[EM] language/framing quibble

Michael Allan mike at zelea.com
Sat Jan 31 20:12:02 PST 2009

Fred Gohlke wrote:

> Would that I had the wit and wisdom to enthuse others to make our political 
> infrastructures more democratic ... and more amenable to the dynamics 
> MacIntyre describes.  We would all benefit.

You probably do, in measure with the rest of us.  But the
infrastructure you propose has problems, and when they are raised you
tend to respond with a level of passion that others perceive as anger.
(Your proposal is interesting, all the same.)

Michael Allan

Toronto, 647-436-4521

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