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ChristianKl 10 May 2015 11:51 AM
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The Chaos Computer Club. Even through it's very focused on the value of privacy they still let a post-privacy advocate hold a keynote speech.
Opinions are very diverse and that's okay.

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melian 12 May 2015 04:40 AM
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I was actually talking about community in a more traditional sense (people who live, work and in general spend most of their offline time together).

Agreeing to listen to someone with different views is one thing. Accepting that person as a spouse, as a friend, or even just as a colleague is another. Also, do you think this club would let someone with truly marginal views to hold a keynote speech (for example, someone who advocates racial segregation)?


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ChristianKl 12 May 2015 08:33 AM
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I haven't encountered smart people who advocate racial segregation in the 21st century, it's hard to think about the example.

But if we take a neoreactionary like Mencius Moldbug, Moldbug wouldn't be thrown out.

When I was moderating the political part of a personal development forum a while ago we had a case of an African who spoke about how the fact that some countries legalized homosexuality doesn't mean it's not a crime. We didn't delete the post or ban him from that speech even through we did ban people for violating forum rules.

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VoiceOfRa 13 May 2015 09:42 PM
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Would a non-African who said the same thing be banned?


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ChristianKl 15 May 2015 03:04 AM
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In the context of that forum the question would be whether the person is interpreted as sincere or interpreted as trolling.
Trolls get banned but people who sincerely express their views don't.

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