Indeed. I am only one in thirty million. Aim your invective at me alone. I do not speak for all Canadians.
Jim Cobabe wrote: > Our ignorance, we are informed, makes us look silly. Ain't it the > truth. > > Have to accept this assertion about Stephen, I guess, since I have not > met him in person, and can't really guess how his ignorance makes him > look. Perhaps he habitually wears clown makeup, with a white painted > face and big red bulbous nose, orange fright wig. That would certainly > make him look silly, in most circumstances. > > Interesting to consider this from another perspective, too. If our > ignorance makes us look silly, how does our enlightenment affect our > appearance? Are the two factors somehow antagonistic? Does one somehow > prove to be dominant and the other recessive? Might be a good question > for scientific inquiry. > > About my own appearance--I've always been pretty much in agreement with > the sentiment that I look silly. Just seems to be my natural condition. > Never could quite pin it down to anything so specific as the ignorance > factor. > > A word of caution would seem to be in order, though. Perhaps it would > be appropriate to note that such invective issuing from Canada has a way > of assuming an unwarranted degree of importance. > > Of course, we could just dismiss the whole story as being simply > figurative, merely symbolic. :-) > > --- > Mij Ebaboc > > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > -- Marc A. Schindler Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland “Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on” – Winston Churchill Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the author solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s employer, nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated. ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^^=============================================================== This email was sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^^===============================================================