Re: virus: Companions

Brett Lane Robertson (
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 16:54:51 -0500


I think "swine" enjoy pearls too, they just don't react to them the way that
*we* do ;)


At 12:47 PM 7/22/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 14:35:41 -0500
>>From: Brett Lane Robertson <>
>>"I don't know about where you're from, but here on planet Earth people
>>prefer to deal with honest people. :-)" (McFadzean)
>>There is a shame which binds people together. People prefer to deal with
>>others who are like them. The average person wants someone to cover for
>> deny, project, subjugate, lie, share in power-plays, form cliques,
>>conquer and be conquered; thus, we have government, police, inequality,
>>religion, war, and marriage (to take undesirables out of circulation). The
>>only real requirement for genius is honesty...and there
>>are--statistically--very few geniuses.
>Brett: You are a genius. ;-)
>Really, I think you have presented an observation here which Richard keeps
>hinting at: Don't project your intentions or thinking onto other people...
>especially average people.
>On the other hand, lets not leave JQ Public in such a negative light...

Rabble Sonnet Retort
After all, what is your hosts' purpose in having a party?
Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole
purpose, they'd have simply sent champagne and women over to
your place by taxi.

P. J. O'Rourke