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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: Why I am opposed to retaining the name Geronimo, and whi I consider this VOTE to be biased.
Date Thu, 18 Dec 2003 17:23:36 GMT
On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 12:51:08PM +0000, Danny Angus wrote:
> > is a north-american-centric emotion, probably not shared
> > by the rest of the world, and in my mind discriminatory.
> 
> Actually I'm proud to say I'm not and never have been an American of any
> sort.
> I'm not the least bit uneasy with any of the facts, I'm uneasy that we feel
> that its OK to misapropriate the symbols and names of other cultures.
> I'm a European, and not emotionally attached to this debate at all, except
> in that I do care a lot about how the ASF is perceived outside our own four
> walls and I believe that this name is far more likely to damage our image
> than almost any other reasonable suggestion.

Well said. +1

-aaron

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