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Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 3:23am
Replies: 161
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Posted By Tedronai
Do I think Scott set out to erase Egyptians from...

Do I think Scott set out to erase Egyptians from Egyptian history/mythology as part of some personal political agenda? No.
Do I think western media as a whole has a long tradition of erasing...
Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 2:45am
Replies: 194
Views: 4,824
Posted By Tedronai
depends whether or not the soda is caffeinated

depends whether or not the soda is caffeinated
Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 2:44am
Replies: 1,734
Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
More importantly, what mechanism would prevent it...

More importantly, what mechanism would prevent it from devolving within a few short years into pseudo-feudalism or whatever other brand of Do Not Want the guy/community/workers union with the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 2:38am
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
Exodus: Gods and Kings Original version...

Exodus: Gods and Kings
Original version (biblical/historical/mythological egypt): ethnic egyptians
Adaptation (directed by Ridley Scott): white-washed to all hell
Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 1:17am
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
Am I making it sound that way, or are you? ...

Am I making it sound that way, or are you?




There are plenty of poorly written white characters in modern fiction.
Why does minority status become a problem in the presence of bad writing as...
Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 12:52am
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
How much justification does an arab-analogue...

How much justification does an arab-analogue protagonist need in a setting that includes ewoks, neti, bith, and oh so many more?
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 8:44pm
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
Simple. Communication, be it through art or...

Simple. Communication, be it through art or otherwise, is not a unilateral action. There's a difference between honestly and sincerely interpreting a work in a way other than that which was...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 7:53am
Replies: 194
Views: 4,824
Posted By Tedronai
Which they then refuse to pay at all?

Which they then refuse to pay at all?
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 7:30am
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Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
The flaws of liberal economics and governance I...

The flaws of liberal economics and governance I think are sufficiently clear. What I'm still trying to get at is why you think anarcho-syndicalism would perform better, and in what ways (as a whole,...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 7:08am
Replies: 194
Views: 4,824
Posted By Tedronai
http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2014/02/06/325985...

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2014/02/06/3259851/private-probation-firms-leverage-jail-threats-profit-poor/
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 7:03am
Replies: 1,734
Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
And in the same sense that you claim: You...

And in the same sense that you claim:


You see no 'Achilles heel' of 'anarcho-syndicalism' that might render it vulnerable to corruption, terminal instability, or some other similarly undesirable...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 4:55am
Replies: 1,734
Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
see parentheses re: 'whatever you want to call...

see parentheses re: 'whatever you want to call him'
The point being that I find it useful to distinguish him from a hatemonger by more than mere 'team colors'
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 3:49am
Replies: 1,734
Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
So there's no use in distinguishing between a...

So there's no use in distinguishing between a hatemonger who advocates and condones violence from his supporters vs a liberal corporatist or even a social democrat (or democratic socialist or...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 12:45am
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
I will do no such thing. They deserve every bit...

I will do no such thing. They deserve every bit of whatever insult you chose to interpret.
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 12:25am
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
Death of the Author...

Death of the Author (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Death_of_the_Author) might be applied, here.
The creator of a work might not have intended to 'invest' a work with political meaning, but if...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 8 '16, 5:39am
Replies: 1,734
Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
Solo, why do you think that Liberalism is...

Solo, why do you think that Liberalism is particularly susceptible to those results?
What ideology would you suggest to be significantly less susceptible to those negative results (while achieving...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 8 '16, 1:46am
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
You're asking for the singular 'political...

You're asking for the singular 'political meaning' of a collection of thousands of pieces of art?
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 5 '16, 7:10am
Replies: 1,734
Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
I'm not sure that the damage he could cause in...

I'm not sure that the damage he could cause in the meantime would be worth any potential benefits that might eventually come of him 'cracking the system'.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Feb 4 '16, 6:22pm
Replies: 9,682
Views: 346,784
Posted By Tedronai
From the d20pfsrd: Physical Description:...

From the d20pfsrd:

Physical Description: Half-orcs average around 6 feet tall, with powerful builds and greenish or grayish skin

Physical Description: Powerfully built, orcs typically stand...
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 4 '16, 6:48am
Replies: 1,734
Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
'Ranked Ballots' are a thing that exist. And...

'Ranked Ballots' are a thing that exist. And would allow for verification and recounts.
Forum: Worldly Talk Feb 4 '16, 12:36am
Replies: 1,734
Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
For a certain value of 'you' that includes...

For a certain value of 'you' that includes thousands or millions (depending on the level of government) of others taking the same action(s) towards the same ends.

In an environment where you (the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 30 '16, 1:15am
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
And the most recent of those died in 1875.

And the most recent of those died in 1875.
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 30 '16, 1:11am
Replies: 1,734
Views: 41,597
Posted By Tedronai
Which should tell you a bit about who Clinton...

Which should tell you a bit about who Clinton might be loyal to, and who might have an interest in seeing her maintain/gain power
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 29 '16, 6:10pm
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
The Presidential candidate. Note that this...

The Presidential candidate.

Note that this also typically also applies to 'not Christian'. And to a lesser extent possibly even, 'not the right kind of Christian'.
...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 29 '16, 10:32am
Replies: 161
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tedronai
Has ANYONE in this thread actually mentioned that...

Has ANYONE in this thread actually mentioned that as a thing that we should be doing?
I've seen several posts, now, saying that we shouldn't be doing this. But I've yet to see a single post that...
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