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    (Original post by Luke Kostanjsek)
    Is this a suggestion that I'm a right wing extremist and islamophobic? Well for starters, my political allegiance is pretty moderate right I'd say, I think the most right wing views I have are economic rather than social or international. I'm certainly no nationalist, and I'm certainly not islamophobic. I have issues with Islam, yes, just as much as I have with any other religions. I think all religions fundamentally cause suffering, it just happens that at this present time Islam is the biggest threat.

    I'd be interested to know how you made the assumptions I'm either far right, or islamophobic?

    Because you support the viewpoint of the nazis having equal democratic rights. Or don't you agree with Howard and the denial that is Phoebe?
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    ok fair enough I'm the brainwashed fanatic but at least I don't sympathise with nazis.
    Politically, neither do I since national socialism is the antithesis of everything I believe in. I do believe that these people have a right to a platform though. I'm less frightened of them than you are. I guess I have bigger balls.
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    (Original post by Luke Kostanjsek)
    If you could quote one racist comment that I've made, I'd be grateful. Anything at all that I've said, which suggests that I think less of people who aren't white european?
    I said racists etc.

    People who don't believe that people who do Nazi salutes are necessarily neo Nazis, I don't bother arguing with them, for example
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    Thomb, Multiculturalism, I strongly recommend you search logical fallacies, specifically ad hominem fallacies. As a casual word of advice, the moment you start the whole "you're a xxx" "stop being a xxx" malarky is the point you lose all credibility and show you have no argument, just prejudices.

    You say you won't waste your time debating with specific groups of people such as racists, but with that being said, some racists have legitimate views on other subjects. Don't dismiss an argument because you don't agree with one aspect of an individual's belief system.
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    Because you support the viewpoint of the nazis having equal democratic rights. Or don't you agree with Howard and the denial that is Phoebe?
    The thing with arguing about having equal democratic rights is that once you start tampering it's very easy to carry on. Plus it's very subjective.
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    Because you support the viewpoint of the nazis having equal democratic rights. Or don't you agree with Howard and the denial that is Phoebe?
    Um, I think everyone has equal rights until they commit a crime. What exactly do you mean by 'equal democratic rights'? Are you saying that they shouldn't have freedom of speech, shouldn't be allowed to vote? Cause if that was your side, then I'm afraid I'd have to disagree with you.

    Thinking someone has the right to voice their opinion, is not the same as agreeing with their opinion. I disagree with anti-semitism, nationalism, state control of the economy and an authoritarian police state, so I'm certainly no fascist-apologist. But saying that people with certain political views should lose fundamental rights is a very slippery slope and ironically, also a platform that you'd likely find yourself sharing only with the very same fascists you're condemning.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    Politically, neither do I since national socialism is the antithesis of everything I believe in. I do believe that these people have a right to a platform though. I'm less frightened of them than you are. I guess I have bigger balls.

    The Germans gave Hitler a platform and the rest is history. There are laws against what nazis believe in you know?
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    Because you support the viewpoint of the nazis having equal democratic rights. Or don't you agree with Howard and the denial that is Phoebe?
    I thought denial was a river in Egypt.
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    (Original post by Multiculturalism)
    I said racists etc.

    People who don't believe that people who do Nazi salutes are necessarily neo Nazis, I don't bother arguing with them, for example
    Please don't play stupid, it doesn't become you. You implicitly suggested that the reason you didn't respond to me was that I was a racist and so not worth arguing with. Your lack of ability to present an example of this rather rings of someone who has been called on their bluff, so to speak.

    I've not said anything to suggest that I support the nazi ideology, so that is a similarly hollow attempt. Keep trying You still haven't explained to me how Trump is a fascist yet either
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    (Original post by Vennec)
    Thomb, Multiculturalism, I strongly recommend you search logical fallacies, specifically ad hominem fallacies. As a casual word of advice, the moment you start the whole "you're a xxx" "stop being a xxx" malarky is the point you lose all credibility and show you have no argument, just prejudices.

    You say you won't waste your time debating with specific groups of people such as racists, but with that being said, some racists have legitimate views on other subjects. Don't dismiss an argument because you don't agree with one aspect of an individual's belief system.
    Yeah tell that to the people who marched and fought against racism on the streets of London. Sometimes it goes that far and disappearing up an ivory tower at that point is the best place for people with that sort of argument. W

    What is an ad hominem fallacy?
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    I'm struggling to understand why these people are far right for protesting against terrorism? Or are we worried Muslims' feelings are going to get hurt even though they apparently don't align themselves with the terrorists? I'm confused.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    I thought denial was a river in Egypt.
    Yeah the last place Moses was seen preaching christian fundamentalism.
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    The Germans gave Hitler a platform and the rest is history.
    So presumably your answer is the complete abolition of democracy and the establishment of a single party state. "The people must be protected from themselves" is your mantra. Ironic from someone who claims to be anti-fascist.
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    Yeah the last place Moses was seen preaching christian fundamentalism.
    Moses was Jewish.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    So presumably your answer is the complete abolition of democracy and the establishment of a single party state. "The people must be protected from themselves" is your mantra. Ironic from someone who claims to be anti-fascist.
    No I'd do away with politics and the law altogether.
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    (Original post by Phoebe Buffay)
    This is true of course. Although it's very difficult for a fascist to be taken seriously. It's why it is used as a slur on all people against these things.




    I'm not quite sure that doing a Nazi salute makes you a neo nazi. By definition, just look at the definition.

    As for anti-immigration chants? Well what is wrong with that?
    Just as nazi salutes doesn't make you a neo-Nazi, being Muslim or a refugee does not make you a terrorist.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    Moses was Jewish.
    Plenty of christians believe killing pagans is justifiable.
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    (Original post by XxSophie01xX)
    I'm struggling to understand why these people are far right for protesting against terrorism? Or are we worried Muslims' feelings are going to get hurt even though they apparently don't align themselves with the terrorists? I'm confused.
    Far Right is simply a catch all that some people call anybody that isn't out on the streets actively supporting third world immigration.

    You don't want another 1 million third world Muslims entering Europe this year? Then you are far right. You're a Nazi. That's their message.
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    (Original post by Frank Underwood)
    Just as nazi salutes doesn't make you a neo-Nazi, being Muslim or a refugee does not make you a terrorist.
    I agree. Why are you saying this it's obvious?
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    (Original post by Thomb)
    Plenty of christians believe killing pagans is justifiable.
    I don't know any. They can't feel very strongly about it. The front pages are not exactly awash with news of Christians butchering modern day Odinists.
 
 
 
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