In the spirit of Godwin's law - I propose Beastie's law

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Tue Nov 27 09:23:52 PST 2007

Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On Tuesday, November 27, 2007 01:19:50 -0500 "Aryeh M. Friedman" 
> <aryeh.friedman at> wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>>> Beastie's Law:
>>>   Any demand of a modification of FreeBSD or it's website
>>> using political incorrectness as the justification is automatically
>>> wrong.
>> Political Incorrectness is very subjective though.   In some circles
>> for example immigrants are "foreign born" and using the correct term
>> is "wrong".
> Could we please dump this crap from the questions list and carry it 
> forward on the chat list, where it belongs?  It's getting very old.

How about a law describing the time it takes for someone to start 
complaining that thread XYZ needs to be moved elsewhere where it truly 
belongs, thus both voicing their dislike of the thread and still 
prolonging and contributing to the noise at the same time?



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