Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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If you say art should not offend, you are saying art should be innocuous.

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Frustrated romantics should be socialists: socialism takes economics out of decisions about who to date, love, or marry.

Which is why people who want to buy sex and love cannot support socialism.

ETA: This comment is only about people who want to be able to use money to influence other people's decisions. It's not about prostitution; as someone else has noted, that's about renting rather than buying sex or love.

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‪We could end desperation by sharing the wealth. Does this mean the rich don’t care about ending desperation? Or do they want most of us to be desperate?‬

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“Problematic” means, “I’m afraid I’ll be criticized if I don’t say there’s a problem with this thing, but I don’t know what it is.” If you say pineapples are problematic, pretentious people won’t question you for fear of revealing they also don’t know the problem with pineapples.

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The most annoying thing cultists say: If you're not for our solution, you're for the problem.

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Ostracism does not educate anyone. The ignorant learn by seeing the world has more choices than they knew.

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Capitalists use many words to describe for-profit journalism to avoid the simplest one: capitalist journalism.

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