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posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:18 AM
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a reply to: andy06shake

Police hunting gunman. ........

To make sure he's OK and that no one said anything disparaging about him on social media.

Shocked face



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:25 AM
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a reply to: karl 12

I've seen a few interviews with Andrew Doyle and he is usually spot on.

Haven't the new Scottish laws already backfired a bit?
I heard someone got in trouble for sending a "hate" tweet about the English but don't know the details.

It'll be another case of rules for thee and not for me, though.
They'll find a thousand excuses to save their own side from the unintended consequences of silly laws.



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:28 AM
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a reply to: Tulpa

I dont know about that Tulpa.

Chances are, if our Police do come across the fellow in London where armed Police are generally only a few mins away.

And if he decides to pose a threat, get wide, or endanger the public any further, they will shot him dead on the spot, given what's already been perpitrated.

Our armed police, whilst not known to go into situations Gung ho, tend to not mess around.
edit on 28-5-2021 by andy06shake because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:30 AM
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a reply to: karl 12

The biggest problem I see -- in practice -- is that we're told not to offend certain people for certain reasons, but at the same time, we're told it's okay -- good even! -- to deliberately offend other certain people.

Don't be offensive to Black people... but be as offensive as you want to White people....

Don't be offensive to Muslim people... but be as offensive as you want to Christians and Jews...

Don't be offensive to men who identify as women... but be as offensive as you want to Karens middle-age women...

So it's not just about creating an equal society or a nicer society. It's exactly the opposite.

And, naturally, this has led to too many people (especially young people) not being able to handle any negativity, whether it's outright insults, constructive criticism, or just ideas expressed that they don't like. Everything is oh-so-personal now. But they can sure dish out what they cannot take, and do so with the utmost self-righteousness.

It has also led to other people (especially older people) being as offensive as possible for no good reason. Just to be offensive. We see it right here on ATS every day. Gratuitous insults (sometimes veiled, sometimes not) against a class, be it race, religion, or sex. Especially sex. I have never seen any female member make general slurs against men on here, but some male members have no problem making general slurs against all women out of the blue.

I think of it all as part of the dumbing down of America. It's about dumbing down our emotional maturity as well as our intellectual maturity. And too many are happy to fall for it.

Which can be and is used against us -- the "little" people -- by the political critters who only want power.



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:34 AM
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originally posted by: Tulpa

When equality and diversity training happens within the institutions their original purpose becomes a secondary issue.


Police no longer deal with crime.

Schools no longer educate.

Hospitals fail their patients.

The military fear upsetting anyone by defending their country and flag.

I'm waiting for the fire service to claim that not being on fire is a privilege!



Yes couldn't agree more mate and perhaps that's the whole point - the mindset does seem to have been weaponized against those it claims to protect.

Your post really did put me in mind of this quote by Michael Ellner..




"Just look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, psychiatrists destroy minds, scientists destroy truth, major media destroys information, religions destroy spirituality and governments destroy freedom.

Michael Ellner




and when it comes to inverted woke cult logic and PC censorship then perhaps this quote is also a relevant one.




posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:35 AM
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originally posted by: Tulpa
a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

I'm offended by this comment.




Yo dog dats wutz up. Thur aint even no ebonics be happenin in dis thread. Whitey done lost his mind.



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:40 AM
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a reply to: Boadicea

Narcissism is being instilled within the youth.
Remove the bedrock of truth from under their feet and they'll crave a fluffy cloud fantasy land where nothing can be offensive.
Create confusion and people need authority figures for guidance which is merely manipulation of pliant minds.
Clone followers afraid of independent thought.

Us grown ups are an inconvenience. The target is the young, easily led mind.



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:41 AM
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The same lefties that claim to be open and accepting and don't want to offend are the same group that spews the nastiest vile and leads the cancel culture.



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:45 AM
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originally posted by: Illumimasontruth

originally posted by: Tulpa
a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

I'm offended by this comment.




Yo dog dats wutz up. Thur aint even no ebonics be happenin in dis thread. Whitey done lost his mind.


My dear fellow. I'm afraid your meaning has eluded me on this occasion.
Your words are surely intended for minds far greater than my humble understanding.

Dawg



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:46 AM
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originally posted by: butcherguy

originally posted by: Tulpa
a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

I would try to be outraged also but it's tricky doing two things at once.

I'm in a lazy Friday mood.


Oh crap, it's Offended Friday.
I forgot my gun and knife at home.


Just sit back and sing, in your head.

"It's just an offended Firday
I wish it was Sunday
'Cause that's my fun day
.... where I won't kill anyone till Monday when I get back to work with all those obnoxious bastards, all smiling and telling me how great Friday night was, are at the coffee machine..."




posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:48 AM
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originally posted by: Illumimasontruth
Yo dog dats wutz up. Thur aint even no ebonics be happenin in dis thread. Whitey done lost his mind.


‘S’mofo butter layin’ me to da’ BONE! Jackin’ me up… tight me!



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:49 AM
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originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: Tulpa

I dont know about that Tulpa.

Chances are, if our Police do come across the fellow in London where armed Police are generally only a few mins away.

And he decides to pose a threat, get wide, or endanger the public any further, they will shot him dead on the spot, given whats already been perpitrated.

Our armed police, whilst not known to go into situations Gung ho, tend to not mess around.



IF.



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:53 AM
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a reply to: Tulpa

Indeed.

Cheers for the heads up, fixed in the edit.

Anyroad "If" they come across the fellow and he is an arse, my bet is they shoot him, as they should.



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 07:54 AM
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originally posted by: Akragon
im personally offended by those that are easily offended

The whole Pc culture can eat a D***

Not sorry...



They can go back to being kegger sperm dumpsters is what can happen. Offense is part of life, not one gets a pass on it.

The offended's worst offenders that are in love with the sound of their voice are usually college kids, so the comment stands. They need to get back to being useful, even a drunk jock needs cheap lovin'.
edit on 5/28/2021 by Nyiah because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 08:03 AM
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originally posted by: Tulpa
a reply to: Boadicea

Narcissism is being instilled within the youth.
Remove the bedrock of truth from under their feet and they'll crave a fluffy cloud fantasy land where nothing can be offensive.
Create confusion and people need authority figures for guidance which is merely manipulation of pliant minds.
Clone followers afraid of independent thought.


Well said! I can't help but wonder how much of this is encouraged/propped up by the increasing number of "only child" families. I have a niece and a nephew who are the "only child," and there is a marked difference in how they interact as compared to my kids and their cousins from multiple-children families. Siblings have to share, and have to consider others, and learn to appreciate differences thru living. It's part and parcel for siblings. Not so much for the "only" child.

The Joy Of Being A 'One And Done' Family


Us grown ups are an inconvenience. The target is the young, easily led mind.


Us old folks are also a threat. We know better and can teach the younger folks better. They can't have that!
edit on 28-5-2021 by Boadicea because: spelling



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 08:05 AM
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a reply to: karl 12

What ever happened to, “I disagree with what you said but will defend to the death your right to say it “?



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 08:13 AM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: karl 12

What ever happened to, “I disagree with what you said but will defend to the death your right to say it “?


It became an offensive, threatening term used by old men who are frightened by change.

Works every time.



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 08:15 AM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: karl 12

This behavior is demonstrated here daily in the political forums.


Yet another dog whistle call to do whatever in the hell it's supposed to do. [/sarc]



posted on May, 28 2021 @ 08:16 AM
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originally posted by: Boadicea

The biggest problem I see -- in practice -- is that we're told not to offend certain people for certain reasons, but at the same time, we're told it's okay -- good even! -- to deliberately offend other certain people.

Don't be offensive to Black people... but be as offensive as you want to White people....

Don't be offensive to Muslim people... but be as offensive as you want to Christians and Jews...

Don't be offensive to men who identify as women... but be as offensive as you want to Karens middle-age women...

So it's not just about creating an equal society or a nicer society. It's exactly the opposite.

And, naturally, this has led to too many people (especially young people) not being able to handle any negativity, whether it's outright insults, constructive criticism, or just ideas expressed that they don't like. Everything is oh-so-personal now. But they can sure dish out what they cannot take, and do so with the utmost self-righteousness.

It has also led to other people (especially older people) being as offensive as possible for no good reason. Just to be offensive. We see it right here on ATS every day. Gratuitous insults (sometimes veiled, sometimes not) against a class, be it race, religion, or sex. Especially sex. I have never seen any female member make general slurs against men on here, but some male members have no problem making general slurs against all women out of the blue.

I think of it all as part of the dumbing down of America. It's about dumbing down our emotional maturity as well as our intellectual maturity. And too many are happy to fall for it.

Which can be and is used against us -- the "little" people -- by the political critters who only want power.



Thanks for posting that Boadicea and I think you hit a few nails on a few heads there.

Definitely seems like the infantilising of grown adults (and the abandonment of critical thinking) is being promoted wholesale - when it comes to media conditioning then I suppose narcissists are also far easier to control.

Do feel sorry for schoolkids as they've also got to contend with the fuzzy non logic and 'alternative facts' being pushed on them by supposed educational professionals.

Did enjoy this short film and suppose if you live long enough you'll see satire become reality.







Don't know if you caught the thread but turns out Gates was bankrolling the idea that the objective focus on the right answer in mathematics is racist. 




posted on May, 28 2021 @ 08:16 AM
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originally posted by: billxam
Yet another dog whistle call to do whatever in the hell it's supposed to do. [/sarc]


No, it's to point out there is a perpetual stream of offended mary threads regarding the outrage du jour, particularly in the Mudpit.




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