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Tucker Carlson on Schools Banning Best Friends

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posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 01:44 AM
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Tucker recently just did an interview with a psychotherapist who was trying to promote the idea that kids having best friends is "exclusionary" and may cause some kids to feel left out, so the best way to deal with this is to ban best friends and encourage kids to have a large group of friends. Tucker makes some very good points to counter her insane arguments, pointing out that marriage could also be considered highly exclusionary but that doesn't mean it's a bad thing.


Even the psychotherapist admits that kids who have best friends grow up to be more mentally stable and have lower levels of anxiety than those who don't. Yet she still tries to claim this is the best thing to do because it will protect kids from feeling left out. Although this is a recent interview from Tucker, this is not at all a new issue and I actually recall seeing a thread on this subject back in 2012 when we learned that some schools in the UK had already implemented the rule banning kids from having best friends.

This really cuts down to the core reason why I oppose thin skinned SJW's who think we need to protect everyone from feeling any negative emotions. As if we can achieve utopia if we just start being super fake and nice to each other. They actually seem to think that encouraging "pack" or "herd" behavior in children is a good thing, they want to strip them of all individuality and rob them of the chance to form meaningful relationships. Kids often need a close friends that they can trust and confide in, and they will choose best friends whether teachers want them to or not.

Some socialists seem to have absolutely no respect for individuality or personal liberty, they think we should all just hold hands and sing songs in order to solve the worlds problems, if we just come together as one united group and all do our part everything will work smoothly. It's like organized religion in a way, they encourage a group mentality and suppress individual out-of-the-box thinking because they desire conformity. It's highly ironic really, because they claim to be so progressive but cannot see how they are encouraging oppressive systems of government which have no respect for individuals.

The greatest achievers in history are almost always abnormal and quirky people who don't quite fit into the mold of normal society, by encouraging kids to operate with a socialist group mentality we will have less out-of-the-box thinkers and more of the same old thing. That's why communism, an extreme form of socialism, typically produces towns and cities where all the buildings look the same, there is no individuality or human spirit in those systems. Everyone behaves the same, looks the same, thinks the same way, has the same fake smile, has the same pitiful level of wealth, etc.

At the core of it that's probably what annoys me most about these far left socialists, they deny reality at the most fundamental level because they are too mentally weak to handle it, and they try to build up a reality where we no longer have to deal with the harsh truths of our mortal existence. But it's not healthy, it is a lie and when you finally do get smacked in the face by reality the shock will be very extreme if you tried to live your life inside of a safe space. The second episode of the new season of Black Mirror does a great job of showing how being overprotective of children can backfire terribly.
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posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 01:49 AM
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They actually seem to think that encouraging "pack" or "herd" behavior in children is a good thing, they want to strip them of all individuality and rob them of the chance to form meaningful relationships.


Think about that for a while and the whole idea behind this will run out and challenge you.

It's the plan!

Start with the children.

P



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 01:58 AM
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a reply to: ChaoticOrder

Socialism is an Economic system...
And has literally nothing to do with banning “best friends”.

Your whole rant was asinine.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:05 AM
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posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:10 AM
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Tucker must be having a hard time finding a cause to fight so he is finding all the nutcases he can to put on air to make into an issue.

The way you make the crazy lady on his show to go away is to ignore her. Don't give her airtime.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:14 AM
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originally posted by: Grimpachi
a reply to: ChaoticOrder

Tucker must be having a hard time finding a cause to fight so he is finding all the nutcases he can to put on air to make into an issue.

The way you make the crazy lady on his show to go away is to ignore her. Don't give her airtime.


Exactly what I was going to post. Bring out the stupidest member of whatever group you are wanting to denigrate and let them do your job for you. Like when a left-leaning pundit carts out Alex Jones for instance.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:16 AM
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a reply to: Hazardous1408

It went from this one psychotherapist(?) represents "SJWs" to "muh socialists" in the next paragraph.

Also this is some random nonsense that sounds like it came straight out of the mouth of some SJW psychotherapist trying to make friendless children feel special:


The greatest achievers in history are almost always abnormal and quirky people who don't quite fit into the mold of normal society


Probably the most important thing the greatest achievers in history have in common is ambition.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:17 AM
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The left doesn't want you as an individual, they want you as the collective. These tactics are straight out of the Maoist Handbook.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:19 AM
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a reply to: Konduit

Forget the left and right paradigms.

THEY want control.

P



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:19 AM
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originally posted by: Hazardous1408
a reply to: ChaoticOrder

Socialism is an Economic system...
And has literally nothing to do with banning “best friends”.

Your whole rant was asinine.

I'm aware of what socialism is and there is a connection whether you see it or not, although I should make it clear I'm not saying socialist policies are always bad or not necessary; modern society clearly operates with a lot of socialist programs and they can be good for society. That is why I gave the more extreme example of communism and what happens when you take socialist ideals too far.

Socialism is all about placing the "good of society" above the good of the individual, and encouraging group mentalities is exactly what happens in all heavily socialist societies because they simply couldn't operate otherwise. Capitalism promotes a more individualist approach and encourages us to express ourselves, but not everyone wins in such a system and so it's often seen as "exclusionary".

Another great example of how socialist policies often violate individual liberty is when the government tries to tell us what to eat, they try to use things like sugar taxes to socially engineer the population and force them to live a certain way for the "greater good". It's a herd mentality once again where we all need to conform to the rules of the system to create this false and fake utopia that can never exist.
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posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:20 AM
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this is insane to the point there must be some hidden agenda here.

Since time immorial, kids have failed to get along with other kids and have also formed close friendships with others that have endured for decades.

To say somthing like this is to advcate for something that the person concerned knows full well is a load of crap.

If this bloke reckons this let him demonstrate leadeship on it and make it very public.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:22 AM
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originally posted by: Grimpachi
a reply to: ChaoticOrder

Tucker must be having a hard time finding a cause to fight so he is finding all the nutcases he can to put on air to make into an issue.

The way you make the crazy lady on his show to go away is to ignore her. Don't give her airtime.

Well if you bothered to read my thread properly you'd see a posted a link from 2012 where we discussed how some schools were already implementing these ideas. This isn't just the rambling of some crazy lady, this is a real thing which has actually been put into place many years ago and it's worth discussing now that more people seem to be taking it seriously.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:26 AM
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I don’t believe you are aware at all, because you’re now repeating your false claim.


Socialism is all about placing the "good of society" above the good of the individual, and encouraging group mentalities is exactly what happens in all heavily socialist societies because they simply couldn't operate otherwise. Capitalism promotes a more individualist approach and encourages us to express ourselves, but not everyone wins in such a system and so it's often seen as "exclusionary".


That would be Humanism and Individualism actually.

Socialism and Capitalism promote nothing but a particular form of Economic theory.

Best friends are not remotely related to either of them.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:29 AM
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originally posted by: Konduit
a reply to: pheonix358

The left doesn't want you as an individual, they want you as the collective. These tactics are straight out of the Maoist Handbook.

Exactly... it's about creating a collective which all think the same way. Excessive socialism promotes collectivism and a herd mentality, and it's not healthy even if it seems like a good thing. In fact this is one of the main reasons I don't use Facebook, I feel it encourages a sort of mindset where we're all just a collection of faces in a book and if we don't have at least 100 friends in our friend list then we just aren't cool. It's all fake, your friends are fake, it's all just an attempt to make ourselves feel socially accepted in a peer group... still not seeing any relevance here Hazardous1408?
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posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:32 AM
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Socialism and Capitalism promote nothing but a particular form of Economic theory.

Well I tend to view Socialism as slightly more than that, it's also a set of ideological principals upon which those economic theories are based, and it takes a certain type of mindset to agree with those ideologies. The same thing applies to Capitalism.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:33 AM
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a reply to: ChaoticOrder

It's literally looking more like 1984 every day. If you don't think so, just tune into CNN for a few minutes.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:35 AM
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originally posted by: Konduit
a reply to: pheonix358

The left doesn't want you as an individual, they want you as the collective. These tactics are straight out of the Maoist Handbook.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:36 AM
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Well if you bothered to read my thread properly you'd see a posted a link from 2012 where we discussed how some schools were already implementing these ideas.


Sorry, but the link in your thread takes you to an article about "Cheeky Kate Garraway calls Jeremy Kyle ‘gorgeous’ and can’t stop touching him as he models huge fluffy rug-coat on Good Morning Britain". Maybe the link in that thread is broken or maybe it BS to begin with and they changed it.



posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:36 AM
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She's a prime example of either a Cyborg or God forbid, something else? No intellect, no reasoning, nobody. I'm surprised anyone listens to her ilk at all. Perhaps we should send her to 'Adventure Land' and have her shrunk.

No more shrieking = Tranquility, Peace & free beer.
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posted on Jan, 13 2018 @ 02:41 AM
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originally posted by: Grimpachi
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Well if you bothered to read my thread properly you'd see a posted a link from 2012 where we discussed how some schools were already implementing these ideas.


Sorry, but the link in your thread takes you to an article about "Cheeky Kate Garraway calls Jeremy Kyle ‘gorgeous’ and can’t stop touching him as he models huge fluffy rug-coat on Good Morning Britain". Maybe the link in that thread is broken or maybe it BS to begin with and they changed it.

It's from 2012, the link is obviously broken and probably just redirects to a random story. Just look at the responses in that thread, it was a real article and if I could be bothered I would go find a copy of the article but you'd probably still think it was fake news anyway.
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