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OfflineAsanteA
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Government Explained * 17
    #15923264 - 03/09/12 08:15 AM (5 years, 4 months ago)

A friendly alien tries to figure out what the hell we are doing here.



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Re: Government Explained [Re: Asante]
    #15923279 - 03/09/12 08:27 AM (5 years, 4 months ago)

:lol:

That was awesome. Definitely a good perspective on the whole situation.

And when the aliens do land, I hope some of them talk in a British accent.


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Re: Government Explained [Re: Asante]
    #15923350 - 03/09/12 09:37 AM (5 years, 4 months ago)

That was awesome. People wonder why I refuse to vote. That's why. It's all fucking BS.

Every time someone talks to me about government I feel like that alien did.


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Re: Government Explained [Re: Kada]
    #15923410 - 03/09/12 10:06 AM (5 years, 4 months ago)

That is a brilliant video. Well worth the entire watch. It's nice to see things from a different perspective like that. Thanks for posting.


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Re: Government Explained [Re: Asante]
    #15923519 - 03/09/12 10:46 AM (5 years, 4 months ago)

:lol:  That was a very entertaining watch.  Thanks for sharing!


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Re: Government Explained [Re: Newbie]
    #15923522 - 03/09/12 10:49 AM (5 years, 4 months ago)

yeah indeed, +1 for WS


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Re: Government Explained [Re: mellowparty]
    #15923585 - 03/09/12 11:05 AM (5 years, 4 months ago)

Chapter 2 of the new unreleased Terence McKenna omnibus series addresses exactly this point. One of the key issues he addresses is his opinion that conflict arises when authority, greed, and violence are the traits in the leaders, rather than compassion, fairness, and wisdom (the shamanic ideal). It's worth a watch:



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Re: Government Explained [Re: Asante]
    #15923613 - 03/09/12 11:12 AM (5 years, 4 months ago)

Fundamental misunderstanding of government: viewing it as a separate entity from ourselves. I suggest replacing the word government forever with the people.


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"Don't question my reality." - Me (as far as I know)


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Re: Government Explained [Re: SlashOZ]
    #15923744 - 03/09/12 11:45 AM (5 years, 4 months ago)

four goggle lenses and only two eyes?  hmmm,


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Re: Government Explained [Re: Bikeyourride]
    #15924131 - 03/09/12 01:10 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

^ the other eyes must be hidden beneath his goggles :P


interesting video.  I don't think we shouldn't have government... but it was pretty amusing


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Re: Government Explained [Re: NWlight]
    #15924262 - 03/09/12 01:59 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

:ahahaha: it really is that ridiculous


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Re: Government Explained [Re: Mr.PhilCybin]
    #15924310 - 03/09/12 02:13 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

"no they put us in a cage if we do that" :lol:


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Re: Government Explained [Re: fuel on the fire]
    #15924412 - 03/09/12 02:40 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

Interesting concept but like most of the leftist propaganda that is out oversimplified and unrealistic for the real world not some ideal utopia.


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Re: Government Explained [Re: Gilgamesh18] * 2
    #15924472 - 03/09/12 02:50 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

Quote:

Gilgamesh18 said:
like most of the leftist propaganda




Way to play their game, puppet.


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Re: Government Explained [Re: Gilgamesh18] * 1
    #15924484 - 03/09/12 02:52 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

It would be nice if we could choose what our tax money goes toward though..  Like, we still have to pay x amount of tax dollars, but get to decide which sectors our own money goes to.


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Re: Government Explained [Re: Midnight_Toker]
    #15924498 - 03/09/12 02:54 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

My taxes will go toward:

DNKYD's Hookers and Blow Subsidization fund for the New Millennium.


Oh wait. I don't pay taxes. LOL


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Re: Government Explained [Re: DNKYD]
    #15924822 - 03/09/12 04:09 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

i just hope any aliens looking down don't take the rich, powerful or famous as a true representation of our species.


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Re: Government Explained [Re: druqs]
    #15924831 - 03/09/12 04:11 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

Or the poor drug addicted welfare collectors...

This could go on for a while...


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Re: Government Explained [Re: DeadHearts]
    #15926545 - 03/09/12 10:27 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

Or the Jews.


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Re: Government Explained [Re: DeadHearts]
    #15926759 - 03/09/12 11:19 PM (5 years, 4 months ago)

Quote:

DeadHearts said:
Or the poor drug addicted welfare collectors....




some who have just won a million dollars in the lottery and continue to collect welfare, food stamps, and own 2 homes.

sendin this vid to everyone i know, nice post! :thumbup:


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