What do you think about Far Rights and Far Left politics?

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pawelk1986
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21 Nov 2017, 8:30 am

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21 Nov 2017, 9:05 am

Both far right, and far left, politics, are... far out.

Too far out for me.

What else can one say?

Your country is kind of frozen in amber at 1940 in its political evolution because of the decades of Soviet domination. So comparing the political spectrum in Poland/eastern Europe to that of the US (or to western Europe or Canada) is difficult.



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21 Nov 2017, 6:23 pm

I still consider myself a far leftist, but the failure of internationalism, even on a small scale such as Yugoslavia, has caused me to become a National Socialist.



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21 Nov 2017, 6:41 pm

National socialist?

As in the "National Socialist Worker's Party" of a certain country of a certain time?



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21 Nov 2017, 6:47 pm

GeorgeLincoln wrote:
I still consider myself a far leftist, but the failure of internationalism, even on a small scale such as Yugoslavia, has caused me to become a National Socialist.

This is quite common. The farther people are from each other on the political spectrum the more in agreement their extreme solutions to problems become. Both the far left and the far right agree that all opposition needs to be silenced by any means necessary.


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21 Nov 2017, 6:57 pm

There's Left Wingnuts and Right Wingnuts. In the end, they're all nuts.



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21 Nov 2017, 7:26 pm

BetwixtBetween wrote:
There's Left Wingnuts and Right Wingnuts. In the end, they're all nuts.

:lol:


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21 Nov 2017, 10:22 pm

naturalplastic wrote:
National socialist?

As in the "National Socialist Worker's Party" of a certain country of a certain time?


Not quite, Hitler sold out the real National Socialists in exchange for support from the Industrialists and Army, I agree more with the Strasserite faction of the party, but I want to learn more about their economic policy, from what I've read it's closer to corporatism than the Yugoslav style of Socialism with workers self management that I want. Tito's Yugoslavia without ethnic/cultural/religious minorities to break it up is the ideal I am aiming for.



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22 Nov 2017, 11:56 am

Clint Eastwood once said "When you go far enough to the right, you meet the same idiots coming around from the left", and I agree 100%.

If you look objectively at people from both of the far sides, they have a lot more in common than what you might think.



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24 Nov 2017, 3:55 pm

GoSensGo wrote:
Clint Eastwood once said "When you go far enough to the right, you meet the same idiots coming around from the left", and I agree 100%.

If you look objectively at people from both of the far sides, they have a lot more in common than what you might think.


Did you ever heard about "Horseshoe theory" (Political theory) ? :mrgreen:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoe_theory

I think that Clint inadvertently referred to this theory :D



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24 Nov 2017, 4:02 pm

I think people who are tribal tend to be dangerous idiots. People on the far right and far left tend to compete with each other who can go further and scapegoat groups and look for simple solutions. I think most people are fairly mixed in their belief system personally I have beliefs that others may consider far right and far left but also a lot of moderate beliefs.



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24 Nov 2017, 4:02 pm

pawelk1986 wrote:
GoSensGo wrote:
Clint Eastwood once said "When you go far enough to the right, you meet the same idiots coming around from the left", and I agree 100%.

If you look objectively at people from both of the far sides, they have a lot more in common than what you might think.


Did you ever heard about "Horseshoe theory" (Political theory) ? :mrgreen:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoe_theory

I think that Clint inadvertently referred to this theory :D


Haha I never heard of that until now! I think there's a lot of truth to that theory.



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24 Nov 2017, 5:23 pm

To me, as someone politically neutral, the far right and the far left is proof that the political spectrum isn't so much a line, but something that comes back round full circle.
Both ideologies are equally dangerous and radical.


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01 Dec 2017, 7:19 am

Basically one in the same, people who seek to oppress and intimidate people who are not 'true believers' such as they. --The methodology utilised between the two are differant, but the end results are much the same in the end.


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