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Thu Nov 19, 2015, 02:26 PM

New Corollary to Godwin's Law discovered

I think you can add this as a corollary to Godwin's Law:

As the GOP Primary race continues, the probability that Donald Trump's proposed policies mirror those of Nazi Germany approaches 1.

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JBoy Nov 2015 OP
Buzz Clik Nov 2015 #1
Nye Bevan Nov 2015 #2
Buzz Clik Nov 2015 #3
dembotoz Nov 2015 #4

Response to JBoy (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 02:34 PM

1. Hm. That corollary is in exact accordance with Godwin's Law:

 

"As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1"

The question becomes: is the corollary intentional irony or just fulfillment of the inevitable?

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Response to JBoy (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2015, 02:59 PM

2. "Corollary" does not mean what you obviously think it means.

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Response to JBoy (Original post)

Fri Nov 20, 2015, 10:55 AM

3. Geez. And here's evidence of what you're saying:

 

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=7364882

(btw, it's not really a corollary, but whatever)

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Response to JBoy (Original post)

Fri Nov 20, 2015, 12:18 PM

4. godwin be damned the suggested registration of muslim ala trump is too damn obvious

the world has been down this road before

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