Re: Excuse me?
From: Clarissa Kensho Fetrow (clarissauswest.net)
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2000 22:24:29 -0700 (MST)
Is it time to get out the red, green, and yellow cards and start holding
them up?   ;-)  Clarissa

Hollie Butler wrote:
> 
> What annoys me is the idea that anyone who gets (rightfully) angry isn't
> acting like a "civilized adult". Why is it so hard to believe that people
> wouldn't get angry face to face?
> 
> March did not insult anyone, in fact she was responding to being insulted. I
> really don't see how this was unreasonable. She managed to make her points
> without "degenerating" to the level of the post she was replying to.
> 
> -hollie
> 
> -------------------------
> Trillium Hollow Cohousing
> Portland, Oregon
> hollie [at] meandering.org
> -------------------------
> 
> >From: "Bitner/Stevenson" <lilbert [at] earthlink.net>
> >To: Multiple recipients of list <cohousing-l [at] freedom2.mtn.org>
> >Subject: Re: Excuse me?
> >Date: Thu, Jan 6, 2000, 5:09 AM
> >
> 
> > 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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