Re: What me, worry?

Nick Corduan (nickc@IQUEST.NET)
Fri, 8 Sep 1995 18:19:44 -0500


> There's a tricky thing going on here. There are secure people and unsecure
>people, some of whom may be Native Americans, some of whom may not. It's
> clear to me that the distribution of worry was higher in one population than
> the other. Sure, there's a predisposition to believe that people with a
> sense of personal identity grounded in a history they share with others will
> be better off when it comes to the kinds of existential anxiety that arises
> from not knowing who you are. But the further assumption that this was the
> characteristic state of Native Americans seems pretty facile to me.

Well, after all, I was just posing a question for consideration and study, not
proposing a theory <g> . . .


Nick Corduan "...there is as much dignity in tilling
at a field as in writing a poem."
( --Booker T. Washington