Larry Wall & Cults

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSW.Invalid
Mon Aug 30 07:24:18 CEST 2004


On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 17:02:23 -0700 in alt.folklore.computers, Mac
<foo at bar.net> wrote:

>On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 06:58:30 +0000, Brian Inglis wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 28 Aug 2004 20:59:08 -0700 in alt.folklore.computers, Mac
>> <foo at bar.net> wrote:
>> 
>>>On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 14:56:06 -0700, Xah Lee wrote:
>>>
>>>> Larry Wall and Cults
>>>> (Lazyness, Impatience and Hubris)
>>>> 200012
>> 
>>>> Surely you have heard of Adolf Hitler
>>>> and his atrocities of genocide? I must alert you, that a single person
>>>> couldn't commit such a crime.
>>>
>>>Wow, Godwin's law invoked on the first post of the thread.
>> 
>> Not quite, no comparison was made; see: 
>> http://groups.google.com/groups?as_umsgid=1991Oct22.140831.23313%40eff.org
>
>
>Hmm. No explicit comparison was made, but since the post is a cautionary
>tale (well, the post is a rambling mess, but I think it is trying to be a
>cautionary tale) I think the comparison is understood.
>
>But if the comparison must be explicit, as you seem to be saying, then I
>have to concede the point.

Google for the Godwin's Law FAQ on how to troll on Usenet, mention
Nazis, and not be caught by Godwins' Law. 

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