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by Spartan_Warrior
Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: Political correctness run amok
Replies: 314
Views: 26676

Re: Political correctness run amok

I wanted to reply to something in particular that Brute wrote about hypothetical employers hypothetically choosing to underpay black vs Asian employees. I immediately thought of that study of how white-sounding named applicants (Beth) got 50% more callbacks than black-sounding named applicants (Lak...
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

@Brute: Well, I am pretty sure I also said the left-right economic dynamic tends to be predictive as to the other dynamics (and if I didn't, I should have), and that I was talking in broad political theory terms, specifically not US terms (whereas admittedly the opposite is true now). I also seem to...
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

@Riggerjack: Just as a thought experiment, can you imagine ways your life may have been harder if you hadn't been a (straight) white (male) person? If you were born in the same circumstances, but to black parents, or Muslim parents? Or perhaps if you had been born gay? Do you think any events or exp...
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

"And I have to ask myself if race is X percent correlated to poverty, but poverty is 100 percent correlated to poverty, why we are talking about race. If race is X percent correlated with privilege, and class is 100 percent correlated to privilege, why we are talking about race."

Comrade Riggerjack!
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

@distracted The section I quoted has two references that highlight ongoing debate on the intentionality of the famine. Regardless, I have no stance on the events at all beyond what I described regarding what we know of these regimes being filtered through propaganda on their side and our side. It's ...
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

What are Nazis and KKK advocating then?
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

"I would still like to see these rallies drop down to dozens, not thousands, and go back to the jokes they and their ideas should be. Unfortunately, I doubt the radical left will let that happen." :roll: There are several more of the rallies planned, including for this weekend. We'll see as far as a...
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

Here's what the mother of Heather Heyer had to say about Trump equivalating her daughter to the white nationalists who murdered her.

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/trump-tried-c ... 11953.html
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

Look, a nuanced take that shreds the idea that fascists and anti-fascists are equivalent in either moral purpose, capability or intent for violence, or threat to the fabric of liberal society, while also lending support to the idea that violent reactions play into the top kek trolling of the fascist...
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

"Holodomor" Mismanagement is not genocide, "debate among historians is ongoing and there is no international consensus among scholars or governments on whether the Soviet policies that caused the famine fall under the legal definition of genocide." url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holodomor_genocid...
by Spartan_Warrior
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: Political correctness run amok
Replies: 314
Views: 26676

Re: Political correctness run amok

"who is john galt?^^ "

We could also answer the question of what would happen if the capitalists left their positions by looking to reality instead of libertarian wank fiction.

http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/how-c ... ry-workers
by Spartan_Warrior
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

https://medium.com/@harterhealing/how-a ... fb68da7e97

Uh-oh, more PC run amok, advocating confronting racists on their racism. Guess they'll all have to become Nazis now. The poor snowflakes.
by Spartan_Warrior
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

See, you can claim violent reactions aren't the best course, and there may be validity to that. It's the implications from the likes of Trump, libertarian "Sargon of Akkad", and seemingly many here, that "both sides" are morally equivalent and that both want violence--these are the claims that are g...
by Spartan_Warrior
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

@Campitor: Re: automation No no, you misunderstand. Automation of labor is good--wonderful! It's also IMO a permanent and accelerating trend, as I believe history shows. I have no interest in and no belief in the possibility of reversing it. The question, then, is how to deal with its effects. So my...
by Spartan_Warrior
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: Political correctness run amok
Replies: 314
Views: 26676

Re: Political correctness run amok

@7Wannabe5: I'm sure Hitler was quite unhappy about many things, including his own loserdom, which drove him to find a scapegoat for the loserdom of himself and everyone else in economically cratered Germany. He found that scapegoat in imaginary Jewish persecution. I don't dispute that our new Nazis...
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

@Campitor: "People who have maximum/minimum pay will still pollute but now they may even pollute more because everything is free including the inputs (gas/oil/carbon) that turn into smog, C02,etc." I didn't say everything was free, and don't see why it would be necessary to abolish currency as a sto...
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

@Campitor: "Despite all the rhetoric and conflict in today's world, the planet is a better place than any other time in history with capitalistic systems increasing the standard of living of its citizens." Capitalism is useful in lifting up the standard of living through the industrial and technolog...
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

@Brute: I don't know how deeply I want to get into this argument as it seems to be getting into the weeds from the original topic, but it seems like most people think the whole conversation is just stinking up the joint anyway, so I guess I'll go where it takes us. I'll start by acknowledging that b...
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

Maybe I misunderstood then. What was the purpose of your comments? What did Jenny Penny say that you agree with?
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

Still finding it hilariously ironic how intent everyone here seems to be on bullying me into silence.

But free speech for Nazis, yeah.

Oh, and how dare you oppress me with your political correct demands that I not say anything that make you uncomfortable.
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

@Brute: Just when I thought we were finding common ground, I guess it's finally time to bring out the blunt ideological pitches. ;) I agree with some small portions of what libertarianism proposes. Riggerjack likes to proclaim that he used to be a liberal. Well, I used to consider myself a libertari...
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: Political correctness run amok
Replies: 314
Views: 26676

Re: Political correctness run amok

@Brute: "PC nazis" Wew. We get it, if you're against fascism you're the real fascist. It's funny how you provide a living example of what I'm talking about, and from your perspective of imaginary persecution, I provide an example of yours, by pointing out your imaginary persecution. @Bryan: Almost u...
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

Speaking of losers and the "witch-hunts"/Nazi-hunts to find them: Neo-Nazi blubbers like a baby in video reporting he's wanted for arrest in Charlottesville Love or hate it, this is about as close as you'll get to a non-violent "free market" solution. At least we might get them to mask up again inst...
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: White supremacy run amok
Replies: 292
Views: 12408

Re: White supremacy run amok

@Brute: You misunderstand, but ironically I think we're getting closer to agreement. It only becomes a zero-sum game when the focus is on privilege (or the removal of existing privilege, aka 99% of complaining about PC). This: "if the only way other individuals can gain privilege is by taking it awa...
by Spartan_Warrior
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Politics, and other eternal disagreements
Topic: Political correctness run amok
Replies: 314
Views: 26676

Re: Political correctness run amok

@Bryan:

Agreed, I expect this is very representative of the average incident of "political correctness", with similarly representative stakes: hurt feelings.