Re: take it forward

Lief M. Hendrickson (hendrick@NOSC.MIL)
Fri, 27 Jan 1995 09:55:10 PST

Reply to Alysa Walsh's post of Jan 27:

> And, Lief, if you prefer, you can call me a
> one-day college grad...that isn't an insult to me...
I guess if we needed definitions they would be undergraduate,
graduate, or post-graduate. But, actually I do not prefer to
call you by a label related to you academic efforts.

>The PC line is out of whack as far as I'm concerned. The meaning
>implied by using the word whimp may not be all that harmful, but the word
>**was** used to include any member of the rising undergrad anthro majors
>who may or may not enjoy, respect, or want anything to do with "heated
>debates" that aren't just heated in many cases, but nasty.
Yeah, but they'll pass and something else good comes along later
for those who are patient. The delete button helps during the
transition. (Too bad it can't be used sometimes in the classroom!)

>I unflinchingly reserve the right to enter the world of academia
>for my own reasons -- which may or may not include the passion of "heated
Good. And hang in there!