[FoRK] Republicanism as Religion

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Thu Sep 15 14:04:32 PDT 2011


Yes, I've heard your conspiracy theory before.  Everyone is the victim 
of some regurgitation scheme propagated by some single source of media.

Greg

On 9/15/2011 1:41 PM, Aaron Burt wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 10:25:30AM -0700, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
>> Those are my words; it's an original quote in response to the cited
>> article.
>
> It was nice of you to take the time to rephrase it.
> It's still a stock response.
>
> I suspect that one of the important roles of modern right-wing media is to
> rehearse (and teach) the stock arguments and verbal tactics that support
> the ideologies and defend against outside information and views.
>
> Kinda reminds me of how a former Christian Scientist I know describes his
> upbringing.  Keep practicing the arguments...
>
> Originality is overrated anyway,
>    Aaron
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