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The Follies of Activism

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posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:33 PM
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originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.

How does that invalidate my point?


I’m speaking about protesters. The photo speaks to my point.

I understand. You're using fake protesters to attempt to prove your point.


I’m just using the photo.




posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:34 PM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.

How does that invalidate my point?


I’m speaking about protesters. The photo speaks to my point.

I understand. You're using fake protesters to attempt to prove your point.


I’m just using the photo.

Yep. You used a photo of fake protesters without informing us that they are fake.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:39 PM
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originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.

How does that invalidate my point?


I’m speaking about protesters. The photo speaks to my point.

I understand. You're using fake protesters to attempt to prove your point.


I’m just using the photo.

Yep. You used a photo of fake protesters without informing us that they are fake.


And you said you were leaving the thread, yet here you are. That’s what you’d call a “incredibly hilarious irony“.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:39 PM
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a reply to: LesMisanthrope


I would argue there are ways of creating change that don’t involve coercion and disrupting the lives of others.


There are. Not all ways always work.

What would you suggest as an acceptable means to creating change? Since there is folly in activism...



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:42 PM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.

How does that invalidate my point?


I’m speaking about protesters. The photo speaks to my point.

I understand. You're using fake protesters to attempt to prove your point.


I’m just using the photo.

Yep. You used a photo of fake protesters without informing us that they are fake.


And you said you were leaving the thread, yet here you are. That’s what you’d call a “incredibly hilarious irony“.

Yes I did say that. But when I saw your post I just found it soooooo hilarious that I just couldn't help but comment on it.

Thanks for the laugh.




posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:42 PM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.


What are "actual activists?"


Generally people who use “vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.”



"Vigorous." Would you not support their right to do so [vigorously campaign for change]?
edit on 10-6-2018 by Liquesence because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:44 PM
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originally posted by: Liquesence
a reply to: LesMisanthrope


I would argue there are ways of creating change that don’t involve coercion and disrupting the lives of others.


There are. Not all ways always work.

What would you suggest as an acceptable means to creating change? Since there is folly in activism...


I’d have to think long and hard on that one. I think a good place to start is to first understand what one is fighting for.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:45 PM
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originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.


What are "actual activists?"


Generally people who use “vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.”



"Vigorous." Would you not support their right to do so [vigorously campaign for change]?


So long as they aren’t trampling on the rights of others, they can do what they wish.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:46 PM
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originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.

How does that invalidate my point?


I’m speaking about protesters. The photo speaks to my point.

I understand. You're using fake protesters to attempt to prove your point.


I’m just using the photo.

Yep. You used a photo of fake protesters without informing us that they are fake.


And you said you were leaving the thread, yet here you are. That’s what you’d call a “incredibly hilarious irony“.

Yes I did say that. But when I saw your post I just found it soooooo hilarious that I just couldn't help but comment on it.

Thanks for the laugh.



There was nothing ironic about it. Thanks for the laugh.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:50 PM
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a reply to: LesMisanthrope


I’d have to think long and hard on that one.


I'll wait.


I think a good place to start is to first understand what one is fighting for.


Pretty sure they know what their goals are, as activists.

But nice attempt to shift the narrative from activists and campaigners to "fighters."



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:50 PM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.

How does that invalidate my point?


I’m speaking about protesters. The photo speaks to my point.

I understand. You're using fake protesters to attempt to prove your point.


I’m just using the photo.

Yep. You used a photo of fake protesters without informing us that they are fake.


And you said you were leaving the thread, yet here you are. That’s what you’d call a “incredibly hilarious irony“.

Yes I did say that. But when I saw your post I just found it soooooo hilarious that I just couldn't help but comment on it.

Thanks for the laugh.



There was nothing ironic about it. Thanks for the laugh.

Ah the usual "I know you are but what am I" tactic.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:51 PM
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a reply to: Liquesence



But nice attempt to shift the narrative from activists and campaigners to "fighters."

LOL. I had to laugh at that because you're absolutely right.
Perhaps we can be fighters while being couch potatoes.




posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:54 PM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.


What are "actual activists?"


Generally people who use “vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.”



"Vigorous." Would you not support their right to do so [vigorously campaign for change]?


trampling on the rights of others, they can do what they wish.


Do those rights include the right to discriminate?



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:56 PM
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originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.

How does that invalidate my point?


I’m speaking about protesters. The photo speaks to my point.

I understand. You're using fake protesters to attempt to prove your point.


I’m just using the photo.

Yep. You used a photo of fake protesters without informing us that they are fake.


And you said you were leaving the thread, yet here you are. That’s what you’d call a “incredibly hilarious irony“.

Yes I did say that. But when I saw your post I just found it soooooo hilarious that I just couldn't help but comment on it.

Thanks for the laugh.



There was nothing ironic about it. Thanks for the laugh.

Ah the usual "I know you are but what am I" tactic.


I’m not even sure you know what that means anymore, why you keep using it, and it is probably instinctual at this point, just like scurrying away when you can muster no other argument.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:57 PM
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originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.


What are "actual activists?"


Generally people who use “vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.”



"Vigorous." Would you not support their right to do so [vigorously campaign for change]?


trampling on the rights of others, they can do what they wish.


Do those rights include the right to discriminate?





Yes.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 07:58 PM
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a reply to: Liquesence




Pretty sure they know what their goals are, as activists.

But nice attempt to shift the narrative from activists and campaigners to "fighters."


I was speaking metaphorically. No, they are not actually fighting.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 08:00 PM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.

How does that invalidate my point?


I’m speaking about protesters. The photo speaks to my point.

I understand. You're using fake protesters to attempt to prove your point.


I’m just using the photo.

Yep. You used a photo of fake protesters without informing us that they are fake.


And you said you were leaving the thread, yet here you are. That’s what you’d call a “incredibly hilarious irony“.

Yes I did say that. But when I saw your post I just found it soooooo hilarious that I just couldn't help but comment on it.

Thanks for the laugh.



There was nothing ironic about it. Thanks for the laugh.

Ah the usual "I know you are but what am I" tactic.


I’m not even sure you know what that means anymore, why you keep using it, and it is probably instinctual at this point, just like scurrying away when you can muster no other argument.

*Chuckles* Another hilarious irony.

Keep it up. I'm loving it.




posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 08:01 PM
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originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.

How does that invalidate my point?


I’m speaking about protesters. The photo speaks to my point.

I understand. You're using fake protesters to attempt to prove your point.


I’m just using the photo.

Yep. You used a photo of fake protesters without informing us that they are fake.


And you said you were leaving the thread, yet here you are. That’s what you’d call a “incredibly hilarious irony“.

Yes I did say that. But when I saw your post I just found it soooooo hilarious that I just couldn't help but comment on it.

Thanks for the laugh.



There was nothing ironic about it. Thanks for the laugh.

Ah the usual "I know you are but what am I" tactic.


I’m not even sure you know what that means anymore, why you keep using it, and it is probably instinctual at this point, just like scurrying away when you can muster no other argument.

*Chuckles* Another hilarious irony.

Keep it up. I'm loving it.



You keep using irony ironically. It’s a thing of beauty.



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 08:02 PM
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The whole long winded and thesaurus filled OP can be summarized like this:
"I think activism is stupid and it serve no purpose and it can be as bad as Nazi activists or any other bad activisms."


edit on 10-6-2018 by RowanBean because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 10 2018 @ 08:02 PM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: Liquesence

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: RowanBean

originally posted by: LesMisanthrope

originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy

originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: LesMisanthrope

The definition of activism has been pointed out to you many times in this thread.
The OP just doesn't like any activism at all mate, lost cause, he should live in the UK and bow to the queen like a good peasant subject lol


I would much rather bow then engage in groupthink and narcissism. Have fun making signs no one will read.

I'm just back in to say that your comment is an incredibly hilarious irony because you put a picture of people holding up signs in your OP and we read those signs.



Those aren’t actual activists, by the way.


What are "actual activists?"


Generally people who use “vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.”



"Vigorous." Would you not support their right to do so [vigorously campaign for change]?


trampling on the rights of others, they can do what they wish.


Do those rights include the right to discriminate?




Yes.


Does a person have the right to not be discriminated against?




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