All the more proof that "hate speech" laws only apply to speech that whoever is in power thinks is hateful, not actual hate or bigotry. Don't give them that subjective power unless you want it used against the meek and powerless.

hearing over now. I'm feeling pretty reassured. With one or two notable exceptions, the justices didn't seem inclined to take 's bullshit.

Lmao. The lawyer in this case is arguing that the moderation and sorting algorithms aren't expressive.

If that were true, I'd have no problem signing up for Truth Social.

jurisprudence, in its simplest form, can be analogized as the crazy hobo delivering sermons on the street:

You're free to voice any opinion you want.
But you can't force anyone to listen to you.
And you're not entitled to use anyone else's megaphone.

In other words, you have a free speech right to scream into the void, and the rest of us have a free speech right to decide if we give enough of a shit to listen.

In other news, 27 states have banded together to sue Dungeons & Dragons for promoting witchcraft, 35 states have banded together to sue "rock & roll" music for "promoting impure thoughts and glamorizing drug use", and Boston & Cleveland have banded together to sue "all sports" for "intentionally dividing the nation."


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Thirty-three states have banded together to sue Facebook and Instagram’s parent company, Meta, accusing it of building and operating platforms that...

Look, I get that marginalized communities are scared of the increase in far-right and outright fascist rhetoric, but enacting fascist laws to fight fascists is never going to be a good fucking idea.

The answer is not giving the government (which has fascists in it!) more power. The answer is and making sure that our arguments for inclusivity are more convincing than their arguments for hate.

Okay, I'm not usually one for posts, but here goes:

I grew up in the very conservative American Midwest and then moved to on my 18th birthday.

I love building more than I love playing them. I started my career with working on their first game (what later became the UFC series). I've since gone indie and released two by myself: (, a big game still in Early Access, and (, a little game built around the idea of gameplay driving music. I also released a fun little demo for a while back called (

I'm still building more games (and working on uFactory!) while paying the bills with drier work, hoping to eventually release a game that can grasp a chunk of the zeitgeist.

On here, I'll mostly be debating , (largely in the context of 's ), and general . My political leaning can most closely be described as "left-libertarian". I.e. Everyone deserves , consistent with the policy. I registered as a on January 7th, 2021.

Feel free to reach out. I'm happy to debate anyone in good faith.

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