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by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:08 pm
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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All those tendencies aren't simply "western", either. I find the distinction between "west" and "east" to be nebulous and vague. Cultural differences are more specific than "east vs. west": for example islam shares much more culturally wise with christianity than with Indian or Chinese beliefs, so ...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:44 am
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You could have just said you have never read a book on the subject. But even if you had, you would need to read the right books, as according to the respected authorities such as Professor Richard English, most of them are tripe. This is largely because they are written by journalists who at best o...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:08 am
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That's why I don't like to call liberal democratic values "western values". They're not "western", no more than science is "western science". The thinkers and philosophers who formulated them (Voltaire, Locke, Mill, Beccaria, Jefferson, etc.) were mostly Western European or descendants of Western E...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:50 am
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And you might recollect some earlier Canadian history, particularly the tale of Jean de Brébeuf , a French Jesuit priest: Brebeuf journeyed to the area around what is now Midland, Ontario and preached to the Huron people of that area. In 1649 an Iroquois raid on a Huron village captured de Brébeuf,...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Jan 04, 2017 2:56 am
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Abraham Lincoln : How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn't make it a leg. <snip tangent> Just because some one or some country claims an "identity" as such and such doesn't mean they possess the attribute that defines the relevant term. Ind...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:45 am
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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After my whole family narrowly missing getting blown up in 1983 while on trip to Harrods, I decided to understand why people wanted to kill me. I started studying the subject in the mid 1980s while I was still at school. This lead me to study the development of military strategies and asymmetric wa...
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:52 pm
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Given new information and some contemplation, I retract my earlier advice to johnself, or at least the contentious bits.
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Jan 02, 2017 6:15 pm
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Not really the same kettles of fish. Just because one word has gotten a "bad rep" doesn't mean that all which have a such a reputation have it with justification. And you still haven't indicated whether you read the first linked article on fasces. You might wish to first reflect on another of Harri...
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:27 pm
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:lol: I wonder, did you even bother to read any of the linked article? But you might note and consider this quote from the linked article on fascism itself: "Professor Richard Griffiths of the University of Wales[63] wrote in 2005 that 'fascism' is the 'most misused, and over-used word, of our time...
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:20 pm
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My bias should be clear from posts I've made in the past. I don't believe in the sanctity of monogamy. Therefore, I almost never consider 'infidelity' per se (unless an explicit verbal or written contract was made) to be a deal-breaker. There's no evidence of malicious manipulation, except as imagin...
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:55 pm
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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Steersman wrote: But somewhat apropos of which, while it is not a particularly popular position, one might argue that fascism gets somewhat of an unjustified bad press, at least considering the content of the root word, i.e., fasces.
:doh:
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:00 pm
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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@johnself There's been a lot of advice and psychologizing on the board, but my advice is not to succumb to fundamental attribution error. You've known her for 8+ years, so you know her and the situation best. Although people on the outside may offer some insight, they necessarily do so from partial ...
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Jan 02, 2017 3:53 pm
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You think you understand terrorism, I am afraid you don't. Look at the armchair expert. On what grounds can you claim to have a better understanding of terrorism? We only have a few options that will work. One is brutal suppression, collective punishments, kill their families, drop mustard gas on t...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:31 pm
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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Oh, we're FINE with taking in people with Western Values or who agree to take on Western Values. We just don't want people without them. That's what you say, but when we get into the details, exceptions start adding up. There's that wall Trump wants to build to keep Mexicans out, and on the other s...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:36 pm
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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I argued against intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq, so don't accuse me of being an imperialist warmonger. It is a little too late to withdraw from the Middle East now, and I'm certainly not going to stand by and say nothing while they bring the war to us. But by all means, make the argument that...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:33 pm
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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Robokitty: A book you maybe interested in reading that gives an interesting insight into the early interactions between the coastal aboriginal people and white people. Sort of interest to me because I made friends with some of the descendants of the tribe mentioned in the book and visited the winte...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:38 pm
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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In 1941, 38,142 Americans died in motor accidents, compared to only 2,403 who died in the attack on Pearl Harbour. Makes you think doesn't it? There are marked differences. The deaths from terrorism in the west in most years have been aggregate numbers, with each incident being relatively minor in ...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:09 pm
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I'll readily agree that they're values that should be considered as universal. But a bit of a leap from that to insisting that they are in fact universal - article of faith, methinks. You might note Sam Harris' somewhat sardonic comment thereon: https://twitter.com/SamHarrisOrg/status/8116597435591...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Jan 01, 2017 3:21 am
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DaveDodo007 wrote:fuck freedom and sign me up.
Conservatism in a nutshell.
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Jan 01, 2017 3:17 am
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Given that the lives of those in indigenous cultures were more "nasty, brutal, and short" than not, and that Western culture in the form of human rights and the scientific method has done far more than they've ever done to rectify that situation for the most number of people, I'd say that the thesi...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:34 pm
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Since you're Canadian, ill had a counter-intuitive fact. When im talking about government, im strictly talking about the province, not the Federal. I mean we don't see them as innocent, far from that, but for those events they get way lesser hate than the Duplessis administration and the catholic c...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:25 pm
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How much contact have you had with aboriginal people have you had? Are you in league with Caine to turn Turtle Island back to its rightful owners? I've had a bit. Some as an academic doing fieldwork, and some at urban homeless shelters while I was with a charity that works with homeless people. I'm...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:49 pm
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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Here in Quebec while the indian residential school system tragedy happened, someting very similar was happening to many white French Canadian orphans, handicapped and mentally ill children as well. For example, in an era where we were extremely devout catholic and where the church was the utmost au...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:35 pm
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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And of course, all of the ills and problems of aboriginal culture and the reserve system can be laid at the doorstep of that system? GMAFB. No doubt it was deeply flawed, but you might try reading the article without your rose-coloured glasses on, and note the periodic reference to things like "Ult...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sat Dec 31, 2016 5:15 pm
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:lol: Yea. One of the many things that peeve me - and many others; see "Our Home or Native Land?" by Melvin H. Smith, Q.C. even - is that many natives insist on a "have their cake and eat it too" type of policy. While one might reasonably argue that many North American natives have been victimized ...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:20 am
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So, the fucking cunt still has no idea that the Pit is just a pub, not a site dedicated to anything other than open conversation. Not surprising. Pub sounds about right. A boatload of cynical drunkards, a bunch of grumpy old geezers in the corner, a couple of poopslingers punching each other into a...
by ROBOKiTTY
Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:44 pm
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Sounds like you don't have a high opinion of their culture, but they did manage to survive for thousands of years up there and outlived the Greenland Vikings, who refused to eat fish or learn from the locals and died of starvation . You talk about there being no space for traditional lifestyles, bu...
by ROBOKiTTY
Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:09 am
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I'm sure they miss the asphalted motorways, clean drinking water, heated tents, hospitals and abundance of dairy acquisition opportunities from their nomadic days. That's for them to decide, not for outsiders to go in and force on them. Besides, the overwhelmingly majority of Inuit are lactose-into...
by ROBOKiTTY
Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:56 am
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Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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So there were a couple of posts mocking the effort on some veterans' part to apologize to some natives over past wrongs. I suppose it's a meaningless gesture, but what's so wrong with that? The fact is natives in North America have been treated extremely shamefully, and not just in ancient times but...
by ROBOKiTTY
Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:55 pm
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So I'm currently back home for the holidays, and Twitter video definitely autoplays on this computer where no one has ever touched Twitter.

Fixing the video foobar for free thoughtpolice:
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by ROBOKiTTY
Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:09 pm
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We are visiting our puppy tomorrow before taking possession later in Jan. The expectation is he will look like this: http://i.imgur.com/SDbfHZ1.jpg With great doggo comes great responsibility. Please treat the doggo with love and care. It's really something one often doesn't realize until it's too ...
by ROBOKiTTY
Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:04 pm
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I was referring to the regressives, not you. Thinking that you can convince the western world not to worry about terrorism with rational thinking is... well it isn't rational, but it doesn't make you a Fifth Column. Fair enough. My bad for misinterpreting. The core elements of liberal democracy are...
by ROBOKiTTY
Thu Dec 29, 2016 5:17 pm
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My bad. I confused the problem with heavy level of pollution of Chinese cities and the bad reactions of the Chinese government to this issue with a general lack of effort on environmental issues in China. I should have checked, and for that I apologize. No need to apologize. The air pollutionin Chi...
by ROBOKiTTY
Thu Dec 29, 2016 5:05 pm
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VickyCaramel wrote: In effect, those that are downplaying the threat of Islam are a 5th column, giving aid and comfort to the enemy.
I'm downplaying the threat of Islamic terrorism, not Islam itself. But those who don't toe the party lines are just (racists|the Fifth Column), amirite?
by ROBOKiTTY
Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:29 pm
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The thing about terrorism is that it causes terror. Although the chances of being mowed down by a truck while doing xmas shopping is small, nobody wants to be be mowed down by a truck, so they think twice about going into the city for the day, they think twice before getting on a bus or train for f...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:18 pm
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Whilst we on the right have our share of extremist nutbags they tend to get called out, punished or learn to keep their mouth shut. :liar: On the contrary, people on the right tend to play the individualist card and either pretend extremists on the right don't exist or call them socialists at the f...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:13 pm
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Islamic terrorism denial is more prevalent than climate change denial, meanwhile we are given a load of bullshit about the efficacy of alternative energy. It could have a little more honest reporting and discussion about both subjects it would benefit western society. Denial? Almost all terror atta...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:08 pm
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You're normally quite reasonable, but I fear Islam has become a blind spot for you. Really, the Middle East is only a matter of national security only because the west want to maintain their projection of power there for various reasons, many of them outdated Cold War-era goals. If the west just le...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Dec 28, 2016 2:03 pm
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Dunno why you felt the need to write the second paragraph. I would contest the last sentence (maybe it's a pedantic distinction to make). The Charleston shooting was just a few months ago. Certainly more white/black/Asian people are going to die in the near future because of certain people whose mi...
by ROBOKiTTY
Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:35 pm
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There's no big deal about "white genocide". The only big deal is that it shows evidence of SJW assholery/double standards. By the way there's no big deal about an imminent "black genocide" or "asian genocide" in the US, either. No Black or Asian person is going to die because some idiot no one's ev...
by ROBOKiTTY
Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:16 pm
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CaptainFluffyBunny wrote:
Lsuoma wrote: So, no. Cool.
How is that not endorsing McCarthyism?
Perhaps just not the manner of endorsement that would necessitate administrative attention.
by ROBOKiTTY
Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:45 pm
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Oh, well, if people want to become the right-wing version of the SJWs they're free to do so. I thought all people here cared about liberal democratic values, but if Vox Day's insane rants about getting SJWs or even simply people you think are SJWs fired for their ideas are normalized as "part of th...
by ROBOKiTTY
Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:23 pm
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I honestly did not anticipate this day would bring about an unironic call for McCarthyism. On the pit no less. Explain? The FT might still have me on ignore, but here are the relevant quotes: [lattachment=0]Anticommunist_Literature_1950s.png[/lattachment] McCarthyism ended, now the media and univer...
by ROBOKiTTY
Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:19 pm
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So glad that they brought in a scientist. Non-scientists often get the facts wrong. Then I got to 4:40 and heard PZ say that "these [greenhouse] gases are largely generated from human sources." Since when does 4% qualify as "largely"? But asking a biologist to know about the sources of CO 2 is prob...
by ROBOKiTTY
Tue Dec 27, 2016 5:48 pm
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What's such a big deal about white genocide anyway? The freedom of speech is not just there to defend your right to pooppost on the Internet. The only time free speech is ever justifiably quashed is if it's inciting imminent harm. No Whitey McWhiteFase is going to die because some academic no one's ...
by ROBOKiTTY
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:38 pm
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http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/twitt ... -1.3912956

People seem to be realizing they could be causing a lot more damage with fake news. Bring on the armageddon?
by ROBOKiTTY
Tue Dec 27, 2016 1:07 pm
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Suet Cardigan wrote: Do you actually have a job? I wouldn't think there were many job opportunities for a robot cat.

[himg]http://www.ego-vero.net/main/wp-content ... ot-cat.jpg[/himg]

Except maybe for catching computer mice.

*Gets coat*
That's classified. :snooty:
by ROBOKiTTY
Tue Dec 27, 2016 12:43 pm
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Such contempt for the freedom of speech when it's someone from the other side. I've said some pretty outrageous things over the years on this forum. I wonder how many people would be willing to report me to my employer.
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Dec 25, 2016 5:30 pm
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So I feel rather curious about Brits who love Trump so much. One of Trump's campaign promises was he wanted to repeal Obamacare. Even though he's backpedalled a bit on that, imagine what he would do to your NHS. I've never known a Brit who preferred the American style of employment-bound healthcare,...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Dec 25, 2016 4:16 pm
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More of Carrier's lying. In his Brief he claims that he was kicked off FTB and that his stuff was blocked against his will: I don't necessarily see a conflict here. He might've left voluntarily first, and then wanted to log back in to check something, only to find his account already neutered and a...
by ROBOKiTTY
Fri Dec 23, 2016 1:05 pm
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Scented Nectar wrote: Oh, and speaking of sex lives, RoboKitty, is this you? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/artic ... ry-it.html
Don't judge me. :snooty:
by ROBOKiTTY
Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:26 am
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Steersman wrote: But you don't think that "Liberal thug" is accurate and justified?
Someone put Steers out of his misery and decommission him already. RIP.
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:54 pm
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I'm thinking of the type of story where someone's bad, gets religion and becomes a good person, or things like the Twelve Step method. Often too, with such people, there was some instability in their childhood. But those are extreme cases, on the whole, it's just obvious the purpose that religions ...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:04 pm
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But Peterson's description of how atheism arrived in Russia-- seems plausible. Peterson sez Western Europe had 3 or 4 hundred years to process the idea that God Doesn't Exist & figure-out how to cope with it. Russia remained sheltered & religious... until those 400 years of atheist thought came sto...
by ROBOKiTTY
Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:28 am
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A few people, highly intelligent people, are able to live with a meaningless universe, or are comfortable with not knowing lots of stuff, but most people probably do need some sort of settled framework about the Big Questions, since the kinds of devastating universal questions that merely give an i...
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:59 am
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You're right, I needed to be more specific. I'm talking about Germany, Italy, Austria and France (the countries which are the nearest to Switzerland) and the EU in general. And I'm referring in particular to Germany and its "open borders" approach to the Syrian refugee crisis. Specifically I wish t...
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:14 am
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There are two problems here, neither of them are red herrings. For the working classes there is absolutely no up-side to mass immigration, and it's a complete mystery to most why it has been encouraged. Nothing to add to the rest of your post, but I need to clarify that when I said I consider immig...
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:05 am
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https://twitter.com/RealPeerReview/status/810275532357177346 Scholarship has hit rock bottom. So if I read this well a Harvard professor is getting paid for watching porn and writing about what it means in feminist terms. <snip> I was still in high school when Neal Stephenson wrote Cryptonomicon an...
by ROBOKiTTY
Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:02 am
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I don't think that's necessarily the case. I'm not advocating for stopping immigration, but for regulating it and for regulation the path to citizenship, too. Maybe it's a problem of semantics, but by "diversity" and "multiculturalism" I mean people who praise insularity and ghettoization as a posi...
by ROBOKiTTY
Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:21 pm
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Looks like he's saying grace.