[ExI] Cory Massimino on advocating police abolition

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 20:02:11 UTC 2020

On Aug 7, 2020, at 3:13 AM, John Clark via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2020 at 1:07 AM Rafal Smigrodzki via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>>> >> Because the phrase "defund the police" is suddenly all in the news and is basically a good idea,
>> > ### "Privatize the police", "Reform the police", "Make police great again" might be good ideas but "Defund the police" is just stupid.
>  Abolishing the police is stupid and advocated only by crackpots, but I specifically said "Defunding the police is not the same as abolishing the police".

And you still haven’t responded to why you thought Cory Massimino confused abolition with defunding. I’m guessing you haven’t and won’t ever read his piece. Your empirical stance stops at actually reading what he actually wrote, no?


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