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Another Day, Another Public Apology. Are They Even Worth It?
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Jonah Hill said “faggot” or some derivation thereof about 800 times in “Superbad.” Context is everything, of course, so when Hill used the word, not to make us laugh, but rather to hurt a member of the paparazzi – who was no doubt thrilled upon the word’s utterance – he suddenly became indebted to society. So Hill made the rounds on television’s couches, offering near teary-eyed and seemingly heartfelt apologies for letting slip one of the most reviled words in the English language. It was easy to take his sincerity at face value, as Hill is a long time proponent of equal rights for the LGBTQ community. More

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04-03-2014-Brendan-Eich
Mozilla CEO: how far does ‘slippery slope’ argument go?
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Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigned on Thursday amid controversy surrounding his $1,000 contribution to an anti-gay marriage campaign, Proposition 8, in California back in 2008. Predictably, the Internet has processed the story through the independently operated left and right hemispheres of its brain, with one side praising the tech company for distancing itself from a highly qualified businessman with divisive personal convictions while the other has decried the pressure on Eich as an infringement of his right to free speech. More