JonasDarkmane

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  1. wat.png.fc16475cfbb4258cd2cf16780ebbf58f.png

    http://prntscr.com/khl8hj

    :mlp_wat: I detect a disturbance in the force. 

    1. Ethan Tran

      Ethan Tran

      maybe it doesn't count, when he visits from his mobile device?
      groundhog day? I wish I would stuck in some late summer evening, back in a day... but moment wouldn't be a moment, if it'll lasts 4ever.
       

    2. Snow

      Snow

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      Great Scott! Jeric has gone back in time!

  2. I look through the Debate Pit of old, at old topics. At a golden age of enlightenment, meaningful values and an undying devotion to a stance of non-violence, and a want to reach compromise. 

    After reading my old posts, I feel as if my language has regressed, my focus dumbed down and become more simplified. 

    Have I really changed for the worse? Has being buried in the muck of things and seeing all this negativity happening everywhere, all the tribalism taking place and the big important issues radicalized me? 

    I am not sure. I know that I am still going in the right direction, but I have lost the true path. That I have taken a different path towards the same direction, different from the path I once was on. From seeing people as equals whom I could deradicalize yet disagree with, over to seeing people as detrimental opponents whose arguments need to be crushed. 

     

    Perhaps time just does this. Perhaps time just hardens you a bit. Perhaps hard laborious work does this. Perhaps passing up arguments as just 'negative-inducing' degrades your senses and your own ability to hold up a cohesive argument. Perhaps it is the result of actually taking a side rather than just knowing which choice is worse or is being focused on. Perhaps one's own personal life just affects you too much. Perhaps lack of dialogue does. Perhaps relying too much on the words of others rather than on your own principles and beliefs does this. Perhaps dialogue itself has changed so much that people have dumbed down their own arguments and are now more out there for blood rather than for reaching a meaningful solution. 

     

    In any case, things certainly have changed. 

    But one thing I don't want to change. I will always consider myself to be a principled  person. And having non-violence as a core of my principles sounds good enough for me. Not chanting for anyone's head to be removed, for anyone's job to be taken away or for anyone's public being to be shamed, sounds good enough to me. 

    I really did go from seeking something meaningful over to seeking something expedient (thank you for that wake-up, Peterson)

    I guess just reading my past arguments, my past posts, my past dialogues was really a wake-up call. 

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    1. Twiggy

      Twiggy

      This has happened to nearly everyone m8. The further left that the left moves, the more reactionary the right becomes, and centrists are a dying breed. Everyday it looks more and more like we're in the final stage of life for Democracy.

    2. Lord Valtasar

      Lord Valtasar

      people change,its inevitable the fact that you check your previous path to see if you changed for the better is enough to reassure me that you really try,and whoever searches, finds as the saying goes, arguments tend to get out of hand easier these days in general, its not just you. most just don't care enough to invest and go to an argument with their mind set, not in search for answers, but i still believe that these arguments have a point, even if the one you answer has made up their mind, the rest who just read from the sidelines may benefit, so i'll encourage you to keep on trying to be reasonable and principled, it IS still worth it

  3. Happy birthday PP. Hope you have a good one

    1. PiratePony

      PiratePony

      Thanks my favorite raider and Viking!

  4. Hug award? Since when did I hug someone?

    Humbug!

    1. Catpone Cerberus

      Catpone Cerberus

      Apparently you get it when other user decides to give it to you. 

    2. VengefulStrudel
    3. SparklingSwirls

      SparklingSwirls

      Don't you mean "Humhug"? :P 

  5. Somehow I cared enough to write about something that I don't really care much about at 6 AM. Does that mean I care? 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Or does that mean that I have a bad sleep schedule? 

     

  6. Happy Birthday RainDash :)

  7. A bit tipsy after a few drinks of Somersby. I thought I had taken a picture of how well I cleaned the restaurant, but apparently, I did not. 

    Have this instead

     

  8. An amazing contraption 

    (I don't have much to offer political-wise since I have a full-time job that takes up most of my time) 

  9. Til hamingju með afmælið!!! 

    Hope you have a good one. 

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    1. Twiggy

      Twiggy

      Takk vinur. Þú líka.

      I'm not sure if this is grammatically correct lol.

  10. That face you make when door raiding has become so predictable. 

    1. Nyokai

      Nyokai

      I mostly deal with petty thievery and drunken brawls, been too long since we've had a good bandit raid.

  11.  

    It's back

    1. Twiggy

      Twiggy

      I know. Lucky fucking Poles. 

  12. I was like a child receiving candy for the first time

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    1. JonasDarkmane

      JonasDarkmane

      I bumbled like a fool all nervous. :please: But he did receive the Icelandic Sagas from the event :D

  13. Off to see Jordan Peterson. I hope I can get a photo of us two together. 

    1. Nature Tune

      Nature Tune

      .....Who’s that :sealed:

    2. Catpone Cerberus

      Catpone Cerberus

      I am little envious too :twi: Good luck with the photo. 

  14. The group is not more important than the individual. 

    1. Twiggy

      Twiggy

      Except when the individual is being "that guy." You know the one. The guy that power chugs most of the expensive imported beer at the party, leaving only Coors for the rest of us.

      Fuck that guy.

    2. JonasDarkmane

      JonasDarkmane

      Sometimes, you just have to part ways with your Icelandic Arctic Pale Ale. Besides, you will just show up at that fuckers house one day he is holding a party and chug all his expensive beer c;þ 

  15. 73 is a pretty nice number. Though I still like 32 and 42 more. It just sounds better to me. 

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    First world problems

     

    1. Nyokai

      Nyokai

      Lol at this rate next some guys ask if their family has a diversity problem because they share the same ethnicity

  17. I know what you did

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    1. Lightwing

      Lightwing

      I know what you did as well ! 

      ...You like me a lot :crackle: 

    2. JonasDarkmane

      JonasDarkmane

      I have NOTEiced 

       

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  18. Today a most beautiful dog of my family passed away. Having been with us for many years and fathering many more puppies for other families to take care of, he certainly was a dog to behold. 

    Rest in piece Wayne. 

    Born: 04.03.2007

    Died: 25.05.2018

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    1. Catpone Cerberus

      Catpone Cerberus

      Rest in peace beautiful dog. 

  19. An angry Tim. That is spicy. 

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    1. PathfinderCS

      PathfinderCS

      Never played the game, but that music is always classic to me. <3

    2. Anti-Villain
    3. JonasDarkmane

      JonasDarkmane

      @PathfinderCS I remember playing against him in KH2 and I never even got past his first health barrier. Usually, the end bosses are the hardest. This was not the case :P