International Journal of Inactivism (now supplanted by Decoding SwiftHack)


Ownerific quote II

cite as: F. Bi. 2008. Ownerific quote II. Intl. J. Inact., 1:178

Source of Christopher Monckton photo: Deltoid; Source of caption idea: also Deltoid

Mark Hoofnagle, writing about how climate inactivists claim that the word “denier” is a Nazi comparison:

If a doctor confronts an alcoholic about their denial of their alcoholism, they’re not suggesting they hate Jewish people too. When a psychiatrist tells their patient they’re in denial, that’s hardly comparing them to the Nazis. When we say a public figure has issued a denial of some scandal, we’re not suggesting they advocate a new holocaust. […] It should […] be clear that holocaust denial has not ruined the word deny or denial or denier for any number of other applications — this is just another example of denialists claiming persecution after being called on their BS.

(Via Brian D.)



  1. (OTTER: no brainless spewing of talking points.)

    Comment by frankbi — 2009/12/14 @ 13:07 | Reply

  2. I checked the recent comment here to see you swatting another troll, and realized how remarkably prescient it was to use Monckton to illustrate a quote on Nazi comparisons.

    Comment by Brian D — 2009/12/14 @ 18:31 | Reply

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