The following is a post by Larry Amyett (local Diesel Punk Blogger) about the controversy surrounding Deisel Punk having, or avoiding any political agendas. The topic and contents can be applaied directly to Steampunk Community as well. (which Larry is also very much a beloved part of in spite of championing Diesel Punk at all the events.)
by Larry Amyett published on
Sunday, March 21, 2010 in the blog: DieselPunk
"If dieselpunk cinema is considered controversial then any proposal that there might be a dieselpunk politics is nearly toxic as a subject in the online dieselpunk community. That being said, I do believe that it might be possible to identify elements that we can label as ‘dieselpunk politics.’ Before I begin some disclaimers are in order."
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