Posted on: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 8:34 AM
So I know people back in the UK who are throwing parties and celebrating in pubs over the death of Margaret Thatcher.
All I’ll say is that these are undoubtedly the people who pat themselves on the back over their compassionate politics and wonderful natures, yet they celebrate the death of other human beings in a way that I, to be honest, totally expected.
To be perfectly honest. Much of modern leftism is the minimum amount of effort needed to make leftists feel good about themselves. The cause of this is their truly bad character. People who are shits still don’t like to feel like they are shits. The solution? Vote for the left.
Posted on: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 2:35 PM
"I hate, because I am hated."
"I am hated, because I am hateful"
"I must not believe I am hateful, therefore I am hated because I am wonderful"
Please apply as is appropriate to feminism, blackism, any sort of victimism really.
Also note the “I’m weak, oppressed, miserable” tone on one hand as compared to the switch-on-a-fucking-dime to “I’m wonderful, powerful, great”. Just rename these movements to “Cognitive Dissonance” the holding in the mind of two contradictory ideas.
Posted on: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 9:35 AM
..I’d show them this video.
Posted on: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 9:20 AM
It was done with makeup and portrays events which did not take place.
Now, I watched it at first thinking it was real. It was very powerful. Then I found out I was lied to and I felt betrayed. I think that any message it may have enforced gets lost when associated with a negative feeling like this. Which is why they didn’t owe up to it in the video description.
Posted on: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 8:49 AM
Posted on: Saturday, March 23, 2013 6:12 AM
I think that's the most totalitarian article I've read in a long time.
It's quite nice to see all the things I've said about the left confirmed.
First, take the title. Freedom FROM big soda. Since when does big soda force its product down my throat? Am I unable to escape from the clutches of big soda like I cannot with the government. Turning to big government to be against big soda?! It makes you wonder what the fuck is in the heads of leftists sometime.
Libertarians want freedom from government. Leftists want freedom from consequences.
I love this sentence:
"If we want Americans to be healthy"
Who the fuck is "we"? It reminds me of one of my favourite quotes:
“The state is that great fiction by which everyone tries to live at the expense of everyone else.”
- Frédéric Bastiat
The "we" is merely a projection of her mind. This woman will support a big government because she envisages that government being the means to her ends. All leftists do this. They do it for all their own reasons but the common factor is a severe lack of character - to use a force to change the society because that's preferable to changing oneself. Whatever the reason, feminism, blackism, health-freakism. They will support the big state and then we get what we end up getting in the end. The only assurance to it's nature is that it will be totalitarian.
That's all I can stomach for now.
Posted on: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 9:29 AM
So a while ago a feminist begged for some money to study how game are anti-women. It went viral, she played the victim, and no doubt she it quite rich now.
Anyway. Her first video is out.
That’s it. That’s what she needs money for. Youtubers like thunderf00t, potholer and andromedaswake took off on the back of making well-made and presentable videos as a hobby, but hey, I’m sure the money helps in that department.
What is really interesting about this situation is her approach to a problem. She doesn’t want to start a game company which makes games for the purpose of positive portrayals of females. She wants to study the problem. What that means is a body of feminist material which will be used to make young women feel like oppressed victims, it will be used to try and change the culture and it may be used to try and change legislation.
The message is simple. You’re not exactly an evil monster for enjoying these games, but you’re displaying subconscious sexism and you should really give over your mind to us to be a doubleplus goodthinking person.
I would have gotten more angry about this seven years ago but shit. I really don’t care anymore. The human race is not an impressive race and it is filled with little totalitarians like the women who made this video, who are always busy busy busy to re-shape society in their view. The hero/heroine dynamic is a classic of time and space and transcends games, moves and literature, and this little idiot is going to take it on. I guess that’s progressivism for you. I wish this little twit all the unluck in the world on her wasted life.
Posted on: Saturday, March 09, 2013 11:18 AM
P.Z. Myers demonstrates how a mind can get so rotten, so fetid and so reprehensible, when it slides down that slippery slope of fanaticism. He used to write a good blog on the topics of science and creationism, now it’s all about far leftist political issues. I stopped checking it regularly, but I occasionally check back to get the blood boiling at the inevitable stupidity which will be demonstrated in the first handful of posts. I was not disappointed this time.
It’s Gun Appreciation Day!: http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2013/01/19/its-gun-appreciation-day/
Myers reproduces a bunch of news stories about people who have done stupid things with guns, such as chucking a loaded gun to another person. This is a thing that a person who has been appropriately trained with firearms would never do (and if he or she was, then shame on them). Cute. However, will PZ bring you news stories about people who defended their lives with guns? Not if hell would freeze over. Thus completing a self-imposed echo chamber brainwashing effect of only reading news stories and news sites which will back up his pre-existing prejudices.
His take on a vicious comment made to fellow leftist Ophelia Benson.
Maybe a vial of acid would do you some good. You already look like you were set on fire and put out with a wet rake.
That’s from some slymeguy named Jerry Conlon, and it’s chilling. Throwing acid at women who offend them…why, that’s what evil barbaric Muslims do!
Nope, now it’s what atheists threaten to do.
When, oh when, will people like Myers and Rebecca Watson stop taking comments and quotes and turning them into proof for their activism? YouTube comments and tweets are valid for this? Okay then, all political causes are valid since every stupid thing that can be said has probably been said on the internet.
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Posted on: Sunday, January 20, 2013 6:37 AM
Gaming culture is dominated by the young. And, to the best of my abilities to recognise, is almost completely leftist in nature.
Now, I realise one of the basic truths of life is that conservatives are more reluctant to arrogantly eructate their views onto others in any situation (the boundaries of fun, politics-free space being alien to the political class who often states that “the personal is political”), so whilst it may appear that the entire gaming culture is leftist, it is not necessarily so.
However, the effect is that the political preaching you’ll find is leftist. So attempts to enjoy videos and let’s plays which should be enjoyable are tainted with the assertions of leftist truths and hatred of conservatives without evidence.
I want to be clear. I am not talking about political debates. Nor am I talking about a rational explanation of a view. I am more talking about the in-group assertions such as “Hey Obama won, good, I’ve not idea how anyone can vote for Romney”, actually heard on an episode of the gameplanet podcast, that bespeak no thought, but rather are just assertions of the monoculture of gaming and don’t bring any intellectual meat to the table. A statement such as this is bigotry.
Can we have some areas of our lives that are free from politics please? I don’t want to be forced to be angry all the time.
Posted on: Saturday, December 01, 2012 8:04 AM
The umbrella in particular is remembered as the symbol of the nineteenth century’s disturbing obsession with individualism. In Bellamy’s utopia, umbrellas have been replaced with retractable canopies so that everyone is protected from the rain equally.
“In the nineteenth century,” explains a character, “when it rained, the people of Boston put up three hundred thousand umbrellas over as many heads, and in the twentieth century they put up one umbrella over all the heads.”