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Fuck China

Free Hong Kong. Free the Muslim Uighurs from Chinese oppression.

Fuck Apple for removing the HKmap.live app and lying about why. Fuck the NBA's appeasement of China. Fuck Blizzard for banning the Hong Kong Hearthstone player. Fuck Chinese censorship and its Western accomplices.

Fuck the Chinese government. They are tyrannical communists. Mao Zedong was evil. The 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre was evil.


Elliot Temple on October 10, 2019

Comments (11)


Anonymous at 6:45 AM on October 11, 2019 | #13772 | reply | quote

have you ever looked up and to the left? what do you see?


Anonymous at 6:57 AM on October 11, 2019 | #13773 | reply | quote

Blizzard is not responsible for the nature of the Chinese government. For them to sell video games which is their moral purpose they must cooperate with the Chinese government to access their market. They exist to sell a product and protect their bottom line.


Anonymous at 9:24 PM on November 13, 2019 | #14322 | reply | quote

#14322

It's not *only* about the bottom line, at any cost.

> “I’m sorry, Mr. Roark, but the board will not re-open the question for further debate. It was final. I can only ask you to state whether you agree to accept the commission on our terms or not. I must admit that the board has considered the possibility of your refusal. In which case, the name of another architect, one Gordon L. Prescott, has been mentioned most favorably as an alternative. But I told the board that I felt certain you would accept.”

> He waited. Roark said nothing.

> “You understand the situation, Mr. Roark?”

> “Yes,” said Roark. His eyes were lowered. He was looking down at the drawings.

> “Well?”

> Roark did not answer.

> “Yes or no, Mr. Roark?”

> Roark’s head leaned back. He closed his eyes.

> “No,” said Roark.

> After a while the chairman asked:

> “Do you realize what you’re doing?”

> “Quite,” said Roark.

> “Good God!” Weidler cried suddenly. “Don’t you know how big a commission this is? You’re a young man, you won’t get another chance like this. And ... all right, damn it all, I’ll say it! You need this! I know how badly you need it!”

> Roark gathered the drawings from the table, rolled them together and put them under his arm.

> “It’s sheer insanity!” Weidler moaned. “I want you. We want your building. >You need the commission. Do you have to be quite so fanatical and selfless about it?”

> “What?” Roark asked incredulously.

> “Fanatical and selfless.”

> Roark smiled. He looked down at his drawings. His elbow moved a little, pressing them to his body. He said:

> “That was the most selfish thing you’ve ever seen a man do.”


N at 6:15 AM on November 14, 2019 | #14334 | reply | quote

#14334 Quoting a work of fiction unironically as a response. A parody website could not do better than this. :')


Anonymous at 9:13 AM on November 14, 2019 | #14336 | reply | quote

#14336

> Quoting a work of fiction unironically as a response.

I assume you are not familiar with Objectivism? Most people on this site are familiar with Objectivism and curi is an Objectivist.

*The Fountainhead* is a novel written by Ayn Rand. The book's hero, Howard Roark, is a representation of how someone that has fully understood Objectivism would act living one's life.


N at 10:35 AM on November 14, 2019 | #14338 | reply | quote

#14338 Your response is irrational. If that anon recognizes the character from the fiction novel, then he is aware of what book it is from, and possibly who wrote it. Why would you think you are convincing anyone with your response?

You don't address the criticism of quoting a work of fiction as a bad response by giving more details about the background of the author of said work of fiction.

You need to explain why it is relevant and how it contradicts the fact that Blizzard's sole responsibility is to make a profit, and how capitalism will inevitably lead to corporations kissing the boots of China.

Objectivism is nonsense anyway, but that's irrelevant here.


The best Anon at 11:11 AM on November 14, 2019 | #14339 | reply | quote

#14334 Blizzard is not compromising on their principles by dealing with China the US already violates their rights.


Anonymous at 2:23 PM on November 14, 2019 | #14343 | reply | quote

> If that anon recognizes the character from the fiction novel, then he is aware of what book it is from, and possibly who wrote it.

Anon's answer did not indicate anon knowing much about the relationship between FH and Objectivism. One can know *about* Ayn Rand without knowing anything about Objectivism. Actually, that seems to be very common.

> You need to explain why it is relevant and how it contradicts the fact that Blizzard's sole responsibility is to make a profit, and how capitalism will inevitably lead to corporations kissing the boots of China.

Blizzard can make a profit even if they chose not to pander to chinese officials and justify their censorship.

Blizz relies on capitalistic functions but act in ways that lead to it's very destruction. If Blizz understood capitalism they would stand up to totalitarian statism. Capitalism only works under freedom.


N at 3:22 PM on November 14, 2019 | #14344 | reply | quote

#14344 Blizzard would be sacrificing not only profit but they would not be able to sell video games to the Chinese it is in their self-interest to comply with the Chinese government. They are not responsible for the nature of the Chinese government.


Anonymous at 3:34 PM on November 14, 2019 | #14345 | reply | quote

#14344 Blizzard has nothing to gain from giving them a platform they can't change the Chinese government.


Anonymous at 3:36 PM on November 14, 2019 | #14346 | reply | quote

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