Canada's View on Social Issues Is Opening Rifts With the U.S.

Joseph S. Barrera III joe at barrera.org
Wed Dec 3 11:03:29 PST 2003


Ian Andrew Bell wrote:

> I believe, having lived in both places, that the difference is 
> tolerance vs. fear.  In Canada you may not >like< someone's choice to, 
> say, smoke pot on the steps of the courthouse or marry someone of the 
> same sex.  You will not, however, attack them or their ideals because 
> of that.  You might lobby to get a law created, etc. but you do not 
> attack them directly.


These are ridiculous stereotypes. The US is a very diverse place.
As a San Franciscan your stereotyping is insulting.
If you don't get it, I'll try to explain it some other time,
I'm too busy with work right now despite how annoyed I am.

- Joe



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