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Old 07-26-2017, 06:31 PM
 
Location: zippidy doo dah
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For many folks the richness of cultural diversity has been very beneficial for them and their families. It has enabled their children to acquire the skills to work successfully in a changing global society without fearing the change. It has enabled prosperity. That is their path. Others have chosen paths with hopefully prosperous results for them.
I'm sorry - this sounds exactly like a commercial for a public school in Wilmington NC where the elementary school children said such catch phrases as "I am learning to collaborate so that I can assimilate into a more global community." Kids do not talk like that at the age of eight and nine. They had been schooled in this orwellian insanity. Collaboration today does not mean getting along with others. It means agreeing to the dictated group think so that college kids are threatened by anyone who doesn't tote the same beliefs that they are being spoon-fed in school. As a mom of three sons and one daughter, I can only hope that they have not been captured by the indoctrination of today, worrying more about a global society and less about their country that is going over the cliff of socialism.
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Old 07-26-2017, 06:39 PM
 
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I don't care if a community is diverse or not, looking for it seems contrived. Just retire where you like, I'm moving soon, I have no clue about my new neighbors ethnicity and don't care.
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Old 07-26-2017, 08:56 PM
 
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I'm sorry - this sounds exactly like a commercial for a public school in Wilmington NC where the elementary school children said such catch phrases as "I am learning to collaborate so that I can assimilate into a more global community." Kids do not talk like that at the age of eight and nine. They had been schooled in this orwellian insanity. Collaboration today does not mean getting along with others. It means agreeing to the dictated group think so that college kids are threatened by anyone who doesn't tote the same beliefs that they are being spoon-fed in school. As a mom of three sons and one daughter, I can only hope that they have not been captured by the indoctrination of today, worrying more about a global society and less about their country that is going over the cliff of socialism.
Like I said enjoy your life path and hopefully you and yours will prosper also. Some life values are non negotiable. You and yours have yours and me and mine have ours and love the results.
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Old 07-26-2017, 09:31 PM
 
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Not one should be associated with just one ethnicity.
Really? The arrogance of that statement just stupefies me.

If a person only wants to associate with just one ethnicity it is absolutely none of your business. You gonna tell the Amish they can't live the way they do? Are they affecting you in any way? No.
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Old 07-26-2017, 09:39 PM
 
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I just see people as people, before someone decided we all had to agree with whatever they had developed as the perfect social construct.

With all the diversity talk, I have seen more fragmentation in society in the past decade than I saw in my first 55 years of life. What a sad commentary on progress.
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Like I said enjoy your life path andhopefully you and yours will prosper also. Some life values are non negotiable. You and yours have yours and me and mine have ours and love the results.
Bolded: Says who? You seem to be focusing your life on "prosperity". Others may have different life goals and therefore different life values. You have no right to force your views on "diversity" on anyone and call them "non negotiable".

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: But you really don't hold out much hope for the bozo who is too stupid to embrace "diversity", do you?
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Old 07-26-2017, 09:51 PM
 
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There are many kinds of diversity. Our community is only about 5% non white, but there is a tremendous amount of diversity, and the non whites are as active as everyone else.
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Old 07-27-2017, 06:17 AM
 
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Bolded: Says who? You seem to be focusing your life on "prosperity". Others may have different life goals and therefore different life values. You have no right to force your views on "diversity" on anyone and call them "non negotiable".

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: But you really don't hold out much hope for the bozo who is too stupid to embrace "diversity", do you?
Yes I am embracing my life why wouldn't I? Do you you want me to embrace yours instead? I made it clear that folks should follow their own path and said good luck to them. Yes I embraced prosperity for myself and family. We have been rewarded for embracing prosperity and diversity for ourselves and family. For that we say Bada Bing! I trust your path has left you positive and up lifted also. Non negotiable refers to my values and those I choose to embrace in life and that is my non negotiable choice. So our paths may be different and better for each of us and isn't that what the OP was talking about? Different paths for retirement living!

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Old 07-27-2017, 07:03 AM
 
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Best post. ^^^




Bolded: Says who? You seem to be focusing your life on "prosperity". Others may have different life goals and therefore different life values. You have no right to force your views on "diversity" on anyone and call them "non negotiable".

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: But you really don't hold out much hope for the bozo who is too stupid to embrace "diversity", do you?
Wow, where did I say bozo or anything negative about those who feel otherwise? Perhaps these are identity issues that shouldn't come from my post. Chill and love life!
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