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JerseygirlCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-15-06 08:13 PM
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18. We'd find something else quickly
Wouldn't matter what.

If you'll bear with me for a second, this makes me think of my HS. Catholic, uniforms. They were pretty restrictive uniforms, too. The idea being that girls, especially, would compete with their clothing, and they wanted to stop that.

So there we all are, in our uniform uniforms. And what mattered? The kind of socks you wore. No kidding. The only thing we could be different with became an "us" and "them" thing.

Were we to eliminate religion or race as dividers, we'd come up with new dividers pronto. I'm becoming afraid we're hard-wired for that need for "us" and "them".
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