Ain't it funny..

Marcel tanuva at
Fri May 8 15:34:40 CEST 2009

Am Freitag, 8. Mai 2009 14:43:16 schrieb Dale Maggee:
> arne anka wrote:
> >> Guten Tag, Sieg Heil.
> >> ...
> >> beautiful and intelligent people in the world, and your country
> >> reflects that... :) )
> >
> > wow.
> > insulting and slimy at once!
> I'd just like to say thanks for addressing the points I make in such a
> calm and rational manner.
> If you were capable of being rational, you would have realised that I
> was referencing a totalitarian state, not a race, and then clarifying
> that I am not attempting to insult a race of people and that it's
> unfortunate that using your particular language happens to be a very
> effective way to express that. I do genuinely feel an affinity to your
> people, culture, and country.
> If you think that my being honest is being "insulting and slimy", then
> whatever. I have already recieved one off-list email from a
> deutschlander who understood exactly what I was trying to say, so that
> indicates further to me that you're just being a fanboy and not
> thinking independently or even weighing my arguments - you see my
> posts, your mind closes, and you say "troll" like a reflex. And that's
> sad.
> If you would like to suggest a more appropriate way for me to have
> expressed what I wanted to, I would very much like to hear it. Note
> however that the sarcasm used in the greeting is important to my style,
> so any suggestion you might make would have to retain that. Also it
> would want to be short and effective.
> Alternatively, you're welcome to address the issues I'm raising. Or you
> could set up an email filter and consequently STFU. All are acceptable
> to me - I'm in favour of free speech. But true free speech requires
> rational dialogue, and I'm not seeing any rational dialogue from you.


I'm sorry to contradict you (am I really?), but using Nazi slogans in such 
an affair is completely inappropriate. You may like our country as much as 
you want, still using this... deprecated language doesn't make me feel you 
really know what you're referencing there. There are WAY better examples 
for freedom of speech. This is no more rationale than you may think the 
other's contributions to be.

Yours sincerely,


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