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Re: [at-l] Computers on the Trail, yea or nay?
- Subject: Re: [at-l] Computers on the Trail, yea or nay?
- From: "Kenneth R. Knight" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 01:06:09 -0500
I want to add one more tidbit. I answered the "do you care?" question of
Jacks with "this doesn't make much sense to me." By that I meant that
asking the questtion seemed a bit redundant. I do care. I care that
people be courtious to each other.
If they are, especially to me, then I don't mind if they carry a
computer, cell phone, or whatnot. I don't really accept the arguement
that such things can ruin a trip if used responsibly. I think what many
of us, including me I've seen rude people screaming into cell phones on
mountaintops (though I'm more irritated with helicopters flying overhead;
or frequent gunshots as hunting seasons approach, let alone cars,
factories, and such, as pointed out by someone else...), are complaining
about is rudeness. And that rudeness can be more apparent if someone is
using something like a computer or listening to a radio set to high
volume (it doesn't take much to sort of hear what's playing when the
listener is open open-air headphones). But, these people would be
inconsiderate in any case.
** Ken **
ps- Yes, I realize I said I was going to leave the "worthiness" issue
alone. Guess I fibbed.
** Kenneth Knight Web Design, IT Consultant, Software Engineer **
** email@example.com http://home.msen.com/~krk **
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