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The Anti-FSF Mob Has a Severe Anger Management and Hate Problem

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Summary: The people who set up the anti-FSF petition (a very loud minority bolstered by crooked media) need to sort out their own manners and foul language issues before they lecture the FSF and its founder on those things

THE thing about manners is, nobody has a monopoly on that. The same is true for "ethics" (which can be subjective in a lot of ways; morality of meat-eating, for instance, is overlooked by so many).



Those who claim to be the undisputed kings of "diversity" and "inclusion" have, in my experience, often alienated minority groups and women. These marginalised (in the context of technology) groups just don't feel like those preachers of "tolerance" speak for them; instead they serve to annoy and falsely accuse people of "intolerance", sometimes based on distortions and false pretences. Richard Stallman would be the latest target of many. He may not be the perfect scapegoat, but what the mob (boosted by corporate media) accused him of is greatly exaggerated if not outright false.

"The problem in the community isn't Stallman's political blog but a bunch of trolls looking to engineer controversy and create leadership vacuums."The above video is a relatively polite rant about a new (hours-old) blog post from the person who attacked Richard Stallman just weeks ago (even before the latest phony 'scandal' -- the so-called 'scandal' of merely returning to the institution he founded almost 36 years ago) and attempted to distort the definition of Open Source or Software Freedom. These concern-trolling opportunists who never wrote a single line of code aren't saying anything about their sponsors profiting from abuse of privacy; nor do they speak about the abhorrent patent policy which harms not only Free software developers but programmers in general.

We thus must conclude that those people are merely parasites inside the community, pretending to care about the very same thing they attack. They try to shun our charismatic leaders, they issue truly nasty threats (bordering on being a campaign of cyberbullying), and then they lecture us on "being nice..."

The problem in the community isn't Stallman's political blog but a bunch of trolls looking to engineer controversy and create leadership vacuums. We know who stands to benefit -- them and their sponsors (proprietary software and surveillance companies).

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