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|About Me:||Freelance programmer by trade Philosopher by obsession Musician by psychological necessity|
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|Beliefs:||Reason, rationality, science, virtue.|
|Books:||1984, George Orwell Universally Preferable Behavior, Stefan Molyneux Awaken the Giant within, Tony Robbins Code, Charles Petzold Coercion, Douglas Rushkoff Media Virus, Douglas Rushkoff|
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|Quotes:||"Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected"|
"If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal"
- Emma Goldman
"Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right."
- H.L. Mencken
"You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics."
- Charles Bukowski
"He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else."
- Benjamin Franklin
|Sports Teams:||The one I'm playing with at the time. I don't care about primitive psychological sublimation of tribal warfare use primarily to express confused male latent homosexuality.|
|TV Shows:||Simpsons, Family Guy, Daily Show, Colbert Report|
Please note that this argument is limited in scope to schools within the united states.Terms:"Public school" - a state institution in which children are required to consume state-approved information, perform rituals and repetitive tasks, and obey state officials against their will (ie, they don't "want" to go to school, but they "have" to go to school)."child abuse" - The infliction of pain, suffering, humiliation, or other physical, sexual and/or psychological harm onto a child, or the causing...
PLEASE READ THE ARGUMENT BEFORE ACCEPTING THIS DEBATE.This argument contains definitions which clarify my position. If you provide an example of a corporation, agency, institution or other body which does not meet the below criteria (ei, at least one of the three attributes listed are not present), or define "crime" as excplicitly including "arbitrary exemptions" (ie, a "law" that allows the state to violate other laws), then you are arguing against a straw man, EVEN IF such institution is...
The question is should be children be raised gender neutral? I would say yes. This will help lessen the views on typical gender roles, discrimination, and gender socialization....
Do parents have control over their child being obese? I do not believe so. I believe that parents while their child is growing up try to make the right decisions by feeding their child healthy nutritious foods but once they are able to eat on their own, it is in their control. Many parents let their children eat cookies, chips and unhealthy foods for dinner which is a huge contributing factor to obesity. However, it isn't up to their parents to watch every piece of their food that goes into thei...
When I am using the word "government", I am describing any number of institutions, with variations in size, scope, complexity, culture, laws, and location. However, I assert that all of these institutions have very specific characteristics in common, which I will sum up into three behavioral attributes: 1) The creation of Laws and Law enforcement. 2) The claim of monopoly rights over a geographic area. 3) The collection of taxes. While there are many variations of structure and organizat...
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