|Re: Excuse me?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|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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