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6. There's a sinister aspect to the arrogance of their ignorance. It is telling.
Sun May 12, 2024, 10:11 AM
May 12

They are cock-sure that the mainstream has been "infiltrated" and people have been mind-controlled by means and methods about which they have vague and, by any standard, lame explanations. They claim and rail on about an indoctrination that has been placed onto the non-believers in the public secretly, subconsciously and nefariously.

They never give a moment's care that the secret means and methods they're certain everybody else is controlled by could affect them. It's because they're emotionally cemented to a belief system, one wherein logic has no power. They believe in things unproven, unseen, unheard. They've fallen into the "faith" trap. The vortex of self-confirming echoes, propelled by their programming's suggestion to turn away from questions and doubt because doubt leads to denial and the threat of realization. It's so much easier to stay with their friends, huddled together in a self-perpetuating delusion where "others" can be blamed for all life's challenges and interminable adaptations.

They're a pretty pitiful lot who promise to be a problem for any government which, by definition, is totally dependent on the goodwill and majority support of its citizens.

These are dodgy people. They dodge questions they don't like and and ignore answers that don't fit the MAGA narrative. marble falls May 12 #1
and they think they know it all. Probably graduated Emile May 12 #2
It gets worse, you know: look up the "unschooling" movement. Now that's some scary shit ... marble falls May 12 #5
Unschooling movement. Oh dear lord. paleotn May 12 #12
Most of them were too dumb to realize Emile May 12 #14
Unschooling can work, done right NanaCat May 12 #20
My son got his masters from George Washington University, my eldest daughter graduated St Edwards University ... marble falls May 12 #22
Many people are uneducated or undereducated. Being proud of it makes one stupid. They will die that way. Wonder Why May 12 #3
They will die early and in great pain and will blame us. paleotn May 12 #11
Sometimes a laugh at the man in the street interviews. JohnnyRingo May 12 #4
There's a sinister aspect to the arrogance of their ignorance. It is telling. jaxexpat May 12 #6
The: "I'm ignorant and proud of it" contingent dlk May 12 #7
I know a guy that fits right in Woodwizard May 12 #8
What's scary is how many of these buffoons there are in this country. lees1975 May 12 #9
agreed Skittles May 12 #18
Some of them in blue areas have cranked out their own supply NanaCat May 12 #21
They're the mob as John Adams called them. paleotn May 12 #10
Paddle faster, I hear banjos. n/t flvegan May 12 #13
Does this go on in other countries? not fooled May 12 #15
We do have 'teh stoopid' here in France, but it doesn't seem to be as endemic GoneOffShore May 12 #17
Time for a Terry Pratchett quote: GoneOffShore May 12 #16
The Rapist in Chief said it himself: They LOVE the poorly educated, because B.See May 12 #19
Knowledge and Truth are "woke." Emile May 13 #23
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