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Does watching PBS count as being non-conformist?

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Since this thread has been bumped I figured I would address this;

Thought Criminal Wrote:It was made by a contractor the government. Not specifically the military.

DARPA is not a government contractor. DARPA is a DoD (read military) agency. They're basically the military's wallet. Darpa funding = military funding = military involvement in the development of the internet.
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Weswammy Wrote:Does watching PBS count as being non-conformist?
I don't think liking a particular thing makes you a non conformist. I think what does is doing what you want and not just going along with the crowd.

Am I a non conformist?

Short answer: Yes
Long answer: Half the time I'm forced to conform to something or other. My school has uniforms and is very conformist. We've actually been warned aginst 'selfishnes and individualism'.
Outside of school, I'm a non conformist. In school the only way I can be a non conformist is through my words and thoughts.
I never do anything just because its popular, or a lot of people are doing it. I say and think whatever I want. I don't give a shit what anyone else thinks of me, and I won't change for anyone who thinks I should 'fit in'. I'm proud to be different from a lot of people in my school. I don't care about being labeled 'weird'. If anything, I love it when someone calls me weird. Why would I want to fit in to this ignorant, vapid, shallow, rigidly controlled, authoritarian dictatorship, this piss poor excuse for an educational institution they call a catholic school. And I know there are others like me in the school, probably more than I know, but the majority are ignorant, stupid conformist jerks who don't think for themselves and regurgitate what their parents and the authority tell them. And I've seen evidence of this, I'm not just raving.

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Horrid Dreamer Wrote:
Weswammy Wrote:Does watching PBS count as being non-conformist?
I don't think liking a particular thing makes you a non conformist. I think what does is doing what you want and not just going along with the crowd.

Short answer: Yes
Long answer: Half the time I'm forced to conform to something or other. My school has uniforms and is very conformist. We've actually been warned aginst 'selfishnes and individualism'.
Outside of school, I'm a non conformist. In school the only way I can be a non conformist is through my words and thoughts.
I never do anything just because its popular, or a lot of people are doing it. I say and think whatever I want. I don't give a shit what anyone else thinks of me, and I won't change for anyone who thinks I should 'fit in'. I'm proud to be different from a lot of people in my school. I don't care about being labeled 'weird'. If anything, I love it when someone calls me weird. Why would I want to fit in to this ignorant, vapid, shallow, rigidly controlled, authoritarian dictatorship, this piss poor excuse for an educational institution they call a catholic school. And I know there are others like me in the school, probably more than I know, but the majority are ignorant, stupid conformist jerks who don't think for themselves and regurgitate what their parents and the authority tell them. And I've seen evidence of this, I'm not just raving.
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LOL

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I wish no harm on anyone, but those whose harmful ways will not stop without the same harm.

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We are all conformists

To be an anarchist, is to suffer greatly. To be a black woman is to suffer secretly. To be the earth, is to suffer silently.

I wish no harm on anyone, but those whose harmful ways will not stop without the same harm.

It's time we kill this cancerous system, before it kills us and everything left of gaia. Rise from our immaturity and take back our autonomy!

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I'm a guy with long hair that listens to black metal. That just screams non-conformist.

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gore goroth Wrote:I'm a guy with long hair that listens to black metal. That just screams non-conformist.
That screams anti-conformity, retard.

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Again, I agree with you. School does teach you things. And once again, you are missing the point entirely. It's not that I disagree with school's mission or the things it teaches. What I object to is that the students are deprived of any choice in the matter. As benign as the intentions may be, any system that forces people into an environment where they have no say in their lives is a situation ripe for abuse of power.

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Blobthe15 Wrote:
gore goroth Wrote:I'm a guy with long hair that listens to black metal. That just screams non-conformist.
That screams anti-conformity, retard.
Same fucking difference.

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gore goroth Wrote:
Blobthe15 Wrote:
gore goroth Wrote:I'm a guy with long hair that listens to black metal. That just screams non-conformist.
That screams anti-conformity, retard.
Same fucking difference.

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Again, I agree with you. School does teach you things. And once again, you are missing the point entirely. It's not that I disagree with school's mission or the things it teaches. What I object to is that the students are deprived of any choice in the matter. As benign as the intentions may be, any system that forces people into an environment where they have no say in their lives is a situation ripe for abuse of power.

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The Desert Fox Wrote:Down with Soulriser! It is time for the God of Gods to become the Fallen God of Fallen Gods!
You'll end up like Prometheus, chained to a rock with a bird eating your internal organs.

Or as close as that can be recreated on an internet forum.
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(02-08-2012 01:06 PM)Lunatic Wrote:  everyone says emo is like a music style or hair stile or clothing or cutting yourself but i think its like a sexuality just like being gay but a different kind of gay just like transexuals you know
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LOLNO.
I don't just listen to black metal for the very sake not conforming. I just happen to like lots of unpopular things. Not just black metal. It sounds like you are making some half-ass assumption that I am some goth kid or something. I usually just think that most popular shit is pretty fucking stupid like reality TV and Justin Beiber. Just simply the way I am. The popular opinion is not always right and to be honest, usually wrong. Besides, aren't we all in the "angsty people who hate public school" counterculture?

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butz wut if i liek da group moar than other group you know

I guess you just have to not take anything too seriously.

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In Australia most schools force students to wear uniform (includes on the way home and too school) getting caught without uniform gives you a detention.
DAMN AMERICANS AND THEY'RE CASUAL CLOTHES AND RED CUPS AT PARTIES!

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Just making a point. All the established countercultures like skater kids, emos, goths, hipsters etc. would hate my guts anyway. Not whiny enough to be emo, hipsters would say im too mainstream because I play xbox 360 or some shit like that, etc...

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Ayliana Wrote:Since this thread has been bumped I figured I would address this;

Thought Criminal Wrote:It was made by a contractor the government. Not specifically the military.

DARPA is not a government contractor. DARPA is a DoD (read military) agency. They're basically the military's wallet. Darpa funding = military funding = military involvement in the development of the internet.

This is Wikipedia so I wouldn't take its word to the dot but:
Quote:commissioned by the United States government in collaboration with private commercial interests to build robust, fault-tolerant, and distributed computer networks. The funding of a new U.S. backbone by the National Science Foundation in the 1980s, as well as private funding for other commercial backbones, led to worldwide participation in the development of new networking technologies, and the merger of many networks.
It WAS commissioned by DARPA for military use though so I stand corrected on that Biggrin
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gore goroth Wrote:Just making a point. All the established countercultures like skater kids, emos, goths, hipsters etc. would hate my guts anyway. Not whiny enough to be emo, hipsters would say im too mainstream because I play xbox 360 or some shit like that, etc...
Those "established countercultures" like skaters, hipsters, emos etc are just fake. They're just going against society to stand out and look cool. I don't go against society to look cool.

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Who cares? I do what I do because I enjoy it. Fuck everybody else.
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Efstratios Prime Wrote:In Australia most schools force students to wear uniform (includes on the way home and too school) getting caught without uniform gives you a detention.
DAMN AMERICANS AND THEY'RE CASUAL CLOTHES AND RED CUPS AT PARTIES!
My public middle school had uniforms and gave detentions and all of that shit here in the US, and uniforms are the law on my stupid old country. It's written on the constitution or some shit, and it's the same uniform for every school in the country.


gore goroth Wrote:Just making a point. All the established countercultures like skater kids, emos, goths, hipsters etc. would hate my guts anyway. Not whiny enough to be emo, hipsters would say im too mainstream because I play xbox 360 or some shit like that, etc...
I lol'd.

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This entire thread reeks of HIPSTER
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To answer the question in the OP, I'm a little bit of a non-conformist. I don't feel the need to do things different to do things different, but nor do I see the need to do things same way as everyone else.

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I don't give a shit whether I'm a conformist or non-conformist. Getting too attached to the idea of being a 'non-conformist' kinda makes you a bit of a conformist actually.

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SoulRiser Wrote:I don't give a shit whether I'm a conformist or non-conformist. Getting too attached to the idea of being a 'non-conformist' kinda makes you a bit of a conformist actually.
Yea, you're right actually. Sorry gore, got a little mad. Wait, if I conform to your ideas then I'm a conformist who is conforming to the idea of not caring.

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Again, I agree with you. School does teach you things. And once again, you are missing the point entirely. It's not that I disagree with school's mission or the things it teaches. What I object to is that the students are deprived of any choice in the matter. As benign as the intentions may be, any system that forces people into an environment where they have no say in their lives is a situation ripe for abuse of power.

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The Desert Fox Wrote:Down with Soulriser! It is time for the God of Gods to become the Fallen God of Fallen Gods!
You'll end up like Prometheus, chained to a rock with a bird eating your internal organs.

Or as close as that can be recreated on an internet forum.
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Thought Criminal Wrote:Who cares? I do what I do because I enjoy it. Fuck everybody else.
Fucking this

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To be an anarchist, is to suffer greatly. To be a black woman is to suffer secretly. To be the earth, is to suffer silently.

I wish no harm on anyone, but those whose harmful ways will not stop without the same harm.

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I am happy to live with what I got and my own ideals. I always question ideas.

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Lunatic Wrote:
Thought Criminal Wrote:Who cares? I do what I do because I enjoy it. Fuck everybody else.
Fucking this

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Blobthe15 Wrote:
SoulRiser Wrote:I don't give a shit whether I'm a conformist or non-conformist. Getting too attached to the idea of being a 'non-conformist' kinda makes you a bit of a conformist actually.
Yea, you're right actually. Sorry gore, got a little mad. Wait, if I conform to your ideas then I'm a conformist who is conforming to the idea of not caring.

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So I didn't conform to non-conformity so you can start a counter-culture to counter cultures.

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