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Recursion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-18-11 12:03 PM
Response to Reply #38
39. Tribalism happens for a reason
Edited on Mon Apr-18-11 12:04 PM by Recursion
It's not that these are evil people looking for an excuse to hate others. Less security = more tribe affiliation. Anthro 101. The infamous soul-less suburbs are arguably more politically conservative than small towns, but that's not where people are leaving those different from them to die from exposure tied to a fencepost.
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  -Conservative towns lead to teen suicide. Kurmudgeon  Apr-18-11 10:07 AM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-18-11 10:08 AM   #1 
  - 'group narcissism'? what group would that be? nt  xchrom   Apr-18-11 10:09 AM   #3 
  - Self-indulgent liberals  slackmaster   Apr-18-11 10:10 AM   #4 
     - no it wasn't obvious -- but whatever -- would you care to expound on  xchrom   Apr-18-11 10:13 AM   #6 
     - I think my post was sufficiently clear  slackmaster   Apr-18-11 10:16 AM   #8 
        - sucide is a tragedy but  Drale   Apr-18-11 10:19 AM   #11 
        - and that's a horseshit statement.  xchrom   Apr-18-11 10:22 AM   #12 
        - You seem a bit intolerant of my non-conformity.  slackmaster   Apr-18-11 11:03 AM   #14 
        - Oooo, aren't you the rebel?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-14-11 11:17 PM   #81 
        - I would guess it is related to their policies.  alarimer   Apr-18-11 10:53 PM   #78 
           - YES...I totally agree! How someone can't see...  SkyDaddy7   May-15-11 06:00 AM   #83 
        - Correlation is an odd meaning of "nothing to do with" (nt)  Recursion   Apr-18-11 11:39 AM   #23 
        - Right. The relationship may or may not be causal, even in a strong corelation. The point being  patrice   Apr-18-11 01:50 PM   #71 
        - bullshit. Community mores impact the residents. We are a product of society  BlancheSplanchnik   Apr-18-11 12:06 PM   #43 
        - "rising phenomenon"?  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:20 PM   #51 
           - am I mistaken? It seems that teen suicides are increasing.  BlancheSplanchnik   Apr-18-11 12:27 PM   #57 
              - Here's a graph up to 2005  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:29 PM   #59 
                 - interesting; I notice suicide #'s are conflated with homicide and firearm deaths  BlancheSplanchnik   Apr-18-11 01:10 PM   #65 
        - It's called Demographics  I owe   May-14-11 11:42 PM   #82 
     - Isn't it self-indulgent to assume that one's own agenda is more salutary to the problem  patrice   Apr-18-11 11:18 AM   #17 
     - Holy crapola.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-14-11 11:10 PM   #80 
  - Yeah, Because You Say So  otohara   Apr-18-11 11:01 AM   #13 
  - there was the sceen in harvey milk  reggie the dog   Apr-18-11 11:36 AM   #21 
     - You mean Harvey Milk, who fled New York City  Recursion   Apr-18-11 11:42 AM   #25 
        - yep, that one  reggie the dog   Apr-18-11 11:46 AM   #29 
  - Speaking of narcissism . . .  patrice   Apr-18-11 11:19 AM   #18 
  - That's un-reccing for how people MIGHT react to the post. You also a proponent of Preventative War?  patrice   Apr-18-11 11:22 AM   #19 
  - Again with the zero-sums: "nothing" Really??? Nothing? Speaking of conformity,  patrice   Apr-18-11 11:26 AM   #20 
  - How about "poor communities more likely to be conservative"? (nt)  Recursion   Apr-18-11 11:48 AM   #30 
     - k, so, it's possible that saying the cause is conservativeness (like racism often does) distracts  patrice   Apr-18-11 12:01 PM   #38 
        - Tribalism happens for a reason  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:03 PM   #39 
           - plus the soul less suburbs, like elk grove village IL where i grew up  reggie the dog   Apr-18-11 12:25 PM   #55 
           - It's the part of the country I've had little experience with  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:34 PM   #61 
              - What's a dinner party? nt  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-18-11 10:23 PM   #77 
                 - A party where you eat dinner with people  Recursion   Apr-19-11 08:15 AM   #79 
           - I like very much a return to the older concrete bases, hardwired into us by our biological heritage,  patrice   Apr-18-11 01:43 PM   #70 
  - you can tell us if you tried suicide when you were younger  reggie the dog   Apr-18-11 11:39 AM   #22 
  - You think that teens thwarted in wanting to break the bonds of restrictive,  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-18-11 11:42 AM   #26 
     - No evidence was presented that "conservative" communities as defined in the study...  Recursion   Apr-18-11 11:51 AM   #33 
  - recommend  xchrom   Apr-18-11 10:08 AM   #2 
  - Makes sense. The culture does not allow for too much non-conformity.  OHdem10   Apr-18-11 10:12 AM   #5 
  - Liberals always talk about the importance being individuals, just like everyone else.  slackmaster   Apr-18-11 10:17 AM   #9 
  - That's hardly limited to conservatism  Recursion   Apr-18-11 11:40 AM   #24 
  - Rec +1  Stuckinthebush   Apr-18-11 10:13 AM   #7 
  - The conservanazi culture demands conformity. Prejudices are required.  TxVietVet   Apr-18-11 10:19 AM   #10 
  - Liberal cultures are just as guilty as conservative ones of demanding conformity  slackmaster   Apr-18-11 11:05 AM   #15 
     - what prejudices do us liberals have?  reggie the dog   Apr-18-11 11:43 AM   #27 
     - Seriously?  Recursion   Apr-18-11 11:44 AM   #28 
     - i am a liberal  reggie the dog   Apr-18-11 11:50 AM   #32 
        - Any big city brings with it a kind of jaded politeness/privacy  Recursion   Apr-18-11 11:53 AM   #35 
           - Know what? If that place was controlling, conformist  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-18-11 12:06 PM   #42 
              - Ah, no TRUE Scotsman  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:07 PM   #44 
                 - The definition is not mine - it's Webster's.  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-18-11 12:14 PM   #48 
                    - "Conservative is, at its heart, authoritarian"  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:16 PM   #50 
                       - Ah, yes, Edmund Burke -  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-18-11 01:21 PM   #68 
     - Hey, YOU, I am DEEPLY prejudiced against people who say  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-18-11 11:54 AM   #37 
        - well you know i meant U.S. liberals, as opposed to liberals here in  reggie the dog   Apr-18-11 12:22 PM   #54 
     - Which is why there are so many gangs of gays and liberals running  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-18-11 11:49 AM   #31 
     - All one has to do is listen to ONE conservanazi.  TxVietVet   Apr-18-11 11:52 AM   #34 
        - Wow. How does one identify a "conservanazi"?  Recursion   Apr-18-11 11:54 AM   #36 
           - Do the test. You may be one.  TxVietVet   Apr-18-11 12:04 PM   #40 
              - OK, so there are no "conservanazis" in the United States  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:05 PM   #41 
                 - I love it when the conservanazis can't understand why people have to have labels.  TxVietVet   Apr-18-11 12:12 PM   #45 
                 - Well, "conservanazi" is as idiotic as Limbaugh's "feminazi" slander  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:14 PM   #47 
                    - Too bad. If you're a conservanazi, deal with it. Feminazi had nothing to do with abortions.  TxVietVet   Apr-18-11 12:20 PM   #52 
                    - Well, no, he defined the term "feminazi" exactly like I said  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:26 PM   #56 
                    - that site is bullshit  reggie the dog   Apr-18-11 12:35 PM   #62 
                    - I'm not sure where your computations come from  Doctor_J   May-15-11 12:05 PM   #84 
                 - Yep. They are called teabaggin' republiklans.  TxVietVet   Apr-18-11 12:12 PM   #46 
                 - Nope. You posted the definition in that "quiz"  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:15 PM   #49 
                    - Conservanazis = republiklans. Sieg heil, limbaugh.  TxVietVet   Apr-18-11 12:21 PM   #53 
                       - Ah, synonyms. Since you've demonstrated that "conservanazis" are not real...  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:27 PM   #58 
                          - Conservanazis = republiklans. Sieg heil, limbaugh.  TxVietVet   Apr-18-11 12:32 PM   #60 
                             - The hilarious thing is that your diatribe comes in a thread about how tolerant and open-minded...  Recursion   Apr-18-11 12:36 PM   #63 
                             - I knew a Republiklan.  Kurmudgeon   Apr-18-11 01:50 PM   #72 
                             - what about the soup nazi?  reggie the dog   Apr-18-11 12:41 PM   #64 
                 - No such thing? Look at the 'test' again. Anyone who answeres all  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-18-11 01:17 PM   #66 
                    - Right, and nobody would answer all 2's and a 3  Recursion   Apr-18-11 06:21 PM   #75 
                       - You must be joking, or you live in Bluetown, Blue Country, B;lue State.  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-18-11 10:14 PM   #76 
  - I have no problem whatsoever believing this study.  whathehell   Apr-18-11 11:17 AM   #16 
  - If only the adults in conservative towns  Doctor_J   Apr-18-11 01:17 PM   #67 
     - So joking about wanting political opponents to die is ok?  Recursion   Apr-18-11 01:25 PM   #69 
        - No. It's stupid, because it produces the opposite of one's putative intent, i.e. solutions. nt  patrice   Apr-18-11 01:54 PM   #73 
        - To suicide  Doctor_J   Apr-18-11 04:38 PM   #74 

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