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Subject: Re: more on same article topic (?) - edited
Author: chazda   (Authenticated as chazda)
Date: October 19, 2004 at 7:39:17 AM
Reply to: Re: more on same article topic (?) - edited by Chrisell
Aboriginal Australians make up 2% of the population in general but make up 30% of the jailed population

Wow. I had no idea this was true.. that there was a parallel in Australia. Now I wonder where else are similar things true?

Yes, you're coherent. I agree -- it's the more challenging conclusion, but it seems clear that it's the more intelligent one. Thanks for supporting me about this :-)

Besides, I think it makes the whole made-up names trend thing more interesting to stop assuming that it's somehow harmful .. it lets us set aside biases ("disturbing," "ill-conceived," "shame") before trying to understand it as something real people like us are actually doing in this world.

- chazda

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