Re: prying open the "Rogue Males" article

From: Amara Graps (
Date: Thu Nov 08 2001 - 10:14:46 MST

Robert J. Bradbury, Thu Nov 08, 2001:

>To be balanced about this we would need to know perhaps
>what the educational level of her neighbor is and why and
>how he left Egypt. Presumably we have some kind of selection
>effect (not dissimilar to that which almost all Americans
>have previously been subjected to) that foreign immigrants
>were dissatisfied with the situation in their home land and
>were smart enough to seek better opportunities elsewhere.

No, this isn't an appropriate forum for that kind of personal
information. You would have to trust that I took some time (alot) and
care in finding a person who I consider a good "bridge" between two
different worlds, and no he's not an immigrant. Anyone here can just
as easily do the same to look into reported "facts".

>So the opinions on which Amara is challenging the Tiger
>position should be looked at in context.

Since it was the writer making the assertions in that article, I would
consider it the writer's responsibility to provide proof for his
assertions. From his writing that I read, he didn't appear to spend
time in the place that he was writing about.

I would urge people to spend time investigating on their own,
including spending time talking to people or travelling to the
location, or at the very least, to spend time in a library, where the
information is alot more balanced. Don't base all your information on
Web or newspaper articles.



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