Re: disappointing responses
Wed, 2 Apr 1997 18:07:42 -0500 (EST)

In a message dated 97-04-02 15:56:44 EST, you write:

> There were a couple of what I term knee-jerk objectivist responses
> (which I was not entirely shocked to see), and a couple of platitudes
> like "selfishness isn't measured in dollars".

Hmmm, I saw deeper into the posts I read. Seemed like some people agreed that
everyone can do "better" at something, and some people thought that they were
doing pretty well in most of the areas "anonymous" picked on.
> I would suggest that many people here would be better off consciously
> applying Popperian pan-critical rationalism to their own lives rather
> than treating wake up calls like the one "Anonymous" posted as foreign
> concepts to be rejected by the ego's immune system without
> consideration.

I thought it was obvious that 'anonymous' had an axe to grind regarding
certain individuals, and also found it odd that she/he thought we needed to
veganize. If you find merit in critiques of such a broad sweeping nature,
than great! I find fingerpointing useless.
Prefer not to preach. Too busy doing life!
Liked Robins post re: assumptions. Here's to each person finding their own