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Forum: Music 1st February 2016, 23:25
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By Invader Zim
His apology was shit and obviously insincere...

His apology was shit and obviously insincere given his long history of being an outrageous bellend.

Fuck Phil Anselmo, fuck DOWN and fuck Pantera, who contrary to widespread belief were always...
Forum: Literature & Films 21st January 2016, 02:38
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Invader Zim
Thanks. But it is laughably dishonest. On its...

Thanks. But it is laughably dishonest. On its claims about oil, what it neglects to inform the reader is that yes, the Germans did extract large quantities of oil from friendly and occupied...
Forum: Music 11th January 2016, 16:23
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By Invader Zim
David Bowie

Shame about his dodgy coke fuelled politics in the '80s, but I'm very sad he's gone.

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Forum: Politics 11th January 2016, 01:28
Replies: 118
Views: 5,318
Posted By Invader Zim
Surely you are correct that cultural and racial...

Surely you are correct that cultural and racial backgrounds are not, as you state, significant -- but your immidiately preceding somment suggests (if I read you correctly) that it is. There is not, I...
Forum: Literature & Films 9th January 2016, 14:10
Replies: 94
Views: 3,422
Posted By Invader Zim
It's a great film. But Halloween is more...

It's a great film. But Halloween is more important, They Live is more fun, Assault on Precinct 13 is better paced, and Kurt Russell is better in Escape from New York. Plus, Lee van Cleef.
Forum: Literature & Films 6th January 2016, 20:08
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By Invader Zim
Actually, if you really want Orwell at his best,...

Actually, if you really want Orwell at his best, read his journalism and essays. He was probably the best English language essayist of his day.
Forum: Literature & Films 5th January 2016, 19:48
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By Invader Zim
Leonard Abbott, free love provided women stay in...

Leonard Abbott, free love provided women stay in the kitchen. Nice. And you obviously missed the word 'virtually', or do you think that four examples is somehow representative? And given that we are...
Forum: Literature & Films 4th January 2016, 23:07
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By Invader Zim
Yes, it tells us he lived in the 1940s and had a...

Yes, it tells us he lived in the 1940s and had a middle class upbringing. This is a school boy historical error, to judge historical behaviour by the standard of the present as opposed to the...
Forum: Literature & Films 4th January 2016, 22:11
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By Invader Zim
As ever, with these threads -- precisely whom did...

As ever, with these threads -- precisely whom did Orwell, from his death bed in a sanitorium, spy on? And which 'intelligence agency' did he do this spy work for? There were three intelligence...
Forum: Learning 4th January 2016, 16:08
Replies: 127
Views: 4,105
Posted By Invader Zim
And a year's membership. Not that it takes a...

And a year's membership. Not that it takes a profound examination of BA policy and actions to note a singular lack of accountability and the malaise this board has fallen into because of what appears...
Forum: Learning 4th January 2016, 09:26
Replies: 127
Views: 4,105
Posted By Invader Zim
The membership will keep you honest? When has it...

The membership will keep you honest? When has it in the past? These purges are never honest. And we now find ourselves in the ludicrous situation in which people who do not support IS, but take a...
Forum: Learning 4th January 2016, 08:30
Replies: 127
Views: 4,105
Posted By Invader Zim
Fine, though you haven't banned people for...

Fine, though you haven't banned people for celebrating IS victories, you have banned them for being qualified in their opposition to IS. And, generous though your offer to allow us to debate whether...
Forum: Learning 4th January 2016, 07:37
Replies: 127
Views: 4,105
Posted By Invader Zim
It is when you betray a total misunderstanding of...

It is when you betray a total misunderstanding of what fascism is. And you aren't banning people for fascist views, you are banning them for being wrong (and they are wrong) in their position on...
Forum: Learning 4th January 2016, 07:32
Replies: 127
Views: 4,105
Posted By Invader Zim
I'm confused. Is the diktat from the BA that IS...

I'm confused. Is the diktat from the BA that IS are fascists now? Now, don't get me wrong, it has been long due that the weird brand of anti-imperialism which results in support for all and any that...
Forum: Philosophy 3rd January 2016, 00:31
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By Invader Zim
Ok, so let's take the human brain. We know very...

Ok, so let's take the human brain. We know very little about how it actually works, it's complexities are so vast that we are only beginning to understand it. If a discovery were to be made tomorrow...
Forum: Philosophy 2nd January 2016, 01:19
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By Invader Zim
Vladimir innit Lenin has basically said it all....

Vladimir innit Lenin has basically said it all. Though I do think that there is an objective reality, the point is that there are not objective or complete interpretations of it.
Forum: Learning 28th December 2015, 17:39
Replies: 37
Views: 662
Posted By Invader Zim
Hmm. You, and Rafiq, are the ones suggesting that...

Hmm. You, and Rafiq, are the ones suggesting that mass murder was necessary to maintain the Soviet Union's survival, the onus is on you to prove it rather than your cretinous appeals to what you...
Forum: Learning 25th December 2015, 15:57
Replies: 37
Views: 662
Posted By Invader Zim
The Nazi attempts to assert their influence on...

The Nazi attempts to assert their influence on the Wehrnacht were as considerable as they were deleterious. For instance, refusing to allow the Heer to retreat in 1944 prevented the formation of...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 9th December 2015, 18:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By Invader Zim
After the Second World War, both Stalin and the...

After the Second World War, both Stalin and the regime he headed displayed rank anti-Semitism. Look up the term 'rootless cosmopolitan'.

But was Stalin a fascist? No. Though the regime clearly...
Forum: Discrimination 8th December 2015, 18:58
Replies: 43
Views: 2,433
Posted By Invader Zim
Hitler was unelectable. He achieved power through...

Hitler was unelectable. He achieved power through cheating, intimidation and collaboration from the Weimar right in March 1933. In the previous (semi)fair (the Nazis also cheated in that election but...
Forum: Learning 7th December 2015, 18:05
Replies: 103
Views: 3,385
Posted By Invader Zim
I mean the former. But it is, as you...

I mean the former.



But it is, as you note, not knowable and cannot be based on actual source work. There are a very few limited questions which it can be useful for to better understand what...
Forum: Literature & Films 5th December 2015, 00:37
Replies: 180
Views: 15,035
Posted By Invader Zim
I can't speak for Blake, but I certainly can...

I can't speak for Blake, but I certainly can enjoy such a piece. It is a sign of a feeble mind, and massive intellectual and ideological insecurity, to be unable to tolerate, analyse and consider...
Forum: Politics 4th December 2015, 22:58
Replies: 65
Views: 2,250
Posted By Invader Zim
The decision is of course ludicrous. Leaving...

The decision is of course ludicrous. Leaving aside the moral arguments and the class politics for a moment; from a strategic perspective this seems to foolhardy, insufficent and an expensive waste of...
Forum: Theory 30th November 2015, 23:39
Replies: 105
Views: 3,267
Posted By Invader Zim
Smoking is awesome and it makes you look cool in...

Smoking is awesome and it makes you look cool in front of your friends. Win win.

But seriously, smoking is a real bastard. Don't get hooked, or you'll be as weezey, out of breath and as rockingly...
Forum: Learning 24th November 2015, 18:22
Replies: 103
Views: 3,385
Posted By Invader Zim
And, of course, contrary to certain binary...

And, of course, contrary to certain binary deterministic views bounded around, there is absolutely no reason why either had to starve.
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