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  1. AugustaGator

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    It's like a assembly line of people incapable of their own thoughts and ability to understand that it's ok to be different. Wonder how many got that way.
     
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      Can we start a new country?


      Alex.
       
      • itsgr82bag8r

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        I vote to just put down the diseased population.
         
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        Some have tried. [​IMG]
         
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          One of the comments after the article. So just to be clear, everyone advocating that Google had every right to fire this guy for his controversial views feels the same way about Kaepernick's situation?
           
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            Here's the full memo:

            https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3914586-Googles-Ideological-Echo-Chamber.html

            The fact that they immediately fired him rather than use his critique to clarify their vision proves his point.

            Political correctness shuts down discussion and debate which inherently limits development of ideas. And that is indeed bad for a business that has a core value of free thinking leading to innovation.

            We shouldn't be shocked when rabble rousers like Milo whatshisface or Ann Coulter rouse rabbles. But this isn't anywhere close to that. He didn't say "women can't" or "women shouldn't" anything. He merely poses some ideas about biological factors that he suggests should be considered. And that's a very small piece of the memo. If he's wrong, show why. But fire him?

            The shutdown/shut up pressure tends to come from the left. Google his name and look at how the major media outlets frame the narrative in their headlines and story angles. How dare he puncture their ideology with analysis of biological influences on behavior!
             
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              OMG!!! The Zombies are coming, The Zombies are coming!!!!!!!
               
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              Yes they have and in 100 years no one will ever be allowed to speak of it because someones feeling might get hurt.
               
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                Do you find kaepernick to be the type of QB that is should be starting on some NFL team and that the reason he isn't is because of his views?
                 
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                1984 passed by and nobody noticed. All the information in the world either current or past is all stored in multiple places. The big fear years ago was burning the books (the source of knowledge) Now we dont have to worry. The sky is not falling............doubt it ever will no matter how loudly the alarmist cry about it.
                 
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                I think criminals and rapists should be treated worse. Kap stuck his neck out and had it chopped off. The NFL is an exclusive club. They can do what the fck they want. I dont watch the NFL unless there is a gator playing I want to see.
                 
              • Detroitgator

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                Apparently, so is/can Google.
                 
              • stephenPE

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                I like google. A great resource to me. Imagine all books and libraries and atlases and whatever all at our finger tips................NFL........not so much. Gladiator stuff now.............mercenaries jumping team to team all the while scrambling their brain cells ...........Give me the old days when a player wore the same uniform each year and there were only a dozen teams or so.
                 
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                Do you have any idea what you just said?
                 
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                Do you not think the part of the reason that Tebow was run out of the NFL was because of his religious convictions? I can tell you that I know for a fact that many of the coaches and some of the players didn't want him around because they felt uncomfortable feeling they had to ramp down their "locker room talk".
                 
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                I actually said it somewhere else the other day. Yes. What is confusing? I dont like how players move so much. I liked it better when Johnny U was a Colt. Namath was a Jet. Jurgenson was a Redskin.
                 
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                The Fellowship OF Christian Athletes has been around a long time. Players from both teams pray at each game. I think they were scared he would make the fans beg for him when the starter was average or worse. I cannot believe he couldnt make any team............leadership and his ethic along with being a proven winner just seems too much of a positive.
                 
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                  Yes, a lot of people liked the good ole days of indentured servitude and slavery to this modern individual liberty/freedom crap! ;)

                  But yes, with football, I liked they way it was, but it sucked for the players.
                   

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