Inappropriate remarks (Was Fwd: Mystery object... )
derschjo at mail.msu.edu
Wed Jun 3 03:17:45 CDT 2009
Yes, please, let's not cater to minorities in our posts to this list.
In fact, in the spirit of not catering to minorities, I will offer
instead a "fuck you" to a very small minority in this case: Joe Giliberti.
Joe Giliberti wrote:
> I hate when people cater to the minority, in this case, the families of 220
> people, out of the 6.8 billion on the planet. Just for the sake of argument,
> lets say that each of those people had 20 people they were associated with
> that could possibly be on this list. That comes out to 4400 people who
> "might" be both on this list, and knew someone on the plane, out of a grand
> total of 6.8 billion people on the planet.
> When the twin towers fell, the tsunami hit, and Katrina pummeled LA, there
> is then cause for dignity and tact. Many thousands of people were affected
> by those events.
> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 2:38 AM, William Donzelli <wdonzelli at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I think you just lowered the bar. I would have hoped you had more
>> sense. What if the person is in grief, stricken by a loss? Do you
>> think they are going to be reading this list? What will it be like
>> when they catch up reading their messages? Will it comfort them when
>> they find their loss is called insignificant?
>> Folks, lets kill this right now.
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