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Originally Posted by Nacia View Post
what is the difference ?


E Zamora is going down the CB rabbit hole. I’d stay out of that, lest you get sucked in. A few weeks ago I got sucked down a Lil Tay rabbit hole on YouTube. That’s a couple hours I won’t get back.

To get back on track... like I said, “all men are created equal” has become the basis of western legal philosophy. It is a cornerstone of modern liberal democracy, where all men (and women) are considered equal under the law. I realize that when it was written all “black” men (and others) were not treated as equal under the law, but they are now. In practice, it’s still not a perfect system and we need to continue to make strides in that direction, but it is still a pillar in the world as far as legal systems go.

There will always be problems with any system or hierarchy. They should be scrutinized and adjusted constantly. This is part of the value of the left vs right struggle. Both sides are necessary.

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No. I get it. Some people will say just about anything to string you along or get in the last word. They don't even seem to care if they're contradicting themselves or if it makes any sense...

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No. I get it. Some people will say just about anything to string you along or get in the last word. They don't even seem to care if they're contradicting themselves or if it makes any sense...


Google Lil Tay if you fancy a good rabbit hole.
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Google Lil Tay if you fancy a good rabbit hole.
My instincts lead me resist and argue against notions about the decline of civilization; and then I see something like this.
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My instincts lead me resist and argue against notions about the decline of civilization; and then I see something like this.


Don’t worry. It’s just the stupid people.



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Originally Posted by E. Zamora View Post
No. I get it. Some people will say just about anything to string you along or get in the last word. They don't even seem to care if they're contradicting themselves or if it makes any sense...
The question was again:
what is the difference between machismo and masculinity?
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Originally Posted by Nacia View Post
The question was again:
what is the difference between machismo and masculinity?

to me:
Machismo: Open shirts, flashy jewelry (necklaces, et al ) a strutting attitude - a lot of peacocking.



Masculinity: A man acting as a man should
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Are all men created equally?

Are all women ...
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Well, some people are definitely more equal than others.
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
E Zamora is going down the CB rabbit hole. I’d stay out of that, lest you get sucked in. A few weeks ago I got sucked down a Lil Tay rabbit hole on YouTube. That’s a couple hours I won’t get back.

To get back on track... like I said, “all men are created equal” has become the basis of western legal philosophy. It is a cornerstone of modern liberal democracy, where all men (and women) are considered equal under the law. I realize that when it was written all “black” men (and others) were not treated as equal under the law, but they are now. In practice, it’s still not a perfect system and we need to continue to make strides in that direction, but it is still a pillar in the world as far as legal systems go.

There will always be problems with any system or hierarchy. They should be scrutinized and adjusted constantly. This is part of the value of the left vs right struggle. Both sides are necessary.
I get it but what about the middle bit?
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Originally Posted by Cityboy View Post
Are all men created equally?

Are all women ...
not created equally?!
that is just a pure guess.
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Originally Posted by E. Zamora View Post
Well, some people are definitely more equal than others.


Really? Who? I mean, aside from me of course.
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