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Mon Dec 2, 2019, 11:40 PM

when more than half of repub voters think dumpster is greater than Abe - the cult just must be

fucking with us, right? "hey, here's how to drive liberals REALLY crazy - let's dis Lincoln!"

Seriously....this is simply an alternative reality that few if any of us thought we would ever see. It just tells me that the cult is gonzo - unreachable - brains (brains?? what brains??) totally fried.

How much crazier can it get??? I guess we just have to wait and see what tomorrow brings, because that's how they've rolled - each day more nuts than the previous.....

Laugh or cry?

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Reply when more than half of repub voters think dumpster is greater than Abe - the cult just must be (Original post)
NRaleighLiberal Monday OP
bamagal62 Monday #1
lapfog_1 Monday #2
flibbitygiblets Tuesday #3
rampartc Tuesday #7
TheBlackAdder Tuesday #4
dchill Tuesday #6
smirkymonkey Tuesday #8
TheBlackAdder Tuesday #10
Garrett78 Tuesday #5
JHB Tuesday #9

Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 11:49 PM

1. It's possible that they don't really know

Who Abraham Lincoln is??? Nah...they are part of a cult.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 11:56 PM

2. Remember that the current Republican and Democratic parties

have switched places in the last 100 years.

The racists are now Republican... and Lincoln (from now Democratic Illinois) freed the slaves.

Of course they think Trump is greater than Abe.


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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 12:20 AM

3. One freed slaves, one puts POC in cages. Not much to interpret there.

Apparently 50% of repubes (roughly 1/4 of Americans) are full-on racists. Well, I guess we already knew that by now, didn't we?

The only remaining question is, why are 25% of Americans--demonstrably the stupidest Americans, mind you--controlling everything?

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Response to flibbitygiblets (Reply #3)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 03:55 AM

7. they represent the balance of power

no republican could be elected to a school board or town council anywhere without them.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 12:35 AM

4. Ayn Rand followers who never understood what her premise of Objectivism was all about.

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Morally, Objectivism advocates the virtues of rational self-interest—virtues such as independent thinking, productiveness, justice, honesty, and self-responsibility. Culturally, Objectivism advocates scientific advancement, industrial progress, objective (as opposed to “progressive” or faith-based) education, romantic art—and, above all, reverence for the faculty that makes all such values possible: reason. Politically, Objectivism advocates pure, laissez-faire capitalism—the social system of individual rights and strictly limited government—along with the whole moral and philosophical structure on which it depends.

Rand described Objectivism as “a philosophy for living on earth.” The reason why it is a philosophy for living on Earth is that its every principle is derived from the observable facts of reality and the demonstrable requirements of human life and happiness.
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Objectivism holds that reality is an absolute—that facts are facts, regardless of anyone’s hopes, fears, or desires. There is a world independent of our minds to which our thinking must correspond if our ideas are to be true and therefore of practical use in living our lives, pursuing our values, and protecting our rights.
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Objectivism holds that reason—the faculty that operates by way of observation and logic—is man’s means of knowledge. Man gains knowledge by perceiving reality with his five senses, forming concepts and principles on the basis of what he perceives, checking his ideas for consistency with reality, and correcting any contradictions he discovers in his thinking. This is how scientists discover facts in their various fields, from the principles of agriculture to the existence of atoms to the structure of DNA; it is how inventors and engineers design life-enhancing machines and devices, from automobiles to heart pumps to MP3 players; it is how businessmen establish ways to produce and deliver goods and services, from refrigerators to movies to wireless Internet access; it is how doctors diagnose and cure (or treat) diseases, from polio to sickle cell anemia to breast cancer; it is how children learn language, math, and manners; it is how philosophers discover the nature of the universe, the nature of man, and the proper principles of morality, politics, and esthetics. Reason is the means by which everyone learns about the world, himself, and his needs. Human knowledge—all human knowledge—is a product of perceptual observation and logical inference therefrom.
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Objectivism holds that man has free will—the ability to think or not to think, to use reason or not to use it, to go by facts or to go by feelings. A person does not have to use reason; the choice is his to make. Whatever an individual’s choice, however, the fact remains that man is the rational animal; reason is his only means of knowledge and therefore his basic means of survival. A person who refuses to use reason cannot live and flourish.
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Objectivism holds that the purpose of morality is to provide people with principled guidance for living and achieving happiness on earth. The proper standard of moral value is man’s life—meaning: the factual requirements of his life as set by his nature. And because human beings are individuals, each with his own body, his own mind, his own life, this standard pertains to human beings as individuals (not as cogs in a utilitarian collective). According to this principle, the good is that which supports or promotes an individual’s life; the evil is that which retards or destroys it. Being moral consists in taking the actions necessary to sustain and further one’s life—actions such as thinking rationally and planning for the future, being honest and having integrity, producing goods or services and trading them with others, judging people rationally (according to the relevant facts) and treating them accordingly, and so on. In a word, Objectivism holds that being moral consists in being rationally selfish or egoistic.

https://www.theobjectivestandard.com/what-is-objectivism/


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Response to TheBlackAdder (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 02:29 AM

6. Long story short, Objectivism is utter crap.

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Response to dchill (Reply #6)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 06:09 AM

8. Thank YOU!

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Response to dchill (Reply #6)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 08:55 AM

10. That goes without saying.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 12:54 AM

5. Comparing presidents from such different eras is actually quite silly.

It's long been clear that the average Republican is batshit crazy or just stunningly ignorant.

A prime example is the 2013 survey of Louisiana Republicans that revealed more of them blame Obama than blame Bush for the response to Hurricane Katrina.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Original post)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 07:35 AM

9. How do they rate Trump against the founder of their party...

...Jefferson Davis?

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