Re: violence...

Michael S. Lorrey (
Sun, 26 Sep 1999 22:30:54 -0400

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> Michael S. Lorrey writes:
> > A) the gun ban was for a month. All that proved was that ExI is weak
> > enough to bow to calls for censorship among the membership, and that
> > there are enough members to help found the exi-freedom mail list...
> My original proposal was to split the list in two parts: exi-moderated
> and exi-rejected. I would hardly call that censorship because by
> subscribing to both list you still would get the full picture. (Btw, I
> know of at least one technical list which runs that way).
> Of course I agree that this approach is too crude, personal
> server-side filtering would have been much better, and hardly more
> difficult to implement. Btw, what is the state of the new list
> structure implementation project? (Sorry, I've not been paying
> attention lately).
> > B) the fascists and those they have programmed with their propaganda
> > never tire of thinking up excuses why we should surrender our freedoms,
> > so why should I tire of defending our freedoms against their attacks?
> > The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. I've paid that price before,
> > and I will pay it again.
> > C) despite the ballooning violent crime rates in Britain and Japan,
> > these people still can't figure out that its people that kill people.
> Mike, these topics are supposed to be banned. Discuss them off-list as
> much as you wish, but please not here.

No they are not banned, so far as I know. And why are they suddenly banned now that I am participating in the discussion? This discussion was going on for several days or a week till I did any contributing. Sounds like people don't want to be confused with the facts.

Mike Lorrey