Against my better judgement I will persist in attempting to set the
record straight and simply gloss over your pedantic critique of my
I said I knew a lttle bit about racism, I never claimed to know the
quickest route through Watts. Again, I remarked on what I perceived
to be your defensiveness about the issue, I did not say you were a
'racist'. I don't believe things are that simple (ie that we are
either racists or not racists), nor would I be so stupid as to think
that by calling anyone a racist I could change his or her attitudes.
I feel I must also make clear that I have no 'fan club'--I don't
think that I know anyone on this list personally and they certainly
don't know me. We all have a right to our own opinions in this
forum, at least for the present.
Now, can we not get back to tying these issues in with aspects of
celtic identity vis a vis England, North America and the European
Taking the line from an earlier posting, how do you enact your
celticity? Do you find that there is any link between your feelings
of celtic connection and your position as a disabled person in a
society that glorifies able-bodiedness? In what ways do you think
your experiences living in a massive urban centre, rife with
contradictions between image and reality in all realms, have
structured the way in which you perceive and use aspects of celtic
> Is that Louisiana? I am sorry, we must have some misunderstanding. I am from
> Los Angeles. From what people tell me, LA. and L.A. are totallyyyyyy
> different in the racial department.
> From your postings towards my injustice behavior, you seem like you know lots
> more about racism than I. I would be curious to know exactly how much of L.A.
> you saw.
> If you and your fan club in through with the name calling and PRE-JUDGEment
> of my 'racist' posting, than maybe we can educate each other. Tell me about
> your town, and I 'll tell you 'bout mine. Deal?