Times ARE changing

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 02:39:52 EDT 2020

Oh, blast, I was wrong: I thought the author was Angela Banner: just 
shows you how long those books
have sat, untouched, on my shelf.

Thank you very much for the correction.


On 8.06.20 18:32, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote:
> Times are hardly changing at all in substance, actually - this is 
> nothing but a superficial change of costumes in society's grand parade 
> of exquisite nonsense. Always a great pretense of love, always plenty 
> of real hate and prejudice. The thugs and their victims do change in 
> every Act of society's Play, fitting the fashions of the day, but 
> either way it's still innocent people getting hurt.
> For devotees of virtue signaling, let's cut to the chase - time to 
> change your OWN names too! Lest Tom or Jane offend the perpetually 
> triggered, not to mention the horror of David, Nancy, Joshua, or Billy 
> with all the cultural skeletons that imaginative minds could attach to 
> them. (I could, easily.) Let's be thorough and not stop half-way with 
> the cultural lobotomy.
> For those who love fake news and fictitious history, here's a true 
> fact to completely ruin the day: I grew up deep in the real South (not 
> the TV or novel versions) and heard a number of derogatory racial 
> terms for all races including my own, but NEVER once Sambo. At least 
> not by real live English speakers in that region - again, books and TV 
> aside. The point of real derogatory terms would be to sound nasty and 
> hurtful, and in most places where I've been, Sambo just wouldn't cut 
> it. Sorry. Maybe it could have been a problem up in the North or out 
> in California (I have no idea) but certainly not in the South where I 
> was.
> For book burners and those who love censorship, here's the ultimate 
> downer: the glory of Gutenberg, still going strong!
> http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/17824
> Once enough people finally tire of pretense and corruption and 
> control, the smart and honest people of every background can and will 
> finally get on with the REAL business of a non-prejudiced society to 
> benefit real people. And it won't be anything like the media/mob fantasy.
> Speaking of cheese - even "Cheddar is better" or "I only own 
> Provolone" would seem amazingly intellectual and relevant when 
> compared to mind-numbing trends like this! But I dare say LiveCode 
> topics would be even MORE relevant than either Sambo or the wonders of 
> cheese! Not to mention talented/hilarious Vikings and glorious, 
> marvelous sp*m....
> Always in love, but always with some intelligence too,
> Best wishes,
> Curry Kenworthy
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