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My country is burning

Postby Guitar_clock » Fri May 06, 2016 3:04 pm

Wot r u gonna do about it

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Re: My country is burning

Postby Astica » Mon May 23, 2016 2:35 pm

Kittyyyyy.

My country is flooding.

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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeRetiK » Mon May 23, 2016 4:21 pm

Talk about burning country.

Europe is drifting more and more towards the right. Austria is literally split 50/50 between far right and far left. Fucked up shit. I kinda miss the days when politics used to be boring. Now the leftists call everyone remotely conservative a nazi and the rightists feel like it's finally time to get over that whole nazi thing, because, c'mon, it's way in the past and we've all learned our lesson.

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Re: My country is burning

Postby Spaced Ape » Wed May 25, 2016 2:02 pm

So what are your feelings about migrants, Hery?
Is there a promised land
Or am I on the journey going to nowhere?
Are the streets paved with gold
Or am I slipping on the mold that slowly grows there?
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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeRetiK » Wed May 25, 2016 7:36 pm

In general I don't have much of an opinion about migrants. There's a lot of nice people and a lot idiots in both the migrant and the native population. In my opinion Austria is nonetheless too stuck up with trying to preserve its christian tradition. Like there are arguments about wether it's really ok for muslims to build mosques in our country. According to wikipedia there's a grand total of 4 mosques in Austria right now. So much about freedom of religion.

The migrant crisis regarding the Syrian refugees is a bit more complicated. I'm skeptical if integration will work properly with the way that the EU is handling things right now. No one wants to take them in. Everyone's trying to fuck each other over, so naturally the refugees get stuck in only handfull of countries that are barely able to handle them. I'm convinced though that it could work if the countries of the EU would actually band together and tackle it as a, you know, union. Either way, those people are here now, whatcha gonna do? Fuck them all to death?

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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeckBilly » Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:55 pm

Is this about immigrants or something else? Are they burning something again?? I can't get anything outta this cat!

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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeckBilly » Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:56 pm

The cities have become saving accounts for the rich, the world is drowning, we're all playing dress up and I can't find the fire! Help!

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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeRetiK » Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:57 am

Yeah the thread kinda went on a tangent there, not like you are making it any better thank you very much

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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeckBilly » Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:50 pm

I like to think I contributed with some earthed opinions, but I guess they can't all be zingers.

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Re: My country is burning

Postby Mortl » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:17 am

HeRetiK wrote:Now the leftists call everyone using the sizegenetics remotely conservative a nazi.


It's so annoying when those idiots do that. In their view everyone's a racist or a homophobe.
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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeRetiK » Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:49 pm

Mortl wrote:
HeRetiK wrote:Now the leftists call everyone remotely conservative a nazi.


It's so annoying when those idiots do that. In their view everyone's a racist or a homophobe.


Oh racists and homophobes we have plenty of, we don't need to kid ourselves. It's just that I dislike diluting the meaning of the word "Nazi" by throwing it around like brown confetti.

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Re: My country is burning

Postby Davion Fuxa » Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:33 pm

HeRetiK wrote:It's just that I dislike diluting the meaning of the word "Nazi" by throwing it around like brown confetti.


Don't forget throwing around works like Racist and Sexist. Got to make ALL them words meaningless by infusing harmful emotions over reason and intellect!
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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeRetiK » Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:04 pm

Davion Fuxa wrote:Don't forget throwing around works like Racist and Sexist. Got to make ALL them words meaningless by infusing harmful emotions over reason and intellect!


There's still the problem with everyday racism / homophobia / sexism though.

Sometimes you need to point out that maybe not all African people are merely animals.

Or that it's not ok that same-sex couples are missing legal rights that heterosexual couples have.

Or that women should get the same pay as men after all.


That whole safe-space thing that the US got going is kinda silly though. Is that still happening?

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Re: My country is burning

Postby Davion Fuxa » Fri Dec 23, 2016 9:57 pm

There may still be those problems, but with people using the buzz words surrounding them improperly it certainly covers over any such problems. Until we get back to using such words responsibly, the underlying problems are pretty much on hold - or forced to be reconciled in the background at best.

And did safe spacing ever stop? Both Canada and USA have substantial problems in universities with safe spacing - the one place they really shouldn't.
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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeRetiK » Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:49 pm

Wait, safe spacing is a thing in Canada as well? I was actually half kidding, I always thought that those kind of stories were more anecdotal rather than happening regularly.

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Re: My country is burning

Postby Davion Fuxa » Sat Dec 24, 2016 7:04 pm

Unfortunately, safe spacing is a thing, trending across universities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and likely elsewhere.

Unique to Canada though is the lack of public outcry against safe spaces though.
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Re: My country is burning

Postby HeRetiK » Sun Dec 25, 2016 10:18 am

Oh boy. Luckily so far not happening in Austrian universities so far, at least AFAIK.

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Re: My country is burning

Postby Davion Fuxa » Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:13 pm

Pray that remains so - lest you be consumed by the Matriarchy. :P
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