dstaples at livingston.net
Thu Nov 13 20:18:47 EST 1997
John Wilkinson wrote:
> John Reece wrote:
> > > We were watching the same report. Fortunately, my TV is somewhat dated
> > > and does not have a selective interpretation dispenser.
> > Personally, I find it very difficult to assess the ages of the
> > protestors I
> > see on TV these days. Most direct actions don't seem to resemble
> > Gandhi so
> > much as they do a 3-year-old throwing a tantrum because
> > Mommy didn't buy the right Happy Meal.
> I wonder what you would have said about Gandhi if he had been your
> contemporary. The Humboldt County protestors travel considerable
> distances and risk arrest and injury to try to save irreplaceable trees
> from the predations of a criminal, Charles Hurwitz. How this resembles
> throwing a tantrum is quite mysterious to me.
A different view, .... The Humboldt Couonty protestors travel
considerable distances and risk arrest and injury to try to save a
renewable resource from harvest by its legitimate owner, Charles
Hurwitz. And the tantrum continues to be thrown on these news groups.
TRIM YOUR DAMN NEWSGROUPS!
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