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Re: NAD v. Netflix: "This is a bad ruling. Really terrible."


From: Ryan Hemphill
Date: Jun 27, 2012 11:24AM

I didn't know people would talk that way in public.

I guess the only thing about this that is a 'good thing' is that it points
out something that needs to change, like racism. Extreme behavior like
this is something most people would object to, and for that reason alone I
will probably be bringing your experience up in conversation going forward.

- Ryan

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Susan Grossman
< <EMAIL REMOVED> >wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 8:28 AM, Ryan Hemphill <
> > wrote:
> > I read that post. That is disgusting. The fact that the title is what
> it
> > is shows an incredibly callous attitude. It's a weird situation. If
> that
> > guy saw a blind man who needed help to cross the street, he'd help - but
> > when he thinks about "Blind People" in the abstract, helping them is seen
> > as nothing but an unfair burden. The move from singular to plural seems
> to
> > create a mental gap in empathy.
> >
> > There are such strange people in this world.
> >
> >
> > - Ryan
> >
> Am getting some of these kinds of words and push back from some clients now
> too. They call it big government and Welfare for cripples - yeah you read
> that correctly, and in a corporate meeting. Luckily the PM jumped in and
> stopped that line of talk by simply saying it's a requirement, just like
> the Flash they wanted - both in the original RFP.
> This seems to be a side effect of a big symptom - not helping others, even
> to cross the street, and is very disturbing.
> I don't get how so many people bought into this ugliness in the comments,
> and bolstered each other into saying very very nasty things, as if it was
> all OK.
> --
> *Susan R. Grossman*
> > > >


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