|Re: Excuse me?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Bitner/Stevenson (lilbertearthlink.net)|
|Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2000 06:16:43 -0700 (MST)|
I find it hard to believe that any of you would behave this way in a meeting, face to face. I'm really annoyed that this discussion has degenerated to this level. Grow up and start acting like civilized adults! -- Liz Stevenson Southside Park Cohousing Sacramento, California ---------- >From: "Jose Marquez" <marchpower [at] worldnet.att.net> >To: Multiple recipients of list <cohousing-l [at] freedom2.mtn.org> >Subject: Excuse me? >Date: Thu, Jan 6, 2000, 1:45 AM > >> If no one had "judged" what others had seemingly "decided to do for > themselves" >> you would probably be working at traditional "women's work" >> (kids, no college, shit work) regardless of your money. > > I don't know who you are, scowley [at] library.utah.edu, but this is a > HORRIBLE > thing to say! Not only have you revealed yourself to consider MY LIFE > CHOICE as "shitwork"...but I see this attitude as being exactly what made > being a "housewife" so miserable for so many women for so many years! Do > you have children? From your careless reference to the incredible beings > that make life so precious to so many happy parents around the world as > "kids" I certainly hope NOT! And just what exactly is "shit work"? Perhaps > cleaning YOUR toilet would be less than fulfilling, but I happen to enjoy > cleaning my home, preparing my kitchen for the next healthy meal I'll cook, > vacuuming is tons of fun with a 1 year old chasing you (or being chased), > and dusting (once a year) is immensly satisfying as I watch thick dust being > wiped away and deep red wood again being exposed! And why on earth would > you consider lack of college to be the realm of womanhood? Don't you think > MEN have ever been without college? Don't Fathers also care for their > children? There may be a stereotype of women maids...but there's a reason > why Garbageman is used a lot more often than Garbagepeople! > > I hope you'll think more carefully in the future before clicking SEND...this > comment, I believe, did a lot more harm than good. > > ~March > > > >
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