Yeah, the shooting thing is just nuts. (And actually, many police
academies have a recruit test in which the cop confronts a man who
doesn't follow orders--because he's deaf...)
On 10 Mar 2001, at 22:48, Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> At 11:00pm -0800 3/9/01, John Marlow wrote
***(let's say "passed along"--jm):
> >I have the right not to be tolerant of others because they are
> >different, weird or piss me off.
> >I believe that if you are selling me a Dairy queen shake, pack of
> >cigarettes, or hotel room you do it in English.
> >As a matter of fact, if you are an American citizen you should
> >I think the cops have every right to shoot your sorry ass if you're
> >running from them after they tell you to stop. If you can't
> >understand the word freeze or stop in English, See the previous line.
> It is ironic that the person who makes these attacking statements
> above would then turn around and make the defensive statement below.
> It probably will never occur to him that his intolerance of others
> violates the very tolerance that he demands for himself.
> >I will not be frowned upon or be looked down upon or be made to
> >silent because I have these beliefs and opinions. I thought this
> >allowed me that right. I will not conform or compromise just to keep
> >hurting somebody's feelings.
> Harvey Newstrom <http://HarveyNewstrom.com>
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