History Quotes / JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope

14th Mar '16 9:11:38 AM Beedle
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->''"People like this focus on purity, they view consensus and incremental progress as a sort of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is not an illness of any particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a group meets a cause."''

to:

->''"People like this focus on purity, they purity. They view consensus and incremental progress as a sort of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is not an illness of any particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a group meets finds a cause."''
30th Nov '15 7:55:56 PM FF32
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-->--'''The Joker''', "The Killing Joke"

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-->--'''The Joker''', "The Killing Joke"
''ComicBook/TheKillingJoke''
18th Oct '15 12:08:42 AM Nintendoman01
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-->--'''The Joker''', "The Killing Joke?"

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-->--'''The Joker''', "The Killing Joke?"
Joke"
18th Oct '15 12:08:20 AM Nintendoman01
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->''"All it takes is one bad day to reduce the sanest man alive to lunacy. That's how far the world is from where I am. Just one bad day."''
-->--'''The Joker''', "The Killing Joke?"
11th Apr '15 11:37:24 PM johnnyfog
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->"Never get out of the boat." Absolutely goddamn right! Unless you were goin' all the way. Kurtz got off the boat. He split from the whole fuckin' program.
-->--'''Willard''', ''Film/ApocalypseNow''

to:

->"Never ->''"Never get out of the boat." Absolutely goddamn right! Unless you were goin' all the way. Kurtz got off the boat. He split from the whole fuckin' program.
program.''
-->--'''Willard''', ''Film/ApocalypseNow''
''Film/ApocalypseNow''



->"Slippery slopes" can be fun -- kind of like a water slide.

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->"Slippery ->''"Slippery slopes" can be fun ''fun!'' -- kind of kinda like a water slide.''



->Fanaticism is redoubling your effort while losing sight of your goal.

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->Fanaticism ->''"Fanaticism is redoubling your effort while losing sight of your goal."''



->[[HeWhoFightsMonsters He who fights with monsters]] should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.

to:

->[[HeWhoFightsMonsters ->''"[[HeWhoFightsMonsters He who fights with monsters]] should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you."''



->For if once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination. Once begun upon this downward path, you never know where you are to stop. Many a man has dated his ruin from some murder or other that perhaps he thought little of at the time.

to:

->For ->''"For if once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination. Once begun upon this downward path, you never know where you are to stop. Many a man has dated his ruin from some murder or other that perhaps he thought little of at the time."''



->People like this focus on purity, they view consensus and incremental progress as a sort of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is not an illness of any particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a group meets a cause.

to:

->People ->''"People like this focus on purity, they view consensus and incremental progress as a sort of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is not an illness of any particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a group meets a cause."''
9th Apr '15 4:43:21 PM johnnyfog
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->People like this focus on purity, they view consensus and incremental progress as a sort of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is not an illness of any particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a group meets a cause.
-->-- '''[[http://www.balloon-juice.com/?p=14361 Tim F.]]'''

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->People like this focus on purity, they view consensus and incremental progress as a sort ->Fanaticism is redoubling your effort while losing sight of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is not an illness of any particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a group meets a cause.
your goal.
-->-- '''[[http://www.balloon-juice.com/?p=14361 Tim F.]]'''
'''George Santayana'''


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->People like this focus on purity, they view consensus and incremental progress as a sort of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is not an illness of any particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a group meets a cause.
-->-- '''[[http://www.balloon-juice.com/?p=14361 Tim F.]]'''
11th Feb '15 5:20:38 PM johnnyfog
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->''"People like this focus on purity, they view consensus and incremental progress as a sort of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is not an illness of any particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a group meets a cause."''
-->-- '''[[http://www.balloon-juice.com/?p=14361 Tim F.]]'''

->''"[[HeWhoFightsMonsters He who fights with monsters]] should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you."''
-->-- '''Creator/FriedrichNietzsche''', ''Beyond Good and Evil''

->''"For if once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination. Once begun upon this downward path, you never know where you are to stop. Many a man has dated his ruin from some murder or other that perhaps he thought little of at the time."''
-->-- '''Thomas de Quincey''', ''Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts''

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->''"People like this focus on purity, they view consensus and incremental progress as a sort of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is not an illness of any particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a group meets a cause."''
-->-- '''[[http://www.balloon-juice.com/?p=14361 Tim F.]]'''

->''"[[HeWhoFightsMonsters He who fights with monsters]] should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when
->''Tell me would you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you."''
-->-- '''Creator/FriedrichNietzsche''', ''Beyond Good and Evil''

->''"For if once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes
kill to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination. Once begun upon this downward path, save a life?''\\
''Tell me would
you never know where you are kill to stop. Many a man has dated his ruin from some murder or other that perhaps he thought little of at the time."''
-->-- '''Thomas de Quincey''', ''Murder Considered as One
prove you're right?''\\
''Crash, crash, burn, let it all burn''
-->--'''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51sU2-U6NtI&feature=related Hurricane]]''', ''[[Music/ThirtySecondsToMars 30 Seconds To Mars]]''

->"Never get out
of the Fine Arts''
boat." Absolutely goddamn right! Unless you were goin' all the way. Kurtz got off the boat. He split from the whole fuckin' program.
-->--'''Willard''', ''Film/ApocalypseNow''




->''"Slippery slopes can be fun -- kind of like a water slide."''

to:

->''"Slippery slopes ->"Slippery slopes" can be fun -- kind of like a water slide."''



->''"I'm not a warrior. I'm not a soldier of any kind. It's only a short step from there to calling yourself a crusader, or something equally dubious. Too many powerful people make these silly declarations... then it's all "holy war" and "sacred destiny". That's generally when the trouble starts."''
-->-- '''Franchise/{{Superman}}''', ''JLA/Hitman''

->''Tell me would you kill to save a life?''\\
''Tell me would you kill to prove you're right?''\\
''Crash, crash, burn, let it all burn''
-->--'''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51sU2-U6NtI&feature=related Hurricane]]''', ''[[Music/ThirtySecondsToMars 30 Seconds To Mars]]''

->''Look at me, look at me\\
Driving and I won't stop\\
And it feels so good to be alive and on top\\
My reach is global\\
My tower secure\\
My cause is noble\\
My power is pure\\
I can handout a million vaccinations\\
Or let em all die from exasperation\\
Have 'em all healed from their lacerations\\
Or have em all killed by assassination\\
I can make anybody go to prison\\
Just because I don't like them\\
I can do anything with no permission\\
I have it all under my command because\\
\\
I can guide a missile by satellite\\
By satellite\\
By satellite\\
And I can hit a target through a telescope\\
Through a telescope\\
Through a telescope\\
\\
And I can end the planet in a holocaust''
-->--'''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81nPLW0qWCQ Handlebars]]''', ''Music/{{Flobots}}''

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->''"I'm !!!RealLife
->People like this focus on purity, they view consensus and incremental progress as a sort of betrayal. Purity of cause, ideological purity and the purifying effect of violence crop up whenever the mindset corrupts one cause or another. It is
not a warrior. I'm not a soldier an illness of any kind. It's only particular ideology. Self-righteous manicheanism is an inbuilt weakness, a short step from there to calling yourself mold that grows on lazy minds, whenever a crusader, or something equally dubious. Too many powerful people make these silly declarations... then it's all "holy war" and "sacred destiny". That's generally when the trouble starts."''
group meets a cause.
-->-- '''Franchise/{{Superman}}''', ''JLA/Hitman''

->''Tell me would you kill to save a life?''\\
''Tell me would you kill to prove you're right?''\\
''Crash, crash, burn, let it all burn''
-->--'''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51sU2-U6NtI&feature=related Hurricane]]''', ''[[Music/ThirtySecondsToMars 30 Seconds To Mars]]''

->''Look at me,
'''[[http://www.balloon-juice.com/?p=14361 Tim F.]]'''

->[[HeWhoFightsMonsters He who fights with monsters]] should
look at me\\
Driving
to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.
-->-- '''Creator/FriedrichNietzsche''', ''Beyond Good
and I won't stop\\
And it feels so good
Evil''

->For if once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes
to be alive think little of robbing; and on top\\
My reach is global\\
My tower secure\\
My cause is noble\\
My power is pure\\
I can handout a million vaccinations\\
Or let em all die
from exasperation\\
Have 'em all healed
robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from their lacerations\\
Or have em all killed by assassination\\
I can make anybody go
that to prison\\
Just because I don't like them\\
I can do anything with no permission\\
I have it all under my command because\\
\\
I can guide
incivility and procrastination. Once begun upon this downward path, you never know where you are to stop. Many a missile by satellite\\
By satellite\\
By satellite\\
And I can hit a target through a telescope\\
Through a telescope\\
Through a telescope\\
\\
And I can end
man has dated his ruin from some murder or other that perhaps he thought little of at the planet in a holocaust''
-->--'''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81nPLW0qWCQ Handlebars]]''', ''Music/{{Flobots}}''
time.
-->-- '''Thomas de Quincey''', ''Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts''
10th Jan '15 1:21:40 PM Beedle
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->'''Mitani:''' [[YouFailLogicForever I mean, really, when you think about it logically, what's so wrong with being gay? And as long as you're gay, what's wrong with taking a student lover half your age? And seeing your young lover mutilate himself horribly? And poisoning a priest when he finds out what you've been up to? And then horribly mutilating another young lover when he finds out about the first one?]]
->'''Tsuzuki:''' ...I guess this would be that 'slippery slope' argument I keep hearing about.

to:

->'''Mitani:''' [[YouFailLogicForever I mean, really, when you think about it logically, what's so wrong with being gay? And as long as you're gay, what's wrong with taking a student lover half your age? And seeing your young lover mutilate himself horribly? And poisoning a priest when he finds out what you've been up to? And then horribly mutilating another young lover when he finds out about the first one?]]
->'''Tsuzuki:''' ...
one?]]\\
'''Tsuzuki:''' ...
I guess this would be that 'slippery slope' argument I keep hearing about.



->''Tell me would you kill to save a life?''
->''Tell me would you kill to prove you're right?''
->''Crash, crash, burn, let it all burn''

to:

->''Tell me would you kill to save a life?''
->''Tell
life?''\\
''Tell
me would you kill to prove you're right?''
->''Crash,
right?''\\
''Crash,
crash, burn, let it all burn''
20th May '14 1:48:09 PM feral
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->''This hurricane keeps chasing us all underground''
13th Feb '14 8:00:50 PM feral
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->''Look at me, look at me\\
Driving and I won't stop\\
And it feels so good to be alive and on top\\
My reach is global\\
My tower secure\\
My cause is noble\\
My power is pure\\
I can handout a million vaccinations\\
Or let em all die from exasperation\\
Have 'em all healed from their lacerations\\
Or have em all killed by assassination\\
I can make anybody go to prison\\
Just because I don't like them\\
I can do anything with no permission\\
I have it all under my command because\\
\\
I can guide a missile by satellite\\
By satellite\\
By satellite\\
And I can hit a target through a telescope\\
Through a telescope\\
Through a telescope\\
\\
And I can end the planet in a holocaust''
-->--'''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81nPLW0qWCQ Handlebars]]''', ''Music/{{Flobots}}''
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