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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-15-04 10:41 AM
Response to Reply #27
29. Authoritarianism is about the 'followers'.
Edited on Fri Oct-15-04 10:42 AM by TahitiNut
We're heavily indoctrinated in this country.

Parents are "authority figures." (Most resort to "because I say so" much of the time.)
Teachers are "authority figures." (Most resort to "because I say so" much of the time.)
Bosses are "authority figures." (Most resort to "because I say so" much of the time.)
Police are "authority figures." (Most resort to "because I say so" much of the time.)

Smirky McFascist leverages this. He's constantly saying he was 'right' because he still agrees with himself. :eyes:

My favorite button for many years, which I still wear, is "Question Authority!"
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  - It's What I've Been Saying For Years!  ProfessorGAC   Oct-15-04 09:14 AM   #22 
  - The reichbot "Blame the Victim" brigade will always be heard.  TahitiNut   Oct-15-04 09:13 AM   #21 
     - "Just like farts before a bowel movement!"  calimary   Oct-15-04 10:25 AM   #26 
     - I don't know why, but you can count on right-wingers to back the  Cat Atomic   Oct-15-04 10:33 AM   #27 
        - Authoritarianism is about the 'followers'.  TahitiNut   Oct-15-04 10:41 AM   #29 
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  - As Long as "Editorialize" Doesn't Have Anything to Do With Opinions  GiovanniC   Oct-15-04 09:02 AM   #10 
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        - watch enough of Washington Journal  AmerDem   Oct-15-04 11:19 AM   #34 
 

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