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Re: Code of Conduct: picking up

Brian Gupta writes ("Re: Code of Conduct: picking up"):
> I'll leave you with a quote from one of my favorite authors, which
> may help put things in perspective.:
>     I was reading a book (about interjections, oddly enough)
>     yesterday which included the phrase `In these days of political
>     correctness' talking about no longer making jokes that
>     denigrated people for their culture or for the colour of their
>     skin. And I thought, "That's not actually anything to do with
>     `political correctness'. That's just treating other people with
>     respect."
>     Which made me oddly happy. I started imagining a world in which
>     we replaced the phrase `politically correct' wherever we could
>     with `treating other people with respect', and it made me smile.
>     You should try it. It's peculiarly enlightening.
>     I know what you're thinking now. You're thinking "Oh my god, that's
>     treating other people with respect gone mad!"
>     - Neil Gaiman

Fantastic!  Thank you for sharing that with us.  My day is better


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