Alright David Pakman!
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@JohnJClimateMarcher Oh, does he still host despicable people on his show in order to "expose them" (as if they need the exposure)? He's had various racists, homophobes, and a group of *extreme* trolls who would single you, me, or anyone out just for typing their name. Worst of all, he interviewed anti-Semite Glenn Miller, who was later convicted of killing people at the Overland Park Jewish Community Center. I certainly hope he doesn't give a platform to people like that anymore.
From what I gather, he has been able to convert some of their audience or following with his reasonable tone, composure in the face of attacks, and logic. I think his approach is geared towards deprogramming cultists and reaching those on the fence or who may be feeling ill at ease with their "in-group".
It's not always successful.
I hope he doesn't give a platform to neo-Nazis and blatant racists anymore, either.
Btw, what do you think of Joe Rogan?
He's outright admitted that he has people on for what I guess you could call the audio equivalent of "clickbait."
I, personally, prefer not to give a platform to Nazis and hate groups, either, or I wouldn't have my own instance here.
Joe Rogan isn't anything I want to waste my limited time on now or any other day.
I'm sure Nat has her own opinions.
@TonyStark one of the things I appreciate about you, my friend, is that you put your money where your mouth is, quite literally, and have created this no-Nazi, pro-Democratic and pro-democracy space (though a Mastodon instance cannot be run as a democracy or anarchist collective and needs an administrator, so people who do not like this one can find a more suitable one in the fediverse, which is a democratic thing). @JohnJClimateMarcher @NatashaRomanoff
It’s definitely a Beatles day, between this and your bio, @TonyStark!
Tony is my first friend from the birdsite resistance. Who else was despairing in 2016 or 2017 at the prospect of the orange menace? We followed a character who said something we liked, made a friend, created a new account name. Here we are on resistance.social now!
The Beatles aren't on the radio as much as when I was young and I don't have my mom's records, but I've always loved them. #SongOfTheDay
Eventually, I contacted Tony and it's been a real inspiration and source of motivation for my activism.
Everything needs a good leader and we are fortunate to have one.
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