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Leave's biggest asset: Anti-intellectualism Watch

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    (Original post by Maker)
    Easier to attack the people than the argument, a Leaver tactic.
    It is a tactic that both sides have used in equal measure, as you are demonstrating with such painful irony.

    But of course that is not what I have done here. What I have done is to point out that if an 'expert' in this issue benefits from large sums of money from the institution whose membership of we are asking him to comment on, and if this expert has made similar predictions in the past and got them wrong on a cataclysmic scale, then we may be wise to think twice before entrusting to him any large degree of influence over where we choose to cast our ballot on the day.
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    (Original post by ib_hopeful)
    Whenever an expert weighs in on Brexit, Leave dismiss everything they say as fear mongering. Cynicism is so easy. And cynics don't accomplish much.


    Anti-intellectualism is a dangerous road to go down. Ignorance is not a virtue. Of course we should listen to experts as long as they are impartial. When Leave express a disdain for facts, and are not held accountable for repeating falsehoods, and just making stuff up while actual experts are dismissed as elitist, then we’ve got a problem.


    The rejection of facts, the rejection of reason and science, that is the path to decline.

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    (Original post by ib_hopeful)
    Whenever an expert weighs in on Brexit, Leave dismiss everything they say as fear mongering. Cynicism is so easy. And cynics don't accomplish much.


    Anti-intellectualism is a dangerous road to go down. Ignorance is not a virtue. Of course we should listen to experts as long as they are impartial. When Leave express a disdain for facts, and are not held accountable for repeating falsehoods, and just making stuff up while actual experts are dismissed as elitist, then we’ve got a problem.


    The rejection of facts, the rejection of reason and science, that is the path to decline.

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    Opinion, opinions, opinions. What exactly is what you're implying to be stupid about Leavers? Like name a specific political belief that generally encourages people to vote as Leavers and then provide why it might be stupid.
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    (Original post by Maker)
    Easier to attack the people than the argument, a Leaver tactic.
    I guess you haven't bothered listening to any of the debates

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    (Original post by ib_hopeful)
    Whenever an expert weighs in on Brexit, Leave dismiss everything they say as fear mongering. Cynicism is so easy. And cynics don't accomplish much.


    Anti-intellectualism is a dangerous road to go down. Ignorance is not a virtue. Of course we should listen to experts as long as they are impartial. When Leave express a disdain for facts, and are not held accountable for repeating falsehoods, and just making stuff up while actual experts are dismissed as elitist, then we’ve got a problem.


    The rejection of facts, the rejection of reason and science, that is the path to decline.

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    This post is typical of the Remain campaign and of a lot of remain voters and remainers who post on social media. You sound like a pompous w****r and stuff like this is Leave's biggest asset. It turns people right off. You can't seem to comprehend that somebody might have a different perspective to you without being an uneducated mong. But the irony is that's how you and the remain campaigners in general come off. As a Remainer myself it pains me to say it because you lot have turned what should have been an easy referendum into a close-run thing. It's embarrassing.
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    (Original post by KimKallstrom)
    This post is typical of the Remain campaign and of a lot of remain voters and remainers who post on social media. You sound like a pompous w****r and stuff like this is Leave's biggest asset. It turns people right off. You can't seem to comprehend that somebody might have a different perspective to you without being an uneducated mong. But the irony is that's how you and the remain campaigners in general come off. As a Remainer myself it pains me to say it because you lot have turned what should have been an easy referendum into a close-run thing. It's embarrassing.
    Pot kettle black Kim.
    You seem to struggle accepting that people can have a different opinion to you, especially a more left wing one.

    You regularly accuse anyone who holds left of centre beliefs of being a complete dumb dumb at best and a full on anti Semite/ terrorist sympathiser at worse.

    Given that you struggle to accept that other hers can reasonably hold other opinions to you, you're hardly one to act all pompous and pretend you're this guy who always plays the ball not the man.
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    Mr Corbyn said, " The EU takes away from national parliaments the power to set economic policy and hands it over to an unelected set of bankers who will impose the economic policies of price stability, deflation and high unemployment throughout the European Community".

    He voted against the Lisbon Treaty in 2008, and in one article on his website, said the EU had "always suffered a serious democratic deficit".


    Look at what Cameron said:




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    (Original post by Bornblue)
    Pot kettle black Kim.
    You seem to struggle accepting that people can have a different opinion to you, especially a more left wing one.

    How can you possibly believe that Remain os left wing, when its funded by Goldman Sachs, and supported by George Soros? THE two LARGEST capitalists in the entire world?


    You couldnt get more right wing.
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    (Original post by Rover73)
    How can you possibly believe that Remain os left wing, when its funded by Goldman Sachs, and supported by George Soros? THE two LARGEST capitalists in the entire world?


    You couldnt get more right wing.
    Whereas Murdoch, Johnson, Pritti Patel and Gove support Leave...

    I don't think remain is left wing but leav is even less so.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    I guess you haven't bothered listening to any of the debates

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    Again attacking the person, they can't help it, its the only thing they have.
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    (Original post by Maker)
    Again attacking the person, they can't help it, its the only thing they have.
    Translation: "no, I haven't"

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