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Pacifist Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-13-06 02:50 PM
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Could someone please explain to me why asking people to consider the manner in which they choose to express themselves is equivalent to censorship?

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  -Censorship Pacifist Patriot  Jul-13-06 02:50 PM   #0 
  - Because it's fucking ridiculous.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-13-06 02:53 PM   #1 
  - You know what I find absolutely hilarious about this?  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 03:19 PM   #17 
     - so what you're saying is that you're still  titoresque   Jul-13-06 04:11 PM   #21 
     - Actually, I don't believe I made any emotional statement whatsoever.  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 04:21 PM   #24 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-13-06 04:14 PM   #22 
  - Because people get shouted down by a group of angry people.  texasleo   Jul-13-06 02:54 PM   #2 
  - Because it is a slippery slope  dogday   Jul-13-06 02:57 PM   #3 
  - Slippery slopes are fallacious, though  Posteritatis   Jul-13-06 03:10 PM   #7 
  - Not all slippery slopes are fallacious.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-13-06 03:12 PM   #10 
  - Yes, *all* slippery slope arguments are fallacious  Posteritatis   Jul-13-06 03:18 PM   #15 
     - Wrong. Not ALL slippery-slope arguments are fallacious.  blonndee   Jul-13-06 07:29 PM   #42 
  - Doesn't mean that it will, but it does mean  dogday   Jul-13-06 03:17 PM   #14 
  - You nailed it, dogday, as per usual  Juniperx   Jul-13-06 03:16 PM   #13 
  - There's a difference between asking and demanding.  greyhound1966   Jul-13-06 02:57 PM   #4 
  - censorship is censorship, even when it's self-censorship nt  bananas   Jul-13-06 03:06 PM   #5 
  - Because if you have to think about what you say,  Touchdown   Jul-13-06 03:09 PM   #6 
  - So you never think about what you say? At all? (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-13-06 03:11 PM   #9 
  - Of course I do. I live in Bush's America  Touchdown   Jul-13-06 04:22 PM   #25 
     - Now see, that's one person to whom I'd speak without...  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 04:26 PM   #27 
  - So verbal diarrhea is acceptable?  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 03:15 PM   #12 
  - Maybe I wasn't clear on this.  Touchdown   Jul-13-06 04:31 PM   #28 
  - Possibly not, but if not then I don't want to live in a free country.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jul-13-06 04:40 PM   #30 
  - Bring it home a little more...  Touchdown   Jul-13-06 04:44 PM   #31 
  - I always think about what I say  theboss   Jul-13-06 05:14 PM   #34 
  - You misrepresent the situation.  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 03:10 PM   #8 
  - It's not misrepresentation...  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 03:12 PM   #11 
  - I assume you're referring to that other post...  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 03:19 PM   #16 
     - I don't know. I consider a "plea" very different from an "order."  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 03:20 PM   #18 
        - Irrelevant.  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 03:28 PM   #19 
           - Irrelevant requires a subject and predicate. What is irrelevant to what?  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 04:08 PM   #20 
              - Your distinction is irrelevant.  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 04:15 PM   #23 
                 - Authority?  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 04:24 PM   #26 
                    - OK, they weren't simply expressing their opinion.  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 04:32 PM   #29 
  - I disagree  bloom   Jul-13-06 04:48 PM   #32 
     - I'm not surprised you disagree with me.  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 05:09 PM   #33 
        - As in the quote that I used  bloom   Jul-13-06 05:22 PM   #36 
           - There is no requisite of authority in the definition.  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 06:12 PM   #37 
              - The way I see it  bloom   Jul-13-06 06:55 PM   #39 
                 - So you just don't understand what I wrote.  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 07:23 PM   #41 
                    - It sounds to me  bloom   Jul-13-06 07:30 PM   #43 
                       - As I said, you don't understand what I wrote.  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 07:36 PM   #45 
                          - Ours too I guess.  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 07:39 PM   #46 
                             - Sometimes knowing there is a difference of opinion is enough. - n/t  porphyrian   Jul-13-06 07:46 PM   #48 
  - Being decent, treating people with dignity isn't popular?  Just Me   Jul-13-06 05:18 PM   #35 
  - "Nice" people can be dicks too  sandnsea   Jul-13-06 06:48 PM   #38 
  - Exactly. I'm sick of all the passive aggression and faux "cilivity"  readmoreoften   Jul-13-06 07:03 PM   #40 
     - I disagree.  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-13-06 07:32 PM   #44 
     - Of course it does! It's inherent in the word itself: class.  readmoreoften   Jul-13-06 07:50 PM   #49 
     - "acting classy"  bloom   Jul-13-06 07:44 PM   #47 
        - Anybody can be self-righteous  sandnsea   Jul-13-06 08:34 PM   #51 
           - I don't think that THIS OP  bloom   Jul-14-06 01:22 PM   #53 
  - Asking isn't, forcing is.  Zhade   Jul-13-06 08:07 PM   #50 
  - I'll cuss any God-damned time I fucking want!  Odin2005   Jul-13-06 08:40 PM   #52 
 

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