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  •  My theory (9+ / 0-)

    is that they're just plain lazy.  They're not willing to think through the implications of their positions or look up factual bases and precedents.

    First they came for the slippery-slope fallacists, and I said nothing. The End.

    by Cream Puff on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 08:27:03 AM PDT

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    •  It isn't always laziness. (1+ / 0-)
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      Cream Puff

      Many of them simply don't have the brainpower needed to follow their ideas through to their logical conclusions - especially when doing so is more than just simply going from point A to point B and requires more variables and more abstract thought.

      "There was no such thing as a "wealthy" hunter-gatherer. It is the creation of human society that has allowed the wealthy to become wealthy. As such, they have an obligation to pay a bit more to sustain that society than the not-so-wealthy." - Me

      by Darth Stateworker on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 03:05:11 PM PDT

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