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Cancel Culture: Our renowned health book suddenly banned by Amazon - after 3˝ years of successful sales.
Massresistance.org ^ | August 22, 2020 | MassResistance

Posted on 08/22/2020 8:29:16 PM PDT by fwdude

The book-burning culture of the Left is continuing its march.

As everyone knows, Amazon has achieved a virtual monopoly on the book industry. It has vast powers to decide what books people can read – and what they can’t read.

After 3½ years of publishing our groundbreaking 600-page book, The Health Hazards of Homosexuality: What the Medical and Psychological Research Reveals, Amazon has suddenly notified us that it has banned it from being printed or sold on its site. Amazon is also refusing to allow us to print any more copies for our own use and has even blocked us from accessing our account records. The book was printed (and also posted as an eBook) through Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing subsidiary.

(Excerpt) Read more at massresistance.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: amazon; bookburning; cancelculture; censorship; farenheit451; gays; gaystapo; genderdysphoria; homosexualagenda; homosexuals; massresistance
Petition link at source website. I would encourage every FReeper to respond to Amazon’s pathetic decision to silence the voices of reason, for no reason. MassResistance has always been on the frontlines of the culture war in the belly of the beast. They are worthy of every support we can supply.
1 posted on 08/22/2020 8:29:16 PM PDT by fwdude
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2 posted on 08/22/2020 8:33:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: fwdude
The reality is that unbridled tech control of communication and information is the real SkyNet.
3 posted on 08/22/2020 8:38:00 PM PDT by neverevergiveup
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To: fwdude

The Left are Book-burning censorship Nazis.


4 posted on 08/22/2020 8:44:41 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich ( "Where they delete tweets, they will in the end also delete people."-unseen1_unseen)
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To: CincyRichieRich

1984, by George Orwell, written in the late 40s.

How did he know ?


5 posted on 08/22/2020 9:08:06 PM PDT by BrexitBen
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To: BrexitBen

48, right after the WWII.


6 posted on 08/22/2020 9:11:15 PM PDT by CJ Wolf ( #wwg1wga #Godwins #150Kclub)
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To: fwdude

Life expectancy of gay men is in the 50s. Fact.


7 posted on 08/22/2020 9:17:11 PM PDT by dixie1202
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To: fwdude

Never never make a publishing agreement with Amazon. They will own you. You made a naive and uninformed mistake by contracting with Amazon. Now get yourself a good lawyer and get out of it. Otherwise they will own your book forever.


8 posted on 08/22/2020 10:33:50 PM PDT by malach (We live in interesting times.)
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To: BrexitBen

Leftists never change. That’s why he continues to resonate.


9 posted on 08/22/2020 10:43:06 PM PDT by Crucial
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To: dixie1202
Life expectancy of gay men is in the 50s. Fact.

Actually, a study a few years ago gave the life expectancy of a Aids infected homosexual as 38, and if he didn't have Aids, it would be 43.

These figures were taken from thousands of homosexual obituaries from around the country. Once the homosexuals found out that they were using their own obituaries, they stopped posting them in their magazines, etc.

William Bennett, Gays, and the Truth

"This is tough news. It's not pleasant to hear," said former Education Secretary William Bennett on ABC's This Week Nov. 9. "But it's very important, and it's part of telling the truth." The occasion for tough-but-needed truth telling: Bill Clinton's first-ever presidential speech to an organized gay-rights group, the Human Rights Campaign. Clinton had conferred respectability--wrongly--on the gay quest for approval when in fact, said Bennett, he "should tell the truth on this one": Homosexuality "takes 30 years off your life." The average life expectancy for gay men, Bennett declared, was just 43. Many a mother's heart around the country must have sunk at that moment amid premonitions that she would outlive her son. A well-known public figure would think twice before delivering tidings that grim, right? And Bennett's statistic was no slip. Only days later, in the Nov. 24 Weekly Standard, he repeated the assertion phrased for maximum emphasis: "The best available research suggests that the average life span of male homosexuals is around 43 years of age. Forty-three." (Italics his.) ADVERTISING Yes, it's a sensational, arresting number, which may soon pass into general circulation. Already, for example, the NationalReview has repeated it unskeptically in an editorial. Where did the figure come from, and how plausible is it? Bennett got the number from Paul Cameron, a researcher well known to followers of gay controversies. Cameron, a former assistant professor at the University of Nebraska who has consulted for such gay-rights opponents as former Rep. William Dannemeyer, R-Calif., heads a group called the Family Research Institute. Cameron resigned under fire from the American Psychological Association and was later formally terminated from membership following complaints about his research methods. He has had run-ins with other professional groups, including the Nebraska Psychological Association and the American Sociological Association. According to Mark Pietrzyk's exposé in the Oct. 3, 1994, New Republic, the state of Colorado initially hired Cameron as an expert witness to defend its statute restricting gay-rights ordinances, then elected not to use his testimony after it got a closer look. His life-span figures have circulated for years in religious-right circles, but Bennett's comments appear to represent their first real breakout into wider public discussion. Cameron's method had the virtue of simplicity, at least. He and two co-authors read through back numbers of various urban gay community papers, mostly of the giveaway sort that are laden with bar ads and personals. They counted up obituaries and news stories about deaths, noted the ages of the deceased, computed the average, and published the resulting numbers as estimates of gay life expectancy. What do vital-statistics buffs think of this technique? Nick Eberstadt at the American Enterprise Institute sums up the reactions of several of his fellow demographers: "The method as you describe it is just ridiculous." But you don't have to be a trained statistician to spot the fallacy at its heart, which is, to quote Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistician John Karon, that "you're only getting the ages of those who die." Gay men of the same generation destined to live to old age, even if more numerous, won't turn up in the sample. Other critics rattle off further objections. The deaths reported in these papers, mostly AIDS deaths, will tend to represent the community defined by such papers or directly known to their editors. It will include relatively more subjects who live in town and are overtly gay and relatively few who blend into the suburbs and seldom set foot in bars. It will overrepresent those whose passing strikes others as newsworthy and underrepresent those who end their days in retired obscurity in some sunny clime. Bennett is a busy man, but even he has access to the back of an envelope. A moment's thought might have suggested a few simple test calculations. Suppose he assumes--wildly pessimistically, given current incidence data--that half the gay male population is destined to catch the AIDS virus and die of it. The actual average age of AIDS patients at death has been about 40. (Presumably protease inhibitors will extend average longevity, but that will only increase Bennett's difficulty.) For the number 43 to be the true average death age for the entire population of gay males, HIV-negative gay men would, on average, have to keel into their graves at 46. Looked at another way, if even half the gay male population stays HIV-negative and lives to an average age of 75, an average overall life span of 43 implies that gay males with AIDS die at an implausibly early average age (11, actually). Against this, Cameron and his supporters argue that, according to their survey of obits, even if they don't have AIDS, homosexual males tend to die by their mid-40s (and lesbians by their late 40s). Some downright peculiar results followed from this inference. One is that--contrary to the opinion of virtually everyone else in the world--AIDS in fact hasn't reduced gay males' life expectancy by that much--a few years, at most. Moreover, the obits also recorded lots of violent and accidental deaths. From this Cameron and company concluded not that newsworthy deaths tend to get into newspapers, but that gays must experience shockingly high rates of violent death. With a perfectly straight face they report, for example, that lesbians are at least 300 times more likely to die in car crashes than females of similar ages in general. Unfortunately, there really is no satisfactory measure of actual life expectancy among gay men. However, Harry Rosenberg, the mortality-statistics chief at the National Center for Health Statistics, says he's unaware of evidence that HIV-negative gays have a lower life expectancy than other males. Rosenberg also points to one reason to think the HIV-negative gay male may actually live longer on average than the straight male: Gays may have higher incomes and more education on average than straights--two factors powerfully correlated with longer life spans.

10 posted on 08/23/2020 12:23:10 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: fwdude

l8r


11 posted on 08/23/2020 1:58:42 AM PDT by preacher ( Journalism no longer reports news, they use news to shape our society.)
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To: fwdude

Upload that into a torrent and share it widely while accepting donations.


12 posted on 08/23/2020 3:02:19 AM PDT by Tacrolimus1mg (Do no harm, but take no sh!t.)
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To: BrexitBen

“How did he know ?”

He lived among them during the Spanish Civil War. Orwell called himself a socialist, but he despised communists.


13 posted on 08/23/2020 4:11:26 AM PDT by beef (Use a VPN, use Tor, and get a shortwave radio. Oh, and ACAB- All Commies Are Bastards)
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To: fwdude

Has it disappeared from peoples kindles, etc., as well?

I have very few kindle books, but the few I have I was able to rip to PDFs.


14 posted on 08/23/2020 4:23:09 AM PDT by beef (Use a VPN, use Tor, and get a shortwave radio. Oh, and ACAB- All Commies Are Bastards)
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To: fwdude
Check this out:

Amazon update #7: Amazon is now saying the reason they banned my anti-Obama book is because I don’t own the copyright to my book which I wrote

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3876658/posts

15 posted on 08/23/2020 4:38:08 AM PDT by grundle
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To: fwdude

We used to have Anti Trust Laws with real teeth, an aggregious act to “restrain Trade” and “Monopolize” used to be Big Time Criminal Acts that could get the CEO and the entire Board LOCKED UP IN PRISON and Have their Domain Seized by the Feds.


16 posted on 08/23/2020 6:09:59 AM PDT by eyeamok
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To: beef

I still have it as an ebook on the Kindle app. How do you “rip” them as pdf’s? I’d like to dump all Amazon products.


17 posted on 08/23/2020 7:01:58 AM PDT by fwdude (Pass up too many hills to die on, and youÂ’ll eventually fall in to some ocean and die anyway.)
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To: fwdude

Let me look into this again. It has been a couple of years, and procedures like this tend to change over time.


18 posted on 08/23/2020 8:12:07 AM PDT by beef (Use a VPN, use Tor, and get a shortwave radio. Oh, and ACAB- All Commies Are Bastards)
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To: fwdude

Try this:

https://epubor.com/convert-kindle-to-pdf.html

If you are using the Kindle app on a windows PC, then the AZW file should already be on your machine. Open windows explorer and search for *.azw from your root folder. This will probably take a while. HTH.


19 posted on 08/23/2020 8:23:43 AM PDT by beef (Use a VPN, use Tor, and get a shortwave radio. Oh, and ACAB- All Commies Are Bastards)
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To: beef

Thanks


20 posted on 08/23/2020 8:51:28 AM PDT by fwdude (Pass up too many hills to die on, and youÂ’ll eventually fall in to some ocean and die anyway.)
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