Re: your mail

P. Myers (mpwr@u.washington.edu)
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 17:11:24 -0800 (PST)


V...this is so great!!!  Do you know I'm doing the paper you've been
scolding me to finish on....(drum roll)...Labeling Theory and the process
of owning the identity of deviant!!!

Thanks!  Needed that!  pat Myers

On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, Virginia Sellner wrote:

> LABELS
> 
> Labels,labels, labels.
> Why must everything have labels?
> It's not so bad for cans of food,
> cereal boxes, bags of fruit, and such,
> but do we need these labels for people?
> 
> People are people aren't they?
> Labels scare us, push us apart,
> make us think we have something to fear,
> when in fact we have much to learn
> from those who differ from us.
> 
> Labels, labels, labels.
> We can do without them, unless they're needed 
> to tell a can of peas from a can of motor oil.
> Why not forget them when it comes to people,
> and learn to enjoy the diversity among us.
> Virginia D. Sellner
> Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless
> P. O. Box 1232
> Cheyenne, WY 82003-1232
> (307) 637-8634
> wych@tcd.net
> http://www.tcd.net/~wych
> 
>