How To React To TerrorismHow To React To Terrorism by BlameThe1st
Before I tell you how to properly react to terrorism, let me share an example of how not to react. Recently, neocon pundit Erik Erikson wrote this on his blog:I’m really glad I didn’t get tickets on opening day to see Star Wars. Seriously.
I have no confidence in this Administration to keep us all safe, particularly in light of President Obama’s statement today that there’s really no way to stop this stuff.
There are no metal detectors at American theaters.
I think I’ll wait till Star Wars is less a threat scenario.Erik here is so frighten of the terrorists that he’s refusing to watch the new Star Wars movie on opening day.
But that’s exactly what the terrorists want!
You see, the reason why we call these people “terrorists” is that, well, they want
Daesh 1 - Belgium 0This Saturday, my good city of Brussels is a dead city. Serious threats of imminent terrorist attacks apparently arose during the night, and the national alert level was raised to its maximum.Daesh 1 - Belgium 0 by Valkyrja-Skuld
In the capital city, all concerts and popular gatherings were canceled. Then, all the shops, shopping malls and movie theaters were shut down. Metros, tramways and several bus lines followed and came to a halt. And a few minutes ago, the order to close bars and restaurants came.
Everywhere, very visible army squads occupy the streets, together with cops who exchanged their uniforms and handguns for combat gear and assault rifles. I even saw armored vehicles in the city center.
This evening, Brussels is a ghost town. Good job Daesh, you've won. Our politicians and the government hide in the basement, shaking in fear like the sheep they are.
And I remember another time and another place where I used to live: Israel. Yes, despite whatever those who see Zionist conspiracies everywhere might think of
So...this stupidity happenedhttp://www.infowars.com/black-lives-matter-supporter-releases-fk-paris-rap-song/So...this stupidity happened by PandaSennin
How am I supposed to take this group seriously at this point?
How to be a Egalitarian.The link to this website will show you how to be a Egalitarian.How to be a Egalitarian. by RampageMeerkat566
By the way, I'm also learning this as well.
Any group can have terroristshttp://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/01/14/are-all-terrorists-muslims-it-s-not-even-close.htmlAny group can have terrorists by alex674
Terrorists in Japan (to the ignorant traitorous weeaboo)-https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://terrorism.about.com/od/originshistory/a/AumShinrikyo.htm&ved=0CC4QFjAEahUKEwi4nvjQ25DJAhVG32MKHRRKDNg&usg=AFQjCNFIavkenpy1GVi70AuKsQgzi7oXaQ&sig2=JwQnhqErcqPQ5NHdtsV2fA
I don't freaking care which group they are from. Any terrorist is a savage monster.
If you know that not all terrorists are Muslim, then you are a normal human being.
If not, you are either an ignorant bigot or that the media brainwashed you.
BLM: Down with education!Here's an interesting little article, complete with a video sure to make those of us with level heads want to slap someone, and those of us with quick tempers to want to throw a few people out of this library...into a fire.BLM: Down with education! by ProgressforPeace
This is the height of it folks, a bunch of people, black and non-black banding together to disrupt, and intimidate students into agreeing with them, by force. The person who took the video faced intimidation, as well as several others, mentioned in the article.
so called insecurityImagine one of your politicians is saying, that he has secret informations about the terror plans of some islamists, but he won´t tell, cause parts of these informations could "insecure" the people!?!so called insecurity by lisa-im-laerm
Happened lately here in Germany with him, DeMaizière. Became a running gag of course!
He: How do you think about my work as the secretary of interior
She: Parts of the answer would "insecure" you
And now for the Eurovision Song Contest, not the population can choose, anymore, who will sing for them. The tv station alone took Xavier Naidoo, without asking anyone at all!?! Not to say, that he is singing awfully, it seems to me, that they simply don´t take the people for serious anymore and this domineering increases everywhere.
(Naidoo is known in germany for his affinity to conspiracy theories and far-right groups like the "Reichsbürgerbewegung" which claims, tha
Questions to Progressives on Syrian RefugeesQuestions to Progressives on Syrian RefugeesQuestions to Progressives on Syrian Refugees by PosterGuy2014
Where were you when Obama drew a line in the sand then let the Syrian Government cross it?
Where were you when right wingers were calling for a no fly zone over Syria?
Why aren't you demanding that Syria be made safe so the people can go home?
Why are you blind to the dangers of the Islamification of the West?
What is wrong with extra vetting of the refugees?
Essay: Why Creating Jobs is the Wrong GoalEssay: Why Creating Jobs is the Wrong Goal by BatmanWithBunnyEars
We're all job creators
I recently saw a clip of Peter Schiff interviewing an Occupy Wall Street protester. Schiff asked him how many jobs he creates, and unfortunately, the protester wasn't prepared for this question. (Although it was being filmed by Drew Carey's libertarian group called Reason TV, so if anybody did raise good points against him, we'd never see it anyway.)
Contrary to Schiff's shortsighted view of the economy, common people do create jobs. We hire orthodontists, doctors, lawyers, mechanics, plumbers, electricians, HVAC technicians, exterminators, and many other professionals. Their careers directly depend on enough working class people being able to afford to hire them.
Less directly but just as importantly, we hire businesses (and the factories and transportation companies which supply those businesses) whenever we patronize them. If they lose consumer demand (like they would if their
Some facts about atheismVid feature - Secular TalkSome facts about atheism by gnhtd
but first off:
I wanted to talk about this in another journal but I'm going to say it here really quickly:
Atheism is not the non-believe in a deity / god or a 'believe that there is no god', that's a strawman... actually nothing but nonsense that people somehow have a hard time thinking over (...). No, atheism is the LACK OF a believe in a deity/-ies. Big difference...
Heed no Warning !Heed no Warning ! by kumdang-2
Syrian TV Response to Paris Attacks: The Scorpion Has Stung Its Owner
Muslims threaten same Paris theater in 2008
The Quran and the Siege of Paris (David Wood)
Bill Warner, PhD: Politically Correct Jihad
Conversation Between Terrorist and a Progressivehttp://www.faisalalmutar.com/2015/11/16/i-am-a-jihadist-and-i-am-tired-of-not-being-given-credit/Conversation Between Terrorist and a Progressive by Mogbaag
It must be incredibly frustrating as an Islamic Jihadist not to have your views and motives taken seriously by the societies you terrorize, even after you have explicitly and repeatedly stated them. Even worse, those on the regressive left, in their endless capacity for masochism and self-loathing, have attempted to shift blame inwardly on themselves, denying the Jihadists even the satisfaction of claiming responsibility.
It’s like a bad Monty Python sketch:
“We did this because our holy texts exhort us to to do it.”
“No you didn’t.”
“Wait, what? Yes we did…”
“No, this has nothing to do with religion. You guys are just using religion as a front for social and geopolitical reasons.”
“WHAT!? Did you even read our official statement? We give explicit Quranic justification. This is jihad, a holy crusade against p
A world of porcelain peopleWe live inA world of porcelain people by XSwan-SongX
a world full
is a living
day and age:
pick up your
at daybreak and
drape it over the
we are all
eyes open but
we are all pretty porcelain people
living in a pretty porcelain world
and our masks
(and reveal the ugly truth)
Greatness PersonifiedI am not the oneGreatness Personified by justakid93
This rigorous pursuit of greatness is an endless labyrinth
I do not believe
My sacrifice will suffice
In my eyes
To be simple is to be great
I renounce the statement
My eminence defines me
My individual identity
Is a myth
A good betrothed life
But with hard work
Comes fake friends, risk and responsibility
With the limelight
Comes greed, hate and envy
With these aspirations
I must take risks and chances to become great
And I realize
Greatness is a road leading toward the unknown
I am not the one
"Everything great and intelligent is in the minority." ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you refuse to accept the fate of conformity, roll the dice of life and go for greatness
Tidbits of Nostalgia on Sesame St.I miss the days when we didn't need phones, computers and fancy things...Tidbits of Nostalgia on Sesame St. by justakid93
I miss the days when all we needed were our own 2 feet, a bike and an N64... and a nerdy best friend with a PS1...
I miss the days when being a super saiyan still meant something...
I miss the days when the Simpsons was bad...
I miss the days when I had you... both of you...
I miss the days when we were all that mattered... and Grandma and Danio and Kenny...
I miss the days when the world was only 2 cities...
I miss the days when she would tease and make fun of me and all I could do was smile...
I miss the days when she gave me butterflies...
I miss the days when our 'Arnold and Helga' relationship was special...
I miss the days when she was my favorite person and my arch rival...
I miss the days when I thought she would be around forever...
I miss the days when I'd watch Revenge of the Sith and hope for a different ending after the hundredth time...
I miss the days when Smash Bros was our only competition...
Humpty's RevengeHumpty Dumpty sat on a wallHumpty's Revenge by justakid93
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall
All the king's horses and all the king's men
Laughed as he rose from the concrete again...
Humpty Dumpty climbed up the wall
Snakes, ladders and inevitable falls
No matter the lanes that the ladders create
Snakes pull him down, they won't give him a break...
Humpty Dumpty's hitting the wall
Humpty Dumpty's scared of the fall
Gridlocks and kings see victory's near
But looks are deceiving and so is despair...
Humpty Dumpty's over the wall
He's been through inferno, has nowhere to fall
He makes his own lane, flows on his own track
Who knows where it leads? There's no turning back...
Oops, they did it again."An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last." -- Winston Churchill --Oops, they did it again. by Valkyrja-Skuld
A few months ago, I wrote a journal when Islamic fundamentalists gunned a dozen people down at Charlie Hebdo’s headquarters in Paris, France. Unfortunately, History repeats itself, and after the latest terrorist carnage in Paris, there's very little I could add to what I wrote before. So here it goes again.
The murderers’ bullets are not what killed these French citizens on Friday..
One of the suspects had a Syrian passport and came to Europe a few months ago as part of the immigration wave we've been witnessing recently. Why am I not surprised? We see today which payback our societies get as a reward for their open-mindness. When you tolerate a rabid dog in your house...don't be surprised if you get bitten.
I accuse our governments of inability and unwillingness to protect their citizens against fundamentalist threats.
I accuse our governments of letting
non-stop violence songCome, go, step inside, bring me news from the dying world.non-stop violence song by ILoveBadGuysInMovies
(You religious and killers) you're spreading your disease among us.
Warm sweat, no regret, all you see is the TV set,
while people around you are dying like flies.
Non-Stop Violence. They feed us cascades
of non-Christians dying in the sand.
Feeding us with violence, we face the fall of man.
Believe me and catch me if you can.
Believe me and catch me if you can.
Come, go, step inside, bring me news from the dying world.
(You religious and killers) you're spreading your disease among us.
White noise, in your ears, your eyes blink but money talks,
what you need is silence and a positive life. (Not your TV)
So I took shelter in tomorrow
Tomorrow will bring a brand new day
Think I'll make it right tomorrow,
think I need more sleep today.
Lets make peace again tomorrow,
I need a will to stay away.
I guess I'll always hate tomorrow
until it's far away, away.
Prayer Against YaldabaothI await the day when "from Earth" is an expletivePrayer Against Yaldabaoth by Nawsachi
To generate awe and fear to the ears
of those who in shadows dwell;
from the outer rings of an inner Hell.
The sneering face of creation will change shape,
beginning with the corners of sarcastic smirks.
As above - so is what you've done to us;
so too is what I bring back for you.
When voice takes shape
and the salted-moisture breath of Sophia rains upon
and the light of the Logos burns its' fiery Will
inverting the Outer Darkness which is destruction,
my mouth may close with a sneer - once your own;
Transitional Hadrosaur DiscoveredPaleontologist Elizabeth Freedman Fowler has unearthed a hadrosaur called Probrachylophosaurus bergei which appears to be a transitional form between Acristavus and Brachylophosaurus: http://www.themarysue.com/new-hadrosaur-dinosaur-missing-link/Transitional Hadrosaur Discovered by Theistic-Evolution
So that's another transitional fossil to add to the list. Of course, I doubt the Ken Hams of this world will acknowledge it.
Not Even Wrong"There is a scientific term which I really like that is “not even wrong,” and these are ideas that are so far off the mark they’re not even worth discussing. I’m worried about participating or giving oxygen to ideas that are not even wrong lest I lend them a credibility as something that’s debatable."Not Even Wrong by Theistic-Evolution
"Not even wrong." That's an incredibly useful phrase that is applicable to many situations.
Creation Science Hits a New LowSo, I've been out of the YEC loop for a while now, but apparently it's gotten pretty weird recently because the "floating forest theory" is a thing now: http://www.godofevolution.com/friday-fun-requiem-for-a-brain-and-the-natural-historian-goes-too-far/Creation Science Hits a New Low by Theistic-Evolution
The "theory", or rather, groundless hypothesis suggests that a Eurasia-sized antidiluvian floating forest accounts for the trillions of tons of coal buried underground, which could have only been made from more trees than have ever been on Earth’s dry land at any one time.
This just... there are no words that I can think of to adequately argue against this idea because it so obviously does not come from any place of reason or evidence. The floating forest is not supported anywhere in science or in scripture. This only drives home the point that critics of YEC have been trying to communicate for years: that creationists are really not promoting a Biblical worldview, but a completely fabricated mythology. They may as well just admit
Planned Parenthood shootinghttps://news.vice.com/article/planned-parenthood-suspect-was-arrested-http://thinkprogress.org/health/2015/11/27/3726056/colorado-planned-parenthood-shooting/Planned Parenthood shooting by Krazy8Horse
I have thought of the person "dear" as a pro-life person because , of the videos and criticism that PP got from the Republican party when the docd videos where released.
He lived 65 miles from the PP building and had easy access to guns. https://news.vice.com/article/planned-parenthood-suspect-was-arrested-for-being-a-peeping-tom-and-shooting-his-neighbors-dog
According to this he was arrested for animal cruelty andbeing a peeping tom. He was not apart of any political/activist parties.
Fighting the SJWsWhile two-thirds of Americans correctly believe the U.S. government should not prohibit speech that offends minorities, a shockingly high number of millennials—40 percent—support such censorship. Young people, it turns out, are more likely to favor suppression of offensive speech than older Americans.Fighting the SJWs by EgalitarianismFTW
That’s according to the Pew Research Center, which found the results “striking”:
Even though a larger share of Millennials favor allowing offensive speech against minorities, the 40% who oppose it is striking given that only around a quarter of Gen Xers (27%) and Boomers (24%) and roughly one-in-ten Silents (12%) say the government should be able to prevent such speech.
The demographic breakdown was also interesting. Non-whites, men, Republicans, and the college-educated were more pro-speech than whites, women, Democrats, and people without a college degree.
American attitudes toward free speech are much more favorable, on the whole, than Europea
In regards to the recent terror attacks.In all the shock and commotion over the recent terror attacks, it never occurred to me to acknowledge it here. I apologize, as these events are relevant to all of us, regardless of faith.In regards to the recent terror attacks. by Theistic-Evolution
Thoughts and prayers with the people of Paris, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Syria, and everyone else affected by this violence. May we all work together to find a better way.
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