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    Quote Originally Posted by Kabuki Joe View Post
    ...so because you don't agree with something it didn't happen?...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    I didn't bring god into it, that was actually you with your command theory of ethics.



    Which, those that arise naturally out of man's interaction with others, his social institutions and traditions--natural law, or posited law, what man thinks he can design and engineer?



    Politics is not about what is but what should be.

    ...I don't believe in god so why would I use him in a discussion on morals?...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kabuki Joe View Post
    ...I don't believe in god so why would I use him in a discussion on morals?...


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    Good question. Why did you introduce command theory ethics?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    Feel free to make your case.

    OK, so does history repeat itself?

    Yes it does.

    OK, so if history repeats itself then can we argue that the same cause lead to the fall of Rome and Greece?

    Yes we can.

    OK, so is Rome the only great society that repeated history OR can we say that all great societies repeated the same cultural evolution that all other great societies (before and after) went through?

    We are going through the same evolution as rome and greece, nuff said.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Good question. Why did you introduce command theory ethics?

    ...show me where you think I did that...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kabuki Joe View Post
    OK, so does history repeat itself?

    Yes it does.

    OK, so if history repeats itself then can we argue that the same cause lead to the fall of Rome and Greece?

    Yes we can.

    OK, so is Rome the only great society that repeated history OR can we say that all great societies repeated the same cultural evolution that all other great societies (before and after) went through?

    We are going through the same evolution as rome and greece, nuff said.


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    nuff said? You've said nothing. Make a case...or not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kabuki Joe View Post
    ...show me where you think I did that...


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    ...BS...there are very few people that have the resolve to make the right choice every time...very few...and then we need to argue "what is the right choice?"...you need someone standing behind people, sometimes close, sometimes far, to keep them honest when they need it...
    That's command theory ethics. So you've replaced god with state, same thing. Problem is, who are the moral "angels" "standing behind people, sometimes close, sometimes far, to keep them honest when they need it"? Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kathaariancode View Post
    I think ol Billy has a point about the media. And you're probably right too, it seemed like Romney did do a lot of coasting. Not sure what sort of bold thing he could've said or done to grab people's attention. He's not a very bold guy, from what I've seen.

    I don't think he spent too much time or effort in Wisconsin though. Almost all the ads I've been seeing were for Obama. It seems like at first he thought there was a chance at winning Wisconsin, but he gave in to reality towards the end there.

    Apparently he needed to spend more time in Virginia too. That one's gotta hurt.
    Confession time...Only reason I even thought that he made too much of an effort in WI was because Dana Perino was going on about it on FN...and I was kind of just lusting after her without even really questioning what she way saying. I'm an uninformed voter ....but I don't think I'm the only guy with this problem I thought maybe the Walker deal gave Romney hope too. Anyway, I believe what you're saying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Conley View Post
    Confession time...Only reason I even thought that he made too much of an effort in WI was because Dana Perino was going on about it on FN...and I was kind of just lusting after her without even really questioning what she way saying. I'm an uninformed voter ....but I don't think I'm the only guy with this problem I thought maybe the Walker deal gave Romney hope too. Anyway, I believe what you're saying.
    Wisconsin has been going red a lot, it's an easy mistake. We did keep a Rep majority in the Assembly, which I'm excited about. Also we went back to a Rep majority in the state Senate. Hopefully we'll see more budget cuts before 2014. My guess is that Walker will be weak then, as long as the Dems don't fudge it up too much.
    Life is too short to refrain from eating jam out of the jar... life is too short to make toast, or use spoons or napkins. - John Darnielle

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dispondent View Post
    What freedom? More thoughtlessness? Less comprehension? (Sorry don't know you, so I'm speaking potheads here...) Gay marriage is the least of victories, in comparison to their defeats, and then it goes to the USSC, and does anyone still trust them???? I see no victories, just new questions....

    I gather then you think the war on drugs is working?

    There are thousands of things we can put in our bodies that will shorten our lives or injure us. Would you criminalize McDonald's?


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