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20-07-2016, 11:55   #31
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I know twitter is free to do as they like on their platform, but censorship because of differing views is appalling
I think there's "censorship of differing views" and specific, demeaning, racial and sexist abuse and harassment. I'm all for debate and differing views, but if you can't say it in real life without getting done for verbal abuse/ harassment then why is it ok online?
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20-07-2016, 12:09   #32
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I think there's "censorship of differing views" and specific, demeaning, racial and sexist abuse and harassment. I'm all for debate and differing views, but if you can't say it in real life without getting done for verbal abuse/ harassment then why is it ok online?
In the US you can say a lot without getting "done for" it, and that's where Milo currently is.
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20-07-2016, 12:14   #33
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Looking at the abuse sent to that actress from Ghostbusters is horrific.
The outpouring of complaints from Milo's followers is hilarious. Twitter is a private network they can do what they like its nothing to do with censorship or freedom of speech. Surely libertarians of all people would know this.
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20-07-2016, 12:24   #34
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In the US you can say a lot without getting "done for" it, and that's where Milo currently is.
In the US you can also send your homosexual children to "straight camp" and allow them undergo electroshock therapy to "cure" them.

In the US you can rape a person and get away with a very light sentence (if you have the right parents).

In the US you can buy military grade weaponry as a civilian.

In the US they have the death penalty.

I wouldn't necessarily hold the US up as a paragon of care and human rights defenders.
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20-07-2016, 13:40   #35
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He got a lot of traction from supporting gamergate, and since not many people in the public eye were very supportive of that movement, he's gathered a lot of moderated/reddit-heads that are wilfully ignoring his blatant racism and pretending it's all just trolling.
He's got a couple of videos out where he really gets in the grills of people that deserve it just as much as him, but he always misses the opportunity for any real meaningful debate by falling back on the "I'm gay, your left wing, aren't you scared of me?" argument.
Certainly entertaining at times, but overall an absolute arsehole.
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21-07-2016, 22:36   #36
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You'll get perma-banned from Twitter for trolling to that level, no matter what your political views are. And the man is a professional troll.

Using his sexuality as a defence mechanism is pathetic beyond belief, though. Its perfectly possible to be a dickhead while gay, he's not alone there.
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He's a feckin' Mick!

His father's name (and his at birth) was Hanrahan!!!!

Yiannopoulos was his granny's name.

Allegedly

Either way he's an effete, unintelligent, malicious, narcissistic troll on whom one should not expend too many brain cells for any length of time.
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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...-a7589656.html

He's a demented little twat, punching-down, disseminating misinformation that puts vulnerable minorities in more danger of those dumb enough to listen to him, and oh yeah, occasionally seen advocating for child abuse.

Yeah, great choice of role models, OP.
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Thought this was funny though

https://www.indy100.com/article/milo...-right-8318516
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He's a demented little twat, punching-down, disseminating misinformation that puts vulnerable minorities in more danger of those dumb enough to listen to him, and oh yeah, occasionally seen advocating for child abuse.

Yeah, great choice of role models, OP.
In danger lol
He is narcissistic, annoying and at times goes too far but he is also intelligent, eloquent and extremely compassionate.
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In the US you can also send your homosexual children to "straight camp" and allow them undergo electroshock therapy to "cure" them.
Not exactly available in hospitals tho, is it?

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In the US you can rape a person and get away with a very light sentence (if you have the right parents).
Nope

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In the US you can buy military grade weaponry as a civilian.
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I wouldn't necessarily hold the US up as a paragon of care and human rights defenders.
Association fallacy
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In danger lol
He is narcissistic, annoying and at times goes too far but he is also intelligent, eloquent and extremely compassionate.
Do you think he'd be taken seriously if he went by his birth name?

Miley Hanrahan

Well Holy God!
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