>you said the only person that we could trust is John
I think the statement is quite clear, it is customary to say such things in plural does not make it an order nor a mandate, it is a form of emphasis. As I said these are not notes to a litigation to conduct forensic grammar analysis, there is no judge or jury.
>Moreover, you have the right to say what you think, and I have the right to say that I disagree.
Sure, for every member of the discussion group. But it is equally true that agreements or disagreements on discussions do **not** produce resources or code to further the cause and operations here.