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Re: Willingness to share a position statement?

On Wed, Mar 24, 2021 at 12:38:25PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> Freedom of speech does *not* mean freedom from consequences.
> If you say unpopular, controversial things then it's entirely
> reasonable that people around you may evaluate you based on what
> you've said. They may decide that they don't want to listen to you any
> more. They may decide that they don't want to work with you any more,
> or have you in a position of power in a project. Words have power.
> Decrying this as a "political correctness storm" is a favourite
> argument of the morally bankrupt who want the freedom to spout hate
> without being called on it.

well said, I agree with every word. 


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Historians have a word for Germans who joined the Nazi party, not because they
hated Jews,  but out of hope for  restored patriotism,  or a sense of economic
anxiety,  or a hope  to preserve their  religious values,  or dislike of their
opponents,  or raw  political opportunism,  or convenience,  or ignorance,  or 
That word is "Nazi". Nobody cares about their motives anymore.

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