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    By saying that bigotry is wrong? Don't you think...

    What? You are making no sense[/QUOTE]

    Please explain how one can challenge bigotry without applying social pressure, or shaming the person espousing bigotry.

    I ask you to to so because you have...
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    What? You are making no sense

    I see a disconnect here. How does one challenge bigotry without applying social pressure or shaming in your world in which these things constitute force?[/QUOTE]

    What? You are making no sense
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    I meant tolerating the expression of bigoted...

    You are not convincing anyone that the way to reduce bigotry is to tolerate it.[/QUOTE]

    I meant tolerating the expression of bigoted opinions. I thought it was implied from the context. I left it...
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    Sure, I agree it is also a force. The force of...

    By words alone? Pretty certain using words is force too! In fact having an opposing opinion to that of an opponent is force.

    Best to be beatniks daddy-o.[/QUOTE]

    Sure, I agree it is also a...
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    What's the alternative? Bigotry is an opinion. We...

    I think you are mistaking the terms tolerance and indifference. You complain about people having strong opinions and expressing them, both verbally and structurally.

    You want people to tolerate...
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    Again, I'm not mindlessly tolerant. You could say...

    Specifically, about racism. You spend much of your free time trying to stamp out "Wokeness", so you obviously don't consider all disagreement acceptable.[/QUOTE]

    Again, I'm not mindlessly...
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    At least you now understand my reasoning, even if...

    And then you try to equivocate pointed rudeness in public as "force" as though that made it equivalent to state violence... in the same post as accusing me of "taking your statements and making them...
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    I'm trying to be a good citizen and get my jab...

    So you're trying to benefit from Sweden's failure to devise and implement sensible rules who gets vaccinated when, by getting a jab now even though by any sensible priority there should be 4 more...
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    Hmm... maffia organisations are often based...

    Hmm... maffia organisations are often based around families. They often complain a lot about being harassed by the police, and have the money to hire lawyers to cause a stink.

    I'm not saying this...
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    Then we radically disagree on what constitutes...

    Social pressure and public shaming is also force. People losing their jobs because of opinions they express is force. Deplatforming is force.

    [/QUOTE]

    You are incorrect, none of those things is...
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    It's because they've absolutely bungled the...

    How come you'd get it so much earlier in Sweden? It doesn't look like they've overall managed to administer more doses per population. Did they switch to a first-come first-serve model right after...
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    I can get vaccinated in Denmark according to...

    Can't you get your shot in Denmark? I'm pretty sure Austria and Germany vaccinate permanent residents regardless of citizenship, with the same criteria (I.e., I'll probably get my first shot in...
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    Sweden's Corona vaccine rollout is a complete...

    Sweden's Corona vaccine rollout is a complete shit show. They haven't done anything right so far. So why start now?

    They're having trouble with informing people how and were they can get...
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    Social pressure and public shaming is also force....

    You've just described how totalitarian thought works. You can't force people to love each other. If we demand it from each other we're only forcing people to pretend they embrace each other. Life...
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    Google docs killed it for me

    Google docs killed it for me
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    I actually don't think it's sarcastic, ironic,...

    Then you're an Ideological Absolutist.
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    At least absolute tolerance is a reachable utopia. It has that going for it.


    Then you're an Isolationist.
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    We're talking aren't...
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    Yeah, exactly. I think it is harassment. Not a...

    To be the leader who reunified that last piece of China would be quite an accomplishment for Xi Jinping and a very proud moment for China.

    Though I think China will work toward breaking the...
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    The response has to be WW3. It's that or China's...

    The response has to be WW3. It's that or China's takeover of the entire South East Asia is inevitable. Their current territorial claims are absurd.



    I think what Xi Jinping has in mind is...
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    I think my opinions are genuinely different from...

    I think my opinions are genuinely different from Politesses.



    I don't know what it means in this context.


    Then you're a Pacifist.
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    You've just described how totalitarian thought...

    I see this sentiment cropping up a lot lately, almost always from the overly-progressive left.

    I have also observed that those decrying tolerance as a weakness tend to be those who've never been...
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    You're just repeating what I said in other words.

    Your interpretation of history is mistaken. The Brits did not ignore the IRA, they were patient and engaged with them in talks.
    It also heloed that the Irish got suck of the IRA and the...
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    It's more insidious than that. I'm arguing that...

    It's more insidious than that. I'm arguing that they have no interest in ending systemic racism. It's just something they say. Their actions and their words don't match. They may have fooled...
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    I want to give that cop a hug right now. He had...

    I want to give that cop a hug right now. He had an angel's patience. I also want to give the woman a hug. It can't be easy being so terrified of the police. Group hug!

    We need a term for a black...
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    Yes. It's an exaggerated example, but shows very...

    Let me get this straight. In your hypothetical woke hell you might be walking down the street with a friend and say, "Watch out for that black cat," and the person you are walking with will say, "How...
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