|Ed Ackerman on 5 Apr 2014 12:58:49 -0700|
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Sat, 5 Apr 2014, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
The better issue should be -- was that action mozilla the corporation or his personal action? This happened six plus years ago and beliefs change. When I was growing up it was OK to have separate but equal facilities, schools, what have you. Looking back we can see that it was wrong, but at that time, in that place it was not right.The specific issue was not around CEO Brendan Eich's beliefs, but the fact that he took specific and concrete actions to keep same-sex couples from marrying, by way of making a $1,000 to Proposition 8 in California. If he had simply not been a fan of gays or gays marrying, I don't think would
Six years ago this issue was not even a blip on most peoples radar. However, with education, protests, and legal challenges we now know about same-sex marrage and for most people our collective idea of has shifted.
Blaming the corporation over what an individual employee, and Brendon Eich _was_ an employee, did seems like tossing the baby out with the bath water. Would we get this upset over average Joe Coder doing the same exact thing?
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