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000ike
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1/6/2012 7:03:11 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
I pretty sure this has been suggested before, but I think there should be an option that prevents one from seeing the forum posts of a member. Its a good compromise on the issue of censorship, and I think it would reduce the some of the drama that goes on here. Its a worthwhile investment of time to make this a part of the website.
"A stupid despot may constrain his slaves with iron chains; but a true politician binds them even more strongly with the chain of their own ideas" - Michel Foucault
Raisor
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1/6/2012 7:10:06 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 1/6/2012 7:06:41 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
http://www.debate.org...

I saw a really good Ted talk about how the Internet let's us create our own censorship bubbles that filter out views and opinions we don't agree with. I think it's dangerous to ignore people just because they are an ideological thorn in your side.
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DetectableNinja
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1/6/2012 7:47:50 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Interesting that you're for this when previously you were against the plugin that blocked out izbo. In fact, he is literally the ONLY member who I would think should ever be blocked--and that was only because of his abusive demeanor.
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I'd cut the cannons down.

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16kadams
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1/6/2012 7:50:05 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
I agree just ignore it.
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royalpaladin
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1/6/2012 8:07:57 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 1/6/2012 7:10:06 PM, Raisor wrote:
At 1/6/2012 7:06:41 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
http://www.debate.org...

I saw a really good Ted talk about how the Internet let's us create our own censorship bubbles that filter out views and opinions we don't agree with. I think it's dangerous to ignore people just because they are an ideological thorn in your side.

Actually, I am censoring her because she is extremely crass. Socialpinko and I disagree on many things, and jimtimmy and I despise each other, but I am not censoring either of them.