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9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 2:47:13 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

Andrea Dworkin or Anita Sarkeesian.
Empress of DDO (also Poll and Forum "Maintenance" Moderator)

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9/12/2016 2:48:09 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:47:13 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.
PETERS DO NOT POST ANYTHING ABOUT A FEMINIST FIGURE OR I WILL LITERALLY TELL YYW TO BE MEAN TO YOU
Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.


Andrea Dworkin or Anita Sarkeesian.

Updated
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
PetersSmith
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9/12/2016 2:50:37 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:48:09 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:47:13 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.
PETERS DO NOT POST ANYTHING ABOUT A FEMINIST FIGURE OR I WILL LITERALLY TELL YYW TO BE MEAN TO YOU
Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.


Andrea Dworkin or Anita Sarkeesian.

Updated

Mary Daly or Valerie Solanas.
Empress of DDO (also Poll and Forum "Maintenance" Moderator)

"The two most important days in your life is the day you were born, and the day you find out why."
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"Don't believe everything you read on the internet just because there's a picture with a quote next to it."
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9/12/2016 2:52:03 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

some good ones:

- Karl Marx
- Jill Stein
- Bernie Sanders
- Mao Zedong
- Vladimir Lenin
- Kim Jong-Un
- Joseph Stalin
- Adolf Hitler
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9/12/2016 2:52:19 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:52:03 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

some good ones:

- Karl Marx
- Jill Stein
- Bernie Sanders
- Mao Zedong
- Vladimir Lenin
- Kim Jong-Un
- Joseph Stalin
- Adolf Hitler

Fk you
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 2:52:43 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:50:37 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:48:09 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:47:13 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.
PETERS DO NOT POST ANYTHING ABOUT A FEMINIST FIGURE OR I WILL LITERALLY TELL YYW TO BE MEAN TO YOU
Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.


Andrea Dworkin or Anita Sarkeesian.

Updated

Mary Daly or Valerie Solanas.

Nah
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 2:52:46 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:52:19 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:03 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

some good ones:

- Karl Marx
- Jill Stein
- Bernie Sanders
- Mao Zedong
- Vladimir Lenin
- Kim Jong-Un
- Joseph Stalin
- Adolf Hitler

Fk you

k i'll post a serious list in a second
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9/12/2016 2:52:56 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:52:46 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:19 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:03 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

some good ones:

- Karl Marx
- Jill Stein
- Bernie Sanders
- Mao Zedong
- Vladimir Lenin
- Kim Jong-Un
- Joseph Stalin
- Adolf Hitler

Fk you

k i'll post a serious list in a second

kk
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 2:53:22 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:52:56 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:46 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:19 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:03 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

some good ones:

- Karl Marx
- Jill Stein
- Bernie Sanders
- Mao Zedong
- Vladimir Lenin
- Kim Jong-Un
- Joseph Stalin
- Adolf Hitler

Fk you

k i'll post a serious list in a second

kk

holy f8ck how did you respond this quickly?
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9/12/2016 2:54:14 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:53:22 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:56 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:46 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:19 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:03 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

some good ones:

- Karl Marx
- Jill Stein
- Bernie Sanders
- Mao Zedong
- Vladimir Lenin
- Kim Jong-Un
- Joseph Stalin
- Adolf Hitler

Fk you

k i'll post a serious list in a second

kk

holy f8ck how did you respond this quickly?

Fast fingers homie
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 2:54:48 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:52:43 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:50:37 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:48:09 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:47:13 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.
PETERS DO NOT POST ANYTHING ABOUT A FEMINIST FIGURE OR I WILL LITERALLY TELL YYW TO BE MEAN TO YOU
Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.


Andrea Dworkin or Anita Sarkeesian.

Updated

Mary Daly or Valerie Solanas.

Nah

Elizabeth Bathory.
Empress of DDO (also Poll and Forum "Maintenance" Moderator)

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~Mark Twain

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"Don't believe everything you read on the internet just because there's a picture with a quote next to it."
~Abraham Lincoln

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9/12/2016 2:55:26 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:54:48 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:43 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:50:37 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:48:09 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:47:13 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.
PETERS DO NOT POST ANYTHING ABOUT A FEMINIST FIGURE OR I WILL LITERALLY TELL YYW TO BE MEAN TO YOU
Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.


Andrea Dworkin or Anita Sarkeesian.

Updated

Mary Daly or Valerie Solanas.

Nah

Elizabeth Bathory.

I SAID PHILOSOPHERS NOT SERIAL KILLERS
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 2:55:41 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Come to think of it, this was not a good idea :P
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 2:55:53 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:54:14 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:53:22 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:56 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:46 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:19 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:03 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

some good ones:

- Karl Marx
- Jill Stein
- Bernie Sanders
- Mao Zedong
- Vladimir Lenin
- Kim Jong-Un
- Joseph Stalin
- Adolf Hitler

Fk you

k i'll post a serious list in a second

kk

holy f8ck how did you respond this quickly?

Fast fingers homie

k then

also here's a list I suggest:

- John Locke
- Thomas Sowell
- Ben Franklin
- John Adams
- Ayn Rand
- Carl Menger
- Milton Friedman
- Adam smith
- Ron Paul
- Nigel Farage
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9/12/2016 2:57:45 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:55:53 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:54:14 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:53:22 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:56 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:46 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:19 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:03 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

some good ones:

- Karl Marx
- Jill Stein
- Bernie Sanders
- Mao Zedong
- Vladimir Lenin
- Kim Jong-Un
- Joseph Stalin
- Adolf Hitler

Fk you

k i'll post a serious list in a second

kk

holy f8ck how did you respond this quickly?

Fast fingers homie

k then

also here's a list I suggest:

- John Locke
- Thomas Sowell
- Ben Franklin
- John Adams
- Ayn Rand
- Carl Menger
- Milton Friedman
- Adam smith
- Ron Paul
- Nigel Farage

I'll do either Smith, Locke, Bastiat, or Jefferson. I won't do Menger because he looks like a Communist.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 2:58:43 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:55:53 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:54:14 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:53:22 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:56 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:46 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:19 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:03 AM, triangle.128k wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

some good ones:

- Karl Marx
- Jill Stein
- Bernie Sanders
- Mao Zedong
- Vladimir Lenin
- Kim Jong-Un
- Joseph Stalin
- Adolf Hitler

Fk you

k i'll post a serious list in a second

kk

holy f8ck how did you respond this quickly?

Fast fingers homie

k then

also here's a list I suggest:

- John Locke
- Thomas Sowell
- Ben Franklin
- John Adams
- Ayn Rand
- Carl Menger
- Milton Friedman
- Adam smith
- Ron Paul
- Nigel Farage

Boom
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 3:02:03 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
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9/12/2016 3:03:19 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:55:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:54:48 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:52:43 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:50:37 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:48:09 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:47:13 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.
PETERS DO NOT POST ANYTHING ABOUT A FEMINIST FIGURE OR I WILL LITERALLY TELL YYW TO BE MEAN TO YOU
Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.


Andrea Dworkin or Anita Sarkeesian.

Updated

Mary Daly or Valerie Solanas.

Nah

Elizabeth Bathory.

I SAID PHILOSOPHERS NOT SERIAL KILLERS

Josef Mengele (racial theorist), Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Christopher Hitchens, Leo Tolstoy, Peter Kropotkin, Leon Trotsky, Josip Broz Tito, or Rosa Luxemburg.
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9/12/2016 3:11:44 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 3:10:53 AM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
Sam Harris is always a good pick.

If you want something a little more classical, I think Schopenhauer might be a good fit for your personality, or maybe Karl Popper or Leo Strauss.

Actually, what might really fit with your trolling routine would be Carl Schmitt.
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9/12/2016 3:16:20 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
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: At 10/2/2017 3:00:43 AM, YYW wrote:
: Bossy: You are Regina.

:Inferno wrote:
:You sound rather gay.

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9/12/2016 4:18:22 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 3:11:44 AM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
At 9/12/2016 3:10:53 AM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
Sam Harris is always a good pick.

If you want something a little more classical, I think Schopenhauer might be a good fit for your personality, or maybe Karl Popper or Leo Strauss.

Actually, what might really fit with your trolling routine would be Carl Schmitt.

I'm not a troll, and I already picked Jefferson.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Friedman

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. -Friedman

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program. - Friedman

Society will never be free until the last Democrat is strangled with the entrails of the last Communist.
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9/12/2016 4:43:51 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

You should change your picture to Chairman Mao. Forget Marx. The Cultural Revolution is where it's at!

(kidding, obvs.)

But really, you should post a picture of something that is meaningful to you as your profile pic. So, the question is.... what matters to you?

Do you really care so much about some dead dude's ideas that you want to put his face on your profile? (I sure don't.)

But really.... what do you actually care about? What truly matters to you? What is important?

Or, in the alternative, what do you think represents you for who and what you are? Why? Why that, and not other things?

I went with mountains, in a black and white picture. I think there is nothing more representative of me than that.
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9/12/2016 4:44:42 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 3:10:53 AM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
Sam Harris is always a good pick.

If you want something a little more classical, I think Schopenhauer might be a good fit for your personality, or maybe Karl Popper or Leo Strauss.

All good options. Sam Harris and I could be very good friends.
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9/12/2016 4:58:02 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 4:18:22 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 9/12/2016 3:11:44 AM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
At 9/12/2016 3:10:53 AM, Cody_Franklin wrote:
Sam Harris is always a good pick.

If you want something a little more classical, I think Schopenhauer might be a good fit for your personality, or maybe Karl Popper or Leo Strauss.

Actually, what might really fit with your trolling routine would be Carl Schmitt.

I'm not a troll, and I already picked Jefferson.

Conformist.
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9/12/2016 8:36:47 AM
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Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

Karl Marx.

I'm not Uther :D
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9/12/2016 10:56:25 AM
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At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

Thomas Piketty. lol
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9/12/2016 10:58:57 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:

1. Bernie Sanders
2. Thomas Piketty
3. Noam Chomsky
4. FDR
5. John Maynard Keynes

I think you'll like all of them.

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9/12/2016 12:36:42 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/12/2016 2:44:26 AM, bballcrook21 wrote:
My picture has been of Thomas Paine for quite some time, but I feel as if I should retire it.

Post suggestions for a picture of any notable philosopher, economist, thinker, etc. from the West (meaning Europe or the U.S. and Canada) that I should change my picture to.

Some examples would be Bastiat, Friedman, Locke, etc.

Uther, if you post that I should change it to Marx, I am going to flame you very discretely in the hangouts.

Might I suggest this?
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