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beam me up scottie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-25-06 11:07 PM
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41. Yeah, I'm thinking I just resent it more when it comes from the left.
I feel the same way when I see blatant bigotry, I expect better from liberals.

Since woowooism can now travel at the speed of light, I'm noticing it more often than I did before.
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  -What caused the left to become anti-intellectual? beam me up scottie  Sep-23-06 11:16 PM   #0 
  - Random speculation  PinkUnicorn   Sep-24-06 06:11 AM   #1 
  - Good points all, but I especially agree with the fourth.  beam me up scottie   Sep-24-06 09:58 PM   #6 
     - Grar! That reminds me of the other thing that people have been doing that  Random_Australian   Sep-24-06 10:37 PM   #8 
        - Scientifically Proven =  beam me up scottie   Sep-24-06 11:23 PM   #14 
           - I don't know  salvorhardin   Sep-24-06 11:25 PM   #15 
           - And people who see ads on the tv, and repeat the claims they make.  Random_Australian   Sep-24-06 11:31 PM   #17 
              - sNort! All your base are belong to us is right.  beam me up scottie   Sep-24-06 11:33 PM   #18 
                 - And then there is the infamous "All your smurf" as well.  Random_Australian   Sep-24-06 11:53 PM   #20 
                    - I saw the original but not the Smurf version.  beam me up scottie   Sep-25-06 12:12 AM   #22 
                       - It's... unusual.  Random_Australian   Sep-25-06 01:29 AM   #23 
                       - Yarr! Have a smurfy day matey!  salvorhardin   Sep-25-06 01:51 AM   #24 
                          - uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh  beam me up scottie   Sep-25-06 02:33 AM   #25 
                             - Smurfy pirates  salvorhardin   Sep-25-06 01:14 PM   #30 
  - Because of ordinary, non-scientist people.  Random_Australian   Sep-24-06 07:23 AM   #2 
  - Another excellent point.  beam me up scottie   Sep-24-06 10:26 PM   #7 
  - I'm not sure this country was ever really a champion of science or reason  salvorhardin   Sep-24-06 02:41 PM   #3 
  - Well, I was talking about the left, not the country,  beam me up scottie   Sep-24-06 10:44 PM   #9 
  - I just think it's a deeply embedded attitude in this country  salvorhardin   Sep-24-06 10:56 PM   #10 
     - Of course you can.  beam me up scottie   Sep-24-06 11:30 PM   #16 
  - Interesting bookends  moggie   Sep-25-06 04:00 AM   #26 
     - Something like that  salvorhardin   Sep-25-06 01:53 PM   #31 
  - There might be quite a few swing voters...  Dead_Parrot   Sep-24-06 07:19 PM   #4 
  - There's a handful of Larouchies hanging about too  salvorhardin   Sep-24-06 09:10 PM   #5 
  - What's a "Newmanite"? n/t  AZCat   Sep-24-06 10:57 PM   #11 
     - An offshoot of the followers of Larouche  salvorhardin   Sep-24-06 11:01 PM   #13 
        - Lots of reading to do, I see.  AZCat   Sep-24-06 11:42 PM   #19 
           - I don't know  salvorhardin   Sep-25-06 12:07 AM   #21 
  - Oh good grief.  beam me up scottie   Sep-24-06 11:00 PM   #12 
  - Google is your friend...  Dead_Parrot   Sep-25-06 08:52 PM   #33 
     - "that would make Lovecraft reach for the Xanax."  beam me up scottie   Sep-25-06 10:42 PM   #36 
  - I agree. I think that these people wander all over the political spectrum  Anarcho-Socialist   Sep-25-06 10:51 AM   #29 
     - Personally, I blame the Queen of the World.  Dead_Parrot   Sep-25-06 09:01 PM   #34 
     - OMG!  WoodrowFan   Sep-26-06 11:47 AM   #52 
     - You nailed it, AS, they have no allegiance.  beam me up scottie   Sep-25-06 10:49 PM   #37 
  - I'm not sure I agree with your premise  WoodrowFan   Sep-25-06 08:18 AM   #27 
  - Good points.  beam me up scottie   Sep-25-06 10:51 PM   #38 
  - I think it's because of whom the current benefits of science seem to go to  muriel_volestrangler   Sep-25-06 10:12 AM   #28 
  - argh.  beam me up scottie   Sep-25-06 10:56 PM   #39 
     - So what do you think of HAARP?  mhatrw   Mar-20-07 06:53 AM   #83 
  - There has always been an anti-reason faction of the left  eridani   Sep-25-06 08:41 PM   #32 
  - "granola faction of lesbian feminists"? Why not just call them feminazis?  beam me up scottie   Sep-25-06 10:40 PM   #35 
     - Because I refuse to spread Rethug memes  eridani   Sep-25-06 11:37 PM   #43 
        - Well, guess what? "granola faction of lesbian feminists" IS a Rethug meme  beam me up scottie   Sep-26-06 12:37 AM   #44 
           - No, it isn't  eridani   Sep-26-06 01:19 AM   #46 
              - Are you a granola faction lesbian feminist?  beam me up scottie   Sep-26-06 01:25 AM   #47 
                 - Partly  eridani   Sep-26-06 02:40 AM   #48 
  - I don't think the left is anti-logical  DinoBoy   Sep-25-06 11:00 PM   #40 
  - Yeah, I'm thinking I just resent it more when it comes from the left.  beam me up scottie   Sep-25-06 11:07 PM   #41 
     - I know I resent it more  salvorhardin   Sep-25-06 11:37 PM   #42 
        - It's a losing battle.  beam me up scottie   Sep-26-06 12:43 AM   #45 
        - Idle though duex  PinkUnicorn   Sep-26-06 03:34 AM   #49 
        - I agree, it bothers me a lot more when our team says stupid things  DinoBoy   Sep-26-06 10:23 AM   #51 
           - Again, I agree  salvorhardin   Sep-26-06 12:31 PM   #53 
              - I think falsification could be taught pretty easily to young kids  DinoBoy   Sep-26-06 11:29 PM   #55 
              - Wow! That reminded me of the coolest thing!  Random_Australian   Sep-27-06 10:02 AM   #56 
              - You mean this mine?  Random_Australian   Oct-01-06 11:39 PM   #65 
              - So basically, SOA is OK when you think it is OK and not OK  mhatrw   Mar-20-07 06:59 AM   #84 
  - I blame the X-Files. Well, sort of.  progressoid   Sep-26-06 09:21 AM   #50 
  - Michael Barkun thinks so  salvorhardin   Sep-29-06 06:28 PM   #59 
  - If you embrace dogma,  sufrommich   Sep-26-06 04:21 PM   #54 
  - You're welcome!  beam me up scottie   Oct-02-06 12:26 AM   #67 
  - the left is anti-intellectual?  leftofthedial   Sep-29-06 02:25 PM   #57 
  - Well...  Orrex   Sep-29-06 02:37 PM   #58 
  - Why do you need evidence...  varkam   Sep-29-06 08:22 PM   #60 
  - Right sentiment, bad example.  Random_Australian   Sep-30-06 09:50 AM   #61 
  - Maybe it was a bad example, given that bit of news.  varkam   Sep-30-06 02:24 PM   #62 
     - Yes. As I stated in that post.  Random_Australian   Sep-30-06 07:02 PM   #63 
  - Screw the magnesium  DinoBoy   Oct-01-06 10:12 PM   #64 
  - How about trying to get them to accept evidence when they don't  politicat   Mar-04-07 01:20 AM   #74 
  - How about using actual inert placebos in vaccination studies?  mhatrw   Mar-20-07 06:25 AM   #80 
  - And what about fans of conventional treatments?  mhatrw   Mar-20-07 06:20 AM   #79 
  - Yes, thanks! MIHOPers and other truthiness believers are classic examples!  beam me up scottie   Oct-02-06 12:24 AM   #66 
     - Rabbit Cages?  jberryhill   Mar-04-07 05:14 PM   #75 
     - How about examining the actual hard physical evidence?  mhatrw   Mar-20-07 06:36 AM   #81 
  - The Left become infected by New Age woo woos and luddites in the 70s  Odin2005   Mar-02-07 10:01 AM   #68 
  - You've got an interesting thesis there. I know a lot of wingnuts who associate  Caution   Mar-03-07 12:44 PM   #73 
  - Where is BMUS?  Taxloss   Mar-02-07 12:03 PM   #69 
  - I heard that she was checked into a "mental health" hospital, after spending  Evoman   Mar-02-07 01:11 PM   #70 
  - Please tell me your joking!  Odin2005   Mar-02-07 01:58 PM   #71 
     - Of course I'm joking.  Evoman   Mar-02-07 03:02 PM   #72 
  - I miss her too!  WoodrowFan   Mar-12-07 08:07 PM   #77 
  - Someone posted this bunch of New Age crap in Enviroment/Energy:  Odin2005   Mar-04-07 07:15 PM   #76 
  - You are champions of conventional wisdom, not science or reason.  mhatrw   Mar-20-07 06:08 AM   #78 
     - Suspicion is fine  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Mar-20-07 06:38 AM   #82 
     - Let's see. Because most hasn't been researched one way or the other?  mhatrw   Mar-20-07 07:05 AM   #85 
        - Oh please  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Mar-20-07 08:38 AM   #86 
        - I'm trolling?  mhatrw   Mar-20-07 11:35 AM   #88 
           - OK, then  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Mar-20-07 02:49 PM   #90 
              - Please don't feed the troll  salvorhardin   Mar-20-07 03:12 PM   #91 
              - I assume you are talking about social science or medical  mhatrw   Mar-21-07 07:10 PM   #92 
                 - No...  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Mar-22-07 06:42 AM   #94 
        - Frankly, I'm skeptical of your skepticism  Orrex   Mar-20-07 09:04 AM   #87 
           - OK. So whose claims should I simply take at face value without any  mhatrw   Mar-20-07 11:39 AM   #89 
              - No ironclad rules, to be sure  Orrex   Mar-21-07 10:35 PM   #93 
     - If only this were all conventional wisdom!  Taxloss   Mar-22-07 08:50 PM   #95 
 

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