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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3460 on: January 19, 2022, 05:23:40 AM »
Of course the graph is complete bullshit.

It could have been worse, but fortunately l saw neither banjos nor sousaphones included. Phew!  ;)
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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3461 on: January 19, 2022, 05:31:02 AM »
It could have been worse, but fortunately l saw neither banjos nor sousaphones included. Phew!  ;)

I'm sure they're both correlated with incest and inbreeding.

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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3462 on: January 19, 2022, 12:54:05 PM »
Greg: your credulousness for this utterly made up  infantile rubbish betrays a complete lack of exposure to the real world and real people. Displaying that ignorance should embarrass you.
Why do you think this was made up?
It's highly unlikely.

She regularly has surveys on her website:
https://knowingless.com/survey/

although since that survey is done, it's not listed any more.

93k twitter followers, onlyfans, and probably whatever social media as well since I'm not really familiar with this person- If she just made this up, I would have probably seen someone say something about it. And getting 19k respondents seems doable with a large enough audience.

Or do you think 19k people all just lied?

Anyways, if you follow "believe all women," then no reason to doubt.  ;)


Wait...choking and asphyxiation isn't a famously politically and economically centrist desire?

Women don't really have a fetish for "creepy crawlies"?
If you are struggling to find an overall meaning in any of this, then don't think that's a problem with the data/topic itself.
Some are more unclear, but you could have picked a few examples where even the most dense of individuals can extract some meaning or insight. Just look at the far left and far right, and the authoritarian areas. Truly just random, and no meaning?
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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3463 on: January 19, 2022, 06:23:13 PM »
You like to talk about your "gut instinct" for evaluating the accuracy or believability of things. Does the information in those graphs tally with all your worldly experience, with what you've seen and heard elsewhere? Or does it seem more like something produced by a teenage virgin boy, troll-voted on by teenage virgin boys and read by teenage virgin boys?


In actual US politics news: Eric Trump pleads the fifth a record-breaking 500 times in a single hearing.
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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3464 on: January 19, 2022, 06:33:46 PM »
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-19/supreme-court-rejects-trump-clears-disclosure-of-jan-6-papers

Supreme Court Rejects Trump, Clears Release of Jan. 6 Papers
Trump sought to block disclosure citing executive privilege
Thomas is lone public dissenter in victory for House committee

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/19/supreme-court-rejects-trumps-request-to-block-release-of-white-house-records-from-jan-6-committee.html

(if the first link is paywall)

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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3465 on: January 19, 2022, 06:57:42 PM »
You like to talk about your "gut instinct" for evaluating the accuracy or believability of things.
Yes. Depends on the situation, and not the only tool, but yes.


Does the information in those graphs tally with all your worldly experience, with what you've seen and heard elsewhere? Or does it seem more like something produced by a teenage Virginia boy, troll-voted on by teenage Virginia boys and read by teenage Virginia boys?
Idk what Virginia has to do with it, but


Or does it seem more like something produced by a teenage Virginia boy
The lady who produced the poll talks about it on the video link, it's on her twitter and her website also. There's no reason to question this if you just checked the links I provided.


troll-voted on by teenage Virginia boys and read by teenage Virginia boys?
If there's some people who "troll-voted," it's unlikely it would have been enough votes to change the results greatly.
It's possible, but coordinating hundreds or thousands of people to troll-vote seems unlikely.
I don't see the point, either. Every area has deviant stuff.


Does the information in those graphs tally with all your worldly experience, with what you've seen and heard elsewhere?
Many of the results are not a surprise, but some are.
If you mean offline experience, there's no way to know because it's not like most people would be willing to talk about it openly.
I only have one example, discussed this with a friend and he mentioned that his gay friend told him he was lib left- which is the gayest quadrant, and not really a surprise to me.
The only way to get this info large-scale would be from anonymous polls.
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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3466 on: January 19, 2022, 07:25:51 PM »


Idk what Virginia has to do with it, but



Lol. Autocorrect autocensored the word virgins.

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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3467 on: January 20, 2022, 01:48:50 PM »
Literacy rates, U.S.A..
Even if the size of immigrants is considered, the figures look low.

https://www.thinkimpact.com/literacy-statistics/#:~:text=The%20literacy%20rate%20for%20adults%20across%20the%20U.S.%20averages%2088%25.
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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3468 on: January 20, 2022, 08:44:06 PM »
Even if the size of immigrants is considered, the figures look low.

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34% of adults who lack proficiency in literacy were born outside the US.
So instead of 21%, it would be ~14% of the native population can't read?

Seems like I would have known at least one person that can't read besides this one guy I met a long time ago with Down Syndrome. It seems a bit off.
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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3469 on: Today at 01:58:18 PM »
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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3470 on: Today at 02:14:29 PM »
Sorry if this further disgusts people.
Older people may know about this already, but this is a little before my time.


Brezhnev's Kiss

A mural is shown at 13:27
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JM0kapZFg2A


What I found hilarious about this, is if any remembers before the US election, I mentioned it would be hilarious if Biden and Trump just randomly starting kissing each other at the debates.

It seems like this was already a practice among socialist leaders.
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