This is for discussions about news, politics, sports, other games, culture, philosophy etc.
User avatar
Sweden Gendarme
ESOC Dev Team
Donator 02
Posts: 2380
ESO: Gendarme

07 Dec 2017, 17:15

I'll take that as a no.
duck wrote:man it really sucks when you have to agree with gendarme on things
User avatar
United States of America SirCallen
Jaeger
Donator 01
Posts: 3630
ESO: SirCallen
Location: Midwest

07 Dec 2017, 17:20

Id take it as a yes -- at least I haven't become sucked into it. If you have, well I already am familiar with your views and I believe Veritas and many of the other sites you visit (Jew York Times, again?) are pushing on you only what you want to hear -- it's confirmation bias. I mean, I don't blame you, it's the same with the sites I visit.

But Veritas are decidedly biased hypocrites, how can you not see this? It's just dripping with it. Honestly, truly, can you not see that?

I mean I can visit WaPo and see any number of sensationalist headlines and understand that they are sensationalist. I can visit the Independant which aligns with my beliefs but see that they pervert headlines from poorly interpreted fact and can come to the conclusion they are not a great news site. It's innate and not all that difficult.

So many of these conspiracy websites use actual duping mechanisms to convince their users they're being duped by far more reputable sources. They're pushing an agenda harder than any other under the guise they are doing the opposite.

The NYT is written with bias. Thankfully the President and his chronies do all the things themselves to make them look bad. Bias is understandably applied. Sad!
"Men have a lot more character than women because they are more intellectual and become forged in their own unique way over the years."
-Gendarme
Tuvalu gibson
Gendarme
Posts: 6249
Location: USA

07 Dec 2017, 17:38

Gendarme wrote:Out of curiosity, is anyone in this thread familiar with Project Veritas?
I really hope you're saying this ironically or memeing but somehow I doubt it
I kissed a girl and I liked it
The taste of her cherry chap stick
I kissed a girl just to try it
I hope my boyfriend don't mind it
It felt so wrong, it felt so right
Don't mean I'm in love tonight
I kissed a girl and I liked it
I liked it
User avatar
No Flag fightinfrenchman
Jaeger
Donator 03
Posts: 3358

07 Dec 2017, 18:18

Gendarme wrote:Out of curiosity, is anyone in this thread familiar with Project Veritas?


This, but ironically
User avatar
United States of America noissance
Howdah
Posts: 1780
ESO: theheat
Location: United States

07 Dec 2017, 18:26

iwillspankyou wrote:I share those opinions @noissance - a lot of them anyways. And you get news there, that you will not othervice get. I will recomend you take a look before you put your thumb down.

Did you hear about TYT's firing of that jordan douchebag? He was the most biased reporter they had, so good on their part. Also, according to the intercept, president trump is putting together a private cia force.
User avatar
United States of America n0el
ESOC Business Team
Donator 01
Posts: 2000
ESO: n0eL

07 Dec 2017, 23:56

Erik Prince is literally fascist Satan.
User avatar
No Flag lejend
Dragoon
Posts: 420

08 Dec 2017, 08:16

noissance wrote:
iwillspankyou wrote:I share those opinions @noissance - a lot of them anyways. And you get news there, that you will not othervice get. I will recomend you take a look before you put your thumb down.

Did you hear about TYT's firing of that jordan douchebag? He was the most biased reporter they had, so good on their part. Also, according to the intercept, president trump is putting together a private cia force.


They're all douchebags.

phpBB [video]
“The Party cannot be neutral towards religion... because it stands for science, whereas... all religion is the antithesis of science.” - Stalin

“Chinese socialism is founded upon Darwin and the theory of evolution.” - Mao Zedong
User avatar
Singapore milku3459
Howdah
Posts: 1106
ESO: jamescheif100
Location: in your base, killing your dudes

08 Dec 2017, 09:35

Using TYT as news? Is that reliable generally?
1/5/17
Image
User avatar
No Flag Jam
Howdah
Posts: 1062
Location: still finding the right spot

08 Dec 2017, 13:50

I'm sorry Cenk, you're not young anymore.
I was born in a deep forest,
I wish I could live here all my life.
I am made from stones and roots,
my home, these woods and roads.

All my life I loved this sound,
of the woods all around.
Eagles fly where the winds blows free,
journey is my destiny.
United States of America godzillaking
Skirmisher
Donator 03
Posts: 116

08 Dec 2017, 14:14

SirCallen wrote:Alternatively you could employ a bit of those things called prudence, rationale, and common sense.

A healthy dose of apathy might not hurt either.


I was a democrat and couldn't stand how anyone who had an opinion other than their own was a racist bigot or an uneducated voter as you put it. This election changed me.
User avatar
No Flag fightinfrenchman
Jaeger
Donator 03
Posts: 3358

08 Dec 2017, 15:00

godzillaking wrote:
SirCallen wrote:Alternatively you could employ a bit of those things called prudence, rationale, and common sense.

A healthy dose of apathy might not hurt either.


I was a democrat and couldn't stand how anyone who had an opinion other than their own was a racist bigot or an uneducated voter as you put it. This election changed me.


"Somebody called me racist? Hmm, better become racist then!"
Tuvalu gibson
Gendarme
Posts: 6249
Location: USA

08 Dec 2017, 15:26

godzillaking wrote:
SirCallen wrote:Alternatively you could employ a bit of those things called prudence, rationale, and common sense.

A healthy dose of apathy might not hurt either.


I was a democrat and couldn't stand how anyone who had an opinion other than their own was a racist bigot or an uneducated voter as you put it. This election changed me.
and here we go with the "I'm a black lesbian trans woman who voted for Obama in 2012 but voted for Trump in 2016 cause of how dissapointed I was with democrats". You really thunk that gains you credibility?
I kissed a girl and I liked it
The taste of her cherry chap stick
I kissed a girl just to try it
I hope my boyfriend don't mind it
It felt so wrong, it felt so right
Don't mean I'm in love tonight
I kissed a girl and I liked it
I liked it
User avatar
Sweden Gendarme
ESOC Dev Team
Donator 02
Posts: 2380
ESO: Gendarme

08 Dec 2017, 17:36

I was a democrat until I saw the light and realised that democracy is inferior to totalitarianism. As a representative of the Swedish people I support a world ruled by a global caliphate!

La ilaha il Allah, Muhammadur rasul'ullah!
duck wrote:man it really sucks when you have to agree with gendarme on things
User avatar
No Flag Jam
Howdah
Posts: 1062
Location: still finding the right spot

08 Dec 2017, 18:00

As a white cis binary non-curious normal non-questioning gender-immobile male, I'm me.
I was born in a deep forest,
I wish I could live here all my life.
I am made from stones and roots,
my home, these woods and roads.

All my life I loved this sound,
of the woods all around.
Eagles fly where the winds blows free,
journey is my destiny.

Forum Info

Return to “Real-life Discussion”



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest