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Author Topic:   The 2016 United States Presidential Election
Porosity
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Message 694 of 892 (795280)
12-10-2016 11:44 AM
Reply to: Message 691 by Genomicus
12-10-2016 2:38 AM


Re: Why someone might vote for Trump.
Less not forget they are also armed and suffering from mass psychosis.. They now can be told water is not wet and black is red and believe it.
A tenuous situation at best.

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Porosity
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Message 780 of 892 (796212)
12-25-2016 12:06 PM
Reply to: Message 779 by Tanypteryx
12-25-2016 11:09 AM


Re: Feeling Post Election Trauma
I guess I am still in shock that America elected someone with enough personality disorders to fill a textbook.
Never underestimate the power of stupid.
"I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn't lose voters."
*Trump*

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Porosity
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Message 782 of 892 (796215)
12-25-2016 12:50 PM
Reply to: Message 781 by Tangle
12-25-2016 12:27 PM


Re: Feeling Post Election Trauma
This is true, but why are the stupid making not just stupid choices, but nasty, evil choices? It's not random stupid, it's millions of people voting for horrid and dangerous.
I just Don't get that.
They think they're making good choices.
It's the internet age of people living in their own social bubbles of confirmation bias, making it nearly impossible to properly vet and process the information they are receiving.
And then they pile up in the mega-churches and shore up those biases to complete the perfect circle jerk.
Voltaire: Those Who Can Make You Believe Absurdities, Can Make You Commit Atrocities
Edited by Porosity, : No reason given.

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Porosity
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Message 791 of 892 (796224)
12-25-2016 7:21 PM
Reply to: Message 784 by Tangle
12-25-2016 3:26 PM


Re: Feeling Post Election Trauma
They must think they're making the right choices, but I don't think we can blame it on 'stupid' only. There's some very screwed up values here. And it's many millions of them. Society has gone wrong somewhere.
Stupid does play a major roll though, just look at recent studies. Some 18% of Americans believe the sun revolves around the earth and that's just one question in many that they fail on. Much of this idiocy can be traced back to religious ideology being legislated into our public schools and the numbers don't lie. The higher the religious influence, the lower the academic scores and this can be seen across the board in states that have been infiltrated by these christian cults.

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