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Re: Top or bottom posting; does it really matter? [message #411347 is a reply to message #411336] Tue, 28 September 2021 17:41 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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On Tue, 28 Sep 2021 13:12:17 GMT, usenet@only.tnx (Questor) wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Sep 2021 21:45:47 -0400, J. Clarke <jclarke.873638@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 27 Sep 2021 18:24:08 -0500, D.J. <chucktheouch@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> <headstone255@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>> On 27/09/2021 20:35, Andreas Kohlbach wrote:
>>>> > On Sun, 26 Sep 2021 20:51:37 +0100, gareth evans wrote:
>>>> >>
>>>> >> In groups.io, a similar facility to usenet, top posting predominates.
>>>> >
>>>> > Probably in comp.* or alt.*. If you top post in de.* (you also need to
>>>> > write in German for that) they roast you. Not just politely replying like
>>>> > here. If you don't comply by day 3 or 4 you'll end up in about
>>>> > everybody's killfile.
>>>>
>>>> I don't object to being in the killfiles of small-minded
>>>> Usenet wokes.
>>>
>>> Woke basically means your head isn't inserted into your buttocks.
>>
>> This is true, woke means that your buttocks have descended around your
>> head.
>
> Unfortunately, the term "woke" is being smeared by conservatives, and there's
> not clear clear consensus on what it means to liberals. That being said, what's
> wrong with treating people of different sexual orientations, or racial and
> cultural backgrounds, with the basic respect due any human being? What's wrong
> with addressing people in the manner they wish to be addressed? What's wrong
> with being upset at humor made at the expense of people in some minority, or
> that perpetuates negative stereotypes? What's wrong with condeming statements
> that belittle or denigrate others?
>
> It seems to me that not all, but most of the people complaining about "wokeness"
> are upset at being called out for acting like an asshole.

I fully agree.
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