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  1. damn this place died. not surprised tho

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      the mafia section is bigger than ever, speaking of which, you should play. 

       

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  2. I didn't over simplify anything. You said Donald Trump was an "ok pick" because he wouldn't be allowed to do anything crazy and could possibly help the economy. Yes, America needs some economic help but not at the sacrifice of alliances with other nations and public distrust with the government as well as an effective waste of a spot in terms of other key issues. I don't need to spend the next 8 years hearing about this wall in Mexico or increased deportation talk that will realistically never happen. I'd rather put someone in who can actually bring key issues to the forefront and actually do something that matters. You acknowledge that Donald Trump is relatively crazy, so you know this at least at some extent but also underplay the amount of damage having an actually racist president will do to the US.   That's why I'm snarky, because your thought made no sense and is actually completely damaging and ignorant.     See, it's kind of hard for me to believe you didn't over-simplify anything if you later felt you had to expand on it(this post).   You can substitute that entire post for what I said earlier and you'll get the same meaning.   Meaning? Yes, but I'd never know why or how you came to that conclusion. Only your worthless, base feelings that contribute nothing to the discussion. Posting nothing would've been more productive.   Of course, it's starting to look as that's the proper course of action for me and this conversation if I ever want to squeeze out a productive discussion out of this thread.
  3. I didn't over simplify anything. You said Donald Trump was an "ok pick" because he wouldn't be allowed to do anything crazy and could possibly help the economy. Yes, America needs some economic help but not at the sacrifice of alliances with other nations and public distrust with the government as well as an effective waste of a spot in terms of other key issues. I don't need to spend the next 8 years hearing about this wall in Mexico or increased deportation talk that will realistically never happen. I'd rather put someone in who can actually bring key issues to the forefront and actually do something that matters. You acknowledge that Donald Trump is relatively crazy, so you know this at least at some extent but also underplay the amount of damage having an actually racist president will do to the US.   That's why I'm snarky, because your thought made no sense and is actually completely damaging and ignorant.     See, it's kind of hard for me to believe you didn't over-simplify anything if you later felt you had to expand on it(this post).
  4.   Except my argument was "He won't be allowed to do anything crazy, and would also at least do some good regarding the economy."   Look, as I said I don't like Trump so I'm not going to adamantly defend the "okay pick" label. But if people want to disagree to an extended point, it's counter-productive to just declare "I disagree."   Even if it's in an edgy, abrasive manner.   But, I recognize now that I'm simply preaching political debate etiquette to the wrong crowd if we think /pol/ shitposting is an acceptable standard.
  5. I actually explained that in the post, which is why it was a stupid response.
  6. I think I now remember why the debate forum died.
  7. I don't think a political thread is the place for image replies and snarky over-simplifications of points you disagree with. If you disagree then tell me why and don't be a snark-flavored pussy.
  8. I don't agree with Sanders on a lot of issues, but at least he isn't full of shit. I've only ever heard him say things I disagree with, as opposed to absolutely stupid and incorrect shit like Trump and Hillary. Don't really dislike any of the republicans, (Except Ben Carson but he's not a realistic pick) but can't really see them doing anything meaningful. Trump, don't really like either, but I can see being an okay pick since the media and law won't realistically let him do anything reckless, and lobbyists/economists would be able to work well with him. I'm not sure there's a single big news outlet that is consistently positive about him.   @Religious Talk: I do believe I recall Rubio making it a point that while religion is important to him, he won't make decisions based on it since this is a country for everyone. Take that as you will but I thought it was pretty bold to say that when typically conservatives really reach hard for the evangelical vote.
  9.   this is the internet and most things are slanted in an atheist viewpoint. you have yet to say anything relevant, and given that the politicians spouting useless rhetoric about prayer are the only ones in a position to effectively do anything about the shit they are praying for, i'd say they deserve to be hung out to dry until that change happens. you are nitpicking at the difference in terminology, but the issue isn't the difference between "prayer" and "sympathy", it's that neither prayer nor sympathy does a damn thing to fix this mess. no one gives a fuck about a politician's condolences, because none of us kid ourselves into thinking they actually care. if people have the power to stop an atrocity from happening, but stand by and do nothing while saying "oh im so sorry i will pray for you," public opinion can and should rip them a new asshole. you are acting like this is an isolated incident - most of these shitheads were policy makers when sandy hook happened. it's pretty obvious at this point that yes, condolences are being substituted for policy   If it's truly outrage about condolences over policy then I apologize, it still seems like typical atheist circlejerking(especially with comments like Tygo's) a bit to me but I suppose as much as I tried to avoid it my bias could still have been a factor.     Well, I was pointing out how the issue appeared to be made into them giving condolences/prayers rather than them not doing anything. (Considering similar sentiments that just didn't use the word "prayer" weren't attacked) Unless them giving their condolences wasn't a good thing somehow, then I don't see why the focus wasn't on what should've been done instead of how dirty a word "prayer" is.   But it seems like I failed to avoid sidetracking this thread completely, so unless I think I can contribute meaningful discussion I doubt I'll keep posting.
  10.   I didn't respond to his entire final point because it was irrelevent to my own, criticizing religion or prayer is fine. I didn't disagree with it at all. Choosing to criticize it at times like these are my issue and I clarified that.   I did want to respond to his assertation that they were substituting policy with prayer despite zero evidence, but it'd just me being snarky about that since I assume it's impossible for him to prove what goes on behind congress brains, and it is actually a valid concern, plus I want to keep things respectful and neutral to avoid derailing too much from the main topic.   All I'll say is that yea, policy > prayer, and if that's indeed what they're doing then fuck 'em. But for all intents and purposes "prayer" is just a synonym for "condolences" and similar sentiments given by other government officials. The only main difference I see is that they are "christian condolences" and thus feel people are trying to justify criticism of them any way they can. (In this case, assuming all they're doing is praying. Considering the attacks on religion from left field, completely unrelated to their comments I believe this to be accurate.)   In the end, if you feel they aren't doing enough then whining about what they are doing isn't going to help and is just hurtful.
  11.   Bringing up disagreement to an unrelated matter is often viewed synonymously or otherwise related to said unrelated matter. No matter how much the two sides actually differ. The mindsets are not similar, but that isn't what is being compared. It's the fact both Atheists and Religious fanatics inject themselves and push their agenda into topics they weren't invited nor belong. No one's doing an in-depth analysis of why each side is doing which, they're both just "Those assholes who talk about shit we don't care about."     None at all, except when the discussion has nothing to do with said religion and just becomes about lambasting the other individuals involved in said discussion. At very best lambasting people for expressing that they would be praying for victims is petty, since if they are in fact just injecting their religion for the sake of itself, that's wrong too. But you'll never really know that and at worst you're just getting pissy because they are, in fact, praying for the victims and letting likeminded family and friends of those victims feel more unity than they would from the word "condolences."   Regardless, it's clear this thread stopped being about the victims long ago so I don't really care to explain why you all are being petty, disrespectful jackasses.
  12. Religion: A cult that teaches others that their belief in a higher power is more important than anything, including their own life and the lives of others.   >Athiesm isn't fixing this.   Oh ok   A quick google search of "most athiest countries" happens to pull up a list of countries with virtually no crazy people going on killing sprees. What a coincidence!     My quick google search of the #1 atheist country (Czech republic) shows there was a mass shooting earlier this year, though.   I will say it's hilarious how triggered people get by the word "prayer" in this thread. Honestly, getting after people for how they try to express emmpathy? You're only trying to inject your disapproval of their religion into the conversation, rather than an actual disapproval of their personal actions.   This is why Atheists are considered no different than religious fanatics.
  13.   Contrasting gun violence vs violent crime would be more effective, though it's essentially already been done and honestly not hard or lengthy enough of a process to really justify federal spending.   The main advancement that could be made is confirming/disregarding cultural effects, which would be super helpful but I don't see how it could be done satisfactorly.
  14.   While gun ownership is mandatory in Switzerland, so is Gun Training. This is extremely important as an actual healthy gun culture leads to actually healthy gun legality. Also countries with gun control aren't really much better on average. This is a myth often perpetuated by the reasoning "firearm related crime is lower" but that's it, other forms of violent crimes never cease to compensate for the drop in firearm related crime because people are just gonna find the next best thing to commit the crime with (as well as protect themselves) But the UK is a shining example of Gun Control doing fuck-all for crime prevention.   I don't have a stake in the gun legality for america, due to the location and environment of America especially, I don't think banning would help or even be as easy as other routes.
  15.   Lot of pre-johns about custom characters causing upsets, no real upsets caused and ZeRo does better here than he did at CEO, not dropping a single game. Some dumb shit with capt.awesum's villager, but it didn't get farther than top 32. Overall it was mostly default chars using slight boosts to let them deal with certain mus/top tiers.