[PLUG-TALK] How to be a good Democrat
russj at dimstar.net
Mon Oct 20 16:21:22 PDT 2003
* Jeme A Brelin <jeme at brelin.net> [2003-10-20 16:07]:
> On Mon, 20 Oct 2003, Russ Johnson wrote:
> > You assume that I presume. I do no such thing. I let people prove to me
> > how silly they are. I let them hang themselves, so to speak.
> But your concept of silly and stupid are totally devoid of objective
OK, let's introduce a new term.
"Illogical to me." Roughly defined as, "Given the current state of
affairs, does not make sense to me."
> > With the state of our society, I have no doubt that things will get
> > worse before they get better.
> Have you ever heard of the power of positive thinking? What are you doing
> to make things better?
I do my best to make sure my kids can think for themselves. I make sure
they aren't exposed to only what the school gives them. Etc. etc.
> > Our schools turn out tons of factory workers that have a hard time
> > thinking for themselves, so they will continue to vote for the candidate
> > they are programmed to vote for.
> Aren't you the one that wrote that you didn't have time to make schools
I don't. But that doesn't mean I can't add to what the schools I choose
for my kids give them.
> Take some responsibility for the world in which you live and work to make
> it a better place. Think education sucks? Become an educator. Volunteer
> your non-working hours to afterschool education. Do something.
I'm too busy making a living and undoing the damage already done to my
kids. Non-working hours. 8pm to 6 am, monday through friday. I don't
think many school kids are going to be available.
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