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It's important to consider the wishes of the victim, Richard Stallman. by Injustice 09/17/2019, 10:45pm PDT
If Stallman wouldn't want a faculty member fucking an underage slave characterized as sexual assault, I doubt he'd want a student's rant on a public blogging platform characterized as a hit piece, either. You're just diverting focus away from what should be the main thrust of this thread: that MIT's sex ed department isn't doing enough to help nerds learn about sex and the opposite gender.

The announcement of the Friday event does an injustice to Marvin
Minsky:
“deceased AI ‘pioneer’ Marvin Minsky (who is accused of assaulting
one of Epstein’s victims [2])”
The injustice is in the word “assaulting”. The term “sexual assault”
is so vague and slippery that it facilitates accusation inflation:
taking claims that someone did X and leading people to think of it as
Y, which is much worse than X.
The accusation quoted is a clear example of inflation. The reference
reports the claim that Minsky had sex with one of Epstein’s harem.
(See https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/9/20798900/marvin-minsky-jeffrey-epstein-sex-trafficking-island-court-records-unsealed.)
Let’s presume that was true (I see no reason to disbelieve it).
The word “assaulting” presumes that he applied force or violence, in
some unspecified way, but the article itself says no such thing.
Only that they had sex.
We can imagine many scenarios, but the most plausible scenario is that
she presented herself to him as entirely willing. Assuming she was
being coerced by Epstein, he would have had every reason to tell her
to conceal that from most of his associates.
I’ve concluded from various examples of accusation inflation that it
is absolutely wrong to use the term “sexual assault” in an accusation.
Whatever conduct you want to criticize, you should describe it with a
specific term that avoids moral vagueness about the nature of the
criticism.


Does Richard Stallman have a twitter? We should offer him the TDARCOS chair.
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Richard Stallman gets #metoo'ed by blackwater 09/16/2019, 10:33pm PDT NEW
    His only crime was lecturing young girls about sex instead of computer shit. by Injustice 09/17/2019, 1:59am PDT NEW
        Haha this part by Too scared to not be an anon 09/17/2019, 6:04am PDT NEW
        Yeah no by THE LOCUST 09/17/2019, 5:03pm PDT NEW
            Really bad by MIT Gender Studies Lab 09/17/2019, 6:56pm PDT NEW
                It's important to consider the wishes of the victim, Richard Stallman. by Injustice 09/17/2019, 10:45pm PDT NEW
                    Mr. Stallman, we are prepared to offer you a career as a Caltrops poster by blackwater 09/18/2019, 12:03pm PDT NEW
                        Someone tweet at him. Bring him in. by Yaris 09/18/2019, 3:40pm PDT NEW
                            Bad news. He doesn't have social media. Maybe we can book him? by Ichabod 09/30/2019, 9:55am PDT NEW
    Linux Weekly News weighs in on Stallman's cancellation by blackwater 09/29/2019, 12:40am PDT NEW
        Re: Linux Weekly News weighs in on Stallman's cancellation by Ulrachi 09/29/2019, 11:09am PDT NEW
            Finding a sweetheart by GNU/Repellant 09/29/2019, 3:16pm PDT NEW
    Stallman is now homeless, according to 4chan by dr. no 09/29/2019, 9:42pm PDT NEW
 
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