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Tribe of Liberty

brood Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 1:04 PM
Sycophant. The "rhetoric" you prescribe to is not uttered by the right, but by the left in both politics and media. Your leaders know that if they shout it loudly enough, and often enough, their useful idiots will begin to cough up the same old bile they have been spoon feeding you for decades. Rave on, that men shall know you mad.
Donjindra Wrote: Sep 30, 2012 2:14 AM
"The "rhetoric" you prescribe to is not uttered by the right, "

You are either ignorant or willfully blind to the right's hypocrisy on this issue.
We like tribalism for the same reason we like to eat fatty foods: We evolved that way.

Homo sapiens didn't survive long on the African savannas as rugged individualists. Alone, they couldn't scare away the scarier animals and, for the most part, they couldn't catch or kill the tastier ones. But in groups, humans rose to the top of the food chain thousands of years ago and have been passing down their tribe-loving genes ever since.

Customs and practices that ensured the survival of the species were worked out through trial and error and passed from one generation to another. Over...