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About those shootings.

Discussion in 'Ethics & Morality' started by OldWiseGuy, Aug 11, 2017.

  1. OldWiseGuy

    OldWiseGuy Alpha Male (Retired) Supporter

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    I think you're playing Jenga with my argument.
     
  2. Desk trauma

    Desk trauma Atheist Capitalist Supporter

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    More accurately: law makers who gave drug trade to criminals complicit in weekend gang shooting.
     
  3. OldWiseGuy

    OldWiseGuy Alpha Male (Retired) Supporter

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    True. Guilt can go pretty deep into society.
     
  4. OldWiseGuy

    OldWiseGuy Alpha Male (Retired) Supporter

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    What's going on? Post are disappearing from my threads.
     
  5. Earatha

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    Was it doing that one post per page thing? Because it was doing that to me too and I think it was a glitch.
     
  6. OldWiseGuy

    OldWiseGuy Alpha Male (Retired) Supporter

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    Seems to be ok now.
     
  7. Non sequitur

    Non sequitur Wokest Bae Of The Forum

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    Depends on what is entailed by getting "our undies in a wad".
     
  8. OldWiseGuy

    OldWiseGuy Alpha Male (Retired) Supporter

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    Making a bigger deal of it than it actually is.
     
  9. Non sequitur

    Non sequitur Wokest Bae Of The Forum

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    Are gangland shootings not a big enough deal to be concerned about?
     
  10. OldWiseGuy

    OldWiseGuy Alpha Male (Retired) Supporter

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    Dirty Harry nailed it. :D

    There are lots of problems that have simple solutions, but they are so profitable for those at the top that they are being milked for all they're worth. Why kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.
     
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  11. Non sequitur

    Non sequitur Wokest Bae Of The Forum

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    So, Dirty Harry not being concerned about what led to these things happening and why is a good thing?
     
  12. Nicholas Deka

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    I was in a homeless gang once. Outsi-ide!
     
  13. OldWiseGuy

    OldWiseGuy Alpha Male (Retired) Supporter

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    That wasn't Dirty Harry's job. The why left the station long ago.

    In that regard why don't these drug gangs use that money to help their neighborhoods instead of getting them all hooked? Lot's of money comes in from the outside, from white people. If they were smart it could be a four-way win.
     
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  14. Non sequitur

    Non sequitur Wokest Bae Of The Forum

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    Wasn't talking about his job, but concerned about it. I have many concerns about things that aren't my job.

    That's a good question. Maybe we should look into what reasons (situational, choices, etc.) people would do things like that and assist in the things we can?
     
  15. OldWiseGuy

    OldWiseGuy Alpha Male (Retired) Supporter

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    Now we're getting somewhere. If the drug dealers would help their communities and reduce their violence the cops would likely back off from enforcement. Of course we would need them to raise their prices to help cover other costs associated with the users. We could actually make lemonade out of this lemon.
     
  16. Earatha

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    The cynic in me says that wouldn't happen. A large reason why weed is so illegal is because of Nixon, who amped up the war on drugs despite knowing pot was safe in order to villanize and disrupt the communities he didn't like.
     
  17. Non sequitur

    Non sequitur Wokest Bae Of The Forum

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    Great!

    How do we go about that, aside from endorsing more drug usage, killing them or giving them a print out of your list?
     
  18. OldWiseGuy

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    I guess we're not getting somewhere after all. :(
     
  19. OldWiseGuy

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    Of course it won't happen. It was just a thought. These communities are lost and nothing will help. We are swimming toward a drowning person that we know will drown before we can get to him. We should just save our strength and watch from shore.
     
  20. Non sequitur

    Non sequitur Wokest Bae Of The Forum

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    That is indeed a sad thing.

    Either endorsing more drug use or letting people kill each other seem like dark options.
     
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