Re: Greens

From: Nicq MacDonald (
Date: Sun Nov 19 2000 - 14:06:36 MST

> :Godwin's Law: /prov./ [Usenet] "As a Usenet discussion grows
> longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler
> approaches one." There is a tradition in many groups that, once
> this occurs, that thread is over, and whoever mentioned the Nazis
> has automatically lost whatever argument was in progress. Godwin's
> Law thus practically guarantees the existence of an upper bound on
> thread length in those groups.
> - The Jargon File (<URL:>)

It doesn't stop neo-Nazis... or anyone else who thinks that Hitler had some
good ideas...


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