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originally posted by: MystikMushroom
You know ... *chewing thoughtfully on some gum*
Trust me when I tell you this: You do not want to seriously tangle with the militant ones. Trust me. They're just as bad as any hardcore militant hate group. They can, will, and have make your life and other's lives a living hell. These aren't poor terrorists in a 3rd world country. These are educated people with resources and computer skills. They can and DO cyber-stalk and ruin the lives of people who they are angry at.
originally posted by: Boadicea
a reply to: GoShredAK
I've really enjoyed (for want of a better word) reading your thread... all 19 pages... whew!!! And I assure you I never thought you were racist or sexist or any "ist"... I understand your points and agree as far as it goes, but I think we need to go farther to understand how it happened and how to fix it.
What I see is that we have gradually degraded our natural rights for constitutional rights... which were then degraded for civil rights... which are now usurped by color of law... because any law that does not protect and defend our natural rights is not a legitimate law. Unfortunately, we have too many of those, all of which have only led us to this current mess. Not one of those laws have fixed anything. At least not for the many -- only for the few. We have lost the foundational principles (and natural rights) of our Republic to the fickle opinions of a pseudo democracy.
SJWs epitomize the divide-and-conquer game playing out, pitting one group against another, keeping us fighting and blaming each other instead of those who created this mess. Any law that protects and/or promotes one group of people is a violation of natural rights, because natural rights apply equally to all.... And any law that protects and/or promotes one group of people (but not all people) is designed and intended to place some people above the law and everyone else below the law, guaranteed to divide the people. We have now reached the point that pretty much anyone and everyone is benefitting from these bogus laws one way or another, hence anyone and everyone can rightfully point to anyone and everyone else and accuse them of benefitting unfairly one way or another, creating an endless war on countless battle fronts that the PTB can pretend to "fix" while only making it worse.
Black Lives Matter is a perfect example of divide-and-conquer. Remember the "no Whites allowed?" Common sense and simple math tells us that there is strength in numbers, so why reject anyone on your side? Divide-and-conquer. And safe spaces??? You and I know that there is no such thing as "safe spaces" in the world. We know that it's a cold cruel world out there, and that our strength and our "safe spaces" come from within ourselves -- with a little help from our friends and family. We know that if these kids can't handle a name written in chalk on the sidewalk, that cold cruel world is gonna eat em alive. We also know that universities are supposed to be giving these kids the tools to stand on their own two feet and make a life for themselves in that cold cruel world... NOT turning them into spineless jellyfish afraid of their own shadows.
But these kids don't know how to find their strength and resources within themselves, so they turn to government for their answers. And in a misguided way it makes sense, because for too long many legitimate issues and grievances within the Black populace was because of government laws and regulations (such as red-lining and Jim Crow laws), so these kids figure since government broke it government can fix it... and they could, but they won't. They'll just continue to exploit Black issues for their own self-serving purposes. You and I know that government is the problem, not the solution... but they don't know that. They blame you and me and everyone that isn't in their position.
We can even see how it is played against Black people within their own communities, especially in the inner cities. As the few make it to college or even into the business world and make a place for themselves in the greater community, they are accused of being too "White" or turning their backs on "their people" or otherwise betraying their families and friends. If they don't vote the right way or support the right issues, then they're Uncle Toms and worse. If they don't join the right gang -- or any gang -- then they're fair game for those in the gang.... and even if they do join the "right" gang, they're a target for every other gang.
The current transgender controversy is another perfect example. The debate has reached the point of absolute lunacy and ludicrous. Gender is, by definition, what set of sex organs one is born with. That's it. Nothing more and nothing less. If anyone can decide what gender they "really are," then gender means nothing because anyone and everyone can define it any way they want.
The real debate should be focused on the many ways society has tried to impose a certain definition or standard for what a "real" man or woman is. Our focus should be on letting folks be free to be themselves and to be their best selves. I never liked so-called cisgendered men telling me who I am and should be as a woman, and I sure don't like so-called transgender men telling me who women really are and should be. I would think that men feel much the same and don't want or need anyone else telling them who they really are and should be. Because it's not about our genitalia... it's about our humanity and our individuality.
For more divide-and-conquer (though it doesn't get much public or media attention), there's a huge feud between the original feminists and the MTF (male-to-female) transgenders who want to hijack the real (and perceived) issues of women who are born with real female body parts to focus on the real (and perceived) issues of men who are born with male body parts but feel/want to be women. The transgender movement even has a slur for such feminists: "TERFs" (Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminists.) Both have some legitimate grievances and issues; but they are not the same grievances and issues.
But the bottom line... the ultimate goal... the inevitable end result of all this is the complete subjugation of our rights for the government to force anyone and everyone to do anything and everything.
Nothing will get better for the many unless and until we stop dividing ourselves, fighting amongst ourselves, and blaming each other. We have to finally understand that we're all in this together, and that our only hope is to find common ground, identify our common needs and rights, and then fight TOGETHER and for EACH OTHER as well as for our own best interests. We have to return to our founding principles as our guiding principles: Natural Law, the Social Contract, and liberty and justice for ALL.
(Sorry it's so long... I really tried to keep it brief... I could have said even more!)
Im sure youre shocked that you didnt even see it, in the "their communities" in your well intended voicing... bias though; is bias.
Im sure youre shocked that you didnt even see it, in the "their communities" in your well intended voicing... bias though; is bias. Just thought Id point that out so you can grow and overcome; what may have been too hard to see on your own.
im a god damned mutt as labels go...
originally posted by: BigBrotherDarkness
So anyway that behavoir has been admonished rather sternly, and hey once again thanks for keeping up the good fight... and I wish you more and more clarity and understanding in your efforts for peace and equality towards all as it goes on and continues to progress against small mindedness.
The schools are not being neutral they are all caught up in promoting social warrior agendas.
Common core and especially national sexuality education standards are a flop and a disaster and morally outrageous.
Cultural Marxists have always known that it was really about tearing down the old conventions and mores to make way for the Revolution.