RE: USA/Racial slur/ Terry Marshall
Dear all in the USA
You have my and my freinds and colleagues heartfelt sympathy for the
attrocity carried out last week. While the urge is for revenge as
unfortunately has been seen in other parts of the world, Isreal/Palestine,
Serbia, Northern Ireland, this can lead to an ever increasing circle of
violoence with no way out, no winner and certainly no revenge.
As for Elizabeth's comments on Terry's statement, although I'm sure Terry is
more than able to speak for myself, if you are upset at the less than
delicate language used, this was I'm sure sadly a representative quotation
of what Terry had seen on the internet.
If you are upset that Terry was saddened to see that the IRA were still
successfully collecting money in NY, then I'm afraid you would be upset by
what many people in the UK think. While we all are very upset at last weeks
atrocity, the IRA have committed many acts of terrorism in the UK for many
years and have been/are to a large extent funded by citizens of the USA.
Hopefully this will now stop.
Living in hope, but sadly not expectation of a peaceful world where people
are not judged on their colour or religion
> -----Original Message-----
> From: HistoNet Server [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2001 5:59 AM
> To: HistoNet Server
> Subject: Daily Digest
> Date: 14 Sep 2001 08:27:28 -0500
> From: Terry.Marshall@rgh-tr.trent.nhs.uk
> Subject: RE: USA
> Marsha Price wrote:
> Thank you for posting this. I have been hearing about attacks on
> Arabic/Muslim people already. This is so disheartening. I would like to
> believe that we hear in America are better and more intelligent than the
> individuals that committed these horrible acts of terrorism."
> Unfortunately, an extensive perusal of usenet last night found every
> from piracy, through politics, to porn, was full of hate directed against
> Arabs and Muslims, jointly or severally.
> Subject lines such as
> "Nuke the F****** sandniggers" were everywhere.
> I was also saddened to hear that the IRA were still successfully
> collecting in
> New York pubs last night.
> The world is mad.
> Terry L Marshall B.A.(Law), M.B.Ch.B., F.R.C.Path
> Consultant Histopathologist
> Rotherham General Hospital, Yorkshire
> Date: 14 Sep 2001 13:40:28 -0500
> From: Elizaha@aol.com
> Subject: racial slurr/histonet/T. Marshall
> I am deeply angry and saddened as everyone else in America and the
> at what has happened in New York. I have the utmost faith in the US: its
> people, the people's government and their military to do what they have to
> to make America safe. .....
> .But I am so very much offended and have absolutely no patience at
> having to read a racial slur on the histonet...even if it was
> There is absolutely no excuse! I am so angry I can barely type.... I have
> idea who this guy is but he has absolutely no business on the histonet.
> Over 5000 innocent people/Americans were just murdered due to
> hatred, fanaticism and bigotry (whatever name you would like to give
> Someone's sister, brother, daughter, son, mother, father died for
> no reason......Anyone who uses the deaths of these "innocents" to further
> their own hatred of any group, race, religion or country offends their
> and me.
> I am only one of many histotechs that uses the histonet frequently and I
> it and I cannot believe it condones this language. I would like this guy
> the histonet for placing a racial slurr on the histonet! He has nothing I
> want to hear and obviously nothing to say.
> Elizabeth Hayes HT
> Houston, Texas
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