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Increased Polarization is going to drive most western countries to civil war because the government wanted by each side is so profoundly different each faction will invariably hate the others plan and be unwilling to compromise to accommodate for the other.

 

Lets just take for example the US election, one faction won more supporters numerically the other faction gained plurality over a larger geographic area.

 

It would seem 1 side wants a more Canadian type system with safety and healthcare being the biggest priority.

the other wants a more "wild west" style of leadership and  values personal freedom and economic prosperity as their priority.

 

What if Canada were to annex all these liberal areas and the United states to annex the conservative parts of Canada?

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What if they both swapped their red areas and their blue areas?

Wouldn't that be beneficial to both?

 

Just a thought experiment

 

Doesn't seem too apocalyptic and they could move if they don't like where they live instead of forcing the other to live under a system they hate

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Increased Polarization is going to drive most western countries to civil war because the government wanted by each side is so profoundly different each faction will invariably hate the others plan and be unwilling to compromise to accommodate for the other.

 

Calm doon min. Du's going to do dyself a mischief.

 

Folk haein different opinions isna a new thing. I've been on da losing side o pretty much every election or referendum I've ever voted in but I dunna feel da need to assassinate da english couple fae ower da road dat voted for Brexit. Dir lovely folk but dir cat does get a toe up da sphincter every noo and again fur skitterin in me gairden..... every civil war has to start we something I suppose, and da 'first shots fired' might weel be me takin a squaremooth shovel tae yun soothmooth bloody cat.

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"Where is Scotland?

Where is Shetland?

Do they realy eist?"

 

Haven't you heard George ?

 

The UK is now (apparently) the latest US State...  No way we can ignore the carp any longer....

 

PS:  Who did you vote for ?  :ponders:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Next_United_Kingdom_general_election

We don't get a vote on lockdown until 2024 just using an example we are all familiar with as it is an example of a post covid election.

Picked an example of a 2 polarized western countries as an example of a polarized country.

 

Maybe i should have picked Israel and Palestine instead

 

And small local third party candidate or spoilt ballot if none is there

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Increased Polarization is going to drive most western countries to civil war because the government wanted by each side is so profoundly different each faction will invariably hate the others plan and be unwilling to compromise to accommodate for the other.

 

Calm doon min. Du's going to do dyself a mischief.

 

Folk haein different opinions isna a new thing. I've been on da losing side o pretty much every election or referendum I've ever voted in but I dunna feel da need to assassinate da english couple fae ower da road dat voted for Brexit. Dir lovely folk but dir cat does get a toe up da sphincter every noo and again fur skitterin in me gairden..... every civil war has to start we something I suppose, and da 'first shots fired' might weel be me takin a squaremooth shovel tae yun soothmooth bloody cat.

 

Clearly they violated the non aggression principal and that cat is indeed part of a conspiracy,

You would have no moral issue doing that just legal ones. 

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The beauty of the internet is you can dream up any daft ideas and you'll always find someone else equally daft who will either agree with you or can magically manufacture some "evidence". One day you too may become President, even if you were born in Stornoway like Donald Trump

Donald Trump was born in New York :)

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Clearly they violated the non aggression principal and that cat is indeed part of a conspiracy,

 

The non-aggression principle has a hyphen in it.

 

Grammar, grammar, grammar.

 

The beauty of the internet is you can dream up any daft ideas and you'll always find someone else equally daft who will either agree with you or can magically manufacture some "evidence". One day you too may become President, even if you were born in Stornoway like Donald Trump

 

Donald Trump, born 14/6/1946 in the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York, United States of America. However his mother, and only his mother, was born in Tong, Isle of Lewis. Don't think that Donald could find it on a map.

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"Donald Trump, born 14/6/1946 in the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York, United States of America. However his mother, and only his mother, was born in Tong, Isle of Lewis. Don't think that Donald could find it on a map."

 

Just as well, he would probably want to build a golf course there..  :roll:

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"Donald Trump, born 14/6/1946 in the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York, United States of America."

 

There are, of course, two things.

 

There is is rubbish, and there is not. Personally, Covid-19 is of greater importance to me, as opposed to the rubbish that was previously commented upon.

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"Donald Trump, born 14/6/1946 in the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York, United States of America."

 

There are, of course, two things.

 

There is is rubbish, and there is not. Personally, Covid-19 is of greater importance to me, as opposed to the rubbish that was previously commented upon. Of course, that is a greater form of rubbush, or so they say.

 

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Clearly they violated the non aggression principal and that cat is indeed part of a conspiracy,

The non-aggression principle has a hyphen in it.

Grammar, grammar, grammar.

Grammar and Language itself is a social construct just like money and morality, did I not say that word to somebody who appears to be speaking from a different (but close) branch of the Anglo-Frisian language family?

 

In my experience in Shetland we would call that Dialect or Full Dialect if it has an excessive amount of words/pronunciation not common in most Mainland Scots or English dialects.

Many branches all mutated from Ingvaeonic simply by multiple generations of guys "saying it wrong" and the wrong becoming an accepted right because everyone else does plus with words and syntax from imported from more distantly related languages over time.

We say for the same thing People (Latin) Folk (Germanic) but where I come from the later implies exaggeration “Folk song” like how Saga/Story mean the same but Saga is more grandiose.

Because hardly anybody would say Anglo-Frisian in everyday speech since most haven’t heard that yet so it fails to express an idea and the point of language is communication.

We have common and "scientific" names for everything

The poppy I am most familiar with is the "Papaver cambricum" it looks different to a poppy appeal poppy.

 

When I was a very young kid I never saw one of the poppies it was actually modeled off so I wondered why their Poppy looked so different to a “poppy” but I later learned that it was simply another type of poppy and because there are so many varieties with the same name so using the scientific name “Papaver cambricum” has helped me clear up what type of poppy I meant but if I said Papaver cambricum they might not know what I meant.

 

Morality is also a social construct

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And that cat has defiled his garden and because of that he must find a way to protect his honor against this N.A.P. violating cat that pooped in his garden.

 

What if revenge was carried out by abducting the cats carers and selling them to human traffickers to compensate for his loss?

 

Surely it is his neighbors who own the cat but that is only happenstance and in the event of societal collapse we get a shake-up of the established order if the government collapsed or could not compensate the police or army for their work these entities would cease to exist as a force in many areas.

 

I was talking to a Vegan and we came to the conclusion that who is your Neighbor, Livestock, Pet, Master, thrall, free inhabitant etc is a matter of Arbitrary happenstance

 

She asked me philosophically why I can eat a pig or cow but not her and I realized that it was the fact I would be worried about the police taking issue and the fact that im too lazy to hunt and butcher what I can get at the shop with minimal effort.

 

Not sure what it looks like but Muckle Oxters garden is serious business, and that cat has probably opened a Pandoras box!

A “Cat owner” once said to me she felt like she was her cats pet,

It is not unheard of for members of the public to simply confiscate a pet from who they see as an unfit owner and fin this unchallenged,

So the owner is not an owner but instead property that could be taken by bailiffs?

 

I could make a statement about Debt and monetary policy leading to the money becoming worthless like in Weimar Germany and Zimbabwe due to circumstances accelerated by lockdown but that is not as important as this other thing.

 

Extremely fussy bleeding heart types are going about to have an extremely ugly confrontation with the Free spirit live fast types who want to get back to their lives because they are both obstacles to each others happiness and security.

 

Both are about to have a pissing contest to make like as miserable for the other as possible because both literally have a good reason to go to war with each other to get what they want.

 

You can read about this in the Butter Battle Book

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If this goes on for too long than its going to lead to a civil war resulting in a Pyrrhic victory where nobody really wins given the scope of the lockdown and lack of anywhere where the Anti-Lockdown people can realistically defect to.

 

Pro-Lockdown forces can only win if they maintain a critical mass of public and institutional support, they are unchallenged and have no meaningful opposition.

Save lives and protect NHS is their battle and war.

 

Anti-Lockdown forces could employ guerrilla tactics to make this fight unwinnable through a scorched earth policy!

They cannot make any gains in the political or legal arena, but they could target the powergrid and block strategically important roads to cut off supplies.

The Chaos caused by this inevitably leads to congregation where communicable diseases will spread defeating any benefits of the continued lockdown.

 

And by targeting water distribution network they could deliberately cause outbreaks of Legionaries disease and cryptosporidium to make a direct assault on those who are vulnerable and to deliberately overload the NHS with those thinking they have Covid.

 

This way the Pro-Lockdown forces may win the battle but ultimately lose the war since the vulnerable are now sick and the NHS is toast!

 

The Pro-Lockdown forces could make a series of pre-emptive strikes to stop them organizing such as restricting communication but they would have to be extremely draconian and persecute those who are innocent (and make them join the dark side) this would cause them to lose support and all these Legionaries disease and cryptosporidium patients will have an Impact on public attitude towards the necessity of locking down.

 

Fortunately major cities will be the main battlegrounds for this war so we should be quite safe albeit with some disruption to the supply chain and inevitable persecution of sympathizers.

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