That and this (and then some!)
gilbert at unix.campbellsvil.edu
Fri Jul 30 00:52:29 CEST 1993
Greetings and salutations,
I would like to REVISE the perspective a little (If I can) on
all this CHATTER I started with one of my posts...
> Date: Thu, 22 Jul 93 13:01:12 +0200
> From: Per Starback <starback at Minsk.DoCS.UU.SE>
> Subject: That and this
> Then off to Unca Walt:
> Gilbert, I don't see what your point is. First you are angry
> because Marc Eliot's book mentions that Walt was an FBI informant
> etc., and when Torsten then pointed out that it is true, after
> all, you reply that
>> Today it seems unethical and vicious to toss people to
>> the Commie-hunters, but at the time it seemed like patriotism to
>> many more Americans than just Walt Disney.
> Of course that's true, but does that mean that such things ought
> not to be mentioned? I liked that Rorschach quote on Walt by the
> way, but still I think it is possible to get some kind of
> coherent picture of him from reading what his employees have
(I am pleased that you like the Rorschach quote... I glad SOMEBODY
Per, don't get me wrong... I was NOT angry that Mr. Eliot's
book refer to Walt as an FBI informant or that such aspects ought
not to be mentioned. On the contrary I feel that such things
(sometimes!) contributes to the information that we call "History".
However, to slander someone, just because they are famous and
because you can make really BIG $$$$ doing so -- is about as
unprincipled as you can get.
Marc Eliot makes Walt Disney appear to be EVIL INCARNATE and
someone who does not deserve any admiration or even the right to
have ever lived. For many years now, we have all heard/read what
the media convey/write horrible things about well-known individuals
who are now deceased (and I for one am SICK of it!). These people
can not defend themselves and should be left to their rest(s).
There are various people who believe EVERYTHING they read and/or
are told (I think this is why tabloids[sp?] or so popular) and they
will take all this rubbish to heart. Furthermore, I don't believe
Marc Eliot has all his so called "facts" strait!
BTW: When I had said...
> I have heard something about Walt's involvement in the FBI
> trials. [...]
I was ONLY referring to mere hearsay and not as any FACT!
No, I was not angered (that much) by the FBI thing, it was ALL
other garbage that when all with it!!
Here's another that needs revision:
> Date: Wed, 21 Jul 93 13:03:30 EDT
> From: Gilbert Milburn <gilbert at unix.campbellsvil.edu>
> Subject: Odds and Ends
> Dear Per and Everyone else,
> [...]. I guess the primary reason I am
> sssoooooooo tardy in my posts -- is I have merely an hour (or so)
> to work in the lab. Albeit that maybe sufficient time for some,
> it's isn't enough for me! So just bear with me and please be
> patient with me (okay?).
I also failed to mention that I am only HERE once a week
(usually Wednesday or Thursday!).
Well I guess that's about it for now,
Gil Milburn <gilbert at unix.campbellsvil.edu>
"Yikes and awayyyy..." WHUMP!
P.S. Thanks to everyone who relayed to me that they received my
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