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April 15, 2017, 07:25:19 PM
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Lots of RS comments saying stuff like 'better late than never'. Dickheads. I wish we didn't have to be associated with them in any ban, regardless of what's happened.
''In the words of the prophet, today you sell your ring, tomorrow your watch, next week your chain and in 77 days, you won't have eyes to cry with''

Accattone - Pier Paolo Pasolini.


April 18, 2017, 04:04:10 PM
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Not into banning things and censorship, personally. All feels a bit bandwagony this. I think it's much better to let idiots expose their idiocy than to ban them.
''In the words of the prophet, today you sell your ring, tomorrow your watch, next week your chain and in 77 days, you won't have eyes to cry with''

Accattone - Pier Paolo Pasolini.

April 18, 2017, 07:01:02 PM
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It's not censorship though is it? We're not stopping them from writing whatever they want, we're just saying "We find your actions unacceptable and no longer wish to be a part of your circus."

Which I, for one, think is perfectly fine.

If you want to talk about infringing people's rights - what about being forced against your will to work with an organisation that you morally disagree with?

This isn't censorship, as you say, but as I've said, I don't agree with bans of any kind (apart from maybe ultra exceptional circumstances). I haven't mentioned infringing people's rights.
''In the words of the prophet, today you sell your ring, tomorrow your watch, next week your chain and in 77 days, you won't have eyes to cry with''

Accattone - Pier Paolo Pasolini.


April 19, 2017, 02:28:05 PM
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You brought up censorship - which is the suppression of free speech - which is a basic human right in most societies. But I'm not here to argue semantics.

For what it's worth, I understand and agree to some extent with the 'bandwagony' comment. People seem to really enjoy feeling outrage at the simplest thing these days.

Having said that, the things that publication said and did, and denied, and refused to apologised for - for many years. When I think of whether or not it is time to let bygones by bygones, I think of the people who campaigned for years but passed away without ever seeing justice or ever knowing if their loved ones were ever vindicated.

My own personal choice is to never have anything to do with them again, but each to his or her own.

Yeah, as I said, I shouldn't have mentioned censorship. That's a separate point.
''In the words of the prophet, today you sell your ring, tomorrow your watch, next week your chain and in 77 days, you won't have eyes to cry with''

Accattone - Pier Paolo Pasolini.