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loyalsister

(13,390 posts)
Tue Dec 18, 2012, 04:53 PM Dec 2012

On my FB feed- a resident gun advocate says...


"Inside every one us, there exists a dark side. Most people rise above it, but some are consumed by it. Until there is nothing left, but pure evil."

Creepy, huh? I can't help but wonder, how does that person interpret violence in movies. Or what does it mean for him to kill an adversary in a video game.
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On my FB feed- a resident gun advocate says... (Original Post) loyalsister Dec 2012 OP
That REALLY hits at the gut level difference between liberals and conservatives. RomneyLies Dec 2012 #1
Someone mentioned that on MSNBC loyalsister Dec 2012 #2
And those of us RegieRocker Dec 2012 #4
Liberals believe that inside, all people are basically good... green for victory Dec 2012 #8
Difference between liberals and conservatives- pretty much nailed it. nt cecilfirefox Dec 2012 #3
If I believed that, I would be less inclined to allow people to carry guns Fresh_Start Dec 2012 #5
Exactly loyalsister Dec 2012 #7
He certainly spoke the truth about gun-obsessed conservatives. kestrel91316 Dec 2012 #6
 

RomneyLies

(3,333 posts)
1. That REALLY hits at the gut level difference between liberals and conservatives.
Tue Dec 18, 2012, 04:55 PM
Dec 2012

Liberals believe that inside, all people are basically good.

Conservatives believe that inside, all people are basically evil.

Bottom line, conservatives go about in fear of everybody else.

loyalsister

(13,390 posts)
2. Someone mentioned that on MSNBC
Tue Dec 18, 2012, 05:08 PM
Dec 2012

We talk about the culture of violence, but we aren't talking about the culture of fear.
I don't believe all people are basically good or basically bad. I believe there are people who may operate with "bad" intentions, but most people don't.

 

RegieRocker

(4,226 posts)
4. And those of us
Tue Dec 18, 2012, 05:12 PM
Dec 2012

closer to the middle believe that there is both in all of us. The percentages vary in each person and can change from moment to moment. These changes can occur more drastically in relative short period, more so in others. Some people are inherently good and some are inherently evil. We simply have caution and are aware of this truth. In my travels through life I have come across people that would surely kill you without remorse. To not fear and be cautious (avoid at all costs) those people is a lie or you are a fool.

 

green for victory

(591 posts)
8. Liberals believe that inside, all people are basically good...
Tue Dec 18, 2012, 06:26 PM
Dec 2012

RomneyLies:

That REALLY hits at the gut level difference between liberals and conservatives.
Liberals believe that inside, all people are basically good.
Conservatives believe that inside, all people are basically evil.
Bottom line, conservatives go about in fear of everybody else.


"Why does it continue to be so difficult to believe some people are just fucking evil.
Nothing more, nothing less.
Broken, inhuman, sadistic pieces of shit.
You don't need to be on Prozac to be a piece of shit.
History is full of mans inhumanity towards man long before modern pharmaceuticals."
http://upload.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2018891

Fresh_Start

(11,330 posts)
5. If I believed that, I would be less inclined to allow people to carry guns
Tue Dec 18, 2012, 05:24 PM
Dec 2012

because he's basically saying that anyone could commit mass murder.

loyalsister

(13,390 posts)
7. Exactly
Tue Dec 18, 2012, 06:03 PM
Dec 2012

It a little scary to try to imagine what someone whose mental life is so dark as to think anyone is capable of it think of themselves in that context.

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