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Jun 3, 2020 1:49 AM CST
Name: Lynda Horn
Arkansas (Zone 7b)
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I was rather disturbed by the quote used in today's inspiration. It was one by Chairman Mao, who as a former communist dictator, enslaved thousands of his people and killed millions more during his Cultural Revolution. The true number of deaths attributed to him may never be known, but some experts say that it could well exceed the millions killed by Stalin, another communist dictator in an adjoining country. A very poor choice by whomever chooses the quotes for this section and very likely an huge insult to American citizens of Chinese origin , not to mention their feelings of disgust and revulsion when they read this quote. I'm sure there are many gardening quotes available for use, and this monsters quote did not have to be selected. Very, very bad choice. Thumbs down Thumbs down Thumbs down Thumbs down Thumbs down
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Jun 3, 2020 8:53 AM CST
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Southlake, Texas (Zone 8a)
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Whoops! I'm deleting it now. This was not intentionally done.
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Jun 3, 2020 9:38 AM CST
Name: Lynda Horn
Arkansas (Zone 7b)
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Totally ok, Dave. Right now in these very troubled times, it was very disturbing. Everyone makes mistakes. No ones perfect. I'm sure not! See, I need to apologize to you for being so harsh about the way I presented my opinion. I could have been, should have been, much more diplomatic. My nerves are on edge right now. Not an excuse. Please forgive me.
Lynda
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
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Jun 3, 2020 10:16 AM CST
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Southlake, Texas (Zone 8a)
Region: Texas Garden Research Contributor Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level
Region: Ukraine Garden Sages Plant Identifier Avid Green Pages Reviewer Vermiculture The WITWIT Badge
There's nothing to forgive. I'm very glad you brought this to my attention!
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