Bigotry and hate speech on the python mailing list

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Tue Apr 18 01:19:29 EDT 2017


Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com>:

> On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 6:18:06 AM UTC+5:30, Ethan Furman wrote:
>> You mean all the non-religious people?
>> 
>> Because some of your signatures don't feel welcoming to people of
>> faith:
>
> Thanks Ethan for bullseyeing the problem to the leftie-libbie lie
> called 'secularism'

(You must be trolling, Rustom, but...)

Expressing one's (secular) faith is not bigotry, hate-speech or
harassment. It is questionable whether such expressions have a place in
a technology newsgroup, but the practice is as old as Usenet itself.


Marko


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