Re: David Tetzlaff's rant /ranting replies

From: Doug vanderHoof (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Feb 08 2006 - 14:09:51 PST

On 2/8/06 2:43 PM, "Sam Wells" <email suppressed> wrote:

>> Meanwhile, people get to choose (for now) whether or not they have
>> children and everyone on this list is smart enough to foresee the
>> ineluctable alternatives that ensue. In essence, people who get
>> children
>> are consciously passing up the chance to afford art to a certain
>> degree.
>> My thanks to Fred for (1) not having children, though he'd
>> probably make
>> a great father, and (2) spending money on film. We have too many of
>> one and
>> not enough of the other.
> Excuse me ?
> I've wondered about this before, am I the only active member here aside
> from Marilyn who's a parent ?
> And what of all the students y'all can't afford to show film prints to,
> did a stork bring them to your department ?? ;-)
    I'm not a parent and I wish people were happy not to have children til
the earth empties out a little.
    I'm not sure what your point is about the students, though. Is that a
comment on saying we have too many children? I appreciate the spirit of the
emoticon, though. Discussions like this can get uncivil and the don't have
to. Thanks.

Very cordially,

Doug vanderHoof
Modern Media
Bucktown, Chicago

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