“It’s just words and it’s ok to put them into action using a more powerful representative as a proxy because that’s not like being a “real” [x] because you’re not doing the dirty work yourself – your elected “real [x]” is.”
Abandon this hill.
You assign it to yourself when you elect a proxy to do so on your behalf. You vote for them to act in your stead.
inspired by copypasta then. Last line is common buzz.phrase. ism + phobia complaint is buzz phrase. Bringing in thought police as well.
There’s consequences for action. Writing is action. Voting is action. You can try to split it off into a separate thing, “That’s just…” if you like but you’d be wrong.
It’s online-common yeah. That’s my own thing though: I try to avoid sounding-just-like-a somebody else. Who am I being a megaphone for? That kind of thing.Not saying you gotta do it too, but I point it out to help oddly enough. Original sounding thought’s more interesting.
If you catch me sounding “just like a” [x], tell me. I hate sounding common.
Can’t police thought. That’s a fiction. Religions have tried and failed for millennia.
Good. Better off. I’m pretty damn liberal I guess but I never find left or right groups that suit me fully., and centrists are the worst because I could’ve been them too easily.
Thought can’t be policed and isn’t
Communication is. Information flow is.
Publishing is. Public space speech is.
But that’s not thought. Those are actions.
I’m not saying they should either. I’m an old-school internet advocate for this reason. [online since 89 and pushed to get everybody on so they could enjoy the freedoms I knew].But they are.My point is: Call things what they are and go from there.
I’m not intolerant of your opinions. They’re wrong opinions but I’m not intolerant of them.
I only go to parties where I’m not welcomed. Somebody has to.