This may be true for hardcore f-word, a-word and m-word expressions ... but come on: The expressions "saltyp" used up there were rather harmless. The puritan comments here are really ridiculous.pappfer wrote: I don't like to see swear words in any forum and I wouldn't like my children to see them either.
Spare me your condescending compassion, yes?pappfer wrote: I think it's sad..
And how about you stop offending people who don't believe? Telling someone "... it's sad ... " is exactly that: An offense. You demand "please don't offend us" and yet you yourself display no respect.pappfer wrote: but even if you do, please don't offend people who believe.
Oh now you speak for the entire community too? Here is news for you: You don't. Not even Linus Torvalds would claim such a thing. We're a diverse bunch and some may believe something or others may not believe it. The point is that the comment that "saltyp" posted up there is all in all rather harmless and the puritan comments here about "using God's name in vain ... " are totally exaggerated. All he did is praise Linux Mint. You people might want to take off your puritan glasses for a second and just try and see other people's postings in that light. Instead of turning everything into a Jihad against your oh so offended invisible God that you people so feverishly believe in.pappfer wrote: I really think that these kind of posts what you wrote guys just don't fit here at all and reflects negatively on Linux community.
scorp123 wrote:Spare us your superstition, yes?andrew5859 wrote: especially using Gods' name in vain..
Canadian wrote:Actually your puritan comment makes you look stupid. You should grow up and stop believing in invisible men in the sky...
scorp123 wrote:pappfer wrote: but even if you do, please don't offend people who believe.
And how about you stop offending people who don't believe? Telling someone "... it's sad ... " is exactly that: An offense. You demand "please don't offend us" and yet you yourself display no respect.
BubbaBlues wrote:Don't let the door hit you in the ass on the way out.
I don't care about other people's beliefs for as long as they don't tell others what they should believe or not. Live and let live. It's always your camp that starts those discussions and then resorts to ad hominem attacks. What's next? Threats about your invisible God shooting arrows of lightning at me?BubbaBlues wrote:scorp123 why don't you just shut the hell up and take your ignorant ass outa here if you're so damned offended and frightened over people's beliefs.
Aging Technogeek wrote:Can we please move the religious arguments to another forum? This topic is supposed to be about the release of Mint 9. If anyone runs across something that offends them in any post, please report it instead of arguing about it.
Others are trying to read and post to this topic about things that are on topic and this back and forth over a simple word that could have been reported to the moderators and edited out in 30 seconds is interfering with their right to post on topic.
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