[Foundation-l] Wikipedia is not the Karma Sutra, was Re: commons and freely licensed sexual imagery

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Thu May 14 14:24:12 UTC 2009

> 2009/5/14 Fred Bauder <fredbaud at fairpoint.net>:
>> I suggest that Wikipedia:What Wikipedia is not include Wikipedia is not
>> a
>> manual of sexual practices. It could be phrased Wikipedia is not the
>> Karma Sutra.
> What about pictures of Muhammad? Descriptions of Chinese human rights
> violations? Articles about evolution? etc. etc. etc.
> The reason that Wikipedia is not censored is because we cannot censor
> one thing and maintain neutrality without censoring everything else
> that might offend somebody and we would end up without anything left.

I'm sure there is a name for this logical fallacy, but I'm not going to
spend hours looking for it.

I assume that when you appear in public you cover your private parts. It
does not follow that you need to cover every part of yourself.

Fred Bauder

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