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Re: bin/52735: Remove fortune quotes attributed to or providing admiration of Adolf Hitler
The following reply was made to PR bin/52735; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Chris Baird <cjb%brushtail.apana.org.au@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/52735: Remove fortune quotes attributed to or providing admiration of Adolf Hitler
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:36:13 +1100
> I checked our fortune cookies database, and I was appalled to notice
> that we do have the same quotes there. Apart from those quotes being
> wholly inappropriate in a list of funny quotes,
> they are probably illegal in Germany (where I now happen to live).
Germany lifted the ban on the publication of Mein Kampf in 2016.
If you're appaled that Hitler used common statesmanship to gain power
for the Nazi Party and wish to nanny other adults into not knowing this,
you're exhibiting knee-jerk malfunctional social programming.
(and then appeared in your .sig)
> Those who don't understand X
> are condemned to reinvent it. Poorly.
Chris Baird,, <cjb%brushtail.apana.org.au@localhost>
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