From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
Subject: Re: "Parks and Recreation" creator regrets hiring Louis C.K.
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From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
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Subject: Re: "Parks and Recreation" creator regrets hiring Louis C.K.
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2017 23:45:49 -0500
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On 11/9/2017 11:33 PM, anim8rfsk wrote:
> In article <ou39mb$l1i$1@dont-email.me>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> On 11/9/2017 10:40 PM, Jim G. wrote:
>>> Dimensional Traveler sent the following on 11/09/2017 at 07:59 PM:
>>>> On 11/9/2017 4:44 PM, Jim G. wrote:
>>>>> David sent the following on 11/09/2017 at 05:22 PM:
>>>>>> http://www.vulture.com/2017/11/mike-schur-apologizes-for-having-lou...
>>>>>> -on-parks-and-rec.html
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Mike Schur Apologizes for Having Louis C.K. on Parks and Recreation
>>>>>> After Hearing Sexual-Harassment Rumors
>>>>>> By Hunter Harris
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Parks and Recreation creator Mike Schur has apologized for including
>>>>>> Louis C.K. in episodes of the NBC sitcom. ³I don¹t remember when I
>>>>>> heard the rumors about him,² Schur tweeted minutes after a New York
>>>>>> Times exposé detailed two decades of C.K.¹s alleged misconduct. ³But
>>>>>> I¹m sure it was before the last time he was on Parks and Rec. And that
>>>>>> sucks. And I¹m sorry.²
>>>>>
>>>>> He really shouldn't beat himself over this.
>>>>>
>>>> He'll just get social mediaed for sexual harassment if he does.
>>>
>>> He could sue *himself* for harassment! And when he serves himself with
>>> papers, he can say, "I'm gonna beat this!"
>>
>> In other news, I read this today:
>> https://health.usnews.com/health-care/articles/2017-11-08/a-dangerou...
>> t-on-cyberbullying
>>
>> QUOTE:
>> 'We define 'digital self-harm' as the anonymous online posting, sending,
>> or otherwise sharing of hurtful content about oneself,' said study lead
>> author Sameer Hinduja.
>> ...
>> 'A little more than 7 percent of boys and 5 percent of girls were found
>> to engage in digital self-harm,' he added.
>>
>> Almost half offered explanations as to why they did it. The explanations
>> included self-hate; wanting attention; wanting to appear victimized to
>> justify cyberbullying others; feeling depressed or suicidal; trying to
>> be funny or make fun of themselves; and boredom.
>> :UNQUOTE
> 
> May I just say, on behalf of all of us I suspect, "WTF?"

The study was prompted by this, I think:
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/may/06/hannah-smith-suicide...