11407Re: [Death To Religion] Re: A Strategy of 'Subversive Rationalization' for a post-Ab
- Apr 9, 2008This really is humorous. It shows how prejudice and emotional involvement
in politics is displayed in argument, same as religious discourse.
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Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 10:15 PM
Subject: [Death To Religion] Re: A Strategy of 'Subversive Rationalization'
for a post-Ab
> I'm going to have to very strongly disagree with the crap you just posted.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Tim " <timothydj@...> wrote:
>> Obama probably will be the offering for the Dems. He is for sure a
>> racist that has very little to offer except the ability to spend
>> money like he's mad at it and line of marxist rethoric that,
>> typically, makes no sense at all. He offers less hope than the
>> Lottery. He might make a good, smooth talkin' Secetary of State if
>> he didn't have such a disdain for everything American.
> The Democrats realise that capitalism is the only economic system that
> actually works and that includes Obama.
> He is not in anyway Marxist (government funded healthcare is used by
> most prosperous capitalist economies and it works pretty damn well).
>> He would accomplish as much as the do-nothing Dems in the do-nothing
> Right, so Bill Clinton who did more to deregulate the US economy was
>> Sadly, this is a time when we could use a little leadership but
>> there's little chanch of that.
> No, it's a time when the US could use someone who isn't a Republican
> Though it does amuse me that libertarians that claim to care the most
> about civil rights often vote Republican despite it being the
> Democrats that would be the better match.
> Oh well, US politics is so stupid I'm glad I don't live there.
>> I'm mixed about religion in politics. It's a great tool for keeping
>> the sheep in line but sometimes the sheep want me to jump over the
>> cliff with them.
> Exactly the problem.
> But why the fuck do you want to keep them in line? Can't you accept
> people thinking for themselves?
> BTW: Do you know who it is that all those religious people are going
> to follow and be in line with?
> Won't be someone you'll want making decisions.
>> Religion might be with us forever- humans might need it to replace
>> whatever we lost in the way of instincts when our brains got big.
> We don't seem to lost anything in the way of instincts and whilst we
> may have to deal with religion forever I don't think it'll be the
> majority viewpoint forever.
>> Isn't socialism just another religion?
> No, neither is communism or libertarianism.
> Though all three beliefs can be taken to an extreme like religion (and
> often are) and when they become quasi-religious they tend to be very
> dangerous if they get power (look at what the communists managed to do
> and what some of the right-wing dictators managed).
> Social Democracy though is quite well proven (though not strictly
> socialism since the means of production are mostly privately owned).
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