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Re: encrypted anonymous traffic

On Wed, 18 Aug 1993 12:20:51 -0400, "Perry E. Metzger" <[email protected]> said:

>I'm sorry, but its completely irrational to prefer to be killed by an
>explosive over getting email from someone you hate. This insane notion
>that words are somehow worse than physical blows has to stop.

I'm sure glad you wrote this.  It's about time some common sense got
injected into this thread.  

>It leads to insane conclusions, among others, the conclusion that we
>must all be restricted in our speech at all times lest we offend
>other's feelings. 

And I'm glad you pointed this out.  I hadn't looked at it this way,
but I see now it's a clear extension from the "words are worse than
bombs" philosophy.