Yes, if we had decided to stay in Albany, Free School would have been our
Yes, as a "product" of the sausage-machine of "katholic" (won't dignify it
with a CAPITAL "K"), I'd certainly never foist that on any child.
And, as far as the uniforms go, they seem to be some quick fix for all the
"woes" of our bountiest land. Yes, a prelude to the hell and brimstone --
not to mention (although I will) the snuffing of any possible authentic
spirit within. But, then, that's the church itself and its machinations.
ignation with a small "i",
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pierre Joris" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 9:25 AM
Subject: Re: Ah well
> > As a father of a four-year-old, I'm just beginning to face some of the
> > contradictions you so fully point out. I wish our Catholic schools here
> > Upstate New York were as liberation aligned!
> Gerald -- well, down here in Albany, capital of upstate nueva york, my 9
> year old goes to the Free School, the closest I've come across to a true
> Summerhill school -- & there are some other interesting alternative
> in the area, though, as you say,well no, as I say, the Katholik ones are
> dreadfully fascisoid, uniforms & all, & of the hell & brimstone kind of
> variety -- not much liberation theology -- Pierre
> Pierre Joris
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