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Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« on: May 19, 2014, 12:12:54 AM »
Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
By Luis Gonzalez
The Last Wire

I am an intolerant man.

Ask anyone who has ever exchanged anything beyond social pleasantries with me, and they'll confirm it.

I am an intolerant man, and this is my manifesto.

Once, caught up in the "liberal at 20" portion of the well-known (wrongly attributed) quote about the impact of aging on one's political ideology, I would have agreed with the generally-accepted opinion which painted intolerance as a bad thing. All you have to do is to Google "quotes about intolerance" and you can see what I mean.

"Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit." - Mahatma Ghandi

"When you discriminate against anyone, you discriminate against everyone. It's a display of terrible intolerance." - Alan Dershowitz

"Intolerance is evidence of impotence." - Alistair Crowley

Intolerance is violence.

Intolerance is discrimination.

Intolerance is impotence.

One would have to assume then that if intolerance means all of those things, then the opposite of intolerance must mean... well, the exact opposite, and that a world totally devoid of intolerance would be a world where peace, inclusiveness and potency abounded.

Think again

I am here to tell you right now that intolerance is the only hope for our survival as a nation, and most importantly, as a civilization.

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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2014, 07:27:32 AM »
Good one, Luis!   :beer:
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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2014, 08:01:11 AM »
Nicely done.

Prefer what I call "Not caring" more than tolerance. If someone is doing something that does not directly impact me or mine I tend to ignore it. Not condone it, not accept it - it's simply none of my business until they step across that line. Their life, their problem.
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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2014, 08:30:11 AM »
What we need is Pope Urban II to call a Crusade and take those bastards on. Once and for all.
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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2014, 08:30:50 AM »
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I am an intolerant man, ready to defend our tolerant society from the onslaught of Islamic intolerance, and their tolerance-pushing enablers.

Pretty well sums up a nice essay Luis.  None are more intolerant than the crusaders for tolerance.
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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2014, 09:34:20 AM »
Another goodun Luis!

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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2014, 09:52:54 AM »
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.

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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2014, 11:33:57 AM »








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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2014, 02:10:40 PM »
That's an interesting article, Luis. I've excerpted it on some other boards.

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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2014, 02:42:06 PM »
That's an interesting article, Luis. I've excerpted it on some other boards.

Thanks!

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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2014, 08:24:04 PM »
Luis, I have never felt threatened by US Muslims, at least the homegrown ones. I think that's because Muslims in the US are more assimilated, and for the most part, we've encouraged them to assimilate.

That's not the case in the UK where they suck up to Muslims. IIRC, some of the UK Muslims are homegrown.


Old joke:

Two families move from Pakistan to America. When they arrive the two fathers make a bet to see -- in a year's time -- which family has become more Americanized.

A year later they meet again. The man says, "My son is playing baseball. I had breakfast at McDonalds, and I'm on my way to pick up a case of Bud. How about you?"

The second man replies, "F*** you, towel head."



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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2014, 08:37:36 PM »
Luis, I have never felt threatened by US Muslims, at least the homegrown ones. I think that's because Muslims in the US are more assimilated, and for the most part, we've encouraged them to assimilate.

That's not the case in the UK where they suck up to Muslims. IIRC, some of the UK Muslims are homegrown.


Old joke:

Two families move from Pakistan to America. When they arrive the two fathers make a bet to see -- in a year's time -- which family has become more Americanized.

A year later they meet again. The man says, "My son is playing baseball. I had breakfast at McDonalds, and I'm on my way to pick up a case of Bud. How about you?"

The second man replies, "F*** you, towel head."

 That was good!  :laughingdog:
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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #13 on: May 19, 2014, 10:50:21 PM »
Luis, I have never felt threatened by US Muslims, at least the homegrown ones. I think that's because Muslims in the US are more assimilated, and for the most part, we've encouraged them to assimilate.

That's not the case in the UK where they suck up to Muslims. IIRC, some of the UK Muslims are homegrown.


Old joke:

Two families move from Pakistan to America. When they arrive the two fathers make a bet to see -- in a year's time -- which family has become more Americanized.

A year later they meet again. The man says, "My son is playing baseball. I had breakfast at McDonalds, and I'm on my way to pick up a case of Bud. How about you?"

The second man replies, "F*** you, towel head."






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That deserves a second!

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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2014, 11:26:29 PM »
Luis, I have never felt threatened by US Muslims, at least the homegrown ones. I think that's because Muslims in the US are more assimilated, and for the most part, we've encouraged them to assimilate.

That's not the case in the UK where they suck up to Muslims. IIRC, some of the UK Muslims are homegrown.


Old joke:

Two families move from Pakistan to America. When they arrive the two fathers make a bet to see -- in a year's time -- which family has become more Americanized.

A year later they meet again. The man says, "My son is playing baseball. I had breakfast at McDonalds, and I'm on my way to pick up a case of Bud. How about you?"

The second man replies, "F*** you, towel head."

Funny joke.

I will remind you that the Boston Marathon bombings were carried out by Muslim immigrants. Nidal Hassan was born in America, as was John Allen Muhammad, one of the Beltway Snipers.

Jose Padilla was born a US citizen.

Musab Mohamed Masmari moved to Seattle to be a 9/11 Cultural Ambassador at the 9811 Media Arts Center helping Iraqi journalists. He just pleaded guilty to setting a fire in a gay nightclub in Seattle on New Year's Day  as 750 people celebrated inside, because according to the Koran, homosexuals must be exterminated.

The fact that you may not feel threatened by US Muslims does not translate into US Muslims not being a threat.

They are.

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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
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Re: Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2014, 01:07:16 PM »
"Political Correctness" my a$$.   

IMO, there's an active coup been going on in our country, at least, since January, 2009.

The MSM are active partners and should be considered Enemies of the State.

The current Congress...including both Republicans and Democrats are eunuchs.  They are cowardly...putting their own self-interests above the interests of the Republic as founded.
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