On 2014-09-22 09:45:40, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 03:01:29PM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
>>The discussions about "humor" concern members of one group making "jokes"
>>about members of a less privileged group. For example if a woman makes a joke
>>about men or a non-white person makes a joke about whites then it's not a
>>problem. But the reverse would be a problem.
> How 'bout this: I was taught that the only safe way to make a joke in
> front of a mixed audience is to make a joke about *yourself*. If you
> offend yourself in the process, well, that's on you.
> The idea that jokes in debian will only be allowed against groups that
> some quasi-official body determines to be "fair game" is so offensive
> that I'm not sure if it was trolling.
Unless it's jokes about hairy, white, male, socially ackward and debian
oh wait. those are a minority group outside of this echo chamber. ;)
i agree with you. :)
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