Posted by nicksanspam on March 28, 2005, 11:45 am
The following numbers from Misty.com's 3/14/05 to 3/25/05 newsfeed
produce the message "article not available":
"All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging
current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress
is initiated by challenging current conceptions and executed
by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first
condition of progress is the removal of censorships."
-- George Bernard Shaw
"Restriction on free thought and free speech is the most
dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act
that could most easily defeat us."
-- William O. Douglas
"Censorship of anything, at any time, in any place, on
whatever pretense, has always been and will always be
the last resort of the boob and the bigot."
-- Eugene Gladstone O'Neill
"Free speech not only lives, it rocks!"
"Free speech is life itself."
Posted by pjm on March 28, 2005, 12:25 pm
On 28 Mar 2005 06:45:43 -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
"We dropped Nick on his head when he was a baby, and he's been an
asshole ever since."
"Yes, and those lead paint chip sandwiches you usd to pack for him
didn't exactly help, I'm sure !"
--Gladys Featherstone, Nick's first grade teacher
Posted by nicksanspam on March 28, 2005, 2:01 pm
IMO, free speech should also allow us to call each other idiots :-)
Posted by pjm on March 28, 2005, 2:09 pm
On 28 Mar 2005 09:01:57 -0500, email@example.com wrote:
IMO, you need to go read the 1st Amendment and try very hard
to understand what it actually says, if you want to bleat about 'Free
It does not mean you can rant everywhere, all the time, and it
does not mean that someone telling you to STFU is permission for you
to climb up on your little high-hobby-horse of 'censorship'.