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originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: BuzzyWigs
I do love it when you go full blown pretentious.
Your job to explain YOUR OPINION to the masses on what's happening.
I like how you said that you deal in facts, not work.
This is a thread about politicians, ministers, and other officials who control the economy - it is nothing but a safeguard against corruption, and so, should be something the people should want.
It's important to know what can happen so we can avoid it, and prevent it from happening.
And who would want to rule a people where the people really just rule you, where you're just a slave to a people who make all kinds of outrageous demands that can't be met and you just have to take their abuse for your term.
Then you'd have to create that screening test and convince everyone how it will work and why we should use it.
its about protecting an even more important right: the right not to be misled and taken advantage of by kleptocrats.
Do you think any of the candidates would have passed this test?
Trump and all the Republican candidates would fail. Cruz would for sure fail; same with Christie; Carson would probably fail.
The realest candidate is by Bernie Sanders, and so his brain would likely have shown normal hemispheric myelination - because, as you can tell when he speaks, he sounds very sincere, very animated, and yet - most importantly - in control of his rhetoric.
I really am trying to be conscious of the types of issues that can arise here, but I think the gain made in protecting us from a self-serving official supersedes any violation of his or her rights.
It's not like this is something that needs to be done day after day. Rather, you're brain is already set in its functions by adulthood - unlikely to change or move in a different direction.