"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> You know, I can still remember when I was a young lad of 16, reading the
> Extropians mailing list on the family computer. And others are probably in a
> similar situation today - so can we keep the subject lines clean, please?
> NC-17 text in the message bodies, sure - be it far from me to deny any legal
> minor the right to surreptitiously read racy subject matter online - but let's
> not shock Mom whenever she happens to lean over the computer. I know my Mom
> would have kicked me off the list and possibly the Internet in a heartbeat if
> she'd seen subject lines like "Gay Extropians!!!" or "Have Sex, Stay Young" in
> my Inbox.
> I think that keeping the subject lines PG or PG-13 is a reasonable policy for
> a mailing list, don't you?
Barf. "Gay" and "Sex" are not ok? Don't you think that is going just a
little too far? Johnny can read about the SI that might just eat the
world but not read that some people are gay or bisexual? Interesting.
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