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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
practical, utilitarian priorities
Is that where "Proletarian" was derived from?

We get it Brent, we really, really do - you don't like nice stuff.

It's good that you are satisfied with your minimalist, utilitarian lifestyle. I think we all strive to be satisfied with our lives.

Some, or most of us require more than you do in order to be satisfied - more beauty in our lives and possessions, more satisfaction and accomplishment from our life's work, more family relationships etc. etc.

Not everyone out there aspires to the life of a minimalist loner, very few do in fact.

P.S. I don't see any reason why one of your boats couldn't look about as good as that Waterline - it doesn't take any more work to make something look good as to make it look ugly or plain - all it takes is some artistry and the will.
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.

Last edited by SloopJonB; 04-16-2014 at 07:37 PM.