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Thu Jul 31, 2014, 06:01 AM Jul 2014

Sometimes I think we are a vile, disgusting species that deserves to go extinct [View all]

The vast majority of Israelis are cheering mass murder. So are most Americans, with disgraceful acquiescence of even the most progressive of our representatives. Has there ever been any real antiwar sentiment here? Ever? Turning against a particular war because it has become an expensive hassle and not nearly so much fun when larger numbers of Americans start to die doesn't count.

The usual 10-15% minority is of course "far left" and totally out of touch.

It's also pointless to root for the underdogs. It's true that they are not mass murderers, but that's only because they don't have the power to be.

We probably deserve everything that global warming is about to do to us.

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Post removed Post removed Jul 2014 #1
Enjoy your stay. PowerToThePeople Jul 2014 #6
I appreciate the warm welcome. Tetris_Iguana Jul 2014 #10
Random question: What is your favorite kind of pizza? Marrah_G Jul 2014 #24
How Can There Be Real Protest When The Surveillance State Is Monitoring And Reporting All cantbeserious Jul 2014 #2
dont fear MFM008 Jul 2014 #3
We are a conscious reflective species striving to comprehend the universe. Jim__ Jul 2014 #4
We ARE a concious, reflective species Plucketeer Jul 2014 #27
I agree. LuvNewcastle Jul 2014 #28
Once we developed to the point where we could adapt the world to our needs truebluegreen Jul 2014 #31
+1. I genuinely don't understand the other side of this. tridim Jul 2014 #54
the counterargument is that we're also impossibly vain? ;D MisterP Jul 2014 #60
This message was self-deleted by its author ReRe Jul 2014 #5
Netanyahu is a greedy CEO? eridani Jul 2014 #8
Sorry, eridani... ReRe Jul 2014 #37
Or "It is what it is" demwing Jul 2014 #13
I think the same thing PowerToThePeople Jul 2014 #7
So you would describe yourself as a misanthrope? Tetris_Iguana Jul 2014 #14
Only right wing trolls. PowerToThePeople Jul 2014 #16
And what gives you that impression? Tetris_Iguana Jul 2014 #21
week old account, climate change denier PowerToThePeople Jul 2014 #22
go back to Teahadistan. stonecutter357 Jul 2014 #52
We Are RobinA Jul 2014 #19
We are vile malaise Jul 2014 #9
Sadly, I think an objective observer sammythecat Jul 2014 #32
I don't know - I like a lot of people el_bryanto Jul 2014 #11
Quite true, there is a lot of good in the world! n/t RKP5637 Jul 2014 #15
I'm okay with extinction of the species as long as proReality Jul 2014 #12
Agreed except that... jimlup Jul 2014 #17
TPTB think the same. DeSwiss Jul 2014 #18
I wish I could disagree. 99Forever Jul 2014 #20
We are animals it's true, but I don't think we are vile and disgusting Marrah_G Jul 2014 #23
Yes, I used to consider this "anti-war central" a place I came to to be with the like minded Dragonfli Jul 2014 #25
I agree Marrah_G Jul 2014 #36
Yes, it's hard when you don't change your views on war and policy in general Dragonfli Jul 2014 #38
same :) Marrah_G Jul 2014 #40
I don't agree at all with your comments. There are more anti bombing Gaza posts on this board than Pisces Jul 2014 #51
+1 whatchamacallit Jul 2014 #44
"So are most Americans" Blue_Adept Jul 2014 #26
Agree!!! n/t RKP5637 Jul 2014 #29
That's what people think. LuvNewcastle Jul 2014 #33
How much trying do you do though? Blue_Adept Jul 2014 #39
I think it's time for the world to step in. LuvNewcastle Jul 2014 #41
yup, most probably can't point out israel on the map JI7 Jul 2014 #64
And I have a hard time faulting them for that Blue_Adept Jul 2014 #68
I have those times as well. Coventina Jul 2014 #30
Don't let the actions of others .. ClarkeVII Jul 2014 #34
I fear that the human race is too greedy, dumb, ignorant and careless ladjf Jul 2014 #35
Nature RobinA Jul 2014 #55
Obviously, Nature does not literally "punish" individuals for misconduct. ladjf Jul 2014 #63
Well, that is crappy, maybe you just need to remember we have awesome people like Pitbull and Kesha snooper2 Jul 2014 #42
The way I see it-Momma earth is just going to shake us off like fleas Boxerfan Jul 2014 #43
There are many more genuinely good people in this world than warmongers. tridim Jul 2014 #45
We are, and we do Roy Serohz Jul 2014 #46
I prefer a 10-mile wide asteroid. No... ChisolmTrailDem Jul 2014 #47
Can someone explain to me why so many DU'ers want to die? I don't understand this at all. tridim Jul 2014 #53
ROFL! No it doesn't. Some people say the dumbest things with nothing but a ChisolmTrailDem Jul 2014 #69
that is kind of selfish, I think you could settle for an airplane engine snooper2 Jul 2014 #67
The plant and animal kingdoms moondust Jul 2014 #48
The plant and animal kingdoms are each more worthy of this life-giving planet than we are. nt ChisolmTrailDem Jul 2014 #49
It's one of the great myths that humans are naturally warlike. Tierra_y_Libertad Jul 2014 #50
Human beings are a "herd" species AZ Progressive Jul 2014 #59
Human beings all have dark sides AZ Progressive Jul 2014 #56
Be patient. Boom Sound 416 Jul 2014 #57
No. Conservatives are vile and disgusting. They are greedy sociopathic killers and have always been Zorra Jul 2014 #58
Only the violent deserve to go extinct. nt redqueen Jul 2014 #61
e.g. redqueen Jul 2014 #62
Woot! ^^^This^^^ nt Zorra Jul 2014 #65
I never think that. CBGLuthier Jul 2014 #66
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