On 5/16/06, Steve Bennett <stevage(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 5/16/06, MacGyverMagic/Mgm
If people want to deter kids from coming across
certain material on the
internet, it's their responsibility to install blocking software.
says is in BIG bold letters it's an
encyclopedia. It's common sense for
sexual material to be included so I'm against yet another disclaimer.
Point me to another encyclopaedia with photographic images of
erections or clitorises, and I might agree.
I have an encyclopaedic reference work on Forensic Medicine from the
1950's which is an interesting glimpse to that eras moral standards.
The pictures about the various appearance of female genitalia which
have experienced various transformative actions including childbirth,
voluntary penetration and involuntary penetration are depicted by
photographs of preparates taken from cadavers, pictures of underage
ethnic minorities (the question I would have there is if there was
informed consent for the photography, although admittedly, the faces
of the children are not shown, so arguably not covered under a strict
By The By, the lethal dose for nicotine is given, but the entry on
cannabis states that it is completely non-toxic. O Tempora, O Mores.
Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, AKA. Cimon Avaro
Candidate for Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation in the
September 2006 elections.
P. S. Sorry for the late reply; going through a back-log of E-mail.