Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

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Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

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Re: Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

Post by Milord » Wed May 21, 2014 9:13 pm

The longer an argument goes on the internet, the probability of an analogy to Hitler or the Nazis approaches one.
Ha! So true...
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Re: Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

Post by Digg3r » Wed May 21, 2014 9:24 pm

Stephen Fry is a funny man.
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Re: Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

Post by Milord » Wed May 21, 2014 9:28 pm

I'm hooked on QI. Fry is a great host. The funny banter and wit amongst the panel is hilarious.
Anyone know when the next season starts?
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Re: Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

Post by OrangeDragon » Wed May 21, 2014 9:41 pm

Essentially: The longer and harder people argue, the more fascist in their stance they become.
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Re: Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

Post by Milord » Wed May 21, 2014 9:57 pm

I don't know why people feel they "have the right" to be offended.
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Re: Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

Post by OrangeDragon » Wed May 21, 2014 9:58 pm

they fully have the right to be offended. it's just that they don't have the right to make anyone else give two shits that they have been.
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Re: Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

Post by Soi Dog » Thu May 22, 2014 12:09 am

I start every conversation with "You are worse than Hitler !!!"...just to get Godwin's Law out of the way.
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Re: Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

Post by jonnohitler » Thu May 22, 2014 8:35 am

OrangeDragon wrote:Essentially: The longer and harder people argue, the more fascist in their stance they become.
As an aside, I don't like the contemporary misappropriation of the word 'fascist'. It gets used as a byword for intolerance of others' opinions when in actuality it means nothing of the sort.
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Re: Godwin's Law of internet arguments?

Post by EdinWigan » Thu May 22, 2014 1:52 pm

jonnohitler wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:Essentially: The longer and harder people argue, the more fascist in their stance they become.
As an aside, I don't like the contemporary misappropriation of the word 'fascist'. It gets used as a byword for intolerance of others' opinions when in actuality it means nothing of the sort.
I totally agree. I feel much the same about the aardvark. It is so much more than just the first animal in the dictionary. Before the written word it was seen, rightfully, as the proud and noble animal it is but following the work of men (I use the term lightly) such as Samuel Johnson, the noble aardvark has been misrepresented.

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Then again, some peasants out there might well see this as the natural evolution of a living language. A language that changes and adapts, to allow it to remain the stalwart of social intercourse. What do these dimwits know?

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