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The Riots Shouldn't Be Stopped - They should continue on a larger scale.

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posted on Aug, 14 2011 @ 09:50 AM
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You don't think a little critical analysis might be helpful? I shall take a look at your 'manifesto' later and let you know what I think!




posted on Aug, 14 2011 @ 10:10 AM
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hails to you my friend. i am some what guilty of what you talk about. Dont know how to combat this accept be my self, live my life and when the time comes i will stand up and fight, at the very least for my self. Though i hope the riots were more bout destroying big brothers CCTV and police state. I know its just looting ans such but be more constructive and focused in your mayhem. With that said # POLITICS LETS #IN RIOT



posted on Aug, 14 2011 @ 10:50 AM
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The original reason for this is that someone got shot, and the people are upset. Protesting over this is acceptable, and should be supported. However, when it comes to the actual rioting, it crosses the line and is now criminal in nature and being. There is no reason to burn down someone’s house, or to steal a TV, what all does that have to do with the fact that the police shot someone and the people are upset? While they may have a right to be upset, it does not give them the right to continue to commit acts of a criminal nature, as that only gives the authorities and government credibility to do and crack down.



posted on Aug, 14 2011 @ 11:04 AM
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As my topic title states, the riots should continue, and they should grow larger, and those of you who actually want something changed in this world, instead of accepting the status quo and going about your 9-5 while complaining in the evenings on the web, perhaps you should all join in as well.


You might want to consider that the 9-5 is not a bad deal.It generally indicates that one is working for their money. The routine, or rat race, is not something that is going to slip away in some anarchist or socialist utopia.

Another point is that there is a difference between protesting and rioting... with the latter usually acted out for no reason other than to impose destruction and misery on everyone and everything in reach. If that's your concept of a good life, you're probably in need of help you won't find here.

I do agree, however, that things are not perfect. Not even close to acceptable. But I find most of the problems today rooted in the divisions of people, not their unity. This nation (US) is already polarized enough. It doesn't need someone worsening the damage already done.

In closing... I don't want this to be taken wrong but, I've already seen all of this show before. I was a part of it, from both sides even. I understand the youthful ideological drive to torch all of that you dislike or distrust. I experienced the thrill that comes with battling the corruption that defines modern society. I can relate to your zeal and devotion to a cause... whether I happen to currently agree with it or not. The problem is... and you ikely won't understand this for another decade or two, the problem is that you can't change things for the better by burning them down.

To have a positive effect, you have to embrace that which works.

We didn't get here... thousands of years and hundreds of generations from Adam, because we screwed everything up. We did a few things right. If you don't take care, you will kill the patient, not cure it.

But... I guess that all depends on what exactly you seek to accomplish. If your goal is to destroy, then that is what you will do... either to yourself or those around you.



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