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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-03-11 03:29 AM
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112. And it's hilarious because no one is really responsible for either the shitty or the good.
If you want purity write your fucking representative and tell them, lay it out, where you stand. Pow, new version of absolvement of sins. You told 'em where you stand, if they go and vote a certain way that results in something you don't like happening, it ain't "on you." Zero complicity.

The world would actually be a better place if people were directly responsible for their actions, direct democracy. Yeah, you are a liberal, and you don't want the world to fight over trivialities? Then fucking own up to it. But alas, our democracy is not like that, nor is any democracy in the world.

So we should place the blame where it really is. In the hands of the megacorps, in the hands of the politicians, in the hands of the investors to lobbyist for both. But nope, we chose to blame ourselves because we're naive in our ability to truly affect change, which of course is how the megacorps want it to be. They want us to continue hand wringing and to keep failing to get shit done. And we've only gotten better at it.
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