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Author Topic: Aldous Orwell -- Take Note!!!  (Read 1866 times)

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Offline Matty the Damned

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Aldous Orwell -- Take Note!!!
« on: July 30, 2006, 12:44:46 PM »

I offer you the hand of friendship. You've had a baptism of fire in this place and many harsh words have been exchanged. I know I offered these sentiments in the Newly Tested or Whatever the Fuck It Is Forum, but I think it's better said here in Living With.

Where the real stuff happens.

As much you might have given me the shits, I'm prepared to accept that you have a right to say your piece and not be dismissed on the basis of that. The content of your arguments are a different matter, but I'm sure we can debate those without coming to blows.

All HIV positive people have the right to be brought into our family and given the support that many others take for granted and that includes you. I suspect that you have much to offer us and we would be fools to exclude you just because you say things we don't like.

Nevertheless, don't take this as permission to bait people unnecessarily, but I think that won't be an issue. HIV transcends all boundaries and we should acknowledge and accept you, something which has not really been done until now.

Naturally you'll accept the obligations that this places on you. You don't need to goad your gay brothers. We're on your side when it comes to AIDS. Meet us on common ground.

Hail fellow, well met and all that.


Matty the Damned

Offline AldousOrwell

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Re: Aldous Orwell -- Take Note!!!
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2006, 07:21:02 PM »
Hi Matty

I respect your position. a gratefully accept the olive branch. I know your heart is in the right place.

It's hard to write the truth without it being misconstrued. I write from my standpoint. That of a straight  man with what is stilll incorrectly viewed as a gay disease. That's my whole pont.

Once we make HIV a mainstream issue we might finally see some tangible progress.

If you think my non PC or non Gay scene views are unpalatable you should hear what the policy makers think.

I doubt I will bother to write much more on this forum if pisses people off so much. It is all wasted effort as I'm only preaching to the sero-converted, not the straight community who feel immune.

I wish you well and respect your fortitude the  same goes for Hal.

Kin'oath Aldous


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