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FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 10:04 am

I am very disapointed that Wilmott.com joins FSU. A red flag is Toby Young and his defense of eugenics. Also he is a member of Quillette.com which has
a neo-nazi racial agenda.
 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 11:11 am

I am very disapointed that Wilmott.com joins FSU. A red flag is Toby Young and his defense of eugenics. Also he is a member of Quillette.com which has
a neo-nazi racial agenda.
What is FSU?
 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 11:31 am

 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 11:36 am

Interesting product, business model. I doubt it will get off the ground.Need a lot of stamina.
Seriously, any organisation that wants to ban talking about soccer in the workplace can't be all bad.

Looks like a cosy club for grumpy, white, Conservative, middle-aged men. BTW have you noticed how on edge Toby is? What went wrong? And why quote Orwell?? 

Why not put freedom of speech into the constitution and be done with it? QED
Tthe UK does not have freedom of speech. At least not in the same way that e.g., the US does in its first amendment. The UK did incorporate the European Convention on Human Rights into law in 1998, and this guarantees the Freedom of Expression. But there are a large number of exceptions.


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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 12:03 pm

@FM If that bizarre link is your idea of a “proof” then you might want to rethink that career in maths!

@Cuch I would dispute the grumpy!
 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 12:08 pm

@FM If that bizarre link is your idea of a “proof” then you might want to rethink that career in maths!

@Cuch I would dispute the grumpy!
Ok, I was thinking more of Sir Bob Geldof.
One thing for sure: vino rosso and social media don't mix.
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 12:13 pm

Well Quillette have a neo-nazi agenda with their defense of engenics. Young is a white supremacist and attended a neo-nazi eugenics conference in London.
 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 12:18 pm

@FM If that bizarre link is your idea of a “proof” then you might want to rethink that career in maths!

Bluff.

This is what Toby wrote. A six-year old can understand it.

https://quadrant.org.au/magazine/2015/09/fall-meritocracy/

Aka it's documented!
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 12:31 pm

I suggest someone starts a eugenics thread!

Stay here if you want to discuss free speech.
 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 12:50 pm

Free speech with white supremacists? Do birds of a feather really flock together?
 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 1:02 pm

You say these things about people who probably don’t care what you think. And are robust enough not to bother suing you for defamation.

But it didn’t take you long to get to the classic “I believe in free speech provided you agree with me.”
 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 1:09 pm

Do birds of a feather really flock together?

instead of staying, I made a mistake by joing a organisation founded by a while supremacist under the cover of free speech, you make your case worse
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 1:14 pm

You haven’t had the pleasure of being sued for defamation have you?!

So, please also start a white supremacy thread!
 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 20th, 2020, 11:45 pm

This probably would not be my first choice of crowd to hang out with, but on balance I'd come down on the side of free speech. 
 
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Re: FSU, Toby Young, Eugenics & Wilmott.com

February 21st, 2020, 12:12 am

I have similar thoughts about Amendments one and two. If it's both or neither then I'd rather have both.

Shame that the discussions of white supremacy and eugenics fizzled out. But if you start with defamation there are limits to how seriously you can be taken. 
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