Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 31st Mar 2014 23:45 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones

For the Internet community, the principles of free speech and equal rights are foundational. But in recent days, those issues are clashing at Mozilla, the nonprofit foundation and tech company behind the Firefox browser.

At issue is Brendan Eich, a co-founder of Mozilla, inventor of the much used Javascript programming language and the newly appointed CEO of the company. Eich made a $1,000 donation to the campaign for California's Proposition 8, which defined marriage as only between a man and a woman. The donation had come to light in 2012, but fizzled.

Opposing same-sex marriage is no different than opposing interracial marriage. As a Dutchman, it baffles me that an organisation like Mozilla appointed a man with such medieval ideas.

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RE[5]: Are you serious?
by roracle on Tue 1st Apr 2014 10:08 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Are you serious?"
roracle
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2009-05-14

I'm sorry, abortion...regarding this, if the child growing inside a woman is female, doesn't that female fetus have the right to say what happens to her body? NO because jerks keep saying women can kill their babies. Baby killers are evil. Evil evil. There is REASON to get abortion, but since the majority of abortions are NOT for those good reasons, then supporting loosy goosey abortions is supporting the killing of children. Sorry you think it's woman hating to be against abortion, but I actually would like to see the streets filled with children having fun, not these "poor me I got prego" jerks who go get aborted because a night of fun is more important than their own child.

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RE[6]: Are you serious?
by jal_ on Tue 1st Apr 2014 10:48 in reply to "RE[5]: Are you serious?"
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2006-11-02

I'm sorry, abortion...regarding this, if the child growing inside a woman is female, doesn't that female fetus have the right to say what happens to her body? NO because jerks keep saying women can kill their babies. Baby killers are evil. Evil evil.

Yeah, let's not have emotions running the show, right? Fact is, a foetus is not a baby. It's a blob of cells that may, one day, be capable of sustaining itself, and you may call that a baby. But whether you like it or not, that foetus is, technically, a parasite leaching from its mother's body, as it has no means of surviving on its own, at all. Infanticide is a whole different ballgame, and not directly linked to abortion.

There is REASON to get abortion, but since the majority of abortions are NOT for those good reasons,

So you are to judge what is a good reason for doing something or not? The only good reason for getting an abortion is whether or not the woman carrying the foetus wants to continue carrying it, or not.

then supporting loosy goosey abortions is supporting the killing of children.

No, again, a foetus is not a child. You can call it a child all you want, but that would be framing the issue. If you build a house, and someone destroys the foundation before the walls are up, you can't claim they destroyed your house.

Sorry you think it's woman hating to be against abortion,

It is. It's putting a foetus' rights over a woman's rights. It's making women into incubators.

but I actually would like to see the streets filled with children having fun,

You think children are having fun, when their mother or parents don't want it? Child abuse is far higher for unwanted pregnancies than wanted ones. Not to mention that "the inability to sustain a child" is probably not a "good reason" for you to have an abortion. So then you'd have a neglected starving child. Care to bet how happy they are?

not these "poor me I got prego" jerks who go get aborted because a night of fun is more important than their own child.

Right, misogyny at its worst. Any women that has an abortion is having one because they had a night of fun and got pregnant. I bet you think as well that every girl raped had it coming.

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RE[6]: Are you serious?
by NicePics13 on Tue 1st Apr 2014 11:21 in reply to "RE[5]: Are you serious?"
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2009-06-08

the majority of abortions are NOT for those good reasons

BREAKING NEWS Mozilla CEO eats babies to improve JavaScript performance

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RE[7]: Are you serious?
by Soulbender on Tue 1st Apr 2014 11:23 in reply to "RE[6]: Are you serious?"
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2005-08-18

BREAKING NEWS Mozilla CEO eats babies to improve JavaScript performance


That would totally be worth it.

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