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I defended kos because I distinguish between "dealing with the world as it is presented to you today" and "creating the world we want." Obviously they can be combined, but I don't hold it against people for not doing so.

I've known a number of women with sexual abuse in their past as well, and having seen the damage up close, it's hard for me to not look at this "blogger code of ethics" as the usual liberal "speak loudly and carry a small stick" kind of activity that both ensures the status quo and lets everyone feel smug about their "accomplishments."

We certainly do need a lot more men to speak out to other men on these issues, but kos has already demonstrated his disinterest and lack of knowledge, and I don't see why anyone would want to shoehorn him into that roll. Leave it to guys like this who work locally and in person (very important when it comes to this, I think), and know what they are talking about.

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Sun Apr 15th, 2007 at 04:25:42 PM EST
... out the facts, then he should STFU in the game of idle speculation.

I suspect many are like this gem ...

Well, no, posting your name and address online to encourage the crazies to come and get you is not like somebody emailing that AIDS will get you because God designed it to kill libruls.

If kos can't be bothered to find out, he should say,

"I do not know the facts about this particular case, and I am not going to engage in idle speculation about it. My focus is on the issue of a blogger code of conduct. Irrespective of the facts of this particular case, a blogger code of conduct won't help."

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Mon Apr 16th, 2007 at 12:02:12 AM EST
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