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    (Original post by Mrs.Grey)
    This should be interesting :rolleyes:
    Might aswell get these off my chest too!

    1.) Americans who look down on immigrants...Wtf Murica sort your selves out. Land of illegal immigrants calling Mexican immigrants vermin and illegals.

    If you're a country that's based on illegal immigration,genocide, rape and slavery imo you're not allowed to dictate who comes in and who doesn't especially if your ancestors aren't descendants of native Americans.

    2.) Black nationalists/ Black far right who support EDL, BNP, KKK etc to bash muslims who are currently under the media fireline. Go back 10-20 years it was black people being harassed and abused by police, the media blaming gang violence on all blacks for their "violent" music and "gang" culture and degradation of women and sexist lyrics.
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    (Original post by BasicMistake)
    By definition that is an oxymoron.
    Correct, by definition they are mutually exclusive.

    However, the only political leaning that comes close to being "liberal" according to the definition is liberalism, which is not what modern liberals support.

    Liberals =/= libertarians.
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    no I'm really not. adult individuals aren't as pathetic as you're implying. if we live in a world where individuals break down through criticism or insults then we live in a world of children who can't handle reality or scrutiny. that's not our world either descriptively or prescriptively.
    What are you talking about? You're just contradicting yourself and anyway, I never said that adults were pathetic. Being bothered by hate speech and hate crimes does not make you pathetic.
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    (Original post by ivybridge)
    So you don't think we should protect people from abuse or hatred because #freespeech?

    ivybridge


    As you may have noticed, the vast majority of what is branded has "hate speech" these days is not actually hate speech by any stretch of the imagination. That is the very problem.

    1) If someone calls for genocide of a particular group then THAT is indeed hate speech.
    2) If someone compares islam to fascism then that is not hate speech.

    According to common sense anyway.
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    (Original post by ivybridge)
    What are you talking about? You're just contradicting yourself and anyway, I never said that adults were pathetic. Being bothered by hate speech and hate crimes does not make you pathetic.
    no, I'm saying that if you *require* hate speech laws to fight your critics as a particular demographic (be it religious or biological) then you are pathetic. hate speech laws that aim to socially engineer and harm individuals for having adverse views aren't necessary. if you have a society of free speech, then true will prevail against falsehoods, and tolerance will prevail over intolerance.
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    adults don't need protection from the words or concepts of other adults - we're not children, or babies. offence is for the weak - people need to have thick skin in this world. we're devolving into a society where people's backs break from having their feelings hurt. besides, the government's job should not be to teach us what and what not to say or think, through force.

    are you really implying, say, black people, require the protection of the almighty law of the state from them hearing the n word, or the chinese community requiring protection from the "ch" word? I think you undermine their integrity by these suggestions that they are weaklings in the face of adversity (if any such thing even really exists against them in western 2016 today - any news of one single racist incident, for instance, is met with massive outrage from everybody - rightly so - but that's different from government protection as if they are so weak that they are jeopardised by merely hearing certain words).

    if anything, hate speech laws have very racist connotations towards those they claim to help. if they can't live in society by the same rules as the others, then that implies they are weaker than that other group or the other groups, plural. I don't believe in that philosophy. I think people are strong and intelligent enough to survive without a government tending to their emotional boo-boos.
    I agree. People shouldn't stop people from saying something.
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    (Original post by Galaxie501)
    ivybridge


    As you may have noticed, the vast majority of what is branded has "hate speech" these days is not actually hate speech by any stretch of the imagination. That is the very problem.

    If someone calls for genocide of a particular group then THAT is indeed hate speech.

    If someone compares islam to fascism then that is not hate speech.
    exactly
    calling for violence (i.e. genocide) is coercive so it cannot be protected by the umbrella of freedom (which is based on universal individualist peace by definition), whereas simply criticising somebody's religion or ideology is just the same as criticising anybody else's opinions - but the government at the moment seem to think that this kind of criticism is racism simply because of a coincidental association between religions and races
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    (Original post by offhegoes)
    We don't pay enough tax.
    Now, this is definitely an unpopular opinion.
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    (Original post by undercxver)
    And someone would've made the same thread before you. Stop acting like some pioneer lmao.
    I am the pioneer what you going to do about it kid? Going to call your bum buddy Mr Royal?
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    theft = appropriating something which is owned by somebody else against their will

    if I come to own, say, a watch, or I create one myself - how is that theft?
    you have no clue about the word "theft" - you're throwing it around as if it has no meaning
    socialism is *literally* theft, or the product of theft, because it requires coercive appropriations from one (legitimate) owner to another (illegitimate)
    Theft legally is the dishonest appropriation of property belonging to another with the intention of permanently depriving the other of it.

    Besides, this is a thread for unpopular opinions.
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    The US has no right to get involved in other countries which want to go Communist. If a country wants to go Communist, it is their choice, not America's.

    They had absolutely no right to attempt to assassinate Fidel Castro or get involved in Vietnam!

    I'm not far left-wing, I just believe America sees themselves as the deciding body of how the world should be.
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    (Original post by Mrs.Grey)
    This should be interesting :rolleyes:
    Islam is not a religion of peace
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    (Original post by Mactotaur)
    Theft legally is the dishonest appropriation of property belonging to another with the intention of permanently depriving the other of it.

    Besides, this is a thread for unpopular opinions.
    oh boy, somebody went through their first year of law at uni, hm? I'm so sorry to hear that
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    no, I'm saying that if you *require* hate speech laws to fight your critics as a particular demographic (be it religious or biological) then you are pathetic. hate speech laws that aim to socially engineer and harm individuals for having adverse views aren't necessary. if you have a society of free speech, then true will prevail against falsehoods, and tolerance will prevail over intolerance.
    I don't think that is really why such laws exist.

    (Original post by Galaxie501)
    ivybridge


    As you may have noticed, the vast majority of what is branded has "hate speech" these days is not actually hate speech by any stretch of the imagination. That is the very problem.

    1) If someone calls for genocide of a particular group then THAT is indeed hate speech.
    2) If someone compares islam to fascism then that is not hate speech.

    According to common sense anyway.
    I don't think comparing Islam to Facism is hate speech - I also don't think you know what hate speech is.
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    (Original post by ivybridge)
    I don't think that is really why such laws exist.
    if not then it is an unintended consequence.
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