[lit-ideas] Re: Honor? Charles Taylor anyone?

  • From: Omar Kusturica <omarkusto@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 08:35:52 -0700 (PDT)

--- Donal McEvoy <donalmcevoyuk@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > > 
> > > If the prejudices are pertinent, I'd say welcome
> > > aboard. 
> > *I'd suggest, more or less pertinent would be
> > reasonable. 
> I'd suggest more or less impertinent would also be
> reasonable.
> >I for one haven't got access to Taylor's
> > book.
> Surely there are flights you can take to places on
> the earth where the book
> can be accessed? If you tell me where you are I
> might be able to suggest
> some. I am afraid that taken seriously this is the
> kind of defeatist talk
> that is becoming all-too-common among students
> today. It would be more honest
> to say, as Mike and I do, that though we have access
> to the book we have no
> intention of making much effort in this direction
> and that even if it landed
> freshly-minted in our hands it is doubtful we would
> even open it before
> putting it aside.

*I might be willing to read the book if it landed
freshly-minted in my hands, though I am not sure. As
for honesty, Mike was being honest, you are just
coat-tailing as usually.


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