This is a discussion on penmanila's anti-rant rant within the OT Archives forums, part of the Archived Threads category; considering the disturbing rise of hostile postings in this forum, here's a very insightful piece on the degraded state of ...
Last edited by gilbertg; 08-06-2007 at 02:41 PM.
one day it will all make sense
thanks gilbertg for flagging penmanila's blog...ganda!
Forgive me if I suspect that these are people—many of them in their surly mid-twenties—who’ve never been truly whacked by life over the head, who’ve never laid their lives on the line for a cause larger than themselves, who’ve never stared into the barrel of a gun, who’ve never spent a day in jail, and whose daily crises consist of having to choose between the mocha latte and the cappuccino.
So sad yet so true.
thank you so much, Butch!
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good read... must read for all posters & bloggers, i should say...
Thank you for saying this so well. I've run into my share of people who can't express anything other than "Moron!" and like words, which is why your piece acts like a clarion call for diplomacy and cordial expression. Every member of any forum should read your piece.
In the classroom, at workshops, at PhilMUG, and everywhere else, he always makes the clearest sense to me.
Indeed, in life, there are things that you earn, and the right to rant is one of them.
Last edited by maryannemoll; 08-06-2007 at 11:20 AM.
that was nice sir butch...thank you.
moron was not the only word used. imbecile was also used.
These words are ranked by IQ level. Maybe next time be careful when using such word.
Last edited by psymd1; 08-06-2007 at 10:02 AM.
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