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1 posted on 04/26/2012 3:28:37 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Very good points. Save for later.


2 posted on 04/26/2012 3:56:35 AM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: Kaslin

Does this work for men too?
;-)


3 posted on 04/26/2012 4:04:58 AM PDT by vanilla swirl (searching for something meaningfull to say)
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To: Kaslin

I have found that trying to convert someone who does not have a passion for truth is a waste of time.

There are three major obstacles: normalcy bias, cognitive dissonance, and intellectual dishonesty.

The human mind can rationalize anything it wants to, no matter how absurd it is.


4 posted on 04/26/2012 4:09:13 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: Kaslin

This is very good, but I’m afraid it will only work on a very small minority of democrats. You can’t reason someone out of a position they didn’t reason themselves into.


6 posted on 04/26/2012 4:16:32 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: Kaslin

In the words of the comedian Ron White:

“You can’t fix stupid”


7 posted on 04/26/2012 4:39:02 AM PDT by Never on my watch (I'd rather light a candle than curse the flatulence.)
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To: Kaslin

A-freaking-men. I am so bloody sick of people—both men AND women—thinking they can read my mind by looking between my legs.

On a slightly related note, I have an explicitly-stated right to bear arms, and I also have a right to protect myself from unwanted sex. Since rights come from other people’s pockets now, when can I expect to receive my free firearms?


8 posted on 04/26/2012 4:48:54 AM PDT by Mabh
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Bttt.

My husband thinks Janine is hothothot.


9 posted on 04/26/2012 4:54:14 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Ten the hard way. (Day 14, -10 lbs.))
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To: Kaslin
Democrats depend on dependents.

Good line!

12 posted on 04/26/2012 5:47:37 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Ten the hard way. (Day 14, -10 lbs.))
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To: Kaslin

Janine rocks!


13 posted on 04/26/2012 5:56:49 AM PDT by ebshumidors ( Marksmanship and YOUR heritage http://www.appleseedinfo.org)
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To: Kaslin

liberals are mentally unstable.

female liberals especially.

they are a lost cause. ridicule them... berate them... but don’t think you can ever reason with them. it’s just not possible. getting through their bi-polar meds and social dogma is hard enough.. forget all the defensive memes enforced by the guilt of abortions

just remove them from your life whenever possible. they are lost and irredeemable except in some extreme circumstance (usually requires a radical life event to shake them awake)


14 posted on 04/26/2012 5:58:00 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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I find it works VERY well to play dumb and say, “What? What do you mean the Republicans are trying to take away our contraception?” Act very stupid, say you hadn’t heard that, and get them to go further and further into detail: what Republican? What law? Oh, so they aren’t really trying to take away the right to actually buy contraceptives, they just think we should pay for our own contraceptives. I see. So how is it wrong to ask people to pay for their own things? Oh, poor women can’t afford it? How much does it cost? What, you mean poor women can afford all those braids and weaves but they can’t come up with $9 for pills? Gosh, I’m broke, is there a program to pay for the front-end alignment I can’t afford?

Etc. Repeat as needed. If they think you’re one of them at first, it works very well.


15 posted on 04/26/2012 6:12:10 AM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: Kaslin

bookmark


17 posted on 04/26/2012 7:02:40 AM PDT by DFG
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To: Kaslin
Janine's advice is both intelligent and well-reasoned. She's also a hottie. ;-)

But in my experience, reasoning with Democrats is difficult because many of them respond poorly to it. Even if you manage to maintain a calm demeanor and offer reasoned arguments to counter their assertions, it is often ineffective.

A reflexive liberal emotionalism and a prevailing assumption of moral superiority lead many Democrats to accuse rather than assert, which forces Republicans to defend themselves instead of making their points logically.

Another challenge I have encountered is an ideological one: it is very difficult to reach someone for whom quite literally: everything they believe is wrong.

One cannot have a rational policy discussion about immigration or health care with someone who does not even share your understanding of essential first principles, such as the nature of man or the proper role of government in society.

And it is not simple policy differences, but fundamental principles and perceptions that increasingly divide America.

19 posted on 04/26/2012 7:34:13 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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