RE: White Male Discrimination

From: Michael Wiik (
Date: Wed Aug 08 2001 - 11:33:14 MDT

"Emlyn O'regan" <> wrote:

> This discussion just seems silly. It's extremely hard to swallow this line
> that white males are underprivileged in the US. In Australia, it seems to me
> that being male and white is the easiest thing in the world. Maybe things
> are substantially different there?

I don't think so. Being a middle-aged white guy, clean and wearing a
suit, is enough to get you past all sorts of barriers. Becomming less so
now that many buildings have detailed security procedures. Also, you can
ask anything of anybody and they'll at least listen to you.


Michael Wiik
Messagenet Communications Research
Washington DC Area Internet and WWW Consultants

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