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  1. BURNS' CENTENARY, by Charles Murray(1864-1941) "I'll be more respected a hundred years after I am dead than I am at present."—R. B., 1796. "My fame is sure; when I am dead A century," the Poet said, "They'll heap the honours on my head They grudge me noo"; To-day the hundred years hae sped That prove it true. Whiles as the feathered ages flee, Time sets the sand-glass on his knee,
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  2. I will grant you that the left leaning pundits have a dominant position in the media (TV radio). But I will not grant you that the left is widely accepted SERIOUSLY. If it were, South Africa, with a communist constitution would have already outlawed ownership. If it were, Europe would have had actual socialist medicine as in no private institutions. Leftist ideas may be in fashion but the majority of the world do not want communism. Even leftists will attack communism. Meanwhile, there is no laissez fair capitalism in the world, only different degrees of crony capitalism i.e. some d
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  3. So which group do you fall into?
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  4. Mob destruction is wrong even if BLM says there were a few bad apples or if the Capitol rioters say there were a few bad apples. The intrinsicist-collectivist argument is a straw man in this forum, as no one is arguing a uniform robotic mob in either case. The objection is to the right to violence, the right to take the law in your own hands ... when there is a law enforcement that can enforce the law, where there is enough legally protected free speech to exercise. The crux of the argument is that some do not believe that this "system" can protect them, as if this is a war ridd
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  5. I don't think that's the claim, the claim has been more like "This mob is united and motivated by one particular concrete belief, namely that the election was stolen. They may vary in ultimate purpose or final goal, but overall functioned to attain some shared end". And then me and others have provided evidence why you should think that there is *some* shared goal at least among those who initiated force. Is this just a general warning against trusting the media? Or are you saying that this is where everyone here is going wrong? You wrongly assumed earlier that I'm using the media wit
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  6. Berra, Aaron - 1957
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