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originally posted by: WizardVanWizard
I just finished reading through a thread with 'sheeple' in the title, and peppered throughout. I don't know about anyone else, but that word just makes me cringe haha. I feel it has reached or surpassed the buzzword-level of 'selfie', 'yolo', or even the reprehensible 'bae'.
Whenever I see it used in earnest on here, I automatically picture the person at the keyboard as some high-school kid wearing all black and a black duster, a month after first seeing the Matrix, whose buddy just showed him/her Zeitgeist and Loose Change......and it's 2008.
Screw hate-speech legislation. We need buzzword legislation!!
That's because in "real" life, people are much more complex in their motivations, emotions, and desires than a generalized black and white derogatory term like "sheeple" could ever contain.
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: WizardVanWizard
Anyone who uses the following words in conspiracy theory talk is really just buying into an alternate version of lies pushed by the media: