Feedback on Átila's Vision for D
feepingcreature at gmail.com
Fri Oct 18 15:39:09 UTC 2019
On Friday, 18 October 2019 at 14:21:59 UTC, Ethan wrote:
> On Friday, 18 October 2019 at 12:48:52 UTC, FeepingCreature
>> It makes *some* limited sense in the context of "free speech",
>> where many people genuinely mix up the human value and the
>> freedom from government interference guaranteed in the US
>> constitution. It makes no sense in the context of "censorship."
> Indeed. You're free to say whatever you want without fear of
> legal recrimination.
> But hiding behind "free speech" when being called out for
> questionable behavior and downvoted? Nope. That's entirely a
> social construct, and if you want to roll with a social group
> you need to behave acceptable for it.
> Downvoting. It's not moderation if everyone's calling you an
I want to ask "are you responding to the right person", but
actually... are you responding on the *right website?*
Anyway, my point was just that banning people for holding certain
kinds of views is absolutely censorship. It's required, and it's
censorship. Even if a private person does it, it's still
We shouldn't change the definitions of words just because we
don't like how they make us sound.
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