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Courtesy and feelings are two different things, which people like you can't understand.
THe matter is civilization. It's why music my ancestors made as slaves was much more intelligent than some of my peers, who are supposedly free.
Civilization is in words and has CIVIL as its root.
We discuss things in a civil way. We deal with one another civilly, rather than have shoot outs like the Wild West. We make transitions in government peacefully, as opposed to secession and coups that you see in other lands.
It isn't about my petty personal feelings but rather the need to speak about governmental matters in a clear way.
Political discussions today remind me of my first weeks on campus at college. I couldn't believe that Palestinians and Israelis and Turks and Armenians were shouting at each other on campus, yelling. Ethiopians and Eritreans, too.
Are we all civilized or not?
what they give with me.