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Comment Re:pushing things underground (Score 1) 179

This is evident in how many Republicans have submitted themselves to Trump, who is hardly a model of a good Christian.

Who cares how much time Trump spends praying so long as he appoints conservative Supreme Court justices and doesn't shove trannies into your bathrooms or force Christians to bake gay wedding cakes?

Comment Re:pushing things underground (Score 1) 179

I don't understand why the only answer to Nazism is censorship/no platform/violence, etc. Are their arguments so incredibly powerful and persuasive that anyone who hears them becomes a Nazi? If you're unable to argue with them, is it because you're terrible at debate, or is it because they're right?

Comment Re:Donald Trump? (Score 1) 179

Doesn't even have to be "unpopular." "I support Trump" and "I support Hillary" were both widely held, popular opinions. But you damn well know people are moderating those comments based on their own political bent and not on "toxicity."

This is why reddit is such garbage. Yes, the rules explicitly state that up votes and down votes mean "contributes" or "doesn't contribute" and not "agree" or "disagree." So on any controversial topic what you should find at the top should be the very best, most well thought-out arguments for each side. That would be useful! Instead whatever supports the group think, no matter how trite or retarded goes up and well thought out counter arguments are downboated to oblivion.

"Toxicity" is just a way of maintaining the status quo, whatever it happens to be. 70 years ago a comment that "blacks should go to school with whites" would be toxic and unproductive.

Comment Re:What's wrong with this people? (Score 1) 899

i.e. a massive hypocrite.

Yes, every Christian and every conservative is a hypocrite. It's impossible to live up to our own rules, that's why we're always trying and failing. You are not a hypocrite, however, because you'd have to have standards in order to violate standards. A pig who thinks rolling in shit is just swell is hardly hypocritical when rolling around in shit, is he?

I actually know the bible reasonably well, well enough to know that your allegedly religiously derived rules are nothing of the sort. No, instead you have a bunch of extra-biblical philosophy and selectively cherry pick bits of the bible to support it all the while ignoring the bits of the bible that don't support it and in fact say the opposite.

Yeah, you have it backwards. Catholicism is a philosophy. The Bible is a liturgical tool we compiled to help with our teachings some 400 years after Christ, but it is not the religion itself. This is why protestants are so fucked up. Physics books are written by physicists who understand physics. You then have people who read the physics book and think memorizing it means you understand physics. Wrong. You just know how to recite a book, but not what it means.

Apart from a desire for oppression and a return to glory days of the 1950s where everyone except people like you were repressed, you mean.

Well here we 60-odd years later and everybody's still pretty damn oppressed aren't they? Blacks are burning down the cities, 25% of the women are getting raped on campuses or whatever (which are not exactly bastions of right-wing trad Catholic indoctrination are they?). Seems to me whatever the progressive social movement was trying to do failed miserably. Keep digging that hole though. I'm sure it'll all work out any time now.

Comment Re:This has to be a 4chan joke... (Score 1) 899

I didn't say I think it's okay, I said the girls think it's okay.* We know this because the determining factor in whether a guy is "creepy" or "hot" when coming on to a girl is not the manner of the approach but the attractiveness/social status of the man.

Fat nerd: "Oh hello m'lady, I would very much like to buy you dinner and get to know you better, if that would be all right with you." Polite! Nice! Creepy. Reported to HR.

6'2" Tom Brady looking motherfucker with money and a nice car: "I'm gonna buy you some furniture and then fuck your brains out on it." Bizarre! Awful! Hot. Gets laid. "Teehee he's so aggressive I just love it!"

Now morally I don't agree with any of this casual sex hook-up crap and I think it's ruining civilization turning the women into trash objects and the men into either vapid playboys or bitter loners and now 70% of men 20-35 are unmarried. Kind of disastrous for the next generation. But this is how women behave. It's called "hypergamy." Eggs are expensive, sperm is cheap, don't waste expensive eggs on low-quality sperm.

When I was younger I was selectively famous in a niche artistic circle. People knew who I was. I'd go to a convention and girls way out of my league would want to climb me like a tree. Just because I had a little bit more social status. Go back home and go to a club where I was just another guy and not a second look. That's just how humans are wired. This is why 80% of the women on Tinder are only fucking 20% of the guys.

* I went and read your article and it says basically the same thing I did: whether something is creepy or hot is determined by the boundary set by the woman. However women set very different boundaries for rich hot guys than for fat nerds. The moral of the story is "don't be a fat nerd."

Comment Re:This has to be a 4chan joke... (Score 1) 899

And this makes it OK to harass and coerce women into sex... how?

I never said it was okay. My point was that he was so pathetic his girlfriend was out banging other guys, and then so hard-up he thinks it's a good idea to go begging subordinates to do his girlfriend's job. I'm just laughing at the entire situation.

Comment Re:What's wrong with this people? (Score 1) 899

That's a good point. I am not doing anything in the bedroom that will get our city firebombed, so you can rest assured.

Then again I recall Jerry Falwell saying that Hurricane Katrina was God's justice on New Orleans for the gays. But since the flooding mostly skipped the gay district, it seems to have been God's justice on the gay-adjacent. I guess we need more data points to figure out who exactly God is hating these days.

Comment Re:What's wrong with this people? (Score 1) 899

When did I say I was an MRA? I'm a traditionalist Catholic. We don't have much in common.

All I'm saying is the sea of degeneracy in which these people are wallowing which results in a man begging a strange woman for sex over email started long before "but he was her boss."

Comment Re:What's wrong with this people? (Score 1) 899

That was like 90% of the country at the time. The rest was unhappy because race not sex, but it's great how you try to conflate the "struggles" of white women, the most privileged creatures to ever walk the earth, with those of the 2nd and 3rd generation offspring of slaves.

Comment Re:What's wrong with this people? (Score 2) 899

You think this sort of behaviour happened before? Then, for the good of humanity, can you share the secret to faster-than-light travel because you clearly hail from a different planet.

No I'm saying we had many, many cultural mores to prevent this kind of shit from happening. Just off the top of my head we had:

1. Preferences against women (of any quality) in the workplace.
2. Preferences against casual intercourse.
3. Preferences against unmarried men and women being alone together.
4. Shame in being involved in a non-monogamous relationship.
5. Incredible shame in having people know about your involvement in an non-monogamous relationship.

Of the 5 rules I listed, are there any that you like or agree with? We have cultural rules like this in place because otherwise a not insignificant number of men will act like the man in the article. You knock out every cultural safeguard to prevent this kind of behavior and then you're shocked when this behavior occurs because the guy didn't care about the one rule you do care about.

Is there something special about the 1950s which makes them some sort of high point?

Men and women were happier then. That was before feminism ruined both and "freed" women from being chained to the stove so they could be chained to the call center desk instead.

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