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    Global warming and other political topics

    Discuss them, but DON'T discuss them. You figure it out.
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    Global warming is science related...yes? Throw out the politics and there's still quite a bit remaining to discuss & debate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigscoop View Post
    Global warming is science related...yes? Throw out the politics and there's still quite a bit remaining to discuss & debate.
    I guess you haven't read many of the threads on this board. Not surprising it turns into a political discussion, because it's a hot button issue in politics.

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    There are two camps. One, believing in it,aligns itself with liberals. The one that does not, aligns itself with conservatives.
    The point he is trying to make is that it is nearly impossible to discuss many topics without taking a side, and those sides are all too often POLITICAL.
    The very nature of discussion and debate is almost exclusively political.
    Most people who raise a stink about something being "political" do it because they DISAGREE with the opinion being presented.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diggit View Post
    There are two camps. One, believing in it,aligns itself with liberals. The one that does not, aligns itself with conservatives.
    The point he is trying to make is that it is nearly impossible to discuss many topics without taking a side, and those sides are all too often POLITICAL.
    The very nature of discussion and debate is almost exclusively political.
    Most people who raise a stink about something being "political" do it because they DISAGREE with the opinion being presented.
    Not totally true. I do know persons who are very conservative who DO believe in global warming, and very liberal folks who don't.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadeaux View Post
    Not totally true. I do know persons who are very conservative who DO believe in global warming, and very liberal folks who don't.
    I agree, but it has been my experience that the MAJORITY of people subscribe to this.
    Just my experience.

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    The point is, I thought we weren't supposed to discuss liberals and conservatives and what they believe. We just had a mod go ballistic on another thread where nothing political was even going on. So what about this board?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kentucky Kache View Post
    The point is, I thought we weren't supposed to discuss liberals and conservatives and what they believe. We just had a mod go ballistic on another thread where nothing political was even going on. So what about this board?
    Mods will do that from time to time. It is usually caused by confusion. They are often persons who believe one way, but by the very charge they are given, they must act in a different way, live by a different standard than their own.

    Kind of like when a co-worker gets canned for doing the right thing. Perhaps their doing the right thing ended up exposing wrong behavior elsewhere in the company. You don't see the higher up getting punished because he may have something on the boss. So, in order to keep your job, maybe you are not completely honest with yourself. You might think about some of that person's past mistakes and try to reason that they were fired because of those past mistakes, instead of ascribing it to the illogical behavior of others trying to cover their butts.
    Know your homophones (as opposed to homophobes like me)! Know which ones to use ... and their meaning:

    "Know" is related to knowledge, while "No" is a negative response.

    "There" is a location, while "Their" shows possession and "They're" is the contraction of "They are".

    "Which" specifies an item from a set but a "Witch" casts spells and wears a pointy black hat.

    "Patients" (people receiving medical care) must show "patience" (tolerate delay).


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    Funny thing about global warming is that it does have a small bit of science, not science fact, but science conjecture. And that conjecture is, in reality, more of a religion based on faith. So really, it is a cult for the believers,, nearly like Jim Jones. Where everyone believed so hard they did detrimental things to themselves for their belief.

    A lack of critical thinking.

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    Point is.....it can be discussed and debated, and very well, without politics. The possibility of global warming only becomes a political based issue if you wish to become such. Discussing and debating the actual sciences/theories, etc., of global warming has absolutely nothing to do with politics.
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    In the USA religion and politics are extremely intertwined.
    In simplistic terms if one believes that God created the earth, then it's hard for such folk to see how mankind can
    influence something fundamental to life on earth such as the climate ( or evolution of species).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kentucky Kache View Post
    The point is, I thought we weren't supposed to discuss liberals and conservatives and what they believe. We just had a mod go ballistic on another thread where nothing political was even going on. So what about this board?
    Once you bring liberal / conservative, dem / rep, socialism vs democracy and so on into a thread or post it becomes pure politics, just like post that was deleted in the other thread.....

    We have seen over and over what happens here when politics is allowed on the forums........It doesnt matter what my political beliefs are and even if I agree with what you post, the owners of TN forum have clearly stated they want no politics on the forum period....It is TreasureNet rules...........

    You want to discuss issues that is fine, but keep all politics out of it, if members can't keep the politics out of it, thread will be locked down, if someone insists on constantly making threads political they can be muted or banned.....
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    Treasure_Hunter, banning won't do much good either, they just come back under different ID's

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    Spart we can ban ips and search by ips.. we have a lot of tools, but it is much easier for all if rules are just followed.




    HERE IS THE THING ABOUT RIGHTS, THEY'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE VOTED ON, THAT IS WHY THEY CALL THEM RIGHTS!

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    MY LIBERTY AND FREEDOMS ARE NOT YOURS TO GIVE OR TAKE!.......THEY DIDN'T MAKE US FREE, WE WERE BORN FREE, AS LONG AS WE HAVE THE 2ND AMENDMENT WE WILL REMAIN FREE!






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    We are aware of all of that. I have ran gaming servers for years, traced hundreds of ips of hackers using cheat codes, while not easy it is something that can be done. We have banned dozens of spammers using multiple accounts here, there are clues to look for.

    TOS would not come into play on someone who has been banned and returned under different name
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    HERE IS THE THING ABOUT RIGHTS, THEY'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE VOTED ON, THAT IS WHY THEY CALL THEM RIGHTS!

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