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First, I would exactly like to thank Lisa Katayama and BoingBoing for composing what exactly is an extremely thoughtful, relaxed and (mostly) reasonable piece for a social occurrence that is often treated with either moral hysteria, snide, condescending “cooler-than-thou” or both. This article’s even-handed method of a topic that is difficult reminded me personally a bit of a “This US Life” piece; i could completely hear Ira Glass narrating it.
Having said that, i need to echo the thoughts of most of the commenters right right right here, like BookGuy whom sums up my issue using the article completely: “I became just a little saddened to look at folks who are thinking about a intimate part with this called ‘these miscreants’ within the article. “
At the least since i acquired in to the fandom during the early 00s, and perchance because the start, there has been both of these teams playing a distressing tug-of-war over it. Continue Reading