Evolution of your political views?

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  1. Dex Luis

    Dex Luis Dextilla The Hunk

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    Libertarian --> Moderate Democrat --> Social Democrat --> Libertarian Socialist --> Paleoconservative --> Free-market Antistatist

    I've come to the conclusion that government is unnecessary and wasteful.

    Democracy aka mob absolutism is stupid and dysgenic.
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  2. AliceHouse

    AliceHouse The House Always Wins

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    I used to be a hardcore conservative gun toting republican American patriot to the six-hundred and sixty sixth degree. But then I lost faith in humanity.

    Now I'm a technocrat because science.
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  3. reggie jax

    reggie jax Well-Known Member

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    apathetic -> democrat -> liberal with libertarian sentiments -> liberal who realized libertarianism is naive and untested -> liberal who thought the democratic party was the lesser of two evils -> disillusioned liberal/apathetic
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  4. Thomas Huxley

    Thomas Huxley Well-Known Member

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    Used to care ----> Don't.
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  5. Riz

    Riz Well-Known Member

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    Ignorant --> a liberal who didn't like liberals --> probably a moderate, leaning towards conservatism, but a form that doesn't resemble the political parties in any way
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  6. AliceHouse

    AliceHouse The House Always Wins

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    This is the correct answer.
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  7. Radium

    Radium f k

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    why
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  8. Sir Bustalot

    Sir Bustalot I am Jesus

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    i dont pay attention to politics and find them super uninteresting

    but 12yrs ago i liked george bush and thought he knew what was up, now i dont.

    i dont even know what i am
    liberal, conservative, democrat, republican? i have no clue how to even tell.
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  9. Superman70

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    dunno, liberal
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  10. billy nomates.

    billy nomates. rain cancels play.

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    anarchist liberal.
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  11. zyclon B gas

    zyclon B gas sososerious

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    extreme misanthrope -> moderate misanthrope
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  12. JASON ANTHONY

    JASON ANTHONY White Devil

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    I'm a liberal with conservative views that I choose not to follow myself because going with the flow is too easy
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  13. zyclon B gas

    zyclon B gas sososerious

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    one of my pet peeves: people that say "i personally" or "i myself." you already said "i", there's no reason to reinforce the fact that it's you. filler words that detract from otherwise valid points. you'll notice this most often with public speakers, which is the sign of a poor public speaker.

    edit: this isn't to insult you, just a pet peeve of mine. 99% of people don't even think about it when they do it because that's how we're taught growing up.
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  14. JASON ANTHONY

    JASON ANTHONY White Devil

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    I will continue to do it myself because Americans they suck at English.
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  15. Matches T. Malone

    Matches T. Malone Registered Playboy

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    basically.
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  16. Hardkore

    Hardkore Blunts@TheBeach

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    i ain't read one post but my moral views lean to the liberal side even though i consider myself a christian

    my "business/money-related" views are kind of mixed. i think we should have tax cuts across the board and i do think its unfair that rich people get a higher percent of their income taxed. on the flipside, i do agree w/ gov. programs to help poor and homeless people though. i know conservatives ain't really with that. :scared: :scared:

    however, my family probably benefited like a muhfucka from government (food stamps, etc.) when i was a kid cuz my mom worked very little for like the first 5-6 years of my life and concentrated on raising my two brothers and me.

    my pops made decent money but we always stayed in townhomes or apartments til i turned like 15.
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  17. Hardkore

    Hardkore Blunts@TheBeach

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    oh, and just heads up..

    ..i ain't vote for obama in 2012
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  18. AliceHouse

    AliceHouse The House Always Wins

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    http://www.politicalcompass.org/

    Let us know how it goes.
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  19. Dex Luis

    Dex Luis Dextilla The Hunk

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    Representative democracy fails because it starts off with the agriculturalist/K-select/low-time preference mentality but devolves into the hunter-gatherer/tribalist collectivist/high-time preference mentality.

    What you have in America is basically competing groups engaged in a permanent state of proxy warfare where the strong-arm of government is used to steal resources from the productive castes.

    The freebie society encourages the irresponsible breeding habits of lower castes that would otherwise be fucked without the extracted wealth of a shrinking productive caste.

    Civilization itself is dysgenic as it dulls the edges of natural selection, but democracy sends this into hyperdrive.
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  20. Riz

    Riz Well-Known Member

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    I'd also add that people sometimes seem to think democracy is the same thing as liberty, when democracy is just one facet of it and not even a necessary one. It could be argued that democracy leads to the kind of appeal-to-the-lowest-common-denominator, slogan driven politics that we've got now.
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