BrowseDuringClass1917

BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote

have pointed to the traumatizing experience of the 1930s and 1940s, when the struggle with Nazism persuaded a generation of American elites that peace and prosperity depended on global U.S. supremacy.

Is this a joke? The poor little American tycoons that owned factories and sold vehicles/weapons/etc. to the Nazis were traumatized by WW2? I mean I wasn’t expecting much from an article about cod, but jesus christ this just made me stop reading immediately.

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote (edited )

Don’t have strong opinions, but their pandemic response was excellent and should be considered a model. Building 2 hospitals in a few weeks and aggressively quarantining the way they did was amazing. It is a pandemic response strategy which can be implemented in most countries and can starve the pandemic in only a few months.

I also support another specific one of their policies, but I got banned for that so I won’t ‘rehash’ it

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote

It seems to me like, unless we are squashing it all, everywhere,

Yes, but that would be evil authoritarianism like CHINA and VIETNAM and CUBA! Scary communist countries! Whatever they do we MUST do the opposite! It is NECESSARY for Western Civilization and the FREEDOM granted to us by the MARKET! Die for the green line on the graph.

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote

'federationist’ anarchism doesn't have a long, cherished history, though; it's literally just some mish-mash of already existing ideas.

From the article I was under the assumption it was just a reiteration of the same ideological stance that organizations like the FAI and many other early anarchist organization.

There's literally no reason for why it can't. If there was one, you've yet to provide it.

Because it can’t adequately disprove any points made by the essay which is being targeted for point-by-point “commentary”. Nor can it propose any sort of counter-position which would be necessary to create constructive discourse.

So what? The idea that a critique has no worth because it doesn't reach some arbitrary standard of length is too narrow-minded to take seriously.

It isn’t about arbitrary length, obviously. It’s about having enough worthwhile content to make the discourse meaningful or useful at all. This twitter thread is literally a waste of time to read, for anybody, it’s useless, it’s noise in the void.

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote

Don’t know what NazAn is, but it is very obvious that any serious political ideology, such as ‘federationist’ anarchism with a long and cherished history can not be refuted in a series of point by point zingers. People write whole papers, whole books on these disputes, this twitter whining is not worth anybody’s time to read.

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote (edited )

but hobby pornographers are a thing right now, in capitalist countries.

Not true hobby pornography, as it exists in the context of a sick capitalist society. There is no real true hobby of any kind.

u are worthy of a ban if you keep saying stuff like that imo.

Why?

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote (edited )

As a hobby? Better sex education and a wider societal shift which doesn’t view sex as a cheap commodity to be thrown around willy nilly, for lack of a better term. However, hobbyist and non-commodity porn is probably fine to exist despite my personal attitudes, but that’s not sex work, because it’s not work. This type of porn can only exist in some sort of post-capitalist society though.

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote

You’re bad at pointing out contradictions. I can think China is right about banning porn without knowing how it would be best for them to implement such a ban. A ban on porn is something I support regardless of country, the implementation of such a ban is unique to each country. This is not contradictory.

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote (edited )

Restorative and rehabilitative justice are things which exist. For me, every crime should be treated first through those means, with a focus on reintegrating the criminal into society with support and new opportunities. Only the most heinous criminals, that is serial murderers, rapists, etc. would be forced to stay in a prison system.

I just think China is right to ban pornography, I don’t know anything about their justice system to be able to make a judgement in that regard.

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote

My kin? I was not even talking about the issue from a feminist perspective of any kind, and I made sure to only refer to sex-workers as gender neutral because it is, in fact, a gender neutral profession.

Interesting though that you lump ‘femmes’ into the woman category, implicitly denying their nonbinary identities.

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BrowseDuringClass1917 wrote (edited )

I believe that sex-work is directly harmful to the sex-worker in a way that is different to other forms of work due to the nature of sexuality as being intimately and uniquely intertwined with the general psychology of a person. In that way, the banning of porn and sex-work is pro sex-worker, not anti sex-worker.

Of course, in a society where there is no alternative to sex-work and the banning of it would only serve to criminalize poor sex-workers, then I would oppose the ban until certain measures were put in place to ensure an alternative for working people.

That being said, I will reiterate that none of this breaches the ToS.

Also, I oppose coal work, that does not make me anti coal worker. Same concept applies.

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