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Muzha Man wrote:Absolutely. Forumosa without Chewie and tommy would be a barren place indeed.
Some people love sanitized sites because it gives them a false sense of power within such barren landscapes. I'm please this site is more welcoming to people with contrarian viewpoints etc. Together we're better, right? Isn't that the slogan so many preach for diversity but in reality often don't follow?
So I got an expresso and a hot burrito!
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ChewDawg wrote:...Together we're better, right? Isn't that the slogan so many preach for diversity but in reality often don't follow?
Don't get all fucking hippie on me, man.
“Everywhere else in the world is also really old” said Prof. Liu, a renowned historian at Beijing University. “We always learn that China has 5000 years of cultural heritage, and that therefore we are very special. It appears that other places also have some of this heritage stuff. And are also old. Like, really old.”http://hikingintaiwan.blogspot.com/
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Homey wrote:The funny thing is, each and every time I come upon an accident, stop the scoot and start to help, I am immediately assisted by other people. It's as if people are waiting for that first person to actually stop, then they feel it's safe to help.
This confirms my long held suspicion that 99% of the world consists of copycat followers. Most behavior is driven by what the 1% does or doesn't do.
It's particularly egregious in car accidents with bloodied people lying on the ground, but to tell the truth, this could pretty much describe all the people I see everywhere all of the time in all of their behaviors.
Most people don't have any actual individual initiative, beliefs or thoughts. But they're very ready to jump aboard trains that are leaving the station. Lots of lemmings in this world.
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