[ExI] I salute Elon Musk, Captain of Spaceship Earth!

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 15:01:04 UTC 2022

On Tue, Apr 26, 2022 at 4:27 PM <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:
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> Subject: [ExI] I salute Elon Musk, Captain of Spaceship Earth!
> Tesla. SpaceX. Neuralink. Now free speech (or at least fair nonpartisan
> treatment of hate speech) on Twitter. Elon deserves all his money and more.
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> Thanks for that Giulio.
> Here is a challenge to all who have a public speech platform: you don't need
> to be non-partisan, you don't even need to be fair.  Just be transparent.
> Let everyone see how you roll.  Be open.  It's what we always did here on
> this forum: transparency.

Yes. I want to see MORE free speech on Twitter, but if that is not an
option, then I want to see LESS free speech on Twitter. That is, they
should use exactly the same censorship criteria against both sides,
not only one.

> Keeping a filtering algorithm secret is
> unaccountable power, which always leads to corruption.  So... wield the
> power, accept the accountability that goes with it, be transparent.
> Way to Elon.  I still won't buy your cars, but I will cheer for those who
> do: it is solving some problems.
> Speaking of SpaceX, something that hasn't been discussed here but is
> relevant to our interests: that whole notion of fly-back first stages
> landing on their feet has a feature of great importance: it scales up.
> spike

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