it is generally a good idea to listen and then to evaluate what it being said; it should be a basic life skill but one that needs practice- I certainly am aware that I regularly catch myself listening for what I want to hear. I could blame a lifetime of indoctrination by school and advertising but in saying that I would be admitting I have taken responsibility by reconizing it. I understand that such critical listening is all but illegal in Texas but I think it is a good skill to practice.
I am not a racist I have actually never heard this defensive phrase used by anyone who does not have racist thoughts- in fact I am not sure anyone is completely free of them. It is important to listen to yourself as well, speech brings hidden thoughts out in the open where we can work on them.
We must protect our Christian principles (or any other belief including athiest) ah the joy of being the minister in his pulpit looking out on the sinners but isn't this really something to be lived? If America functioned according to the words of Christ would anyone, of any faith, have complaint? And when did being a Christian stop at the pocketbook? Christ was quite specific in his instructions to his followers and in the guises he will assume to judge the hearts and not the words of those claiming in to act in his name.
We must protect our white heritage.. I don't know the fourteen words except knowing they illustrate that white supremacists have almost no grasp of European culture and aesthetic. if these are the future of the white race then I support a broad plan of ethnic cross breeding. ( I confess I have never been oppossed to this- there can be significant improvements from cross breeding)
He wants to make us European- and where does the majority of our culture originate? unless the great plates reverse in course America won't be European but there seems little danger in evaluating what might have been tested and kept in our homelands.
You'll have to Trust me- right up there with I did not have sex with that woman and one of my favorites it does not matter what I do but that I say what only I can say if a politician seeking election, and they aere always seeking election, put your crticical thinking on high. Mitt is especially amusing- Mitt you admitted lying about exactly the same thing in 2002, by the Constitution of Massachusetts you were not eligable to be Governor; you may not be a tax cheat but you certainly are a tax sneak and continued through these years when it was most needed. Like Newt you volunteer to keep people from doing what you have always done- No thanks. And loveable Bill, you looked right at me and lied. The number of examples cross both parties and all out history- I'm doing this off the cuff so you supply your own examples
God hates faggots! I assume you are British and commend you on enslaving your deity in your own image.
America has the greatest healthcare system in the world. I remain open to seeing the facts, the ones so far does not support this.
He does not believe in American exceptionalism. I hope not but I suspect he does. It does not make sense to me. I love the potential and the journey of this country but really do not see much evidence it was somehow selected beyond any other country to be the very bestust. it is our responsibility to make the attempt but history does not prove the case- often quite the opposite.
anyway- listening is more than hearing and the ears connect to the brain, not the heart. That's just a phrase- were you listening? actually the stimulation of hearing generally is given priority pathways to the amygdala posed to release powerful chemicals for fear, threats and other dangers (congratulations Rush, Sean, Glenn, Ed, Chris and your emotive ilk) so we actual hear, alert, and then listen. Its not an easy thing- we cucceed and fail everyday.