Are you a critical thinker?

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Are you a critical thinker?

Poll closed Mar 30, 2011.
  1. Yes, I'm immune to propaganda and advertising.

    54.7%
  2. Maybe. In some ways I am, but not often, it's too much work.

    28.3%
  3. No.

    5.7%
  4. I don't know. You tell me!

    11.3%
  1. pushing_wins

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    come on

    i left out the ;) intentionally to see who would misinterpret me
     
  2. Steady Eddy

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    Ok, I was wondering if Rifkin is your idol?
     
  3. GetBetterer

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    Come on people -- all I'm getting are votes and no answers. Looks like all you critical thinkers are liars (excluding Hewex).
     
  4. pushing_wins

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    answer to what?
     
  5. GetBetterer

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    The Bush State of the Union address question. Only you and Hewex answered, but you didn't vote so I'm not officially counting you.
     
  6. pushing_wins

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    i guess my idk vote doesnt count.
     
  7. GetBetterer

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    I mean you didn't vote "Yes. I am a critical thinker"
     
  8. PCXL-Fan

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    Well I demonstated 2 examples of critical thinking: one in a response to a pushing_wins statement,
    And by not being fooled bying his sarcastic jab at KenC that you had no right to argue with him because of his economics degree.

    I was thinking of responding to steady eddy, and point out that it was sarcasm but that would come across as a little to know-it-all and cocky.
     
  9. pushing_wins

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    what about..............hence, jester is stupid? whats your analysis?

    also, whats the second example?
     
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    That you knew how to pull his strings a little. Also that you have little respect for him or his years of service and duty.

    However I respect the man who has put years of his life into a service that on the whole strengthens our society. The collective working together of society can bring value to us all, despite the fact unfortunately it doesn't always.

    Would not getting caught by the sarcastic jab at KenC not count as an example?
     
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  11. GetBetterer

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    PCXL, could you answer the support / degrade question as well?

    ^_^
     
  12. aceX

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    I'm pretty good at avoiding advertising (same mobile phone for 7 years) but we all switch off sometimes.
     
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    On the contrary. He was singled out and his buttons pushed in another thread that has now been deleted. His prejudices are exactly what caused his little tirade.
    The facts.
    p_w is afraid of my avatar.
    From that we can say he is afraid of the military or at the very least the Marine Corps.
    So from that we can assume he is afraid of ex-marines as well (me).
    We can assume that those fears are based on propaganda that has been taught since he has admitted no direct contact with them.
    We also see from all past posts that there has been no attempt to use capitalization, punctuation or even proper spelling so we can also assume
    that he is basically illiterate.


    Hence we conclude that p_w has an agenda based on propaganda because he is afraid and ignorant.
    There seems to be very little critical thinking involved once broken down.
     
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  14. pushing_wins

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    i am capable of respect and gratitude as well
     
  15. PCXL-Fan

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    I believe that.
     
  16. PCXL-Fan

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    sorry which post is it?
     
  17. pushing_wins

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    post 101

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    Compared to some other photos or whatever on google or whatever, it would seem to highly support his position or whatever in the eyes of the republicans (and who knows, possibly the democrats as well).
    In this single portion of the SotUA he's receiving a standing ovation from Cheney and the Republican speaker of the house. However politically it would be appropriate for his wingmen to throw their full enthusiastic support behind him. Judging from his facial expression and the unlikelyhood the 3 would enthusiastically support something the majority of the republican congress does not, one could take that as limited evidence he's receiving a similar response from the majority of the Republican congress. (They are intelligent men and would not do something inappropriate such as throw enthusiastic support behind something which is unpopular to their party)
     
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  19. GetBetterer

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    Okay so that's 3 for Support, 0 for degradation.

    That's...27 more people to go...
     
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    No, I put myself in the "maybe, in some ways I am" group.
     
  21. pushing_wins

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    2 options only

    see post 107
     
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    No this is regarding the original OP's poll. Getbetterer wanted all 30 of those who picked option #1 to prove their choice via answering his question, however I am not among them.
     
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  23. pushing_wins

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    you're right.

    then why did he ask you specifically?
     
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    Possibly because he mistook me for one of the 30. (as he calls me one in post #169).

    Looks like he misinterpreted the purpose of my post #158, which was just a general claim that i can at time backup my "maybe sometimes" choice.
     
  25. pushing_wins

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    pxcl, indeed a critical thinker.
     
  26. GuyClinch

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    This poll is silly. The people who are not critical thinkers are not going to know it. In fact maybe no one is a 'critical thinker'..
     
  27. PCXL-Fan

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    also
    Psychosexual semiotic analysis of his "^_^" indicates he has possibly unacknowldged sexual attraction to me.

    The emoticon indicates nonthreatening 'very happy' disposition. The closed mouth indicates a repressed emotional state likely from conservative childhood upbringing. Combine the two together and you come to a subconcious that is struggling to keep its true emotions submerged.

    Understandable given my good looks.

    maybe only sometimes.
     
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  28. pushing_wins

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    i see. and he is too shy to respond?

    what you analysis on the Mashimaro avatar?

    i m also curious about your good looks. up to now, i wasnt aware you were female.
     
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  29. GetBetterer

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    PCXL is female? Interdasting...
     

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