Re: Blatant Sexism!
Aug 19, 1997 01:51 PM
by M K Ramadoss
Wise words, Eldon.
At 04:50 PM 8/19/97 -0400, you wrote:
>You have to be careful when you're being funny on this list.
>I can tell from reading this that you're writing in jest, but
>without an explicit "<grin>" at the end there's a change that
>some readers will misinterpret your posting, start seeing red,
>and blast you with their righteous wrath.
>You are daring to make light of sacred political dogma and as a
>sacrilegious heretic exposing yourself to punishment by the
>defenders of the faith.
>To question holy writ is to face damnation, and
>to subject yourself to being shunned by the faithful. Some
>beliefs are so true that you cannot ask what they mean or
>dare question them, but must profess your unwavering support.
>Those that dare question the Faith are subject to being
>condemned as evil, shouted down at lectures, to lose their
>jobs, and denied future employment in the name of equal
>employment and fairness to all.
>At 03:55 PM 8/19/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>I read the following article comparing men's and women's tennis in a
>>tennis newsgroup today, and I was shocked. This male chauvinist
>>obviously needs some lessons about female equality. He wrote:
>>"I think the serve has never been given the focus in women's tennis.
>>Partly this is because the women are shorter and not as strong."
>>I bet he even believes that women are slower and less durable, also.
>>The sexist bastard! I can guarantee him that the fastest, strongest,
>>tallest women is far faster, stronger, and taller than the slowest,
>>weakest, and shortest man. Therefore, his statement has no validity
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