Open Source Drama: Renowned MIT Scientist [Richard Stallman] Defends Epstein: Victims Were ‘Entirely Willing’

Not a good look Mr. Stallman.

This is not the place to discuss the crux of the matter, but what’s funny is the violent clash between two contemporary pieties : Stallmann being a demigod, and the #MeToo variants.

Not really sure what’s funny. A clash between someone literally defending the actions of a child abuser and child human trafficker, and victims of sexual abuse… real funny.

You might try to drop your moral grandstanding, and try to understand the various nuances of language.

Actually, your reaction doubles the fun, and illustrates perfectly what I mean when I say : it’s funny to see leftists fall flat on their faces when their contradicting pieties collide.

It’s not a joking matter, and personal attacks are not adding anything to the discussion. Please stop.

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LMAO at the idea that you could possibly think being against childhood sex trafficking and being appalled by someone literally defending child pornography is “moral grandstanding” and not really sure who in their right mind would consider Stallman a “demigod”. But alright there buddy.

Next to 100 % of regulars of privacy forums.

LMAO at the idea that you could possibly think being against childhood sex trafficking and being appalled by someone literally defending child pornography is “moral grandstanding”.

You don’t understand, do you ? There’s a difference between “being against” something, and using that as a pretext to claim the moral high ground over everybody else.

Anyway, as I said : one more proof that a tech forum is really not the place to discuss such matters.

RMS has been my idol for 20 years. Too bad that he was forced out of his office. For Microsoft, Google, etc it is very good that they got rid of RMS with this false accusation.

Stallman, on his blog, is regularly arguing that “having sex with children isn’t wrong as long as they are consenting.” - the man is a pedophile. Good riddance with him

He stepped down as head of GNU:

https://stallman.org/archives/2019-jul-oct.html#28_September_2019_(GNU_Project)

Do I consider him a demigod? Yes. Do I condone his unexplicable defense of a peophile? No.