What are your most controversial/extreme views?

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What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby Glacier » Sep 20th, 2018, 4:02 pm

I'm defining an extreme position as one that's so out of sync from the rest of the population that over 80% of the population would like to smack you upside of the head whenever you offer your viewpoint. It might be perfectly reasonable and even true, but the vast majority of the population considers it silly in not an outright heresy.

Here's one of mine: Whenever I read news releases like this, I'm not happy. I'm against improving the plowing of snow because it's a waste of money (in my opinion). I'd rather the money be put into making the roads straighter year round. I mentioned this with a few friends recently, and all I got was eye rolls.

Here's another: I believe that moderate sugar use is good for you. A spoonful of sugar...

Heck, it's ancient wisdom that's fallen out of favour in these modern times where I see idiotic parents spoon feeding their children ASSpertaime. Not only does it have that after taste that tastes like rotten a$$, but it's worse for you than sugar (in my opinion).

Anyway, how about you? What views do you hold that would get you beat up at the next Castanet G2G?
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby gman313 » Sep 20th, 2018, 4:07 pm

Fun topic!

I agree with both of yours though! Snow melts every year but we spend millions fighting it.

now i can't think of any of mine at the moment but i'll get back to you
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby Ka-El » Sep 20th, 2018, 4:14 pm

gman313 wrote: I agree with both of yours though! Snow melts every year but we spend millions fighting it.

I have a great plan to deal with the snow (five more years).

I'll have to give Glacier's question some thought.
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby alanjh595 » Sep 20th, 2018, 4:14 pm

OMG. My list is so long !
I am going to have to think on this one for awhile.
Sounds like fun though.
Any guesses as to how long it takes to get this thread tossed into the Bickering forum ?
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby Ka-El » Sep 20th, 2018, 4:27 pm

alanjh595 wrote: Any guesses as to how long it takes to get this thread tossed into the Bickering forum ?

I say we take all the NRA registered rednecks who think everyone should be walking around with concealed carries ready to shoot anyone with a different skin colour and ship them all off to America or Somalia or some other like-minded State, and then open up our borders to immigrants and refugees to take their spots.

Clock starts now …
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby gman313 » Sep 20th, 2018, 4:28 pm

Ka-El wrote:I say we take all the NRA registered rednecks who think everyone should be walking around with concealed carries ready to shoot anyone with a different skin colour and ship them all off to America or Somalia or some other like-minded State, and then open up our borders to immigrants and refugees to take their spots.

Clock starts now …


another great idea lol.

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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby ferri » Sep 20th, 2018, 4:45 pm

Really? This is good topic. Stop trying to derail it with nonsense!
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby Ka-El » Sep 20th, 2018, 4:49 pm

ferri wrote:Really? This is good topic. Stop trying to derail it with nonsense!

:135: not controversial or extreme enough? I'll have to give this some more thought.
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby daria » Sep 20th, 2018, 5:05 pm

Kill ALL the pedophiles.
Don't take my silence to mean I've agreed with you; I easily could've just lost interest in explaining how wrong you are.

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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby fvkasm2x » Sep 20th, 2018, 6:15 pm

We should take a page from Iceland and abort fetuses with down syndrome and other physical or mental defects.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog ... o-the-same

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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby ferri » Sep 20th, 2018, 6:21 pm

Ka-El wrote:
ferri wrote:Really? This is good topic. Stop trying to derail it with nonsense!

:135: not controversial or extreme enough? I'll have to give this some more thought.


That wasn't to you my dear. :D
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby ferri » Sep 20th, 2018, 6:30 pm

I'm trying to think of anything that I do that people have said I'm nuts. The only thing I can come up with is that I don't like to kill anything. That includes bugs. I try to catch any that get in the house and put them back outside. Except spiders. I like them and usually let them stay.
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby jimmy4321 » Sep 20th, 2018, 6:53 pm

I'd make it that all Canadians would have to serve in the military for 2 yrs either as part of their high school or immediately after. Long enough to either straighten some up or inspire .
Haven't tought it all through.

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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby Catsumi » Sep 20th, 2018, 7:11 pm

Extreme view....

Try making it yourself. What the heck are you doing spending hard-earned, after-tax dollars on jam, ordered pizza, breads, canned soup, pre-frozen veggies when so easy to do at home. Save money, save all the trash going to landfills. Reuse your jars. Plant a garden. Get your exercise weeding. You will benefit multiple ways.

Ok, doesn't always work for everyone. I cringe when I see shopping carts loaded with expensive *bleep*...all the boxes and wrapping destined for garbage day pickup. Not to mention enormous bags of pet food while listening to them complain about high price of living. For pity sake, bake your cookies yourself. Ain't that hard.

Why are you purchasing DVDs and books when you've already bought the darn things. Go to your local library. Let them find your selections and store them on shelves for you.

Oh, am I off topic?

Have lots more, but time to zip.
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Re: What are your most controversial/extreme views?

Postby Glacier » Sep 20th, 2018, 7:14 pm

daria wrote:Kill ALL the pedophiles.

That is neither controversial nor extreme!
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