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Re: [rain1 at airmail dot cc] Delete abortion joke

On 05/06/2018 09:06 PM, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On May  6, 2018, "Carlos O'Donell" <> wrote:
>> On 05/06/2018 08:06 PM, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>>> See, what was just a matter of censorship and pregnancy termination is
>>> now also a matter of racial/linguistic discrimination :-(
>> That doesn't detract from Zack's main points about the joke.
> Come again?
> We're oh so concerned about the poor people who experience distress by a
> joke that does not even mention abortion, so we must EX TERMINATE!! it,
> but if some people experience unavoidable distress by that portion of
> the manual, and the humor next to it helps relieve and soothe it, then
> that's of no concern.
> Does this show that all of the rigmarole about people's traumas is an
> excuse for something else, or what?  You're freaking talking to someone
> who experience such trauma and are so looking forward to dismissing this
> opinion that you don't even see how it relates with the point at hand?!?
Not at all.

I am splitting it into two discussions:

(1) Discuss the deletion of the abortion/censorship joke.

(2) Discuss trauma caused by function names and their associations to other

If your issue is with (2), then I'm suggesting we have another discussion
about this particular topic.


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