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The hypocrisy of Western meat eaters becomes evident when they cringe at the thought of eating dog. If the Westerner is so convinced eating meat is a natural right, why must he limit himself to just a few species? Why only eat cow and pig and chicken? Why not eat all the varieties of meat, including dog, cat, monkey, and so on? Maybe even severely disabled humans, given that they are lower in intelligence than many animals.

 

If you have a problem with any of the above, then you have a problem with eating meat. Period.

do u just eat fruit and veggies or do u also eat dandilions and tree bark, you hypocritical bitch

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All meat is fucking disgusting when I sit and think about it, same as diary.

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All meat is fucking disgusting when I sit and think about it, same as diary.

 

 

lol @ finding sustenance disgusting 

 

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do u just eat fruit and veggies or do u also eat dandilions and tree bark, you hypocritical bitch

He photosynthesizes cuz he respects all of mother nature and her creations. Except humans.

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Everybody. Let's just put our differences aside for a minute so we can shame mckeever at maximum efficiency.

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A populist and an opportunist. 

 

 

If he's going to earn the title of "maverick" in any capacity at all, then showing people how dumb and hypocritical the right wing is might do it. 

Populism is a thinly centered ideology that pits two groups, the pure people against the corrupt elite.

 

He has a form of exclusionary populism so it is not left wing populism which is inclusionary.

 

Trump is populist radical right. And he's an American fascist:

 

  1. "The Cult of Tradition", characterized by cultural syncretism, even at the risk of internal contradiction. When all truth has already been revealed by Tradition, no new learning can occur, only further interpretation and refinement.
  2. "The Rejection of modernism", which views the rationalistic development of Western culture since the Enlightenment as a descent into depravity. Eco distinguishes this from a rejection of superficial technological advancement, as many fascist regimes cite their industrial potency as proof of the vitality of their system.
  3. "The Cult of Action for Action's Sake", which dictates that action is of value in itself, and should be taken without intellectual reflection. This, says Eco, is connected with anti-intellectualism and irrationalism, and often manifests in attacks on modern culture and science.
  4. "Disagreement Is Treason" – Fascism devalues intellectual discourse and critical reasoning as barriers to action, as well as out of fear that such analysis will expose the contradictions embodied in a syncretistic faith.
  5. "Fear of Difference", which fascism seeks to exploit and exacerbate, often in the form of racism or an appeal against foreigners and immigrants.
  6. "Appeal to a Frustrated Middle Class", fearing economic pressure from the demands and aspirations of lower social groups.
  7. "Obsession with a Plot" and the hyping-up of an enemy threat. This often combines an appeal to xenophobia with a fear of disloyalty and sabotage from marginalized groups living within the society (such as the German elite's 'fear' of the 1930s Jewish populace's businesses and well-doings; see also anti-Semitism). Eco also cites Pat Robertson's book The New World Order as a prominent example of a plot obsession.
  8. Fascist societies rhetorically cast their enemies as "at the same time too strong and too weak." On the one hand, fascists play up the power of certain disfavored elites to encourage in their followers a sense of grievance and humiliation. On the other hand, fascist leaders point to the decadence of those elites as proof of their ultimate feebleness in the face of an overwhelming popular will.
  9. "Pacifism is Trafficking with the Enemy" because "Life is Permanent Warfare" – there must always be an enemy to fight. Both fascist Germany under Hitler and Italy under Mussolini worked first to organize and clean up their respective countries and then build the war machines that they later intended to and did use, despite Germany being under restrictions of the Versailles treaty to NOT build a military force. This principle leads to a fundamental contradiction within fascism: the incompatibility of ultimate triumph with perpetual war.
  10. "Contempt for the Weak", which is uncomfortably married to a chauvinistic popular elitism, in which every member of society is superior to outsiders by virtue of belonging to the in-group. Eco sees in these attitudes the root of a deep tension in the fundamentally hierarchical structure of fascist polities, as they encourage leaders to despise their underlings, up to the ultimate Leader who holds the whole country in contempt for having allowed him to overtake it by force.
  11. "Everybody is Educated to Become a Hero", which leads to the embrace of a cult of death. As Eco observes, "[t]he Ur-Fascist hero is impatient to die. In his impatience, he more frequently sends other people to death."
  12. "Machismo", which sublimates the difficult work of permanent war and heroism into the sexual sphere. Fascists thus hold "both disdain for women and intolerance and condemnation of nonstandard sexual habits, from chastity to homosexuality."
  13. "Selective Populism" – The People, conceived monolithically, have a Common Will, distinct from and superior to the viewpoint of any individual. As no mass of people can ever be truly unanimous, the Leader holds himself out as the interpreter of the popular will (though truly he dictates it). Fascists use this concept to delegitimize democratic institutions they accuse of "no longer represent[ing] the Voice of the People."
  14. "Newspeak" – Fascism employs and promotes an impoverished vocabulary in order to limit critical reasoning
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Here is Paxton's definition:

 

'A form of political behavior marked by obsessive preoccupation with community decline, humiliation or victimhood and by compensatory cults of unity, energy and purity, in which a mass-based party of committed nationalist militants, working in uneasy but effective collaboration with traditional elites, abandons democratic liberties and pursues with redemptive violence and without ethical or legal restraints goals of internal cleansing and external expansion.'

 

followed by his 5 stages of fascism:

 

 

  1. Intellectual exploration, where disillusionment with popular democracy manifests itself in discussions of lost national vigor
  2. Rooting, where a fascist movement, aided by political deadlock and polarization, becomes a player on the national stage
  3. Arrival to power, where conservatives seeking to control rising leftist opposition invite the movement to share power
  4. Exercise of power, where the movement and its charismatic leader control the state in balance with state institutions such as the police and traditional elites such as the clergy and business magnates.
  5. Radicalization or entropy, where the state either becomes increasingly radical, as did Nazi Germany, or slips into traditional authoritarian rule, as did Fascist Italy.[12]

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Here is George Orwell's thoughts:

 

Fascism, at any rate the German version, is a form of capitalism that borrows from Socialism just such features as will make it efficient for war purposes... It is a planned system geared to a definite purpose, world-conquest, and not allowing any private interest, either of capitalist or worker, to stand in its way.[49]

 

...It is not easy, for instance, to fit Germany and Japan into the same framework, and it is even harder with some of the small states which are describable as Fascist. It is usually assumed, for instance, that Fascism is inherently warlike, that it thrives in an atmosphere of war hysteria and can only solve its economic problems by means of war preparation or foreign conquests. But clearly this is not true of, say, Portugal or the various South American dictatorships. Or again, antisemitism is supposed to be one of the distinguishing marks of Fascism; but some Fascist movements are not antisemitic. Learned controversies, reverberating for years on end in American magazines, have not even been able to determine whether or not Fascism is a form of capitalism. But still, when we apply the term ‘Fascism’ to Germany or Japan or Mussolini's Italy, we know broadly what we mean.

 

And here is Roosevelt's comments:

 

'The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism — ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power.'

 

 

inb4 some ****** proclaims fascists are socialists.

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Color me shocked!

 

 

meat is meat. 

 

people have turtles, pigs, bunnies, goats, horses, etc as pets - but to much of the world they are delicious cuisine 

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lol @ finding sustenance disgusting

 

I still eat it, I’m a vegan wannabe if anything. Well i only eat fish, chicken and beef. Don’t even like anything else.

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Vegans only have sex at each other in the missionary position for the sole purpose of procreation

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All meat is fucking disgusting when I sit and think about it, same as diary.

so r plants, they literally get nutrients from ur shit

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Do you guys think there are some sharks in the ocean that refuse to eat meat? Think about it, of course not. This mindset is created, it’s not natural. You aren’t born into thinking you shouldn’t eat things. It’s taught, just like being racist or sexist is taught. You aren’t born a terrible person, you’re born with terrible parents and grow up idolizing shitty humans.

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Imagine being at the top of the food chain and not embracing it.

I love it when people claim that since we are "intelligent" that we should have different standards. Fuck that. Just because you would fail in natural selection doesn't mean I will.

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I love it when people claim that since we are "intelligent" that we should have different standards. Fuck that. Just because you would fail in natural selection doesn't mean I will.

Gunna suck once the aliens come

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If the aliens come and I get eaten, then I should have fought back harder.

but what if they just got a 1000 year head start on civilization? kinda unfair isnt it?

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