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    Quote Originally Posted by Conley View Post
    I always loved Fitzy more than Hemingway, but you've got to be young and a dreamer to really let it take hold of you...
    The romantic versus the realist. You're right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by texmaster View Post
    You must be joking. I'll put Van Halen, Dire Straits, Poison against the Doors or the Eagles any day of the week
    I'll trade your Poison for some GnR but I guess that's pushing close to 90s territory...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    Very happy to go if other moderators agree with your request.

    There are plenty of other windmills to engage me.
    Why not just let the troll go and awryly stay and participate in and contribute to meaningful discussion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Alrighty, Awryly, but I don't vote, I'm an anarchocapitalist, so your abstractions and lumping fall flat on their flawed faces.
    Then you will never solve anything, will you?
    Come sit down beside me I said to myself
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    Anon. Very anon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    Then you will never solve anything, will you?
    Non sequitar nonsense.

    Anarchocapitalism means governance without government. The solution is to take power away from government and return it back to society.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Non sequitar nonsense.

    Anarchocapitalism means governance without government. The solution is to take power away from government and return it back to society.
    "Society" meaning what?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    "Society" meaning what?
    You don't know what society is? It's what emerges from the interactions of individuals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    You don't know what society is? It's what emerges from the interactions of individuals.
    Like Jamie Diamond and Dicky Fuld?
    Come sit down beside me I said to myself
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    Anon. Very anon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    ... and half of them don't.



    American conservatives live on another planet entirely their own.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    So you see I don't hate America or Americans per se.

    But, at a political level (I'm not talking about all individual Americans), it's very hard to have much respect for you. Most of you are actually liberals; but you have designed a system (and liberals are complicit in this) that has ensured the American people are losers to vested interests.

    There's not much to like about that.
    Awryly, you're anti-Americanism is utterly unserious.
    Whoever criticizes capitalism, while approving immigration, whose working class is its first victim, had better shut up. Whoever criticizes immigration, while remaining silent about capitalism, should do the same.


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