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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Is Stallman nuts?


From: Adrienne G. Thompson
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Is Stallman nuts?
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 15:59:41 -0500

On Sun, Sep 15, 2019 at 3:45 PM Thomas Lord <address@hidden> wrote:

> I wanted to express my strong agreement with this, from Adrienne G.
> Thompson, part very strongly:
>
> "The fact that a young woman might have presented herself as "willing"
> does not absolve the alleged offender of rape if he knew - or in the case
> of someone of Minsky's stature where it would be inferred that he "had a
> duty to know" - that she was underage."
>
> I would also say that beyond any question of law, men trying to raise
> funds and socially network, who find themselves at a lavish, high-money
> event, surrounded by women significantly below their age and acting in
> these highly sexualized ways ought to be enough to stop those men from
> participating further.  I believe the culture at MIT (and Stanford), and
> the individual men, are rightly due lots of criticism and perhaps in some
> cases prosecution.
>
> So, thanks Adrienne for opening that line of discussion.
>

And thank you Thomas Lord.

Adrienne
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