manifest destiny

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Mar 8 15:02:03 UTC 2013

At 3/7/2013 06:04 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
> From an ESPN story about Fallon Fox:
>>"The contention for Fallon seems to be people characterizing her as
>>dishonest and manipulating, that she somehow manifested her destiny by
>>saying, 'I'm going to have this operation and then I'm going to be a
>>fighter and world champion,'" Atchley said. "I just posed this to
>>[someone], that if a physician walked up to you and said, 'I'm going
>>to remove your testicles and penis and this will take care of your
>>cancer, what would you choose?' He said it was a perplexing question.
>>I said I knew what I'd choose. I'd take my chances against cancer. So
>>the idea that she has an agenda [is ridiculous]."
>Manifested her destiny? Seriously?

The speaker has a good sense of humor?  (I'm going to put it in
reserve for future use.)


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