[WikiEN-l] No more blocking people for who they *are*?

Philip Welch wikipedia at philwelch.net
Wed Feb 8 01:46:01 UTC 2006

> There are a lot of things people are greatly offended by on a  
> personal level, even moreso than they are offended by pedophilia.   
> Who is going to draw up the list of things one cannot say on their  
> user page due to it being too blatantly insensitive?  It's been  
> suggested in the past that saying "I'm a neo-Nazi" ought to be a  
> bannable offense.  Does that complete the list?  Neo-Nazis and  
> pedophiles out; everybody else ok?  Well, I suppose "I support  
> suicide bombings" is probably out too.  Is the ArbCom going to be  
> in charge of making these decisions?

We had a user once (User:The Fascist Chicken) who was, in fact, an  
avowed fascist. Maybe he should have been banned for that, because,  
obviously, he was implying "I murder Jews".

Philip L. Welch

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