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Political Bias at Thesaurus.com?

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posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 02:37 PM
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So I found myself over at thesaurus.com the other day and while I was there I decided to do a quick experiment.

I did a synonym search for "liberal" and here is a screen grab of the results:

Nothing too surprising, and really nothing that could be considered overtly negative, right?

Then I searched "conservative" and we get:

Fuddy-duudy? Redneck? Unimaginative? White bread?

Does anybody else see something wrong with this? I mean, they couldn't even put one negative connotation for liberals. Where's "bleeding heart"? I've heard that one my whole life.

So I searched a few more words and here's the results:







I'd like to hear some comments as to if you think this is fair and accurate, maybe a few other members can search other words.
I'm just left wondering how deep does the conditioning REALLY go...




posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 02:43 PM
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That’s outrageous and if I was a lawyer that dealt with this type of bs , I’d go after them hard.

Totally unfair made up bs and this type of indoctrination needs to stop !



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 02:46 PM
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Hmmm... I guess God is a liberal
At least the new God, the AI god of the future.



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 02:58 PM
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a reply to: underpass61

my thought is that is hilarious.

something else for people to cry over

ahahahahha



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 02:59 PM
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Looks like Democrats have infiltrated them too 🤣



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:02 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

Thanks! I'm sure they'll be pleased to know that with you at least, their work is complete.



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:08 PM
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originally posted by: underpass61
a reply to: TinySickTears

Thanks! I'm sure they'll be pleased to know that with you at least, their work is complete.


whatever you say

its hilarious because absolutely anything that talks negative of trump or conservative crap gets pegged as part of the leftist agenda.
you guys claim their reach is so vast yet at the same time say their party is in shambles.
but theyre into everything??

hahahahah
what a load



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:09 PM
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originally posted by: xuenchen
Looks like Democrats have infiltrated them too 🤣


exactly what i mean

the all powerful democrats. infiltrating everything yet crumbling




posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:13 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

You're saying neither you nor thesaurus.com can think of a single negative synonym for liberal? They fly hard and fast around here every day yet none make the cut at their much respected site? THAT'S a load.



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:19 PM
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a reply to: underpass61

I'm confused as to how a Rightist can be stable, steady and timid; and how Liberalism can be attributed to Catholicism.




posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:20 PM
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originally posted by: underpass61


You're saying neither you nor thesaurus.com can think of a single negative synonym for liberal? .


i said nothing of the sort



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:34 PM
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originally posted by: wtfatta
a reply to: underpass61

I'm confused as to how a Rightist can be stable, steady and timid; and how Liberalism can be attributed to Catholicism.



Yeah, I was wondering about that one too.

It’s obvious a democratic bias infiltrated the printing of this particular thesaurus and what a shame because an honest one would have put manipulative liars under the democratic list.



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:49 PM
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It all checks out to me.

What's the problem?...




posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:51 PM
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originally posted by: Sheye

That’s outrageous and if I was a lawyer that dealt with this type of bs , I’d go after them hard.


How would you 'deal with them'? What legal precedent would you pursue?



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 03:56 PM
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a reply to: Jefferton

Thanks for the enlightened,tolerant, and shall I say latitudinarian reply!



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 04:01 PM
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a reply to: underpass61

Tolerant, enlightened, flexible...just lol.

Definitely biased and just plain wrong.



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 04:17 PM
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Dictionaries and Thesauruses are compiled according to usage, not by correct definition or use of the term. So if people commonly associate "conservative" with "reactionary", it's because people commonly use it that way, not because they are correct in doing so.



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 04:25 PM
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a reply to: underpass61

That settles it for me. I declare I am definitely INDEPENDENT.



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 04:57 PM
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originally posted by: Aphorism. So if people commonly associate "conservative" with "reactionary", it's because people commonly use it that way, not because they are correct in doing so.


What"people"? I believe you mean the MSM.



posted on Jan, 30 2019 @ 05:45 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: Sheye

That’s outrageous and if I was a lawyer that dealt with this type of bs , I’d go after them hard.


How would you 'deal with them'? What legal precedent would you pursue?


If I was a lawyer I’d know... but I’m not. All I can say is that they must be breaking some sort of law or laws based on truth and truthful representation.




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