RE: a homeless panhandler's gentle approach in Edinburgh, Scotland FWD

Virginia Sellner (wch@vcn.com)
Fri, 12 Jun 1998 11:35:11 -0600 (MDT)


Well said.  Virginia


At 10:34 AM 6/12/98 -0700, P. Myers wrote:
>On Fri, 12 Jun 1998, Andrew Newkirk Rose wrote:
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>> and likewise when we figure out the solutions to these challenges in one
>> place, will they be solutions for the whole world?
>
>this is the question that can never leave our minds, because it demands we
>recognize our a-centrality; the multiplicity of needs and solutions and
>creativities that are revealed as we go about working together.  The
>question keeps us honest; keeps us aware of one another; keeps us
>respectful of our differences...our uniquenesses within our univocality.
>
>So the answer is both yes and no... working together..netWorking, we may
>just develop solutions that work for each of us, where ever we are...
>malleable strategies; communities, not of sameness, but of enduring
>support and mutual respect...and, in the process, change some conferred
>social identities and unnecessary fears that have stood in the way of
>change for *'way too long!
>
>Pat Myers
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>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: owner-hpn@aspin.asu.edu [mailto:owner-hpn@aspin.asu.edu]On Behalf
>> > Of Virginia Sellner
>> > Sent: Thursday, June 11, 1998 2:54 PM
>> > To: P. Myers; Tom Boland
>> > Cc: HPN@aspin.asu.edu
>> > Subject: Re: a homeless panhandler's gentle approach in Edinburgh,
>> > Scotland FWD
>> >
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>> >
>> > You know since I first started reading about homelessness around
>> > the world I
>> > was struck with the similarities -- everywhere -- but I am not the deep
>> > thinker that Pat is so I did not figure out what she figure out,
>> > but it does
>> > make sense -- can't just be coincidence -- it is everywheere, the same
>> > problems are repeated world wide -- wierd.
>> >
>> > V
>> >
>> >
>> 
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