Emotions are not all bad here...I am excited about all the offers to help. Really encouraging.
Camo....well. He is trying to encourage a fight instinct so the conversation switches to "Lets do this, now where do we start?" instead of "Why do it?".. It seems to be working with a few volunteers. Don't let the way he gets his point across detract from the goals of the project.
To be honest i was not referring to you, i observed and respect the rationality that you demonstrate in your posts and the excitement you feel about it is understandable.
Good luck with your proposal.