5935Re: don't compare first and third world
- Jun 10, 2003--- In email@example.com, "prometeus57"
>An odd thesis statement if I ever heard one...
> It's not necessary for you to accept that non-industrial
> cultures are so much primitive savages that should be
> exterminated in the swiftest manner possible,
> that theyPerhaps many people that you associate with. I've never heard such rot.
> should and would be put out of their misery if only it
> wouldn't inevitably lead to moral degredation in ourselves.
> What is necessary is for you to accept the reality that
> many people hold to this worldview to some degree.
> I'm not talking about right-wing racists, but about left-I'd like to see support for statements such as the above. "Many" could
> wingers who can't stand misoginy, slavery, brutality,
> misery, squalor and superstitious fear. Not all left-
> wingers accept cultural relativism.
be 20 people in the world or 2000, hardly a significant number.
>LOL! Who cares what a few extremists say?
> To people concerned with social justice, however few
> and far between they are, your eco-freak stance of
> "sustainability above all" will only earn you an
> invitation to go fuck yourself.
>This flies in the face of what you wrote above.
> And considering the fact that social justice is a far,
> far more important motive to the vast majority of people
> than long-term ecological sustainability,
I think that
> shoving your misplaced priorities in their face isSorry, freedom of speech is important to all of us and if we stand on
> impolitic to say the least.
principles and step on a few feet, so be it.
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