Subject: Re: Stalin is not a cool name for software
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1998/11/30
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Vere)
|    Erik, please explain to everyone why Stalin is cool for killing
| millions, [self-serving moronic drivel deleted]

  that wasn't what I said, and you know it.

  the only _important_ property of evils of the past is that they not be
  repeated in the future, in any way, shape, or form.  by refusing to
  accept humor about past evils, you lend them an importance they do not
  deserve and which will ultimately destroy your _own_ future, while those
  of us who can distinguish what we learn from the lessons where we learn
  it, can hope to find a future that doesn't need to have reruns of past
  evils with new names as the only difference just because some _morons_
  can't learn from the past.

  it's people like you who keep the wars going on in the world, long after
  any possible perpetrators are dead, buried, and irrelevant to the future.

  shut up, get over whatever your problem is, and go write som Lisp code.

  The Microsoft Dating Program -- where do you want to crash tonight?