Reply to post: "I think a Godwin exception is permissible in this case."

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jake Silver badge

"I think a Godwin exception is permissible in this case."

I don't think what Mike wrote in 1990 means what you think it means. For your education, here it is in it's entirety: "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1.".

Godwin himself further wrote "its purpose has always been rhetorical and pedagogical: I wanted folks who glibly compared someone else to Hitler to think a bit harder about the Holocaust."

Nowhere does it suggest never mentioning Hitler or Nazis. On the contrary, in fact. All it suggests is that you think before posting.

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