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LanternWaste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-03-03 01:16 PM
Response to Reply #30
38. Intent determines discrimination v. concern in this case
If he's genuinely concerned and not using concern as a cover for a pre-existing agenda as is so often done, I think it's a perfectly valid response.

Am I sexist because I don't want my girlfriend driving around in my neighborhood alone after dark or am I concerend?

Please don't paint me with that brush. Thanks :0
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  -Am I a bad Democrat? WillBowden  Oct-03-03 12:22 PM   #0 
  - Well, you did discriminate.  soupkitchen   Oct-03-03 12:24 PM   #1 
  - Discriminate...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #5 
     - You're saying because she's a small woman she can't defend herself  soupkitchen   Oct-03-03 12:35 PM   #13 
  - if you hired her...  displacedtexan   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #2 
  - I would have informed her of the working conditions  TXlib   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #3 
  - Yours is the best point...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:36 PM   #14 
  - You did the right thing  kstewart33   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #4 
  - Yes, you're bad  faygokid   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #6 
  - Laws on the books...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:32 PM   #10 
     - Yeah...there are laws on the books...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 12:33 PM   #11 
     - Velma...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:40 PM   #15 
        - Still have to disagree...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 12:49 PM   #23 
           - My decision...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:53 PM   #27 
              - OK, I'm sorry...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 12:56 PM   #28 
                 - Yes, I did...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:00 PM   #32 
                    - Ok, I was wrong...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 01:05 PM   #35 
                       - A good and very valid point!  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:10 PM   #36 
                          - You're welcome.  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 01:17 PM   #40 
                             - HAHAHAHA...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:18 PM   #41 
     - Glad you're her protector  faygokid   Oct-03-03 12:47 PM   #20 
        - Why did I ask?  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:57 PM   #29 
           - My apologies, then  faygokid   Oct-03-03 01:00 PM   #31 
              - No apologies needed!  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:01 PM   #33 
  - Yes. Go to your room.  trof   Oct-03-03 12:27 PM   #7 
  - Sorry...but yes  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 12:29 PM   #8 
  - If the applicant was a man...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:35 PM   #12 
  - I agree with the combination  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 12:31 PM   #9 
  - you were right  JitterbugPerfume   Oct-03-03 12:43 PM   #17 
  - How?  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 12:47 PM   #21 
     - NO NO NO...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:50 PM   #24 
        - See post #25  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 12:52 PM   #26 
  - Once more, with feeling...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:47 PM   #19 
     - Whether you do or not is not my problem, this is  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 12:51 PM   #25 
        - What does it matter?  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:05 PM   #34 
           - It does matter  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 01:13 PM   #37 
              - No, I did not.  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:17 PM   #39 
                 - Well is that different  VermontDem2004   Oct-03-03 01:25 PM   #42 
                    - A young woman vs a man...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:28 PM   #43 
                       - Just make sure...  VelmaD   Oct-03-03 01:30 PM   #44 
                          - Actually, you guys helped me in a different way, too!  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 01:33 PM   #45 
  - Concern does not equal discrimination...  LanternWaste   Oct-03-03 12:43 PM   #16 
  - That's the excuse about blacks  faygokid   Oct-03-03 12:58 PM   #30 
     - Intent determines discrimination v. concern in this case  LanternWaste   Oct-03-03 01:16 PM   #38 
  - Yes, you were. Why not inform her of the situation and let her decide  manderley   Oct-03-03 12:45 PM   #18 
  - See #12...  WillBowden   Oct-03-03 12:49 PM   #22 
  - Here's the problem -- you didn't give her a chance.  damnraddem   Oct-03-03 01:55 PM   #46 
 

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