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Re: Sick to death of the Linux vs Windows debate



Personally I don't think there is a need for the sentiment expressed BUT
don't kill the messenger - your kids hear it on every TV show, at the movies
and more than likely in the school ground.

If you are to object to it then all sources need to be objected to.

Bye the way both Linux and Windoze are reasonable systems - use the one that
suits your requirements or application on the day - I do.

Rex

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Muenzler, WB5RUE" <wb5rue@arrl.net>
To: "'Mark West'" <markw@iSecuritas.com>; <paul.willmott@omsl.bm>
Cc: "'Amsat-bb'" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: 31 January 2001 08:05
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Sick to death of the Linux vs Windows debate


>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> > Behalf Of Mark West
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 2:44 PM
> > To: 'paul.willmott@omsl.BM'
> > Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Sick to death of the Linux vs Windows debate
> >
> >
> > I'm with you Paul. I can't help but get amuzed at
> > all those responses you your use of a bad mean
> > word.
>
> Some people are very easily amused.
>
> > Some people succumb to emotional distress
> > when they here certain bad mean words, and I
> > consider that a weakness. It's as if some words
> > are actual magic incantations that can hurt people.
>
> Some also consider it a lack of self control, another weakness, to use
such
> words in what is clearly "mixed company."  If you can't understand this
then
> you are either short-sighted or a fool.
>
> > If you think you have a right to live un-offended,
> > you are confused.
>
> To believe that you have the "right" to say whatever you want whenever you
> want is no less than licentious and irresponsible.  These same types of
> people, who claim "free speech" gives them the right to say anything at
any
> time are the same who are the first to be "offended" when certain racial
or
> sexual-preference epithets are used in their presence or against them.
>
> > If you think you can insulate
> > your children from bad mean words, you are naive.
>
> Apparently you don't have children.  To think that I shouldn't try to
> insulate my children from such "free speech" is nothing less than foolish.
> Thinking like this is what has ruined public schools and is why I
> home-school my children.
>
> No I don't have the right to live my life un-offended but neither do you
> have the right to be purposefully offensive.
>
> Kevin, WB5RUE
>
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