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 Post subject: political ideology/philosophy Thread
PostPosted: Wed May 10, 2017 10:00 pm 
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Because politics in practice is so boring.

Classical liberal generally. I think at my core, I trend toward voluntaryism, but like all anarchist philosophies, it's fatally flawed and ridiculous when pushed to the extreme. Talking to actual voluntaryists make me want to build a wall, though.

I might be open to Georgism, despite my loathing of most socialist concepts. Paying rent sucks.

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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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Exactly as I thought.

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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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In practical terms? Democratic socialist, I guess.

In larger terms? I think society is mostly a mistake and we have completely fucked up in terms of what we place value on.


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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
In practical terms? Democratic socialist, I guess.

In larger terms? I think society is mostly a mistake and we have completely fucked up in terms of what we place value on.

Go on...

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Bammer wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
In practical terms? Democratic socialist, I guess.

In larger terms? I think society is mostly a mistake and we have completely fucked up in terms of what we place value on.

Go on...


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Leaning toward Red Market anarchy myself. I just love killing.


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Leaning toward Red Market anarchy myself. I just love killing.


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Are these the latest LGBTQ sub-classes or something?


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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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BurtReynolds wrote:
Leaning toward Red Market anarchy myself. I just love killing.


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Are these the latest LGBTQ sub-classes or something?

We're gonna need to add more letters.

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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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The other day I read a pretty good argument for land ownership as a requirement for voting, but now I can't find it.

Just take my word for it.

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Land ownership is an antiquated concept


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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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Land ownership is an antiquated concept

yeah, but the reasons for it as a requirement for voting (at the time) were sound.

Today, it would probably be a little different.

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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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Surely there is a better system out there than democracy. It really is just mob rule. And the ability of hundreds of millions of people to make the best choice, or even a better than terrible one, is next to impossible. We just had an election between Trump and Hillary, for God's sake. And Trump won.

Forcing the majority's will on the minority is no more morally justified than the opposite.

Let's devise a replacement. It all starts here on RM.

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Surely there is a better system out there than democracy. It really is just mob rule. And the ability of hundreds of millions of people to make the best choice, or even a better than terrible one, is next to impossible. We just had an election between Trump and Hillary, for God's sake. And Trump won.

Forcing the majority's will on the minority is no more morally justified than the opposite.

Let's devise a replacement. It all starts here on RM.

my dad would always say democracy is the worst form of government out there, except for all the other ones

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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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RMocracy will be superior.

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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Land ownership is an antiquated concept


I'm excited to hear about this.


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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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Where does Chopper fall in this spectrum? Cause that's where I am.

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@SkitchP wrote:
Where does Chopper fall in this spectrum? Cause that's where I am.


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 Post subject: Re: political ideology/philosophy Thread
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BurtReynolds wrote:
Surely there is a better system out there than democracy. It really is just mob rule. And the ability of hundreds of millions of people to make the best choice, or even a better than terrible one, is next to impossible. We just had an election between Trump and Hillary, for God's sake. And Trump won.

Forcing the majority's will on the minority is no more morally justified than the opposite.

Let's devise a replacement. It all starts here on RM.


Democracy is the only system of any merit. But democracy comes in many variations. If the US wanted to, there are plenty of other ways it could fill the congress. The first past the post voting system, means that it is very difficult for a third or a fourth party to emerge. "The majority is always wrong, the minority is rarely right." Which means that even in a democracy, if only the majority have a say, then it can easily turn into a tyranny of the majority.


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