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Re: Fail Quotes
« Reply #7980 on: March 11, 2018, 05:39:48 PM »
Oh for the love of... Are people turning into the 2032 people of demolition man?

No, they're turning into a docile version of this:


At least the people in that movie knew they were stupid...
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« Reply #7981 on: July 28, 2018, 05:06:37 AM »
I've been wondering if you were ever planning getting around to any of Black Pigeon Speak's videos.  In any case here's a video where he REALLY goes off the rails!


1) The title's about radical individualism, yet I'm not sure where exactly he talks about radical individualism.  I'm instead left with the impression that any form of individualism is just radical in current circumstances.

2) He points to the most obvious and abhorrent manifestations of identity politics (Antifa), and yet says that identity politics is inevitable and required for survival.  Couldn't it just be the that people who associate with groups like Antifa are just horrible?

3) Either he's never actually seen any of Jordan Peterson's videos or has the most extremely bizarre Strawman understanding of Jordan Peterson's ideas.  Back to point 1, what exactly is so "radical" about Dr Peterson's ideas let alone individualism?

4) He closes out saying "the solutions are there to the nightmare of identity politics".  So which is it navyhato (his alias on Twitter), are identity politics a:
-bad thing, OR
-a necessary evil
MAKE UP YOUR GODDAMN MIND!!!
And seriously "look back to go forward"?  What is that supposed to mean?

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Re: Fail Quotes
« Reply #7982 on: July 28, 2018, 12:10:04 PM »
I've never heard of Black Pigeon Speak. Probably not, if this video is any indication. To do a response, there has to at least be a coherent thought to respond to! If there was one in that video, I missed it.

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Re: Fail Quotes
« Reply #7983 on: January 04, 2019, 10:46:13 PM »
Sargon of Akkad of course is for closed borders.

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-Publicly funded infrastructure is not legitimate due to the mere ethical problems with taxation.
-Private property can be enforced WITHOUT the government.  That's why it's called a right to keep and bear arms.  To say otherwise is a false dichotomy.
-Close down the borders and it is GUARANTEED that "upper class" will see the "working class" as entitled and indolent.  After all, that "working class" is willing to keep otherwise industrious and eager individuals out of the labor market just to boost their own wages.
-More problems with this video, but I could go on.

Call yourself a "liberal" all you want Sargon, positions like these betray the little slivers of Marxism in you.  After all, Karl Marx himself did advocate for sealed off borders.
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« Reply #7984 on: January 06, 2019, 02:51:17 PM »
Sargon of Akkad of course is for closed borders.

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-Publicly funded infrastructure is not legitimate due to the mere ethical problems with taxation.
-Private property can be enforced WITHOUT the government.  That's why it's called a right to keep and bear arms.  To say otherwise is a false dichotomy.
-Close down the borders and it is GUARANTEED that "upper class" will see the "working class" as entitled and indolent.  After all, that "working class" is willing to keep otherwise industrious and eager individuals out of the labor market just to boost their own wages.
-More problems with this video, but I could go on.

Call yourself a "liberal" all you want Sargon, positions like these betray the little slivers of Marxism in you.  After all, Karl Marx himself did advocate for sealed off borders.

Marx may have realized that his ideas were rubbish and turning the whole country into a prison was the only way to keep people from leaving.  Then there's the issue that Marx claimed there wouldn't be countries any more, so...

As for Sargon, he thinks socialized medicine is a good idea, so...

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« Reply #7985 on: January 23, 2019, 11:01:12 PM »
A video from PSA Stitch:


Putting aside objections to the existence of government ...

-Punishing a business for simply complying with hostile boycotts is NOT good policy as it puts pressure on said business to shut down operations in either our own or foreign countries.  Doing so means either country loses tax revenue.  As far as this video is concerned, if a business shuts down in an Arab League country it will make the USA even less popular in said Arab country.  To be sure, certain actions, absolutely should not be permitted for the sake of compliance with foreign regulations such as providing personally identifying information without explicit written consent or sound justification otherwise.  Tax deductions for fines levied by foreign governments would also be a good idea.
Then again legislators aren't reliable when it comes to writing sound policy, nor revising it when it's obviously broken.

-The explanation provided for the GOP's support of Israel is based solely on one side of the equation.  Yes it is true that most evangelions evangelicals believe that Israel is linked to end times (per the book of Revelations in the New Testament).  Yes it is true that evangelions evangelicals vote heavily in favor the GOP.

BBBuuuuuut ...
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Evangelions Evangelicals make up only less than 1% of the population and only slightly more than a third of GOP voter base (2016 election numbers)

Factoring in the numbers cited by Stitch, that means only around a quarter of the GOP voter base their support on End Times prophecy.  Nothing to sneeze at sure, but he also points out that the Democrats also support Israel to an extent.  All of these reasons make me doubt that End Times prophecy was enough for states to enact laws prohibiting the boycotting of Israel.

It could simply be the case that most people support Israel either for business opportunities or that they simply do not want to see the same kind of mass exodus that led to the creation of Israel in the first place or both.  Though I admit to speculation, if it really is the latter case it would make the whole "End Times" prophecy justification moot.

Nonetheless both State and Federal laws are bad policy while the former is undeniably unjust.
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