Comment Policy

In the interest of maintaining a safe, friendly space to discuss books and ideas, I am instituting the following comment policy.

I welcome debate, but please keep it civil

If I feel that your comment unlawful, abusive, libellous, threatening, offensive, profane, unreasonably combative, spammy, or objectionable in any way. I reserve the right to delete it. If you continue to leave comments in this vein, I reserve the right to ban you from the site.

You are responsible for your own words 

I do not own your comments. By commenting on this site you agree to absolve me of any and all liability for what you write.

You grant me a license to post your comments

This license is worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, and royalty-free. You grant me the right to store, use, transmit, display, publish, reproduce, and distribute your comments in any format including but not limited to a blog, book, video, or presentation.

NOTE: This policy also applies to trackbacks.