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Study shows Americans have little understanding of their political adversaries Mk17(p-hone)!!Trixie (ID: c5a5d3)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid:   323985[View All]

#Politics
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/06/republicans-and-democrats-dont-understand-each-other/592324/
>Americans who rarely or never follow the news are surprisingly good at estimating the views of people with whom they disagree. On average, they misjudge the preferences of political adversaries by less than 10 percent.
It seems submerging yourself in for profit news media that exists to play on your fears for money, might give you a warped perspective of the world around you.

The same can be said for Europe, and its not just politics.
How not to be ignorant about the world | Hans and Ola Rosling
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Hisp (ID: 8469ec)Country code: ve, country type: geoip, valid: 1  324496

>>324484

The Canadian girl?

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Hisp (ID: 8469ec)Country code: ve, country type: geoip, valid: 1  324507

>>324499

As it seems !!Flutershy is busy nowadays...

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>>324507
yeah, he got married

i uhhh

i dont wanna tell him he's no longer a mod for not being active

i never wanna kick mods off the team

i want mods to see they've been inactive and step down themselves

regardless he is good people

also one of my biggest fears is kicking out a mod
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Hisp (ID: 8469ec)Country code: ve, country type: geoip, valid: 1  324517

>>324511

I understand.

I hope he is doing okey.

c:

This is nostalgia time, it seems.

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>>324517
he;s doing good

and i can understand

i miss him posting too

he has a liberty mindset that i miss seeing around here
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Hisp (ID: 8469ec)Country code: ve, country type: geoip, valid: 1  324531

>>324519

Well, I better take a shower and get ready to sleep soon.

See you around, Mr. Mike.

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>>324531
awww

take care buddy

Anonymous (ID: 83b940)Country code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  324833

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>>324519
The guy with the "transportating sheep in a PT cruiser" story.

Tbf I do sometimes load lawn equipment into a compact car, but I don't think that compares.

Anonymous (ID: 5702d9)Country code: unitedponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325116

>>324223
>>324256
In theory but social democratic nations have a tendency of stopping there and only there so one could argue it ends up just as unproductive. Also people have a tendency for blaming socialism when social democracy fails which can at times send everything back to square one or worse. Both options have their pros and cons and ways they could work and not work.
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Anonymous (ID: 5702d9)Country code: unitedponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325119

>>324352
I'll be sure not to trust attempts at socialism in a country that isn't currently capable of handling it and corrupt power-hungry douchebags tbh.

>>324338
>And he would know, he loved to execute homosexuals and other "degenerates."

Socially conservative communists/red fascists are wild aren't they?

>>324353
>I mean, it usually comes with a promise a utopia

That entirely depends on how truthful the relevant people involved with it are being. Even then, socialism in and of itself isn't actually a one size fits all solution anyway, it's just one piece of the puzzle and even then it's not likely we'll ever reach a utopia, but even so better conditions are something worth striving for- you just have to keep a realistic mentality while doing so.

>>324519
Sorry if I'm disappointing at all with a few things I said despite more or less claiming to be a libertarian socialist. I just see that as the closest term to my understanding but really I'm still figuring myself out and there will be some things I consider deviating on at times. But even so, I think a more libertarian focused approach towards socialism is going to be better than a lot of the alternatives now. "Full" libertarian may or may not ideal but it's something to strive for.
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Snowbell (ID: 683a22)Country code: pittsburgh.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325128

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>>325119

It's really not all that surprising, the concept of "degeneracy" is that particular traits, foibles, fetishes etc. don't benefit society and thus should be done away with. For all the window dressing talk of social justice, equality and all that, socialism and communism only ever really judges people based on their potential utility to society and thus will come to the exact same conclusions as any other variety of religious conservative.

Except instead of being sent to a camp to "pray the gay away" you'll be sent to a gulag or just straight-up executed.

Anonymous (ID: 5702d9)Country code: unitedponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325129

>>325128
Not surprising or not, it shouldn't be tolerated. Reaching the point where the goal of socialism and communism simply becomes utility is backwards thinking and the very same can be said for many forms of capitalism and how disposable people can be to their employers and even nation. It's a problem of mentality and method, not of ideology. The cult-like authoritarian forms of socialism need to end.

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>>325128
Utilitarians are the true silent menace in this world. No one bothers to speak out against them until they're rendered a scared cornered lunatic cut off from any receptive ear. Then no one bats an eye about that person's fate until the next target happens to be you.

And no one speaks out for you, because you never spoke out to save any of the people that might've, and the only people left are those privileged enough to gamble on the lofty moral notion that it's "all for the best," because for most people the odds are against them being on the chopping block.


Those who sound the alarms for urgent solidarity against the "irrationally bigoted" can go blissfully unaware that their very idea of solidarity against "hate" and "prejudice," is rooted in Utilitarianism, the same utilitarianism the authoritarian uses to justify his own atrocities.
The only "solidarity" that can ever matter is not that against any one order, but against order itself.

Down with THE law? Hardly. Down with Law.

Snowbell (ID: 683a22)Country code: pittsburgh.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325131

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>>325129
>>325130

Ahh, it warms my cold frigid heart to see people rail against utilitarianism.

Toybox(Professional Slut)!!Celestia (ID: da0f79)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325132

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>>325130
There are too many people who would not survive in a world of pure anarchy for there to be a big enough movement dedicated to creating it.

The only people who actually are interested in such things are either suicidal or homicidal.

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>>325132
If you're too weak to survive in anarchy, you're likely to be culled in utilitarianism too.

But if you're one of those people who'd dwindle into nothing in anarchy, but thrive in highly structured social hierarchies, it's likely that your essential "talents" are useless outside of a social context, meaning you can't affect your will on reality unless others are living for you.

That's parasitic. If you're like this, I believe you deserve to die.
At least the weakest of the weak, who can't thrive either in order or anarchy, who're truly forced to scavenge and live off the sympathy of others, must feel some semblance of guilt on some level for what they are, and aspire only for the humble life anyone else has, rather than believing they're entitled to dictate the fate of the world like a pharisee.

Even if that meant it would include me as well. When push comes to shove, when I die, I die in the name of Chaos and Biodiversity.

Anonymous (ID: 189600)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325137

>>325136
>But if you're one of those people who'd dwindle into nothing in anarchy, but thrive in highly structured social hierarchies, it's likely that your essential "talents" are useless outside of a social context, meaning you can't affect your will on reality unless others are living for you.
>
>That's parasitic. If you're like this, I believe you deserve to die.
lol, are you actually retarded or just pretending? Kill the queen bee and the whole colony collapses. And yet the queen can't survive without the worker bees. That's symbiosis, not parasitism.

Anonymous (ID: 22af74)Country code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325138

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>>325137
Let em all die.

Let the asocial wasps replace them.

Order is disgusting. My hatred for this monoculture that's endlessly swept over the globe will never die.

If we're really so degenerated that we can no longer last as anything but serf against serf, pontificating little sycophants ever in fear of everyone else and playing ourselves against each other endlessly, iron law in the mask of a loving parent - then let all of it die together.

Every relationship is exploitative. Interdependence is serfdom. Symbiosis is only a yoke, inferior even to death.

Toybox(Professional Slut)!!Celestia (ID: da0f79)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325158

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>>325136
>it's likely that your essential "talents" are useless outside of a social context

To me it seems your essential talents are useless outside of complete anarchy.

Anonymous (ID: 3e948a)Country code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325186

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>>325186
So why do you feel the world should cater to you?

Anonymous (ID: e7fe50)Country code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325229

>>325228
Everyone does.

You're a selfish animal whether you like it or not.

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>>325229
You do enjoy projecting, don't you?

Urda (ID: 7b64c4)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325232

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>>325229
Somehow I agree with this cold honesty.

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>>325232
As a human you have the choice to be that way or not. Animals don't have the cognitive function required to go above and beyond their base instincts. Animals are generally selfish, but as a person you can choose to be more than that. Using it as an excuse to be an awful person is cowardly.

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>>325234
>Animals don't have the cognitive function required to go above and beyond their base instincts.
Prejudiced and tautological. Who defines, according to human science, what's a "base instinct" and what's an "advanced, human trait?"
Humans.

The concepts you use to draw your arbitrary lines in the sand between human and "those other animals" have anthropocentrism built in.
It would be like if different human ethnic groups lacked the ability to learn foreign languages, and so, because human races had no means of verbal communication between them, the most ethnocentric groups took this language barrier to mean that only their own tongue conveyed real knowledge, and all the other races were animals because they could never learn the "Tongue of Intelligent Civilization" they took for granted.


And yeah, I get it, some people can be fucked in the head enough to be more selfless than selfish along the whole of their lives, but ultimately those that are only conditionally altruistic to the benefit of their society rather than its minority of divergents are treated most kindly by natural selection. This, in turn, shows us that altruism is fundamentally underlied by an individual or society's own continued existence, that survival will take precedence when push comes to shove.

Because "altruism" evolved through natural selection in the ways that it does manifest, its ulterior goal must be species survival, meaning that the altruism we see in nature is not usually Altruism-for-Altruism's-Sake, but Altruism-for-Survival.
Therefore, it makes little sense for people like you to take altruism and put it aside from all the other basic life instincts, instead spiritualizing it in a way, attributing to it its own greater intrinsic value.

If society lets you live, if it favors your survival strategy, and you serve and defend it, then you are doing what serves you best, because, like all normal life, you wish on some level for the world to cater to you.
If social order is highly destructive to my own existence, and thus I try to undermine it, I do what serves me best, because I want the world to cater to me.


The only prejudice here is your implication that there's something wrong with this, or that an alternative is inherently a "better" way to be.

Mk17(p-hone)!!Trixie (ID: 657c75)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325238

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>>325236
You're right in the fact that cooperation and selflessness have become intrinsic human instincts selected for because they are an advantage to the species, but you are wrong by saying:
>And yeah, I get it, some people can be fucked in the head enough to be more selfless than selfish along the whole of their lives
Because your own argument makes this invalid.
You paint a picture of the world based on your own perception and cite fringe extreme examples of selfishness as proof, when in reality, the species is made of of the billions of people who work together and aid each other on a daily basis, that you will never hear about, not the ~.0000000000001% of selfish pricks you hear about in the news.

The mere fact that it's even interesting to hear about harmful selfish people is because it's out of the ordinary.
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>>325238
I'm not talking about the fringe minority, m8.

I'm referring to the fact that even though individuals, even entire castes of them, can be prone to cooperation, the greater whole that they form functions selfishly.
There's no guarantee that whatever society you're born into will accept or even tolerate you just because you tried to follow their rules to the best of your ability. People's empathetic responses aren't thought-out dispassionate calculations of a person's moral merit based on their actions, their circumstances, or their intentions, they're at-a-glance clockings of whether a person is one of you or just not one of you. If you happen to be born the wrong person, then no matter what you do, you may find yourself unable to find any tribe that takes you in, because they all reserve the right to throw you out on the highway if you vibe funny.

From an evolutionary perspective, this makes sense, since any individual that doesn't radiate the right empathetic markers may be diseased, hostile, or masking its intentions. The individual in question may be totally benign, but evolution doesn't care about those few because they're the exception; empathetic response doesn't have to be perfectly accurate, it's just a heuristic.
What this does tell us is that biological fitness does take precedence over fairness in many day-to-day interactions, which contradicts our prejudiced assumption that natural cooperation is the same as what we'd call "fairness." We tell ourselves that we strive to be dispassionate and impartial intellectually, but then our day-to-day interactions, predicated on heuristics that evolved with biological fitness in mind and not necessarily fairness, contradict that.



The enforcement of any order means the elimination of whatever agents contradict that order, which is an act of violence. We appeal to protecting these orders by saying that "they have the right to exist," a sensibility that is derived from our own notions of personal rights to exist. But the continuation of any order, in accordance with its right to exist, implies forcing the individuals that comprise it to comply, and eliminating those that don't. The individual right to exist is negated by group right to exist, and individual self-determination is negated by group self-determination, inherently. Just by existing, the greater structure violates the very principles we use to justify it.

When we say "we must have a strong civilization, because we could not survive without it!", what are we saying of those who could not survive because of it? Obviously our concern cannot be with human life itself, only with the larger set of human lives, those who are not thrown into society's burn pile. We are simply dictating that "the needs of the many shall supersede the needs of the few."
But if you're among the Few and you're being sacrificed, unless you happen to be particularly selfless, what do you care of the good of the "Many" when it's your own head on the chopping block? To you, the needs of the few outweigh those of the many! All the tears and protests in the world won't be enough to convince your executioners that the needs of the many might not outweigh those of the few, that none of them would ever accept the risk of being in your own situation if they knew what it were like.
It's not them getting killed, so what do the tears of one "degenerate" mean to them?! "Fuck yours, got mine!" they say, privileged enough to have won the gamble.
In the end, they only agree to it because they can afford to, no matter who else can't. In a sense, it's just Might Makes Right, not some exceptional, ethereal moral spirit that lies apart from all our other arbitrary heuristics.


If they can condone the atrocity that is Utilitarianism because, whether or not they realize it, they work on a principle of Might Makes Right, then I shall work on the principle that my Might makes my Right. The true implications of Utilitarianism prove that its holders are scarcely less "animalistic" than any other vulture at the end of the day.

Mk17(p-hone)!!Trixie (ID: 657c75)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325244

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>>325243
But again, your stepping on your own argument by labeling the entirety of the species as selfish, because of an unwillingness to accept the outlier.
Of course they arnt going to accept that outlier because the outlier is what is being selected against, and the outlier is the one who cant cooperate and instead makes grand arguments of why all humans are selfish for not accepting them.

The rearity is the one who is selfish and motivated enough to act on their own self motivation to succeed, and it doesn't happen often enough for the trait to propagate a species, because if it did, we wouldnt be social creatures, we would be solitary ones that consume one another and for sure wouldnt have time to think about "why".

To keep in line with your biological explanations, the ones born that are completely motivated by self interest are the ones who are the evolutionary anomaly and therefore the ones "fucked in the head" as you put it.
Which, is also why the tend to be the outcast.

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>>325236
>If society lets you live

Here is the fundimental flaw in your argument. Society doesn't "let" me do anything. I exist within it and it cares little about my existence provided I don't get in it's way. It's not "letting me live" any more than you let animals and insects outside your home live. If they aren't intruding on your space you really have no interest in them.

You seem to be under the impression that society is actively trying to destroy people and that comes from the fact that you have way too strong of an idea of self-importance in which you think the entire world and the government give a shit about what you are doing.

They don't. You don't fuck with them and they ignore your existence. That's how the whole thing works. They don't 'keep me around because I serve them.' they literally just don't know or care I exist, and therefore I can do whatever I want provided I don't break anything that would draw their attention.

You blame society for "keeping you down" when at worst it simply ignores you unless you specifically do something to piss it off. No one is 'out to get you' and our modern society is not constantly judging whether someone is worthy of keeping around. It just doesn't care enough.
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>>325244
The outliers aren't all just ones who are particularly selfish and motivated, though. You can be useless to your civilization by no fault of your own even if you're perfectly docile but just don't meet the baseline productive efficiency. Further, since our societies are so different from stone-age ones, you can be materially useful to this society in productive terms but get cockblocked out of all the pathways to get there, because our heuristics of social acceptance are a lot more punishing towards first-glance empathic tells that may not necessarily reflect how talented you are for other purposes, but might've been related to that in prehistory.


If the machine is the only one that's allowed to define these metrics, why also are they the only ones who get to condone or condemn a person based on them? The ambitious and antisocial get into positions of power and turn their own portions of the system to the brutality of inlier and outlier alike, so why is the weak outlier the same as the abnormally strong outlier?
For some people there's pretty much nothing you can do to make them stop trying to destroy you.

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>>325246
No one is trying to destroy you. Get over yourself.

Mk17(p-hone)!!Trixie (ID: 657c75)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325249

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>>325246
No, the outliers are anyone who decides they are different from, and therefore outside the bounds of society, whether it be willing or not.
In fact, the presence of some sort of charitable entity that exists in just about every culture since the begining of civilization seems to negate your argument entirely.
The ones who cant/wont are not forgotten about, in fact they are normally the focus of human societies biggest internal issues.

We hold up the weak to the determent to ourselves, willingly and by instinct because it is a consequence of our instinctual cooperation and mutualism.

Again, you can cite extreme examples of societies that run against the grain of this idea, but those societies are still outliers and have been, or will be, destroyed.

Ika (ID: 5b4b16)Country code: mx, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325250

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>>325248
I will.

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>>325249
I'll concede that this exists in Western cultures to some extent, but not in every one and especially not in the far east. In China they just kill anyone they don't have a use for and certainly those who let anything slip that might be disrespectful towards the system, even by accident.

It's less that societies today never show true selflessness (some sort of do), more that it's not that great an evolutionary benefit, and so may be selected against when push comes to shove. Since systemically killing off all the sick and weak can be a benefit to the greater society if you have a tradition that does it in a way that doesn't ruffle feathers, societies that do do this or perhaps begin doing this might have a leg up against societies that don't, and may outcompete them in the future.

So we may have our little bubble, and it may be favorable to endorse this one for now over the alternative, but overall, societies just becoming selflessly altruistic is an anomaly in evolution, and is best understood as a random mutation that occurs in societies when they are spawned, rather than a mutation found in individuals. It's a quirk that can just appear by evolutionary chance when we think of societies as we would individual animals, but in the long run, there's no reason to believe it would ever be favored against the evolutionary alternative when push comes to shove.
An instance of society can be relatively "kind," but as society itself has no inherent provision that it'll be formed with a principle of selfless altruism, all in all, there's no reason to think society itself is a positive thing, and that the one we happen to live in isn't just a freak exception.

Mk17(p-hone)!!Trixie (ID: 5ed4d7)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325254

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>>325251
What your calling an anomaly of evolution, is what is actually the continuation of it.
Humans have been constantly evolving towards a cooperative society for thousands of years, and barring any major catastrophe, will continue for thousands more.
Just because yesterday and tomorrow will see little change doesn't negate the tens of thousands of years from us walking around gathering food in small family tribes, to being a literal global society where being in poverty is becoming the outlier in of itself, the amount of people in it halved by the decade, and the very idea of what constitutes it being redefined along with it.

We dont build buildings in complex city networks, go to space and obsess over instant communication because we are, as a whole, selfish nomadic people who will screw over our neighbor if it means gaining a grain more of material wealth.
China is a good example of an outlier because they have only existed in their current state for a very very short time, and like russia, probably wont last, crumbling under their own internal struggle.
Even as we speak their people are revolting and shutting down airports and shit, they are losing control, and that loss of control i expect will spread, because they are rubbing the average person against their own instincts, and the average person is what makes society, not its kings.

Its selfish to think that just because your not seeing something that is a gradual evolution in the period of your own measly lifetime, that its not happening or cant happen.

Though there are pockets of examples, of violence, subjugation, crime and selfishness, these have all trended downwards since the first person said "hey, we can actually plant and harvest crops and raise livestock rather than follow herds and move to new pasture, but we have to do it together".

Just because you've experienced selfishness in your life, or you can find pockets of historical and current examples doesn't dictate that the overall trend of humanity is that of selfishness and greed, because in the grand scheme its quite the opposite. Its not something that happens in the blink of an eye, its something that is happening slowly but surely, over the course of millennia.
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Anonymous (ID: a2fb06)Country code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325272

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>>325254
IDK, just seems like hopeful optimism to me. I would've been thrown down a well were I born 50 years earlier in this country. I can't self-identify with a legacy like that, and I doubt any other culture out there was ever any kinder.
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Mk17(p-hone)!!Trixie (ID: 788e56)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325274

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>>325272
Who the hell was throwing children down a well in 1970?
On top of that, what attributes of yours make you come to that conclusion?

(ID: a04c31)Country code: amsterdam.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325277

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>>325274
Sounds to me like he has a victim complex.

He's caught up on the fact that he apparently can't do math very well and basically seems to assume that anyone who can't do math is completely worthless and there are gestapo groups looking for people who are bad at math so they can line them up for a firing squad.

Which admittedly is one of the most unique conspiracy theories I've heard so far.
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Ika (ID: 5b4b16)Country code: mx, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325278

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>>325277
I am indeed hunting you and him for your sins against numbers.

(ID: c2a25a)Country code: amsterdam.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325279

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>>325278
To be fair I have a medical condition.

I actually really like math in concept, I just can't do it.

Ika (ID: 5b4b16)Country code: mx, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325282

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>>325279
We shall see what Plato's judgement says about that.

Anonymous (ID: ee765c)Country code: unitedponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325284

>>325234
>Animals don't have the cognitive function required to go above and beyond their base instincts. Animals are generally selfish

I don't even think this is true because I've seen too many examples of animals behaving selflessly to animals and humans with no reason involving their instincts. If humans are capable of being selfless, animals are too. That said though, a lot of living beings are not inherently selfish or selfless.

Mk17(p-hone)!!Trixie (ID: 6f7fe5)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325290

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>>325277
I think you are right that he sees himself as some kind of victim to an invisible hand, esp if he is under the impression that he would have been killed as a child simply for being born as recently as 1970.

For what reason, i dont know.

>>325279
I also cant math well. I've been trying to improve by trying to calculate ride fares while giving rides in my head, then seeing how close i came.
Its a lot of large number multiplication and i have, eh, a 5050 success rate haha.

>>325284
I think as research continues the lines between human and other animal cognition will become more blurred.
Esp when it comes to animals like dolphins and whales.

Nigerian Princess (ID: e58db3)Country code: pittsburgh.png, country type: customflag, valid: 1  325304

>>325290
>I also cant math well
A lot of math education in this country sucks. They just ask you to memorize rules like "d(x^n)/dx = n x^(n-1)" without ensuring that you understand the rules or are able to prove them.

Edit: fuck me trying enter math on a bloody phone
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Toybox(Professional Slut)!!Celestia (ID: da0f79)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325305

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>>325290
I actually suffer from this.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyscalculia

As I've stated many times. Ironically, much as how people with Dyslexia tend to be incredibly good at math, I've become incredibly good at language, and I attribute a lot of it to this.
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Mk17(p-hone)!!Trixie (ID: 6f7fe5)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325310

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>>325304
Yeah, i could go on all night about how the education system fucks you over when it comes to math.
But ill sum it up just by saying, there was a time i could do math well, until i had to focus on doing it the "correct" way and show the "correct" work.
Tbh, a lot of what ive been doing lately is trying to remember how i use to be able to do basic arithmetic in my head.

>>325305
Well, we know i cant spell, and i cant multiply in my head, so... I guess i cant to ether.

But i can talk a big game, and thats just as good.

a lost pony !piNKiEPie. (ID: 9c6ffe)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325373

>>323985
Americans have little to no understanding of most important things and less actual thinking ability with each passing generation.

By design of our owners. Keep looking up.

vynn (ID: 1fad3d)Country code: us, country type: geoip, valid: 1  325377

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>>325305
Dyscalculia, enemy to the Belmont family.


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