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GNU means GNU's Not U: Stallman insists he's still Chief GNUisance while 18 maintainers want him out as leader

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So you think people who are downright stupid or offensive should be put in charge of things?

Not at all (although they frequently are regardless!).

However, I do expect everybody, including those who are smart, sensitive, and socially engaged, to occasionally do and say downright stupid and offensive things. I also fully expect the views and attitudes which used to be common and completely acceptable to sometimes be recognized as downright stupid and offensive as time goes on.

The offensive and stupid actions and statements need to be challenged and corrected, but the complete annihilation of the person's character and professional legacy is almost never the proportionate or appropriate response.

So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her. -- John 8:7

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