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Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues Yesterday, 12:16 AM
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Posted By Smokey D
The reason I'm okay with eating animals is I...

The reason I'm okay with eating animals is I don't think animals are moral agents which require the same level of ethical consideration as humans. It goes without saying that slaveholders (and...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 07-02-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 472
Posted By Smokey D
Well, for example, if free trade provisions...

Well, for example, if free trade provisions entitle a company to sue for damages or otherwise to restrain a government from enacting policies to prevent injury to public health, i have a problem with...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 07-02-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 671
Posted By Smokey D
Because you don't believe slavery was evil. ...

Because you don't believe slavery was evil.



I dunno man, everybody else except the slavelords seemed to have worked it out by then: Somerset v Stewart (1772) 98 ER 499
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 07-02-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 34,152
Posted By Smokey D
i don't remember ever not knowing when i didn't...

i don't remember ever not knowing when i didn't know how babies are made. my family was one of those hippy dippy ones where they told us the full deal as matter of factly as possible the first time...
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 07-01-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 34,152
Posted By Smokey D
reckon you should have that talk with him first. ...

reckon you should have that talk with him first.

and that should definitely happen before he's 12.
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 07-01-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 34,152
Posted By Smokey D
does he know what the birds and the beers are yet?

does he know what the birds and the beers are yet?
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 06-30-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 20,972
Posted By Smokey D
getting a bit worried GoT is going to turn into...

getting a bit worried GoT is going to turn into world of warcraft.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-30-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 671
Posted By Smokey D
You said: If you can be proud of what...

You said:



If you can be proud of what your race has done, you must also able to be ashamed.

Although, as I said, I don't know if pride or shame are the correct emotions.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-30-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 5,473,375
Posted By Smokey D
not slavery [note implication that keeping...

not slavery [note implication that keeping animals is equivalent to keeping humans -- "but I'm not racist" Hilary]



yes



not slavery, but probably in most cases.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-30-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 444
Posted By Smokey D
that seems implausible, tbf.

that seems implausible, tbf.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-30-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 671
Posted By Smokey D
Well, for the record, being proud of anything...

Well, for the record, being proud of anything your race (or country) is kind of a weird emotion to have. Pride tends to imply some kind of responsibility, but obviously nobody alive today is...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-29-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 444
Posted By Smokey D
Not really. Expecting it might be. a)...

Not really. Expecting it might be.



a) this is what gay people do all the time;
b) wanting people to accept you or at least not actively treat you different is a perfectly legitimate response...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-28-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 993
Posted By Smokey D
That maths re the fraction of blacks who are...

That maths re the fraction of blacks who are convicted murderers is really bad.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-28-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 5,473,375
Posted By Smokey D
nobody says or thinks this. it was...

nobody says or thinks this.



it was economically beneficial for the plantation aristocracy, but it was not "necessary" in the sense that the work could not have been done by freed labour. like,...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-28-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 444
Posted By Smokey D
Not wanting to be hated because you like having...

Not wanting to be hated because you like having sex with people with the same genetalia as you doesn't seem perverse to me. Insisting the government take coercive steps to enforce that outcome...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-26-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 671
Posted By Smokey D
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 06-25-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 56,966
Views: 4,154,524
Posted By Smokey D
why is that on the history channel. fuck.

why is that on the history channel. fuck.
Forum: Community: Music/Off-Topic 06-24-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 48,151
Views: 2,325,276
Posted By Smokey D
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/jun/24/en...

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/jun/24/england-under-21-italy-european-championship-match-report

such an england thing to do tbf
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-24-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 993
Posted By Smokey D
i wouldn't say gangs are terrorists, but in...

i wouldn't say gangs are terrorists, but in fairness gangs are probably more of a problem (domestically) than terrorists. we don't need to reduce everything to various species of one thing.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-24-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 5,473,375
Posted By Smokey D
i'm not a social justice warrior and i don't want...

i'm not a social justice warrior and i don't want reparations.

but given HCT's professed libertarianism, it's a little strange he becomes all relativist when it comes to defending a government...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 5,473,375
Posted By Smokey D
Neither of those countries were dedicated to...

Neither of those countries were dedicated to doing either of those things.



I don't condone slavery you putz. I think you mean condemn, which is literally the opposite (two degrees, 8 years in...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-23-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 5,473,375
Posted By Smokey D
it's the flag of a government dedicated to...

it's the flag of a government dedicated to institutional slavery. the fact it did other stuff from time to time doesn't really matter. kinda like how the fact the nazis did stuff other than murder...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-23-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 5,473,375
Posted By Smokey D
If you have a flag of a government dedicated to...

If you have a flag of a government dedicated to institutional pedophilia flying on your lawn, i think we'd be pretty okay with objecting to it.



spectacularly irrelevant.

also, pretty sure...
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-22-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 993
Posted By Smokey D
the rhetorical power lies in pointing out the...

the rhetorical power lies in pointing out the discrepancy.
Forum: Politics, News, and World Issues 06-22-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 5,473,375
Posted By Smokey D
The Civil War was not "solely" about slavery, but...

The Civil War was not "solely" about slavery, but the Confederacy was dedicated to and fought to preserve the right to keep human beings as chattel property. Anyone vaguely interested in "equality"...
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