posted on Aug, 19 2009 @ 10:01 AM
Yeah....screw grammar, punctuation, spelling and all of the other crap that people try to hide behind to prove that they are somehow superior to
Before ANY of you ever-so-helpful and compassionate gods of literature go pulling the splinter out of this guy's eye, maybe you could take the log
out of your own.
I've got a great idea. Let's just tell everyone how bad they suck. You know what? Not a single ONE of you pompous, self-absorbed literary critics
have any right to come down hard on this guy. His stuff may suck. All of our stuff sucks. As soon as one of you winners can pop in here and prove that
you are any MORE human than this guy, or were born knowing how to write, or are completely immune to stupid mistakes, we'll lift you up on the
pedestal you think you're already on. Maybe you should pull the cobs out of your a$$ and try having a little compassion for you fellow man.
Maybe instead of giving someone some encouragement, we should all just point out every area in life that they completely BLOW at. What a great world
Brilliant in its simplicity. Powerful, emotional!
As in an example of " snobery " as you put it.
uh....don't think there are any spaces in between the quotes and the letters of the word IN
Are you talking creative writing? Reporting? Fact, fiction?
I am in AWE of the cohesiveness of THIS sentence...or is it more than one? Wow. I
didn't know there were too many one word sentences a person could use...except maybe something like 'Schmuck.'
You guys are missing the point. This kid wasn't saying he was better than anyone else. He said he got good grades in English. That's good for him!
He was bummed about not having any support. He wasn't ragging you guys and I don't understand why you had to give him such a hard time.
Just lighten up guys. Cut the kid some slack and instead or lording your amazing gifts over the rest of us, how about coming down to mingle with us
mortals on occasion so that you can impart your wisdom to those of us that could really use the help.