Re: [OT] Re: moral dilemma

From: Dave Rose ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/25/04-08:38:55 PM Z
Message-id: <005f01c3e3b5$8ae70ed0$c6cc9045@Dave>

Please spare us the disingenuous pretentious bullshit about "seeking truth".
What does your posting have to do with alternative photography? Absolutely
nothing.

Dave in Wyoming

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Lybrook" <jon@terabear.com>
To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2004 4:03 PM
Subject: Re: [OT] Re: moral dilemma

> I was quite pleased to read a comprehensive account of an instance where
the
> "Big Box" discount stores show their true colors. I often here I
shouldn't shop
> there for they put small shops out of business (including the local camera
> shops), but I rarely hear a first hand account of why. I do like to buy my
> supplies from companies that value their employees as much as their bottom
line
> even if I have to release my pinch on a couple extra pennies to do so.
>
> Averting one's eyes to exploitation involved in acquiring one's resources
avoids
> truth. It deviates from seeking the truth, which is one of the core
virtues of
> art. Revealing injustice is one of the key things that art helps do.
Open our
> minds in a way that words can not. It moves the culture forward, creating
hope
> for a better place for everyone...not just the wealthy, the Bushites and
their
> short-sighted ilk.
>
> Sadly for some, it's all about making pitchers of purty barren landscapes
(or
> dumping garbage where ever you want, or driving SUV's, or cheating on your
wife
> -- pick your excess) at the expense of others: The health of the land,
the
> water, and the people of this planet (including themselves and their
children if
> they were not so blind as to ignore the simple fact).
>
> They say hey, pinko, you don't live near the sausage mill, why should you
care
> how they're made?! Pass the platter this a-way! More for me! I do believe
some
> out here will have a third helping to satisfy their bellies first, without
ever
> having a second thought to the real ingredients in the stuff their eating.
>
> Jon
Received on Sun Jan 25 20:36:22 2004

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