Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 17:52:48 -0400 From: "WickeddollŽ" <wickeddoll1958diespammersdienospamo.com> Subject: Re: How do you feel about your car? Other cars? Luxury cars?
<Espressopithecusnospam.net>> ... >> >> "WickeddollŽ" ... >> > >> > >> > But a narrow-minded individual such as this would probably say, "You're >> > a >> > credit to your race" >> >> That would be true of all individuals who are taking advantage of the >> chance >> to get an education, regardless of who is paying. >> >> Of course, what the racist people don't get is that the race to which >> these >> people are a credit is the human race. >> > I agree, and add that the phrase "a credit to your race" may actually > encourage racist thinking. > That was my point. It's saying that you're different from others of your race, because they don't usually do as you do. Utter bullshit. > IMHO, we should take no pride in what others do, just as we should take > no pride in what we were born with. I didn't choose my parents, and > neither did anyone else. So whether we're tall, short, black, white, > yellow, etc. is nothing in which any of us should take pride. It's > simply a fact of heredity. What's important is what we do with the > gifts we inherited. > > We SHOULD take pride only in what we accomplish ourselves or something > to which we actively contribute. You don't have to convince me, but I'm sure your lesson is lost on that troll. > > On the other hand, we could all buy Indianapolis Colts jerseys and feel > good about ourselves while shouting "we're #1!" ;) > > Java > Tell that to my NE Patriot hubby! Then duck. Natalie