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27. "the invention of dual symbolism in our modern times is genus levels shit"
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i'm never not amazed at....whatever the fuck this is when I see it. It's happening here.

It's when a some everyday act/word/symbol/statement is used to point to something devious and dark, but then the person who used the thing has every opportunity to deny the darker statement and lean back on the primary definition/associations of the object.

Then because the object (word, statement, symbol) is so ubiquitous it becomes a battleground for discussion in the culture war debates.

then, during the whole time, the person who first originally used the thing is able to keep both feet on two different islands of meaning. and it's done by simultaneously denying a second meaning while also positioning the dark statement as just joking/humor.


"The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist" - the big trick in all of this, is that we're all trying to act as if these meanings and interactions are just one to one, IRL and completely ignoring the part of living in a world thats on the internet and that the meaning of things has splintered because the language of internet culture is appropriation - so things are appropriated to be given new meaning by groups.

Example:

https://youtu.be/vB-qWovaCLo

I genuinely like the beat for this because I'm hearing it from the hip hop, electronic music perspective.

Unfortunately, it's a nazi dogwhistle. Don't believe it? Breakdown here: https://youtu.be/cscP830j2KA?t=455

https://forward.com/fast-forward/423812/white-nationalist-clowns-honk-honkler/

But, then, the meaning of clown world can also mean anything not going right in the world like, "the US and it's government have fucked up their Covid response...what a clown world"


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This Jeopardy Controversy is just downright embarrassing. [View all] , Buddy_Gilapagos, Sat May-01-21 11:09 AM
 
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this whole thing with the OK sign has always been stupid as fuck
May 01st 2021
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^^^
May 01st 2021
2
should have done the melo "3 to the dome"
May 01st 2021
3
There is no cancel culture!
May 02nd 2021
4
Some of y’all are way too trusting in white innocence
May 02nd 2021
5
RE: Some of y’all are way too trusting in white innocence
May 02nd 2021
6
I don’t even think it’s worth all that discussion
May 02nd 2021
7
Ur not wrong. He could have used his first three fingers and didn’t
May 02nd 2021
8
So does that work. His plan was to win the first two matches and
May 02nd 2021
9
      How does what work? White stupidity and opportunism?
May 02nd 2021
10
      i wonder how some of these folks function lol
May 02nd 2021
11
      If he got to three, he wasn’t gonna let the opportunity pass.
May 02nd 2021
12
      lol yeah, i mean its not impossible
May 02nd 2021
14
           The former contestant world is small enough
May 02nd 2021
15
                do you want him to be a nazi?
May 02nd 2021
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                     I don't think I could care less what he is
May 02nd 2021
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                          fair enough
May 02nd 2021
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                          couldn't agree more
May 03rd 2021
28
it seems Trump has made everyone worse
May 02nd 2021
13
NOPE. this is not a trump thing, Blame The Internet.
May 03rd 2021
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      internets are worse too
May 03rd 2021
25
damn, OKP ready to let dude off the hook like that?
May 03rd 2021
19
I figured it was a matter of time before something like this happened
May 03rd 2021
20
This is really interesting - thanks for sharing the insider perspective....
May 03rd 2021
26
thank you
May 04th 2021
30
Of all the ppl who invaded the Capitol...
May 03rd 2021
21
75 mill voted for Trump..
May 03rd 2021
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what are you saying?
May 03rd 2021
24
as if only REAL white supremacists invaded the capital only
May 03rd 2021
29
I’m shocked people in here don’t believe these folk are above trolli...
May 04th 2021
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