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SaucissonSecCy
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The latest talk is managing the web like China ffs. In addition, look at the UK establishments attempted overturning of Brexit(supported by remainers who apparently care more about remaining in an undemocratic body/being vindicated, than they do about being propagandised to within an inch of their lives, and seeing democracy subverted in their own country) There is something creepy going on with the public as well.

We are not living in a free world and the people who see us as always propgressing in this regard are extremely naive. We have been gettingprogressively less free, have no privacy, civil liberties destroyed and propaganda is relentless. Very depressing.
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I think it stems from a lack of social skills.

Many people don't listen to each other but just express their emotions and frustrations onto other people rather than actually debate facts.
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I don't think people knew what Brexit would look like, we were told it would be very different from today's reality, so I think it's only democratic to give us another vote.
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We are not living in a free world
We never were. All fool you for believing that voting once might change anything.

Freedom is not about forcing the will of 17 million people on the 49 million others. That is dictatorship.
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We never were. All fool you for believing that voting once might change anything.

Freedom is not about forcing the will of 17 million people on the 49 million others. That is dictatorship.
The majority of those who were of voting age and that actually voted though.
Freedom, it appears, is about taking a democratic vote and pretending it never happened.
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(Original post by SaucissonSecCy)
There is something creepy going on with the public as well, even mods on this site have shut down threads when I have raised somethign with evidence on here.
Can you blame them, really?

Your threads are just impenetrable rambles/rants.

Hell, even in this one you're trying to talk about, what, 10 different issues in the matter one 1 and a bit paragraphs?
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The majority of those who were of voting age and that actually voted though.
Freedom, it appears, is about taking a democratic vote and pretending it never happened.
Which is precisely why referendums on emotive issues are not that democratic especially when the result is so close. Can you imagine a referendum on abortion or gay rights? The thought is horrendous.

How will your life be better after Brexit, just out of curiosity?
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Which is precisely why referendums on emotive issues are not that democratic especially when the result is so close. Can you imagine a referendum on abortion or gay rights? The thought is horrendous.

How will your life be better after Brexit, just out of curiosity?
I can imagine a referendum on abortion because they had one in Ireland a few months ago.
My life will be better because the UK won't become part of the EU superstate with one centralised government, taxing system etc. because that is the ultimate aim for the EU.
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I can imagine a referendum on abortion because they had one in Ireland a few months ago.
My life will be better because the UK won't become part of the EU superstate with one centralised government, taxing system etc. because that is the ultimate aim for the EU.
Eh? So your life will be better because you won't be taxed by the EU? But you aren't taxed by the EU? And yes - some want an EU tax, but it isn't going to happen, mainly because more don't want that. So how will your life be better?
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You're the guy who was asking if there is an attempt skew the European elections in the favour of the EU on the basis that you can not find information about candidates. Given the wall to wall coverage of Brexit, it astounded me that someone could be unaware that Britain was not intending to participate in those elections.

There is not some large scale propaganda campaign going on. You are simply not very well informed regarding current affairs. Rather than rant, you'd be better off spending your time educating yourself about the world.

And sniggering and being dismissive towards really dumb ideas is not inherently fascist. I suggest you pick up a primer on political ideology then maybe you'd stop throwing around words when you clearly don't know what they mean.
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Eh? So your life will be better because you won't be taxed by the EU? But you aren't taxed by the EU? And yes - some want an EU tax, but it isn't going to happen, mainly because more don't want that. So how will your life be better?
I've answered, you just don't agree with that as one, not my problem mate.
And yes we do pay taxes but when there is, and there eventually will be if the EU carries on it's current path, a centralised tax system then our taxes will have to be increased to cover those less efficient countries.
It is the very idea that there could be an EU superstate that concerns me.
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