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Old 09-25-2019, 04:39 PM   #7052 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
I missed the 'violence' part of the discussion.Where did that come in?
It's not necessarily a conscience or overt objective, but rather a consequence of causing division among people. You'll have to go back to my "us" vs "them" comment to follow along the thought train that leads to violence.

We tend to think violence erupts up out of nowhere, or very suddenly, when the reality is that we get there step by step, either as a consequence of planned action (WWII Nazis), or as a consequence of our inability to understand that division/disgust (pre Nazis) is the road toward violence.

Nazis didn't kill people, they killed "infestations". There's a process to converting people like me and you into infestations.

I'm not saying people like Soph and Greta are motivated toward violence; only that it's a possible outcome from having a character of division. As Peterson would say, lets not take the first step in the first place, even if it might not end up with people at eachothers throats.
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