The Themistocles Letters is intended to foster substanstive debate on a wide range of issues. We encourage everyone who visits our blog to comment upon the posts we make. However, we reserve the right to delete comments that we feel are offensive, rude, or hinder substantive debate.
The following rules are in effect for comments:
1. Racism and Other Forms of Intolerance: Comments which disparage the race, ethnicity, nationality, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or any other such characteristic of anyone shall be deleted.
2. Profanity: Comments which use profanity shall be deleted.
3. "Trolling": Comments which are clearly intended only to provoke and anger readers, and those which are clearly intended only to insult specific individuals or groups, shall be deleted.
4. Conspiracy Theories: Comments which attempt to promote long-discredited conspiracy theories shall be deleted.