Thoughts On Stallman Drama
I find it’s often the case that behind instances of mass-stupidity there is great “intelligence” at work.
For example, why would a mob call Stallman (of all people) “racist”, “sexist”, “transphobic” and a “pedophile”? I could be wrong, but AFAICT he is none of those things, and the mob provided no supporting evidence.
I’m not denying the claims that Stallman might have clumsily attempted to date younger women, or that once he absent-mindedly ate something off of his foot during a lecture, or that people claim he pointed and shouted (in jest) "A GIRL!" during a male-dominated conference. You've probably done odd things too if you've lived long enough. None of those past behaviors seem to warrant (to me) the massive outcry and demand for his ostracization and ouster from the board of the FSF. And it's been categorically debunked by multiple people that he ever, in any way, defended Jeffrey Epstein. He very clearly called for him to be punished and imprisoned.
It’s interesting t