[svlug] [OT] Joke
deirdre at deirdre.net
Tue May 16 16:50:44 PDT 2000
On Tue, 16 May 2000 kmself at ix.netcom.com wrote:
> > M'dear, I realise it's horrible of me to intrude such things into an
> > otherwise tidy explanation, but Brazil happens to have a _very_ diverse
> > society.
> Hey! That's not PC!
I responded privately, but, for the record: Yes, I recognize that Brazil
is "diverse." However, the perception there, from what I know, is
different. We in the US perceive certain groups as being "more diverse."
IOW, diversity is largely a matter of perception and we tend to look at
these issues on an electron microscope level.
I see the role of "PC" not as necessary, but as an outcropping of the fact
that we have a bunch of mutually hostile groups trying to live together as
a quasi-coherent entity.
ObLinux: Interesting article on redirects at:
Somehow I missed it last week.
_Deirdre * http://www.sfknit.org * http://www.deirdre.net
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