Rick: Do you object to the principle of providing a mechanism that permits users to
prevent the display of some images?
Note that I am asking if the very idea is a problem so that we know whether it is the
concept or the details of the mechanism that exercises you.
On Tue, 19 Apr 2005 20:21:09 +0100, Rick wrote:
�--- jfdwolff(a)doctors.org.uk wrote:
�Avoiding these images, or having a Preferences
�to prevent their display, is NOT censorship. It is
�part of achieving the goal of Wikipedia, as I have
�argued above. It is also not a violation of NPOV, as
�an image is not a POV. It is being plain sensible,
�sensitive and broad-minded.
�I love how those who are trying to censor Wikipeida
�are calling THEMSELVES broad-minded.
�And they continue to fail to address where the line is
�drawn. �The author contends that we should cater to
�the millions of people worldwide who would be offended
�by Ms. Winslet's blurry breast, but makes no
�suggestion to remove all images of women's faces,
�which would obviously offend our Muslim readers. �Or
�the images of the massacre of Nanking, or the image of
�the naked girl running from napalm. �Or the image of a
�man with a gun to his head. �Or the image of Rachel
�Corrie about to be mowed down by a bulldozer.