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Re: Digest Number 177

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  • jrayelliot@aol.com
    Let us not stop with the flags, the KKK also uses the sign of the cross, should we not therfore ban the cross as well. Ray ... represented the enslavement of a
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      Let us not stop with the flags, the KKK also uses the sign of the
      cross, should we not therfore ban the cross as well.

      Ray

      --- In civilwarwest@egroups.com, 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
      emblems?
      > >
      > > 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
      is intermediate.
      > >
      > > Aristotle "Nicomachean Ethics
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: crogers48@a...
      > > To: civilwarwest@egroups.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
      nationality,
      > > why have it in a State emblem, when the State is there to serve
      all its
      > > citizens, including the descendants of those that the State
      helped enslave?
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