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The Inevitable Civil War begins   America - all of it

Started 1/7/21 by Jenifer (Zarknorph); 40664 views.
Sonate109

From: Sonate109

1/9/21

Are you now. You bemourn  the removal of  public civil war references icons and statues thereof  as part of destruction or denial of the celebration of  the  reminiscence of history in the south yet when it comes to celebration of those lives who were injured and compromised by the confederacy in  venues such as the Alabama Lynching Museum , you believe otherwise. You said they should have gotten over it by now.

How does one support such a conflict and still have a spine?

Jenifer (Zarknorph) said:

I don't understand the point of the article.

He didn't want to wear a mask in public because he was afraid it would make him look silly.

 

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Jenifer (Zarknorph) said:

I don't understand the point of the article.

The Spectator is written for an educated readership.

There's usually a good deal of subtlety and a fair number of allusions to history and cultural matters.  For example, I really liked this:

This riot is a peculiarly American combination of the storming of the Bastille and Animal House. It inspires a peculiar mix of emotions: as fearful, sad and angry as you might well be, if you claimed not to find the image of MAGAstrix ascending the podium as if he was about to seize Washington DC for Gaul perversely comic, I would question your honesty. 

re:  Alabama Lynching Museum

I don't give a damn about it.  It's not a question of hypocrisy.  It's a question of what I like versus what you like.  I like sculpture.  You like watching documentaries about people being hanged.

Apollonius (Theocritos) said:

if you claimed not to find the image of MAGAstrix ascending the podium as if he was about to seize Washington DC for Gaul perversely comic, I would question your honesty. 

I found the fact that he was busted by the FBI because he didn't want to be seen in public wearing a mask pretty funny. I hope he gets charged with felony murder.

 

Jenifer (Zarknorph) said:

I don't understand the point of the article.

There appear to be several people on this forum whose reading comprehension is at a low level. 

Take RamseyLurker. 

I'll write a short paragraph on the origin of slavery which comes to the inevitable conclusion that slavery was preferable to torture, mutilation, and death, the fate of enemies before slavery was invented-- and RL will tell us that I support slavery.

Or I'll post statistics about the breakdown in violent crime by race or that Asians have the best educational outcomes-- and RL will tell us that I am a white supremist.

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