[Marxism] Purring Rationalities

Hunter Gray hunterbadbear at earthlink.net
Thu Mar 4 10:26:52 MST 2004

Now that I've hit 70, I can play Elder Statesman with a reasonably clear

Most Indian meetings are pretty rational -- but can last forever.  One,
chaired by a friend of mine at Chinle [Chin-Lee] on BIA school problems at
Navajo Nation, ran from 7 pm to 4 am.  Of course, the BIA has a lot of

Most Union meetings I've attended are pretty rational.  Occasionally, the
chair will plunge forward through the agenda like an Oklahoma land rush --
but occasionally the meetings can last forever.

Almost all faculty meetings and most email discussion lists that I've
experienced are NOT purring rationalities.

Yours -

Hunter Bear [In the mountains of Eastern Idaho where it has snowed once


When you cut to the bone  and cut away the college degrees, academic and
other titles, published books and articles, ours is essentially a working
class and Indian family.  We consistently join unions  -- and we always
support them with the greatest vigor.

It's critical to always keep fighting -- and to always remember that, if one
lives with grace, he/she should be prepared to die with grace.

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