The house argument is a little bit of a straw man. With the proper badge a person can come into your house, seize your property, put you in jail and hold you there without bail and without providing you legal counsel. That's just in America, not sure about other parts of the world.We're talking about legal authority here, right?
No one is forced to pay ioi anything to be here. True. You do have to spend time to be here. As you get older you'll find that it becomes more important to invest wisely.
To use your reasoning about "a better community", what does your "bitching" here accomplish? Should anybody be influenced by what you have to say? Do you have a right to say it?
Those are poor counters to my supposed straw man. Now this is just turning into a debate for the hell of debate, so I'll make this my last post in this thread.
A police officer can indeed come into my house and do what he wants, he has legal authority to do that. But nobody here is the equivalent of internet police. Nobody here can force ioi's hand. That argument is just silly.
Time is money, but that's also a contrived arguement. By that notion I can demand anything of anyone that I spend time with. I could make the choice to go spend my time with some friends, but I would be a huge jackass to show up and tell them that their conversation is stupid, they had better do something better because they are wasting the investment of my time that I have spent on them. If I spent my time at somebody's house and demanded that they make it worth my while I would be kicked out. Now I do have the option of spending my time in some other way without making demands of others.
I am not bitching at the rules saying they are unjust and making demands that they should be changed. So yes as long as ioi or the head mod says that I have the right to say it, I do.
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