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Subject: Re: Sexual Harrassment in opera
From: Stephen Charitan <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Stephen Charitan <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:46:05 -0400
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Mais François,

Surely such scandalous doings are not a part of "La Vie parisienne" let
alone amongst the bucolic nymphs and shepherds of St. Ninny de Fol de Rol!

You will always be my buffoon de choix despite all the others sur L'île de
Tulipatan!

E.C.
de Hudson O Hee O

On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 4:58 PM, Frank Cadenhead <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Hey Donald,
>     Here's another you can describe as a "witch hunt" if you are such a
> walking
> moral vacuum:
> https://www.huffingtonpost.com/susanne-mentzer/classical-sexual-
> harassme_b_12418352.html
>
> Frank Cadenhead
>
> On Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:44:24 +0000, David Shengold <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >From:Â  Â  donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
> >Subject: Re: Harvey Weinstein in Opera?
> >
> >Yet another American witch hunt.  Human's are sexual beings. Who has the
> >right to determine the ways in which the pursuit of love is permissable,
> >and the
> >ways in which it is not?    But, since all carnal knowledge outside of
> >matrimony,
> >and with the hope of procreation, may be regarded as equally sinful, the
> >urge
> >to embrace "diversity''Â  might very well entail the risk of eternal
> >damnation.  The
> >operas in which these matters are reckoned with are too numerous to
> mention.
> >
> >dtmk
>
> >I don't know if it is homophobia or INTERNALIZED homophobia on your part,
> but
> I for one of sick of your references to "diversity" and "sinfulness" in
> this regard.
> >And surely you are not so obtuse ( or mired in the 19th century)Â  as to
> construe
> sexual harassment as "the pursuit of love". As  Dan Kempson's essay makes
> clear
> ( to those with eyes and any sense of decency) is that such incidents have
> nothing
> to do with LOVE but rather with POWER and its abuse.
> >You seem to want to be waspishly ( small letters) resistant to any
> revision of the
> world as it existed in your distant youth.
> >Breathe deep: SEXUAL HARRASSMENT IS *NOT" ABOUT LOVE.
> >Get a grip, Mr. Kane.
> >-David Shengold
>
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