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mattclearing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-05-05 04:55 PM
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4. They just don't want to be outed for their beliefs...
...which are socially unnacceptable, and rarely defensible when challenged.

A lot of things that DU'ers talk about are socially unnacceptable, but at least we're collectively out there and honest about it, and we take challenges full-on.

Given a normal traffic day, anybody on Earth can come in here and see the wackiest things we say, and register to challenge it if they want.

Granted, many get tombstoned, but as long as one falls on the left side of the political spectrum, they are likely to be tolerated and get their say.

I like it like that.

I think a lot of the people on the right would do well to adopt a similar model. They might adjust their attitude a bit.

As it is, they are terribly sensitive and susceptible to groupthink.
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