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  1. Re: Liberal Parents Oppose 'Anti-Racist' School Curriculum

    You're quite right, taking the issues that effect groups into consideration isn't a bad thing, if done in moderation.
    I think what sticks in my craw the most (even more than the privilege/shame...
  2. Re: Liberal Parents Oppose 'Anti-Racist' School Curriculum

    The basic idea of social justice is inherently incompatible with the notion that justice is blind (the foundation of the Western notion of justice), which is fine, to a certain extent, however: one...
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    Re: Homophobic gang burn gay man in England

    The liberal solution? No you :wub:ing haven't. You've outlined an authoritarian solution. The exact opposite of a liberal solution. "Liberal solution", what utter horse :wub:.



    Homophobia...
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    Re: Homophobic gang burn gay man in England

    Just because there's no evidence for God, that doesn't prove that God doesn't exist. Therefore, considering the potential danger you should just believe in God.
    Is that what you're saying?
    Go back...
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    Re: should we reconsider early indoctrination?

    No.
    It carries the same moral connotations as pushing non-religion and a different worldview on kids.
    It's not something I'd do (I hope) and if a friend of mine did do it, I would think less of...
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    Re: Homophobic gang burn gay man in England

    Nope.
    Those are correlative statistics. While I do believe (subjectively) that there is some degree of a causal link, it is absurd to claim that the entire disparity is caused by homopobia. If we...
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    Re: Homophobic gang burn gay man in England

    Therefore the responsibility is on America and Japan to fight for liberalism.



    Banning freedom of speech is precisely anti-liberal. It is the exact opposite. If someone claims to be a liberal...
  8. Re: Police shoot unarmed black caretaker of an autistic patient while he's lying on the ground

    Eh, yes we can. Less than 0.01% of nazis were directly involved in the holocaust, yet, we still judge them for it. It's not the percentage of the individuals, it's how loud their voices are and what...
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    Re: Homophobic gang burn gay man in England

    There's a fine line between fear and hatred.
    It's easy to hate something when you first fear it, but fear is still the root of it. It's different from racism, white racists don't hate black people...
  10. Re: Racial bias in US police shootings demonstrated by Harvard professor. We are going to need a new hashtag.

    Yes, obviously, criminals are more likely to be shot. Considering African Americans make up the majority of criminals (despite being a tiny minority in general population) it is, in fact, extremely...
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    Re: Homophobic gang burn gay man in England

    Homophobia is a significant and integral component of Islamic terrorism. They cannot be disentangled, by any stretch of the imagination.



    Do you mean mass internment, torture etc. of homophobes...
  12. Thread: Good Sci-Fi?

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    Re: Good Sci-Fi?

    Jeez guys, it's not that bad. It's not great, but it's not bad.
  13. Re: Apparent Eruption of Racist and Xenophobic Attacks across the UK

    Aren't British people the most emigrate-y people in Europe? They literally have the most people living in foreign countries.
    Just swap them back: Make southern Spain a desirable destination again,...
  14. Thread: Good Sci-Fi?

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    Re: Good Sci-Fi?

    I've just started the second book, the first is incontrovertibly brilliant. The Sword of Shannara books are okay, quite dammingly a Tolkien ripoff though, I enjoyed it, but I was 12, so......also I...
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    Re: A Philosophical question to "God haters"

    A perfectly fine position to take.
    To quote Kierkeaard: "If I am capable of grasping God objectively, I do not believe. But precisely because I cannot do this I must believe."



    Well...
  16. Re: Liberal Parents Oppose 'Anti-Racist' School Curriculum

    No silly, it's not racist if it benefits people of colour.
    Check your privilege you cis-hetero-white-male.
    By the Goddess I am so triggered right now. I can't...... I can't even........

    What...
  17. Thread: Good Sci-Fi?

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    Re: Good Sci-Fi?

    Wait what?
    Like the eye of the world by Robert Jordan? Holy crap, I just started reading that last Wednesday for literally no reason. What a huge coincidence, that's effing crazy.
    I just hope the...
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    Re: Our Perception of Reality

    Well we follow rules because we're programmed to do so. One might interpret this in a number of different ways: God wrote his word on our hearts, minds and bodies, OR the all powerful robots from our...
  19. Re: Racial bias in US police shootings demonstrated by Harvard professor. We are going to need a new hashtag.

    Yeah, I fixed that now, I moved back to Euro-Stan a few weeks back.
    So in Japan, as far as I could tell it'd be impossible for minorities to survive if there was any segregation because they make...
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    Re: GATHER THE WAR-HERDS! THE BEASTMEN COMETH!!!

    Okay, decent map, I'm sold.
    Pre-ordered.
  21. Re: Racial bias in US police shootings demonstrated by Harvard professor. We are going to need a new hashtag.

    People self segregate for all sorts of reasons. But in America this self segregation is unusually racial. What makes Americans so different from normal people?
  22. Re: Why does the far-right only care about terrorism when brown people do it?

    So, there are people who overgeneralize and belittle other groups, so let's overgeneralize and belittle them, because overgeneralizing and belittling in wrong.
    Yeah, makes perfect sense.
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    Re: A Philosophical question to "God haters"

    Perfectly said.
    One has to be fully aware of what aspects of your convictions are the result of volition/environment.



    It's weird when foreigners say that, because it means "our day will...
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    Re: A Philosophical question to "God haters"

    Well that is just a plainly obnoxious attitude.
    Now you're one of us,
    One of us, One of us, one of us, one of us............. Unless you're not joking, in which case that is just needlessly rude...
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    Re: A Philosophical question to "God haters"

    I want to disagree with you, but I can't, so I shall tell you a joke instead, just so you can initialize your joke protocols, or whatever Germans do.

    Ahem,
    I ran into Hitler. I was surprised to...
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    Re: A Philosophical question to "God haters"

    Small correction: I changed my mind that theists (and Germans) can have a sense of humour. Also (in conjunction with our discussions) by what I read by Kierkegaard I have become more tolerant of...
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    Re: A Philosophical question to "God haters"

    Jaysus bud. There's no need to be so dramatic. Chriscase made some jokes, jeez, so what, you wanted to learn more about atheists, well, that's a major part of what has become atheistic culture: a...
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    Re: A Philosophical question to "God haters"

    Yay, a wide eyed theist on TWC. It has been so long.
    Why did nobody tell me?



    Okay, but on TWC it's not a small class of people, it's most people.



    There might be a God, there are very...
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    Re: GATHER THE WAR-HERDS! THE BEASTMEN COMETH!!!

    It states that there's a new campaign map for it, the price very clearly that there should be a new map: where're the pics of this mildly over priced new map?
  30. Re: The Centrists and Leftists of the Western World are Dancing to the Tune of the Far-Right and Islamists

    He very clearly dubbed a sub faction of the left as regressive as clearly distinct from the left as a whole. However I would argue that authoritarian would be more accurate, but that's semantics.
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    Re: Discussion on the concept of social justice

    It's called stirring the pot, Mr. Dude.



    Well, not all of them, there have been some really crappy little tribal communities that can't advance further than subsistence who didn't conform to...
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    Re: Discussion on the concept of social justice

    One could look at contemporary cultures, Asian cultures, Middle-Eastern cultures, Indian cultures and African cultures, practically all of them are repulsively patriarchal.
    Further demonstrating...
  33. Re: Lets say god exists:What would he want from us?

    An immortal and all powerful being pretended to "die" for a few days? Wow, that's a serious demonstration of "care" isn't it, such a form of "care" that involves compulsory love under threat of...
  34. Poll: Re: Religiously conservative Republicans in charge of the environment and science

    They're only slightly worse at it than Democrats.
    Obviously it's the Republicans' fault that Democrats had to intercede to block creationist propaganda in public schools and institutions. But that...
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    Re: Russian Propaganda Offensive in EU

    It's not really a big problem. It's just another reason to laugh at the far right and Russia in general.
    People tend to lean towards fascist ideologies when the economy is bad, as long as the...
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    Re: Is It Lore friendly?

    They're a little bit lore friendly. But each one relies too heavily on actual history to fill in the blanks parts. Of course a modder could do these factions as they're here and very few hardcore...
  37. Re: Yahweh and Allah. Are they moral and ethical Gods?

    Sigh.... yeah let's just keep on sighing in turns like a passive aggressive whore house. That sounds like fun.
    Of course a teacher isn't supposed to be omnipresent or omniscient, a modern teacher...
  38. Re: Why Doesn't Affirmative Action Apply to the Irish?

    How many countries have implemented marriage equality laws due to a direct demand from the people? Oh, just Ireland. I see.
    It's the current year dammit.
  39. Re: Yahweh and Allah. Are they moral and ethical Gods?

    It is not up to the teacher, unless the teacher is so inept that he/she cannot follow protocols set by the board of education.
    It's the board of education that is more godlike, but again they're a...
  40. Re: France passes law that makes it illegal to pay for sex

    What a great idea, a profession with an already high risk for abuse now being driven underground so that risk-of-abuses becomes inevitable-abuses.
    Hurray for authoritarian reactionary :wub: tards...
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