I really enjoyed the Banner of Heaven retrospective that Scott B at BCC put together (most of it appears here), and I have been thinking about it and gathering my thoughts ever since it ended.
Mostly, I think the retrospective was an interesting historical look back at a time and an event that was an important watershed in the bloggernacle. It’s something that will always engender some controversy and both good and bad feelings on the part of those who were participants in the drama, and also those who got involved after the fact. I thought Scott did a good job of presenting all sides, but there was something missing in the end. I would like to hear from people about the answers to a few questions that were raised by the final podcast with Steve Evans and which I posed over in the thread following the podcast at Bloggernacle Times. No one really bothered to try to answer them there, so I’d like to try it over here to see if we can get a more relevant discussion going ( I swear I will delete any references to the Song of Solomon). Here are the questions (feel free to add to this list if you want) and my answers: (more…)