Re: Weasels vs. transparancy / traffic cameras

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue May 23 2000 - 07:49:24 MDT

Charlie Stross wrote:

> On Tue, May 23, 2000 at 08:28:26AM -0400, Michael S. Lorrey wrote:
> > As I said, we haven't offed Marxists here since Julius and Ethel
> > Rosenberg. American Marxists are free to live. I'm not being patriotic,
> > I'm being anti-communist. There is a difference.
> Yeah: like the difference between being a good German and being a Nazi.
> Thanks for clearing up the issue for me.
> > I don't advocate it. I encourage commie hunting by anyone who wants to
> > participate. It should be open season as far as I'm concerned. Why
> > should government get all the fun?
> You advocate killing people because of their beliefs, without reference to
> their actions.
> I can't think of any human behaviour more quintessentially anti-extropian
> than that. Or more reprehensible, for that matter.
> Again, thank you for clearing up my last remaining misconceptions about
> you -- that you might be a civilized human being with whom it was worth
> engaging in intellectual debate. I don't run a killfile, but if I did, you'd
> be in it.

I would have hoped you'd have a better sense of humor than that.

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