Hackneyed stereotyped conventional ignorance about amputation
jralessi at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 2 20:25:56 PST 2000
>From: mnewsnew <kurzman at cats.UCSC.EDU>
>I came home from work today to find my mailbox clogged with mostly >nasty
Hmm... Get a bigger mailbox?
>What on earth are you people arguing about?
Not arguing. we're discussing the Scottish doctor who removed the legs by
choice. Do you have an opinion on it?
>Why would it matter if George "chose" to become an amputee or not?
It doesn't. Snot what we're talking about.
>Why not just take his word for it when he says he was compelled >beyond
>rational decision making?
We do. Don't you?
>Most of us don't actively choose our psychological makeup...
But many of us do.
>I don't see what's to gain by all this,
Having your legs removed is something Near an amputee related issue.
Hopefuly thats what we discuss on the AMP-l list?
>other than to alleviate the fact that some of you allow yourselves to >feel
>threatened by him.
Why would you feel threatened by George? He's done nothing to you and I
don't think he ever would.
>Pick your battles, people,
Read all the posts steve, then jump on the issue.
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