On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 01:45:29AM +0200, Miriam Ruiz wrote:In Myriam's defense I have to say that everything in Italy at the moment
> Debian, btw). I understand that you might be really angry with the
> italian society, but please try to avoid generalizations and
seems to frame the mass stereotypes as models to follow, and to hide the
real good examples into oblivion. And indeed many are now looking for
ways to move abroad.
My reaction after seeing the pinky distribution with horoscopes for the
girlz coming from a well-intentioned Italian was similar to Myriam's: I
had a feeling like it just had to happen.
But you are right of course: generalisation is just a way to spread the
stereotypes even more. Just like saying "people from Sicily like Mafia"
is, in essence, a way to isolate those of them who don't.
 At least, those who do not speak up. Those who do, are beaten up,
lose their job, or get sued for slander on a judicial system biased
against people without teams of lawyers and cartloads of money.
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