discussion 11 - In Suzanne Britt's essay Neat People vs...

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Unformatted text preview: In Suzanne Britt's essay Neat People vs. Sloppy People; she carefully compares the two kinds of individuals. I personally enjoyed her interpretations very much. In her opinion, the variation was not merely the differences in preferences in cleanliness, but in morality. She states, "Neat people are lazier and meaner than sloppy people". This is a bold statement, assuming that all neat people are lazy and mean, when some may beg to differ. Others consider sloppy people to be the lazy ones. Her description of "sloppy people" I particularly enjoyed. At this point in time, if Britt saw my closet, she would immediately identify me as "sloppy people". According to Britt, there is a very understandable reason to my untidiness. In her words, "Sloppy people, you see, are not really sloppy. Their sloppiness is merely the unfortunate consequence of their extreme moral rectitude". This means, despite my wifes constant nagging about my lack of cleanliness, this slack in tidiness justifies what a great, ethical person I...
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