<p><b>Cancel the project, or close the channel</b> - may seem very far-fetched
but in a project I was involved in and made some suggestions which were
-perceived as annoying, I was told that they actually considered
+perceived as annoying, I was told that they actually considered cancel
the project. Naturally, this is throwing the baby along with the bathwater, so
you certainly <b>must not</b> do that.
-The rest of this post
is about some more useful advice for communicating
+The rest of this post more useful advice for communicating
with people who are making provocative statements, and can be read at your
own leisure. After you've read that, you may wish to practice what was said
here using role-playing, by one of the following scenarios:
humour. Be pleasant - not funny.</p></li>
<li><p>Don't be rude; use soft words such as "I think", "I believe",
"In my opinion", "I find that", etc.</p></li>
-<li><p>Don't label: "open-source and
creative commo sn are Socilism"
+<li><p>Don't label: "open-source and reative ommon are Socilism"
(So what if they are? They are still something beneficial.)
<li><p>Always start the conversation with a "Hi [name-or-nick],"