Obscene content in cygwin file.

Andrew DeFaria Andrew@DeFaria.com
Fri Jan 7 03:13:00 GMT 2005


Gary R. Van Sickle wrote

> Ah jeez deFaria:

That's clever! Did you come up with that all by your lonesome?

>> As an atheist I always wonder why christians can "turn the other 
>> cheek" but cannot seem to muster how to turn their eyes away!
>
> As a thinking man, I always wonder why atheists:
>
> 1. Hate Christianity, yet harbor no such hatred towards all the other 
> religions.

I said not such thing. I think all religions are equally ridiculous! But 
if you wish to partake in the fantasy then by all means do.

> 2. Would squeal bloody murder if fortune spit out Bible verses, yet 
> are *proponents* of having it spit out outrageously profane limericks 
> which are offensive to Christians, Jews, Muslims, Atheists, Men, 
> Women, Children, Mothers, Fathers, Bosses, Frenchmen, and all breeds 
> of dog in between.

I wouldn't squeal bloody murder. I'd simply say it's stupid. Fortune 
already spits out a number of stupid things as well as some quite funny 
things.

>> If you don't like it then what stops you from simply not looking at 
>> it! Is something forcing you to use fortune or Cygwin or open and 
>> look at the contents of that file?!?
>
> Is something telling me that fortune is loaded with material 
> completely inappropriate for work environments, material which could 
> conceivably even directly result in "harassment" claims? Answer there 
> is "no" my friend.

Only if you'd claim harassment on yourself. To me anybody poking into my 
machine deserves what they find.

>> [x] Because of the hub bub raised by the religious folk I had to 
>> download and check it out whereas if they just ignored it so would 
>> have I, proofing, once again, that by doing this they just draw more 
>> attention to it and cause more harm than good.
>
> Ok, so you have actually been harmed by this. 

Whoever said that?!?

> While I haven't, I can certainly agree with you that this profanity 
> needs excision post haste.

Then you don't agree with me because I don't think it need excision.

Oh and this randomly chosen signature is appropo!
-- 
11th commandment - Covet not thy neighbor's Pentium.


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