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    Quote Originally Posted by erichkknaar View Post
    The lesson of the last 50 years is that if you give the proles an inch, they take a mile. We've tried kindness, and giving people an fair chance and decent wages, and they just whined they had nothing, so no. I think a return to good old fashioned serfdom will shut the complainers up, if only because they now actually have a frame of reference to what hard work and low wages ACTUALLY mean, so maybe they wouldn't complain quite as much now as they do now if they have some context.
    that's not a bad troll Erich, you almost had me going.

    Quote Originally Posted by Frug View Post
    when you're so far left a centrist is a nazi enabler.
    i'm not the one taking the stance that turning up to anti-fascist protests is "bad tone" and that we should "have room for all viewpoints" while unironically picking up and embracing crypto-fascist talking points as part of the discourse, centrists are, oh let's not forget the whole "lets make kneeling at NFL about gun control!" rather than, you know, psychotic cops behaving like judge Dredd.

    but as i pointed out, it's a cynical viewpoint that i don't really embrace myself, i'd rather attribute the whole thing to ignorance, deliberate or otherwise.
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    Hagar's note: The first definition is much preferred; the second is used only by malcontents, the envious, and disgruntled owners of waterfront property.

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    Willful ignorance brought to you by the overwhelming explanatory power of gut feelings.


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    this meme came at the right point in history imo



    because it perfectly encompass the mainstream reaction to how politics is polarizing heavily, but then as a far leftie i don't actually mind, it's just further fuel on the bonfire and a lot more people are swinging left than right at this point.
    Viking, n.:
    1. Daring Scandinavian seafarers, explorers, adventurers, entrepreneurs world-famous for their aggressive, nautical import business, highly leveraged takeovers and blue eyes.
    2. Bloodthirsty sea pirates who ravaged northern Europe beginning in the 9th century.

    Hagar's note: The first definition is much preferred; the second is used only by malcontents, the envious, and disgruntled owners of waterfront property.

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    We're all accelerationists now?
    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Mason
    It is absurd that we are capable of witnessing a 40,000 year old system of gender oppression begin to dissolve before our eyes yet still see the abolition of a 200 year old economic system as an unrealistic utopia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keckers View Post
    We're all accelerants now?
    Shit's on fire, yo.

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    Do you even lift? Do you even post.
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    Ass ass ass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keckers View Post
    We're all accelerationists now?
    no, we've gone full posadist, just waiting for North Korea to get their shit together and start the fireworks.
    Viking, n.:
    1. Daring Scandinavian seafarers, explorers, adventurers, entrepreneurs world-famous for their aggressive, nautical import business, highly leveraged takeovers and blue eyes.
    2. Bloodthirsty sea pirates who ravaged northern Europe beginning in the 9th century.

    Hagar's note: The first definition is much preferred; the second is used only by malcontents, the envious, and disgruntled owners of waterfront property.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Liare View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Keckers View Post
    We're all accelerationists now?
    no, we've gone full posadist, just waiting for North Korea to get their shit together and start the fireworks.
    It's time to start the, er, I think, the Seventh International...
    meh

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    Quote Originally Posted by erichkknaar View Post
    It's time to start the, er, I think, the Seventh International...
    I'm sure this time we'll get it right, with optimal amount of Gulags...

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    Quote Originally Posted by erichkknaar View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Liare View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Keckers View Post
    We're all accelerationists now?
    no, we've gone full posadist, just waiting for North Korea to get their shit together and start the fireworks.
    It's time to start the, er, I think, the Seventh International...
    we're only on the fifth m8.
    Viking, n.:
    1. Daring Scandinavian seafarers, explorers, adventurers, entrepreneurs world-famous for their aggressive, nautical import business, highly leveraged takeovers and blue eyes.
    2. Bloodthirsty sea pirates who ravaged northern Europe beginning in the 9th century.

    Hagar's note: The first definition is much preferred; the second is used only by malcontents, the envious, and disgruntled owners of waterfront property.

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    And just like that, the movement falls apart, not being able to agree on the number of the Internationals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Liare View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by erichkknaar View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Liare View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Keckers View Post
    We're all accelerationists now?
    no, we've gone full posadist, just waiting for North Korea to get their shit together and start the fireworks.
    It's time to start the, er, I think, the Seventh International...
    we're only on the fifth m8.
    nope
    meh

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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Rumata View Post
    And just like that, the movement falls apart, not being able to agree on the number of the Internationals.
    trotskyism, notevenonce.jpg
    Viking, n.:
    1. Daring Scandinavian seafarers, explorers, adventurers, entrepreneurs world-famous for their aggressive, nautical import business, highly leveraged takeovers and blue eyes.
    2. Bloodthirsty sea pirates who ravaged northern Europe beginning in the 9th century.

    Hagar's note: The first definition is much preferred; the second is used only by malcontents, the envious, and disgruntled owners of waterfront property.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Liare View Post
    ...a lot more people are swinging left than right at this point.
    Is this conclusion based on sales of skinny jeans and Che t-shirts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Rumata View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by erichkknaar View Post
    It's time to start the, er, I think, the Seventh International...
    I'm sure this time we'll get it right, with optimal amount of Gulags...
    Quote Originally Posted by Don Rumata View Post
    And just like that, the movement falls apart, not being able to agree on the number of the Internationals.
    I've gotta admit, these made me chuckle.

    Now bad@botes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keckers View Post
    We're all accelerationists now?
    Yep. No brakes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Rumata View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Liare View Post
    ...a lot more people are swinging left than right at this point.
    Is this conclusion based on sales of skinny jeans and Che t-shirts?
    Nah, just the success of that good old cultural Marxism.

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    Something something postmodernism
    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Mason
    It is absurd that we are capable of witnessing a 40,000 year old system of gender oppression begin to dissolve before our eyes yet still see the abolition of a 200 year old economic system as an unrealistic utopia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Rumata View Post
    I really wonder if this will have any effect at all. Sadly, I doubt it.


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    Welcome to Dwarf Fortress, where there is a fine line between insanity and gameplay. The line menaces with spikes of obsessive compulsion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Rumata View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Liare View Post
    ...a lot more people are swinging left than right at this point.
    Is this conclusion based on sales of skinny jeans and Che t-shirts?
    no, participation in demonstrations and other events.
    Viking, n.:
    1. Daring Scandinavian seafarers, explorers, adventurers, entrepreneurs world-famous for their aggressive, nautical import business, highly leveraged takeovers and blue eyes.
    2. Bloodthirsty sea pirates who ravaged northern Europe beginning in the 9th century.

    Hagar's note: The first definition is much preferred; the second is used only by malcontents, the envious, and disgruntled owners of waterfront property.

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