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Old 11-28-2018, 04:14 PM
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I can't be a real liberal because I don't understand transsexuality. Still though, I think forcing someone in a dress to go to a public men's bathroom is kinda fucked up.
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Old 11-28-2018, 04:41 PM
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How is it not? Given how immigration (and the flow of human labor and capital) has been a natural process of participating in an international community of human beings for the past all of human history, it does seem extreme for a country or political union to ban immigration. And when we look at past attempts in American history of curtailing immigration from certain countries or regions, it became transparently clear that the populace that "mostly does not want to" were motivated by thinly-veiled racism and fear-mongering labor scares rather than any actual notions of morality or ethics. Most justifications for it usually are smoking guns and dog-whistle politics for the morally repugnant. That hasn't really changed.
You know he's Serbian, right? The former Yugoslavia used to be a thing until it fell into ethnic conflict and war. it shouldn't be surprising that outside our little bubble of Western civilization that is seen differently especially considering that said conflict happened within recent living memory.
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Old 11-28-2018, 04:45 PM
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The solution to ethnic conflict is ethnic intolerance?

I mean, I guess it's a solution, but in the past when people have tried to cleanse their lands of certain ethnicities it hasn't worked out all that well.
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Old 11-28-2018, 06:39 PM
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The solution to ethnic conflict is ethnic intolerance?
No?
It's more that maybe the reason some people don't want to bring in other ethnicities is because in this case,they're literally from a country that fell apart due to an ethnic civil war: AKA Former Yugoslavia. C9H20.

Maybe it would be better if they stayed separate? Can't go on about one brutalizing the other if they literally do not live around each other. The solution isn't to force it either, that would just make more of a mess.. If it was volountary that would be the ideal.
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Old 11-28-2018, 07:09 PM
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So you're talking about segregation.
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Old 11-28-2018, 08:21 PM
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Old 11-29-2018, 07:12 AM
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You know he's Serbian, right? The former Yugoslavia used to be a thing until it fell into ethnic conflict and war. it shouldn't be surprising that outside our little bubble of Western civilization that is seen differently especially considering that said conflict happened within recent living memory.
And? I live in Vienna. As the popular saying here goes, "the Balkans begin in Vienna."
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Old 12-11-2018, 02:41 PM
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Old 12-13-2018, 01:18 AM
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