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Re: The Holocaust and the 2nd Amendment

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Um, it wasn't real guys. You know, humor .....
True - but it's a widely reported historic, fact, too.
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Old 18.01.2013, 18:45
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Pure speculation...
Such statements are not even deserving of the term "speculation". It suggests that the ideas they contain have been thought through and may contain some merit...
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Old 18.01.2013, 19:16
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Re: The Holocaust and the 2nd Amendment

Further evidence that intelligence is not a prerequisite for obtaining a gun permit.
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Further evidence that intelligence is not a prerequisite for obtaining a gun permit.
Or a column or microphone.
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Old 18.01.2013, 19:18
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Further evidence that intelligence is not a prerequisite for obtaining a gun permit.
Intelligence is only what society has deemed it to be.
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Old 18.01.2013, 19:28
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Intelligence is only what society has deemed it to be.
You can say this for every word's definition...
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Old 18.01.2013, 19:39
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Re: The Holocaust and the 2nd Amendment

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Pure speculation. It is true that Jews had weapons confiscated. Of course, by then the *hit was already hitting the fan and they were a targeted people who were easy to find and grossly outnumbered. I am thinking that they did not stand much of chance, armed or not- which is also speculation, of course.

More disturbing to me, however, is the likening of Obama to Hitler and the activities of the current administration to the rise of the Third Reich. Obama is a democratically elected leader (Hitler was never actually elected in) who is trying to address an issue put forth to him by a great many of his people. He has made a list of well-meaning proposed measures (though I fear, largely pointless) including some that concede to NRA wishes ie. more policing of schools. We all know they will quite likely will be slapped down in congress. There you go - Democracy at work. Sorry, not seeing the rise of a totalitarian regime in it at all. No disarmament. No "right to bear arms" taken away - not by a long shot.

Despite how dumb this guy looks, I am sure he is not. I am sure he knows full well the emotive power of invoking comparisons with Nazi Germany, and the frenzy and paranoia it can stir up. And given how unprovable such an theory is, his only aim could be in getting his 15 minutes of fame and fanning the flames. This is either helpful to his country nor responsible as a journalist.
About "I am thinking that they did not stand much of chance, armed or not"
Well in this hypothetical situation (unfortunately) they would have been shooting at the official representatives of law & order which is usually not a successful strategy.
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Old 18.01.2013, 19:58
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You can say this for every word's definition...
Not quite.

Some words are subjective others not. An apple is an apple, no subjectivity there.

Intelligence is very subjective as people can excel in different areas of specialisms.

Intelligence in modern society is the ability to excel from a matter of left brain processes with a concentrated and purposeful supression of right brain thinking.
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Re: The Holocaust and the 2nd Amendment

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Not quite.

Some words are subjective others not. An apple is an apple, no subjectivity there.

Intelligence is very subjective as people can excel in different areas of specialisms.

Intelligence in modern society is the ability to excel from a matter of left brain processes with a concentrated and purposeful supression of right brain thinking.
You have good apples and you have bad apples. Intelligence has nothing to do with it.
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Old 18.01.2013, 20:14
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Not quite.

Some words are subjective others not. An apple is an apple, no subjectivity there.

Intelligence is very subjective as people can excel in different areas of specialisms.

Intelligence in modern society is the ability to excel from a matter of left brain processes with a concentrated and purposeful supression of right brain thinking.
I would suggest to read the definition again: http://jokes4all.net/intelligence.html

Yes I think they need more tourists to do the job down there
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Re: The Holocaust and the 2nd Amendment

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http://www.sportsgrid.com/mlb/john-r...jews-had-guns/

If the Jews had had guns the holocaust would not have happened.

If the Nazis hadn't had guns, the holocaust wouldn't have happened either.

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Not quite.

Some words are subjective others not. An apple is an apple, no subjectivity there.

Well, it's still dependent upon the human experience. An apple may be something entirely different to a non-human.

Besides, some may argue that everything only exists within the mind.
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Old 18.01.2013, 20:22
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If the Nazis didn't have had guns, the holocaust wouldn't have happened either.
Two options:

If the Nazis didn't have guns, the Holocaust wouldn't have happened either.

or

If the Nazis hadn't had guns, the Holocaust wouldn't have happened either.

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Old 18.01.2013, 20:37
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I would suggest to read the definition again: http://jokes4all.net/intelligence.html

Yes I think they need more tourists to do the job down there
Not sure what you are getting at

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Well, it's still dependent upon the human experience. An apple may be something entirely different to a non-human.

Besides, some may argue that everything only exists within the mind.
We are all human......I think. Well actually. ..no lets not get into that.

Everything only exists.......well there could be some truth in that, holographic universe and all that.
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Old 18.01.2013, 20:42
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Despite how dumb this guy looks, I am sure he is not...
I'm pretty sure he is.

Apples are macs.
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Old 18.01.2013, 20:44
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Not quite.



Intelligence in modern society is the ability to excel from a matter of left brain processes with a concentrated and purposeful supression of right brain thinking.
Say what? Did you make this up yourself or obtain it from another source? There's merit in both so-called "right" and "left" brain processes, both contribute to intelligence. At any rate, this would appear to be wrong.
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Old 18.01.2013, 20:54
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Re: The Holocaust and the 2nd Amendment

The whole left/right brain paradigm is a myth.
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Not quite.

Some words are subjective others not. An apple is an apple, no subjectivity there.

If enough people used the word apple to referre to a pear, a pear would be an apple.
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The whole left/right brain paradigm is a myth.
True that.
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If the Jews had had guns the holocaust would not have happened.

Their guns would have been confiscated and been sold to armaments factories !
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