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Comment Re:Censorship has never improved society (Score 1) 117

I don't get it. Are you blaming the radio, the machetes, or the people? Or are you perhaps saying that there are plenty of organizations out there that could kill a million people in two weeks time, but that don't, because they would be held accountable, even if eventually.

Comment Re:Censorship has never improved society (Score 1) 117

"The Nazis were able to rise in the Weimarer Republic for many reasons, and one of them was that they were able to poison the political climate by extraordinary hate speech and by roaming the streets and beating up political opponents."

I don't know if you're doing this as a rhetorical trick (that would be ironic!) but your 'and' in this sentence conflates using speech and beating people up (because you seem to suggest that the Nazis used other tricks as well, so this is, as it were 'one item on the list'). Try to keep the discussion pure (hah!) - they are not the same thing. An argument against the one (using speech), is not an argument against the other (beating people up), but you make it seem like it is.

Comment No. (Score 1) 240

You know what they should support? Dates. If not mentioned on the page, then filtered out of the headers, the headers of any subsequently loaded material, their EXIF data, yomama, or whatever. I don't know how many times I searched for a solution to a problem on the web, and found one, but then realised that I needed to know the date that such a page was produced at. Because I just couldn't tell whether or not that solution was relevant to me And the date would not be on the page. Terrible!

Comment Re: America 2018 (Score 1) 426

He's talking about Saint Nicholas, so it's either Belgium or the Netherlands. If he's from the Netherlands, he's talking out of his ass, because emigration figures aren't at all that high (more like 125K/y and no word on their educational status), and most emigrate to Germany and Sweden (i.e. they stay in the neighbourhood).

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