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Ancient Skynet
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 4/21/2017 8:09:42 AM

The uncanny power of words has featured prominently in recent news. Politico describes how Berkeley became "a hotbed of violence in the Trump era" in response to witches like Ann Coulter. (Snip) Apparently there are ideas, like that incantations that Coulter is likely to utter, that are dangers in themselves; that summon devils from the vasty deep and provoke an involuntarily reaction in whoever is unfortunate to hear them. When Howard Dean tweeted "hate speech is not protected by the first amendment" he feared a danger which does things to people from which they must be defended against. The need

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hotrod, 4/21/2017 8:41:22 AM     (No. 11228868)

When ´´Hate Speech´´ becomes a crime, democrats will be in big trouble!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 4/21/2017 9:03:52 AM     (No. 11228886)

Okay then, let´s talk about gun possession, for instance, in Venezuela perhaps. It would now appear that all the Hillary and Obama peole of the world would confiscate YOUR gun to give to one of their buddies. It is all becoming clear to me now.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dvc, 4/22/2017 12:17:37 PM     (No. 11230188)

Richard lost me on this one. Some cogent points, but culture is AI and drones are, what?

Normally like his stuff, this one seemed like someone else´s work.

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