From: Quiet Please. No Cameras No Cell Phones Just Golf on 8 Dec 2009 23:59
On Dec 8, 11:16ï¿½am, Kev <zipplewr...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> Okay, so a broken clock is right twice a day. ï¿½But the question does
> have to be asked, was Tiger's behavior, much of which Pitts found so
> objectionable, and indication of a larger attitude problem? ï¿½Was his
> on course out burst a "firery competitor", or a "self possess jock"?
> Was his intense interest in privacy, and distance from fans and media
> figure stuck living in the lime light, or a guy who wanted to live in
> a different world with different rules? ï¿½ Johnny Miller, ï¿½not my
> favorite guy, once said that he never thought he got an honest answer
> out of Tiger. ï¿½He also complained that he didn't think Tiger showed
> HIM enough respect. ï¿½Is this Johnny's problem or does Tiger divide the
> world into "those worthy and those not" and one might be surprised at
> whom is on which list?
> ï¿½ The bottom line is was Tiger an obnoxious jerk all along and we
> didn't want to see it? ï¿½Or is he just another flawed human that was
> able to cover his flaws from the public... for a while?
Oh ...note to Johnny Miller....TELL US what questions you were
asking ? Just a few will do ..
From: assimilate on 9 Dec 2009 02:28
On 8-Dec-2009, Alan Baker <alangbaker(a)telus.net> wrote:
> You don't know what kind of man he is, because you've never been close
> to being in his shoes.
Is a man to be judged by his actions or not?
From: dsc-ky on 9 Dec 2009 11:22
> > > You don't know what kind of man he is, because you've never been close
> > > to being in his shoes.
> > Really... I do know...
> > he's a liar
> > he's an adulterer
> And do you know how man others are, or would be if they lived in his
> circumstances? Do you *know* that you wouldn't be?
So it's okay... as long as other people like him do it too???
> > he's given to throwing fits
> No. He's given to outbursts of temper.
Oh... that's much better...
> > he's a womanizer
> And you're not, or wouldn't be if you had the chance? Is this judgement,
> or just envy?
I'm not... and I have plenty of chances (I work at a University...
remember). But I *choose* not too. No envy. I had my wild time in my
20s before marriage.
> > As I said before this whole mess is a shame. I wish he hadn't done all
> > these things. I doubt anything good can come from it.
> Certainly you're not doing anything to help it.
He hasn't called... :)
From: dsc-ky on 9 Dec 2009 11:23
On Dec 9, 2:28 am, assimil...(a)borg.org wrote:
> On 8-Dec-2009, Alan Baker <alangba...(a)telus.net> wrote:
> > You don't know what kind of man he is, because you've never been close
> > to being in his shoes.
> Is a man to be judged by his actions or not?
Works for most of us... but we're not Tiger, etc.
From: Loudon Briggs on 9 Dec 2009 15:33
Alan Baker <alangbaker(a)telus.net> wrote:
>> > > > > BTW - Ken was right all along.
>> > > > Sorry, but since none of us actually know the man, you can't actually
>> > > > say that.
>> > > I though I just did...
>You think that it's OK, because Tiger Woods is a celebrity and who is it
>really hurting, but the fact remains that you don't know the man.
I think we're getting to know him better every day!
Loudon R. Briggs larebe(a)bbz.net Phoenix, AZ
"How Can You Not Like A Game Where It's Okay To
Get Teed Off, Tote A Six-Iron, Shoot Birdies,
and If You're Under Par It's A Great Day!"
(from "Frank & Ernest" by Bob Thaves -- used with permission)