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I've given up on trying to teach anyone here anything (They gave Socrates hemlock, now this guy.)

Posted on 02/12/2006 7:39:47 AM PST by a true thinker

There's no helping you. This site is now just a diversion -- like a train wreck. This site is inherently for and about raving egomaniacs, and Jim's site policies -- which amount to excluding reality and actual dialogue in favor of political/militaristic pornography -- is conducive to cognitive dissonance, which at the times your worldview is threatened leads you into psychotic breaks (on the political cognitive plane, that is, and just maybe in other realms too). Not to mention that your baseline politics is based in mythology about American demographics, science, economics, ethics etc. You spoonfeed each other in the first place, so rationality on FR is always constrained to small scope matters. (You try to make up for this by shifting rapidly to things on which you share prejudices.)

FR is a purist's dream illustration of Kant's opinion that "Most people claim to be thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices." The name of the site is an Orwellian joke -- the only freedom truly here is the animal kind the uncivilized insist on, the only 'res publica' of interest is of acting in conspiracy to screw the public good for private gain, the only laws and people you truly like are the ones that permit/protect the anarchy, parasitism, and thievery you prefer, and immoralism is the true religion you espouse. FR is a mismanaged zoo, really, and I like coming here on occasion -- the sights are alternatingly horrifying and amusing, but always a reminder of what the Enlightenment was a fight against.

Best wishes.


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To: blackie
he had too many laxatives.

OH WOW!!   That means his brain didn't FALL out,   .   .   it was SUCKED out!!!


301 posted on 02/12/2006 12:06:24 PM PST by Lady Jag ( All I want is a kind word, a warm bed, and world domination)
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To: a true thinker

True thinker? Hardly. More like a true stinker. Boo Radley had more insight than you.


302 posted on 02/12/2006 12:17:15 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Who knew Islam's hot button was in the funny papers?)
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To: Lady Jag

Gone and forgotten. >:-}


303 posted on 02/12/2006 12:20:34 PM PST by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: a true thinker

Head on over to DU then.

Socrates, remember, started from the assumption that he didn't know anything and wasn't able to teach anything. Maybe that's your problem.


304 posted on 02/12/2006 12:26:23 PM PST by Terriergal ("My conscience is captive to the word of God...here I stand. I can do no other. So help me God." ML)
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To: MineralMan

Don'tch a love the whiners. "FINE you heathens, I'm going to take my bat and ball and go home!"


305 posted on 02/12/2006 12:27:21 PM PST by Terriergal ("My conscience is captive to the word of God...here I stand. I can do no other. So help me God." ML)
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To: a true thinker

Ooooh, somebody got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning! And someone p*ssed in his cornflakes, to boot!

My guess, by your remarks, is that you never liked FR in the first place.


306 posted on 02/12/2006 12:36:07 PM PST by Theresawithanh (Always remember that you're unique. Just like everyone else.)
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To: a true thinker

Well, thank you for posting that. The IQ of the reader, having read that pearl of wisdom, just dropped several points.
You'll need another screen name soon, I would think.


307 posted on 02/12/2006 12:39:29 PM PST by Tench_Coxe
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To: a true thinker
You were a philosophy major, weren't you? There's a standard footprint to a philosophy major. Name-calling, three dollar words, and mixed metaphors all in search of a thought process. "I don't know what I think, but if you just saw it my way, the world would be wonderful."

Try taking a couple of courses in plumbing. It's a great teacher. Specifically, it teaches you that reality doesn't bend to a glib thought process.

308 posted on 02/12/2006 12:41:55 PM PST by Richard Kimball
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To: Alouette

You would think he would eventually learn to leave the light alone :)


309 posted on 02/12/2006 12:58:21 PM PST by trussell (Work for God...the retirement benefits are great!)
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To: a true thinker
the only freedom truly here is the animal kind the uncivilized insist on

Maj. Jean Villeneuve: "Are you sure this is the right place to recruit for a militia?"
Benjamin Martin: "God Save King George!"
(Mob turns on them, chases them out)
Benjamin Martin: "I think we came to the right place."

310 posted on 02/12/2006 1:00:06 PM PST by Terriergal ("My conscience is captive to the word of God...here I stand. I can do no other. So help me God." ML)
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To: blackie

:-) See my audio? er... hear... my audio?


311 posted on 02/12/2006 1:00:39 PM PST by Terriergal ("My conscience is captive to the word of God...here I stand. I can do no other. So help me God." ML)
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To: blackie

312 posted on 02/12/2006 1:28:56 PM PST by Lady Jag ( All I want is a kind word, a warm bed, and world domination)
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To: Lady Jag

313


313 posted on 02/12/2006 1:57:14 PM PST by Buddy B (MSgt Retired-USAF)
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To: a true thinker
What the Hell have you been drinking?


314 posted on 02/12/2006 3:01:21 PM PST by vigilante2 (I'm the proud parent of a soldier)
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To: Fintan

Fintan....your cigar is my light in the night...


315 posted on 02/12/2006 3:03:41 PM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: a true thinker

Every single troll is now an ENEMY OF THE REPUBLIC!

Execute ORDER SIXTY-SIX

316 posted on 02/12/2006 3:33:25 PM PST by Paul_Denton (Every single troll is now an enemy of the Republic!)
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To: Buddy B

317 posted on 02/12/2006 3:54:35 PM PST by Lady Jag ( All I want is a kind word, a warm bed, and world domination)
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To: a true thinker

C'mon, Will Pitt, we know its you. Come out from behind the keyboard.


318 posted on 02/12/2006 4:47:51 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (Official RKBA Landscaper and Arborist, Duchess of Green Leafy Things)
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To: Owen
Perhaps we should warn these lefty-loonies that their tiny little brains might explode if they expose themselves to a dose of reality.
319 posted on 02/12/2006 5:14:48 PM PST by Nova
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To: a true thinker
Another proud member of the "reality-based community".
320 posted on 02/12/2006 6:57:47 PM PST by RightWingAtheist (Creationism Is Not Conservative!)
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To: a true thinker
It will take me about 2 months to look up all those big impressive words you used in this post. Couldn't you use plain language so I could understand what you really mean?
Or, have you not realized that I am not a Progressive and therefore not one of the intellectual elites?
In the meantime you can go **ss up a rope.
321 posted on 02/12/2006 7:06:26 PM PST by jerry639
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To: Lady Jag

Yowza!


322 posted on 02/12/2006 7:37:43 PM PST by CheneyChick
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To: a true thinker

323 posted on 02/12/2006 7:40:31 PM PST by Thunder90
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To: a true thinker
a true thinker

Most inaccurate screen name EVER.

324 posted on 02/12/2006 7:47:56 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (GOP Blend Coffee--"Coffee for Conservative Taste!" Go to www.gopetc.com)
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To: a true thinker

I sit here chortling as I read the garbage you've posted. You are yet another mental lightwieght who believes that if he posts enough pseudo-intellectual terminology and drops the right names, he can pass for a man of intellect. Sorry, it takes more than that--and I'd be saying that even if you'd used "cognitive dissonance" correctly.


325 posted on 02/12/2006 7:54:20 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (GOP Blend Coffee--"Coffee for Conservative Taste!" Go to www.gopetc.com)
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To: a true thinker
Interesting. You signed up TODAY. How on Earth were you able to post and enlighten us all with your superior intellect and understanding if you were not a member?

Well, welcome to FR. The kitties are coming. Goodbye.

326 posted on 02/12/2006 7:59:24 PM PST by I'm ALL Right!
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To: stevem
Political militaristic pornography? Fascinating.

Ann Coulter in camo undies.

327 posted on 02/12/2006 8:00:38 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (GOP Blend Coffee--"Coffee for Conservative Taste!" Go to www.gopetc.com)
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To: a true thinker

Sweet. I've got me a new tagline. I like the way it sounds and it makes it look like I know a lot of big words. See, you are helpful!


328 posted on 02/12/2006 8:58:29 PM PST by faq (conducive to cognitive dissonance)
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To: a true thinker
I found a great Orwell quote that fits you pseudointellectual rant:

"Only an intellectual would believe something so stupid."

329 posted on 02/12/2006 10:01:27 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (GOP Blend Coffee--"Coffee for Conservative Taste!" Go to www.gopetc.com)
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To: a true thinker

330 posted on 02/12/2006 10:12:57 PM PST by BJungNan
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To: Lady Jag

That troll hole grapic is just begging for animation...


331 posted on 02/12/2006 10:14:16 PM PST by BJungNan
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To: darkwing104
this image begs for the following excerpt:

"You will not see this again, these are the old ways..."

Lo, there do I see my father
Lo, there do I see my mother and my sisters and my brothers
Lo, there do I see the line of my people back to the beginning
Lo, they do call to me
They bid me take my place among them
in the Halls of Valhalla
Where the brave may live forever...

332 posted on 02/13/2006 2:29:00 AM PST by King Prout (many accuse me of being overly literal... this would not be a problem if many were not under-precise)
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To: MarineMom613
Are you a snowman?

No, s/he's not.

333 posted on 02/13/2006 3:41:54 AM PST by Yeti ("He might be drunk!")
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To: 1rudeboy

Jusw wow!


334 posted on 02/13/2006 4:57:26 AM PST by NonLinear (He's dead, Jim)
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To: a true thinker

A true stinker is more like it.

What a delusional fool.

Barking moonbat.


335 posted on 02/13/2006 6:57:53 AM PST by SolidRedState (E Pluribus Funk --- (Latin taglines are sooooo cool! Don't ya think?))
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To: a true thinker

Do you even know what a Free Republic is?


336 posted on 02/13/2006 7:00:20 AM PST by Pan_Yans Wife ("Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny. "--Aeschylus)
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To: a true thinker
"a true thinker"

Did you make this shingle all by yourself?

337 posted on 02/13/2006 7:06:24 AM PST by spunkets
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