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originally posted by: Boscov
a reply to: FormOfTheLord
America's next civil issue will not be a Civil War. No more wars will be fought on U.S. soil. The fighting you allude to will be about one ideal in paticular, God. Any entity associated with western religious beliefs will lose government funding, grants, subsidies, et all.
America wishes to supercede scripture and any religious belief system. We may practice religious beliefs, but we may not be able to prosper with them, as we have before. America so desperately wishes to rise above accountability of the spirit. She would rather placate her masses into a new form of subjugation, the anti divine, the pro theocracy of perceived proactive righteousness. No belief systems, everything is moment to moment, the fluid approach where anything goes, where established systems must be razed eternally, because unity is the enemy, because diversity shall not be allowed to have a meeting of the minds.
Our civil issue will be about our encouraged forfeiture of our civil thinking.
originally posted by: paraphi
No. Civil wars don't happen when civil society generally works.
The US has several structural problems, such as the self-segregated society, and some crap roads, but the vast majority of the population are fine, well off and enjoying themselves.
Individuals and groups may feel that they are repressed, or that what they see is not for them, but that's the case with any advanced country where people are free to express their discontent. Just think, if the US was China then we would not be allowed to even hypothesise on this subject.
Something’s coming, with the twin effects of climate change and the precarious nature of global speculation, and if we go down, we’re going to need each other. We are going to have to create a communitarian network, and that goes down to things like local food, farmers’ markets, something as simple as that. The wealthy are not going to take care of us. They will retreat into their gated compounds where they will have access to food and water and all sorts of things we won’t.
just don't let radical islam get in and take hold
originally posted by: HolgerTheDane2
In certain states it is now legal to buy recreational drugs even if it has been proven that those same drugs lower the IQ of young people permanently. It also blocks learning for a number of hours after being used. And perhaps the law is only supported by people who have suffered those two side effects. What I fail to understand is how we allow drug lords to go legitimate by still selling those drugs.
ECNP chairman Professor Guy Goodwin said: 'This is a potentially important study because it suggests that the current focus on the alleged harms of cannabis may be obscuring the fact that its use is often correlated with that of other even more freely available drugs and possibly lifestyle factors. These may be as or more important than cannabis itself.
originally posted by: Flesh699
It won't be over race and it won't be anything political. It'll happen when the vast majority of freeloaders are forced to take drug tests to get their free income cards. Not the people that ACTUALLY need help, but the vast majority of slobs that live better off the working class's tax money than getting off their butts to go get a job.
I work at Walmart, and have for years. I see the same free eaters come in here every first and fifteenth. They'll load up their carts with 500 dollars of pure junk for their five kids, and they'll wait for the clock to strike twelve so they can checkout with their freshly loaded money card.
I've seen the same thing in multiple states. Not all but most are the nastiest people you'll ever meet and most selfish. America won't see a crisis until the lazy are forced into a rough spot.
Go into a Walmart on the 1st and you WILL see hundreds of people with nicer cars than you, and no job. They're loud, they keep their kids out late, and have no qualms giving you # over crap they don't actually pay for, and I gaurntee they'll storm the white house if their source of income is taken away.
originally posted by: MysterX
a reply to: Xcathdra
Yes. Yes i do.
The question was of a hypothetical nature...you do realise what hypothetical means don't you?