posted on Feb, 10 2014 @ 11:54 AM
Perhaps it's a geographical prejudice.
I am in the UK where the word ''haters'' doesn't have political associations. It's used to denote people that hate certain things, perhaps topic
On ATS many times, I have been followed by the same posters in whichever thread I post, making straw man arguments and being rude, probably because I
disagreed their post somewhen before, I referred to them in a recent post as ''haters hating on me''.
The same geographical word prejudice seems relevant to ''truthers''. Again I am in the UK and to me 'truth' means the truth and isn't tainted by a
Perhaps my screen name has caused a lot of comments from US posters aimed at me because of this, I certainly have endured a lot of accusations along
the lines of being an Alex Jones devotee. I didn't know anything about Alex Jones nor subscribe to any of his channels of information.
I also gather in the US, the word 'truthers' is affiliated to 911. I have my own opinions on that event but again, I don't subscribe to any particular
person or groups specific movement on it.
That said the media has a lot to answer for in the dumbing down and categorising people, mostly those that aren't particularly intellectual and get
their prejudices from the media instead of learning about things and questioning things they hear that are put out there with no evidence or from
It seems a divided society is more easily conquered, whereas a cohesive society all on the same page with Utopian ideals is more of a force to be
edit on 10-2-2014 by theabsolutetruth because: (no reason given)