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Think. Again.

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11. I agree with Azathoth...
Sun Aug 27, 2023, 03:47 PM
Aug 2023

...in reply#10.

I feel that any manifesto itself should be freely available to the public, but I don't think that means it would have to be published in any media.

Perhaps various Social Sciences educational institutions could add them to their publicly available collections to keep any official government responsibility out of it.

And of course, as public information, there should be no restrictions (or censorship) on whatever individual private media sources are allowed to publish as they see fit.

But again, they should not be forcibly published as the unabomber's was, unless there is some legit reason, like there was in the unabomber investigation.

POLL - Should Manifestos Be Published? [View all] NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 OP
not if they know who the shooter was treestar Aug 2023 #1
I'm going to say no. Maybe they have to be made public in court, but Wingus Dingus Aug 2023 #2
I feel like it would encourage others Yonnie3 Aug 2023 #3
These lone-wolf killers are the result of trump pushing racism. brush Aug 2023 #4
I have mixed feelings on this one. It does give an alert to watch whomever. But then you RKP5637 Aug 2023 #5
Many people spoke out against the Memphis shooter's manifesto being released Sympthsical Aug 2023 #6
The Gov't should never hide anything from the public... WarGamer Aug 2023 #14
Well, either way has to be uniform across the board Sympthsical Aug 2023 #18
My Thinking NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 #7
If the author wants to pay for it out of their own pocket Blue Owl Aug 2023 #8
No. Read some poetry instead? Blues Heron Aug 2023 #9
They should be made available. Not publicized or published. Azathoth Aug 2023 #10
Once it's "made available," it will be "splashed across front pages." nt LAS14 Aug 2023 #23
I agree with Azathoth... Think. Again. Aug 2023 #11
Good Idea NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 #13
I voted yes Johnny2X2X Aug 2023 #12
I had to vote yes. William769 Aug 2023 #15
The gunman wrote and shared his thoughts. That speech is already free; it does not need to be WhiskeyGrinder Aug 2023 #20
Appearently we disagree on many things. William769 Aug 2023 #21
Why? So we get more murder-suicides by self-imagined geniuses struggle4progress Aug 2023 #16
Delayed publication maybe - but not right after the shootings. MyNameIsJonas Aug 2023 #17
"Honestly I'd like to read it." Why? WhiskeyGrinder Aug 2023 #19
Comprehend NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 #24
No, because canetoad Aug 2023 #22
No, and ForgedCrank Aug 2023 #25
Kind of Agree NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 #26
Hell no - these terrorists get too much notoriety already RainCaster Aug 2023 #27
Message auto-removed Name removed Aug 2023 #28
Maybe. But not until after a long cooling-off period. Wednesdays Aug 2023 #29
I'd say no. Dr. Strange Aug 2023 #30
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