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    (Original post by Robby2312)
    Which film was that? Tbh Im not really familiar with him.I mean obviously I've heard of him but I dont think Ive ever watched any of his movies.Anyway he said hes voting for trump in that article so that pretty much tells you all you need to know about him.
    Judging someone after having read a sentence he said in a magazine... Watch Gran Torino. :rolleyes:
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    Clint Eastwood is a legend. He is right - men are huge pussies today. He must feel pretty torn, seeing how things have regressed from his youth.
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    (Original post by Robby2312)
    There's no set requirement to be a proper man or a woman.Its not like you have to pass a test to be a proper man or woman.Men who cry are still men and Ive never understood why men shouldnt cry.If you cry when you sad then you're a human.Thats what humans do and to pretend that men dont have emotions is stupid and is probably why the suicide rate is so high.
    Tears don't solve problems, feed your children and keep your family safe, actions do. That's what being a man is about.
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    As opposed to the good old days when everyone but White, Straight, Christian males had to be politically correct or risk harsh repurcussions which they were powerless to defend themselves from.

    Apparently the Hmong cast had a different opinion on Gran Torino:
    https://thebottomline.as.ucsb.edu/20...-scenes-racism
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    First step towards redemption. Get rid of career politicians who are only interested in raising their own profile, enriching themselves and getting themselves elected. Only allow people who have created genuine businesses to serve as senators, mp's etc.
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    “The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.” - Socrates.

    In other words: person from previous generation considers those of a newer generation weaker and inferior to their generation. Water is wet.
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    (Original post by Robby2312)
    Which film was that? Tbh Im not really familiar with him.I mean obviously I've heard of him but I dont think Ive ever watched any of his movies.Anyway he said hes voting for trump in that article so that pretty much tells you all you need to know about him.
    Does it? Are people that simple and easy to pigeonhole?

    Check out Gran Torino and come back to me.
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    (Original post by KingBradly)
    Does it? Are people that simple and easy to pigeonhole?

    Check out Gran Torino and come back to me.
    Ok maybe hes not a racist.Its just that old people do tend to be more racist than the younger generation.I can still judge him for voting for Trump though, the mans quite clearly an idiot and how hes even taken seriously as presidential candidate is beyond me.
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    Clint's 100% correct. In the current generation even saying things like "I find white guys hotter than black guys" is deemed racist, which is absolutely pathetic.
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    (Original post by nemomeimpunit1)
    First step towards redemption. Get rid of career politicians who are only interested in raising their own profile, enriching themselves and getting themselves elected. Only allow people who have created genuine businesses to serve as senators, mp's etc.
    What has running a business got to do with having a successful political career?
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    (Original post by Robby2312)
    Ok maybe hes not a racist.Its just that old people do tend to be more racist than the younger generation.I can still judge him for voting for Trump though, the mans quite clearly an idiot and how hes even taken seriously as presidential candidate is beyond me.
    The Gran Torino film isn't all that it is made to sound like, the Hmong cast certainly didn't think so.
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)

    Doesn't stop him being a complete jerk on politics, but then why go to actors for political advice?
    Is it because he is a pro-choice, pro-same sex marriage, anti-war advocate of gun control that you don't like him very much?
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    (Original post by Robby2312)
    Ok maybe hes not a racist.Its just that old people do tend to be more racist than the younger generation.I can still judge him for voting for Trump though, the mans quite clearly an idiot and how hes even taken seriously as presidential candidate is beyond me.
    Trump graduated from what is probably the most prestigious business school in the world (the Wharton School). He's not an idiot.
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    (Original post by Josb)
    Trump graduated from what is probably the most prestigious business school in the world (the Wharton School). He's not an idiot.

    There seems to be this fallacy that just because you're educated means you're intelligent.Thats wrong.Prince Charles went to cambridge and prince william went to saint Andrews.David Cameron went to oxford I wouldnt say any of those people seem to be particularly intelligent.In the same way I'd rate someone doing theoretical physics at say keele over someone doing history of art at oxford.Just because he graduated from a prestigous school doesnt mean hes clever.How wealthy are his parents?You sure that had nothing to do with him getting in.
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    (Original post by Robby2312)
    There seems to be this fallacy that just because you're educated means you're intelligent.Thats wrong.Prince Charles went to cambridge and prince william went to saint Andrews.David Cameron went to oxford I wouldnt say any of those people seem to be particularly intelligent.In the same way I'd rate someone doing theoretical physics at say keele over someone doing history of art at oxford.Just because he graduated from a prestigous school doesnt mean hes clever.How wealthy are his parents?You sure that had nothing to do with him getting in.
    I didn't say he was intelligent (although I think he is), I said he was not an idiot. That is different.
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    This thread would be better if the title lost the last word in it*
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    (Original post by Josb)
    I didn't say he was intelligent (although I think he is), I said he was not an idiot. That is different.

    Why do you think hes intelligent? Hes the worst kind of republican and even a lot of them didnt want him as the nominee.Hes also extremely orange.
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    (Original post by Robby2312)
    Why do you think hes intelligent? Hes the worst kind of republican and even a lot of them didnt want him as the nominee.Hes also extremely orange.
    He was saying that Trump was not an idiot, not that he is intelligent. I think that Trump knows his stuff when it comes to running a business, but that he is an idiot when it comes to politics. Either it's that or he talks like one to attract the more simple-minded voters.
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    People are too scared to say what they think because they're scared of offending people with their views and concerns. Trump isn't scared to say things that might offend a few people.
    So Trump is an ********* and this is somehow a good thing?
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    (Original post by Robby2312)
    Why do you think hes intelligent? Hes the worst kind of republican and even a lot of them didnt want him as the nominee.Hes also extremely orange.
    Trump knows what he is doing, playing the fool is his strategy (which has worked so far). It's not something new among the Republicans, many have played that game.
    John Stewart exposed it at Fox News: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/ahba3f...son-dumbs-down

    Anti intellectualism remains unfortunately strong in the USA.
 
 
 
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