| 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.
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