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Free speech issue...
#31
RE: Free speech issue...
I didn't keep up with the Sandy Hook thread but it seems like an odd rule to have against outrageous misrepresentations of events on public record.  

I'm not a conspiracy theorist but they exist out there and I don't personally have anything threads existing about the flat earth, or sandy hook or 9 11 conspiracy theories.

It's an atheist forum so you're bound to get religious people coming here saying certain outrageous events happened thousands of years ago and their interpretation of records could be considered a misrepresentation.  But then you're left with an atheist forum where only atheists can create threads about their opinions.

I didn't keep up with that Sandy Hook thread though so I could be missing something here.


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#32
RE: Free speech issue...
(December 4, 2017 at 8:21 am)paulpablo Wrote: I didn't keep up with the Sandy Hook thread but it seems like an odd rule to have against outrageous misrepresentations of events on public record.  

I'm not a conspiracy theorist but they exist out there and I don't personally have anything threads existing about the flat earth, or sandy hook or 9 11 conspiracy theories.

It's an atheist forum so you're bound to get religious people coming here saying certain outrageous events happened thousands of years ago and their interpretation of records could be considered a misrepresentation.  But then you're left with an atheist forum where only atheists can create threads about their opinions.

I didn't keep up with that Sandy Hook thread though so I could be missing something here.

I am against bullshit, not the right to spew bullshit. Here are anywhere. If someone makes an absurd claim, like a "flat earth" or "Sandy Hook didn't happen" or "vampires are real", I wont demand the government censor such crap, but I also have the right to call it what it is. CRAP!
#33
RE: Free speech issue...
Freedom of speech is not an issue since we are not speaking. We are writing. Freedom of the press is the issue. Freedom of the press pertains to the owner of the press.
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#34
RE: Free speech issue...
(December 4, 2017 at 2:06 am)ƵenKlassen Wrote:
(December 4, 2017 at 1:45 am)Minimalist Wrote: What do you think "Freedom of Speech" means?

 The right to have controversial opinions and say other stuff as long as it's not:
 Death Threats
 Slander
 Sexual Harassment

 And some other exceptions...

 Also, I read "The Prime Directive" rule and haven't seen a single rule on there that I have broken...

Free speech per the 1st Amendment means your speech (with a few exceptions including inflammatory speech inciting violence and slander) won't be censored by the government.

Freedom of speech also doesn't mean you're entitled to be free from hearing blowback to your opinions or opposing facts.

ETA: You also haven't presented "your" theories about what happened at Sandy Hook. It's been 5 years and what you're just parroting everything the conspiracy nutters have been saying since that day. Nothing new to read here.

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#35
RE: Free speech issue...
Administrator Notice

@OP you are quite free to post your absurd conspiracy theories.

You just cannot do it here. You are of course also free to create your own forum if our rules are not to your liking.

If you have an issue understanding why what you did is not allowed here, please do so in "Questions for Staff", rather than publicly misrepresent why your thread was removed.

Locking thread.



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