2170Re: Digest Number 177
- Nov 30, 2000Let us not stop with the flags, the KKK also uses the sign of the
cross, should we not therfore ban the cross as well.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, jaaah@t... wrote:
> Excellent point, Sir.
> > ** Original Subject: RE: [civilwarwest] Digest Number 177
> > ** Original Sender: "James Jolly" <redrover@b...>
> > ** Original Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 20:15:14 -0600
> > ** Original Message follows...
> > Why stop with the Georgia state flag then. The US flag also
represented the enslavement of a people. Just as bad it represented
genocide toward Native Americans. Should we then change all such
> > JJ
> > Virtue, then, is a state of character concerned with choice,
lying in a mean, i.e. the mean relative to us, ... it is a mean
between two vices, that which depends on excess and that which
depends on defect ... while virtue both finds and chooses that which
> > Aristotle "Nicomachean Ethics
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: crogers48@a...
> > To: email@example.com
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 11:09 PM
> > Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Digest Number 177
> > Actually, I support changing the State flag of Georgia.
Outside the context
> > of the history of the Civil War, the Stars and Bars means, to
me and many
> > others, the enslavement of a race of people considered less
than human. I
> > would think that no State would want to have that association
with it today,
> > no matter how historically correct it is. If the Stars and
Bars conjures up
> > racism in the minds of a large segment of the population of any
> > why have it in a State emblem, when the State is there to serve
> > citizens, including the descendants of those that the State
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> >** --------- End Original Message ----------- **
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