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Re: Purpose of quiet-list
In a message dated 97-09-23 03:16:19 EDT, Bob writes:
<< Tonight, I saw/heard the new commercial for "Unruly" the fragrance. Ah
yes, youth in SUV's and convertibles making loud noise while checking
out the babes and hunks. Unruly. The new buzz word.
You are so right. The marketers are encouraging the
youth to be loud and unruly. Youth was that way when
I was young too -- but we didn't have the technological
devices to torture our elders the way they do today.
Further, it is not just youth who are to blame. Teen-agers
didn't invent the amplifier. They don't run the factories
which manufacture the necessary equipment for making
boom cars, and they don't run the marketing enterprises.
Adults who profiteer and encourage their "unruliness"
run these enterprises and bear a lot of responsibility.
Perhaps the more successful adult entrepreneurs
build homes for themselves in remote gated communities
where they don't have to hear the boom cars.
-- Michael Wright
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