Barbra Bush, DNR orders, and our species common empathy. OP/ED....

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Barbra Bush, DNR orders, and our species common empathy. OP/ED....

DNR orders and Barbra Bush. OP/ED.....

There are things in life that are beyond politics, and dealing with illness and facing death will happen to everyone at some point. I will not shy away from saying that GOP economics has hurt us and exploded the pay gap since Reagan started the age of deregulation and don't tax the rich. HAVING SAID THAT, I still hold the position that most of my fellow humans WORLDWIDE are decent, and that my species is more alike than we are different. I KNOW what the Bush family is dealing with right now. I KNOW that horrible feeling of watching someone you love deeply say, "I' don't want anything more". Screaming in your head in silence "I DON'T WANT YOU TO GO!" But also doing the right thing and letting that loved one make their own life choices. It is a horrible feeling to watch a loved one facing their own mortality, knowing they still have to make their own decisions. It is a horrible feeling to watch someone decline and die, but, even in that horror, knowing all you can do is comfort them in their last days you still have that. I have all the empathy in the world for the Bush family, on the issue of facing the end of life decisions and loss of a loved one. There is lots to fight about as far as politics and economics, and as blunt as we can be about it, on any side. I STILL see that common empathy in my species.

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What a load of virtue

What a load of virtue signaling crap! 

 

The rich have never paid much in taxes and when they do, the money is just a transfer of wealth from wealthly person to another wealthy or politically connected group. That the rich ever paid 90% execpt a few idiots is a total myth. Not paying taxes is a privledge of being rich.

The wealth gap exploded since Ted Kennedy opened the boarders in 1965 and the illegal immigration amnesties. Basic supply and demand, but you are to dumb to understand this. Your existence revolves around irrational virtue signaling.

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We put down a dog and say it

We put down a dog and say it is humane. Their quality of life has been reduced to a level we can no longer tolerate.

We put elderly family in "assisted care" facilities and call it humane. Their quality of life has been reduced to a level we can no longer tolerate.

 

Having watched my father go through what he did and knowing I will have the same disease he did, I will not live past 83-85.

I will not be put in to one of these communities. I will not poop in diapers and then have to take a shower with a hose sitting in a wheelchair.

I will not be forced fed my food through a tube because I can no longer swallow.

I will not suffer at that level.

 


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EXC wrote:What a load of

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What a load of virtue signaling crap! 

 

The rich have never paid much in taxes and when they do, the money is just a transfer of wealth from wealthly person to another wealthy or politically connected group. That the rich ever paid 90% execpt a few idiots is a total myth. Not paying taxes is a privledge of being rich.

The wealth gap exploded since Ted Kennedy opened the boarders in 1965 and the illegal immigration amnesties. Basic supply and demand, but you are to dumb to understand this. Your existence revolves around irrational virtue signaling.

Stick to the subject. Not every post is an opportunity for you to speak your hyperbole


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digitalbeachbum wrote:EXC

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What a load of virtue signaling crap! 

 

The rich have never paid much in taxes and when they do, the money is just a transfer of wealth from wealthly person to another wealthy or politically connected group. That the rich ever paid 90% execpt a few idiots is a total myth. Not paying taxes is a privledge of being rich.

The wealth gap exploded since Ted Kennedy opened the boarders in 1965 and the illegal immigration amnesties. Basic supply and demand, but you are to dumb to understand this. Your existence revolves around irrational virtue signaling.

Stick to the subject. Not every post is an opportunity for you to speak your hyperbole

The original poster tells how bad the Bushes were because of Reagan's tax cuts. Yet he is so morally superior he is because of his extreme empathy. Reponding to his load of crap.

 

Taxation is the price we pay for failing to build a civilized society. The higher the tax level, the greater the failure. A centrally planned totalitarian state represents a complete defeat for the civilized world, while a totally voluntary society represents its ultimate success. --Mark Skousen


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EXC wrote:What a load of

EXC wrote:

What a load of virtue signaling crap! 

 

The rich have never paid much in taxes and when they do, the money is just a transfer of wealth from wealthly person to another wealthy or politically connected group. That the rich ever paid 90% execpt a few idiots is a total myth. Not paying taxes is a privledge of being rich.

The wealth gap exploded since Ted Kennedy opened the boarders in 1965 and the illegal immigration amnesties. Basic supply and demand, but you are to dumb to understand this. Your existence revolves around irrational virtue signaling.

 

Hey fuckface, if your only worry on your deathbead if you die slowly is "I wish I had more crap", you are a fucking LOOSER!

 

GROW THE FUCK UP ASSHOLE.... The world DOES NOT REVOLVE around your "fuck you I got mine" brand of economics.

 

I can't believe your bullshit hypicrisy here. If you are going to claim that all the global top do is pass money around to each other AND I AGREE, then why the fuck have you stupidly held the idea that government should stay out of it? 

Anti monopoly is not anti private sector DUMBASS.

 

 

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EXC wrote:What a load of

EXC wrote:

What a load of virtue signaling crap! 

 

The rich have never paid much in taxes and when they do, the money is just a transfer of wealth from wealthly person to another wealthy or politically connected group. That the rich ever paid 90% execpt a few idiots is a total myth. Not paying taxes is a privledge of being rich.

The wealth gap exploded since Ted Kennedy opened the boarders in 1965 and the illegal immigration amnesties. Basic supply and demand, but you are to dumb to understand this. Your existence revolves around irrational virtue signaling.

 

Hey fuckface, if your only worry on your deathbead if you die slowly is "I wish I had more crap", you are a fucking LOOSER!

 

GROW THE FUCK UP ASSHOLE.... The world DOES NOT REVOLVE around your "fuck you I got mine" brand of economics.

 

I can't believe your bullshit hypicrisy here. If you are going to claim that all the global top do is pass money around to each other AND I AGREE, then why the fuck have you stupidly held the idea that government should stay out of it? 

Anti monopoly is not anti private sector DUMBASS.

 

 

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EXC wrote:What a load of

EXC wrote:

What a load of virtue signaling crap! 

 

The rich have never paid much in taxes and when they do, the money is just a transfer of wealth from wealthly person to another wealthy or politically connected group. That the rich ever paid 90% execpt a few idiots is a total myth. Not paying taxes is a privledge of being rich.

The wealth gap exploded since Ted Kennedy opened the boarders in 1965 and the illegal immigration amnesties. Basic supply and demand, but you are to dumb to understand this. Your existence revolves around irrational virtue signaling.

 

Hey fuckface, if your only worry on your deathbead if you die slowly is "I wish I had more crap", you are a fucking LOOSER!

 

GROW THE FUCK UP ASSHOLE.... The world DOES NOT REVOLVE around your "fuck you I got mine" brand of economics.

 

I can't believe your bullshit hypicrisy here. If you are going to claim that all the global top do is pass money around to each other AND I AGREE, then why the fuck have you stupidly held the idea that government should stay out of it? 

Anti monopoly is not anti private sector DUMBASS.

 

 

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EXC wrote:digitalbeachbum

EXC wrote:

digitalbeachbum wrote:

EXC wrote:

What a load of virtue signaling crap! 

 

The rich have never paid much in taxes and when they do, the money is just a transfer of wealth from wealthly person to another wealthy or politically connected group. That the rich ever paid 90% execpt a few idiots is a total myth. Not paying taxes is a privledge of being rich.

The wealth gap exploded since Ted Kennedy opened the boarders in 1965 and the illegal immigration amnesties. Basic supply and demand, but you are to dumb to understand this. Your existence revolves around irrational virtue signaling.

Stick to the subject. Not every post is an opportunity for you to speak your hyperbole

The original poster tells how bad the Bushes were because of Reagan's tax cuts. Yet he is so morally superior he is because of his extreme empathy. Reponding to his load of crap.

 

 

So you don't have any friends or family that you'd miss? So I am to assume that because we don't like each other you are incapable of empathy, even with those you know and love?

 

BULLSHIT ASSHOLE, you love your loved ones as much as I love my loved ones.

 

 

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EXC wrote:The original

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The original poster tells how bad the Bushes were because of Reagan's tax cuts. Yet he is so morally superior he is because of his extreme empathy. Reponding to his load of crap. 

I think you missed the point of Mrs Bush's comments


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He misses every point.

He misses every point.

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Brian37 wrote: So you don't

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So you don't have any friends or family that you'd miss? So I am to assume that because we don't like each other you are incapable of empathy, even with those you know and love?

 

The problem I have with these concepts like empathy is they rarely turn into action. To me, your game of empathy seems like the game I played as Christian of saying "I'll pray for you". Empathy doesn't fix any problems, it is just like a drug that temporarily may make someone feel better. Showing empathy is a way gain social brownie points. But it does not fix the human conditon that causes so much misery and suffering. Only science and reason could ever fix that which is causing suffering.

Perhaps science will soon make drugs and neural stimulation that will obsolete any need for empathy. I hope so. Then we don't have to live under the tyranny of feelings, then the application of reason can actually fix our condition.

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Spoken like a true sociopath.

Spoken like a true sociopath.

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Vastet wrote:Spoken like a

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Spoken like a true sociopath.

Perhaps I could just join a church and run around telling everyone "I'm praying for you". Then I won't be considered a sociopath. Same as your phony empathy. You're too damn lazy to work two jobs to give money to a charity to help people, so you just say "I want a socialist government to tax the shit out of EXC to help you". All talk same as the Christian prayer warriors. You don't work to help people, you just bitch and name call anyone that doesn't go along with your insane(e.g. Venezula on steroids) politics.

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I submit for your

inspection---Empathy is part of what makes one human. We are all linked together by natural bonds that we recognise each other by. The bonds when touched by negaive forces will tend to draw others to one's problem to help solve what caused the sorrow. Sorrow is a shared part of one's inter-being that keeps us in a likeness within a society. It's automatic in nature and is needed to maintain a closeness with others. Removing empathy would erase a part of one's relativity to others  and lossen the bonds. It might not be a good idea to remove empathy from the human characters.

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EXC wrote:Perhaps I could

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Perhaps I could just join a church and run around telling everyone "I'm praying for you". Then I won't be considered a sociopath.

Yeah you'd still be a sociopath.

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Same as your phony empathy.

Nothing phony about empathy, sociopath.

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You're too damn lazy to work two jobs to give money to a charity to help people

No I refuse to support a broken and unsustainable system any more than necessary to satisfy my self preservation. You're too lazy and stupid to even understand what socialism is.

EXC wrote:
so you just say "I want a socialist government to tax the shit out of EXC to help you".

Everything EXC says is a lie.

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All talk same as the Christian prayer warriors. You don't work to help people, you just bitch and name call anyone that doesn't go along with your insane(e.g. Venezula on steroids) politics.

Everything EXC says is a lie. And you are a sociopath, this is not an opinion it's a demonstrated fact.

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 I have empathy for animals

 Old Seer, I have empathy for animals , humans, not so much.


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It's quite the norm

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 Old Seer, I have empathy for animals , humans, not so much.

for the world as it is. The Lions, Tigers, and Bears aren't people's enemy, people are. The superiorty, power seeking, competition, and predatory processes creates enmity.

 

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Vastet wrote: Everything

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Everything EXC says is a lie. And you are a sociopath, this is not an opinion it's a demonstrated fact.

Yes. Just like your expert opinion that I'm a Hitler loving Nazi. This from someone that scapegoats Jews for all problems in middle east and roots for Jews in Israel to be exterminated. How sweet.

All you can do is throw out meanless labels since you can't think for yourself.

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EXC wrote:Yes. Just like

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Yes. Just like your expert opinion that I'm a Hitler loving Nazi.

That is neither my opinion nor a fact. You're a sociopath.

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This from someone that scapegoats Jews for all problems in middle east and roots for Jews in Israel to be exterminated.

Quit calling for the extermination of jews. See I can make shit up too.

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All you can do is throw out meanless labels since you can't think for yourself.

More classic projection from the sociopathic liar who wants to kill all babies and jews.

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