I had a post I had been meaning to write this evening. I’d been thinking about it since I woke up; essentially, last night an acquaintance posted something on a mailing list (in the course of a discussion of a code of conduct) that really brought home to me that there’s a certain population in my community with whom I simply do not share common values and priorities. Sure, this is not unheard-of, and is not really news to me, but it’s still a bit saddening and alienating to realize it so viscerally, and so I was going to write about that feeling, and then get up on my soapbox and declaim for a while. …