1997-01-22 - Re: Thoughts re moderation, filtering, and name changes

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From: hjk <hjk@ddorf.rhein-ruhr.de>
To: Dale Thorn <dthorn@gte.net>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-01-22 20:25:18 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 22 Jan 1997 12:25:18 -0800 (PST)

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From: hjk <hjk@ddorf.rhein-ruhr.de>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 1997 12:25:18 -0800 (PST)
To: Dale Thorn <dthorn@gte.net>
Subject: Re: Thoughts re moderation, filtering, and name changes
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On Mon, 20 Jan 1997, Dale Thorn wrote:

> hjk wrote:
> > I wonder who is so brainless, not to understand what's going on.
> > Do you really think the subscribers are pure Idiots?
> Well, Heinz.  You live in a country full of people, ordinary people,
> variously called the hoi polloi, the sheeple, the unwashed masses,
> and other interesting names.
> Now whatever you think of your fellow citizens, or even those of the
> USA (to name an example), I'm sure is OK on whatever basis you apply
> your judgement.  But I guarantee you that the people on the cypherpunks
> list are no more or less intelligent than the people who vegetate in
> front of their TV sets every day, right there where you live, in all
> probability. If you believe that your fellow citizens vote intelligently,
> then I respond that cypherpunks vote intelligently.  What do you think?

Well, I thought cypherpunks claim to be elite.

Heinz-Juergen Keller