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steve+python at pearwood.info
Sun Apr 2 12:26:40 EDT 2017
On Sun, 2 Apr 2017 04:41 pm, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 4/1/2017 12:00 PM, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
>> example of the Ugly American.
> As an American I resent your promotion and perpetuation of an ugly
> ethno-centric stereotype.
I'm glad you didn't try to describe it as a *unfair* or *unjustified*
stereotype, because (let's face it) after November 8th 2016, that simply
Not all Americans, perhaps not even a majority or a plurality, are Ugly
Americans, but there are enough of them to screw it up for everyone else.
It's an ugly stereotype, not because it is a stereotype, but because it
embodies a set of ugly attitudes and behaviours.
“Cheer up,” they said, “things could be worse.” So I cheered up, and sure
enough, things got worse.
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