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[–]useless_aether 4 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 2 fun -  (4 children)

hey i was also banned for bigotry from r/australia for posting a video of some riots in sydney. that must be their goto excuse. but your other ban is hilarious :-)

i must see that sub for myself. i better take a headlamp tho

[–]magnora7[S] 5 insightful - 2 fun5 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 2 fun -  (3 children)

Here's the elephant exchange, if anyone wants to waste time perusing it:

This was the comment I was banned for:

and we can't exactly give elephants IQ tests to know what their intelligence is to make any sort of reasonable comparison.

Yeah because they can't talk or communicate in any serious way, because they have a shit IQ compared to a human.

Connectivity and design matters just as much, if not more, than size. Some small birds are extremely smart, like African Grey Parrots that can speak English and understand math. They have tiny brains.

Lol I think that's the least ban-worthy comment I've ever been banned for. Like seriously, it only happened because it pissed off the OP, who happened to also be a mod for that sub (which no one goes to, probably because he banned everyone!).

Reddit is becoming a parody of itself.

[–]happysmash27 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Elephants can communicate though, as outlined in their response. Even if an animal can't communicate, they still may be intelligent in other aspects. Everything else you say, however… seems to agree perfectly with the article? I don't quite see what the actual disagreement was. To me it seems like one of those discussions that somehow degenerated from discussion to a you-are-wrong argument, but maybe I am misinterpreting.

I can see some mistakes here that may give people a bad impression of you (mainly charismatic), but banning is a terrible way to deal with this, and doesn't sufficiently allow for the situation to improve. Have you tried appealing this ban? I would like to aid in resolving this conflict between you and the mod, but little will work if the mod doesn't listen to appeals.

Edit: Analysing more, it appears that the mod also escalated this conflict too high, specifically in their first and last responses.

[–]magnora7[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

He basically got mad at me because I wasn't agreeing with him, is what it seemed to boil down to. Fragile person, addicted to a worldview, who cannot handle their facts being contradicted with other facts.

[–]JasonCarswell 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I'm offended by the intolerance of the SJW ridicule and differently-abled trans-species cause my eco-feelz. Elophunts are endangered minorities!

Reddit is parroty intelephrant.