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  • "Unacceptable’ is one of those mindless utterances that proceeds from the mouths of spoiled brats, that are accustomed to getting their way, no matter how egregiously wrong they are.

    I would like to bring to their attention, that Jews living in German society were considered ‘unacceptable’ by Adolf Hitler.

    I think of this, every time I hear this ridiculous phrase."

    -Late last night, I posted this as a personal rant on one of my blogs. Today I would like to revisit that subject, and maybe elucidate on my feelings in the matter.

    After the passing of only few hours, that rant seems to have matured within myself, and is now a mature adult diatribe.

    The rant of late focused on the usage of a faulty catch phrase-(unacceptable), which if one takes the time to think about, probably originated with someone of a dubious position of authority over the present users, who have adopted the phrase hoping to imply some authority of their own where there is in fact none at all.

    I can personally not think of any circumstance that, when applied, this phrase doesn’t assume the pretenses of patronization, condescension, denigration, and sheer arrogance on the part of the user. It rates right along with referring to another person in the third person plural. If one uses ‘we’ pointing to someone other than themselves when that subject is an autonomous individual, they had better have a goddam mouse in their pocket.

    When someone uses these types of phraseology to assert some kind of position above me personally, I find the desire in me to introduce a few ‘catch-phrases’ of my own, for them to learn and use. Let’s start with ‘That was unexpected’, so they have an accurate expression of surprise when they, after such a fabulous display of exaggerated sense of self importance, receive my personal favorite (phrase) for these conversations, ‘FUCK YOU’, which is usually followed by a complete disassociation of conversational exchange, and silence for a protracted period of time.

    I’m not going to brow beat anyone into understanding the offense they bring to our relationship, not to mention the abuse suffered by their own public persona with such thoughtless utterances.

    I expect intelligent people to figure this out for themselves, and if they can’t, I won’t be the one missing any exchange of valuable ideas and creative substance, they will.

    Finally, they need to become familiar with the phrase ‘I am damn well am not going to tolerate this’.

    Assertive, and more to the point than ‘unacceptable’. It also places all parties on an equal basis. There is no ambiguity as to what is meant with this one, and it assumes nothing more than an expectation of understanding from all parties involved, with no implication of position in hierarchy. F.U. serves these same functions.

    Got it? Drop the ‘unacceptable’, or get accustomed to finding the ‘unexpected’ F.U.
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