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Brighteyes 01-21-2009 02:05 PM

Whats going on?
 
Whats happened to people? We used to believe in things, we had imagination, passion and our own ideas. Now most people only have what media tell them.
Nobody takes the time to enquire about whats going on today? Conversations about subjects usually start with 'ere did you hear about that thing on the telly'? WHAT THE ****ING WAR??!! Go on reel off the list of bollocks they told you!
Many of the mindless prats just automatically think they understand everything about peoples opinions, reasons and choices just because the tv told them about it.
Why can't they think for themselves? Form their own opnions based on what they've learnt from the people who were actually a part of whatever it is your talking aout.

As ya can see i've got a volcano of vitriol erupting at the moment so im sorry if that dont make sense. I'm not on about a certain subject just the mindset of todays population. (i do understand not everyone, and maybe all this is just jealousy that america has some hope at last and England has none because of it's festering shrivelled up brains).

Skinkie 01-21-2009 02:38 PM

I have an opinion, I assure you, I just have to find where I left it.

Fealiks 01-21-2009 03:30 PM

I don't care about current events ive just been dumped D:

Hold me, Skinkie :(

Kj°len 01-21-2009 04:32 PM

So, our news stations have been telling us that we recently started a small overseas conflict. I heard it was a quick success, so the media station didn't cover it in light of the next season of Lost. What's that all about? Some sort of trading dispute? I'm glad we have our free government of freedom to keep our world safe and free. Otherwise we'd all be bumbling, uninformed labor for the economy of a few rich corporations.

Fealiks 01-22-2009 08:45 AM

If anyone's interested, my hippie friend from another forum posted this:

Quote:

Originally Posted by MJFI

A Reflection on Barack Obama's Innaugural Address

[A repost is a repost of a repost of a repost off my facebook notes]

First off I'd like to say that I still feel a massive darkness from Obama. I don't think his intentions are as true as people make them out to be. I don't think he'll achieve many worthwhile goals for the left-wing agenda as he had promised in his run, and I think the leftist agenda he does pass will further to drive us into a police state; albeit a much more subtle one than the way we had been heading since the neoconservative movement began.

Some selected passages will follow with my comments after each.

"...That we are in the midst of crisis is now well understood. Our nation is at war against a far-reaching network of violence and hatred. Our economy is badly weakened, a consequence of [pause, then rushed] greed and responsibility on the part of some [pause, resume pace] but also our collective failure to make hard choices and prepare the nation for a new age..."
The most interesting part here was the way he phrased this. The quick pace of greed & responsibility on the part of some (credit bankers, etc.) seemed almost as a way to smooth over the real cause of the problem, as he then continued on to shift blame almost equally to the nearly helpless average American citizens. This is also the first time of many that he mentions a new age.

"...On this day, we gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord..."
This is interesting because it is exactly what I have been noticing since the primaries. Obama is the marker of the neoliberal movement; in almost a Newtonian third law fashion, the left has found the equal and opposite primal emotional response to the neoconservative politics of fear; using fear to move their political agenda. Indeed, hope seems to be the only emotional response capable of overcoming what the neoconservatives surely felt was the strongest emotion of all. And because of this, Obama has opened the door for the extreme left to push their agenda in a new, subtle way. Look for every major legislative and political movement with any possible objections to be met full force with Hope politics. The days of "the terrorists'll get you if you dont ___!" have been replaced with "We can beat the terrorists if we ___ !". Same game, different name.

"...We will not apologize for our way of life, nor will we waver in it's defense. And for those who seek to advance their aims by inducing terror and slaughtering innocents, we say to you now that our spirit is stronger, and cannot be broken. You cannot outlast us, and we will defeat you..."
And here's a shining example. I take this as a declaration of not only continued war policy, continued US presence in unfriendly territories, but perhaps even a declaration of expansion, of intentions to push further in doctrine and agenda.

"...What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility. A recognition on the part of every American, that we have duties to ourselves, our nation, and the world. Duties that we do not grudgingly accept but rather seize gladly, firm in the knowledge that there's nothing so satisfying to the spirit, so defining of our character, than giving our all to a difficult task. This is the price and the promise of citizenship..."
Imprinting in the minds of Americans that if you don't do what is expected of you by this new government, that you are unpatriotic, unhopeful, and unhealthy to the nation's well-being. Dissenters, consider yourselves marked. Freedom, consider yourself marked.

"...America: In the face of our common danger, in this winter of our hardship, let us remember these timeless words. With hope and virtue, let us brave once more the icy currents - and endure what storms may come..."
Buckle yourselves up kiddies, the ride has only begun.


Kj°len 01-22-2009 04:43 PM

Oh no. Not another New World Order conspiracy theorist. I submit to the world that there MAY be an underground organization designed by intelligent and rich people with the ultimate purpose of murdering all NWO Conspiracy advocates for the sake of a better society with less bull****.

Fealiks 01-23-2009 09:21 AM

He's a conspiracy theorising philosophical hippie. He's basically the greatest person ever.

You can talk to him if you want http://youfail.co.uk/sbag/index.php

Kj°len 01-23-2009 05:55 PM

No, that just means he is a religious zealot with a foul odor.

Fealiks 01-24-2009 11:45 AM

Religious zealot? Where did you even get that?

Kj°len 01-26-2009 03:02 AM

It's all the same. Once you start babbling incoherently about impending doom in the ambiguously near future, you're a religious zealot.

Here my cry: "The end is not for awhile!" "Everything is pretty okay!"

Brighteyes 01-29-2009 11:12 AM

Although some believe it's only gonna on 21st December 2012.
But then calenders do cycle so maybe thats what the Mayans meant.
But then theres the whole earth axis thing, which hasn't really got a date.

TunaMurray 01-29-2009 01:45 PM

Its ok I saw a report that the crystal skulls are going to activate on that day and save us from disaster. That or call the aliens to destroy us but I got my water gun ready for that. Either way someone has to be around before October 26 2015 to bring back fax machines and give us flying cars.

Kj°len 01-30-2009 03:09 AM

Really? I read that the Mayans got pre-occupied with a war and stopped building the calendar. :p
I read that they decided to make the calendar NOT keep going to infinity and just end it when it was convenient.

Fealiks 02-01-2009 09:51 AM

I'm not saying I believe this stuff, but if you attack someone who does just because he does then you're a cúnt. Also, although he's a conspiracy theorist and all that ****, some of his philosophical ideas are pretty interesting. They may be a bit extravagant at times, but it's all interesting nonetheless.

Brighteyes 02-01-2009 05:51 PM

bloody hell, someone dropped their dummy.

Kj°len 02-02-2009 11:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fealiks (Post 2583804)
I'm not saying I believe this stuff, but if you attack someone who does just because he does then you're a cúnt.

I lawl'd.

High and mighty words coming from you. You do remember that this is the interblag, right? I'm a guy on the interblag. You don't have to take me srsly.

Fealiks 02-03-2009 05:54 AM

Hey man, don't turn your dickishness round on me.

Kj°len 02-03-2009 01:22 PM

Someone here got their cornflakes pooped in.

Brighteyes 02-03-2009 06:00 PM

Dickishness: relating to, or being, in the state, quality, condition or degree of being a dick.
Dick in this sense is a "mean" or "contempable" person(s)
Source: www.urbandictionary.com

Thats actually a word people use. Face it guys we're too old to keep up with this modern lingo.

Kj°len 02-04-2009 01:02 AM

Don't look to Urban Dictionary for real words or even widely used lingo. The douchebags of the word come together to make that **** up. If one person says it, three other, unrelated people probably thought it up, too.

This is where I get all of my useful information:
Encylcopedia of Truth

Vikinor 02-04-2009 01:19 AM

Oh, don't worry. I'm working to eradicate a lot the human population. Soon there will be so few of us that everything we know will be true. And then we will start from square one and work our way back to where we are now and even further up the road.

And just for some irony and ****s and giggles, this will take place in 2012.

Fealiks 02-04-2009 12:42 PM

Everyone's gonna be pissed off when 2012 comes and nothing happens ^^

Vikinor 02-05-2009 12:24 AM

C'mon, you don't think I've got enough pressure on me as it is?

Kj°len 02-05-2009 07:06 PM

I bought a 30" Computer monitor.

2560x1600.

Vikinor 02-05-2009 09:52 PM

Isn't there a thread about that in the Swamp?


Edit: After reading that, it seemed to have a jerk tone to it. That wasn't intended.

Fealiks 02-06-2009 12:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Vikinor (Post 2585445)
Isn't there a thread about that in the Swamp?


Edit: After reading that, it seemed to have a jerk tone to it. That wasn't intended.

YEAH IT WAS! YOU'RE A DICK! come on, kjo, we know where we're not wanted.

/puts arm round kjo

Kj°len 02-06-2009 05:06 PM

You had better have showered today.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Vikinor (Post 2585445)
Isn't there a thread about that in the Swamp

Yes, but I'm an exhibitionist. I want everyone possible to see my ePenis and how many pixels it has.

Fealiks 02-07-2009 07:54 AM

Yeah? Well how big is your actual penis? Because mine happens to be over an inch.

Vikinor 02-07-2009 06:06 PM

Dude, you too?!

Kj°len 02-08-2009 03:27 PM

Look at my side infoz. Look at my veteranness.

Vikinor 02-08-2009 05:18 PM

Could your ePenis possibly get any bigger?

:p

Kj°len 02-08-2009 11:14 PM

It could.

Vikinor 02-09-2009 12:09 AM

Does it need to? Really?

I mean, look at poor Fealiks over there.

Samnmax221 02-09-2009 12:13 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fealiks (Post 2585900)
Yeah? Well how big is your actual penis? Because mine happens to be over an inch.

Use ****ing metric, you heathen ****. If you're not measuring your penis in meters something is wrong.

Vikinor 02-09-2009 12:17 AM

There's these questions that I've wanted to ask for a while. I think now is the time to ask them.

What is so special about the number 42?
and
What the **** is your avatar of?

Samnmax221 02-09-2009 12:21 AM

This, and this.

Vikinor 02-09-2009 12:34 AM

Ah, very good. Thank you.

Brighteyes 02-11-2009 03:55 AM

Do you reckon they'd filled Queenie full of happy pills the day she knighted him?
Queen: "oooo whose this blighter then a wot?"
Islamic Clerk: "He saved a small child from a burning building mam"
Queen: "Jolly good show there wot, arise Sir Rushdie!"
Islamic clerk: "Mwahahahaha"

robearth 02-19-2009 09:15 PM

about that mayan calendar, I heard it's a round wheel and it's supposed to represent a cycle (so no end of the world is dated), like the cycle of seasons but in a much bigger perspective. or a bicycle, I dunno lol.


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