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657 No. 657 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Less noise, less congestion, less corporations, less rules, less taxes, less concrete... maybe not quite a world of hunter-gatherers and stone huts, just a simpler and more free one.
>> No. 658 [Edit]
Simple usually means less civilized. No internet connection. Having to grow your own food, and then cook it, and then clean up after cooking. Long distance away from supplies, like basic cleaning necessities. Who knows about the bathroom situation. Getting your water from a well or something.

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655 No. 655 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
True communism, never existed in the world. We can talk about communists -people with a certain definition of communism, views and possibly communal ownership, in a state reality which has as much to do with communism as design space ferries with chicken farms.Even
the communist government, composed of communists, does not determine the communist regime and sooner on the more or less real or more or less utopian version of socialism.

First of all, communism has never been built, maybe apart from the Sultanate of Brunei and the United Arab Emirates, where thanks to the small size of the country and with large oil deposits, a system was introduced that the citizen gets what he needs from power and for free. But even there there are class differences and money,which in communism should not be necessary.

Meanwhile in a society which fully understand idea of communism , each individual will intuitively know what to do and where to go
to enter into resonance with another unit that is able to provide it (whether it's a service or a good). There will be no currency in this a society. Everyone will do what he is passionate about and excitement. For example, one person is passionate about producing healthy food and other person is passionate about producingtools for the production of this food. Some of them will satisfy the needs of others without the need for money. In our present society, this solution exists partly among passionate people. The one who lives with passion and excitement will notice the same as "things" always happen in the right place and time, and one does not have to strain too much to live in abundance.

Unfortunately, today's society is dominated by the desire to dominate and having more than others. This creates a hierarchy and social problems . Let changes take place they must occur at the level of the individual and then at the level of the collective.
>> No. 656 [Edit]
>>655
>Meanwhile in a society which fully understand idea of communism , each individual will intuitively know what to do and where to go
No, they won't. People are not blank slates and people are not ants. What if there is not enough people passionate about growing food, or driving buses, or cleaning toilets, or working in a factory? If I want a laptop, how would I get it and how would it be made? Would there there be a laptop guild? Would they have the resources to get the supplies and equipment plus maintenance and electricity for it? With the help of people who just happen to be passionate about providing those things? What would I give in exchange for the laptop? Would they really just give it to me, let alone 500 other people? How long would it take to get mine?

How would the people passionate about growing food decide on who gets what land? I don't want to share land. Who will stop me from fighting over it? What if the guys who grow food decide to only give it to people in exchange for servitude and other forms of authority? They could team up and basically form a new, non-real communism government? They'll want to do it to, regardless of how well they know communism. What about their kids? Will they give a shit about ideology? Who will be responsible for teaching real communism if not a government?

Any government will take advantage of their power to live better than others. You need a government to stop another government from being formed by people who posses necessities or weapons. "Domination" is simply a means to an end, a better life for you and your family.

Or, I could just do nothing and live off others work. What about people who are passionate about nothing or watching TV all day? Or eating and breeding? What if way more people are "passionate" about things that aren't beneficial to others?

If I work harder than some fucker, I want to live better than him, otherwise, why bother? Many people think like that, at least to some extent, and then things turn to shit. You can't reprogram human nature, which did not evolve to be compatible with communism
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445 No. 445 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
What has you political evolution been like?
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>> No. 626 [Edit]
For as long as I can remember, I have been libertarian socialist. Even when I was a white nationalist, I still wanted a decentralized state and some form of socialism. These days, I have become interested in green anarchism and even a healthy dose of neo luddism.
>> No. 635 [Edit]
>>449
Americans as a whole are extremely opinionated and self-righteous in general. They have an inflated sense of self-worth. American losers are both extremely dissatisfied with life and frustrated by their inability to change the world around them in a way that's meaningful to them. That's why you see people circle-jerking to politics in english speaking boards. Nobody else cares about whatever esoteric label you want to put on yourself guys.
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Nothing -> Minarchist -> Fascism -> SocDem -> Anarcho Syndicalism -> Socialist -> Marxist-Leninist.
>> No. 654 [Edit]
>>653
This is the low-intelligence route

>>635
[group] as a whole are extremely opinionated and self-righteous in general. They have an inflated sense of self-worth. [group] losers are both extremely dissatisfied with life and frustrated by their inability to change the world around them in a way that's meaningful to them. That's why you see people circle-jerking to politics in english speaking boards. Nobody else cares about whatever esoteric label you want to put on yourself guys.

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380 No. 380 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
What are some thing you believe that most people wouldn't agree with, or would possibly get upset about if you told them how you really feel about it?
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>> No. 633 [Edit]
>>631
Why? To all of this.
>> No. 645 [Edit]
>>537
>>532
I don't think either of these are controversial or unpopular when proposed in the country which uses said system.

Now, have someone in France argue with other Frenchmen that pounds and Fahrenheit are the better standard, and then we have an unpopular opinion.
>> No. 646 [Edit]
The conception of a globalist, uniformed, omnipotent, clandestine organization or movement against the things you and/or your loved ones value or hold dear is a fiction, which only appears obvious due to a simplification of the end result of a myriad of interconnected power structures, most of which are completely indifferent to you or what you stand for if it does not translate into profit/power for them, or work against their profit/power.

Whenever I've bothered to dig into the motivations, inspirations, and mentalities of those who push for stuff against my interests, it is usually the case that there are a myriad institutions with differing goals and ideals, which may be competing with one another, or operating at different levels of organization, who end up countering my wishes or ideals to achieve their institution's internal goals. They're only synchronous so far as human nature results in predictable responses to certain situations and stimuli.
>> No. 647 [Edit]
>>646
>They're only synchronous so far as human nature results in predictable responses to certain situations and stimuli.
The main argument poltards have is that the behavior of Jews is different and results in a predictable negative outcome for them. Some think it's supernatural, while others think it's genetic. There isn't any empirical evidence to suggest this is true. Nobody has done a behavioral genetic analysis of Jews.

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554 No. 554 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Crunchyroll is finally starting to catch flak for something we've known for years
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>> No. 558 [Edit]
But mai supporting dur industry!!
>> No. 630 [Edit]
I've been pirating since I first got into anime and if I absolutely MUST use crunchyroll, I do so through adblock. I trust everyone else does the same.
>> No. 634 [Edit]
When I have the money for it, i'll just buy the blue-ray of any show I like after streaming it if it's available. It would be nice if animation studios had a donate option.
>> No. 644 [Edit]
I'm not sure what to tell people who get mad corporations not for the amount that a corporation takes off for themselves, but for the mere concept of taking a cut off the top for themselves. That's their motivation to invest in the system in the first place. And that's not a defense of Crunchyroll, but a criticism of any company involved in the middleman role.

And I'm pretty sure that the animation studios will get paid for fulfilling their orders some point down the line, even if the compensation for demand/supply is not representatively distributed.

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533 No. 533 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
/tat/ do you feel that anime artists depict females with unreasonably outsized and protruding genitals in order to appeal to homosexual, bisexual and other cock-hungry viewers?
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>> No. 636 [Edit]
>>625
> labia
I don't understand why you're leaping to the conclusion that the bulges and protrusions you're fapping to in OP pic are female in nature. If you compare the appearances of the genitals of both genders you'll find that it is male genitals which produce large bulges in the crotch region while female genitalia tends to be much, much less convex in appearance when covered with a thin layer of fabric.
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>>636
They have a sports bra, short hair, thin arms, and a massive ass. The crease in the middle is from the seam. There's no reason to think that's a male. The labia is emphasized so much for the same reason every other feature is. Cartoony drawings exaggerate things.
>> No. 638 [Edit]
>>637
Also it's Taihou from kantai collection.
https://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/1730596
>> No. 643 [Edit]
>unreasonably outsized and protruding genitals
If one give a damn about unreasonably sized or uncharacteristically drawn body parts, I don't think that image would be appealing to one regardless.

>>543
I like both!

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519 No. 519 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
So, what's your current political standing? Find out:
http://www.politiscales.net
Mine, pic related and:
>Additional characteristics (textless icon at the bottom):
>Pragmatism : politics objectively boil down to looking at where the problems are and trying to solve them according to the means available.
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>> No. 566 [Edit]
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I got a pretty boring flag
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>Additional characteristics (textless icon at the bottom):
>Pragmatism : politics objectively boil down to looking at where the problems are and trying to solve them according to the means available.

Hmm, I see myself at least a little bit more nationalistic. At least the capitalism part is true.
>> No. 641 [Edit]
Anon, you deleted the thread but where are your results ?!
>> No. 642 [Edit]
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>>527
>This survey is just bad. The questions focus mostly on a black and white version of politics where only two opposing ideologies exist. I answered neutral to so many of the questions, and often some were just poorly written english that made no sense.
I agree, the absolute nature of many of the questions kind of ruined it.

For example, I am generally extremely pro-reformist and believe that revolution as a last-ditch effort, but I firmly believe that there is a point at which reform fails and revolution is required. By affirming this, I am considered to favor revolution, which is not the case.

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489 No. 489 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Not me ;_;
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>>489
this fear is common in the anime community, and has been brought up many times. but the fact that this fear is so commonplace should reassure you. a big reason anime fans like anime is because of the ethos which is so distant from the ethos of the west. if they were to significantly change anime to make it more PC then it would alienate the majority of its audience while appeasing a tiny minority that only exists in western nations.

>>506

every anime fan i know hates official dubs (excluding nostalgia ones like cowboy bebop) and i would argue dubbed anime is aimed towards more casual western fans and as such, this PC fucking garbage jammed into the anime is meant to appeal to this audience. however, those casual western fans make up a small fraction of the global market. as such these fears that anime will be poisoned is not realistic.

we all just get into a panic when we think our loli girls are at risk.

the issues that are poisoning the gaming community will not spread to anime in the same way. the videogame issues refered to in this thread pertain purely to what is happening in the western market, where trends are set by western compaines making games aimed at westerners which are subject to western evaluation and censorship. the horrifying shit going on in this facet of the media world is not indicative of what is going on in the anime world.

tldr; don't worry, our lolis are safe
>> No. 628 [Edit]
Well it's finally here and it's fucking gay. There were two main goals of animegate: to stop censorship of anime/otaku media before it starts, and to cleanse to otaku community of posers and ironic weebs. Both, so far, have not been successful.
Most of the people involved in this movement are posers and ironic weebs. Hell, I actually saw a tweet where these neckbeards, claiming to be a part of animegate, were defending this Stacy from "harassment". So basically, instead of kicking out posers, animegaters are encouraging them and it's fucking frustrating.
The only good thing coming out of this movement is that Vic Mignogna is receiving support after being falsely accused of rape. Other than that, this movement needs to get it's shit together.
>>492
>Kardashian
I remember that tweet (or tweets rather). I remember everyone in the online community I was a part of, were PISSED and were saying that it was the beginning of the end. Shortly after that tweet, I began seeing normalfags use anime as a social statement by changing their yt icons to anime girls and posing with katanas. Then, anime ops and eds began to skyrocket in views. Where there used to be around one to two million turned into twelve to twenty million. Anime became the "cool kid thing" and it pissed every otaku off because these were the same kinds of people that would kick their ass in highschool for watching anime. And then, of course, this led to companies already beginning to try to sanitize anime to make it PC and easy to swallow.
We wouldn't have to have these online mobs or "gates" if we simply knew how to tell these posers to fuck off. The metal scene in the 80s did a pretty good job of it, see we need to learn from them.
>> No. 629 [Edit]
>>628
>Well it's finally here and it's fucking gay.
It is? What is? before seeing this thread I don't think I'd have known something called "animegate" existed. In my eyes, not really much has changed lately, so how does this affect anyone side from those keeping close eyes on celebrity twitter accounts or what have you. I still have a real hard time believing anime is the "cool kid thing" now.
>> No. 632 [Edit]
>>628
>I actually saw a tweet
>I remember that tweet (or tweets rather).
>Most of the people involved in this movement are posers and ironic weebs

you've clearly got a social media obsession just like the rest of norman society, how certain are you that you're not part of the problem the you're complaining about?

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567 No. 567 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
This country is not only financially bankrupt but morally as well. This nation has become a den of depravity debauchery, greed, gluttony and degenerate behavior. Worst part is, people here actually take pride in it. It's a place where bad is good, where people think it's cool to be a trouble making hoodlum. A common saying is that rules are made to be broken. People here have no respect for anything, but of course they'll demand it all the same.

Meanwhile you have this wide spread hug box mentality where everyone is over sensitive and easily offended. you aren't allowed to be mean or say anything hurtful, question anyone's life styles, or really disapprove of anything. The modern day treatment of racism makes a complete mockery of everything people fought so hard for just decades ago. They call this the land of the free in spite of the fact it's economy was founded on black slave labor, the transit system and expansion was built on the backs of Chinese, meanwhile Americans systematically slaughtered the natives to the point of near extinction while destroying their culture and breaking their spirit, turning them into fat drunken drugged up wastes of human lives. Only to then oppress women too in the many years that followed. Land of the free my ass. Used to be racism meant segregated bathrooms or not allowing blacks into schools. Racism was refusing to hire or sell to someone based on their race. Now people call you racist if you ask someone their race, if you don't have x amount of colored people working for you, if you say "colored people" or even say "black people". They want you to say "African American" enough though many black people here have never been to Africa or have any ties to the continent. Used to be it was sexist to not allow women to vote or drive, now you get called sexist for telling a girl she looks good that day. They'll even call games sexist if the girls in them look cute and not fat/ugly like themselves. Just mistaking a person of one race for another will get you labeled as racist, as if to put you in the same boat as kkk members who burn crosses in front of people's homes.

People here are paranoid to insane degrees about anything that might harm their children and baby them to an extreme while banning everything in sight that so much
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>> No. 615 [Edit]
>>24094
That's just how imageboard debates (hell all debates) work. Anon will cherry pick a few points from each other's arguments to in order to invalidate the overall message or stance of the person. You can say 99 things out of a 100 right, but people will rip into you for that 1 thing you got wrong.

I agree this should be moved to /tat/ by the way.
>> No. 616 [Edit]
>>24095
Then don't make 100 complaints at once and be shocked when the contentious ones are protested against
>> No. 617 [Edit]
>>616
Who's shocked? I'm just telling him like it is.
>> No. 618 [Edit]
Also to the people reading this on /tat/, a lot of the frustrated replies are from people upset this was posted on /so/.

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460 No. 460 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Food production is a big issue for the world. Food shortages, booming population, deteriorating croplands are usually the reason for the collapse of many earlier civilizations... And now the whole world is feeling the same kind of pressure. It's hard to feed so many people. I read a book called "full planets, empty plates" by lester brown, i thought it was a good book... it has a sense of dread and urgency, makes me feel like the problem is beyond our saving.

There are too many humans on earth. The eternal struggle to reproduce. How do you feel about all of this?
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>> No. 503 [Edit]
I think the biggest problem is going to be the spread of "the western diet" with the increasing wealth in poorer countries, which means an increase in consumption of meat. We're already seeing it with China, but if projections are correct then it is going to spread to places like India(possibly, religion may effect it there), South-east Asia, and Africa in the coming decades. Meat is far less efficient than crops and vegetables, not to mention that livestock are major producers of greenhouse gasses.
>> No. 516 [Edit]
>>503
Indians mostly eat chicken, and SEA Asians are freaking out about their health and only eating fish.
Meat is just as efficient as vegetables, otherwise we would not be evolutionarily inclined to eat it. That is, it provides much more calories the body needs per gram than vegetables.
>> No. 546 [Edit]
Read the book Can Life Prevail? by Pentti Linkola for more info about deep ecology and overpopulation. Technological Slavery by Ted Kaczynski is another good book which critiques modern industrialism and cultural issues. The Collapse of Western Civilization by Erik M. Conway and Naomi Oreskes is also okay (it's about climate change), though it has an annoyingly liberal slant to it. Linkola's brand of right-wing ecology and advocacy for small and sustainable communities is nicer, in my opinion.

Capitalism and democracy will be the death of humanity. We will continue to consume unsustainably and increase our numbers if we don't make drastic changes to society.
>> No. 560 [Edit]
The issue as I see it will not be a lack of food but the type of food. Meat takes much more to produce than rice or wheat does, if it ever came to such that we were facing food shortages the answer would be to stop producing meat in as large amounts.

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458 No. 458 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Don't you think it's just a little suspicious that the first nation to get a drug bust, in the Korean Winter Olympics, was Japan?
>> No. 548 [Edit]
There were olympics this year huh?
>> No. 549 [Edit]
>>548
Glad to know I wasn't the only one who paid basically zero attention to it. It feels like it was barely mentioned in general.

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