P.S. I'm thinking about going with the wolf option....
> i tried understanding the point of this thread.
> basically, i guess the argument is that it is better to be rilly rilly
> diverse, with lots of different languages and cultures and it is BAAAAAAD
> to have only one or two languages and a couple of cultural-types.
> good to live in a big city like Paris, where people speak all kinds of
> bad to live in any kind of big city in the u.s., where people only ever
> speak the official language, English.
> This badness / goodness is caused by waht, I'm not sure.
> or maybe it just is, embedded in, intrinsic to, the very essence that is
> the u.s., whereas every other culture/nation has something special about
> at core, it's probably intrinsic to its cultural goodness -- china, india,
> europe, japan, brazil, canada, australia, the UK -- they are all, because
> they are not the u.s., HUGELY diverse.
> why? well, we don't know. it just is. probably something to do with the
> icky awfulness that it is to be america and americans.
> booo hiss. america bad. culture bad. people bad. language bad. it's all
> awesome. i'm going to move to the culturally diverse australia now. where
> they speak 35 different languages and you can surely tell sydney from
> melbourne from canberra in a heartbeat. cultures are totally different and
> diverse. whee.