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Old 09-13-2017, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by DGTess View Post
What gets me is people's willingness to let it continue.

I come from a tradition where one doesn't go to school in the home state, and seldom returns to hometown after graduation; we follow careers, not geography. But excusing those who perpetuate the "XXX, YYY or ZZZ only" mentality exacerbates what I see as a problem and what apparently others see as "oh, well, that's life."
THIS. Everything Tess said times a zillion. We really are better than that, in 2017, aren't we? Apparently not, sadly, in some pockets of the USA. Sigh.

I'm so glad I went to school in California.
"One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision." Bertrand Russell, The Triumph of Stupidity
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