• manemjeff
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    83 years ago

    It’s a shame that despite his very wrecked state of mind regarding some issues, FSF actually hold some believes that I actually support. The four freedoms including the zeroth is actually a fundamental concept that should be used when developing a software.

    • Halce
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      23 years ago

      His personal blogposts, while rightly controversial, and sensitive, have, like any work of philosophy, simply the form of a thought experiment, if understandably an uncomfortable one. That doesn’t necessarily mean he endorses all of the expressed views. Since Plato philosophy has pondered/raised questions of mortality. Besides being misquoted, I see no primary evidence that RMS actually endorses what he’s being accused of.

    • @ster@lemmy.ml
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      13 years ago

      of course. the FSF and even RMS himself are great, but he is not suitable to represent the movement as a leader.

      • @Nevar@lemmy.ml
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        13 years ago

        Is a backseat board director a leader though? They probably would have had less trouble if they just had him as an “advisor” without voting power.

    • @aab@lemmy.ml
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      Yeah, it is sad to see “inclusive” people rallying against someone who is clearly autistic, for liking to argue semantics at wrong times.

      • @BrownJenkin@lemmy.ml
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        33 years ago

        I would support anyone’s ability, neurotypical or otherwise, to express their opinions without a having a witch hunting rabble demanding their employers fire them.

  • 10_0
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    73 years ago

    No sins are forgiven or forgot on the internet

  • bruhbeans
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    -73 years ago

    The FSF has been a waste of resources for decades. They fundraise all day just to send some poor bastard in a GNU costume to Windows release parties. Seeing them choose Stallman as their hill to die on just cements how useless they already are.

  • @TheAnonymouseJoker@lemmy.ml
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    I stand with RMS on this one. Mob cancel culture is simply virtue signalling and doing Western SJW stuff.

    It simply shows these corporates, r/twoxxchromosomes tier feminists and PR culture have an axe to grind against the creator and symbol of free software movement.

    Disclaimer: before anyone thinks I am le right winger, I lean towards democratic socialism and am from India. I happen to know both white/neo nazi and Western SJW cancel cultures. I also have a credible long history on Lemmy.

      • @TheAnonymouseJoker@lemmy.ml
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        So that people like you can harass and witch hunt me based on 30% truth 70% lies style propaganda? Nope.

        Also I have not signed the letter yet, because I find neither sides fully correct. I lean towards RMS though, because he has done way more for digital freedom than any of these mob reactionaries will ever do together in the coming centuries.

        RMS has not committed any crime, so I do not find him wrong in this. One can speak whatever the hell they want as long as it is not racist, xenophobic or provoking crime.

        • Lilium
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          -23 years ago

          One can speak whatever the hell they want as long as it is not racist, xenophobic or provoking crime

          But misogyny is where you draw the line?

          • @aab@lemmy.ml
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            Oh come on, nice work twisting the words in their mouth.

            Also I’m curious where Stallman has been openly misogynistic, as opposed to just socially clueless.

            • Lilium
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              03 years ago

              Not twisting anything, just pointing out the hypocrisy in the quoted text.

              Also I’m at work, so I won’t dig in his past behavior on the internet for you now, but I am not the only one mentioning this stuff, which also had a part on RMS’s resign years ago, so there is little reason to still bring his misogyny into question today on 2021. Guy’s a boomer with some outdated boomer views, but being a boomer doesn’t excuse him for not updating his views.