On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 05:53:54PM -0600, eBoundHost: Artur wrote: > > T, > > I don't know any soft way to say this. The man, Hitler, was the most evil > person that our generation has ever witnessed.
He wasn't witnessed by our generation & IMHO Stalin was worse. > The things he did and what was done on his behalf are unspeakable > and give him a special place in whatever hell you believe in. I don't believe in hell - any sort of hell. > As a society, we should distance ourselves and shun any imagery that > puts any kind of human side to this monster. Why should we stop putting any human side to him? He was clearly a human being. > Saying that he loved dogs and was an art afficionado is completely > irrelevant if you know anything about his actions. Because it shows him to be a human being? > > There are far more worthy quotes that can be put into FreeBSD and I don't > think its debateable. You don't think it's debatable, but I do. > > What really gets me is the fact that this is one of the examples put on the > FreeBSD page. I'm all for freedom and libertarian ideals, but for petes' > sake, have some compassion and understand where your liberty crosses over > into the pain of someone else's family. Why didn't they put on that page > along with "quotes about hitler", "jokes about cancer" and "funny rape > stories." Good idea! Anybody got any good cancer or rape gags we can put in fortune? > > I don't want to outlaw anything, but have some good taste. You *do* want to outlaw things on the grounds of "taste". > Learn to > moderate yourselves, this is what "freedom" is all based on, being good to > others. Nonsense. Freedom is about the right to voice disagreement with others amongst other things. > > I would appreciate if someone would help me find the person who can help to > modify the text on this page. > http://www.freebsd.org/internal/fortunes.html > I think it can be worded differently and get the point accross without > giving any extra attention to this monster. It's a good example and shouldn't be changed IMO. PS. What should be abolished on the grounds of decency is top posting & rehashing topics that have been gone on about ad nauseum, & on the wrong mailing list. -- Frank Contact info: http://www.esperance-linux.co.uk/misc/contact.html _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"