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Patrick B Bjork <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 12 Jun 1994 20:19:11 -0500
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>         From a purely societal POV, we end up where we are now: a society
> where everyone has "rights."  EVERYONE has rights(except perhaps white
> males)!  Trouble is, when everyone has rights, then nobody has manners
> anymore.  The religious right is painted by the liberals to be a bunch of
> controlling fruitcakes.  Yet the religious right doesn't want to control
> anyone, they just don't want others to force them to accept values they
> don't believe in.  When Patricia Ireland says that: "Any kind of sex with
> a man is rape,"  you can understand how they feel.  See what I mean?  If
> you don't agree that gays and lesbians should be able to adopt children
> your branded a homophobe.  There is no middle ground here, as there is no
> middle ground in PC in general.  When it starts to creep into my work, I
> get real upset.  The fact that your rethorical question only gave me two
> options makes that clear to me.  Its either this, or that.  No other
> option or even inbetween anymore.
> ---------------->from John G. Thomas ([log in to unmask]) <-------------------
Since you appear to be blaming all of the left-wing for your's and society's
problems, I'm curious to know where your "inbetween" is?