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  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    castle your left eye is a moe anime eye

    I hate that photo because my long eyelash makes me look seriously weird

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

    twitch.tv/onthelastcastle
  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    But she photoshopped a unicorn horn so

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

    twitch.tv/onthelastcastle
    ArchHarry Dresden
  • HounHoun Registered User regular
    Pretty sure if I was in an anime, I'd be the scientist/researcher guy that helps the main villain out in order to get access to the superweapon/promised land/god machine and near the end of the story I'd finally learn the amazing secret I was looking for and then just disappear now that I had what I was looking for while the hero and the villain go fight over whatever, fuck that shit I just learned the source code of the universe and went crazy.

  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    We should be anime

    I'd be the sarcastic friend who learns to express himself at the end and dies sacrificing himself

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

    twitch.tv/onthelastcastle
    DasUberEdwardwanderingmysticjuicer
  • thatassemblyguythatassemblyguy RESIST. Registered User regular
    I don't like RTJ. I feel like the violent call to action is wrong.

    but maybe i'm a part of the problem idk.

    in the RTJ3 album one song has a clip from, MLK that goes something like, "Riots are the language of the unheard."

    Which is a very apt description. if a persons are being stuffed into the dirt and their righteous concerns aren't being at least considered and validated, then what choice to they have but to speak in a language that they know their oppressors will understand?

  • ChanusChanus Sugoi! ^_____^Registered User regular
    Houn wrote: »
    Pretty sure if I was in an anime, I'd be the scientist/researcher guy that helps the main villain out in order to get access to the superweapon/promised land/god machine and near the end of the story I'd finally learn the amazing secret I was looking for and then just disappear now that I had what I was looking for while the hero and the villain go fight over whatever, fuck that shit I just learned the source code of the universe and went crazy.

    i would probably be the shopkeeper who was the protagonist's caring uncle and whose cart gets overturned during a chase/fight scene

    **Winner Softest and Most Comfy Hugs Award Summer 2018**

    Blueberrywerewlf on the Sony Anime Games Box | BluberryWerewlf on the BroBone
    OnTheLastCastleThe Ender
  • The EnderThe Ender Registered User regular
    You can't just choose your anime role like that.


    You have to take one of those 15 question pseudo-personality tests to see which role you truly belong in.

    With Love and Courage
    mysticjuicer
  • SniperGuySniperGuy Also known as Dohaeris Registered User regular
    I am perhaps unreasonably upset about my fucking sandwich being gone

    I really really want to move out of here. But can't until we get our security deposit.

    God forbid someone speak to me like a human being and ask me about it, nope, just gonna eat it or dispose of it without asking at all.

    It is less the specific sandwich and more the principle of living with people who do not give a shit about my stuff at all unless it bothers them and then they do whatever they want with it. Because I'm subhuman garbage apparently.

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    The Enderthatassemblyguy
  • ChanusChanus Sugoi! ^_____^Registered User regular
    I don't like RTJ. I feel like the violent call to action is wrong.

    but maybe i'm a part of the problem idk.

    in the RTJ3 album one song has a clip from, MLK that goes something like, "Riots are the language of the unheard."

    Which is a very apt description. if a persons are being stuffed into the dirt and their righteous concerns aren't being at least considered and validated, then what choice to they have but to speak in a language that they know their oppressors will understand?

    tbf when has an oppressor been like oh your riots have made me realize and accept your grievances so let's work to make your situation better?

    **Winner Softest and Most Comfy Hugs Award Summer 2018**

    Blueberrywerewlf on the Sony Anime Games Box | BluberryWerewlf on the BroBone
    thatassemblyguy
  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    Nah I can choose my anime role it's cool I'm that anime guy

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

    twitch.tv/onthelastcastle
    Houn
  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    i don't see that establishing he's a bigot proves he's not witty or funny

    I'm sure he's absolutely side splitting if you find homophobic jokes funny, which I suppose most people in his age cohort do.

    alright

    Well, if there were a politician or former SCOTUS member who was known for making 'sharp & whitty' anti-Semitic jokes, would you give that a pass?

    just for a second- do you realize how insulting it is to suggest that i'm only bothered by wrong acts that target groups to which i belong? maybe you actually think i'm a piece of shit, in which case i guess this is a legitimate, probing question. but if you don't, then take note of it next time you're in this situation.

    to answer your question, though- i wouldn't give virulent antisemitism a pass any more than i would virulent anti-black bigotry or homophobia. i'm not giving scalia 'a pass', in whatever litmus test context you're suggesting. whatever gross things he's said remain gross. what i'm taking issue with is what seems like the suggestion that holding bigoted views is the sum of a person. i don't believe there are beliefs that so fully inform someone's identify as to squeeze out any possible room for other traits or descriptors. maybe if someone holds reprehensible views you could say 'these are so bad that i don't care if he's funny, or charitable in his community' or whatever. and maybe scalia wasn't actually funny! like i said, a quick google didn't produce many chuckles from me. but i'm still comfortable with the idea that a truly horrible person can be clever or loyal or whatever.

    OnTheLastCastlespool32KanacB557Blameless Cleric
  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    Man this magicians episode

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

    twitch.tv/onthelastcastle
  • ChanusChanus Sugoi! ^_____^Registered User regular
    Man this magicians episode

    is it terrible?

    **Winner Softest and Most Comfy Hugs Award Summer 2018**

    Blueberrywerewlf on the Sony Anime Games Box | BluberryWerewlf on the BroBone
  • SniperGuySniperGuy Also known as Dohaeris Registered User regular
    Chanus wrote: »
    Man this magicians episode

    is it terrible?

    You're terrible! did you take my sandwich

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    Dohaeris210 on PSN / SniperGuy710 on Xbone Live
    Me on Steam
    Harry DresdenChanusmysticjuicer
  • DasUberEdwardDasUberEdward Registered User regular
    The Ender wrote: »
    You can't just choose your anime role like that.


    You have to take one of those 15 question pseudo-personality tests to see which role you truly belong in.

    link me. i wanna know what anime i am

    steam_sig.png
  • HounHoun Registered User regular
    Sniper, I'd totally make you a new sandwich if it would make you feel better. Also if you were nearby.

    I made a really tasty roast beef and swiss sandwich for lunch, and still have all the ingredients.

  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    Chanus wrote: »
    Man this magicians episode

    is it terrible?

    Red rising started really slow too!!

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

    twitch.tv/onthelastcastle
  • SniperGuySniperGuy Also known as Dohaeris Registered User regular
    Houn wrote: »
    Sniper, I'd totally make you a new sandwich if it would make you feel better. Also if you were nearby.

    I made a really tasty roast beef and swiss sandwich for lunch, and still have all the ingredients.

    Make and eat thine own sandwich, in memory of ham and cheese that has passed.

    *dies*

    Twitch Streaming T/W/TH and more
    Dohaeris210 on PSN / SniperGuy710 on Xbone Live
    Me on Steam
    PLA
  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    so my doctor recommended me get some tights or compressing leggings for my knee pain

    I have half a mind to ignore mens tights and just get women's since holy fuck are they expensive as fuck since they're aimed at sports nerds

    I guess I will be a pretty princess in my tights

    Ladies.
    OnTheLastCastlewanderingBlameless ClericAiouaPLAmysticjuicer
  • DasUberEdwardDasUberEdward Registered User regular
    I don't like RTJ. I feel like the violent call to action is wrong.

    but maybe i'm a part of the problem idk.

    in the RTJ3 album one song has a clip from, MLK that goes something like, "Riots are the language of the unheard."

    Which is a very apt description. if a persons are being stuffed into the dirt and their righteous concerns aren't being at least considered and validated, then what choice to they have but to speak in a language that they know their oppressors will understand?

    I don't disagree but my biggest problem with their music is that it doesn't present those nuanced arguments up front.

    steam_sig.png
    thatassemblyguy
  • spool32spool32 Contrary Library Registered User regular
    edited December 2016
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    i don't see that establishing he's a bigot proves he's not witty or funny

    I'm sure he's absolutely side splitting if you find homophobic jokes funny, which I suppose most people in his age cohort do.

    alright

    Well, if there were a politician or former SCOTUS member who was known for making 'sharp & whitty' anti-Semitic jokes, would you give that a pass?

    just for a second- do you realize how insulting it is to suggest that i'm only bothered by wrong acts that target groups to which i belong? maybe you actually think i'm a piece of shit, in which case i guess this is a legitimate, probing question. but if you don't, then take note of it next time you're in this situation.

    to answer your question, though- i wouldn't give virulent antisemitism a pass any more than i would virulent anti-black bigotry or homophobia. i'm not giving scalia 'a pass', in whatever litmus test context you're suggesting. whatever gross things he's said remain gross. what i'm taking issue with is what seems like the suggestion that holding bigoted views is the sum of a person. i don't believe there are beliefs that so fully inform someone's identify as to squeeze out any possible room for other traits or descriptors. maybe if someone holds reprehensible views you could say 'these are so bad that i don't care if he's funny, or charitable in his community' or whatever. and maybe scalia wasn't actually funny! like i said, a quick google didn't produce many chuckles from me. but i'm still comfortable with the idea that a truly horrible person can be clever or loyal or whatever.

    RBG considered him a dear personal friend.

    I believe when considering Scalia the man, that should factor in.

    spool32 on
    cB557
  • ChanusChanus Sugoi! ^_____^Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    i don't see that establishing he's a bigot proves he's not witty or funny

    I'm sure he's absolutely side splitting if you find homophobic jokes funny, which I suppose most people in his age cohort do.

    alright

    Well, if there were a politician or former SCOTUS member who was known for making 'sharp & whitty' anti-Semitic jokes, would you give that a pass?

    just for a second- do you realize how insulting it is to suggest that i'm only bothered by wrong acts that target groups to which i belong? maybe you actually think i'm a piece of shit, in which case i guess this is a legitimate, probing question. but if you don't, then take note of it next time you're in this situation.

    to answer your question, though- i wouldn't give virulent antisemitism a pass any more than i would virulent anti-black bigotry or homophobia. i'm not giving scalia 'a pass', in whatever litmus test context you're suggesting. whatever gross things he's said remain gross. what i'm taking issue with is what seems like the suggestion that holding bigoted views is the sum of a person. i don't believe there are beliefs that so fully inform someone's identify as to squeeze out any possible room for other traits or descriptors. maybe if someone holds reprehensible views you could say 'these are so bad that i don't care if he's funny, or charitable in his community' or whatever. and maybe scalia wasn't actually funny! like i said, a quick google didn't produce many chuckles from me. but i'm still comfortable with the idea that a truly horrible person can be clever or loyal or whatever.

    it is true a person can be a bigot and also otherwise useful

    there's a thoroughly awful dude at work who also consistently has the highest sales numbers

    scalia is just maybe not the easiest example for people to see this because his asshole views, often couched in shitty jokes, actually harmed thousands of people at once

    so like, yeah he really knew how to game the law to support his deeply stupid and regressive viewpoints but

    that's not admirable. he was an asshole

    **Winner Softest and Most Comfy Hugs Award Summer 2018**

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  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    Remember when community sucked for the first few episodes

    Me either but it did

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

    twitch.tv/onthelastcastle
  • HounHoun Registered User regular
    spool32 wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    i don't see that establishing he's a bigot proves he's not witty or funny

    I'm sure he's absolutely side splitting if you find homophobic jokes funny, which I suppose most people in his age cohort do.

    alright

    Well, if there were a politician or former SCOTUS member who was known for making 'sharp & whitty' anti-Semitic jokes, would you give that a pass?

    just for a second- do you realize how insulting it is to suggest that i'm only bothered by wrong acts that target groups to which i belong? maybe you actually think i'm a piece of shit, in which case i guess this is a legitimate, probing question. but if you don't, then take note of it next time you're in this situation.

    to answer your question, though- i wouldn't give virulent antisemitism a pass any more than i would virulent anti-black bigotry or homophobia. i'm not giving scalia 'a pass', in whatever litmus test context you're suggesting. whatever gross things he's said remain gross. what i'm taking issue with is what seems like the suggestion that holding bigoted views is the sum of a person. i don't believe there are beliefs that so fully inform someone's identify as to squeeze out any possible room for other traits or descriptors. maybe if someone holds reprehensible views you could say 'these are so bad that i don't care if he's funny, or charitable in his community' or whatever. and maybe scalia wasn't actually funny! like i said, a quick google didn't produce many chuckles from me. but i'm still comfortable with the idea that a truly horrible person can be clever or loyal or whatever.

    RBG considered him a dear personal friend.

    I believe when considering Scalia the man, that should factor in.

    And now Cheeto will be replacing both of them with actual literal demons from hell. Friendship with him sure did a lot of good for the country, eh?

  • spool32spool32 Contrary Library Registered User regular
    bowen wrote: »
    so my doctor recommended me get some tights or compressing leggings for my knee pain

    I have half a mind to ignore mens tights and just get women's since holy fuck are they expensive as fuck since they're aimed at sports nerds

    I guess I will be a pretty princess in my tights

    idk what causes your knee pain but mine is solved by 12-15 trips to the squat rack at about 130-150lbs, 10x5

  • ChanusChanus Sugoi! ^_____^Registered User regular
    Chanus wrote: »
    Man this magicians episode

    is it terrible?

    Red rising started really slow too!!

    it was interesting and not stupid though

    **Winner Softest and Most Comfy Hugs Award Summer 2018**

    Blueberrywerewlf on the Sony Anime Games Box | BluberryWerewlf on the BroBone
  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    spool32 wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    i don't see that establishing he's a bigot proves he's not witty or funny

    I'm sure he's absolutely side splitting if you find homophobic jokes funny, which I suppose most people in his age cohort do.

    alright

    Well, if there were a politician or former SCOTUS member who was known for making 'sharp & whitty' anti-Semitic jokes, would you give that a pass?

    just for a second- do you realize how insulting it is to suggest that i'm only bothered by wrong acts that target groups to which i belong? maybe you actually think i'm a piece of shit, in which case i guess this is a legitimate, probing question. but if you don't, then take note of it next time you're in this situation.

    to answer your question, though- i wouldn't give virulent antisemitism a pass any more than i would virulent anti-black bigotry or homophobia. i'm not giving scalia 'a pass', in whatever litmus test context you're suggesting. whatever gross things he's said remain gross. what i'm taking issue with is what seems like the suggestion that holding bigoted views is the sum of a person. i don't believe there are beliefs that so fully inform someone's identify as to squeeze out any possible room for other traits or descriptors. maybe if someone holds reprehensible views you could say 'these are so bad that i don't care if he's funny, or charitable in his community' or whatever. and maybe scalia wasn't actually funny! like i said, a quick google didn't produce many chuckles from me. but i'm still comfortable with the idea that a truly horrible person can be clever or loyal or whatever.

    RBG considered him a dear personal friend.

    I believe when considering Scalia the man, that should factor in.

    Most decent people have terrible opinions about something, but are usually a decent human being at the end of the day.

    However, someone in a position like the POTUS or SCOTUS.. they should be elevated and probably hold opinions that won't be punitive against a lot of people just because they personally feel one way or another.

    Ladies.
    shrykeHarry Dresden
  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    Chanus wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    i don't see that establishing he's a bigot proves he's not witty or funny

    I'm sure he's absolutely side splitting if you find homophobic jokes funny, which I suppose most people in his age cohort do.

    alright

    Well, if there were a politician or former SCOTUS member who was known for making 'sharp & whitty' anti-Semitic jokes, would you give that a pass?

    just for a second- do you realize how insulting it is to suggest that i'm only bothered by wrong acts that target groups to which i belong? maybe you actually think i'm a piece of shit, in which case i guess this is a legitimate, probing question. but if you don't, then take note of it next time you're in this situation.

    to answer your question, though- i wouldn't give virulent antisemitism a pass any more than i would virulent anti-black bigotry or homophobia. i'm not giving scalia 'a pass', in whatever litmus test context you're suggesting. whatever gross things he's said remain gross. what i'm taking issue with is what seems like the suggestion that holding bigoted views is the sum of a person. i don't believe there are beliefs that so fully inform someone's identify as to squeeze out any possible room for other traits or descriptors. maybe if someone holds reprehensible views you could say 'these are so bad that i don't care if he's funny, or charitable in his community' or whatever. and maybe scalia wasn't actually funny! like i said, a quick google didn't produce many chuckles from me. but i'm still comfortable with the idea that a truly horrible person can be clever or loyal or whatever.

    it is true a person can be a bigot and also otherwise useful

    there's a thoroughly awful dude at work who also consistently has the highest sales numbers

    scalia is just maybe not the easiest example for people to see this because his asshole views, often couched in shitty jokes, actually harmed thousands of people at once

    so like, yeah he really knew how to game the law to support his deeply stupid and regressive viewpoints but

    that's not admirable. he was an asshole

    i ain't defending anything about scalia's career as a jurist

  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    spool32 wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    so my doctor recommended me get some tights or compressing leggings for my knee pain

    I have half a mind to ignore mens tights and just get women's since holy fuck are they expensive as fuck since they're aimed at sports nerds

    I guess I will be a pretty princess in my tights

    idk what causes your knee pain but mine is solved by 12-15 trips to the squat rack at about 130-150lbs, 10x5

    mostly damage from working at UPS, kind of similar to a sports person's knees

    it is exacerbated by my weight, but that's dropping and the pain is still mostly there

    for the most part my knees are still okay and don't need surgery so he wants to see if this will work

    Ladies.
  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    Friendship matters, yes.

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

    twitch.tv/onthelastcastle
  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    I mean I think we definitely should hyper partisan up even more

    Lets do it

    Glen beck can't turn around lets get im

    Lets get them all

    Do it do it do it

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

    twitch.tv/onthelastcastle
  • spool32spool32 Contrary Library Registered User regular
    edited December 2016
    The idea that Scalia acted based solely (edit: or even sometimes) on his personal bigotry is extremely hard to support without some base assumptions that certain legal and philosophical positions are wrong and known to be wrong by all.

    Basically, if you start with the assumption that he is obviously evil it's easy to conclude that he conducted himself as SCOTUS justice based on evil personal intent.

    spool32 on
    KanacB557
  • HounHoun Registered User regular
    Friendship matters, yes.

    Friendship matters to each individual. It does not matter to the people your decisions are actively fucking over.



    Alternate Post:
    Maybe the real justices are the friends we made along the way.

  • So It GoesSo It Goes We keep moving...Registered User regular
    Houn wrote: »
    spool32 wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    i don't see that establishing he's a bigot proves he's not witty or funny

    I'm sure he's absolutely side splitting if you find homophobic jokes funny, which I suppose most people in his age cohort do.

    alright

    Well, if there were a politician or former SCOTUS member who was known for making 'sharp & whitty' anti-Semitic jokes, would you give that a pass?

    just for a second- do you realize how insulting it is to suggest that i'm only bothered by wrong acts that target groups to which i belong? maybe you actually think i'm a piece of shit, in which case i guess this is a legitimate, probing question. but if you don't, then take note of it next time you're in this situation.

    to answer your question, though- i wouldn't give virulent antisemitism a pass any more than i would virulent anti-black bigotry or homophobia. i'm not giving scalia 'a pass', in whatever litmus test context you're suggesting. whatever gross things he's said remain gross. what i'm taking issue with is what seems like the suggestion that holding bigoted views is the sum of a person. i don't believe there are beliefs that so fully inform someone's identify as to squeeze out any possible room for other traits or descriptors. maybe if someone holds reprehensible views you could say 'these are so bad that i don't care if he's funny, or charitable in his community' or whatever. and maybe scalia wasn't actually funny! like i said, a quick google didn't produce many chuckles from me. but i'm still comfortable with the idea that a truly horrible person can be clever or loyal or whatever.

    RBG considered him a dear personal friend.

    I believe when considering Scalia the man, that should factor in.

    And now Cheeto will be replacing both of them with actual literal demons from hell. Friendship with him sure did a lot of good for the country, eh?

    Her friendship with him had zero effect on trump getting elected so

    What are you trying to say here

    OnTheLastCastleBlameless Cleric
  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    but yeah @spool32

    weight lifting has helped, but my one knee just aches constantly, especially in this winter weather

    Ladies.
    spool32
  • ChanusChanus Sugoi! ^_____^Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    Chanus wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    The Ender wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    i don't see that establishing he's a bigot proves he's not witty or funny

    I'm sure he's absolutely side splitting if you find homophobic jokes funny, which I suppose most people in his age cohort do.

    alright

    Well, if there were a politician or former SCOTUS member who was known for making 'sharp & whitty' anti-Semitic jokes, would you give that a pass?

    just for a second- do you realize how insulting it is to suggest that i'm only bothered by wrong acts that target groups to which i belong? maybe you actually think i'm a piece of shit, in which case i guess this is a legitimate, probing question. but if you don't, then take note of it next time you're in this situation.

    to answer your question, though- i wouldn't give virulent antisemitism a pass any more than i would virulent anti-black bigotry or homophobia. i'm not giving scalia 'a pass', in whatever litmus test context you're suggesting. whatever gross things he's said remain gross. what i'm taking issue with is what seems like the suggestion that holding bigoted views is the sum of a person. i don't believe there are beliefs that so fully inform someone's identify as to squeeze out any possible room for other traits or descriptors. maybe if someone holds reprehensible views you could say 'these are so bad that i don't care if he's funny, or charitable in his community' or whatever. and maybe scalia wasn't actually funny! like i said, a quick google didn't produce many chuckles from me. but i'm still comfortable with the idea that a truly horrible person can be clever or loyal or whatever.

    it is true a person can be a bigot and also otherwise useful

    there's a thoroughly awful dude at work who also consistently has the highest sales numbers

    scalia is just maybe not the easiest example for people to see this because his asshole views, often couched in shitty jokes, actually harmed thousands of people at once

    so like, yeah he really knew how to game the law to support his deeply stupid and regressive viewpoints but

    that's not admirable. he was an asshole

    i ain't defending anything about scalia's career as a jurist

    i know i'm just saying he's probably a difficult figure to be your example of just because he's an asshole doesn't mean he's not funny tack

    because i mean yeah your underlying argument is true

    but also he wasn't funny either outside of a few chuckle-worthy vocabulary words

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  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle let's keep it haimish for the peripatetic Registered User regular
    I'm saying be good friends so that people speak highly of you. Some comments here are lacking. This conversation is a poor one on a cold night, friends.

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.

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  • ChanusChanus Sugoi! ^_____^Registered User regular
    spool32 wrote: »
    The idea that Scalia acted based solely (edit: or even sometimes) on his personal bigotry is extremely hard to support without some base assumptions that certain legal and philosophical positions are wrong and known to be wrong by all.

    Basically, if you start with the assumption that he is obviously evil it's easy to conclude that he conducted himself as SCOTUS justice based on evil personal intent.

    the fact that he contradicted his own legal opinions dependent on whose side would win a case might support the theory he was just a partisan shitbird

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  • So It GoesSo It Goes We keep moving...Registered User regular
    Oh if you are saying her friendship with him affected her rulings I will fight you on that for sure

    spool32
  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    spool32 wrote: »
    The idea that Scalia acted based solely (edit: or even sometimes) on his personal bigotry is extremely hard to support without some base assumptions that certain legal and philosophical positions are wrong and known to be wrong by all.

    Basically, if you start with the assumption that he is obviously evil it's easy to conclude that he conducted himself as SCOTUS justice based on evil personal intent.

    most people make decisions based on their personal belief system

    SCOTUS is no exception here. It's hard not to look at his interpretation of the constitution as anything other than one based on his belief system. Though his is probably most aligned with the "man the constitution isn't meant for this kind of shit, this is a state issue" philosophy (which is what a true GOP should probably be like).

    The issue is, ultimately, that states are fucking terrible at denying good rights to others, and slow to adopt something that's being culturally pushed from around the world and most of the other states (looking at you red states) just because "culture" or "tradition" and this is why SCOTUS needs to get involved... and should probably not have someone be like "nah states should decide to fuck over their people, that's their right, it says so in the constitution, just elect better state people you fucktards" is a great philosophy in theory, but terrible in reality.

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