About Occupy Democrats “Parody”

August 4, 2017
Occupy Democrats Parody

Our name includes “Parody” and so we’re often asked whether we’re serious.

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We are a “parody” of the brand known as “Occupy Democrats.”   Now it’s fair to say that they are a self-parody and that their own absurd comedy might be adequately entertaining in its own right.  But here we lean into a synonym, “mockery.”

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ODP’s No Scrub and No Block Policy

March 6, 2017 updated June 22, 2017
Occupy Democrats Parody

Many pages will unceremoniously scrub and and even block whenever their message is threatened by visitors that offer correction to the poorly formed opinions upon which their brand is built.

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Our policy to NOT delete posts is about integrity.

We provide a “safe space” from dishonest “moderation” tactics that can result in countless man hours of time invested in debate vanishing on the whim of some page administrator that simply cannot handle nor afford for their audience to witness superior ideas.

We simply do not scrub nor block even the most inane nor questionable liberal drivel but for a very narrow set of very rare exceptions.

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Is Online Debate Futile?

February 28, 2017
Updated March 7, 2017

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For many it may seem a useless exercise.  I can personally account for several breakthroughs achieved by the miracle of threaded online debates.  Still it is difficult to get past the gates of carefully guarded opinions.  Let’s discuss why.

THOUGHT PROTECTIONISM

Near everyone self identifies as a “logical” and “rational” thinker.  Reflexively anything that betray’s an individual’s understanding is at least initially dismissed as “illogical” and “irrational.”  The powerful elites that govern have a vested interested in managing the kinds of thoughts since it is the key ingredient to all power wielded that isn’t enforced by hard threats of dire and even mortal consequences for individual or collective expressions of defiance.

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