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See this recent interview with him, he addresses this topic and shows he changed his mind.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/17/richard_stallman_in...

> The guy has a long history endorsing pedophillia.

This is a big accusation, do you have source to back this up?




As long as you can show you have changed your mind, should nothing you have said before matter?

I agree with the principle of people being able to change their minds and we should accommodate that, but I also have a hard time giving a huge credit when a 66 year old man says that contrary to everything he's written on the subject, he has recently learned that having sex with children is wrong.


>As long as you can show you have changed your mind, should nothing you have said before matter?

If changing doesn't have any benefits, would anyone change?

I'm not saying there should be no lasting repurcussions for such behavior, but when someone admits they are wrong, it should matter.

If admitting they were wrong doesn't matter, then it doesn't make any sense for them to do it.


I agree, it should always matter. How much it matters would certainly depend on things like that. So on that scale, it would take a lot more than "I've now learned that sex with children is actually wrong" before I consider that person redeemed. But that's just me.




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