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Eternal life; Endless torture.

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  1. Andrea-chan
    September 18th, 2010 10:24 PM
    I don't know much about it, I just like the characters.
  2. Shanghai Alice
    September 16th, 2010 03:35 PM
    Shanghai Alice
    Actually, I'm not exactly like most teenagers. I have no desire to break free of my parents, though I do want to get out into the world.

    Because of what happened in my family, I've always felt that my duty was to serve my parents so that at least one sibling would be completely loyal. In short, I don't see the point of rebelling against my parents. There is no need for it. A pathetic identity crisis?

    Additionally, I can't help but feel that, because of our differing mindsets, the best we can hope to achieve is to agree to disagree.

    I'm an optimist at heart. Take away politics, take away history, take away religion...

    And I'm an optimist. I have to be if I want to survive. A skeptical attitude and critical mindset leads to bitterness and, quite frankly, is one of the main problems of society today.

    In short...

    We need more optimists. I'm loyal to my parents. I don't have time to focus on the world around me when I'm devoting my time to staying alive in this house.

    Of course, I dunno. I might be over-dramatizing it, but...

    I'm going to agree to disagree on this one.
  3. Shanghai Alice
    September 15th, 2010 07:00 PM
    Shanghai Alice
    I understand that I have been indoctrinated into the joke that is American patriotism.

    Additionally, I also understand that I cannot form my own opinions. As a fifteen year old, I'm still heavily dependent on authority figures to teach me. That is a sign of weakness.

    I'm... actually really sorry.
  4. Shanghai Alice
    September 15th, 2010 01:51 PM
    Shanghai Alice
    That sounds... disturbingly similar to 1984.

    As I said, I was born in a military family. Even if it is true, being told that Churchill and Roosevelt, as well as many of the other war heroes (Patton was a Blood Knight, I know, but...) were corrupt and selfish is...

    It's hard to swallow.

    Saying "The US should not have been involved" is overstating it. Nazi Germany's loss was, to put it simply, a miracle performed by the Allies. There were so many near-misses for the Allies that it's almost like history WANTED Hitler to win.

    If we allowed Germany to run wild, perhaps Mexico would have lost their fear of America.

    And then we'd have more than three deaths on American soil resulting from WW2 (The three were a result of Japanese failbombs).

    Isolationism only works if the world is stable. I'm not saying America should police the world, but removing a major military power from geopolitics would cause shtuff to collide with the primitive air cooler.

    Gah, now for the next issue...

    The claims that the World War II leaders were self-serving pigs.

    Yes. They're politicians, and they wanted to profit from the war. However, if we allow a person's good deeds to be erased because of their wrongs, the entire world deserves nothing more than a burning Hell.

    Churchill, at the very least, had a small bit of experience with war. If he had not been boosting the English morale, the last bit of Europe would have fallen into German hands.

    Anyways, my head is pounding. That's all I feel like doing.
  5. Shanghai Alice
    September 14th, 2010 07:45 PM
    Shanghai Alice
    Oh, I'm not heartless. I only truly blame the fanatics, and I'm fine with every other Muslim. I see the gray, but... My debating style needs work.

    I don't trust the media anyway. Isn't it sad? You can't trust anymore.
  6. Shanghai Alice
    September 14th, 2010 03:34 PM
    Shanghai Alice
    Week started. Brain dead. You win.

    ((Translation: Don't feel like doing research. I yield.))
  7. Shanghai Alice
    September 11th, 2010 01:48 PM
    Shanghai Alice
    My thinking may be backwards, but yours is, at least in my opinion, very similar to the standard "Israel was a state formed from guilt, and they're terrorizing the Middle East!"

    Let's look at some facts.
    1. The Palestinians were definitely not very well liked in the Middle East before Israel. Alas, the enemy of my enemy, right?

    2. The Jews had staked their claim in the Middle East a few millenia ago. Even if you don't believe that, you need to recognize that they needed somewhere to put the Jews. And why are the Jews not allowed to have a place where they can be openly Jewish, and coexist with their brethren?

    3. If a country in the Middle East could wipe out every Israeli, any country at all, without ramifications...

    Well, they wouldn't exactly say, "Thanks, but no thanks," would they?

    4. Most nations in the region refuse to even acknowledge Israel. I know of no other country in the world that faces this problem, much less one surrounded on all sides by enemies.

    5. Although completely unrelated to the matter, things tend to blow up in Israel. Maybe it's because Israel's engineers are all goblins, maybe they like fireworks, maybe Israel just has bad engineers. Complete coincidence. And if it was the responsibility of a terrorist organization...

    Well, the governments had "no knowledge," right?

    6. America has Israel's back because, believe it or not, they are fairly useful for us. They have intelligence on everyone. Even us, but they need to do what they feel is necessary.

    7. Israel has to be unpredictable. They need to make people think twice about messing with them. Six Day War, anyone?

    You seem to be on the opposite end of the spectrum from me.

    Enlighten me.
  8. Shanghai Alice
    September 11th, 2010 10:52 AM
    Shanghai Alice
    But although the people are important, governments are the ones who make the world turn. If Israel tried to 'play fair', slaughter would ensue. They need to be harsh.
  9. Shanghai Alice
    September 8th, 2010 09:22 PM
    Shanghai Alice
    Problem #1: I support Israel, you support Palestine.

    I'd really love to discuss this with you tomorrow. I'm sure that I can learn a lot from you, and hopefully vice-versa.
  10. Katja
    September 8th, 2010 03:27 PM
    I'm not really doing anything. I was trying to get back together with my BF. T_T

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  • About Murmansk
    Let's hide behind a false self.
    I love Chrono Cross.
    I played Pokemon when it first came out and here I stand today.
    I spend my time playing video games and listening to weeaboo music like Idolm@ster or any else that generally falls into this category. I also really like Zelda.
    Oh god... I like idolM@ster too much.
    Mostly I just like to talk about things such as Pokemon or other RPG type games. I really like listening to stories from other people (any type of story in general; life stories, fake stories)
    I love to cook. Especially desserts and Italian type foods.
    (I do tend to study things like foreign policy and history.) Technology is sort of a hobby though.
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    Favorite Pokémon
    Alakazam, Rhydon, Yanmega


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