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News Comments > Police Simulator 18 This Year
91. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jul 2, 2017, 19:22 Quinn
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Jul 2, 2017, 18:51:
Quinn, I wasn't attempting to imply anything just relaying a story, you inferred something. Respond to my other post.

I agree with the other post you are referring to, I just find it terribly difficult to think of what we can do to help. We should fight racism, sure, but we can't just go with our guts on it. It's lynchmob mentality with racism accusations these days. Stats say fuck all neither. Equal treatment doesn't mean equal outcome -- if more blacks are arrested in a cettain neighbourhood than whites, that doesn't mean racism is at play.

So what can we do? I don't know. It'll soon mean affirmative action or something else that then can be perceived as racism. This is what I meant in the beginning of this thread when I talked about the maternity complex: that need to treat minorities special. That need to help them. To protect them from any criticism. Asian-Americans don't need help. Evidently Nigerian-Americans neither. So yeah, I stood behind that woman in the video long before I saw the vid or knew about her.
 
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89. Re: I watched more DOOM videos (not all of them [TL;DW]), with a guy's commentaries, from YouTube... Jul 2, 2017, 19:07 Quinn
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Jul 2, 2017, 18:40:

Getting killed for no reason, right in front of your family, is just unbelievably tragic, and this kind of thing needs to stop. Just letting cops shoot people anytime they're scared is insane. The job is scary, that's what they tell us and why they expect us to respect them for it. But if that's the case, then it shouldn't be an excuse for shooting people.

Are you forgetting the cops have families; are people? How long do you expect an officer to live if he always allows the other to take the first shot (pun intended)? Especially in crime riddled neighborhoods? This is why your rhetoric just doesn't work for me. The key is compliance. Just understand the rules when you're in a situation with cops.

I'm sure black people are being pulled over more, but don't forget that only the extreme cases are making noise. I'm a business unit manager for Samsung's technical customer service. Trust me: people don't call when they don't have issues with their product.

In the end people see what they wanna see. Media chooses to only show black fatalities these days, while more white men are shot than blacks. Look at the US crime stats by race, and your instinctual "but there's more whites!" retort flies right out the window.

Yes there is racism among cops. Yes white men get shot more. Yes black cops shoot other black people. Yes there is more crime in the black community. Yes there is more poverty in the black community. No the answer isn't just "racism!".
 
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85. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jul 2, 2017, 18:34 Quinn
 
I'm not sure what's implied with these anecdotal stories. It's all about the context, like in what neighborhood you are when you're being pulled over and how you're acting. Mr. Tact, for example: allow me to assume that you didn't say you had a gun nor reached for it instead of awaiting further instructions. Am I correct? As you described, the officers were evidently on edge yet you made it out unscathed. You can say that's because you're white, but to do so implies you think those cops were racist. Kind of insulting.

Cops always have to be ready. Always. This is why I think it's of fundamental value if kids on school get taught how they should act when they come in contact with police. Like: 1) Don't resist arrest / Don't run away. 2) Always stay in your car with your hands on the wheel and await instructions. 3) Follow instructions to the letter. Etc.

A friend who legally owns a gun told me (when I asked about it) that he was taught explicitly to always announce you have a gun to an officer, and after the anmouncement await further instructions. "Why?" you may think. "You show beautiful candor by announcing you have a gun, so why should an officer expect ill intent afterwards? :D"

Shit isn't black and white. I'm back to where I started this: screaming racism isn't the solution. It simply isn't. The actual racists won't give a shit about all the protesting etc. But many people who aren't racist really get sick and tired of being presumed they are. I find it harder and harder to discern pro-black from anti-white. The division it's creating between the races is fucking ridiculous. Just look around you.

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79. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jul 2, 2017, 07:03 Quinn
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 2, 2017, 03:28:
Quinn wrote on Jul 1, 2017, 20:13:
Mr. Tact wrote on Jul 1, 2017, 12:58:
I'm not pretending to know the answers. It is a complex situation, as most human interactions are. I'm saying everyone needs to do what is "right". Look at the history of race relations in the US. It is pretty clear who was right and who was wrong in the 1960s. If you are not a racist and spend some time thinking about it -- you'll know what is right. Look around your community and assist however you can.

Totally, dude. Let's just love and care for eachother, man. Most importantly we gotta like totally do the right thing and stuff.

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I can see you're coming from a good place but you're sending mixed signals, Mr. Tact. "There are no simple answers" directly followed by "We just gotta do the right thing." Fucking stunning. Thank you so much for that pearl of wisdom. Especially because most of us here are deadset on doing the wrong thing. :\

What makes your comments so useless is the fact that most people think they are doing the right thing; thinking the right thing. It's actual open discussion that puts those convictions to the test.



The reason Mr. Tact has come up with generic platitudes (and I don't mean that in a negative sense) is that there is so little wiggle room on this topic, that only the most generic vague statements are what the two sides can agree on.


"Let's agree to disagree" definitely belongs in the category of idiot sayings. People are so programmed to have to agree on something that we somehow need bullshit like that. People are so afraid to disagree with eachother, it seems. I guess I still understood that notion when I was in my early twenties, but now I think it's incredibly infantile.
I can have perfect discussions with friends and other people, find out we eventually just don't see eye-to-eye, pour them another pint and just move on with no hard feelings. I find extreme beauty in knowing what somebody else thinks. It's why I always have tremendous respect for people who can "hold on" in a difficult discussion without losing their cool or resorting to ad homs.

I can't be thankful enough when someone manages to change my mind. I think many people see changing their mind as a threat. Like their opinion is the anchor of their identity or w/e. I think that's mainly the origin of shit like "Let's agree to disagree (and run away from this threat as quickly as possible)". Or, in Mr. Tact's case, desperately trying to find some common ground only sociopaths could disagree with.
 
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75. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jul 1, 2017, 20:13 Quinn
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Jul 1, 2017, 12:58:
I'm not pretending to know the answers. It is a complex situation, as most human interactions are. I'm saying everyone needs to do what is "right". Look at the history of race relations in the US. It is pretty clear who was right and who was wrong in the 1960s. If you are not a racist and spend some time thinking about it -- you'll know what is right. Look around your community and assist however you can.

Totally, dude. Let's just love and care for eachother, man. Most importantly we gotta like totally do the right thing and stuff.

....

I can see you're coming from a good place but you're sending mixed signals, Mr. Tact. "There are no simple answers" directly followed by "We just gotta do the right thing." Fucking stunning. Thank you so much for that pearl of wisdom. Especially because most of us here are deadset on doing the wrong thing. :\

What makes your comments so useless is the fact that most people think they are doing the right thing; thinking the right thing. It's actual open discussion that puts those convictions to the test.


 
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72. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jul 1, 2017, 11:47 Quinn
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jul 1, 2017, 10:33:
Retired wrote on Jul 1, 2017, 07:44:
Mr. Tact wrote on Jun 30, 2017, 14:15:
Is anyone going to succeed by doing nothing but complaining about inequities. Nope. But that doesn't change the fact there are inequities. Has progress been made? Sure. Is there a lot more to do? You bet.

Yes, there are bad cops. Yes, some people are crooks. There is a lot more grey than there is black and white. All we can do is try to make things better as best we can. The more people helping to make it better, the faster it will happen.

Good post.
True, no one could find fault with that statement.

Nothing wrong with it indeed, but no clue what he's suggesting either. "Not everything is black and white, everyone should help to make things better", was anyone here suggesting something in conflict with that in the first place?

I can see why people dig it, but imo it's also a classic conversation stopper. People end up just nodding in agreement while no real ideas were shared in the end.
 
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69. Re: I watched more DOOM videos (not all of them [TL;DW]), with a guy's commentaries, from YouTube... Jun 30, 2017, 19:52 Quinn
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 30, 2017, 13:50:
Beamer wrote on Jun 30, 2017, 13:29:
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 30, 2017, 12:51:
Quinn wrote on Jun 30, 2017, 03:15:
While drinking with a couple of folks, the subject was about muslims. The general tone was that there was nothing wrong with Islam. I chimed in, explaining that there is but that it would heal some really grave wounds in the western countries of Europe if moderate muslims would start speaking up against terrorism in the name of Islam. I was shouted down as a racist by nearly the entire group. I'm not discussing that argument here so I'll ask you to refrain from shifting this to that subject. My point is that these people fucking know me well enough to know that I am not a racist, but still there was no boundary whatsoever for them to call me a racist right there and then (for the record: I invested a lot crowdfunding a documentary that will open up dialogue between muslims and non-muslims, because I believe dialogue is extremely important).
It sounds like the people who called you out know you all too well, especially after reading your other posts.
Maybe you should take some time for personal reflection instead of ranting about it here.

"I'm not racist, I just said some things that could be construed as racist."

Without hearing the actual conversation, I don't know if Quinn said anything racist. He doesn't generally appear so on Blues. But, at the same time, I've never once heard someone say "I'm racist." My grandparent's native language isn't an overly common one in the US, so my dad would use the word for "black" to mention black people. Often. I heard that word frequently. If you have a special word for black people that you use so no one around you hears what you're saying, which is often "careful, there are black people around," you're probably racist. My dad would defend forever that he isn't, and get angry at the accusation, and argue he's just being honest and realistic.

Thinking you aren't racist doesn't make you not racist, it just means you think what you're doing is normal, acceptable and ok. Often, it isn't, and until people point it out and you step back and reflect...
If you're looking for the racist in a room, look no further than the person saying "I am not a racist, but.."

That sounds smart -- like it's coming from an interesting thought process. Sadly, that retort no longer works. It no longer works because today, we're living in a world where you can't have any critique about another culture or set of ideals without being called racist. Sadly, today that disclaimer is often necessary.


Beamer wrote on Jun 30, 2017, 15:50:
jdreyer wrote on Jun 30, 2017, 14:08:
Quinn wrote on Jun 29, 2017, 01:30:
There's nooothing wrong with the black culture in America. 'Tis allll them powerful whities fault.

It's not a binary choice. Problems with urban culture AND racism exist simultaneously. Both need to be addressed urgently, and at the same time.

In general, they do go together. Why are the bad, urban areas primarily African American, and why are African americans unable to get out of these areas?

Again, is it something inherently wrong with them, that they're deficient in, or is there something about society?

Of course there's nothing inherently wrong with "them". A culture or set of ideals or beliefs isn't dictated by race. I do think there's something wrong with the culture. I think -- but I can't be sure -- a large part of the inability for the black community to "fix itself" is because of victimhood. If you think you are the victim and every misfortune of yours is caused by something external, you don't self-reflect; you don't improve.

I can bore you with many numbers and arguments to back up my case but fuck me, thank god this woman makes it easier for me: https://youtu.be/Ru4SVUlNfMY?t=1m50s

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64. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jun 30, 2017, 13:31 Quinn
 
Hmm less flaming than I initially expected. Considering the platform, I understand some of you raise an eyebrow at my center-left political stance. I hope we're all wise enough to understand we know way too little about eachother to be able to agree or disagree about where on the political spectrum someone resides.

Of course there are moderate muslims that speak out against terrorism. When I said that they should, I didn't mean none do. I do, however, still think the volume of muslims who do could be higher. Does that make me a racist? Or, let me put it differently, did I deserve being called a racist by not explicitly saying that I know some do speak out? If your instinctual answer to that last question is "YES!" then I'd urge you to do some self-reflection. Not me.

Personally, I give people what I call my "charity" of interpreting them in a way that puts them in the post positive light possible. In this way, I'd never suggest someone is racist by following my gut feeling. The accusation is too heavy for that.

You can still disagree with everything I've said in this post. That's fine. But call me a racist, and you've made my point.

As for the black american community? There is too much to say about them to put in one comment. It's one of the communities in the USA that could have the most use of self-reflection. Blaming all their misfortunes on "the whites" will get them absolutely nowhere, is all I'm willing to say about it in this comment. BLM will get them nowhere.

 
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58. Re: I watched more DOOM videos (not all of them [TL;DW]), with a guy's commentaries, from YouTube... Jun 30, 2017, 03:15 Quinn
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Jun 29, 2017, 21:22:
Quinn wrote on Jun 29, 2017, 02:42:
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Jun 29, 2017, 02:19:
Quinn wrote on Jun 29, 2017, 01:30:
It isn't ridiculous and it is race-baiting if that stat you pulled is claimed to be so because of racism toward blacks. Crime among blacks is way higher than among whites, per capita (and lots of the shootings are by black cops btw). People that say "More unarmed blacks are shot, ergo racism" are people I have a big problem with. Go watch the Louis Theroux episode in Philly.

The numbers I cited were for unarmed blacks vs whites. They are still 5 times more likely to be shot than a white person. Simple fact. There's no way that racism isn't a major factor in that.

Quinn wrote on Jun 29, 2017, 01:30:
Look at the Philando Castile case. It's sick how many people still believe his death was racially motivated. Even that idiot from that Late Night show proclaimed it was so. Disgusting. Just one Youtube search and you have the entire video and/or audio of the situation. That officer was 20 times more in distress than Diamond, that crazy gf of his that calmly filmed her bf dying. Sorry. My point is that blacks are too often victimized. There's nooothing wrong with the black culture in America. 'Tis allll them powerful whities fault.

Right, you think that cop would have completely lost his shit like that if it was a white guy he'd pulled over with his girlfriend and kid in the car with him? No, he panicked because he's already pre-judging the guy based on his race. He even tried to justify it by saying the guy smelled like weed, and therefore must have smoked weed in front of the kid, so he was likely to be willing to murder a cop. WTF?!

Not everything is racism, but this stuff sure is.

It's easy for me to portray the problem I'm having with your assertions with a simple question: are you saying, without a doubt, that if this guy was white, was a suspect of a robbery and was reaching for his GUN while the officer explicitly told him not to... that this white guy wouldn't have been shot?

Second question for lols: if this black guy had his hands on the wheel and awaited further instructions after mentioning he had a gun, you think he would have been shot?

I bet it's easier to just shout racism instead of facing the answers to those questions. *That* is a problem for me.

The verdict was unanimous btw: the cop was found not guilty. 2 black people in the jury.

First, yes, I definitely think it would have gone differently if he were white. He hadn't done anything wrong, certainly nothing violent, and there was no reason to even suspect that he had.

He was reaching for his license because the officer had asked for it. I've watched the videos, and the whole thing happened so fast it was crazy. The cop totally panicked and shot him 7 fucking times for doing what he had just told him to do. Had it been a white guy, I don't think the officer would have been nearly as panicky.

The guy has absolutely no business being a cop, and Castile paid for the guy's incompetence with his life.

Your signature is so fucking ironic right now.

Do you have any experience as a cop? Any experience as a cop in that neighborhood? How did you know there was no reason to suspect that he had done something violent? It is literally on record that the cop suspected him of a robbery because the guy fitted the description.

You watched the video, so you agree that the cop was already given something which could've been his L&R. He was also terribly distraught afterwards, multiple times repeating "I told him not to fucking reach!". But you're not willing to give the cop your charity, do you? He shot a black guy, ergo racism. Ergo. Fucking. Racism. You have no clue. Maybe you'll respect how much officers have to be on edge more by watching this little video: https://youtu.be/G5pgZ0yq1-E

Again, I'm NOT saying there's no bad cops. I'm not saying there's no racism among cops. My problem is that everything these days is an act of racism whenever a fucking black dude is shot, from all the virtue-signaling extreme lefties (I'm center-left mind you). It's gone so far, that you people are becoming the peopel descriminating. Just some anecdotal evidence because why not:

While drinking with a couple of folks, the subject was about muslims. The general tone was that there was nothing wrong with Islam. I chimed in, explaining that there is but that it would heal some really grave wounds in the western countries of Europe if moderate muslims would start speaking up against terrorism in the name of Islam. I was shouted down as a racist by nearly the entire group. I'm not discussing that argument here so I'll ask you to refrain from shifting this to that subject. My point is that these people fucking know me well enough to know that I am not a racist, but still there was no boundary whatsoever for them to call me a racist right there and then (for the record: I invested a lot crowdfunding a documentary that will open up dialogue between muslims and non-muslims, because I believe dialogue is extremely important).

I wish our mentality would shift greatly to a point that the people shouting "RACISM" will not be taking for granted, but instead will be expected to come with solid evidence of that accusation. Today, that word gives way too much fucking power to anyone shouting it.
 
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56. Re: I watched more DOOM videos (not all of them [TL;DW]), with a guy's commentaries, from YouTube... Jun 29, 2017, 02:42 Quinn
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Jun 29, 2017, 02:19:
Quinn wrote on Jun 29, 2017, 01:30:
It isn't ridiculous and it is race-baiting if that stat you pulled is claimed to be so because of racism toward blacks. Crime among blacks is way higher than among whites, per capita (and lots of the shootings are by black cops btw). People that say "More unarmed blacks are shot, ergo racism" are people I have a big problem with. Go watch the Louis Theroux episode in Philly.

The numbers I cited were for unarmed blacks vs whites. They are still 5 times more likely to be shot than a white person. Simple fact. There's no way that racism isn't a major factor in that.

Quinn wrote on Jun 29, 2017, 01:30:
Look at the Philando Castile case. It's sick how many people still believe his death was racially motivated. Even that idiot from that Late Night show proclaimed it was so. Disgusting. Just one Youtube search and you have the entire video and/or audio of the situation. That officer was 20 times more in distress than Diamond, that crazy gf of his that calmly filmed her bf dying. Sorry. My point is that blacks are too often victimized. There's nooothing wrong with the black culture in America. 'Tis allll them powerful whities fault.

Right, you think that cop would have completely lost his shit like that if it was a white guy he'd pulled over with his girlfriend and kid in the car with him? No, he panicked because he's already pre-judging the guy based on his race. He even tried to justify it by saying the guy smelled like weed, and therefore must have smoked weed in front of the kid, so he was likely to be willing to murder a cop. WTF?!

Not everything is racism, but this stuff sure is.

It's easy for me to portray the problem I'm having with your assertions with a simple question: are you saying, without a doubt, that if this guy was white, was a suspect of a robbery and was reaching for his GUN while the officer explicitly told him not to... that this white guy wouldn't have been shot?

Second question for lols: if this black guy had his hands on the wheel and awaited further instructions after mentioning he had a gun, you think he would have been shot?

I bet it's easier to just shout racism instead of facing the answers to those questions. *That* is a problem for me.

The verdict was unanimous btw: the cop was found not guilty. 2 black people in the jury.
 
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54. Re: I watched more DOOM videos (not all of them [TL;DW]), with a guy's commentaries, from YouTube... Jun 29, 2017, 01:30 Quinn
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Jun 28, 2017, 19:34:
Quinn wrote on Jun 28, 2017, 18:17:
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Jun 28, 2017, 13:47:
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 27, 2017, 19:46:
In todays news; 3 police officers accused of covering up a fatal police shooting, and it's on video.

They'll probably get a slap on the wrist at most. This is conspiracy and obstruction of justice in a homicide investigation, and any regular person would do real time for it. Cops almost never do. Our "justice" system is backwards as fuck.

From the beginning of that article:

"Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is white, shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times, according to prosecutors."

I stopped reading after that. Don't get me wrong, they're probably guilty and terrible cops.. but this article is pushing this story forward for exactly the wrong reason. Race baiting.
Just imagine how anti-white you must be to write that. "Officer Tyrie Connor, who is black, ..."
Fucking double standards with these fucking assholes.

It's not race-baiting when there are legitimate racial issues involved. Unarmed black people are more than 5 times more likely to be shot by police than unarmed white people. Pretending that race doesn't matter is just ridiculous.

It isn't ridiculous and it is race-baiting if that stat you pulled is claimed to be so because of racism toward blacks. Crime among blacks is way higher than among whites, per capita (and lots of the shootings are by black cops btw). People that say "More unarmed blacks are shot, ergo racism" are people I have a big problem with. Go watch the Louis Theroux episode in Philly.

Not that racism is never the case, mind you.

Look at the Philando Castile case. It's sick how many people still believe his death was racially motivated. Even that idiot from that Late Night show proclaimed it was so. Disgusting. Just one Youtube search and you have the entire video and/or audio of the situation. That officer was 20 times more in distress than Diamond, that crazy gf of his that calmly filmed her bf dying. Sorry. My point is that blacks are too often victimized. There's nooothing wrong with the black culture in America. 'Tis allll them powerful whities fault.

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50. Re: I watched more DOOM videos (not all of them [TL;DW]), with a guy's commentaries, from YouTube... Jun 28, 2017, 18:17 Quinn
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Jun 28, 2017, 13:47:
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 27, 2017, 19:46:
In todays news; 3 police officers accused of covering up a fatal police shooting, and it's on video.

They'll probably get a slap on the wrist at most. This is conspiracy and obstruction of justice in a homicide investigation, and any regular person would do real time for it. Cops almost never do. Our "justice" system is backwards as fuck.

From the beginning of that article:

"Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is white, shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times, according to prosecutors."

I stopped reading after that. Don't get me wrong, they're probably guilty and terrible cops.. but this article is pushing this story forward for exactly the wrong reason. Race baiting.
Just imagine how anti-white you must be to write that. "Officer Tyrie Connor, who is black, ..."
Fucking double standards with these fucking assholes.
 
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47. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jun 28, 2017, 09:17 Quinn
 
NKD wrote on Jun 28, 2017, 08:43:
VaranDragon wrote on Jun 28, 2017, 08:21:

People killed by terrorism in Western Europe since 1970

Looks like there's been quite a spike in terrorist activity in the last couple years, and we're certainly on track for another bumper crop of terror attacks in the EU this year. It appears to be back up to the levels in the 80s. Certainly enough to stoke fears in people. Hell, some people in the US (Trumpian fucktards mostly) are afraid of Muslims and all our terrorists are white neckbeards who are mad they couldn't get laid.

You're vastly more likely to be killed by... just about anything in the US, than terrorists. And thats if you include white mass shooters. Only include jihadists and it's basically background noise. In the EU, while there are significantly more terror attacks, it's still not a huge number of deaths.

Ignoring the spike in fear and hate in the EU or pretending it's not an issue is a mistake. It doesn't matter if it's an irrational fear, it will still lead to bad things.


"There's a bigger chance you die in a car accident than by a terrorist attack!" is what your reasoning sounds like. My question: so what? That's a different problem. There are many different problems about all kinds of things. This is another trick you see people like yourself resort to: I talk about problem A, you bring up problem B. It gets us nowhere at all. I talk about muslims (I actually didn't even) that kill for their religious ideals, you talk about white americans who kill because they can't get laid. Two. Different. Problems. One is an assault against our values, the other is the act of a deranged idiot. Both require a different solution.

Do I have the answers? No. Do I think changing the subject all the fucking time helps anyone? Absolutely not.
 
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43. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jun 28, 2017, 06:05 Quinn
 
VaranDragon wrote on Jun 28, 2017, 04:35:
NKD wrote on Jun 27, 2017, 21:19:
Bard wrote on Jun 27, 2017, 21:15:

They also don't have a culture that peddles fear and hate constantly, to make citizens more susceptible to believing whatever new form of BS they create to justify more conflicts and larger security forces for profit (at their expense).

Oh I don't know about that... there's a lot of fear and hate in the EU, and UK in particular. One example: There is a large population of conservative Muslims who are not well integrated. Lots of backlash. Fear of refugees and immigrants is a big deal in the EU.

When was the last time you went to Europe? Like a big city in Europe. I was in Vienna and Frankfurt last year. The "big deal" you are talking about is basically media and political spin, that politicians have been forcing down our throats as well as yours. Most of the populace in Europe didn't buy it. Which is why the right wing parties have mostly lost in all the big elections this year. The exception is of course the UK with the BREXIT shit. However that's basically an economic bluff that they tried to play on Brussels and it backfired for them and it has very little to do with actual immigration issues (even though they were used as an excuse to get people to vote for it).

I live in The Netherlands and let me assure you, it's no political spin or media frenzy. I'm not sure why many of you are so adamant in not seeing the problem here?

What would you expect with the "open border" policy many of the EU countries have/had? People with a vastly different culture and norms and values that are in direct conflict with our own, enter our countries by the tens of thousands. Of course this causes problems.

People who are most likely to blind themselves to this, are people who think our society is built on tolerance and diversity. Any form of intolerance from our side is therefore perceived as bad. "Intolerance to intolerance" is still bad in their eyes. Because of this, we never dared to educate people with other norms and values about ours. That would be, what... bigotry? A show of xenophobia? Even racism somehow?! This is the reason multiculturalism has in many ways failed, especially for the immigrants themselves. They were never taught to adjust. Think about the shortcomings of an overprotected child. It's a maternity complex of western society (I guess the extreme left): we have to protect everything that is different than ourselves. All the while shitting on ourself in the process.

Politically, I'm on the center/left spectrum. I think it is our obligation to help war refugees. I know not every muslim is a terrorist or in conflict with my lifestyle. But to all the people who keep proclaiming that there's no clash of values going on that's starting to have serious impacts on the world our ancestors fought so hard for to create: I know your heart is in the right place, you don't have to proof it by defending whomever you label the victim.
 
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News Comments > Police Simulator 18 This Year
15. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jun 27, 2017, 15:25 Quinn
 
Angrius Maximis wrote on Jun 27, 2017, 14:07:
So many liberal panty waists on this post I dont even know where to begin

I feel like it's important to say that my first comment in this threat was sarcastic. I fucking HATE the anti-cop environment this victim-horny society is creating. Yes, there are bad, fucked up cops, but the fucking majority of them are heroes by default in my book. But all people do is watch the Youtube channels that only show bad cops (or bad decisions) in action, and then their monkey brains go "All cops are evillll! Oh! And all criminals are victims and awesome and I need to protect them like I'm their goddamn mum!"

Sickens me. But you can all taste my emotion now.

Back to gaming..
 
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News Comments > Police Simulator 18 This Year
14. Re: Police Simulator 18 This Year Jun 27, 2017, 15:23 Quinn
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Jun 27, 2017, 12:54:
Besides shooting civilians wantonly with no repercussions whatsoever, can I also rape, "confiscate" private property, and wag my dick around to compensate for my utter failure as a human being?

Aww did they manage to brainwash you this fucking much, buddy? Police are bad aren't they? Yes they are. They're pigs, yes? Pigs.

When there's something wrong in your neighborhood, WHO THE FUCK ARE YOU GONNA CALL!? Have some fucking respect.
 
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News Comments > Steam Summer Sale Thursday
39. Re: Re: Steam Summer Sale Thursday Jun 24, 2017, 22:21 Quinn
 
Jerykk wrote on Jun 24, 2017, 21:33:
Kxmode wrote on Jun 22, 2017, 14:12:
Quinn wrote on Jun 22, 2017, 02:36:
Kxmode wrote on Jun 21, 2017, 14:20:
Kinguin is okay, but there are constantly better deals on CDKeys, GreenManGaming, and a handful others. Nevermind the fact that Kinguin has a $3 "buyer protection" tax. CDkeys doesn't charge that. The price you see is the price you pay.

You can decline the protection with the click of a button xP GMG hasn't ever had lower prices than Kinguin. Maybe on a very rare circumstance.

What I'm saying is CDKeys bakes protection into the price. Kenguin provides the opt-out but they don't guarantee protection. That's what I was referring to.

I think charging $3 for key protection is shady. It's the responsibility of the platform to ensure buyer protection. Buying keys is already a gray market. It would behoove Kinguin and G2A to make protection a standard feature, not a premium.

Agreed. That said, on the one occasion where a key I bought from the G2A marketplace was revoked, they immediately refunded me even though I didn't sign up for their protection plan.

In addition to offering free protection, it would also be nice if they didn't charge extra for payment methods other than their own store credit.

That protection is simply a quick buck from ppl who want to play it safe. I always opt out of the protection, but got my money back on all my 4 occasions. Again, I've hardly ever seen any webshop cheaper than Kinguin.

Off-topic: Why is Sniper Elite 4 so goddamn expensive, absolutely everywhere?!
 
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News Comments > Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Trailer
4. Re: Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Trailer Jun 24, 2017, 15:43 Quinn
 
Hump wrote on Jun 23, 2017, 19:06:
Hump wrote on Jun 23, 2017, 19:03:
Evidently NOT the "Hellblade" that Techland canceled (assholes)

Who's the "asshole"?

I AM!

Techlands game was named "HellRaid"

HellRaid canceled? Last thing I read is that they parked it.
 
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News Comments > No Recoil for Destiny 2 Guns on PC?
50. Re: No Recoil for Destiny 2 Guns on PC? Jun 24, 2017, 04:05 Quinn
 
Holy shit I was drunk AF when I wrote that. That comment needed way more elaboration and less smugness.

I was aiming at his perspective on the black community, because you guys were talking about the hellhole that is Chicago.

The real king, ofc, is Sam Harris.
 
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