[Milton-L] "Four-Letter Words"

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Fri Apr 18 21:10:21 EDT 2014

Considering that gays & lesbians still encounter real oppression and threat of oppression, I am uncomfortable with humor at their expense.


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From: milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu [mailto:milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu] On Behalf Of Horace Jeffery Hodges
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Bats see the world upside down and thus probably invert all values, but one expects better of dolphins . . .

Jeffery Hodges

On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 9:17 AM, John K Leonard <jleonard at uwo.ca> wrote:

	On 04/18/14, "Bryson, Michael E" <michael.bryson at csun.edu> wrote: 

		It might be time to note that such "aberrant behaviors" are not really aberrant, given that they are commonly found in the human species as well as a number of other mammalian species (including primates, bats, and others--similar activity has been observed in dolphins). I am, for a number of reasons, wary of Lewis' word "perversions," though I recognize that he would probably have considered himself a member in good standing of "certain circles." But that all relates "to the life we live." 
		Though I suppose the Bats and Dolphins are fallen, sinful creatures given over wholly to lust 

	O ye dolphins! 


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