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Dr Diamond last won the day on August 31 2014

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  1. Votes for women

    Once again you dont bother to debate any of my arguments and instead throw out the echo chamber/narrow world view/youre ignorant/i know better response. You could try and change my views but then you'd have to provide actual facts to back up your claims. The onus is not on me to go and find the evidence for your arguments. As someone who is from a working class family i am the first to have gone to uni. Everything i have acheived is from my own hardwork and being lucky enough to be born with atleast enough intelligence to get as far as i have. If anything being from a poor family has given me more of an advantage than my middle class friends who struggled with money because of their lower student loans while i had money thrown at me in the form of bursarys. All of my working class friends who have made something of themselves have done so by putting in the work and effort. All of the ones who are deadbeat losers havent moved forward as a direct result of their own shit life choices and they are unsurprisingly the ones who blame society and the rich for their situation. The defeatist attitude that your class and circumstances are fixed and you cant progress in life is pathetic. Im not ignorant of historic injustices which have had an impact on peoples lives. Nor am i ignorant of the fact that individuals exist who still discriminate, but they idea that we live in completely rigged society with no chance of moving up the ladder is patently absurd. Its not perfect, but you could atleast show a little gratitude for the fact that people in our society are the most free, safe, healthy and wealthy as they have ever been in all of human history. And before you say this is off the backs of everyone else, people are moving out of poverty and living longer at an unprecedented rate and things will undoubted improve over time. Incase you haven't noticed, humans are flawed creatures and social and world progress doesnt happen overnight, over months or years but decades. An what happens when we reach the utopia ? Who decides what the utopia comprises of ? Because we got plenty of evidence that state derived utopia is utterly pathological. And what happens when everyone has everything they need ? We all just sit around doing nothing because our wants and needs are taken care of ? We already know instant gratification is doing us harm. We are fed dopamine through video games, fleeting casual sexual encounters and a culture of "i want everything now at the touch of a button" Nobody practises delayed gratification nor is prepared to sacrifice their time to work hard at the things that give life true meaning. Over coming struggle is what gives us a sense of fulfilment and meaning. As cliche as it sounds the only way people are going to be content is by finding meaning within their lives and within themselves, not by some percieved perfect social structure. Inequaility will still exist no matter how hard you try to stamp it out.none of us are born equal. Ive no issue with trying to give everyone equal opportunities but the fact of the matter is you are never going to be able to make life fair, as it isnt fair. We are all throw into the world with no control of our health our height, facial structure, race, intelligence, sporting ability, creativity or any of 100 other factors that determine success in life. You dismiss my points as "thin air preconceptions" but based on your assertion that class is still a factor, i should be languishing at the bottom of the pile. Funny how ive not faced discrimination based on my class at any point during my life [emoji848] Inb4 "yeah youre ignorant/im not replying/whatever. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  2. Votes for women

    I dont really believe in unconscious bias. There is novelty aversion and being afraid of the outsiders/unknown entities which probably served us well in our evolutionary history but they arent the same. Moreover there isnt a shred of evidence that unconcious bias training designed to counter act it actually works. Wrg to the chartered accountants example, have you got a specific case or study that shows this in mind ? You might have had a point 20 years ago but i really dont think people are as backward as they may have been. Most people are hired based upon their competence. Any company that doesnt hire people from a working class background is missing out on a huge pool of talented and hard working people. And i dont see how you can pigeonhole someone into a particular class just from a CV. (Obviously being connected still helps in some regards but you can make your own connections, as i have done myself to get my current job). I also dont believe humans are meant for utopia. It cant exist as the meaning we find in our life is found in doing something difficult and worthwhile. To struggle is to be human and overcome is to be human. There will come a time when the only thing man craves will be difficulty. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  3. Votes for women

    I suppose i didnt explain myself so clearly but in general i think individual responsibility is more important than ever. I respect everyones right to protest about an issue but have little time for those who criticise and blame other people for the way the world is when they dont have their own act together. For example, If youre 18, you have no job and live with your parents, youre not making things better. If everyone went about their lives as if everything mattered i think we could solve a lot. Get a job. Do it well. Continually aim for something higher. Fix your relationships with your family and raise your kids with appropriate values. I believe this kind of attitude has a knock on effect and rids the world of some of the hatred, blame and resentment that is pulling down society. These are all more general points of course. Western society (for the most part) right now is as good to women as any culture has ever been. Its nothing short of a miracle given how things undoubtedly have been throughout history. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  4. Votes for women

    Im not battling with anyone. Im saying that individual actions have a lot of power to change things and if people took stock of how their own actions affected the world then we might have less need for such struggles. When you say we have a lot left to do, are you refering to womens rights or just im general. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  5. Votes for women

    The atrocities of the last 100 years in germany, russia, china etc were in part because of the failures of individual ordinary people within society, not just the tyrants in power. In russia, if people had stopped believing that the party was everything, then they may have resisted arrest en mass, and we may have had a very different out come. Instead they lied to themselves that arrests must have been warranted, and simply allowed themselves and others to be carted off to prison. How does this relate to womens sufferage ? It is the forthright action of individuals that can change everything. People who stand firm and speak the truth have the power yo change the world. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  6. Votes for women

    It should be added that change happens when individuals stop lying to themselves and dont take part in mass pathological thinking. A cursory glance of the last 100 years or so shows that people as a group dont act in this way. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  7. Overwatch Developer Update 26/1

    We are "monitoring toxicity". So you can now get banned even if no one reports you in the game. What the hell... Also,This dude is a major soy boy. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  8. Jordan Peterson

    This is 5m from a much more balanced 45m interview on 5 live. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  9. Jordan Peterson

    His idea is that Post modernism and marxism or what he called neomarxism, places emphasis that we are fighting in hierarchies of power and that you have people at the top and bottom who are oppressor and oppressed. His point with the lobsters, is that lobsters and humans both naturally orient themselves in heirachies and its in our biology, hierarchies exist for good reason and they are not a social construct. Humans are able regulate emotions with serotonin and lobsters also use serotonin to regulate their mood. Lobsters can tell what position they are in in the hierarchy. So can we. Hes basically saying the creation of hierarchies is deeply embedded within nature, so that when post modernists claim that hierarchies are a social construct, they are wrong. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  10. Jordan Peterson

    The interview was a joke and she got rightly trashed. Whats followed has been even worse. Peterson has quite the following. When she tried to strawman the fuck out of him, she was criticised harshly on Twitter by alot og his supporters. Channel4 then went with the victim card claimimg shes been targeted and has been subject to misogynist abuse, had to call in a security expert, blah blah no real evidence of threats and he even asked people not to threaten her, if that was what they wanted to do. Fastforward a few days, absolute trash articles about him appear in the guardian and the independent. Ive watched all of his biblical lectures and his personality lectures. He has really great content. The main critisism of him is that he misinterprets post modernism to make his points but i dont know enough to say whether this is true or not. Even if he is makimg generalisations about post modern thought and marxism etc, i think he is mostly correct when he says avoid ideology by accepting personal responsibility for your life. He routinely gets called a bigot, transphobe, racist, alt-right, right wing etc....none of this is true and thats why it doesn't stick. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  11. Jordan Peterson

    Which book. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  12. James Damore did nothing wrong

    Not every injustice in the world is a capitalist conspiracy Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  13. James Damore did nothing wrong

    A political philosophy or regime that puts race and nation (group identity) above the individual, led by an autocratic dictator with severe suppression of opposition. I think you could make the case that radical left wing employees of google/activists/protesters/whatever act in a facist-like manner, even if the definition does not fit entirely. They place the group identity above that of individuals and individual choices and do everything they can to prevent their opposition from speaking - storming free speech rallies to get them shut down, painting everyone to the right of them as Angry Party Poopers, trying to no-platform radical speakers, getting conservatives fired from work and going so far as to chastise anyone within their own ranks who thinks they have gone too far or criticises their tactics. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  14. James Damore did nothing wrong

    Sargon is funny occasionally but most of the time he is a fanny Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  15. James Damore did nothing wrong

    Yeah you see the thing is i do think for myself and i can see this moronic culture of oppression and victimhood is running deep throughout europe canada and the states. Its in the media, schools, universities, workplaces, its peddled by politicians and celebrities. The google example is particularly worrying when they have vast amounts of data and they control youtube etc. They already have been censoring things they deem to be against their world view and there are google employees considering censoring search results to hide any scientific literature that they consider to "perpetuate gender stereotypes". If you think this is just a generalisation then whatever, but this kind of thing is only going to get worse and we all will be poorer for it. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
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