[Coco] Re: 6309 bitmd instruction

David Macias dmacias666 at LABridge.com
Tue Feb 21 00:29:52 EST 2006

All this fear of assimilating another language and culture makes me
laugh. I look in the mirror and see the descendent of Native Americans,
yet I do not speak any native language.  I speak the languages of my
first conquer (Spanish) and that of my second conqueror (English).  It
does not hurt to speak either language.  Your grandchildren will get use
to it.

On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 22:11 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 20 February 2006 13:00, DAVID MACIAS wrote:
> >With that logic then we should all learn to speak Chinese.
> >
> That wasn't chinese David, although there may be enough similarity that 
> they can read each others written stuff.
> As for learning to speak chinese, yes I fear for my children & 
> grandchildren & even great-grandchildren (I have a few of those 
> already) as they will have a very real problem with that if we don't 
> have a serious attitude readjustment, get busy again and make use of 
> that famous american ingenuity, the kind that put us on the moon nearly 
> 40 years ago now.  But that means we as a society are going to have to 
> be able to tolerate the attitude readjustment that will take.  Our 
> expected "standard of living" vs how hard we work for it is way out of 
> kilter IMO.  First we fix the borked patent office, the first hesitant 
> baby steps of that having been taken just this past week, and then we 
> shoot all the lawyers like Bill S. recommended 200+ years ago.
> On second thought, shoot the lawyers first, then the patent office will 
> get fixed a lot faster because then they'll have to actually use common 
> sense, a totally unknown and novel idea for them for about 30 years 
> now.  And please note there's no smiley appended here...
> Me, I won't have to learn chinese as I'm already borderline diabetic, so 
> the odds of my living enough additional years for that to happen aren't 
> that great.  On our present path, I'd guess 15-20 years, and I'm 
> already 71.
> >David
> >
> >On Mon, 20 Feb 2006 10:00:58 +0100
> >
> >  Torsten Dittel <Torsten at Dittel.info> wrote:
> >>> Aww come on Torsten, this old hillbilly never figured he
> >>>would ever have
> >>> to read that stuff, I mean, we DID win the war you know
> >>>;)
> >>
> >> LOL! :-D
> >>
> >>
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> Cheers, Gene
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