I am writing to support the comments made by Councilmember Armstrong (Perspective, May 1). I too believe that Berkeley is a unique community with unusual resources and profound complexity. I would like to see our paper celebrate our diversity and our triumphs. I know there is a lot of political infighting. I believe that is one of the reasons that our schools are in such poor shape. A community such as ours, with the amount of brilliant people, both adults and school age children, should be able to produce a scholastic system that functions far better than the model we currently have. At the same time, I would like to read about our efforts at improvement. Bad news is so very easy to access. The Berkeley Planet can perhaps help us define ourselves in a format different from the usual barrage we have been accustomed to turning off!