[Vision2020] Blight-Mind Show-n-Tell
jampot at roadrunner.com
Sun Dec 30 19:13:49 PST 2007
Messer's R & UK,
Please trust me when I tell you that you do eventually get over the sorrow
of not being one of the cool kids. Believe me, I know of what I speak. I
know it's hard not to look on longingly and yearn deeply to be able to hang
with the hipsters. Their shining lifestyle is a beacon to unfortunates such
as ourselves but, once you get beneath the glamorous surface, you'll find
that the beautiful people have it rough in their own unique way. Their arms
become weary from all the self-congratulatory back patting. Their minds
become numb from the mandatory 8 hours a day they are required to
contemplate all things Wilson, (4 hrs at Mr. Giers vanity site & 4 hrs at
Not On The Palouse Not Never) and you have got to know that all the endless
repetitions of Kumbya really gets inside their heads and the result is so
unpleasant that they are absolutely forced to take it out on the wretched
vermin that is us in the form of condescension, insult, and outright
acrimony. I have come to pity these poor souls. Their burden is great.
Someone cryin' Lord?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Rumelhart" <godshatter at yahoo.com>
To: "Chasuk" <chasuk at gmail.com>
Cc: "Moscow Vision 2020" <vision2020 at moscow.com>
Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2007 6:07 PM
Subject: Re: [Vision2020] Blight-Mind Show-n-Tell
> Chasuk wrote:
>> I feel like I'm being poked here (I self-identify as "wish[ing] we
>> would just leave these people alone to practice their version of a
>> religion that's unenlightened anyway, what with that Bible thing and
>> all"), and it's pissing me off. I feel like I'm persona non grata
>> here anyway, which is apparently what happens when you stop agreeing
>> with the cool kids.
> I just wanted to respond to this. There is definitely a dynamic here in
> which you either "toe the party line", or you are treated with the
> contempt usually only reserved for the elders of Christ Church. Anytime
> you try to make what I like to think of as "reasonable statements" about
> the church (such as "maybe we should let them believe as they wish and
> leave them alone" or even "they aren't as evil as the skinheads") you
> are singled out by a few people (not everyone) as if you had just
> proclaimed Doug Wilson to be the Second Coming of Jesus Christ Himself.
> I'm tired of it, truly. But that's not the worst of it. I'm also
> disappointed. The people I thought would be the ones standing up
> against this kind of thing are the ones who are jumping on the bandwagon.
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