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 Rainsands
Joined: 1/9/2007
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It may be that Republicans and Christians appear to be more attached to traditions. In a number of these families, it seems that adult children vote the way their parents have voted and will continue their participation in the faith or denomination that they were raised in.

Both Republicans and Christians are often painted as conservative and dogmatic in their outlook on life, loathe to rock the boat too much. Pretty much all the Christians that I personally know have never tasted a mutton curry, have never read anything penned by a southeast Asian author and are simply not interested in viewing foreign films. Whenever I have mentioned that I should like to visit India some day, I am inevitably asked "Why would anyone want to go there???" When asked what I've been reading lately and I reply that I've just finished yet another book about the Partition of India, the eyes glaze over.

I also find that Americans and Canadians who have had the opportunity to travel overseas have their eyes opened to entirely different mindsets and ways of living. My mother had been to Thailand and Singapore about 6 years before I was sent there on business. Though an eloquent woman, she tried to describe her experiences there but always closed with "It truly cannot be adequately described, you absolutely have to experience it." After only the first few days I was there, I knew exactly what she meant.

These are just some of my thoughts on the matter. I am not attempting to perpetuate any kind of stereotypes whatsoever but I do find Republicans and Christians to be more content in the safe cocoon of familiarity.

By the way, I know you haven't asked but I do know why such a low percentage of men attend foreign/indie films ~ they simply hate reading subtitles, lol.....

Rains
 CerebralRomantic
Joined: 3/2/2009
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Posted: 7/4/2009 4:01:42 AM
I think that America has a twisted sense of what is liberal and what is conservative. What we now routinely accept as conservative is what in the 40s was known as Fascism. I think it's no suprise that these people who spend their entire political energies railing against the evils of immigrants and any form of independant thought don't want to be exposed to foreign and idependant films.

They have Rush Limbaugh telling them daily that these things are evil and will result in them burning in hellfire.

As for Christians. What is practiced in America is not Christianity by any messure of scripture.

I don't think that you can really blame it on Christianity that they don't want to see it. I think that you can blame it on the biggotry of modern American Churches.

And I'm willing to bet that the 2 Christians you have are not the shining superstars of their respective congregations.

Those superstars will only go see stuff like "Pasion of the Christ." . . . and they'll actually buy into all the crap in that movie too.
 scorpiomover
Joined: 4/19/2007
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Posted: 7/4/2009 5:40:27 AM

We were taken aback... WHY do you suppose Republicans and Christians do not attend Foreign and Independent films?
Most people I know who don't like to watch Foreign films, do so, because they don't want to venture out of their comfort zone, to watch subtitles. Same for Independent films, as they tend to be quite off the wall, or tend to deal with very difficult and sometimes upsetting issues. They want to stay in their comfort zone. Most people don't go to see films to make money, or change their life. They go for entertainment, to escape the difficulties of daily life, to just have a laugh, and not to have to struggle to understand someone saying something they don't understand, and watch stuff that is difficult for them to relate to, or might make them even more unhappy than before they went into the cinema.

AFAIK, Republicans are the US equivalent of Conservatives here in the UK. Conservative philosophy amounts to "if you want to make money, you will", and that "things are pretty good as they are already". That "things are pretty good as they are already", means that you serve little purpose by trying to change the system, and so the only reasonable thing to do in your free time, is just to enjoy yourself as much as possible, and so, the best way to do that, is to watch films that you feel comfortable with, and that are unlikely to challenge your perceptions.

Xians probably follow the same rules, because the majority are Xians in the USA (80%). Muslims and Jews probably are more likely to watch Independent and Foreign films to challenge their perceptions, because just by living in a country where they are the minority, and most Americans don't understand half the things they do, they are already having to stand up to the majority, so they are attracted to anything that supports the notion of having your own beliefs. Those who report to be Others, which Xian Americans seem to be opposed to even more than just non-Xian theists, seem to feel very persecuted indeed, and so that attraction is likely to be far greater, especially since Muslims and Jews have had at least 1500 years to get used to such conflict and opposition, while as American atheists, agnostics, and other variants, as a significant minority group, are really very new in American society, maybe 50-70 years old at most. They have another 1450-1430 years to get used to it.

Muslims and Jews are likely to be far more into foreign films than other groups, because their religion requires them to be bi-lingual, in a language that is incredibly different to English, Muslims in Arabic, and Jews in Hebrew, and in Aramaic. So I expect that Muslims and Jews are far more comfortable with foreign films, because they are already bi-lingual, and going from 1 to 2 languages is a real challenge, but going from 2 to 3 languages is just not that big of a deal. You've already learned the process of learning a new language. This is just another one. So Muslims and Jews probably don't consider watching a film in Croation with subtitles, any different than watching a film about Americans who speak with a thick Louisiana accent. Actually, that's not true. At least if you don't understand the Croatian, you can read the subtitles. No-one gives subtitles for an English speaker with a thick Louisiana accent. If you don't understand the accent, you're stuffed.
 JustDukky
Joined: 7/8/2004
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Posted: 7/4/2009 9:46:18 AM

Can any of you think of a way to get more of the Republican / Christian / Conservatives to come out to films with us?


I'm not saying it's impossible, but I would think you'd have to have the key to unlock a closed mind first.
 MisterTee777
Joined: 6/18/2009
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Posted: 7/4/2009 12:25:39 PM
I think that America has a twisted sense of what is liberal and what is conservative. What we now routinely accept as LIBERAL is what in the 40s was known as Fascism. I think it's no suprise that these people who spend their entire political energies railing against the evils of CHRISTIANS and any form of ICONICLASTIC thought don't want to be exposed to REALITY but rather, like Woody Allen who prob found his DAGUHTER on This site, imerse themselves in the FANTASY brought by films.

They have KEITH OLBERMANN telling them daily what is evil and how voting REPUBLICAN will result in them burning in hellfire.

As for LIBERALS. What is practiced in America is not LIBERALISM by any messure. Liberalism USED to mean open minded and looking forward. Of course GAY used to mean...never mind! Anyway now liberal means PROTECTING the status quo even if it means breaking 200 YEAR BANKRUPTCY LAW - See Chrysler BK for details. Be it the UAW, the utterly DISCREDITED Roe v Wade or the UTTERLY ANTIQUATED Social Security Entitlement system, liberals these days CLING to the past. I mean like how many times has Michelle Obama been compared to Jackie Kennedy a figure from FIFTY years ago.

Of course, you can't blame LIBERALS for that one - See for yourself -they're practically TWINS!

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I don't think that you can really blame it on LIBERALSIM that they don't want to see it. I think that you can blame it on the biggotry of modern American MEDIA, LEFT WING UNIVERSITIES AND TEACHERS UNIONS.

And I'm willing to bet that the 70 LIBERALS you have aren't exactly the SHARPEST KNIVES in the drawer.

Those superstars will only go see stuff like "Fahrenheit_9/11." . . . and they'll actually buy into all the crap in that movie too. LIBERALS are great when you want a conspiracy
theory to explain why they FAILED. Just ask LIBERALS They have this elaborate theory about how 9 11 was an INSIDE JOB to deflect from the historic fact that Bill Clinton leaving our security system in SHAMBLES when Bush took off (NO homeland security. FBI and CIA not even TALKING to each other. WEAKENED Military.) Of just ask Ms RWConspiracy herself - Hillary Clinton when she isn't getting shot at by snipers in Bosnia...
 MisterTee777
Joined: 6/18/2009
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Posted: 7/4/2009 12:31:54 PM
"Whenever I have mentioned that I should like to visit India some day, I am inevitably asked "Why would anyone want to go there???"

Other than the fact that MILLIONS of Christians went to India before you ever HEARD OF THE PLACE lady and built schools orphanages and institutions that LITERALLY formed the foundation for the EMERGENT country India has become today.

INDIA NOW HAS ABOUT 100 MILLION Christians. I guess, by applying your crackerjack logic, they have no interest in going to America, either!

Good God! You BIGOTS are sooooooo Fn'g Stupid!!!!!
v v v

Somebody find SOME sanity in this nuthouse. ROTFLAMAO!!!
 yna6
Joined: 1/21/2007
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Posted: 7/4/2009 2:06:13 PM
Umm..."birds of a feather flock together"?
 Vancer
Joined: 10/29/2006
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Posted: 7/4/2009 2:59:20 PM
Where I live, a lot of the Indie and foreign film nights revolve around unconventional themes, kitsch value, dark humour, voyeurism, shock value, etc. And despite how I am on the forums, I am actually a very conservative person in real life.

I prefer stimulus in my life, to lean more toward the predictable and familiar. And if there is an air of disruptive eccentricity to it all, I prefer to not be exposed to it without my consent. And most films I've had to sit through that didn't like following that groove, felt like it was having to put up with drunk uninvited guests, rebelling against my expectations, simply for the sake of getting a reaction out of me.

So it is not everyone's cup of tea. And one can claim it is wrong to feel that aversion, but I feel that way for more reasons than even I know. I would hope those feelings are entitled to some respect, regardless of how well it can, or cannot, be understood.
 scorpiomover
Joined: 4/19/2007
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Posted: 7/4/2009 4:31:05 PM

Can any of you think of a way to get more of the Republican / Christian / Conservatives to come out to films with us?
See more films that they like.
 Super Ryan
Joined: 9/15/2007
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Posted: 7/4/2009 7:02:37 PM
I think messages #8 and 9 answer the question.
Pure ignorance.

I also do not believe she understands what "iconoclast" means.
 Vancer
Joined: 10/29/2006
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Posted: 7/4/2009 7:30:04 PM
Msg #8 and #9 were written by a man, man!
I totally agree with MisterTee777 on one thing.
The concept of what is liberal and what is conservative has gotten pretty f'd up over the years. Misrepresentation most of the time, appears to be a completely unintentional series of occurrences that just keep stacking up on themselves. :(
 MisterTee777
Joined: 6/18/2009
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Posted: 7/4/2009 8:24:32 PM
Dear Super BrRYANiac,

My message #8 was an almost word for word PARODY of message #3.
Thanks for taking the time away from your busy work in NUCLEAR PHYSICS to NOT catch that!

You go Girlfriend!

MISTER Tee

PS Another OPEN MINDED liberal gets PUNK'd! by

....MISTER Tee
 p0lisciguy
Joined: 6/28/2009
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Posted: 7/4/2009 9:42:39 PM
Mister Tee:

Guys who post 300,000,000 emoticons in one post are simply not allowed to insult anyone else's intelligence.

The best conspiracy theories are cooked up by right wing space cadets. My favorite RW conspiracy theory is the one that says the U.S. was founded on a Christian principle. Self-proclaimed conservative Alex Jones dreams up the craziest stuff you'll ever see. Before you call liberaism modern day fascism, you should have your mom help you look it up in that big book with all those long words you don't know. Compare that definition to the Repuliclown Party and let's see who's a fascist.

Maybe if you dolts would go take a history class at, well, ANY DAMNED UNIVERSITY, you would realize how ignorant you sound.
 p0lisciguy
Joined: 6/28/2009
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Posted: 7/4/2009 9:49:11 PM
bedlog:

Asking a conservative to think is often like asking a rock to float.
 Super Ryan
Joined: 9/15/2007
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Posted: 7/4/2009 10:04:01 PM
My message #8 was an almost word for word PARODY of message #3

I was well aware of your attempt at parody. It doesn't change the fact that it was ignorant a many levels.

To start with, the amount of emoticons is annoying. Also the amount of full words capitalized is considered a forum violation. Words in full capital are considered shouting.


INDIA NOW HAS ABOUT 100 MILLION Christians

Actually India has about 27 million christians.


Other than the fact that MILLIONS of Christians went to India before you ever HEARD OF THE PLACE lady and built schools orphanages and institutions that LITERALLY formed the foundation for the EMERGENT country India has become today.

Are you even aware that India was part of the British Empire.

But you missed what the OP was talking about.
Indy was short for independant film. Films from India are usually called Bollywood or Hindi.


What we now routinely accept as LIBERAL is what in the 40s was known as Fascism.

I know this was a parody of msg 3, but do you even know what fascism means?


if it means breaking 200 YEAR BANKRUPTCY LAW - See Chrysler BK

What law would that be?


utterly DISCREDITED Roe v Wade

If it is so utterly discredited, why are abortions still legal in America.

If you are talking bout how a few people changed their minds after the case, you clearly do not understand how the Supreme Court works.


UTTERLY ANTIQUATED Social Security Entitlement

And you would prefer to have old widows die in the street?

Or let me guess, you think people should be able to invest their own money.
That is not the point of SS, it is a safety net for people who were unable to save for their later years.

And SS can be managed properly. Canada has a very successful government pension plan.


liberals these days CLING to the past

It seems to me, that it is the liberals in America who look to the future.


I mean like how many times has Michelle Obama been compared to Jackie Kennedy a figure from FIFTY years ago.

Maybe because Jackie O was an important First Lady. In fact I believe pretty much every First Lady since Jackie has been compared to Jackie. Nancy Reagan is also very popular for comparisson.

But we always compare current leaders with those from the past.


And I'm willing to bet that the 70 LIBERALS you have aren't exactly the SHARPEST KNIVES in the drawer.

Again this was meant as parody of msg 3.

But where msg 3 was talking about how people who are willing to expand their horizons are rarely heavy church promoters.
But what you wrote was an insult with no basis in fact.


the historic fact that Bill Clinton leaving our security system in SHAMBLES when Bush took off

Clinton warned Bush specifically that Bin Laden was up to something.
Bush recieved several memos the week before 9/11 that AlQueda was getting ready to attack.
Bush spent the better part of his first 8 months in office, on vacation.

It was Bush's decision to allow all Bin Laden family members and all Saudi royalty in America to leave America on a private jet after 9/11, without being questioned, and the rest of the country was banned from flying.

It was also the Bush White House that decided chasing the 9/11 funding was of no importance.


PS Another OPEN MINDED liberal gets PUNK'd! by

You say "open minded" like it's an insult. I am proud to be open minded, but I do not consider myself a liberal.

But who got Punk'd?

And I do apologize for calling the poster female. The shading in the small grainy picture made him look slightly female.
 Super Ryan
Joined: 9/15/2007
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Posted: 7/4/2009 10:11:28 PM

Asking a conservative to think is often like asking a rock to float.


asking a liberal to think is far more often like asking a rock to float.

Pumice is a type of volcanic rock that sometimes floats.
 MisterTee777
Joined: 6/18/2009
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Posted: 7/4/2009 10:32:43 PM
===But you missed what the OP was talking about.
Indy was short for independant film. Films from India are usually called Bollywood or Hindi.===

Sir, the comment referencing INDIA was addressing the author of post #2 and had nothing to do w/ EITHER Indy films or Bollywood.

MISTER Tee
 Rainsands
Joined: 1/9/2007
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Posted: 7/5/2009 12:21:57 AM

Other than the fact that MILLIONS of Christians went to India before you ever HEARD OF THE PLACE lady and built schools orphanages and institutions that LITERALLY formed the foundation for the EMERGENT country India has become today.


Millions of Christians huh ? Source please ? Actually, this entire paragraph has absolutely no relevance to my stating my desire to visit India and the fact that people I have told this to cannot imagine why I, or anyone else, would want to visit there. Red Herring fallacy - look it up.


INDIA NOW HAS ABOUT 100 MILLION Christians. I guess, by applying your crackerjack logic, they have no interest in going to America, either!


You may have noticed that another poster has brought it to your attention that India currently has nowhere near 100 million Christians. Not even close. Not even close to close. As to your next statement, you are attacking a position of your own creation while trying to imply that it is mine. Tsk tsk. Straw Man fallacy - look it up.


Good God! You BIGOTS are sooooooo Fn'g Stupid!!!!!


Ad Hominem fallacy - look it up.

Don't feel bad - there is a learning curve as one becomes more proficient in constructing logical arguments but it is a worthwhile endeavour. The liberal use of logical fallacies and glaringly obvious lack of comprehension will speedily identify a poster whose arguments are critically anemic.
 MisterTee777
Joined: 6/18/2009
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Posted: 7/5/2009 5:52:31 AM
Dear Rainsands,

It's obvious how PROUD you are of that C- you got in Logical Fallacies 101 at your local COMMUNITY COLLEGE but, in light of this CRACKERJACK post, I'm kindly asking you to send me your prof's name and cell. He'll probably want to reconsider.

Your ENTIRE post was one barely veiled CHEAP shot about the INCURIOUSITY of Conservatives and by extension Christians. Now that's NOVEL.

You clearly have NO idea what a red herring even is if you think there's no connection between your HATEFUL insult about those 'conservatives' who wonder why you'd even 'want to go to India' and the fact that so many have ALREADY gone.

Make that a D.<img src=http://www.plentyoffish.com/smiles/icon_201.gif border=0>

I'm sorry that you can't see the OBVIOUS logical extension in my following argument. It IS a little subtle, but to incredulously mislabel it a 'Straw Man' is beyond laughable.

Make that a D-.<img src=http://www.plentyoffish.com/smiles/icon_201.gif border=0>

Finally, you claim that calling you a bigot is an "Ad Hominem fallacy." Excusing the awkward phrasing, you might have a point.

But, like they say...if the WHITE SHEET FITS....wear it.

Make that an F.<img src=http://www.plentyoffish.com/smiles/icon_201.gif border=0><img src=http://www.plentyoffish.com/smiles/icon_201.gif border=0><img src=http://www.plentyoffish.com/smiles/icon_201.gif border=0>

Game. Set. Match.
MISTER Tee

PS A helpful suggestion going forward: Liberals should NEVER try to debate Conservatives in matters of logic or thinking rationally. It's not even a fair fight for you guys. Try sticking with genres you're more comfortable in. You know, like the fiction found in foreign films...
 scorpiomover
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Posted: 7/5/2009 1:02:16 PM

We've seen foreign movies on the rise of Genghis Khan, a widower who visit's Japan because he wife who always yearned to go died before she had the chance, one about a German, accordion/polka-playing Mine worker with lung cancer who travels take him to the backwaters of Louisiana after 'discovering' zydeco music.

Why are all of you RANTING?
Because HOLLYWOOD used many films as soapboxes to promote political agendas, especially films centering around courtroom battles. People often now associate films as methods to promote their agendas, not just as methods of entertainment, or of seeing another side of life.

So arguing about films often becomes arguing about political agendas.
 MisterTee777
Joined: 6/18/2009
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Posted: 7/5/2009 1:15:41 PM
It's worth noting that Mr "Why are you all Ranting?"
Seemed PERFECTLY happy when it was just LIBERALS ripping on Conservatives & Christians.

I refer you to MrSeattle's post NUMBER 6 where he says ===Thanks for all your great replies so far.==

This was AFTER two posters posted the most POISONOUS VENOMOUS things about Christians and conservatives.

I guess MrSeattle is only upset when NON liberals fight back.

Remember, It was ONLY THEN that he posted ==I'm utterly amazed by the vitriol here.==

Hmmmm...

Can you say BUSTED???

MISTER Tee
It'll be interesting to see how he tries to explain this one. I know he will!
Why did you call post #2 and #3 GREAT replies??? There were only 6. And post #5 PRAISED both posts #2 & #3.

The record speaks for itself. And don't tell us you didn't read them.
 Super Ryan
Joined: 9/15/2007
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Posted: 7/5/2009 1:57:40 PM

This was AFTER two posters posted the most POISONOUS VENOMOUS things about Christians and conservatives.

Wow, that's a stretch from what was said in msg 2 and 3.
Let's look at msg 2, 3 is a bit worse but nowhere near poisonous venom.


It may be that Republicans and Christians appear to be more attached to traditions. In a number of these families, it seems that adult children vote the way their parents have voted and will continue their participation in the faith or denomination that they were raised in.

Most christians and republicans are attached to tradition. And it is true that republicans do vote with their families.
And even if it is not 100% true, it's not really an insult.



Both Republicans and Christians are often painted as conservative and dogmatic in their outlook on life, loathe to rock the boat too much.

Maybe loathe was a bit strong of a word. But this is mostly the same as the quote above.


Pretty much all the Christians that I personally know have never tasted a mutton curry, have never read anything penned by a southeast Asian author and are simply not interested in viewing foreign films.

Do you know the people she is talking about?
This might be 100% true.
It is slightly insulting that these people have never opened up thier horizons, it is a far cry from poisonous venom.


Whenever I have mentioned that I should like to visit India some day, I am inevitably asked "Why would anyone want to go there???" When asked what I've been reading lately and I reply that I've just finished yet another book about the Partition of India, the eyes glaze over.

So again talking about people she knows.
I don't see people's disinterest in India as a real insult.


I also find that Americans and Canadians who have had the opportunity to travel overseas have their eyes opened to entirely different mindsets and ways of living.

If anything this is a compliment to Canadians and Americans who travel.


My mother had been to Thailand and Singapore about 6 years before I was sent there on business. Though an eloquent woman, she tried to describe her experiences there but always closed with "It truly cannot be adequately described, you absolutely have to experience it." After only the first few days I was there, I knew exactly what she meant.

Makes sense to me.


These are just some of my thoughts on the matter. I am not attempting to perpetuate any kind of stereotypes whatsoever but I do find Republicans and Christians to be more content in the safe cocoon of familiarity.

I feel there is some truth to this statement. But it is not in any way poisonous venom.


By the way, I know you haven't asked but I do know why such a low percentage of men attend foreign/indie films ~ they simply hate reading subtitles, lol.....

This is a joke at the expense of men. And really not that insulting.

So there is msg 2, not really anything that could be considered slander or anthing that somebody should be upset about.


I guess MrSeattle is only upset when NON liberals fight back.
Remember, It was ONLY THEN that he posted

You are missing the point of this thread. The OP wants to know why right wingers don't attend his film group.
The left wingers on this thread tried to come up with reasons why it is true. None of the responses were extremely negative to righties, but it is human nature for people to view difference as insuperior, so that is what the left wingers did.

Now the best thing for a right winger to add to the discussion would be, why they don't go to foreign films, but instead you made it a who is better left or right argument.

Why not just tell us why you have no interest in foreign films.
 CerebralRomantic
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Posted: 7/5/2009 4:53:08 PM

No-one gives subtitles for an English speaker with a thick Louisiana accent. If you don't understand the accent, you're stuffed.


You want to know the truely sad thing about this country (USA) scorpiomover?

The sad thing is that they actually HAVE started putting subtitles under people who speak English with an accent. It's somewhat common when the person speaking is either from the South or African American, and I have seen it as being increasingly common with those who are Asian American and some Arab Americans, even when their English is crisp and perfectly understandable.

I'm not certain if it is because there are some people out there in higher positions who's spoken English is so bad that they actually can't understand their fellow Americans, or whether it is done to deliberately humiliate these groups.

It's probably a combination of both. But what I feel it does is humiliate we as a nation as a whole in the eyes of the rest of the world.

Sorry to be disipointin' y'all o're theigh in that big ferndly is'lnd of Engalend.
...."Sorry to dissapoint all of you over there on that big friendly island of England."
 CerebralRomantic
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Posted: 7/5/2009 4:55:15 PM
Oh, and to whomever put up the post about Christians building schools in India.

THANKS FOR DESTROYING TEN THOUSAND YEARS OF INDEPENDANTLY EVOLVING CULTURE AND REPLACING IT WITH YOUR OWN MISGUIDED IDEAS OF RIGHT AND WRONG.

F- your schools.
 Harpestonthewind
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Posted: 7/5/2009 5:52:20 PM
While I am Christian and a Conservative, I do watch indie films from time to time, be they domestic or foreign, but you would never get me to go with a film group. Too many indie films I have watched are very thin veils for propaganda or they are boring. Why would I waste my time going with a film group when I can rent it and if I don't like it, I can turn it off and pick up a good book to read.
I think I may have hit the mail on the head, for the most conservatives are individualistic while liberals have more of the Herd mentality.
Having said that, give me a Pans Labyrinth or a Boondocks Saints and I am all charged up.
Cheers
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