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Are Liberals Dumb? (Saturbray)
www.brayincandy.com ^ | 5/4/13 | bray

Posted on 05/04/2013 7:09:48 AM PDT by bray

In him and through faith in him we may approach God with Freedom and confidence. Eph 3:12

This week was one of the most enlightening weeks in a long time. It all began with the Collins declaration of his homosexuality and the ensuing virtual parade like he just conquered Iwo Jima as the poor put upon victim went against those intolerant Conservatives. Every media outlet was on full propaganda mode promoting another one of their favorite victim groups against the country they hate so openly. Let us know when one of these self promoters declares their homosexuality in an Islam country and then they can be labeled courageous. The only one who was attacked was the commentator who said homosexuality is a sin that was courageous.

What was enlightening was how dumb and angry liberals are when I became involved in an accidental website food fight. For the past twenty years I have been contributing to the main Oregon Duck sports website and have always been one of the main contributors to that site as a sports junkie. I always enjoyed writing about my beloved Ducks and would usually make up nicknames and have fun with the sports talk. I have always left off the politics other than a non PC nickname but would go there to get away from politics and use it as a diversion. Liberals do not have the ability to leave the politics alone and as many can guess the University of Oregon has a large number of them although the sports fan base is far less liberal than the University in general.

The basketball player of course lit the fuse for these libs as one of them had to shove it in everyone’s face as he made it look like he was some sort of huge hero. Most of us ignored it and figured it would fade away until he and the liberals began crowing and antagonizing as they became very obnoxious with their comparisons to Jackie Robinson and then attacking the Bible. After they attacked one of my longtime friends and called the Bible a book of fairytales it was time to join in the fray. It had been years since I had been in a virtual food fight but, the format returned it is just I had forgotten how angry and closed minded they were, but the thing which really struck me was how dumb they were. While I was quoting studies and statistics on the exaggeration of heterosexual AIDS transmission and risk factors of the homosexual lifestyle, they were doing nothing but calling names and no comebacks. It was a truly amazing display of ignorance.

Is it that liberalism is so mentally easy or do dumb people naturally move towards socialism? The argument was why does the gummit promote a lifestyle which is so dangerous, unhealthy and shortens your life rather than heterosexuality? The next argument we went into was the exaggeration of the heterosexual AIDS epidemic which never occurred. When I pointed out a homosexual male has a ten thousand times greater chance of contracting AIDS than a hetero they called me a bigot. They attempted to back that up with CDC data however they left off an important caveat from the data which changed the findings completely and I was able to find a deeper study of the CDC data which proved there were no actual findings of a transmission of AIDS from female to male which was the point.

After they were proved wrong it became a name calling contest which was what I found to be the most interesting part. These people are not very smart intellectually. Just like every other belief in communism, they become the arbitrators of what is and isn’t truth. Just like they have decided whether global warming is true, they also decide who is and is not intelligent. When you have universities and schools which are filled with like minded liberals who are the deciders of intelligence, who do you think they are going to decide what is and is not the definition of intelligence. Outside of the hard sciences of math and physics there are very subjective standards of what defines intelligence as well as who goes on to further their educational career. This is why liberals believe they are more intelligent than conservatives since they are the ones who have set up the standards which require everyone directly or indirectly to think exactly as they do.

When you truly look at liberalism there is very little actual intelligence, rather we have a large circle of wagons of people all covering for each other. Looking at the mediots you see people who are not that bright reading the news or writing some silly columns which are either trying to cover for their politicians or laughing at Conservatives, nothing else. In our broadcast news we have people who may be attractive physically, but they move up the ranks by using the formula of promoting liberalism to sound intelligent without any real skills of debate or influential speaking. Most try to sound intelligent but if you really break down what they are saying are not that bright.

A perfect example would be Chris Mathews. He may talk fast and is bombastic, but when you break down what he says there is no real intelligence there. He is a bully and a name caller who passes himself off as an intellectual and by the liberal establishment’s definition he is. If you make fun of or laugh at other people and call them names it makes you appear to be more intelligent than them. This is the primary formula for the establishmedia.

When you look at the liberal political landscape you find even less intelligence. Can anybody say Pelosi or Reid is intelligent? Once again we have people who follow the formula of calling names and using corruption to make it into the highest levels of gummit and mess things up. They both basically sound like morons but they don’t have to worry since they are part of the liberal establishment and the Three Pillars (academia, media and the DNC) will promote their agenda without questions.

This is exactly how we got Obama and why this country is heading down the toilet. He is a product of this false intelligence quotient which overstates a person’s intellect if they agree with the communist agenda. They get bonus points for hating America and point out all of its faults and none of its positives. He is not an intelligent man but a result of this system and affirmative action to take advantage of White Guilt. We have a very average or less than average intellect running this country who is surrounded by the same overinflated intellect around him. None of them know how capitalism works or even care, they have been told they is a superior form which is Marxism and that is how they are attempting to solve our problems and we are now suffering the consequences.

If they were as intelligent as they have been told their entire lives, how come they have not solved the economic problems in five years? After decades of them telling us they had all the answers why don’t they have this answer? The reason is, they do not have any of the answers and have fooled America into believing they are more intelligent than they are. They have built a system which is a giant circle of wagons shooting anyone who disagrees with their world view while labeling themselves the intellectual powerhouses. Just like most of today’s science, they are an agenda driven fraud.

Pray for America to Wake Up


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 05/04/2013 7:09:48 AM PDT by bray
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To: bray

2 posted on 05/04/2013 7:16:54 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: bray

As long as this administration is in power they feel that they can say and do anything they want. To object is racist, homophobic and un Marxist. They have so severely overplayed their hand that when the payback time comes all the guillotines in the world will not be able to keep up.


3 posted on 05/04/2013 7:17:36 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: bray

YES


4 posted on 05/04/2013 7:25:16 AM PDT by immadashell
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To: bray
Are Liberals Dumb?

Yes. They're too dumb to realize how dumb they really are. They're so dumb, they think they're brilliant.

5 posted on 05/04/2013 7:26:54 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: knarf

Well played!


6 posted on 05/04/2013 7:28:34 AM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: bray

The “liberal toxoplasmosis” theory.

Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. A unique organism, it is a protozoa whose typical life cycle requires both rodents, and cats that eat rodents, but is also believed to infect some 11 million Americans, who got the protozoa either from house pets or mostly from undercooked meat. It can also last for a long time in the body of either animal, and be spread congenitally.

It is unique in that some of the protozoa inhabit the pleasure center of the rodent’s brain and when it detects chemicals associated with fear, it secretes an enzyme that causes the production of the powerful neurochemicals dopamine and GABA. This causes feelings of pleasure and also dims the intellect.

It does this out of self-interest, because in doing so, it systematically trains and *changes* the behavior of the rodent to engage in self-destructive behavior.

In particular, rodents have a natural, instinctual fear of cat urine, and will normally leave an area when they smell it. But the protozoa retrains their brain to make them attracted to it. Thus they enter the territory of a cat and are eaten, which is essential to the protozoa, as it reproduces in the intestines of cats and is spread in their feces, which is again eaten by rodents.

However, this reproductive cycle is corrupted when the protozoa is consumed by humans. Relatively speaking, the human brain is not tremendously different in basic design from that of rodents, yet we are generally not afraid of cats. We have many fears, however.

Speculatively, since humans have a pleasure center in their brain, and some protozoa will migrate there, and once there they will secrete their unique enzyme, what happens?

It is far too much to expect the finesse of the retraining to specifically involve attraction to cats. It just takes primitive, instinctual fears and changes them to attraction instead of fear.

And this is where “irrational leftism” may come from.

Pick virtually any self-destructive behavior, from embracing those who want to harm you, be they foreign enemies or domestic criminals, to personal behavior that runs a great risk of bodily harm, and there will be intense liberal interest in the subject of how to promote this behavior.

A uniquely human element, however, is that they are not content to just destroy themselves. They seek the destruction of everything and everyone.

Thus their true irrationality in wanting to destroy all that is good and wholesome.

The manifestations of this disease have likely altered the course of our nation, again speculatively, with a very determined craving on the part of liberals to tear down and ruin. Be it liberty and freedom, our economy, our position in the world, policy after policy seems to point to the same self destructive goal. Despising good and embracing evil.

Why in the world are liberals so adamant against our defending ourselves from enemy nuclear ballistic missiles? Their only official justification being irrational, that *being able* to defend ourselves is “provocative” and will encourage others to build nuclear ballistic missiles that we would be defended against by our defenses.

Yet their same twisted logic applies to gun control as well. They want honest citizens disarmed, so there will be no opposition to violent and murderous armed criminals who prey on honest citizens.

This is ridiculous. A sane person would not think such thoughts, or even most insane people. Unless their brains had been “retrained” to do so.


7 posted on 05/04/2013 7:29:19 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: bray

To a large extent, liberals have become trapped in the erroneous belief that intelligence is defined as the ability to deceive. Thus people like Reid, Pelosi, Obama and his handlers think they are geniuses.

Another false perception of the nature of intelligence is that it can be demonstrated by the use of ridicule and sarcasm. This I think is the product of public school social and moral dynamics, starting with rejection of the one true God.

All of postmodernism, existentialism and humanism is self-refuting from the beginning. The offspring of these ideologies is the liberalism of today.

The way to shed foolishness is available to everyone.


8 posted on 05/04/2013 7:29:43 AM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: reasonisfaith

The question for any sincere liberal is this: If intelligence is not the ability to see and to elevate truth, then what is it?

Start by understanding this, Mr. Axelrod: When you say there’s no such thing as truth, 1) your statement refutes itself and 2) you set yourself on a path the only end of which is ultimate self deception.


9 posted on 05/04/2013 7:36:02 AM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
And this is where “irrational leftism” may come from.

You may just have something there. Liberal policies are self destructive, yet they continue to push them for some reason. Every policy the liberals have ever come up with has turned into a disaster, but they never seem to learn from it. (They're the definition of insanity.)

10 posted on 05/04/2013 7:37:04 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Interesting though. They have formed a religion which gives them a high from following these practices. Being tolerant is one of their greatest highs as well as what they see as an unforgivable sin to be intolerant.

Pray for America to Wake Up


11 posted on 05/04/2013 7:38:31 AM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: knarf
I would not say "dumb". More like they are misguided in their outlook on life and forget human characteristics. Yes, there are the few control freaks who follow people like Hitler, Mao, Stalin, Castro, Chavez, and now Obama. Give people enough stuff, they will follow. I could do the same on my very block - or you. Offer one square mile of free goods, and watch how much they support ANYTHING you do.

It always come down to their version of Utopia by attempting to change human nature. The radical anarchists aside who have no clue what they want, most liberals/socialists and even communists are peaceniks who believe in their hearts (not in mind) that they can stop all the evils of mankind simply by preaching PEACE. It will never work. It is impossible within the normality of human characteristics. Sociology 101.

They simply don't understand or accept the inherent limitations of the human condition. I saw in the 1960's communes that all failed time and again, simply because people wanted more and expected more, why the lazy hippies didn't want to produce and the commune fell apart from lack of their efforts. It's human nature to want reward for effort - the lazies didn't get it.

Wish we all were truism humanists and such idiology make all People worth being an equal member of their societies...blah, blah, blah. Too bad that there are different intellect levels; different societal accomplishment; different racial, ethnicity, and cultural divides.

It will continue until Arthur C. Clarke's vision of "Childhood's End" comes to passe. In the meantime, we are not equal and so we fight amongst ourselves. That is the nature of humanity. However, if I get a vote, mine is on the winning side of Western civilization, no matter who it puts down.

12 posted on 05/04/2013 8:01:09 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: reasonisfaith
I agree, our educational institutions have a lot to do with current state of postmodern destruction.
13 posted on 05/04/2013 8:02:52 AM PDT by notted
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14 posted on 05/04/2013 8:10:17 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: bray

I don’t think liberals are dumb. Some know the consequences of their beliefs but expound them for power, figuring, as a member of the elite, they can personally avoid the consequences. The vast majority, however, aren’t particularly dumb or smart, they are ruled by their emotions. They do not think, they feel. It’s the cult phenomenon; if they are told they can all feel better by following a charismatic leader they do it mindlessly.


15 posted on 05/04/2013 8:10:47 AM PDT by Old North State
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To: bray
Are Liberals Dumb?

There are two types of liberals:

1) Morons.
2) Filth.

16 posted on 05/04/2013 8:15:25 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate: Republicans Freed the Slaves Month)
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To: bray

This is a good article to pass on to our liberal acquaintances because its obvious (to us) points are presented in a simple to understand way


17 posted on 05/04/2013 8:23:48 AM PDT by uncitizen
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To: bray
They have formed a religion...

Exactly.

"... although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Professing to be wise, they became fools,... therefore God also gave them up to... the lusts of their hearts, (they) exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator,... For this reason God gave them up to vile passions... And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting... who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them." - Romans 1:21,ff

Their evil thoughts and motives have birthed a religion unto themselves and now they (and our country over which they have so much sway) are under the Wrath of God.

Is it any wonder things are turning out so badly in this once fair and pleasant land, whose people and leaders once enthusiastically revered and acknowledged God, even imperfectly?

18 posted on 05/04/2013 8:34:35 AM PDT by Gritty (The wicked freely strut about when what is vile is honored among men – Psalm 12:8)
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To: bray

Yet their much-vaunted tolerance is very intolerant of ideas other than their own. In many ways, they have long been “the people of hate”, who have no limits to how much they can hate.

Some, like Dr. Eric R. Pianka, even call for the extermination of mankind, or the vast majority (90%) thereof. (His proposal was of a pandemic plague of ebola to do it.) This is not unique among the left, as similar ideas are a reoccurring theme. People such as Paul R. Ehrlich, of “The Population Bomb” theory, to Dave Foreman of Earth First!, are just the latest in a long run of such people.

I truly wish I had a recording or transcript from many years ago, when Jesse Jackson was seeking the Democrat nomination for president. He went on a talk show, where he was peppered with questions, obviously flustering him. Then one of the hosts asked him, “What about all those people who would be opposed, some violently, to your presidency?”

Taken off guard, he blurted out that “We would have to build some kind of camps to put them in”, or words very close to that. It goes to a deeply held mindset for such ideas to even exist in a person.

Likewise, before Obama even had the nomination, there was a typical nonsense thread on another forum, as to “What if he is the antichrist?” At one point a liberal blurted out that he actually *wished* Obama was the antichrist.

“Because then he would be powerful, and give us what we want, and hurt the people we hate”, was his reply.

This was even shocking to some of the more level headed atheists, who though they did not believe in God, were not so totally convinced that they would be willing to embrace “the ultimate evil”, for the *benefits*.


19 posted on 05/04/2013 8:45:15 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: A Navy Vet

At a moment when the answer stood right there before him Pilate asked of Jesus that essential question to which the world’s flawed response has defined human troubles from the very beginning.

Whether the problem is approached from a “secular” context or not, the answer is the same. Just as the relative is subject to the absolute, that which is “secular” is a subset within the ultimate reality of God.


20 posted on 05/04/2013 9:00:31 AM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

That was the other thing that struck me arguing with them was their complete intolerance of other thought. When I laid out absolute proof and another person from their side put out an analysis which basically said the same thing they began their name calling. They would not even consider the possibility the government had fudged the numbers to make it look like a heterosexual disease.

They are the most intolerant close minded people in the world due to their ignorance.


21 posted on 05/04/2013 9:04:07 AM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: reasonisfaith

In Latin, the words of Pilate are Quid est veritas?

These words take on a special quality in Latin, because they are actually an anagram. If you re-arrange the letters you obtain the following sentence: Est vir qui adest, “It is the man who is here.”


22 posted on 05/04/2013 9:07:02 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: bray

Just morally superior/sarc


23 posted on 05/04/2013 9:14:03 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: bray
libtards are indoctrinated with propaganda throughout school which they learn to parrot, such as:

America’s Constitution is outdated.
Karl Marx was a great philosopher.
FDR’s New Deal saved America.
  Senator Joe McCarthy was evil.
Martin Luther King was a Saint.
Capitalism is about greed and socialism is about charity.
Men and women are the same.
There is no such thing as race.
Man ‘evolved’ from ocean scum.
Global Warming is a proven fact.
There are no government conspiracies.
Homosexuality is normal.
Guns and religion are evil.

To escape such rubbish, libtards must develop enough character to be able to learn to give up emotionalism, and to reject social metaphysics and groupthink mentality, and learn to develop their own ability to have independent rational judgment. Unfortunately, most libtards are unable or unwilling to do this.

24 posted on 05/04/2013 9:14:26 AM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Being a fan of brevity, I found your #16 to be both concise and accurate.

Bravo !

25 posted on 05/04/2013 9:15:58 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: bray

The common liberal man/woman in the street may be ignorant but the liberal politician is one evil SOB whose every action is a premeditated endeavor.


26 posted on 05/04/2013 9:20:07 AM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: knarf

Well I was going to suggest what you’re photo is already stating!


27 posted on 05/04/2013 9:35:03 AM PDT by Mr. C (Take Back America!)
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To: bray

A quote from Martin Luther King, Jr., “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”


28 posted on 05/04/2013 9:35:29 AM PDT by abclily
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To: concerned about politics

90% of the so-called left come from the left side of the Bell Curve. The other 10% are the elitists who lead them on with promises of freebies.


29 posted on 05/04/2013 9:38:27 AM PDT by abclily
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To: ClearCase_guy

Fascinating.


30 posted on 05/04/2013 9:52:16 AM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: bray

I disagree. Liberals aren’t dumb, but they are bent and twisted with a mindset that is based more on emotion rather than logic. This is why they will always play for people’s emotions. This is why they are also more conniving and deceitful—and you have to be pretty smart in a bent and twisted way to be conniving and deceitful. This is why policies they make eventually fail; because, while it may feel good at the time, the reasoning, wishful thinking, lack of human understanding, actual practice and reality eventually breaks down.

Not to digress too much, but a recent caller on Rush’s radio program used the phrase “a Cold Civil War.” I believe he’s right. We are desperately in the middle of one.


31 posted on 05/04/2013 9:55:07 AM PDT by hawaiianninja (Palm note to self: It's a Depression and a Cold Civil War. Pray for the America!)
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To: reasonisfaith

I think you’re right about many liberals defining intelligence as the the ability to deceive. The street smart grift or con is what is respected.

Obama is a genius to them on that level.

There are many doctors or PhD’s or avidly follow liberalism just as they did Hitler and Stalin. Intelligence and wisdom converge and is a multifaceted thing.


32 posted on 05/04/2013 10:21:37 AM PDT by Sheapdog (Chew the meat, spit out the bones)
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