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Old 05-31-2016, 03:49 PM
 
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Male Gorillas "Murder" what is not their spawn!

(Survival of the fittest!)

Jack Hanna agrees with zoo's shooting of gorilla

Jack Hanna agrees with zoo's shooting of gorilla - CNN Video
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Old 05-31-2016, 03:57 PM
 
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I'll say what I said in the last thread about this exact issue.

Conservatives have a habit of exaggerating a social issue and the extent to which it's supported. The only place where this issue really took off was Twitter, and even on Twitter, it was getting a great amount of criticism from all kinds of people. A good chunk of the tweets making this a race issue also appeared to be satire.

I listen to some conservative podcasts, and not too long ago, they talked about how Salon.com, a liberal opinion outlet, published an article title "I'm a pedophile not a Monster" about a pedophile who says he's never molested anyone (I haven't researched this, but according to the podcasts that covered this, he actually has been convicted) where he says a pedophile who has not molested anyone should not be seen as a bad person. The podcasts went on to say the left is promoting pedophilia. However, I really never heard about this article outside of conservative (and not mainstream conservative) outlets which suggests to me, the article wasn't getting much attention and indeed, there was a great deal of criticism on Salon.com for it. Point being, conservatives have a habit of finding a social issue that is rather silly, and acting as if it's some widespread belief.
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Old 05-31-2016, 03:57 PM
 
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Hundreds or thousands doesn't represent all liberals, if their were truly large amounts of people enraged I would be hearing racism from people I know yet the first thing I heard were "The parents should be charged for their negligence" and "why didn't they use a tranquilizer gun". I am guessing these guys are BLM supporters but I have yet to hear anyone that isn't a Republican actually speaking about how racist it was besides those on social media which is filled with ridiculous people 100% of the time.
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Old 05-31-2016, 04:07 PM
 
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I'll say what I said in the last thread about this exact issue.

Conservatives have a habit of exaggerating a social issue and the extent to which it's supported. The only place where this issue really took off was Twitter, and even on Twitter, it was getting a great amount of criticism from all kinds of people. A good chunk of the tweets making this a race issue also appeared to be satire.

I listen to some conservative podcasts, and not too long ago, they talked about how Salon.com, a liberal opinion outlet, published an article title "I'm a pedophile not a Monster" about a pedophile who says he's never molested anyone (I haven't researched this, but according to the podcasts that covered this, he actually has been convicted) where he says a pedophile who has not molested anyone should not be seen as a bad person. The podcasts went on to say the left is promoting pedophilia. However, I really never heard about this article outside of conservative (and not mainstream conservative) outlets which suggests to me, the article wasn't getting much attention and indeed, there was a great deal of criticism on Salon.com for it. Point being, conservatives have a habit of finding a social issue that is rather silly, and acting as if it's some widespread belief.
Yeah no big deal that Salon, a very large and influential part of the far left liberal media is opening normalizing pedophilia. Yeah no big deal. That is totally cool and liberal.


Places like Salon did the same thing with the trans issue. It starts from the far left like Salon and works it way to the everyday Democrat who doesn't want to be a bigot.
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Old 05-31-2016, 04:11 PM
 
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Yeah no big deal that Salon, a very large and influential part of the far left liberal media is opening normalizing pedophilia. Yeah no big deal. That is totally cool and liberal.


Places like Salon did the same thing with the trans issue. It starts from the far left like Salon and works it way to the everyday Democrat who doesn't want to be a bigot.
Well, I don't actually think they were promoting pedophilia. They were saying a pedophile who hasn't molested or done anything to hurt anyone isn't a bad person, and I can't reasonably disagree with that for the most part. If they start saying adults should be able to have sex with children, I'll disagree quite aggressively. The article, from what I remember of it, did sort of imply a certain level of sympathy for the pedophile should be had, which I don't really agree with. Frankly, I'd say if someone notices an attraction to children, they should be able to seek counseling without fear of being hated, that last part being important. If there was an outlet they could safely and honestly go to, I feel there's a good chance cases of child rape would go down.

Either way, I don't think 'the left' is promoting pedophilia.
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Old 05-31-2016, 04:15 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Conservatives are supposed to be all about personal responsibility yet none of them blame the parent for not watching her kid. Anyhow, I blame Obama for the gorilla's death!
We don't know exactly what happened, so how can blame be placed on anyone?
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Old 05-31-2016, 04:26 PM
 
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I'll say what I said in the last thread about this exact issue.

Conservatives have a habit of exaggerating a social issue and the extent to which it's supported. The only place where this issue really took off was Twitter, and even on Twitter, it was getting a great amount of criticism from all kinds of people. A good chunk of the tweets making this a race issue also appeared to be satire.
I guess that you overlooked the BlackLivesMatter posts on Facebook?
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Old 05-31-2016, 04:28 PM
 
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I guess that you overlooked the BlackLivesMatter posts on Facebook?
Are you just referring to BlackLivesMatter or the gorilla thing? Because I stand by my point on this gorilla controversy being relatively small and no supported by mainstream liberals.

If you're saying that my initial point of exaggerations from conservative commentators is common and also applies to BLM, then I do want to be clear that it doesn't apply to all social issues. BLM does have mainstream support, though there are different levels of it. I do not think mainstream liberals approve of many of the things BLM protesters do, though don't disagree with the underlying principles that drives the movement.
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Old 05-31-2016, 04:30 PM
 
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As it has become a normal practice .. after showing what fools they are .. idiot posts have been scrubbed everywhere!

I was lucky enough to have captured a few for examples!
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Old 05-31-2016, 04:32 PM
 
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So he's a white kid with black parents.



That poor gorilla was murdered in cold blood.
It's a damn zoo and they had no tranquilizer darts?
Really?
Tranquilizer darts do not take immediate effect. It would just have agitated him and put the child in even more peril. It's a sad situation, but people are insane on this issue. How would you feel if that was your child?
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