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  1. Men taking an active role in a child's upbringing...

    Men taking an active role in a child's upbringing is a goes against traditional* gender roles, which makes them mad. Then you consider that, on top of this, paternity leave is paid time off and...
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    It belongs to that genre of politicians speech...

    It belongs to that genre of politicians speech where politicians who hold office say something like 'someone should do something about this' as if they're hapless bystanders to currently unfolding...
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    In general I would tend towards short term help...

    In general I would tend towards short term help for individuals for micro amounts of money and long term help for groups for larger amounts of money. Give me 1k to spend and I'll try and find some in...
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    You're trying to science something that's...

    You're trying to science something that's actually riddled with emotional and value judgements, since you have to decide what 'biggest impact' actually means before you even decide what the best way...
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    Depends on the country, the period of history...

    Depends on the country, the period of history you're in, and the extent to which you're willing to trade short term benefit for long term development.
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    https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3dyem/investors-s...

    https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3dyem/investors-spent-millions-on-evolved-apes-nfts-then-they-got-scammed
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    There actually was a witness who saw Sarah...

    There actually was a witness who saw Sarah Everard being abducted, but they just seemed to have assumed it was a normal arrest, no reason to think there would have been a different reaction if...
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    There's plentiful archaeological evidence for...

    There's plentiful archaeological evidence for aztec human sacrifice, and there are aztec sources and depictions in statuary etc attesting that it was a thing.
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    This thread doesn't have near enough semantic...

    This thread doesn't have near enough semantic nit-picking.

    The root of 'sacrifice' is 'sacred' and therefore literally means 'to make sacred' (i.e. to give it to a god) the modern usage of 'to...
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    He's not right, resisting in that way is a good...

    He's not right, resisting in that way is a good way to end up handcuffed, face down on the pavement with a knee in your back, and that's when the officer isn't set on murdering you.
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    Western civilisation was doing human sacrifice in...

    Western civilisation was doing human sacrifice in its youth - it's pre-Christian youth. Even the Romans, who absolutely loathed the practice, did it when times were desperate.
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    1443923514537484306 Background for non-UK...

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    Background for non-UK Folks: We now know that Sarah Everard's murderer kidnapped her by claiming he was arresting her for 'covid violations', flashing his warrant card, then...
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    al qaeda means 'the base'. 'the base', 'the...

    al qaeda means 'the base'. 'the base', 'the foundation' coincidence??? see beyond
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    hari seldon did space 9/11

    hari seldon did space 9/11
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    this one actually belongs in the employment/wages...

    this one actually belongs in the employment/wages thread
  16. This would never had happened if Biden had won...

    This would never had happened if Biden had won the election
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    circling back on this

    circling back on this
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    Back on that again, huh?

    Back on that again, huh?
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    Who do you think they are? From your source:...

    Who do you think they are?

    From your source:

    https://awealthofcommonsense.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Capture1-9.png
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    It's actually not basically everyone that works...

    It's actually not basically everyone that works for a taxable wage. 1/5 Americans have no retirement savings at all, and quite a lot of the rest have some but not much; hard to save for retirement...
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    Communism is when you pay people to perform...

    Communism is when you pay people to perform labour, and the more you pay them the more communisms it is.
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    A consumer is someone who purchases something to...

    A consumer is someone who purchases something to use it for themselves. 'Buying shares' is stretching that definition to breaking point, and even without that it's unclear what point you're even...
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    I mean, in the sense that (if they're individuals...

    I mean, in the sense that (if they're individuals not investment firms or other orgs) they also go to the store and buy things, but they aren't actually purchasing the product the company makes and...
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    Indeed, and now where know where the problem lies...

    Indeed, and now where know where the problem lies :o
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    Right, but they still take their share of the...

    Right, but they still take their share of the profits out of the franchise through rent and royalties. It's not like "here, take our branding and product and just do what you like". So they could...
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