Re: Internet

William Attwood wattwood at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 18:03:14 MST 2010


Sorry, cell top posts without the option of modifying for me. Wouldn't it only offend someone if they are a Nazi?

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From: "Charles Curley" <charlescurley at charlescurley.com>
Date: Fri, Nov 12, 2010 5:58 pm
Subject: Internet
To: <plug at plug.org>

On Fri, 12 Nov 2010 16:49:47 -0700
Corey Edwards <tensai at zmonkey.org> wrote:

> On 11/12/2010 04:34 PM, Jessie Adan Morris wrote:
> > Neh you are all Nazis.
> > 
> > 
> > Now this thread might actually die!!!  
> 
> You've misunderstood Godwin's law, but in so doing you've proven it
> true. Wikipedia has the full, nerdy details, of course, but basically
> Godwin's law merely says that somebody will mention Nazis. It will not
> however, spur the end of the argument. Sorry.
> 
> https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Godwin%27s_law

Indeed, calling someone a Nazi is almost certain to extend the thread
as the usual chorus of "You really shouldn't call someone a Nazi
because the word offends me" flutters in.


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