The Paradox of Tolerance

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  1. Reiver

    Reiver Well-Known Member

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    There's very little defence against fascism from liberalism. Tutting loudly just won't wash.
     
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    This is a particularly vacuous comment. Where is the left wing terrorism in the US? Why is right wing terrorism increasing and dominating the crime? Consider making valid comment, given this is such an important issue.
     
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    If it's important to you, then okay. I guess we all have our hobbies.

    If it is increasing, then I'm guessing it has to do with who is doing the counting. It's like Jethro Bodine cyphering. He loved to show off how educated and intelligent he is, but for some reason, not even Jane Hathaway was all that interested. Something about a light house with a burnt out bulb.
     
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    Given the victims of terror, this type of flippancy is contemptible.

    I don't think I'll bother with you. Your ignorant comments over terrorism aren't relevant to the thread (given the Popperian paradox focuses its tut at liberalism, rather than the right wing authoritarianism that delivers fascism)
     
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    The paradox, as all paradoxes do, shows it is nothing more than a syntax error. Whenever you encounter a paradox, it's time to erase the board and start over again.
     
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    It isn't a fib. And you've produced nothing to indicate otherwise.
     
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    Indeed, all people who love Freedom must support any legal action against the Intolerant Left.

    In USA they can not be held accountable for their hateful ideology, but in some places they can.
     
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    Hopefully more Liberals will join Conservatives and many Independents against the Intolerant Left.
     
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    “The rise of the far right”? Laughable.

    Meanwhile, the left is taking positions on major issues that Chairman Mao would approve of. But we don’t have to worry about the radical left?
     
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    Hopefully, More thoughtful conservatives and independents will join together against the intolerant Right.
     
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    There are certainly a lot of fake centrists within the Democrat ranks. Support for neoliberalism is ultimately a green flag to right wing authoritarianism.
     
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    Google right wing terrorism in the US. Choose a source that you like. It really isn't difficult.
     
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    Been there done that. It is a relatively static number has been that way for fifty years. That a higher percentage by vanishingly small amounts is done by supposed right wingers is a relatively meaningless bit of Datum.
     
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    You know that's not true, but hey ho. Part of the paradox is ignoring the threat after all...
     
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    I know it to be precisely true. It is also the method of those who want bigger government to create in the mind of the public the notion that a crises exist to further their own goals.
     
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    You can stop now. I've proven the point. You are prepared to ignore the trends and the increased threat. Nothing else to say.
     
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    How predictable. Yeah, like in NK or KSA or Russia - where the accountability is death and imprisonment. Boy you sure do love your freedom.
     

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