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06 April 2015 @ 09:22 am
How much is that puppy in the window?  
There are two kinds of puppies in the Hugo Wars, and the sad ones might wish to consider this: if you lie down with rabid puppies, you're lucky if fleas are all you wake up with. As Charlie Stross has pointed out, the most hydrophobic one says things like
It's time for the church leaders and the heads of Christian families to start learning from #GamerGate, to start learning from Sad Puppies, and start leading. Start banding together and stop accommodating the secular world in any way. Don't hire those who hate you. Don't buy from those who wish to destroy you. Don't work with those who denigrate your faith, your traditions, your morals, and your God. Don't tolerate or respect what passes for their morals and values.
In those old White Male stories John W. Campbell published in Astounding, there were characters who talked like that. They were the bad guys.
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Sarcasticia Nitpickersontisiphone on April 6th, 2015 06:08 pm (UTC)
Don't hire those who hate you. Don't buy from those who wish to destroy you. Don't work with those who denigrate your faith, your traditions, your morals, and your God.

In fact, I think this is excellent advice. I'll begin by not lending my eyeballs to the authors of this slate and those who ended up on it.
et in Arcadia egoboo: blood of christian babiesapostle_of_eris on April 7th, 2015 11:59 pm (UTC)
I have a very old personal policy to not donate to anything with a cross on it.