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This argument was never about GM - indeed, at least two people have
expressed their appreciation of Mann's postings strictly on GM. It was about
his hate-speech.
Mandi
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From: "Louis R. Godena" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 2:26 AM
Subject: Re: Mann now Moderated


> Well, I, for one, do not think this move wise or necessary.  There is a
> substantial body of opinion on the Left that does not view the production
of GM
> food with quite the jaundiced eye that is so in evidence here.  And Mr
Mann is
> well within his rights to protest at the more egregious idiocies of
'political
> correctness' that have plagued progressive thought for the better part of
forty
> years.  And, anyway, the best antidote to wrongheadedness among fellow
leftists
> is debate, not expulsion.  Unless of course one happens to be a class
enemy or
> an agent of forces seeking to restore the power of the exploiting class:-)
>
> Louis Godena
>
>
> Quoting Michael H Goldhaber <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> > I have placed RM on the status that his posts must be reviewed by me
> > before publication. I have never done this before, and did it now
> > reluctantly. We will have to see how it works out in practice.
> >
> > Best,
> > Michael
> >
> >
>
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