Can we atleast [sic] mention how new three of these mods are and the fact that one mod, although did not step down till now, did indeed step down.
My point is that the current MT panel members have had an unbroken term while serving as an MT–that is my point. Napoleon 1er chose to interrupt his term and to step down. New or not is not the point.
Firstly, the forward progress of MT was primarily because of the push from one of the mods. Secondly, much has changed since his stepping down due to the purpose that it fulfilled.
Any of the MT members are in a position to make changes, or to advocate changes, or to inspire forward movement, or not to do any of the above. You cannot say that the MT runs better because of one member alone...if this one member has the tenacity, the energy, the talent, and the charisma for inspiring his MT colleagues, then so be it, and then the community benefits. During the time that Napoleon 1er served, it was reported that there were often struggles and incessant arguments among the MT panel. Napoleon 1er had his chance to make a difference, and there is no doubt that he made strong and positive contributions. So to say that the forward progress now is because of one member is silly–but if we use your model for illustration, then Napoleon 1er was not the one member type who could inspire a forward progress...we know through the grapevine that too many things became stalled and dismantled while Napo was on the MT. Was it his fault? No, that is not what I am saying. He was a part of the problem, however, because the entire MT at that time was struggling with in-fighting and stagnation.
I think for the respect of his nemesis and the community, he did not want to fight...he chose to sacrifice his own authority instead. This should be the definition of selfless. Why in life are people attacked for taking the high road, almost as if, the most honorable thing is looked down a upon.
And his sacrifice is appreciated by many of us here, but then to take back the sacrifice is to undo his good deed. You do not get to fall on your sword, have everyone laud you and make you and Honorary Member, and then just undo it all because you have misgivings and regrets about the path you chose. No one is attacking him or looking down upon someone who has taken the higher road, Wogomite, but the fact of the matter is that he had reasons for resigning. Since he has made his intention clear, that he wants a second chance at being an MT member, he has placed himself in the spotlight of public scrutiny...I didn't do that...he did. Thus, the circumstances under which he resigned are paramount to discussing his known intentions. They also go to the fact that he was under fire at the time of his stepping down. Does this make him a bad person, or someone "less than" or looked down upon? No. Napo is a good guy, but he had his time on the MT and it is time for someone different to fill tober's vacancy.
I do feel that you were coming to your senses when you wrote this part. Well written KMC.
This hardly feels a nice comment to me, and I do not appreciate its implications...seriously speaking.