posted on Apr, 16 2011 @ 03:54 PM
If not applied against another ATF member, with the intention of offending him, or a third party, all English words, including "four-letter-words",
should have no special treatment, or persecution,
The first, and most insidious, form of censorship, is the war on the use of language, and the PC BS.
I find it very strange, and worrying, that a site like ATS should choose the easy rout, the one of censorship, and constant threats against some of
it's members. Then again, the "awakening movement", new-age crap, and leftist agenda, are all about hive-mentality, and the creation of
If it's bullying, or constant harassment, some words, language, and posts should be targeted, no doubts about that. But, never forget, all that
demands context...not some "bot" removing posts on account of a couple, or is more widespread, of words that somebody, having outward motivation,
decided should be excluded from the English lexicon...
On the other hand, forbidding certain words, that are part of the language, is outright censorship, in my opinion...then again, ATS wants to grow,
it's control structure has a political agenda, and, above all, an economic, cooperative, and aggressive, commercial view.
It would be wrong to alienate all those potential sponsors, with a little uncouth language...after all, like all tyrants keep telling us: "Yes, it's
censorship...but it's for your own good, to protect you from yourselves...you're too stupid to have an opinion, or take care of yourselves, so we
have to step in, and do it for you"