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Re: Sue sale details!!

dwlewis@rmii.com wrote:

>          GREAT!!! JUST WONDERFUL!!! Disney has to stick their
>      noses into EVERYTHING! I'm personally insulted by this. This
>      was just a publicity grab for Disney. Well, this goes to
>      show that the boycott's really starting to hurt them. I have
>      just one thing to say about Disney, BURN, BABY BURN! 
... and cauldron bubble.  

A couple of words, and then I'll shut up.  Everyone has their political 
slant on things, some passionately held.  This List is probably not the 
place for expressing that slant.  If I gave an unfossilized caprolite 
about the politics of the subject, I'd probably consult alt.disney.sucks 
or whatever the hate group of the moment happens to be.  As it happens, I 

My preferences are, perhaps justly, of little moment to you I'm sure. 
But, more universally, it is *seriously* bad medicine to mix science and 
politics, for the same reason its bad medicine to mix politics and 
religion.  Both are perverted in the process.  Remeber Lysenko?  Galileo? 
 Social Darwinism?  How long before some fellow-traveller of yours 
decides it would be OK to fudge on an environmental study in order to 
keep a Disney facility from expanding?  After all, its in a good cause, 

Enough said.  No one can keep a perfect firewall between their 
enthusiasms, and I'd be the first to admit that I've made the same sorts 
of remarks myself, and in the recent past at that.  However, a little 
restraint can at least keep the damage within bounds.

  --Toby White