When you have two warring parties, sometimes the only way to eventually come to peaceful terms is through baby-steps.
BABY-STEP NUMBER ONE:
Say something nice about someone you have recently argued with on BlogCritics. The compliment should not be back-handed, or sarcastic. It should be genuine.
Mac Diva: I admire your tenacity in fighting for those issues you hold dear.
So, who's next? :-]