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anonymaus
Friday, January 21st, 2005, 04:34 AM
..exactly what causes people to be so intolerant of truth? and causes them to be so distrustful of anything contradictory to what their PC masters taught them?

why is "tolerance" so intolerant?

Freja
Friday, January 21st, 2005, 08:49 AM
Good question, I`ve often wondered that myself.
It probably has to do with basic instincts in humans - the need to belong to a group. Belonging to a group/tribe in the stone age gave a much better chance of survival than being alone. We still have those instincts that tell us that it`s probably better to stick with the biggest crowd - it`s safer.
You see it all the time, people are flocking together around activities(soccer...), religions etc. It gives them a sence of belonging, security.
Sometimes the sense of belonging probably overrides the ability to reflect upon the "chosen truth".
For some, belonging to a group is not paramount, and this enables us :tongue: to think differently about things. We discover that things are not quite as they seem.

I have to go to the library to find some books on phsychology - it`s really interesting.

Northern Paladin
Friday, January 21st, 2005, 08:58 AM
..exactly what causes people to be so intolerant of truth? and causes them to be so distrustful of anything contradictory to what their PC masters taught them?

why is "tolerance" so intolerant?

Some people simply aren't racist. Of course with some because of ignorance, with some it's because of brain washing but there are those out there who are not Racist simply because they have made up there minds not to be.

Now when you say Truth what is it your referring to?

Naggaroth
Friday, January 21st, 2005, 01:45 PM
Good question, I`ve often wondered that myself.
It probably has to do with basic instincts in humans - the need to belong to a group. Belonging to a group/tribe in the stone age gave a much better chance of survival than being alone. We still have those instincts that tell us that it`s probably better to stick with the biggest crowd - it`s safer.
You see it all the time, people are flocking together around activities(soccer...), religions etc. It gives them a sence of belonging, security.
Sometimes the sense of belonging probably overrides the ability to reflect upon the "chosen truth".
For some, belonging to a group is not paramount, and this enables us :tongue: think in differently about things. We discover that things are not quite as they seem.

I have to go to the library to find some books on phsychology - it`s really interesting.
The funny thing is that some humans are "weak" and others are "strong". And when I speak of these to phrases, I mean that they are weak in different ways. Some are weak when it comes to dominance, others are weak when it comes to denying or to admit things, some others are weak in the form of political issues.

And what I want to say is that some people are weak in admitting things for themselves or others. That is a weakness many people have.

Stig NHF
Friday, January 21st, 2005, 02:55 PM
Because it is DANGEROUS to have dissenting views, and 99 % of the population are cowards. Being racialistic can lead to a lot of real-life problems, and people don't want this, so they simply ignore nature on this. But jaja, in the future the consequences will be bigger from another side :laugh:

anonymaus
Friday, January 21st, 2005, 06:44 PM
the truth for the purposes of my thread is the reality, the self-evident truth, that which is unignorable to an intelligent mind, in ANY situation.

i was not speaking specifically about racists or racialists, or even nordicists, though we are an obvious choice for example of going against the mainstream :)
i think what freja said illustrates perfectly the very basic but STRIKING difference between those who question, and those who accept.

we are here, discussing, hypothesizing, questioning, sometimes arguing, but never just accepting what we are told. we contemplate and discuss the whole of the situation, in any situation, not just one side. those who follow the doctrine of "tolerance" cannot do this, they are what some refer to as "true believers"; true believers are correct whether or not they are correct. they do not wish to hear the other side of the story, they do not wish to hear that they are wrong; in their own mind they are always correct, so what does it matter to them what you, or i, or anyone else, think?