“I had hoped that even on such a subject as [gay relationships and marriage], where passions run high, the internet was a forum where ideas could be freely discussed without descending into name-calling. I believe that is what it could be, but it depends on all of us behaving, even behind our aliases, in a humane, intelligent and open way.” — Final paragraph in Jeremy Irons’ mea culpa following his father-son incest comment during a recent Huffington Post interview.