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Category:   E-Discussion
Subject:   Vacant Positions/ComputaionalLinguistics/Phonology
From:   ELSNET
Email:   elsnet_(on)_elsnet.org
Date received:   13 Oct 2005

Christopher Brewster wrote: > If nothing else I am glad my passing comments created such a furore. > What everyone has said is valid, and that is the difficult thing. > > When does one tolerate something unjust, and when does one protest? > When does one accept the 'difference' of another culture, and when not? > How did we in Europe and North America decide to oppose apartheid in a > variety of ways? > Why do we not oppose in a similar manner such structures in other countries > whether they are gender or race based? > > These are all significant questions which I realise this is not the forum to > discuss further. I agree with both points. > Still I am glad if it has made people think for a moment. I could not possibly disagree, and this seems the right moment to close this public discussion. Steven Krauwer -- ______________________________________________________________________ ELSNET, UiL OTS, Utrecht Univ, Trans 10, 3512 JK Utrecht, Nederland phone: +31 30 2536050, fax: +31 30 2536000, email: elsnet_(on)_elsnet.org http://www.elsnet.org _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list
 

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