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The Follies of Activism

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posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:08 PM
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originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: 3NL1GHT3N3D1

The scariest thing is that even though he may not realize it he is advocating for an Orwellian dystopian future run by a corpocracy where activism is outlawed.

We have seen the laws passed off as protecting us from terrorists rushed through with minimal public exposure post 911.
I just dont get it. Words used to mean something from his sharp penmanship.


Once you pass off your boring fantasies as truth I know you've lost your mind.




posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:09 PM
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a reply to: CornishCeltGuy

You were lucky, MI5 and MI6 have been known to infiltrate and cause havoc at the call of Governments beholden to corporate interests. It wouldnt have gone as well. LOL



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:10 PM
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a reply to: ClovenSky

Good point, the OP seems confused so I'm going bed lol, let them whine all night



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:11 PM
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a reply to: CornishCeltGuy




Good point, the OP seems confused so I'm going bed lol, let them whine all night


I'm a man. My pro-noun is "him", not "them".



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:11 PM
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...and win we did against Monsanto lol
edit on 8-6-2018 by CornishCeltGuy because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:13 PM
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a reply to: amazing




George Washing

No he wasnt an activist. He was in a war he was military. Replaced one military master with the peoples of the US choice.



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:17 PM
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a reply to: LesMisanthrope
You are pretty crap at keeping a conversation on-topic though lol, lame as #.



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:18 PM
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a reply to: CornishCeltGuy




You are pretty crap at keeping a conversation on-topic though lol, lame as #.


You crying about it won't help me focus any.



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:19 PM
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a reply to: LesMisanthrope




Activism is not the only way to create change. While hippies were out protesting the Vietnam war, the draft, there were people actually in there doing the work for them.


If they didnt make it obvious through their abhorrence for conscription that the war was wrong who was going to do the change; McNamara or LBJ? Who are these people you speak of. Doing the work for them.

You tell pretty stories as if to a 4 year old in total contrast to your detailed opening post.

You must really hold your readers in contempt to carry on the way you are.



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:20 PM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
a reply to: CornishCeltGuy




You are pretty crap at keeping a conversation on-topic though lol, lame as #.


You crying about it won't help me focus any.

You must focus yourself. Only you can do it.



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:23 PM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight




If they didnt make it obvious through their abhorrence for conscription that the war was wrong who was going to do the change; McNamara or LBJ? Who are these people you speak of. Doing the work for them.


Milton Friedman and Alan Greenspan convinced Nixon to end the compulsory draft. Nixon and Kissinger had little choice but to withdraw from the Vietnam War.
edit on 8-6-2018 by LesMisanthrope because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:27 PM
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a reply to: LesMisanthrope

Carry on crying lol x



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:27 PM
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a reply to: LesMisanthrope

Riddle me this. Under a fascist military Junta that has suspended elections and the silenced the Supreme Court if not for activism the only solution is armed upheavel or sit back and take it up the butt.

Please enlighten me what other options you have?



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:32 PM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight




Riddle me this. Under a fascist military Junta that has suspended elections and the silenced the Supreme Court if not for activism the only solution is armed upheavel or sit back and take it up the butt.

Please enlighten me what other options you have?


If you were to engage in activism in North Korea, you'd be killed. Brilliant.



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:33 PM
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a reply to: LesMisanthrope

OK the changed happened in a vacuum. Just because he didnt sign any laws. Oh you are a crafty one.



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:38 PM
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a reply to: LesMisanthrope




A simple adherence to the principle's of freedom would have sufficed to get women the vote.


And what were these principles of freedom that left to their own evolution would have led to universal suffrage?



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:40 PM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight




OK the changed happened in a vacuum. Just because he didnt sign any laws. Oh you are a crafty one.


Better than activism in a vacuum.



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:40 PM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight




And what were these principles of freedom that left to their own evolution would have led to universal suffrage?


Freedom itself is the principle, and should be the guiding one of any society.



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:42 PM
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a reply to: LesMisanthrope

This is what you said


Though I would suggest that if the British had heeded Gandhi's advice, which was to lay down their arms and give up, there probably wouldn't be much activism in the world.


Again you're being disingenuous



posted on Jun, 8 2018 @ 06:44 PM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight




Again you're being disingenuous


No, you're misrepresenting my point.




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