable. I think it is
>> important that there are those that take the time to explain and encourage
>> further study and free thought.
>> I also think it is important not chastise and argue about whom is the most
>> "pure" in their Kellian interpretation. Repgrid theorists, artificial
>> intelligence theorists, practicing clinicians, idiographic narrativists,
>> muckety mucks, discouraged renegades, new and ambitious masters students,
>> naive do-gooders, developmental theorists, Australians, Americans, English,
>> Africans, Italians, Spaniards, and others have all contributed to the current
>> body of work.
>> It is wonderful that someone (James Mancuso?) took the time to work and help
>> that student learn and foster Kelly's and that students ideas.
>> How the above listed group responds to others and between themselves can
>> determine if a new student will take the time to learn the nuances of a
>> wonderful theory.
>John, from home at a time when perhaps I should be at work I just wanted
>to say; what a wonderful way to start the week. Such words of enthusiasm
>and yes I agree the way we project ourselves to the those outside is
>indeed important for the development of this school of thought.
>I did however want to note that as one who has engaged in conversations,
>which to the outsider, may appear strong, sharp, whatever... I can only
>do this because I feel safe. The PCP community, our conferences and the
>many quality relationships I share with regular contributors to this
>electronic form are like no others I participate in. Instead of
>moderating the discorse perhaps from time to time we simply need
>to note and reflect on the points of unity, the importance of our work
>and the possibilities for the future.
>I am greatful for your concern.
>Kindest regards malcolm c. cross

Dear Malcolm:

Well said--as usual.



Rue L. Cromwell