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But hey, hey guys, GUYS.... it is what it is.


 

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being that the recent shooting of Jacob Blake was localish to me, its deeply upsetting. people are still really reaching for the "few bad apples" excuse as a reason to continue over-funding cops. how do you get people (friends/family) to understand that the only reason the general population is cool with cops is because we've been groomed since birth to believe that cops are heroes and can do no wrong? i am tired and everything feels bleak
 

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same, and it is bleak. also love the continued categorization of protests as “riots” that need to be contained, used as justification for police funding and overuse of force. what a world we live in.
 

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my cousin is still convinced coronavirus is a hoax and that mask requirements is "fascist." like no bro voter suppression is fascist, not the governing body trying to manage a public health crisis.

which, at this point, just feels like "whatever happens, happens" because as case numbers fall, we are still currently averaging about the same numbers that we were during the first peak.
 

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Either end of the political system somewhat blends with its extreme opposite. I might call a mask mandate collectivist / socialist / communist, given the intent is a small personal sacrifice for the best interest of society. It’d be fascist if the government were infringing upon person freedoms for the benefit of the government itself.
 

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Good, but it misses the point(s).

1. Why did he receive any type of positive treatment or support from police at the protest?
2. Had he not been caught on numerous videos, would ANYTHING have happened?

In this regard, we’re lucky to most/all have cell phones with high quality video, but I will not pretend to believe that for every ONE Kyle whateverthefuck, there aren’t an exponential number of similar dudes doing the same or worse ****.
 

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Good, but it misses the point(s).

1. Why did he receive any type of positive treatment or support from police at the protest?

because cops are racist
2. Had he not been caught on numerous videos, would ANYTHING have happened?

no

In this regard, we’re lucky to most/all have cell phones with high quality video, but I will not pretend to believe that for every ONE Kyle whateverthefuck, there aren’t an exponential number of similar dudes doing the same or worse ****.
kyle was just living out his weird, creepy obsession with being a cop. then he found out that you dont get the immunity until you get the badge.
 

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bud, the questions are “rhetorical” and intended to be “thought provoking.” you and I know their answers, but the point is to help somebody else who doesn’t know those answers start the process of removing their head from their ass.
 

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bud, the questions are “rhetorical” and intended to be “thought provoking.” you and I know their answers, but the point is to help somebody else who doesn’t know those answers start the process of removing their head from their ass.
oh i know you know, and i know that you know that i know you know. i just be typing.
 

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bud, the questions are “rhetorical” and intended to be “thought provoking.” you and I know their answers, but the point is to help somebody else who doesn’t know those answers start the process of removing their head from their ass.
The struggle is in getting those questions to provoke thoughts.

Dialogue to other view points within these people is so important, yet they're the most resistant to anything that they didn't hear from coploverchudman319273 in the Uncle Sam's Misguided Children facebook page.
 

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many people are a lost cause.

one of the cool parts of this movement is that it shook some people to realize that performative liberalism is dumb. ie: "oh my god [company] posted a rainbow/black square! they care!"

one uncool part is the people who get off on looking like a good person, so they regurgitate every new thing they see on instagram. in my demographic and friend group, there are some that view it as a challenge to be the most "woke" and "cutting edge" which ends up working in reverse to an actual end goal.
 

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one uncool part is the people who get off on looking like a good person, so they regurgitate every new thing they see on instagram. in my demographic and friend group, there are some that view it as a challenge to be the most "woke" and "cutting edge" which ends up working in reverse to an actual end goal.
Ugh. This, so much. Fortunately none in my friend group are like this but my very conservative dad is always talking about "those damn liberals" and then referencing fringe bullshit like this, or how comic books (???) are "bowing" (?????) to "woke culture" (???????) because XYZ character is gay.
 

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One further uncool part of the last four years in general is normie liberals getting more and more arrogant about how much smarter/better they are than every other group of people in this country. Just completely insufferable.

"Liberals" constantly calling out uneducated folks for voting for anyone other than them, failing to realize that antagonizing a large group of people probably isn't a good way to win.

Or seeing what policies are popular and refusing to consider them, instead sticking to the garbage status quo that is only growing more unpopular.
 

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“The other side is stupid” argument is happening on both sides, for a lot of reasons.
 

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Globalism was a mistake. Convenience is the cancer killing society. Jeff Bezos could literally be running a concentration camp in some other country or some other morally heinous thing (y'know, worse than whatever he's doing now) but not enough people would be willing to give up the convenience for morals. Part of the reason I take such a huge issue with "a free market is self-regulatory" because people, as a whole, are self-serving twats myself included (glances at three shipments coming from amazon).
 

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Globalism was a mistake. Convenience is the cancer killing society. Jeff Bezos could literally be running a concentration camp in some other country or some other morally heinous thing (y'know, worse than whatever he's doing now) but not enough people would be willing to give up the convenience for morals. Part of the reason I take such a huge issue with "a free market is self-regulatory" because people, as a whole, are self-serving twats myself included (glances at three shipments coming from amazon).
I’m gonna quote this for you so you have something to look back to and regret.

This is a bad take.
 

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you can stop buying off amazon you goober. even though that's not where the profit comes, it's still a reason small shops are closing. i made the mistake of getting an amazon credit card because i didnt know what kind of credit card to get, so now i have to make an oddball purchase on it from time to time.


I’m gonna quote this for you so you have something to look back to and regret.

This is a bad take.
what do you think is particularly bad about it?
 
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