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you don't win an argument by locking a thread

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#1 Salvatorin

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 01:35 PM

Alright since the JBP thread was locked ostensibly for being redundant or something, let's just have a thread where we can discuss stuff. Alright I'll start.

 

Here is an interesting article that posits a framework for understanding the clusterfuck that is the "left" these days: http://theamericanre...online-leftism/

 

 

Classifying leftist ideology in a framework of agency and trust, I find a buried contradiction at the heart of anti-oppressive activism, one in which practitioners pathologically self-position themselves in a space of chronic moral jeopardy.

auerbach.jpg

Sorry to pull a compson but I have to board a plane, I'll be back to give me thoughts about this essay later.

 lol 



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 01:42 PM

How Michael Jackson's tilt defied gravity

 

https://www.cnn.com/...oves/index.html

 

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 01:53 PM

ok 2 posts that's enough. Lock it up guys



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 01:57 PM

all i'm gonna say in here is that i hate the way leftists write.



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 01:58 PM

 

you don't win an argument by locking a thread

That's exactly how you win. This is America. 

 

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 02:46 PM

Back in my day being left wing = not being a cunt

Edited by Amen Warrior, 22 May 2018 - 02:46 PM.


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Posted 22 May 2018 - 02:49 PM

The left is eating itself and allowing the right to run riot



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 04:05 PM

Right-wing trolls and propaganda channels are an epidemic on YouTube. I refuse to submit.



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 04:11 PM

Alright since the JBP thread was locked ostensibly for being redundant or something, let's just have a thread where we can discuss stuff. Alright I'll start.

 

Here is an interesting article that posits a framework for understanding the clusterfuck that is the "left" these days: http://theamericanre...online-leftism/

 

 

Classifying leftist ideology in a framework of agency and trust, I find a buried contradiction at the heart of anti-oppressive activism, one in which practitioners pathologically self-position themselves in a space of chronic moral jeopardy.

auerbach.jpg

Sorry to pull a compson but I have to board a plane, I'll be back to give me thoughts about this essay later.

 lol 

 

 

this chart was obviously fabricated by the right to imply that the left is two-dimensional (and implication that the right is three-dimensional or something)



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 07:37 PM

 

 

 

auerbach.jpg

 

 

I don't see Bea Arthur from Maude on here. That would be my answer.



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 08:03 PM

Back in my day being left wing = not being a cunt

 

not sure who the fuck is in your avatar but reading it in that voice



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 10:51 PM

discuss stuff you say?

 

https://people.howst...ll-on-loose.htm

 

https://animals.hows...than-chimps.htm

 

https://science.hows...y-sadly-not.htm

 

https://home.howstuf...oilet-paper.htm



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 10:55 PM

I am saddened. I was truly hoping we'd meet V For Vendetta men of the intelligent variety.



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Posted 22 May 2018 - 11:36 PM

 

maybe we could end serial killing in our lifetimes if we just popularized through the internet 'serial killing is kinda gay'

 

 

also re: aliens, I think like real life science it looks less and less likely any alien life is out there, but you guys probably read up on that stuff. We'll probably genetically engineer weirdo mutants and furries with more probability than ever meeting aliens or some shit. Or like there was also some theory that we missed aliens by like several eons. It's literally canon about 'a long long time ago in a galaxy far away' or something


Edited by Ragnar, 22 May 2018 - 11:39 PM.


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Posted 22 May 2018 - 11:42 PM

oh god the one time I didn't joke directly that 'dat's kinda gay' and the serial killer dudes were actually banging the men first. It does scare me though, like did just normal capacity for affection get subverted at some point. Like would you argue that these guys are even 'gay' or not or it's just happens to target men, would they have been gay anyway if they had a healthier mind, that sorta thing


Edited by Ragnar, 22 May 2018 - 11:44 PM.


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Posted 22 May 2018 - 11:50 PM

https://en.wikipedia...ical_ideologies

 

tag yourself, I'm mormon feminism



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Posted 23 May 2018 - 12:11 AM

oh god the one time I didn't joke directly that 'dat's kinda gay' and the serial killer dudes were actually banging the men first. It does scare me though, like did just normal capacity for affection get subverted at some point. Like would you argue that these guys are even 'gay' or not or it's just happens to target men, would they have been gay anyway if they had a healthier mind, that sorta thing



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Posted 23 May 2018 - 01:23 AM

Re: you don't win an argument by locking a thread



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Posted 23 May 2018 - 01:30 AM

 

oh god the one time I didn't joke directly that 'dat's kinda gay' and the serial killer dudes were actually banging the men first. It does scare me though, like did just normal capacity for affection get subverted at some point. Like would you argue that these guys are even 'gay' or not or it's just happens to target men, would they have been gay anyway if they had a healthier mind, that sorta thing

 

 

booty referring to women is the only thing Jordan Peterson types still have, don't do this...... u don't know what u are doing



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Posted 23 May 2018 - 02:12 AM

Wait, did Chen affirm why leftist ideologues shouldn't hold positions of power?  I'm dying  :lol:


Edited by roasty, 23 May 2018 - 02:14 AM.


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Posted 23 May 2018 - 02:55 AM

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 03:36 AM

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 04:07 AM

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Posted 23 May 2018 - 04:10 AM

appeal to ridicule 



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Posted 23 May 2018 - 04:20 AM

no true watmmer