Why do wingnuts unquestionably make sweeping generalizations about the opposition?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by xotoxi, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. xotoxi
    Offline

    xotoxi Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2009
    Messages:
    30,322
    Thanks Received:
    5,203
    Trophy Points:
    1,110
    Location:
    your mother
    Ratings:
    +5,492
    I guess that's what makes them wingnuts.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  2. Truthmatters
    Offline

    Truthmatters BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2007
    Messages:
    80,182
    Thanks Received:
    2,223
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +2,233
    they want the world to be simple.

    They cant live in the adult world
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  3. WillowTree
    Offline

    WillowTree Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2008
    Messages:
    68,196
    Thanks Received:
    10,175
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Ratings:
    +14,776
    because each and everyone of you think, act and speak exactly alike.. you drink from the same vat of kool aid and that's just the way it is kid.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  4. Wiseacre
    Offline

    Wiseacre Retired USAF Chief Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2011
    Messages:
    6,025
    Thanks Received:
    1,192
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    Ratings:
    +1,194
    There are people called ideologues, who cannot accept any ideals or values but their own. No other point of view can have any credence, and anyone who disagrees is a fool or a villain. Such people can make sweeping generalizations without thinking twice. Maybe without thinking once. It's easier that way, no critical thinking required.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  5. Inthemiddle
    Offline

    Inthemiddle BANNED

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2011
    Messages:
    6,354
    Thanks Received:
    674
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +674
    [​IMG]
     
  6. CaféAuLait
    Offline

    CaféAuLait This Space for Rent

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2008
    Messages:
    7,776
    Thanks Received:
    1,947
    Trophy Points:
    245
    Location:
    Pacific Northwest
    Ratings:
    +2,323
    Why do wingnuts unquestionably make sweeping generalizations about the opposition?


    Isn't your question a "sweeping generalization"?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  7. The Infidel
    Offline

    The Infidel EVIL CONSERVATIVE

    Joined:
    May 19, 2010
    Messages:
    17,252
    Thanks Received:
    3,170
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    AMERITOPIA
    Ratings:
    +3,173

    :clap2:
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  8. Grampa Murked U
    Offline

    Grampa Murked U Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2011
    Messages:
    47,712
    Thanks Received:
    8,798
    Trophy Points:
    2,055
    Location:
    Kansas City
    Ratings:
    +23,969
    Your answer is in your topic title.

    Wingnuts..... Says all that needs to be said about your ability to articulate an argument against those you disagree with.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  9. Inthemiddle
    Offline

    Inthemiddle BANNED

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2011
    Messages:
    6,354
    Thanks Received:
    674
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +674
    Question is, can an inclination to make sweeping generalizations be considered to be part of the definition of a "wing-nut"?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  10. Grampa Murked U
    Offline

    Grampa Murked U Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2011
    Messages:
    47,712
    Thanks Received:
    8,798
    Trophy Points:
    2,055
    Location:
    Kansas City
    Ratings:
    +23,969
    Did you even notice the "generalization in his topic title for an idea about his own generalizations?
     

Share This Page