[tz] KyivNotKiev

Paul Gilmartin PaulGBoulder at AIM.com
Sun Nov 29 18:05:39 UTC 2020

On 2020-11-28, at 14:25:57, Paul Ganssle wrote:
> ... or abandon the pretense that we don't engage in political arguments at all and invite people to make their own political arguments. Otherwise one is in danger of imposing an asshole filter (somewhat crudely named and described on a site with an unfortunate color scheme¹, but an important concept nonetheless) — where people are rewarded for ignoring the FAQ and/or violating the cultural norms of the list.
Good read: https://siderea.livejournal.com/1230660.html

The obvious remedy is simply not to append to such threads;
the most discomfiting reaction is apathy.

But it doesn't work.  See: I just transgressed my own precept.
Please don't reply further except to me directly.

-- gil

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