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Response to LeftinOH (Reply #72)

Mon Oct 13, 2014, 11:11 AM

73. So you dismiss all peer reviewed research on basis of YOUR unfounded assumption.

That is, that no one involved in such research was a ever a member. Golly gee, if fraternities have such high academic standards, why haven't any faculty members/former fraternity members produced any articles disproving the voluminous statistical research documenting that alcoholism, drug use, self image problems, sexual exploitation, etc., are found more frequently in greeks than independents?

And DO address your dismissal of all non-greeks as "loners" and explain why that isn't an arrogant description, which in a nutshell demonstrates the elitist snobbery of greeks, which is drilled into you from pledge class on, and so thoroughly, that amazingly it has persisted to your current attitude. I quote you from reply 56 in this thread:

"56. There is one thing your loner students will never have..."

What a pathetic description of everyone who was not a greek. And oh, the tragedy, the horror for students at universities like Oxford, Cambridge, the Sorbonne, etc. where there are no social fraternities/sororities. How has Europe survived?!?!?

I suggest if you were truly secure in the integrity and value of your fraternity, you really wouldn't care what others thought of it.

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