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the_ignored
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Posted - 09/29/2011 :  06:14:54  Show Profile Send the_ignored a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Bill Muehlenberg has a post where he says that he's not afraid to "offend" people. Well, I tried to post a comment there saying that I agree.

Cool. I love nothing less than political correctness. I figure that one should call a spade a spade. That's why I have no hesitation in calling people who talk to invisible people in the sky "messed up in the head", and those who try to distort honest science to go along with decrees written by bronze agers who also talked to invisible people, as being completely bonkers.

Since you don't care about being offended Bill, I'm sure that you'll have no problem publishing this (since I refrained from breaking your rules below)...unless you're a hypocrite.

>From: enuffenuff@fastmail.fm
(excerpt follows):
> I'm looking to teach these two bastards a lesson they'll never forget.
> Personal visit by mates of mine. No violence, just a wee little chat.
>
> **** has also committed more crimes than you can count with his
> incitement of hatred against a religion. That law came in about 2007
> much to ****'s ignorance. That is fact and his writing will become well
> know as well as him becoming a publicly known icon of hatred.
>
> Good luck with that fuckwit. And Reynold, fucking run, and don't stop.
> Disappear would be best as it was you who dared to attack me on my
> illness knowing nothing of the cause. You disgust me and you are top of
> the list boy. Again, no violence. Just regular reminders of who's there
> and visits to see you are behaving. Nothing scary in reality. But I'd
> still disappear if I was you.

What brought that on? this. Original posting here.

Another example of this guy's lunacy here.

Dave W.
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Posted - 09/29/2011 :  09:05:49   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Not that I want to be on the same side as people like Andrew Bolt, but Australia's Racial Discrimination Act is definitely an affront to free speech. The solution to offensive speech is not to lock up the speakers. Liberals ought to be as disgusted by the RDA, but Muehlenberg and others appear to be blaming the RDA's passage on liberals. Did Australian liberals mandate political correctness?

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sailingsoul
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Posted - 09/29/2011 :  13:45:46   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
So what's up? I don't see your reply Iggy. Does this site cherry pick the replies from deluded ass kissers and those unable to hold him to task in a coherent manner? Is this another ditto head right wing carnival outlet? SS

There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
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the_ignored
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Posted - 09/29/2011 :  14:42:12   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send the_ignored a Private Message  Reply with Quote
To put it delicately, yes. That guy is heavy into censorship. He'll let a token skeptic or two at the most comment, but he will always have the last word. Just do a search for that guy or the name of his site on this site and you'll see I've tried to post to his site a few times...the last time I successfully posted, he distorted what I said and insulted me and atheists in general, and I have not been able to get a reply posted since. His insult however still stands.

>From: enuffenuff@fastmail.fm
(excerpt follows):
> I'm looking to teach these two bastards a lesson they'll never forget.
> Personal visit by mates of mine. No violence, just a wee little chat.
>
> **** has also committed more crimes than you can count with his
> incitement of hatred against a religion. That law came in about 2007
> much to ****'s ignorance. That is fact and his writing will become well
> know as well as him becoming a publicly known icon of hatred.
>
> Good luck with that fuckwit. And Reynold, fucking run, and don't stop.
> Disappear would be best as it was you who dared to attack me on my
> illness knowing nothing of the cause. You disgust me and you are top of
> the list boy. Again, no violence. Just regular reminders of who's there
> and visits to see you are behaving. Nothing scary in reality. But I'd
> still disappear if I was you.

What brought that on? this. Original posting here.

Another example of this guy's lunacy here.
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justintime
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Posted - 10/09/2011 :  10:29:56   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send justintime a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I think it is unproductive to be offensive. Public discourse should be a platform for the exchange of ideas and social media should encourage rational etiquette and proper decorum.

But as the lyrics go. There are all kinds of people with all kinds of reasons for engaging in social media.

http://www.metrolyrics.com/sweet-dreams-are-made-of-this-lyrics-eurythmics.html

There is a difference between fencing and chopping wood. Between using a chainsaw or a fine chisel to sculpture wood.

One has to acquire a taste for fine conversation like fine wine or lose the distinction to objectionable, pejorative speech.
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Dr. Mabuse
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Sweden
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Posted - 10/09/2011 :  12:59:38   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by justintime

I think it is unproductive to be offensive.

Bang... there went another irony-detector.


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justintime
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Posted - 10/09/2011 :  15:59:20   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send justintime a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Dr. Mabuse

Originally posted by justintime

I think it is unproductive to be offensive.

Bang... there went another irony-detector.




The irony escapes me unless you are a Tiger Woods fan. Where there was some banging and a Swedish retreat to Faglaro Island.
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Dave W.
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Posted - 10/09/2011 :  17:30:43   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by justintime

The irony escapes me...
The irony is that you've posted some very offensive things on this site. You must think that you're unproductive.

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justintime
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Posted - 10/09/2011 :  18:06:15   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send justintime a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Dave W.

Originally posted by justintime

The irony escapes me...
The irony is that you've posted some very offensive things on this site. You must think that you're unproductive.


Please name some. I can admit to being distracted but not unproductive.
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Dave W.
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Posted - 10/09/2011 :  18:37:39   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by justintime

Please name some.
Almost everything you've said about blacks or women has been offensive. I'm sure marf has already provided the details.
I can admit to being distracted but not unproductive.
I no longer give a damn.

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marfknox
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Posted - 10/09/2011 :  21:13:01   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit marfknox's Homepage  Send marfknox an AOL message Send marfknox a Private Message  Reply with Quote

"Too much certainty and clarity could lead to cruel intolerance" -Karen Armstrong

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Edited by - marfknox on 10/09/2011 21:13:17
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