Re: mailing list vs "the futur"
On Mon, Aug 13, 2018 at 03:53:18PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 13, 2018 at 09:24:44AM -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 03:26:16PM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> > >  Although with the years, I am more and more prone to what I call
> > > tomas's bastard: "Any sufficiently advanced malice can't be
> > > distinguished from stupidity" -- a kind of unholy cross-over
> > > between Hanlon's Razor and Clarke's Third Law. Some call this
> > > "plausible deniability", I guess.
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poe%27s_law
> > "Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is
> > utterly impossible to parody a Creationist in such a way that someone
> > won't mistake for the genuine article."
> I think it's impossible to parody a Creationist. Full stop. And I
> feel one shouldn't do it...
If it is in fact impossible, and that 'so attempting' simply appears
as being a Creationist, therefore there would be no parody (at least,
none observed, only, at most, felt by the creator of said parody) in
any attempt to so parody, and so perhaps your feeling is suggesting
you ought in fact demonstrate the wisdom of "attempting" to so
Don't get me wrong, you may prefer to fail in your own duty to your
conscience pursuant to your Creator by failing to "attempt to" parody
being a Creationist - IDK, it's frankly a matter for you?
Now, we can debate whether your duty is one owed -only- to your
conscience, or in fact to your Creator, or p'raps most likely to
both, and if the latter, that you might be seriously deficient in
said duty in your failure to "attempt" to parody said Creator, but
notwithstanding, also that doing so could conceivably encroach on the
grounds of cultural creativity intended to be protected (and safe
spaces so created) by the creators of the Debian Code of Conduct, but
it is likely that this would give rise within you to a conflict of
duties - to your Creator, vis a vis, to the Debian CoC creators.
Certainly I do not envy your dilemma here... may you have wisdom in
the exercise of your authority and power in regards to your
"attempts" to parody one or another Creator or creators respectively.