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SemiCharmedQuark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-06-09 01:17 AM
Response to Reply #9
11. If you are arguing that a person who straps a bomb to themselves to blow up U.S. soldiers and
Edited on Fri Nov-06-09 01:18 AM by SemiCharmedQuark
civilians might be justified, I think that you would be breaking this rule:

"Do not post messages that could be construed as advocating violence or military defeat against the United States, the U.S. military, US service people, or the people of the United States. "
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  -NYT: Hasan Family says he was upset at being harassed. FBI points to violent internet postings Divine Discontent  Nov-06-09 12:59 AM   #0 
  - "violent internet postings" = "i want to do violence to x". not discussing the morality  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:04 AM   #1 
  - You shouldn't see discussions like that on DU because they are against the rules.  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-06-09 01:08 AM   #4 
  - against the rules? i don't think so.  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:15 AM   #9 
  - If you are arguing that a person who straps a bomb to themselves to blow up U.S. soldiers and  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-06-09 01:17 AM   #11 
     - does that only apply to conflicts in the middle east, or to discussions of the Civil War,  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:24 AM   #14 
        - Well, I imagine that since no soldier from the civil war is in imminent danger at the moment  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-06-09 01:28 AM   #17 
        - What if we say we can see the military/etc "sense" of them while still thinking they're vile?  Posteritatis   Nov-06-09 01:44 AM   #21 
        - yes, that's the kind of thing i mean. also things like saying it's "understandable"  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:52 AM   #25 
        - my discussion of military tactics at DU doesn't endanger servicepeople.  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:47 AM   #24 
        - People really need to figure out the difference between discussion and advocacy  Posteritatis   Nov-06-09 01:40 AM   #20 
           - yes, the glorious murders in the name of our special revolution were different.  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 01:56 AM   #26 
  - Some DUers don't care about certain types of murders and others think some are justified  stray cat   Nov-06-09 06:41 AM   #29 
  - I agree that quote does not cross the line  Egnever   Nov-06-09 01:44 AM   #22 
     - thank you, my point exactly. so why is the military labeling this as  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 02:09 AM   #27 
  - Many mass murderers think they are doing great things.  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-06-09 01:04 AM   #2 
  - he reminds me of a school shooter  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:10 AM   #6 
     - Second generation immigrant- undergrad degree was from Virginia Tech...  depakid   Nov-06-09 01:22 AM   #13 
        - thanks, didn't know his full background.  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:24 AM   #15 
           - Not sure of course whether it's salient or simply a coincidence.  depakid   Nov-06-09 01:32 AM   #18 
              - I don't believe in coincidences, generally speaking. bumping into someone in a store, then bumping  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:36 AM   #19 
  - Beliefs aren't entitled to respect just because someone believes them.  LostInAnomie   Nov-06-09 01:05 AM   #3 
  - So what if someone talks about the heroism of US troops killing Muslims?  Arctic Dave   Nov-06-09 01:18 AM   #12 
     - Fuck yes!  LostInAnomie   Nov-06-09 01:27 AM   #16 
     - they should be banned for advocating violence. lol.  Hannah Bell   Nov-06-09 02:17 AM   #28 
  - Harassment doesn't justify murder.  proteus_lives   Nov-06-09 01:09 AM   #5 
  - I wonder if  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:11 AM   #7 
     - Meaning?  proteus_lives   Nov-06-09 01:14 AM   #8 
        - I read one military official talking about how he was shot 4 times & how they didn't think he'd make  Divine Discontent   Nov-06-09 01:16 AM   #10 
           - Last I heard, he was stable.  proteus_lives   Nov-06-09 01:46 AM   #23 
  - What if it was someone killing 12 abortion doctors - would DU be as sympathetic  stray cat   Nov-06-09 06:43 AM   #30 
 

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