Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 19:37:03 GMT
Subject: Re: How do you feel about your car? Other cars? Luxury cars?

In article <IriSh.11494$op4.6425nospamdc08>, says... > > "WickeddollŽ" <> wrote in message > > > > > > > But a narrow-minded individual such as this would probably say, "You're a > > credit to your race" > > That would be true of all individuals who are taking advantage of the chance > to get an education, regardless of who is paying. > > Of course, what the racist people don't get is that the race to which these > people are a credit is the human race. > I agree, and add that the phrase "a credit to your race" may actually encourage racist thinking. IMHO, we should take no pride in what others do, just as we should take no pride in what we were born with. I didn't choose my parents, and neither did anyone else. So whether we're tall, short, black, white, yellow, etc. is nothing in which any of us should take pride. It's simply a fact of heredity. What's important is what we do with the gifts we inherited. We SHOULD take pride only in what we accomplish ourselves or something to which we actively contribute. On the other hand, we could all buy Indianapolis Colts jerseys and feel good about ourselves while shouting "we're #1!" ;) Java

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