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  • I get the sinking feeling that your ethics overwhelmed her wants for a diamond. Regardless of the ethics involved, if she wants a diamond (for whatever reason), she should get a diamond. That said, you guys celebrated your (Nth?) wedding anniversary recently, so things must be good in the TeeJay household. :)

    This post [slashdot.org] represents my thoughts pretty well on the topic.

    I got suckered into the diamond mentality (with the America/DeBeers propaganda) myself and didn't ask my wife what she really wanted. But

    • by TeeJay (2309) on 2002.08.14 15:30 (#11764) Homepage Journal
      no...

      Sam chose the ring, If I didn't like it I would have said so - after all it was a huge chunk of my wages.

      As I said we both have to compromise I buy chocolate from brandnames despite having doubts about their involvement with slavery and third-world poverty and she makes an effort to get fair-trade tea and coffee.

      I would really like to get antique eternity ring or some used/old diamonds mounted in a custom eternity ring. That way we get more for our money and avoid being suckered into subsidising deBeers and Civil Wars in africa.
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