[REBOL] Re: <rant> Re: Giving up Rebol?/binary skip
From: chalz:earthlink at: 12-Dec-2002 18:05
Anton: Is why I posted <rant> in the subject, so it could be avoided by
those who would so wish.
Anton: Why only veggie? No option for meat in the script. *sniff sniff*
> My point was about respect. R*E*S*P*E*C*T .
> And I am certainly not willing to pay anything to be respected.
> I think Carl response was disrespectful. That's all.
> But maybe it's a *cultural* thing.
I love the insinuation here. That Americans are a collective culture of
disrespectful louts. I won't say anything personal about the French. I am
French, though 200 years removed.
However.... No. I wrote a page-length here using round-about language to
disparage a certain individual, without being too direct about it. Among such
language as the above being crude and disrespectful in and of itself, to
suggest it's a "cultural" thing. Perhaps it is - the French, in general, it
seems, are a sensitive culture, one which takes anything the wrong way at all
But, no, I'll tame myself, for the sake of the list, bandwidth, and general
inter-personal representations presented via the list.
However, should you dare to insult either one of my cultures - my centuries'
old French culture, my newer American culture, or any of the others I claim as
My Own - before me, I will not hold my tongue - or fingers, in this case.
Since you don't know which cultures I am comprised of on a whole (I am an
American Mutt, after all, though I can claim 5 distinct origins from the past
100-200 years), it would be prudent to make no such attacks at all. Wouldn't
Proud to be American, AND French, despite the popular image these days of