Re: human rights / culture

Ralph L Holloway (rlh2@COLUMBIA.EDU)
Fri, 30 Dec 1994 12:52:43 -0500

I think humankind would be better, but then again. thanks for the
penetratintg look at what a closed little mind you m,ust have, Ruby.
Fri, 30 Dec 1994, Ruby Rohrlich wrote:

> I stopped listening to you when I again came across your use of the word
> "mankind." It would appear that you are psychologically addicted to the
> use of linguistic male supremacy, when there are sev eral other synonyms
> you could use, like "people," "humanity," "human race." I think all your
> talk about human rights is garbage when you insist on using a male
> generic that excludes half of the human race. If you were not so
> egocentric, you would change your speech even if it offended one human
> being. In the future, when I see your name on a posting, I will delete
> it without reading it, because what you have to say about human rights
> and cultural values is hypocritical garbage. Ruby Rohrlich