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  1. Nov 17, 2004 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    This is a thread to ask why.

    Here's one on my mind lately considering Arnolds threat to run as President.

    If conservatives hate liberal Hollywood types, then why do they keep making Presidents out of actors?
     
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  3. Nov 17, 2004 #2

    Gokul43201

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    A British survey of 103 Roman Catholic priests, Anglican bishops and Protestant ministers/pastors showed that:
    97% do not believe the world was created in six days.
    80% do not believe in the existence of Adam and Eve.

    The percentage of adults who believe that "the Bible is the actual word of God and it is to be taken literally, word for word" is 5 times higher in the U.S. than in Britain.

    Similarly, belief that "Human beings developed from earlier species of animals..." is much smaller in the United States (35%) than in other countries (as high as 82%).


    So, why is it that in the US - which is a leader in technological and scientific progress - archaic Christian superstition is so prevalent ?
     
  4. Nov 17, 2004 #3
    Why has nobody responded to my thread on plagiarism? Doesn't anybody care about fair play any more? :cry:
     
  5. Nov 17, 2004 #4

    Kerrie

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    Why can people be pro-war but pro-life?
     
  6. Nov 17, 2004 #5

    Cause we can pick winning candidates, unlike the democrats *cough*KERRY*cough*
     
  7. Nov 17, 2004 #6

    Tsu

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    Which says absolutely nothing about why they keep choosing actors (whom they supposedly hate...) :rolleyes:
     
  8. Nov 17, 2004 #7

    Moonbear

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    Why ask why? :biggrin: :rofl:
     
  9. Nov 18, 2004 #8

    Ivan Seeking

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    Why not? Why do you ask?
     
  10. Nov 18, 2004 #9

    Sure it does. Its a purely Machiavellian decision, actors can be very persuasive by nature. Arnold is not like most hollywood actors. He is not a social conservative, but unlike most actors, he is not a socialist.

    And we don't hate all actors, just liberal ones, so 99% of them. Reagan was not liberal. Arnold is sufficiently conservative for my tastes, and just from ideological stand points, if he were on a national ballot he could win, being a republican who could easily take california, that would mean instant defeat for any democrat running against him. With out california the democrats go from being 10 electoral votes behind to 120 electoral votes behind. So yeah.

    Also though this may be tangent i just thought of something:

    Rich democrats got their money from inheritances, lawsuits, or illegal activites *cough*Kennedys*cough*(the family fortune having been based on bootlegging, though yes i'ms ure they've had legitimate income since then ).

    Rich republicans get their money from their own business ventures.

    Not a universal rule, but a general pattern. Rich people who had to work for their money are conservative, they want to keep what they earned. Rich people who didn't have to work particularly hard (actors) are typically more liberal, they have less understanding of the value of work vs the value of money.
     
  11. Nov 18, 2004 #10

    Ivan Seeking

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    This thread is just for asking why. Please take your nonsense somewhere else.
     
  12. Nov 18, 2004 #11
    Why should i take my nonsense anywhere?
     
  13. Nov 18, 2004 #12
    I like to call this 'The Gap', it's where a large fraction of the population is clever and knows stuff. And the rest of the population has been enthralled by the hollywood-media-culture and have resorted to being dumb because they don't know how to do anything else. You will notice this population makes up america's working corp and is(was?) invaluable to the american economy and is therefor kept dumb by the 3 true divisions of the government, which as I've said before, are Military, Corporate and Hollywood.


    No.


    Refer to #1, they'll be whatever CNN wants them to be.
     
  14. Nov 18, 2004 #13

    Clausius2

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    Why that girl who is seated just beyond me doesn't care nothing about me?

    :cry:
     
  15. Nov 18, 2004 #14
    Why are we all guys in PF such loosers with girls ?
    :tongue2:
    :cry: :cry: :cry:
     
  16. Nov 18, 2004 #15
    :confused: My question exactly.
     
  17. Nov 18, 2004 #16

    BobG

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    Why do say that?
    Do you ask yourself why guys on PF are such losers? :frown:
    Or do you ask yourself how any girl could consider the guys on PF a loser? :biggrin:

    (Better be careful how you answer that)
     
  18. Nov 18, 2004 #17

    Moonbear

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    Why do you want to know? :tongue:
     
  19. Nov 18, 2004 #18

    Ivan Seeking

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    Why do you care? :tongue2:

    And while we're at it, why do cats have to think about everything so long before they finally do it? "I'll sit here, but first I'm going to walk around this spot for a couple of minutes..." "I'm going to drink from this cup, but first I'm going to do the paw thing and reposition myself a few dozen times". Why? What are they thinking about?
     
  20. Nov 18, 2004 #19
    In this case, cats share with dogs this "inherited habbit" : Some habbits in guarding living places while they were living wild life...

    Ohhh.... :uhh: so i want to ask now:

    Why tons of people [sadly at PF] thinking that beleiving in God is stupid?
     
  21. Nov 19, 2004 #20

    Math Is Hard

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    as Skeeter would say...

    Why does the sun go on shining?
    Why do the stars glow above?
    Don't they know it's the end of the world?
    (It ended when I lost your love).
     
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