Thought Police?

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  1. Pappadave
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    Does society have the right to control my thoughts, my imagination, my fantasies? No, only my actions and deeds to impose them. Can we look upon the face of evil and not be evil? Yes. How else do we determine our own morality? If we fantasize domination, subjugation, pornography, sedition, treason, murder; are we guilty of a crime? Only if we seek to act upon these impulses. Does anyone have the right to impose their version of morality on our thoughts? No, not even God. He gave us all free will.

    Dose anyone have the right to judge our thoughts? Only if we express them or act upon them. Even if I state my opinions you are free to accept them or reject them, you can judge but you cannot prohibit them, except when I seek to implement them. Does anyone have the right to limit our knowledge, censure what we think or learn? No_Once again only our actions and deeds. Peace, Love, and Faith. Pappadave.
     
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    Nope
     
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    Only a total narcissist would assume that strangers give a shit about what they think.
     
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    If we can agree that words are nothing but manifest thoughts, I believe Dr. Laura might disagree with that observation.
     
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    Dr. "N-Word" Laura?
     
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    Laura???

    On thoughts No one has the rights to judge your thoughts unless they become words or actions.
     
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    People have a right to do or say or think anything. Other people have the right to stop them. That's how it works IRL anyway.
     
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    = "hate crime" legislation
    ;)
     
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    = losing your job for not using politically "correct" words
     
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    So you really don't care what I or anyone else thinks about Islam? :eusa_angel: Or let's say..hmmm...you? :razz:
     
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