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Snob Rule

Troglodite Wrote: Apr 15, 2013 9:21 PM
Actually, LP, I would probably quibble a bit with that and suggest that education consists in being taught both WHAT to think and WHY it is right to think it. That is opposed to indoctrination, which inculcates what is to be FELT, regardless of any reasons for or against it.
LonePine Wrote: Apr 16, 2013 5:18 PM
Reasoned discussion nev . . .well, make that Seldom leads one down the wrong path. As far as Feelings go, I've got one that says either you have what it takes to be a virtuous individual, or you don't. The WHY part ? Wellll, life experience teaches that. Keep your powder dry Trog'

America’s ruling class appears to believe that its mission is to subjugate and bring to heel those outside the club – which means you and me. This motley crew – who would never be caught dead jamming to something as déclassé as Mötley Crüe – has always held the rest of the country in contempt. But now that contempt is the basis of policy, and this simply cannot continue.

Big trucks. Country music. Any music not on vinyl. These are just some of the rest of America’s failings. The people who built the country, who fought for it, who unashamedly stand...