[Homestead] The longest post yet-Anger
erthnsky at bellsouth.net
Thu Nov 6 10:18:00 EST 2008
bob ford wrote:
> Bev, years ago a 22 y.o. girl from Georgia named Carson McCullers
> wrote a wonderful story about a deaf-mute who became a boarder in a
> family home in small town Georgia. Everyone in the small town
> eventually became his friend because he would just sit and listen to
> him, he couldn't interrupt, being mute. At the end of the story he
> ends himself with a bullet . He had no-one to listen to him.
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter is required reading. Good book, and worth
> Recognize that people do listen to you. You are not going to
> instantly change any minds, on this list, not in macro-situational
> areas like politics.
I know, I know.
> I think mostly what you are aggravated about is that the ideas of the
> left seem to be readily acceted on this list while ideas on the right
> always are often required to offer ten different methods of
> reasoning. That is just a matter of numbers.
> I tend to agree with people on the right more than the left and find
> the right more open to others ideas, but I have big dis-agreements on
> some issues with the right.
As do I.
> You have many long term 'friends' on this list. Talk politics, or
> whatever. State your opinion and stand by what you see as the truth.
> If someone is rude to you, defend yourself, let it go, or ignore them
> for a while until it is forgotten. I have a "***k-it attitude, but
> that is just me. ...bobford
> p.s. Your kids pay more attention to what you say than you realize
“Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to
hate. Hate leads to suffering.” Yoda
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