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Re: But there are no Russian trolls or bots

Postby averagejoe » Aug 25th, 2018, 10:48 pm

Ka-El wrote:All of a sudden I care about Western democracies? Oh my God, I wonder if you even have a clue just how utterly ridiculous and stupid you make yourself appear sometimes. I have always championed democracy in any topic even remotely related to the issue. Effective democracies require an educated electorate capable of critical thought – something I have always promoted while it is something you have consistently demonstrated a complete disdain for. You can’t even tell the difference between and socialist and a liberal and is spite of the information and links being made available you have been too lazy to bother and try. Educated and informed decision making requires dependable evidence and information gained from solid investigation and research, not lapping up “alternative facts” from the wacko-sites and conspiracy bloggers. You need to quit breathing in the chemtrails joe. The truth is out there, but you’re not going to find it on your alternative news sites or watching reruns of the X-Files. The dumbing down of the electorate, as evidenced by people like yourself, is one of the greatest risks to democracy. You are a joke joe, and the inference that it is you who cares about democracy is one of your funniest yet.


Jeepers calm down. Relax, don't get your knickers in a knot.... :130:
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Re: But there are no Russian trolls or bots

Postby Ka-El » Aug 26th, 2018, 5:20 am

averagejoe wrote: By the way! I thought you said you weren't talking to me anymore? :D

Just guessing, because I never asked to have the thread moved, but I believe ferri might have deleted that post
and moved this thread here because she wanted me to let you know how stupid your last response was.
The ability to suspend judgment and change your mind when warranted is a distinguishing feature of critical thought
– apparently not recognizable to those who don’t have the ability.

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Re: But there are no Russian trolls or bots

Postby averagejoe » Aug 26th, 2018, 8:46 am

averagejoe wrote: By the way! I thought you said you weren't talking to me anymore? :D


Ka-El wrote:Just guessing, because I never asked to have the thread moved, but I believe ferri might have deleted that post
and moved this thread here because she wanted me to let you know how stupid your last response was.


Or it was the stupid remark by you since your post was first one to be deleted.... [icon_lol2.gif]


This where this thread belongs anyway.

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Re: But there are no Russian trolls or bots

Postby Ka-El » Aug 26th, 2018, 8:50 am

averagejoe wrote:
Ka-El wrote:Just guessing, because I never asked to have the thread moved, but I believe ferri might have deleted that post
and moved this thread here because she wanted me to let you know how stupid your last response was.

Or it was the stupid remark by you since your post was first one to be deleted....

hmmm, clearly no point in expending any further effort in trying to explain this to you.
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Re: But there are no Russian trolls or bots

Postby averagejoe » Aug 26th, 2018, 10:10 am

quote="Ka-El"]Just guessing, because I never asked to have the thread moved, but I believe ferri might have deleted that post
and moved this thread here because she wanted me to let you know how stupid your last response was.[/quote]

averagejoe wrote: Or it was the stupid remark by you since your post was first one to be deleted....


Ka-El wrote: hmmm, clearly no point in expending any further effort in trying to explain this to you.


Nope, it was a stupid thread anyways... :130:
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Re: But there are no Russian trolls or bots

Postby Ka-El » Aug 26th, 2018, 10:49 am

:topic:
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Jlabute wrote: The left is so mad about Trump as president they’ll whining about such an insignificant amount of memes and calling it a cyberattack. On the scale of cyberattacks, it is pretty pathetic.

3,500 ads or memes is like 0.0000001% of the memes and *bleep* out there if even that. CBC was a larger influence in the USA election with their 24/7H denigration of Trump.

As much as the alt right (and perhaps deliberately the Russians?) would like to further divisiveness and polarization amongst western societies by making denigration of the Trump presidency a left vs right issue, it is not. It is more of a reasonably sane and intelligent vs the not so reasonably sane and intelligent issue. People deriding and laughing at Trump with well-deserved disgust include the vast majority of us in the center (whether center-left or center-right), and we hope that will in due course come to include those who have previously been blinded by their partisan loyalties. We hope that more reasonably intelligent people might ultimately come to put some real thought into the matter and recognize the very real danger of identity politics and populism remembering the adage “those who do remember the past are doomed to repeat it”. Beyond his buffoonery and criminality and ongoing efforts to increasingly putrefy the swamp, Trump support has promoted and fed on the very worst in people’s fears and prejudices and he presents a clear and present danger. To underestimate or discount Russia’s involvement or interest in watching our western democracies collapse from within would be both naïve and hazardous.
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Re: But there are no Russian trolls or bots

Postby averagejoe » Aug 26th, 2018, 11:06 am

Yes and good luck! :smt045
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Re: But there are no Russian trolls or bots

Postby alanjh595 » Aug 26th, 2018, 11:07 am

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Re: But there are no Russian trolls or bots

Postby Ka-El » Aug 26th, 2018, 3:48 pm

You know that’s just an excuse for not having anything intelligent to add? I think he’s just really bummed out by the slow recognition that he belongs to a large group of under-educated mugs who have bought into the alternative and fake news being propagated by alt right-wing, and very likely Russian sources. He’s not liking the realization he has long been a dupe.
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