Re: WEB (was Has anyone made a real conlang?)
|From:||Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 25, 2003, 8:51|
Good lord, I've run into unreasoning prejudice from well-educated, extremely
(apparently) well-educated people, if said fascist's claims were true! (BA,
MA in history, Postgrad in Neuroscience; bigoted as hell.)
I did however, get the said fascist kicked off the newsgroup she unwittingly
led me to, when she confused an incident in Jenin with an incident in Bureij,
and she & cohorts responded by abusing me when I pointed that out. By that
time everybody was sick of her ...
So much for her skills of critical analysis and good education, etc ...
bigotry has no home, except with those who make that choice.
(Of course, if her abuse was true, I should be renaming myself Asmodeus or
Arioch ... ;)
On Friday 25 April 2003 03:21 am, you wrote:
Mau e ki, "He aha te mea nui?"
You ask, "What is the most important thing?"
Maku e ki, "He tangata, he tangata, he tangata."
I reply, "It is people, it is people, it is people."
> >But this is eternal. It's not like he couldn't have found that running
> >with the wrong group in the atomic world.
> True, but the probability of exposure to such prejudices is much higher on
> the Internet. There is very little, short of overt libel and plagerism (and
> even theses at times), which doesn't exist on the Net. Couple the narrow
> real-world experience of many youths with them not being taught critical
> analysis of what's on the Net, and one has a much more higher probablity of
> promoting unreasoned prejudices.
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