Much as I enjoy it when we agree, I don't think being disturbed by
ethnic put-downs is puritanical.
I'm just saying a sensitive person needs to preserve sanity when faced
with so much of it.
Sent from my iPod
On Feb 15, 2010, at 5:04 AM, Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]>
> I agrre totally, Diana.
> There is something destructive about cerain kinds of
> puritanical reactions.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Diana Manister" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Sunday, February 14, 2010 6:41 AM
> Subject: Re: OT - a poetic diversion
>> Do any of you live in New York? CR's post was gentle compared to what
>> we get blasted with from Howard Stern and Don Imus. One doesn't tune
>> them in of course but sound bites pop up in the news, commercials,
>> etc. If you get upset you will have a breakdown very quickly. What to
>> do? Simply make your objections known and move on.
>> If you dwell on the vileness you will deplete yourself.
>> Sent from my iPod
>> On Feb 14, 2010, at 8:37 AM, Ken Armstrong <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Marcia Karp wrote:
>>>> Dear Ken,
>>>> I don't have the time, energy, or skill to press my thinking on
>>>> this in this medium. I will read anything you or others write,
>>>> though I've thought hard about such things for a very long time
>>>> and, while I think no harm was intended in its posting here, don't
>>>> think I'll find mitigating matters, as you do.
>>> Fair enough, allowing I wouldn't call them "mitigating."
>>> Some other medium, then.