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Again, you chose to identify yourself as a right winger.
No, you labeled anyone one who disagreed with your ideology as such and your attempts to sidestep is weak at best. You have your ideology and you want to force anyone who disagrees with it to comply. Just on the last page you went on about how you would be happy when I die. Cool. Got to love the "tolerant" left.
Does it bother you that I'm honest and outspoken?
"A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it."
He wasn't right just about scientific truths.
"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." - Copy to Clipboard
-- C.S. Lewis
Indeed I would.
I believe most people are too stupid to know better than they think they know and are wholly inadequate for a position to even marginally influence the decision of where society is to go.
And that the smartest should lead. Not just show the way and lead by example but actually coerce the masses into following on the path set forth for them.
If it were up to the masses we'd still be in the dark ages, trying to decide whether to adopt Arab numerals and the concept of zero or trying to solve the quadratic.
Most people are too bloody stupid to understand banks issue new money out of nothing each time they extend a loan, for instance.edit on 2013/10/15 by Pejeu because: (no reason given)
reply to post by CB328
If I happen to get cancer, I don't expect the rest of the country to take care of me. Where in our constitution does it say we should enrich insurance companies and hospitals to provide care to other people?
Don't worry about that, I got you. The answer is no where.
I'm no expert, but I know what screwed up looks like, and this country looks screwed up.
reply to post by jonnywhite
Without the free market, corruption builds to draconian levels and only rebellion can stop it.
I just can not get the people justifying something like this. Such people should not exist and I sincerely hope he would never get elected. Saying something so self-centered is simply inhumane.
For me it sounds as extreme egoism, nothing. Everything is about me, my money, I,I,I.
Many Americans believe in Constitutional rights. 5th amendment declares the unalienable rights for life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. I say again unalienable right, not privilege, for life. What that guy is stating is literally privilege. If you don´t have the privilege for wealth, the government should just let you die off...
Cancer is not something one can control, there are millions of things that can cause cause and it largely comes down to genetics.
Even wealth comes down to genetics up to some point. If you have been born withunder 90 IQ and average physical skills, however hard you work, it will be near to impossible becoming very successful financially, especially when you come from a poor family, who has no time to deal with you when you are young (care within first years of life matters a lot, when it comes to development), you recieve worse education while having to non-quality food, which also has large influence on development.
Should people be punished for having worse genetics than others?
Does a person who chose a meaningful career such as teacher or engineer have less right to live than the person who went for real estate business, where the money lies?
Everybody has an eqaul right to live, that´s why I believe in universal healthcare, which loses healthcare being a privilege, but makes it a right for all the citizens, the right to live.
"Either pay or die off "is a sentence that no one in the world should here when they get cancer.
This has been the Republican healthcare plan for a while now.
Notice that's a democrat holding up that sign, putting words in another's mouth. Propaganda is all that is. At least have a real quote to submit instead of that crap.