James "The Patriot" Reese

Edwin G. Jones edjones at CALLAMER.COM
Mon Jun 5 10:23:34 MDT 1995

Miles (in response to my post):
>I personally got the feeling that he was upset at the fact the one of the
>member in the discussion was involved in the militia. I believe that he was
>venting his frustration at the fact that Sam, I belive, is among many men and
>women in this country who aspire to protect the constiutional rights of
>citizens. Some of who would rather not be protected by the self proclaimed
>Granted, the guy is an asshole but wouldn't it be more stimulating
>intellectually to try and understand his rage rather than jumpin' aboard the
>let's slam this guy bandwagon. Just a suggestion.
>Deep thoughts:
>It would seem to me that this lists by nature of the title is a forum for
>political discussion. Political as in the science of government. Government
>governing the people which it represents. It seems to me that it would be much
>more beneficial to understand than to bash. Bashing, I believe, sets an example
>that people can be disrespected on the basis of an opinion. OR as in this case,
>Bashing can be justified when in revenge. I believe, Jesus
>has set an example for us here. It's much more beneficial for all of us if we
>try to reason with, ignore or better still to try to understand where an
>unpleasant person like...what was his name?...is coming from.
>I will of course concede that the idea of an eye for an eye might be a better
>rule for social interactions.
If I understand what you're saying, you think I shouldn't be bashing this guy.
I was doing nothing of the kind. Just trying to figure out why he chose to
launch such a personal attack against Sam, and with no provocation that I
could find.
He was the one doing the bashing, NOT I!
Ed Jones
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