Saying No to the water bottle culture
Lydia McGrew writes:
Ever since I’ve seen your posts about public figures drinking out of a bottle [see this and this], it’s started to bother me. It happened so insidiously that it was not until you started posting about it that I realized that when I was younger people on stage always drank out of a glass rather than a bottle. I’m trying to convey this sense of irritation to my daughter. Though in general she and I think much alike, I’m not sure that I’ve quite succeeded in convincing her that a speaker’s drinking out of a bottle on-stage is tacky, but I’m working on it. If I keep going, I’m going to succeed in making her completely unfit for life in the 21st century.
When I read Lydia’s statement that thanks to you she is training her daughter to be totally unfit for life in the 21st century, I laughed, and said to myself, “Hell! Thanks to everything I have learned from Lawrence, I feel as if I am unfit for life even in the 17th century!”LA replies:
Mencius Moldbug would disagree with that assessment! See the March 2010 exchange, “Moldbug instructs me, which begins: “I guess it’s karma: what I’m always saying about mainstream conservatives, Mencius Moldbug says about me, that I’m really a liberal in spite of myself.”Kristor replies:
Moldbug. He’s a commie, compared to me!
Posted by Lawrence Auster at November 17, 2011 03:03 PM | Send