Re: David Tetzlaff's rant /ranting replies

From: Cari Machet (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Feb 09 2006 - 13:39:36 PST

i did an art spot w/ stacy
and that's all i have 2 say about that
i recently went to the bodies show
there are sequential fetus' in bottles to show growth
my friend said "THIS is how i like them"


On 2/8/06, Doug vanderHoof <email suppressed> wrote:
> On 2/8/06 4:32 PM, "Sam Wells" <email suppressed> wrote:
> > The problem is, everyone who says that is an ex-child.....
> >(yes I agree we have population issues etc)
> Sam
> Couldn't agree with you more that we have population problems.
> Again I don't know how it's a problem for an ex-child to think we're
> over-populated and it would be good if people were happy not to have
> children. I think we're missing some shared assumption here, which I will
> be happy to have made clear.
> I have the feeling you mean some variation on, "What if your parents
> had
> felt the way you do?" If that's it, in the alternate universe where my
> parents didn't have me, I promise not to bug you about population or
> breeding. That's fair, no?
> Meanwhile, it's reasonable for someone whose parents had one attitude
> to
> have another. Right? And it's reasonable for someone whose parents lived
> in a triply-overpopulated world to not want any more children in a
> quintuply-overpopulated world, kay?
> Disclaimer, or is this a claimer:
> I think children are a great treasure and should get all the best we
> have to offer. We should love them, feed them the best from the table,
> spend a lot on their education, hope that they make good
> citizens. Parents
> should take their job as serious as a heart attack and be held responsible
> everything their children do until the children are emancipated. I'm just
> in favor of making people happy not to have children.
> I'm adding this because when I was working with Stacy Simpson in
> Seattle
> on an ArtSpot about population reduction, we eventually got to calling it
> the Baby Killing spot. Calumny.
> Cordially,
> Dv
> Doug vanderHoof
> Producer/Owner
> Modern Media
> Bucktown, Chicago
> (773)394-0029
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