Well so what if it is? The last thing the humanity needs is thought police determining which ideas are allowed to be expressed and which must be suppressed. Let the Nazi lovers proclaim themselves. Much better to have them out in the open so you know who they are, rather than brewing up trouble out of sight.Lyichir said:...someone whose interest in that particular part of history is less wholesome. And it's not always just one or the other—sometimes the line between recreating scenes of war and glorifying it is extremely blurry.
Just because you do doesn't mean everyone else should have to. Here is a CLASSIC EXAMPLE of how "well-intended" censorship and attempted prior restraint on expression is just total BS:Lyichir said:It's a big part of why I have little interest in a lot of custom items, since so much of it represents subjects I'd rather keep separate from my Lego hobby.
Lego announced Wednesday it’s reversing a conversational policy it had in place.
Previously, the company asked customers buying its toy bricks in bulk what they were using them for, although that will no longer be the case, the BBC reported.
The reason for the change has to do with Chinese artist and political dissident, Ai Weiwei, who accused Lego of censorship in October when the company wouldn’t sell bricks to him for an art project. He ultimately ended up using fake bricks and made Lego’s refusal public.
But the company said Wednesday it didn’t want to implement guidelines that “could result in misunderstandings or be perceived as inconsistent,” according to a statement published on its website.
The statement continues, “As of January 1st, the LEGO Group no longer asks for the thematic purpose when selling large quantities of LEGO bricks for projects. Instead, the customers will be asked to make it clear—if they intend to display their LEGO creations in public—that the LEGO Group does not support or endorse the specific projects.”
Never used Facebook, so not sure what the choices are for "status". But if I had to pick one, it would be, "Spent way too damned much on Legos this month."Si_UKNZ said:If this were facebook for Lego, what would your status be today?
Hey, at least your thirft stores HAVE Legos.datsunrobbie said:^That's where I run into problems at the local thrift stores.