Re: I will shut up

From: J Corbally (
Date: Sat Nov 24 2001 - 16:17:28 MST

>Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2001 18:04:11 -0800
>From: Samantha Atkins <>
>Subject: I will shut up
>I will say not one more word on this list about Afghanistan. No
>matter what I say or how carefully I attempt to say it it reaps
>little more than abuse and tigtening minds rather than opening
>ones. Choose someone else to be your scapegoat.
>- - samantha

I've taken my leave of this topic for a fair while now (and I'm staying
away from it), but I'm comforted to know that whether you "shut up" or not
Samantha, the vital counterpoint you provided while under heavy personal
"flak" will remain for all to see, for all time, in the archives of this list.

That's the only consolation I can take from this whole sorry diversion of a

Goodnight all,


"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures
to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'

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