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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    While I hold a good mixture of both so-called right-wing and left-wing views, I do see what you mean. What I always noticed in my school was that you become the butt of constant ridicule and sarcasm, even among the people who claim to understand why you hold a certain view because, somehow, your views are always first in line for a cheap joke. And this is always, not just a few times.

    To be honest, a lot of people my age hold views just because they think they're fashionable and outrageous.
    I was derided by my own English teacher for writing an essay on 'a nation of immigrants'; where I wrote how a nation is an extention of a group of people and involves one ethnicity and a set of cultural institutions, etc. She had an emotional reaction to shake her head and shout NO YOU'RE WRONG.

    Her husband also worked at the college as my sociology tutor. When a girl in my class said to me 'you're a feminist, right, Mister?' I shot back with autistic fury 'I am NOT a feminist! Equality is a myth!' And at that point, the tutor stops and stares at me, then spoke softly after a moment contemplating what a student of his just said... 'Mister... You don't believe in gender equality?' Everyone was staring at this point.

    The staff of this college started off being nice to me until I made my conservatism known. The support woman person who regularly sat in the Chillout Hall (which had tea and biscuits + pool tables) spoke to me a few times in there until one day I touched on feminism and my desires to remove universal voting rights. She became visibly angry and said 'did I ask men to stop me from harming myself on the frontline???' And other gibberish.


    A male feminist, whom i was sat next to for six weeks prior to this event, called me a male chauvanist, then moved to the opposite side of the room.

    Next time Left-Liberals try to claim they are tolerant, you should ask them if you can still depend on their friendship as a Nazi. They are the worst bigots because it's an unspoken agenda. Any questioning and they do their best to ignore you.
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    (Original post by Mister Morality)
    I was derided by my own English teacher for writing an essay on 'a nation of immigrants'; where I wrote how a nation is an extention of a group of people and involves one ethnicity and a set of cultural institutions, etc. She had an emotional reaction to shake her head and shout NO YOU'RE WRONG.

    Her husband also worked at the college as my sociology tutor. When a girl in my class said to me 'you're a feminist, right, Mister?' I shot back with autistic fury 'I am NOT a feminist! Equality is a myth!' And at that point, the tutor stops and stares at me, then spoke softly after a moment contemplating what a student of his just said... 'Mister... You don't believe in gender equality?' Everyone was staring at this point.

    The staff of this college started off being nice to me until I made my conservatism known. The support woman person who regularly sat in the Chillout Hall (which had tea and biscuits + pool tables) spoke to me a few times in there until one day I touched on feminism and my desires to remove universal voting rights. She became visibly angry and said 'did I ask men to stop me from harming myself on the frontline???' And other gibberish.


    A male feminist, whom i was sat next to for six weeks prior to this event, called me a male chauvanist, then moved to the opposite side of the room.

    Next time Left-Liberals try to claim they are tolerant, you should ask them if you can still depend on their friendship as a Nazi. They are the worst bigots because it's an unspoken agenda. Any questioning and they do their best to ignore you.
    While I disagree with you on the issues you've mentioned, I don't think your college's reaction was an appropriate one. I should point out, however, that I don't really see anything wrong with the incident with the male feminist because, while he has no right to curtail your freedom of speech, he does have a right to disassociate from you if he finds it difficult to sit next to somebody who disagrees with him. Immature, yes, but a right nonetheless.
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    (Original post by Gears265)
    I have on a number of occasions voiced my support for UKIP- specifically on the basis of leaving the EU and controlling immigration; at university- even in front of lefties. The funny thing is, I only ever found the White English questioned it. 99% of my friends at university are immigrants. Quite a lot even supported me on it. It is strange. To these lefties I am probably a racist yet I socialise majority of the time with people of Eastern European, Arab, Asian and African origin, strange how the world works lol.
    Haha yes, I have many friends from immigrant backgrounds as well who couldn't care less. I did have an issue however with one Muslim student who was best friends with the left-wing white, middle class, pretentious, champagne socialist students, and thought that the fact she wore a headscarf entitled her to make racist comments towards white people, and then have the cheek to call me racist for suggesting that immigration needs to have a limit! It was also annoying as the aforementioned white students used to use her as a weapon and would say 'you can't say immigration should be limited (insert her name) is an immigrant and that's offensive !!)

    Btw, I know not all Muslims are like this, it was very much just an issue with this particular individual.
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    (Original post by lachachacha)
    Haha yes, I have many friends from immigrant backgrounds as well who couldn't care less. I did have an issue however with one Muslim student who was best friends with the left-wing white, middle class, pretentious, champagne socialist students, and thought that the fact she wore a headscarf entitled her to make racist comments towards white people, and then have the cheek to call me racist for suggesting that immigration needs to have a limit! It was also annoying as the aforementioned white students used to use her as a weapon and would say 'you can't say immigration should be limited (insert her name) is an immigrant and that's offensive !!)

    Btw, I know not all Muslims are like this, it was very much just an issue with this particular individual.
    What's worse is I am white English too lol but God I couldn't spend a second of my time with the lefty ones, I'd happily trade them as well as any Union members in this country for a migrant willing to work a hell of a lot more and not moan and groan and strike every god damn day. Since these lefties serve no political, economic or social purpose for me I swap them in a heartbeat but remember I am still a 'racist' apparently :/
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    (Original post by Gears265)
    What's worse is I am white English too lol but God I couldn't spend a second of my time with the lefty ones, I'd happily trade them as well as any Union members in this country for a migrant willing to work a hell of a lot more and not moan and groan and strike every god damn day. Since these lefties serve no political, economic or social purpose for me I swap them in a heartbeat but remember I am still a 'racist' apparently :/
    we could swap the lefties for refugees! It seems that among student circles unless you're a raging corbyn-worshipping, europhillic feminazi you're a racist/facist/woman hater (which is ironic seeing as I'm female myself:/ )

    it's good to know there are other similar minded people experiencing the same thing
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    The far left in this country are worse than the far right.

    The majority of the EDL/Britain First bunch tend to stick to their local pub only to venture out every few months to Luton town centre.

    The far left have polluted almost every aspect of society and are actively encouraged to do so, they actively poison the minds of the youth because being left wing is hip and trendy, trying to make an honest living makes you a "wage slave" and a "conformist"

    Having concerns over open borders makes you "Closed minded and racist"

    Disputing rape culture or the patriarchy makes you "A CIS-gendered chauvinist pig"

    You debate with someone from the far-right, they will probably call you a few rude words and at worst punch you, they are not a threat to our society.

    The far-left however are pro-actively censoring thought and speech and are in many ways making tensions worse rather than helping.

    It needs to stop.
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    I am a meninist but left wing in some ways
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    Ah yes, we've all experienced this. I was called transphobic for expressing the view that a trans person should inform a sexual partner that she's not the real thing (informed consent). I was also once called for a facist for not supporting the idea of citizens income.

    In simple terms its because education teaches them to form an opinion, it does not teach them to have an open mind and because of this some people like their views being validated rather than challenged.
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    (Original post by Gears265)
    I couldn't help but voice my right wing ideals when in conversation regarding politics at university. I could only play the pretend game for so long. I'd rather have no social life than mix with communists.
    I've got a plan to get through. It involves a lot of weed.
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    (Original post by lachachacha)
    I'm starting to get annoyed about the fact that every time I express my views among my peers, I get such hostile reactions from the left.
    So, your massive hasty generalisation expressed in the title of your thread is based upon your own personal anecdotes?

    Unless you can provide evidence of widespread hostility to right-wing students from left-wing students, I reject the premise of your question.

    In my school, almost all of my close friends who are actually interested in politics are to the right of the current Conservative government, and the things I hear them say about left-wing students in my school are very hostile. By contrast, the left-wing students (of whom there are many), are more bemused by these friends than hostile.
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    (Original post by viddy9)
    So, your massive hasty generalisation expressed in the title of your thread is based upon your own personal anecdotes?

    Unless you can provide evidence of widespread hostility to right-wing students from left-wing students, I reject the premise of your question.

    In my school, almost all of my close friends who are actually interested in politics are to the right of the current Conservative government, and the things I hear them say about left-wing students in my school are very hostile. By contrast, the left-wing students (of whom there are many), are more bemused by these friends than hostile.
    Well it seems your experience is the excepetion. And nope, clearly my anecdotes are not unique.
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    (Original post by lachachacha)
    we could swap the lefties for refugees! It seems that among student circles unless you're a raging corbyn-worshipping, europhillic feminazi you're a racist/facist/woman hater (which is ironic seeing as I'm female myself:/ )

    it's good to know there are other similar minded people experiencing the same thing
    I've experienced both far-right and far-left holding supremacy in grounds of education. Your suggestion of deporting all left-wing students just confirms to me you cannot find any common ground with anyone and there for you want to preserve some bastion of a university foothold for your ideology.

    I am a corbyn supporter but I'm anti-eu in some respects and i cannot stand feminists just as I can't stand chauvinism to some degree.

    I think you should put yourself in the perspective of the majority of young students for a moment. Most of them are born from underclass, working class and lower middle class parents. They are poor and don't have a lot of opportunity. The demographics of these students include immigrants, disabled people and people of Islamic faith.

    Now for the past 7 years the young students have had it extremely hard. For the last 5 years they've watched the Tories punish and hound them along with disabled people, the unemployed and single parents with lots of children. They will rebel and have rebelled.

    What you have here is a class of people who may have never became class conscious if not for the Tories austerity campaign.

    You need to understand that these people identify with the strong single parent who is most likely a mother. This gives them a cause to celebrate Feminism. As they united with Immigrants and disabled people they realized that they have no nationality or part in the capitalist system due to their poverty so they value human life more than money which other people worship on a regular basis. They learned that the whole sham of the Afganistan and Iraq war was a attempt to place blame on Muslims just so the West can get oil and there for they see Muslims as victims of Capitalist imperialism.

    The reason why they are aggressive to outsiders who attempt to divide their unity is because they understand that your words are poison to their very survival.

    No offence but I have similar views to immigration as you but if you went into my house and said we are going to deport your mother & brother I would rebel against you. This is exactly how these left-wing people feel against you when you suggest anything about immigration.

    But anyway if you can't handle the heat and drama then you shouldn't be in politics because there is always heat and drama here. Just right now I have 1 of my posts flags because someone reported me for a minor infringement.
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    (Original post by lachachacha)
    we could swap the lefties for refugees! It seems that among student circles unless you're a raging corbyn-worshipping, europhillic feminazi you're a racist/facist/woman hater (which is ironic seeing as I'm female myself:/ )

    it's good to know there are other similar minded people experiencing the same thing
    Ah yes, I too am apparently a sexist pig even though I think the greatest leader ever was Thatcher. Lefties think by me not supporting quotas in society I am sexist. In actual fact if more women perform better than men for a set of work positions, hire more women I say! I really look forward to the day these stupid stereotypes of the right surpass. I have also been called rich scum all too often (when I state my support for student fees) when I am actually from a working class background, the left have no clue.
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    (Original post by jape)
    I've got a plan to get through. It involves a lot of weed.
    You mid interpret my point my friend, it is when we are intoxicated or off our heads that these political conversations come to life, well that is certainly what happens when I'm at uni.
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    I disagree completely. From my experience right wing students are far more expressive and violent with their points than the left, but also it comes down the people themselves. You can't judge a majority on the minority you have witnessed yourself.
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    While I disagree with you on the issues you've mentioned, I don't think your college's reaction was an appropriate one. I should point out, however, that I don't really see anything wrong with the incident with the male feminist because, while he has no right to curtail your freedom of speech, he does have a right to disassociate from you if he finds it difficult to sit next to somebody who disagrees with him. Immature, yes, but a right nonetheless.
    Of course he had the right to do so. What I'm pointing out is all of these people believe in showing tolerance to those they may dislike, but in practice they distance themselves from those people who burst theur hugbox of ideas, even only on a theoretical level. I actually show great tolerance: I was friendly and talked with everyone in my class who I thought had questionable lifestyles or attitudes; communists, anarchists, single mothers and tumblrettes with hipster hair and SJW opinions of identity. I enjoyed the debates and open dialogue I was able to have.

    Roger Scruton said: liberals cannot be tolerant of anything because they do not oppose anything- they believe in cultural relativism where all lifestyles are equal and tgetthey cannot pass judgement. I can.
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    (Original post by viddy9)
    So, your massive hasty generalisation expressed in the title of your thread is based upon your own personal anecdotes?

    Unless you can provide evidence of widespread hostility to right-wing students from left-wing students, I reject the premise of your question.

    In my school, almost all of my close friends who are actually interested in politics are to the right of the current Conservative government, and the things I hear them say about left-wing students in my school are very hostile. By contrast, the left-wing students (of whom there are many), are more bemused by these friends than hostile.


    Seek out and ye shall find, Viddy. My college is pretty left wing, which is odd being in such a rural part of the country. We're probably one of the least diverse places, and one of the first towns to elect a UKIP councillor, but the colleges are churning out social justice warriors that thankfully can't vote yet- but when they can, I can see only fire ahead.

    Also check out this book, which documents the issues America (and the UK) are facing within universities and wider culture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0x6m4WVX3kk / http://www.amazon.co.uk/372/dp/03120...ion+of+victims
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    Because they're bigots, and, being students, inherently violent and trouble-making.
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    (Original post by The_Mighty_Bush)
    I wouldn't recommended being an outspoken right-winger at university unless you want to have your social life and academic prospects damaged.
    I have no social life anyway so won't make much difference to me.
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    (Original post by The_Mighty_Bush)
    I wouldn't recommended being an outspoken right-winger at university unless you want to have your social life and academic prospects damaged.
    This could potentially be why right-wingers prefer to come to anonymous forums to vent. They are given no forum in the real world to discuss ideas without the hate-mob descending. Even so, when they're sloppy, the lefties won't mind doxxing you. "They" have no scruples.

    >inb4 who are THEY

    Well, I say to hell with that. I'm too much of a sperg to hide my power level in public any further. I want to spread ideas which seem unpopular to the intelligentsia because it's anti-Marxist. As long as people at least get the other side of the debate, they can weigh it up themselves- simply watching the news and going to school won't give you that. It's time to stand up for your country and beliefs. Don't be intimidated.
 
 
 
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