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Who does free speech help more: liberals or conservatives?

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posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 01:30 AM
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reply to post by darkbake
 


I find it ridiculous that you think there is any connection between the aims of the political parties and the desires of the population, it is further ridiculous that you happily apply the false dichotomy of liberal and conservative.

The political parties are just an illusion, they all have the same agenda - which is to protect the financial elite, for whom they work. The mass media, mainstream economists, health specialists, scientists - they all work for the same people - the owners of the western anglo-american empire - the financial elite.

You are talking about nothing - the views of the people have virtually zero impact on what the political class do - though the political class will always try and disguise what they are doing within schemes that look like they are left or right leaning - but its simply a smokescreen.

Every single policy is intended to improve the power and security of the financial elite, and the intellectual, corporate, political, scientific classes have been co-opted and paid off.

Forget silly left and right ideas - they are just illusion. The restrictions on speech are designed to control the debate within certain parameters, in exactly the same way that the labels liberal and conservative do.

There is a political division, it is between collectivism/centralization, and individualism/decentralization.

Collectivism/centralization is supported and forced forward by the financial oligarchs - and should be resisted at all points.

Stop playing inside the intellectual box they created for you, and open your mind.
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posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 02:38 AM
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Amagnon
The political parties are just an illusion, they all have the same agenda - which is to protect the financial elite, for whom they work. The mass media, mainstream economists, health specialists, scientists - they all work for the same people - the owners of the western anglo-american empire - the financial elite.


I agree with everything you said minus your statement about science. That is quite ethnocentric. The vast majority of scientists dwell outside the US. They have no affiliation to our political parties nor corporate leaders. Science in on the few pure things we have left as it is an amalgamation of many different political view points, religious beliefs, and cultural backgrounds.

For that matter, most of the world accepts science. It is here in the US where we have the most deniers of it. There is no liberal or GOP science. Science is far larger than the US.



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 05:03 AM
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theMediator
reply to post by darkbake
 


The thing is, conservatives really don't understand liberal thinking at all.

Hence, they do their best to grasp liberal thinking with false generalization.
Even a popular anti-progressive thread today clearly shows this.


Ummm...Possibly due to the fact that Liberal "thinking" is more akin to emoting......Please feel free to correct this statement with a cogent and concise definition of..."what you believe liberal thinking...is" and then we can agree to disagree...or not...from there...

YouSir



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 05:10 AM
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Who does dividing the masses between left v right help, us or them?



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 05:12 AM
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Amagnon
reply to post by darkbake
 


I find it ridiculous that you think there is any connection between the aims of the political parties and the desires of the population, it is further ridiculous that you happily apply the false dichotomy of liberal and conservative.

The political parties are just an illusion, they all have the same agenda - which is to protect the financial elite, for whom they work. The mass media, mainstream economists, health specialists, scientists - they all work for the same people - the owners of the western anglo-american empire - the financial elite.

You are talking about nothing - the views of the people have virtually zero impact on what the political class do - though the political class will always try and disguise what they are doing within schemes that look like they are left or right leaning - but its simply a smokescreen.

Every single policy is intended to improve the power and security of the financial elite, and the intellectual, corporate, political, scientific classes have been co-opted and paid off.

Forget silly left and right ideas - they are just illusion. The restrictions on speech are designed to control the debate within certain parameters, in exactly the same way that the labels liberal and conservative do.

There is a political division, it is between collectivism/centralization, and individualism/decentralization.

Collectivism/centralization is supported and forced forward by the financial oligarchs - and should be resisted at all points.

Stop playing inside the intellectual box they created for you, and open your mind.
edit on 6-1-2014 by Amagnon because: (no reason given)


I think I just fell in love!



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 05:36 AM
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Ummm...I really don't think it has anything to do with your assertion that..."those not claiming to be liberal"...believe that..."liberals are the only ones to get offended". I think that it's more a commentary on the USE of "being offended" as one of the cornerstone tools of the movement.

On a personal note...it's really quite laughable...very humorous in fact...that liberalism justifies as part of it's premise the use of such a...crutch...in an attempt to deflect or obfuscate in order to prop up the unsupportable......What's even funnier is the sheer numbers of the herd that wallow in such juvenility...while attempting to claim the high ground. You look like children trying to play "king of the mountain".......on a ball......floating in the water.

You must realize how appallingly pathetic such nonsense is...........right?

If the truth of liberalism were enlightenment.......then it would discard divisiveness...rather than husband it.

Grow beyond the penchant to separate...if you were truly inclusive then you would leave behind the non-sense...."yes I purposely hyphenated the word". Stop using inclusivity to define......."only those who agree with you" and you would indeed be liberal.

Please apply all of the above to conservatism as well..........then...rinse and repeat.

YouSir



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 05:44 AM
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Who does free speech help more: liberals or conservatives?

Free speech helps EVERYONE even if they don't realize it.
Free speech helps keep people honest and it helps truth to prevail.
That's something that both liberals and conservatives claim to want.

Liberals claim to want free speech ... but of course they are the ones who get upset when that 'free
speech' doesn't go in the direction they want.

(religious) Conservatives claim to want free speech ... unless that free speech happens to expose flaws in the reasoning and/or accuracy of their religious beliefs.

But to answer the question .. free speech helps everyone and it should be defended.
And if that free speech exposes something that the listener doesn't like because it goes
against their liberal or conservative ideals .. then they should sit back and listen and LEARN ...



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 06:29 AM
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Rosinitiate
Who does dividing the masses between left v right help, us or them?


Ummm...I'm fairly certain that you posed this as a rhetorical question....If I break it down into "the us"...that would mean..."the great unwashed"...Those..."yearning to breathe free"

The "them" would be the parasitic.....the leeches that suck the life out of..."those yearning to breathe free"....the...statute and law and executive order...justifier's/pencil pushers.

Frankly...it helps the host...not a whit to be so infested by the parasitic...
It also reveals the hubris of the parasite in thinking that such an infection can be anything but......short term.

In the end the host either succumbs to the infestation.....or scratches them all loose rending the parasite between tooth and nail.

It's why the parasitic seek to de-fang the host....and some cells in their finite wisdom call for such a belly up approach...

Tooth and nail....tooth and nail...

YouSir



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 06:49 AM
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YouSir

Rosinitiate
Who does dividing the masses between left v right help, us or them?


Ummm...I'm fairly certain that you posed this as a rhetorical question...

Tooth and nail....tooth and nail...

YouSir


Funny, You Sir. And I like Tooth and Nail entwine



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 07:17 AM
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YouSir

theMediator
reply to post by darkbake
 


The thing is, conservatives really don't understand liberal thinking at all.

Hence, they do their best to grasp liberal thinking with false generalization.
Even a popular anti-progressive thread today clearly shows this.


Ummm...Possibly due to the fact that Liberal "thinking" is more akin to emoting......Please feel free to correct this statement with a cogent and concise definition of..."what you believe liberal thinking...is" and then we can agree to disagree...or not...from there...

YouSir



Liberals. Two sorts. Useful idiots and subverters. Fellow travelers and conspirators.



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 11:43 AM
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Wow. I used to visit this place all the time to read about grand conspiracies, aliens, crazy news. When did it become just a place to bash liberals so hard? I guess maybe it was better with ads and no ability to reply. Is this site now sponsored by FOX? Why so angry?????



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 11:52 AM
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YouSir


Ummm...Possibly due to the fact that Liberal "thinking" is more akin to emoting......Please feel free to correct this statement with a cogent and concise definition of..."what you believe liberal thinking...is" and then we can agree to disagree...or not...from there...

YouSir



Hmmmm.....

Scanning the whole thread and I fail to see your cogent and concise argument to back up your statement. I guess then I can just say you are an ignorant, angry jerk and then tell you to present an argument against my claim? Is that really how logic works in your world?



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 12:45 PM
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Liberals don't believe in free speech. Medical advice is speech. Investing advice is speech. Most liberals don't believe people should be allowed to give medical advice or investing advice without government permission. Personally I'd rather not be allowed to say "bad words" than not be allowed to give out advice. Therefore I'd prefer liberals would start allowing free speech.



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 02:05 PM
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Ummm...For that rectal pain there are ample prescriptions......and I do mean......ample.

I seem to have.....struck a nerve...and you emoted quite nicely...The really...really...child-like attempt to "sequester" your pathology fell mute.......tsk...tsk.

As for your thread scanning abilities.......here's a little linky to help improve your vaunt.

Oh...BTW...Welcome to the family



YouSir

P.S....................You conveniently forgot to address the........"Please feel free to correct this statement with a cogent and concise definition of..."what you believe liberal thinking...is" and then we can agree to disagree...or not...from there"...........portion as you were busily emoting your response.

edit on 6-1-2014 by YouSir because: to injure......insult

edit on 6-1-2014 by YouSir because: I just had to............."Be The Change"



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 03:06 PM
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YouSir
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Ummm...For that rectal pain there are ample prescriptions......and I do mean......ample.


Nothing wrong with my rectum. Why you are thinking about it is quite curious.


I seem to have.....struck a nerve...and you emoted quite nicely...The really...really...child-like attempt to "sequester" your pathology fell mute.......tsk...tsk.


No nerve struck, I just presented your exact argument back to. I notice a huge lack of actual response.


As for your thread scanning abilities.......here's a little linky to help improve your vaunt.

Oh...BTW...Welcome to the family


I saw that. I read that. It does nothing to back up what you said. So sorry you got emotional and had to think about my rectum. It is not for you, sorry. I do not swing that way. When you can be an adult and not just a horny little pervert thinking about my rectum, get back to me.



YouSir

P.S....................You conveniently forgot to address the........"Please feel free to correct this statement with a cogent and concise definition of..."what you believe liberal thinking...is" and then we can agree to disagree...or not...from there"...........portion as you were busily emoting your response.

edit on 6-1-2014 by YouSir because: to injure......insult

edit on 6-1-2014 by YouSir because: I just had to............."Be The Change"


Actually that is the only thing I addressed. No emoting, just turning your logic back on you. You cannot just claim anything and then dare others to come up with a cogent response. Where is your cogent argument for your actual point? Sorry you are so confused and busy thinking about my rectum. Not sure what I can do about that but it sounds like you need help and maybe to register with your local authorities.
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posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 03:40 PM
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Ummm...no need to wax all homophobic.....(and your the liberal)...I was just noticing that you seemed butthurt by my observation.

As to your first response to me and I Quote..."I guess then I can just say you are an ignorant, angry jerk"...

See........first we have your emotional display response and then it's couched in name calling...two liberal traits used to vilify and denigrate whatever perceived or hallucinated opposition does or doesn't exist in the mind of the fanatic....I have now twice proved my observations. You also seem to have missed the...

"Please apply all of the above to conservatism as well..........then...rinse and repeat."...
Part of my first post.

Perhaps it should have been followed by the requisite "ad nauseam" qualifier.......but I can hardly be accused of ad hominem favoritism....or even succumbing to a dichotomous paradigm...............Don't you think?

Perhaps you should take the advice of your screen name.........and just BUTTONLIP

YouSir


edit on 6-1-2014 by YouSir because: To fix an error in the program

edit on 6-1-2014 by YouSir because: 2...observations



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 06:42 PM
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YouSir
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Ummm...no need to wax all homophobic.....(and your the liberal)...I was just noticing that you seemed butthurt by my observation.


Not wanting you to concentrate on my anus is not homophobic. It is just a rejection of you specifically making odd sexual references to me.


As to your first response to me and I Quote..."I guess then I can just say you are an ignorant, angry jerk"...

See........first we have your emotional display response and then it's couched in name calling...two liberal traits used to vilify and denigrate whatever perceived or hallucinated opposition does or doesn't exist in the mind of the fanatic....I have now twice proved my observations. You also seem to have missed the...


Ummm no. It was me making a point that apparently you missed and just took personally as your kind is the eternal victim.



"Please apply all of the above to conservatism as well..........then...rinse and repeat."...
Part of my first post.

Perhaps it should have been followed by the requisite "ad nauseam" qualifier.......but I can hardly be accused of ad hominem favoritism....or even succumbing to a dichotomous paradigm...............Don't you think?


Still not even attempting to address my actual point but crying about how hurt you are. You seem to be the emotional one here. Nothing I said was personal and when read in context, I made a point.


Perhaps you should take the advice of your screen name.........and just BUTTONLIP

YouSir


edit on 6-1-2014 by YouSir because: To fix an error in the program

edit on 6-1-2014 by YouSir because: 2...observations


Perhaps instead of getting all upset and personal, you should try reading EVERYTHING I actually wrote and see if you can ever actually address my point. I do not even know you enough to make personal attacks. I do know you have a thing for talking about my backside though. That much is clear. Please get off the playground, read everything and attempt to have an actual discussion about what I was really saying. Otherwise, do not bother responding and please do not bring up my butt again. It is not for you.



posted on Jan, 6 2014 @ 07:07 PM
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Ummm...Ha,Ha,Ha....Ha,Ha,Haaaaaa........Wow, you sure do provide some much needed comic relief in this debate......You need to realize that I'm not offended or hurt or angry...I'm simply passing the time trying to relieve some boredom at my fave entertainment outlet so unbunch your panties and relax..............and...welcome to ATS

YouSir



posted on Jan, 7 2014 @ 03:52 AM
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off-topic post removed to prevent thread-drift


 



posted on Jan, 7 2014 @ 04:01 AM
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^That's like the 4th time this member has posted that randomly...




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