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Originally posted by ~Lucidity
Gosh I was hoping to read that some world leader punched another. Darn.
Originally posted by SphinxMontreal
Go eat your expensive dinners you a-holes. The people have one billion reasons to stick it to you!
Originally posted by sheepslayer247
reply to post by SoulofBlack
So what is the answer? Peaceful protests are useless. Violent protests are useless. Do we simply stay home and catch Saturday morning cartoons and enjoy a bowl of high fructose corn syrup-injected cereal? Are we simply screwed and should we just go about our lives as usual?
That complacency is what got us in the mess we are in today! I refuse to stand by and let another man direct my life from his comfortable, well-secured office! This protest is not about ridiculous policy or the future of nations. This protest is about one man/men having thier thumbs over the rest of us.
So you find the perfect answer to this. I am willing to compromise on the tactics used to convey our message, but I AM NOT willing to compromise on the final outcome! A world where a man is not free is a world that is in constant war with its self. Thats not a world I want to be a part of.
Originally posted by muzzleflash
It's not really actual violence.
Maybe some spoiled person who does not know TRUE Violence would claim there is violence, but they are wrong.
Violence is like what happens in third world nations. Where the people all get mowed down by machine guns for protesting. Where people get their heads cut off or hanged in town square for daring to protest.
Or like in Kyrgyzstan where the people literally shot their government with AK74's and threw live grenades...
That is violence. When death comes to reap it's crop.
These protests in our first world nations are a joke. Tear gas? That is not violence. Violence is a freaking high explosive grenade. Violence is a spray of bullets. Violence is beating someones head in with blunt objects mercilessly.
This is a cake walk, in our nations protesting you have a 99% chance to come out safe and unharmed. Same goes for the cops.
You can wash that pepper spray off. But you can wash 1st degree white phosphorus burns off? Didn't think so. (By the way don't try water makes it worse lol)
We should consider ourselves lucky to not know real violence. We should consider ourselves blessed to think pepper spray or a few broken windows is "violent".
We are so mentally sheltered from the real world by our media and society, that many do not even know true violence exists across the ocean...
How many snipers are shooting random folks at this protest? Oh none?
Looks pretty peaceful to me, from both sides the people and the cops.
Call me cynical, but I am just trying to put things into perspective here compared with the rest of the World...
Originally posted by SpartanKingLeonidas
reply to post by tothetenthpower
From what I have heard about it the Agent Provocateurs are out in full swing.