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by Keating
Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Holy crap. Hulk Hogan for president would be awesome.
by Keating
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Back in '93, when my sister was 8 and we flew out of Australia for the first time, the first thing she asked upon arriving at Sydney Airport from Canberra was "do people in Sydney speak English?" (Everyone in the airport we encountered was speaking something other than English, so it wasn't an unrea...
by Keating
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

An example of the kind of thing that's necessary to maintain a society:

by Keating
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Hey!

Well, when you're right, you're right.
by Keating
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Get an Australian involved, then:

by Keating
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

Ben Shapiro talks about the same underlying problem here:

Starts about 1 hour and 17 minutes.
by Keating
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

It's what happens when water boils.
by Keating
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Admin and Board Structure
Topic: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...
Replies: 66
Views: 1063

Re: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...

Is that we are calling it now?
by Keating
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Admin and Board Structure
Topic: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...
Replies: 66
Views: 1063

Re: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...

It's like you're making my point for me. What was Elevatorgate other than the instance that a particular interpretation of feminism was the only one that Good People™ could make?
by Keating
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Admin and Board Structure
Topic: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...
Replies: 66
Views: 1063

Re: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...

I don't have the guile or skill to convincingly propagate ' The 'Noble Lie ' and probably not the temperament to maintain ' The Great Silence ' (even if the phrase had not been put to other uses). The truth will (not) set you free. Sure, but there's a problem when you insist that atheism implies sp...
by Keating
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Admin and Board Structure
Topic: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...
Replies: 66
Views: 1063

Re: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...

To add a little - currently it seems most peoples views of religion tend towards faitheism rather than anti-theism, making them out of line with the implicit (if not explicit) goals of most atheist activist organisations - ie to decrease religious influence. Yeah, despite still being an atheist, I'...
by Keating
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Admin and Board Structure
Topic: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...
Replies: 66
Views: 1063

Re: I think the Pit is ready to be filled in...

Yeah, I feel the same.

It would be good to know if anyone has any suggestions for other places that are like the Pit was in its heyday.
by Keating
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: The Trump Dump!
Replies: 4103
Views: 49795

Re: The Trump Dump!

Eh, if you ask me it looks like a (petty) case of holding your enemies to their own standard. I doubt many of the people who’d wear such a shirt believe what Biden is on video doing is necessarily wrong, but Biden has been one of the biggest pushers of “believe all women”. It’s therefore funny to se...
by Keating
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: The Trump Dump!
Replies: 4103
Views: 49795

Re: The Trump Dump!

Really? I think Sanders would have best Trump in 2016.

That wasn’t really about how great Trump was, but how awful Clinton was. I agree with the US, I still think he was, despite his flaws, the better choice of those two.
by Keating
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: The Trump Dump!
Replies: 4103
Views: 49795

Re: The Trump Dump!

I don't get it. Didn't Mueller's office come out and explicitly say a story was false? Do you seriously believe the Mueller would let Barr cover up the real story?
by Keating
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

May’s deal dies a third death. Looks like April 12 is the day. Given there is no way Europe will let UK go over the wall, I wait with bated breath to see the rabbit pulled from the hat. May could solve the problem by having parliament donate to Pettibone's fiancée and getting all of the UK banned f...
by Keating
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Just sayin' kimberley.png thulsa.png Didn't have the balls to make it Dr. Zaius? BTW, John D: it's not actually race, it's celebrity/class. If it had been a white buddy of the Obamas the same would have happened. But this is: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/29/style/modern-love-race-i-broke-up-with...
by Keating
Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

Reward those people who do not hold dual citizenship I hold dual citizenship, but I agree it's a really bad idea. I'm not going to cut my nose to spite my face, but it does enable a dual loyalty which isn't good. It's really good that Section 44 of the Constitution has been interpreted in the way i...
by Keating
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

This is a pretty good article about the underlying morality that's going on:
https://quillette.com/2019/03/27/the-ex ... -morality/

It would be useful for Haidt's work to be more widely read. It really explains shitloads about what's going on.
by Keating
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

The idea of group cohesion may be noble, in a narrow sense, but is it practical? Probably not, but I suspect the alternative is continued escalation of violence until the entire system collapses. This is what you're working with. You might not like Kirb's message of enlightenment values, but tell m...
by Keating
Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: The Trump Dump!
Replies: 4103
Views: 49795

Re: The Trump Dump!

Because Kirb didn't close his bold tag.
by Keating
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Lsuoma wrote: BAM! EU passes Article 11 and Article 13 copyright directives!
https://boingboing.net/2019/03/26/jfc-fml-jfc.html

Apparently because the Swedes pushed the wrong button.
by Keating
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Why does James Ashby still have a job? Everything he touches turns to shit.
by Keating
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

ThreeFlangedJavis wrote: <snip>
I don't think I'd realised you were in South Africa. What ended up happening with Cape Town running out of fresh water?
by Keating
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: The Trump Dump!
Replies: 4103
Views: 49795

Re: The Trump Dump!

Eh. I think Trump's chances of re-election have just skyrocketed. He's been handed a huge amount of political capital by people who hate him. The idea of Russian collusion was always tenuous, and two years of 'bombshells' that never went anywhere because of poor reporting has further damaged the med...
by Keating
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

New Zealand has banned the shooters manifesto, but they also sell exemptions to access it:
https://www.classificationoffice.govt.n ... -releases/
by Keating
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: The Trump Dump!
Replies: 4103
Views: 49795

Re: The Trump Dump!

Probably appropriate that Trump has his own firm of birtherism.
by Keating
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Good Morning, Have A Great Day!
by Keating
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

My 2002 Toyota is getting a new clutch next month because I think pouring another grand into her is a better bet than getting a new car.
by Keating
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

I think New Zealand (and Australia) are showing themselves to be an authoritarian police state, given the amount of censorship that has occurred in the wake.
by Keating
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... CMP=twt_gu
Britain’s counter-terrorism chief has said far-right terrorists are being radicalised by mainstream newspaper coverage
by Keating
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

https://www.jordanbpeterson.com/blog-posts/cambridge-university-rescinds-my-fellowship/ Now the Divinity school has decided that signaling their solidarity with the diversity-inclusivity-equity mob trumps that opportunity–or so I presume. You see, I don’t yet know, because (and this is particularly ...
by Keating
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

I'd like some proof that racial diviseness can't be solved before I'd remotely consider that to be a valid position. What we're in now is a tiny blip in history, maybe even just growing pains. I didn't mean to imply that racial divisiveness couldn't ever be solved; I don't believe that. However, wh...
by Keating
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

"In a time long past, the armies of the Dark came again into the lands of men. Their leaders became known as The Fallen Lords, and their terrible sorcery was without equal in the West. In thirty years they reduced the civilised nations to carrion and ash, until the free city of Madrigal alone defied...
by Keating
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

I didn't know her background, but given her performance on the Drum yesterday, I'm not at all surprised.
by Keating
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

Lsuoma wrote: I hate so say this, because he's Strine, but Keating is basically the only sane, reasoned voice I'm seeing in these threads. Everyone else is trolling, stupid, ungenerous, disingenuous, obtuse, or any mixture of the above.
I hate posting in this thread.
by Keating
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

We do need a better narrative, but retreating into enclaves of homogeneous cultures isn't going to make a better narrative. The racial divisiveness of identitarian politics on both sides are stirring up animosity and hate. That won't end well. The point isn't to retreat, but an acknowledgement that...
by Keating
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

<snip> A massive wall of text that never actually engages my points, but dances around them. Who could have predicted this? be lectured to by Kirb as he misses the point Even further limiting immigration has its economic and social costs in terms of losses of economic growth. In order to convince y...
by Keating
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

My name appears in a Senate Committee record from 10 years ago. I started opposed to the internet filter idea from 2007. I didn’t want to come out of retirement on this again.
by Keating
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Seems the only predictions the Christchurch shooter failed on was the speed to which his bidding would be done.
by Keating
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

And yes, we live under the guidance of what is basically an informal Global American Empire, and for all the many, many flaws of the United States, past and recent, it's better them than the Chinese regime or the now thankfully defunct Soviets. The States have the potential to at least fix some of ...
by Keating
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

I should also say that my point of view is from a very Western perspective. If I was Chinese or Islamic, I'd have a very different perspective and be working to actively encourage these problems.
by Keating
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

I'm not even sure what's being argued anymore. I don't think the problem is immigration, or Islam specifically. Islam certainly has its problems, but it isn't the problem. There's a cultural malaise throughout the West, and that is the real problem. It's a crisis of meaning and identity. What is a g...
by Keating
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

Quick point-Chinese people aren't the repressive government of China. Surprisingly, they're individuals with individual views as to life. People, contrary to identitarian views, are remarkably diverse in their viewpoints. Which is why I said "China" and not "Chinese". The point I was making was abo...
by Keating
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

NZ is the place where many tech companies first trial their new things - Facebook uses it as a test site as it is an English-speaking Western country with a tiny fucking population AGGHGHG I'm freaking out right now Sounds like you need a VPN? Nord VPN for example. Pricing Free trial I understood i...
by Keating
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Every Bleeding Thing Else
Topic: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)
Replies: 527
Views: 6179

Re: National identity overflow thread (inclusive of liberal worldview screeds)

No one gives a shit about China literally genociding Muslims within their borders.
by Keating
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Because not everything is awful.
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by Keating
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

The wretched events in Christchurch made me have a thought. It's pretty clear that many natives of desirable-residence countries are unhappy about the immigration policies of their governments, rightly or wrongly - it doesn't matter for this thought. It might not be immigration: it could be an issu...
by Keating
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

I'm having a hard time processing this. I can sort of understand why you'd want to fly a plane into buildings, or kill the children of a political party you disagree with. What I can't understand is why you'd blame name drop someone like Candace Owens, and then tell people to subscribe to PewDiePie ...
by Keating
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

In the live stream he also told people to subscribe to PewDiePie.
by Keating
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Periodic Table of Swearing - The Undead Thread
Topic: You is all a bunch of poofs!
Replies: 4014
Views: 52270

Re: You is all a bunch of poofs!

Not at all sure what to make of this. He posted his manifesto on 8Chan. Some excerpts copied from Twitter: Is there a particular person that radicalized you the most? Yes, the person that has influenced me above all was Candace Owens. Each time she spoke I was stunned by her insights and her own vie...