politically correct

To: JohnO <>, Birding-Aus Mail <>
Subject: politically correct
From: Lawrie Conole <>
Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2000 12:26:36 +1000
JohnO wrote:

> I am interested in people that rubbish twitching of birds. They
> usually think that they are the "scientific" ones, and everyone else
> who indulges in twitching aren't real birdoes. Get with it Lawrie!
> Birding is for everybody, it's fun, fantastic, natural.Grow up, and
> get out of the I'm the intellectual mode. Enjoy birding, other people
> don't rubbish banders, or list keepers, or writers, or Uni. based
> ornotholigists. We all want to see our country's list of real birds
> grow. I think Dick Schodde is going in the right direction, at last.
> Let him and Mason get on with it.  JohnO' (625 species for Aust. plus
> the new split ones, and loving it!).

Where is your sense of humour?  Perhaps I need to label the irony in my
posts so that all can spot it.  I thought it would be abundantly clear
from that message & others I've sent that I think birding can
legitimately take many forms, and that few if any of these forms are
mutually exclusive.

Read my mail again, and read between the lines ........


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