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Are You a Moron?

Postby Tom Palven » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:47 am

An Aussie lady quoted in this article will help you answer that question:
https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/08/dan ... us-empire/
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Aztexan » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:27 am

No?
This is a sentence. tHi5 iz a seN+3nce oN drUgs!!!

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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:22 pm

This must be an important question if it's being asked twice.

No. Also, no. :mrgreen:
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Tom Palven » Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:11 pm

Nikki Nyx wrote:This must be an important question if it's being asked twice.


It's not that important. Take another guess.

Yes, it's sad.
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Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:43 pm

New drummer, same drum solo.
...it used to be so simple, once upon a time.
Because the universe was full of ignorance all around and the scientist panned through it like a prospector crouched over a mountain stream, looking for the gold of knowledge among the gravel of unreason, the sand of uncertainty, and the little whiskery eight-legged swimming things of superstition.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:52 pm

Yes...........and No. Just as it should be.

I read the article WANTING to be a moron. A nice brake to my natural leaninngs, after all, I'm only human.

does the USA have a long History of doing almost nothing but lying? Yes.....just like every other National on Earth.

Here's the rub that makes the article/author 95% irrelevant: No one "always" lies. And thats the challenge. Not to go 100% ape {!#%@} in face of 95% lying.

I think Kim Jung is given too much credit for being "rational" in his pursuit of Nukes. He is spending all kinds of money on this when his own citizens are starving to death. Rational?==>if so, making that label not worth much.

Is KJ on a a steady march to getting a nuke tipped ICBM capable of taking out the USA?==>Yes.

Is that a concern?===>Yes.

Should USA do a Nuke first strike on KJ to stop this march?===>Not until all other options are assessed.

A lesser option: shoot down all missiles. Let KJ think about his next move. If its Nukes or all out assault on SK==> still, use our Nukes only if absolutely necessary--which it isn't. Conventional should be able to do it although too few assets are in place right now.......or........after looking at that excellent YOUTube on NK vs SK military...maybe not.

Its fun to beat up on Trump.........but exclusively doing that and nothing else, is very Trumpish in itself.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:06 pm

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:Its fun to beat up on Trump.........but exclusively doing that and nothing else, is very Trumpish in itself.
It also wastes the probably once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hold the Democratic Party's feet to the fire regarding its neoliberalism...which is exactly what neoliberals want. "Pay attention to the dangerous clown in the WH...and ignore the fact that we're also capitalistic plutocratic warmongers."
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Tom Palven » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:58 am

Nikki Nyx wrote:This must be an important question if it's being asked twice.

No. Also, no. :mrgreen:


"It's sad," as Trump would say, that I am a moron and double-clicked on the OP. You can't delete a post after someone responds, and I didn't notice the double post until there were responses to both.

I'm going to report myself to Pyrrho, and maybe he can do something short of banning me.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:11 am

Pick one thread and go to the other one and edit your post to say "Use the Dupe". Only the morons will continue to post on that other thread. Might even become the more popular one.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Gord » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:07 am

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:Only the morons will continue to post on that other thread.

Sweet!
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:13 pm

Tom Palven wrote:
Nikki Nyx wrote:This must be an important question if it's being asked twice.

No. Also, no. :mrgreen:


"It's sad," as Trump would say, that I am a moron and double-clicked on the OP. You can't delete a post after someone responds, and I didn't notice the double post until there were responses to both.

I'm going to report myself to Pyrrho, and maybe he can do something short of banning me.
Making a mistake doesn't qualify you as a moron. You know I was just joking, right? My humor tends toward biting sarcasm; I apologize if that wasn't clear. My comment was not intended to be insulting, Tom. Peace?
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby OlegTheBatty » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:22 pm

Pyrrho locked the one for morons. Now what'll we do?
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:20 pm

OlegTheBatty wrote:Pyrrho locked the one for morons. Now what'll we do?

We could petition to keep it open?.................. like fly paper????......... (or a warm bed?)

Its a real puzzler.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Gord » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:31 pm

OlegTheBatty wrote:Pyrrho locked the one for morons. Now what'll we do?

Awwwww.





...I'm responding to this here, then:

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Gord wrote:Welcome to the Moron Thread!

This is the thread where all us morons are allowed to post. I hope this will be as much fun for you as it will for me!

Best thing that has happened since Moroni invented the radio.

Awwwww, Pyrrho locked the one for morons. Now we'll have to disperse across the forums like a plague! Or like a plaque, if you're into that.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:06 am

Better: would be to BOYCOTT the locked thread. Ha, ha..........Pyrrho had no choice. The dignity of the Forum was in the balance........imagine it closing in on the Fake Trump Holocaust Thread?

It would be: "as" the Plague.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Cygnus_X1 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:24 am

'Are You a Moron?'

Surely a genuine moron would suffer from Dunning-Kruger syndrome and answer 'no'. So on that basis I say 'yes'.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Matthew Ellard » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:34 am

Cygnus_X1 wrote:'Are You a Moron?' Surely a genuine moron would suffer from Dunning-Kruger syndrome and answer 'no'. So on that basis I say 'yes'.


Hi Cygnus. I hope you are well.

I think you are overestimating Morons. If they were true Morons they would be posting on normal typewriters and wondering why no one was replying.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby KevinLevites » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:35 am

I hope I'm not a moron...but if I was a moron, wouldn't I believe that I wasn't one?

Is this sort of like the alcoholic who never believes that (s)he is an alkie while everyone around him or her knows that (s)he is one?

If it helps, I didn't vote for Trump.

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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Cygnus_X1 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:47 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Cygnus_X1 wrote:'Are You a Moron?' Surely a genuine moron would suffer from Dunning-Kruger syndrome and answer 'no'. So on that basis I say 'yes'.


Hi Cygnus. I hope you are well.

I think you are overestimating Morons. If they were true Morons they would be posting on normal typewriters and wondering why no one was replying.
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Ah...but are true morons related to true Scotsmen ?
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Gord » Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:36 pm

KevinLevites wrote:I hope I'm not a moron....

That reminds me of a poem from my high school yearbook. Beneath one student's picture, it reads:

See the happy moron,
He doesn't give a damn.
I wish I was a moron.
My God, perhaps I am!

When his mother saw that, she was incensed. She called the school and demanded to know who had submitted that poem to be placed beneath her son's photograph. And she was on the school board, so when she demanded that kind of information, she always got it.

Turned out, he had submitted it himself. :heh: She was not happy.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Monster » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:47 pm

Tom Palven wrote:Are You a Moron?

It's not out of the realm of possibility.

KevinLevites wrote:I hope I'm not a moron...but if I was a moron, wouldn't I believe that I wasn't one?

That is called the Dunning Kruger effect.
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Re: Are You a Moron?

Postby Poodle » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:11 pm

Don't need to read the article ... I'm not a Moron 'coz I don't live in Salt Lake City.


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