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RE: Are there absolutes? Are you absolutely sure?

Some of those "generalities" are self-enforcing.

For example, if blacks (poor because of jim crow and red-lining) are thought of as criminals then they are more likely to be arrested and convicted of crimes, which leaves their families destitute (poor = at risk for crime) and fatherless (fatherless = even more at risk for violent behavior) which almost guarantees most of their children will be incarcerated at some point in their lifetime.

Now, in my example you might argue that INDIVIDUALS can RISE ABOVE the unfairness of their birthright.

But you've just tried to argue that GENERALITIES are true when it comes to GENDER EQUALITY.

What is your UNIFORM STANDARD OF EVIDENCE (USOE)?

Do you always blame generalities (circumstances), or do you always blame the individual for their plight?

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Inaccurate:

Incorrect. What you are saying is not true. Just go ask @stefan.molyneux about that. Generalities tells you certain patterns because different people are different.

Patterns vs Exceptions

Most people make certain choices. Most people prefer collectivism and therefore should not be eligible to be in America. Some people are better at certain things than other people. These are generalities. These are statistical patterns. Yes, individuals can break from the patterns.

Many Reject & Regret

But most of them choose not to. Many people choose to be victims. Most people choose fake versions of federally enforced peace and security over risky freedom. Evidence is seen everywhere. If you are asking for it, you are basically denying reality. You have the right to say, "Where's the proof the sky is blue?" I could explain why the sky is blue. Likewise, you are asking me to explain what we all know is true.

Three People Groups

There are three main lines of people groups, three colors, the black people, the white people, and the yellow people. These three groups are related to each other and all humans who are human are from these groups. Generalities can describe their strengths and weaknesses. These are generally true no matter what.

Blacks in the Early 1900's

Now, keep in mind that African American business men were beginning to make more and more money in the late 1800's and even more in the early 1900's. Different groups, including democratic groups, begin finding ways to stop that. Individuals are free to make choices.

Breaking Patterns

Some people break patterns and they do extraordinary things. We should always encourage people to fulfill their potential.

Many people choose to be victims.

Trump constantly complains about being a victim.

Ben Shapiro even wrote an entire book about how the sweet and kind conservatives are being "bullied" by all the horrible mean libtards.

Should they stop CHOOSING to be victims?

People are victims. But people can also rise beyond that to become victors. When I say that I'm a victim, then I'm addressing some of the problems. But the bigger problem would be if I never ever tried to get out of that hole. Some people can live in denial. Some people end up ignoring the root causes and symptoms. It is true that people are being bullied. People are victims. But that doesn't mean we cannot at least try to become victors. I encourage people to find the key to escape the prisons and mazes they may be lost in.

People are victims. But people can also rise beyond that to become victors.

Are you suggesting that people "choose" to be victims?

Are you suggesting that people "choose" to be victors?

And now you're saying that you've personally "chosen" to be a victim?

Why would you do that?

Why don't you just "choose" to "get out of that hole"?

Are you "living in denial"?

Is it true that Trump is being bullied?

Wait a minute, I thought you said people could "choose" to be victors?

Now you're saying they should "at least try to become victors"?

How would you describe what "escape" looks like (just, you know, your personal utopia)?

People make different choices at different times. We can call a particular choice being a victim or not. We can choose to call a particular choice as getting out of the hole. Knowledge is power. So, sometimes, as Diamond & Silk puts it, we may not know that we are on democratic plantations. When people are given knowledge, then they may know better at that point. After that, some of them may make better choices because of the info and everything. That's good. So, our job is to bring knowledge to as many people as possible. Yeah, people seek after personal utopias to some extent, allegedly, it seems, it appears, and that is good in contrast to possible alternatives to that.

People make different choices at different times.

I agree.

When people are given knowledge, then they may know better at that point.

It's not that complicated.

All they need to know is this, "Never compromise your personal ethics (value hierarchy) for anyone, under any circumstances." - end of story.

Many people agree with you on this. But some people make choices that aligns with greed, selfishness, the lust for more and more power, influence, wealth, pleasure, etc, even at the cost of other people. Right now, military are aware that globalists have their robot armies that are there to replace the armies. Amazon and others are in on that. So, globalists are moving into their armored fortresses in places like New Zealand. They are planning to order the drones, the machines, to murder the human soldiers. But the good news is that the military knows this and they will execute these globalists when the globalists do try to initiate the launch of the Sky Net as seen in the Terminator movies. Globalists are also trying to create zombies, etc. So many things are happening in the world right now, both good and bad.

You should totally write a book about this.

Generalities tells you certain patterns because different people are different.

This statement is self-contradictory.

Generalities apply exclusively to (adequately large) GROUPS of people.

Generalities do not apply to specific INDIVIDUALS.

Generalities do apply to individual. For example, I need air to breath. That is applied to me, an individual. That is a generality that applies to probably every single normal human human that is totally a human and not anything else in actuality. Individuals make choices. But many of the choices that individuals make just so happen to be the same as what other individuals made. For example, most babies, as individuals, choose to cry. So, that is a generality. But babies are individuals. But most of them cry. And we all know that famous song, big girls don't cry eye eye eye.

Generalities do apply to individual. For example, I need air to breath.

You're describing a FACT, not a generality.

For example, most babies, as individuals, choose to cry.

Babies don't make conscious decisions.

They cry (or not cry) instinctively.

This is a FACT.

Most people prefer collectivism and therefore should not be eligible to be in America.

SOCIETY = COLLECTIVISM

If you are "anti-collectivism" then you should become a hermit. Are you a hermit?

Collectivism can especially be seen in Asia for example, historically speaking. Collectivism can only be as good as the group, the tribe, the collection. The problem is when authoritarians manipulate that type of system to pressure the majority of the people who want peace and security. So, people end up not questioning authority. They end up not asking questions. Collectivism is the crowd. It is peer pressure. It can also be a type of mob-ruling democracy. I prefer a republic over a democracy.

(IFF) you rule-out BOTH authoritarian hierarchies (AND) mob rule (democracy) (THEN) what the heck is left?

What is your personal idea of "the most perfect society (that's still realistically) possible"?

And by the way, a republic is just a hybrid of authoritarian and democracy. Mixing the two together doesn't solve either "problem".

Most people choose fake versions of federally enforced peace and security over risky freedom.

Do you realize that "risky freedom" only empowers MOBSTER ETHICS?

Have you seen what happens when the electrics and phones go out?

Mobsters can try to use anything to their advantage. Mobsters are weeds. So, dirt might be empowering the weeds. But dirt also empowers the flowers. People should have solar power. People should not rely too much on power, on phones, etc. People do better, historically, in small local community tribes as opposed to the larger cities found in and during the fall of the Roman Empire.

Have you ever tried to build a solar panel from raw materials yourself?

I'm pretty certain you need some sort of corporation to manufacture those.

And without a gardener, the flowers will always lose to the weeds.

Flowers can't defend themselves.

I plan on writing articles to help people buy and maybe make solar power panels and other things. Well, one step at a time. Right now, I'm drawing a flowchart of the Internet. I'm trying to help people understand the Internet so that we can continue trying to build decentralized Internet systems for getting around ISP, DNS, ICANN, etc.

Excellent. Please keep me informed.

These are generally true no matter what.

These are generally true, EXCLUSIVELY when dealing with (adequately large) GROUPS of people.

These statistical patterns do not apply to individuals.

These statistical patterns do not apply to all geographic areas and time-scales.

All data is sample-biased.

Generalities do apply to individuals. I need water. I am an individual. But I need water. Most people need water. That is a generality. But it is specific to an individual (me) at the same time. It can be specific to individuals. It is a generality. It is specific at the same time. Sounds like a paradox. And some paradoxes can be true. I love paradoxes. I love what sounds like contradictions which aren't actually contradictions if fully understood. But at surface level, people discredit contradictions. It is true, as a generality, that contradictions might be flawed. That is generally true. But some contradictions can be individualistic in the sense that they can be true even if they look like they are not true.

Generalities do apply to individuals.

Generalities do NOT apply to individuals.

What you keep describing are FACTS (which are not generalities).

Please, perhaps you can explain to me exactly what you mean when you say "generalities".

Generalities are facts. It is a fact that your body is made out of over 75% water which means you need water. It is a fact that if you don't drink water, then you die. That is a fact. So, generalities apply to individual. So, therefore, perhaps it is indirect. Perhaps, you are focused on things that may be direct. I'm speaking of indirect application and connection between things.

It is true, as a generality, that contradictions might be flawed. That is generally true.

I AGREE.

HowEever, FACTS are not "generally true".

FACTS must be TRUE (by their tautological definition).

Facts are true. But perception of the facts can be flawed. A fact can be like a tree. Now, I'm looking at the tree through a foggy window of perception. Facts are absolute, objective, eternal, accurate, universal. Facts are elements of truth. Our job is in trying our best to see things as clearly as possible. We are blind men looking at the facts of the elephant.

Now, keep in mind that African American business men were beginning to make more and more money in the late 1800's and even more in the early 1900's. Different groups, including democratic groups, begin finding ways to stop that.

Yes, they "found ways" (freedom-in-action),

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My brother was living in Tulsa. Interesting.

Some people break patterns and they do extraordinary things. We should always encourage people to fulfill their potential.

Well stated.