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Re: Nekkid Instigation/Political entry

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  • carolina112900
    ... What can you say about what? What did you grow up with? Easily offended people? ... Yes, I think that is true. It is found in the
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 5, 2003
      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "o" <murrkis@y...>
      > --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com,
      > freyjartist@a... wrote:
      > > > I have become so used to navigating among a group of people
      > > > who are entirely frank about the body, the gore, the pain,
      > > > the parts, the inputs and outputs. It is always something
      > > > of a shock to find myself ostracized when I carry that
      > > > frankness into distant polite companies... such as at the
      > > > shower, when I made the 'mistake' of mentioning the color
      > > > of poison ivy scabs (green) and wound up silencing a roomful
      > > > of people who stared in offense.>>
      > >
      > >
      > > Um, did you have a secret laugh from seeing their reactions,
      > > their faces?
      > No, I was as shocked as they were,
      > albeit for different reasons.
      > > I took a newly baptized born-again christian
      > > friend to see the Matt Damon/Ben Affleck film "Dogma"
      > (SNIP)
      > > She was a mess ("blasphemy! blasphemy! they're all going
      > > to hell, and I will too, if I stay and watch this!")
      > (SNIP)
      > > I was surprised at how offended
      > > she was, and I did find it kind of funny.
      > > She got so worked up and had to leave the movie.
      > > And after I paid good money to see it.....
      > Freyja,
      > What can I say?>>

      What can you say about what?

      <<I grew up with it.>>

      What did you grow up with?

      Easily offended people?

      > I see it all the time. Fundamentalism
      > is as pervasive as any other tendency
      > of the human disposition, and it isn't
      > limited to Christianity...

      Yes, I think that is true.
      It is found in the least likely places.

      > Nina
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