Re: Pies in the face (was Re: PDAs are searchable was Re: blah blah blah)

From: Chris Russo (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2001 - 11:11:05 MST

At 16:35 +0000 2/10/01, Charlie Stross wrote:
>Which is my point. A flan in the face is going to seriously annoy you and
>maybe ruin your clothing (although most clothing is quite capable of
>surviving being doused in soap -- it should normally be nothing worse
>than a dry-cleaning bill). Responding to it with assault charges and
>demands for hundred-kilobuck fines and/or prison time is ridiculous. That
>sort of response should be reserved for serious offenses.

So men should be able to grope women whenever they want to, since
they're not even generating a dry-cleaning bill. Or at worst, if
they get a smudge on the woman's clothes, they should have to pay a
dry-cleaning bill. So for a few bucks, men who don't fear a little
female indignation could cop all the feels they wanted to.



Chris Russo

"If anyone can show me, and prove to me, that I am wrong in thought 
or deed, I will gladly change.  I seek the truth, which never yet 
hurt anybody.  It is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance 
which does harm."
              -- Marcus Aurelius, MEDITATIONS, VI, 21

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