Many on the left will be repulsed by the notion that they are following the dictates of a religion. They view themselves as the ultimate secularists. It may be that they cannot see the forest for the trees. Progressives have great passion for their cause, and we have seen throughout history the way religion can incite the greatest passion, often leading to murders and wars. Perhaps if we look at Progressivism through the religious prism, we may better understand the actions of its minions.Christianity, Judaism, and Islam all profess an all-knowing and all-powerful supernatural being: God. Progressives may say they do not belong to a religion because they do not believe in God. But Progressivism professes an all-powerful State. The State is Progressives' god and determines what is moral and immoral and has the power to destroy whom it wants.
So Thomas, Timmie, Robert, Donald and myself where eating lunch when Godfried joined us. He remarked that each one of us had a 6 letter name that had been reduced down to 3. I asked him if anyone had ever reduced his name down to 3 letters and he said, "Yes, but mostly in bed." I just rolled my eyes and said, "Oh God, aren't you full of yourself." He just smiled. Don Sneezed, Tom said, "God bless you" and he said, "I bless you, Don." And then he smiled broadly. Then Bob said, "Oh my God..., are you going to do this for the rest of the day?" and he laughed out loud. So if you know a Godfried, don't encourage him. If you're his girlfriend, just shout some other, random, name. We don't need to put up with this crap.
FM IQ - 124 EQ - 45 (dysfunctional and emotionally retarded)NomIQ - 111EQ - 113BrontoraptorIQ - 114EQ - 134MingiwuwuIQ - 136 (most likely, given where I have progressed in ability to comprehend fast and thorough vs years ago having taken official tests when I was younger and dumber, your IQ can increase and reduce throughout life)EQ - 146 (understands them deeply but a truer EQ genius of 165+ would be less prone to ever provoke or alarm others, Mingiwuwu enjoys doing this, intentionally at times, and refuses to fake it at times).
1940A guy. A gal. Which gets drafted to go fight the Axis Powers?2019A guy. A gal. Who will be paying for the meal? Who will be paying for the movie?We know who. If that's privilege, I must be living in a an inside out, upside down universe.Vegan Restaurant Charges Men 18% More Than Womenhttp://dlvr.it/R3Mb8l
Netanyahu says Israel will name new community in Golan Heights after TrumpPrime minister says his compatriots were ‘deeply moved’ by US president’s decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty last monthThe Israeli leader – who won re-election for a fifth term in office earlier this month – said he would bring the resolution to government after the Jewish Passover festival.https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/netanyahu-trump-golan-heights-sovereign-israel-a8883271.html
Jews have massive, ungainly noses shaped like hooksJews have ears that resemble the wings of a batJews are fat and greedyJews are bad for the economyJews wear stupid hatsJews control the illuminatiJews are genetically sub-humanJews are not a race, but they claim to be oneJews cut parts of their children's penises offJews invented bagels, but they didn't even invent cream cheese to go with them.
In the UK, the Torys are only in on a minority government, half the country doesn't want Brexit to happen and no-one can agree on what to do. In America, half the country seems to hate Trump, and the political left and right hate each other (this specifically isn't anything new, but it seems that people are becoming very vocal about it). In the case of religion, devout religious people often speak as though they're living in a different society to everyone else, and people seem to be unwilling to allow free speech/debate. Any thoughts? Is this because of a more asocial, introverted culture, what effects could it have, or is it just becoming more obvious now than it was before?
Forty-six percent of adult Americans did not know that the purpose of the Constitution was to create a federal government and define its powers (1987).http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtid=2&psid=3230
So is it worth coming back here? It doesn't appear as though much actual debating occurs, with the bulk of the threads appearing to be flame wars, with many of the old usual suspects.Is that a fair assessment? Or is it indeed worth coming back, and I simply took a look at an unflattering moment?
As a new arrival to this particular corner of the internet I have to say how thoroughly shocked I am at the weak propaganda being thrown around by certain members. There is no critical thought involved anywhere along the line. It seems to be a simple case of: "let me tell you what to think". I have also noticed this trend appears to be considerably more popular among the wingut far right, which strangely seems to be disproportionately represented.I shall probably not stay long. It doesn't look like anybody here could debate me even if they wanted to.
That pretty much sums up how I feel right before I log on here. This place is like the Wild West!!Although, I have to admit, given a choice between either extreme (with the other being Reddit-style ridiculously excessive and/or targeted moderation) I much prefer this one. An "anything goes" environment suits the left considerably more because our ideas are simply better. The only way to prevent that from eventually becoming apparent is to shut us down.