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Admitting Your Own Hypocrisies - Or Conflicting Ideologies

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Would you care to admit your own personal hypocrisies?

Are you a christian that advocates SSM?

Are you pro-life as well as pro-death penalty?

Are you a republican that desires a full-on social health program like England or Canada has?

Do you own guns but desire harsher restrictions on gun owners?

Do you preach anti-smoking messages to your kids, and you smoke?

Are you a police officer that regularly breaks the law?

Do you rant and rave about abstinence from sex even though you were basically a "whore" once yourself?

Would you be interested in "outing" yourself here? Cleanse your soul?

Care to share? :mrgreen:
 

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Would you care to admit your own personal hypocrisies?

Are you a christian that advocates SSM?

Are you pro-life as well as pro-death penalty?

Are you a republican that desires a full-on social health program like England or Canada has?

Do you own guns but desire harsher restrictions on gun owners?

Do you preach anti-smoking messages to your kids, and you smoke?

Are you a police officer that regularly breaks the law?

Do you rant and rave about abstinence from sex even though you were basically a "whore" once yourself?

Would you be interested in "outing" yourself here? Cleanse your soul?

Care to share? :mrgreen:
1. It's not hypocritical for a christian to be pro-SSM any more than it's hypocritical for a christian to support tax excempt Hindu temples.
2. Anti-death penatly.
3. Not a republican.
4. Not hypocritical, one can own guns but still think they should be regulated, just like one can own a car and thing that there should be automobile standards and liscensing.
4. Don't smoke.
5. Not a cop.
6. Not hypocritical as long as you achnowledge it, and don't hide it.
 

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1. It's not hypocritical for a christian to be pro-SSM any more than it's hypocritical for a christian to support tax excempt Hindu temples.
2. Anti-death penatly.
3. Not a republican.
4. Not hypocritical, one can own guns but still think they should be regulated, just like one can own a car and thing that there should be automobile standards and liscensing.
4. Don't smoke.
5. Not a cop.
6. Not hypocritical as long as you achnowledge it, and don't hide it.
1. those were examples of possible things some people might want to admit to
2. obviously you don't care to play along...

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Would you care to admit your own personal hypocrisies?

Are you a christian that advocates SSM?

Are you pro-life as well as pro-death penalty?

Are you a republican that desires a full-on social health program like England or Canada has?

Do you own guns but desire harsher restrictions on gun owners?

Do you preach anti-smoking messages to your kids, and you smoke?

Are you a police officer that regularly breaks the law?

Do you rant and rave about abstinence from sex even though you were basically a "whore" once yourself?

Would you be interested in "outing" yourself here? Cleanse your soul?

Care to share? :mrgreen:
I'm pro-life and pro-death penalty, but that is not hypocrisy.
 

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To clarify - I'm not suggesting that any of you only limit yourselves to the "examples" I posted in the OP.

You're all free to admit to any and all potential hypocrisies you may have.


Not just the "examples" I listed. (Obviously can't cover every possible scenario)

:mrgreen:
 

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I think my own greatest hypocrisy is pushing the age-old ideology that college is the best, and possibly only option for success in my children's lives.

I went to college, but did not graduate.
 

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Oh...another one..... I've pretty much not liked any of my oldest daughters boy friends from the get-go.
She tends to go for the same kind of guy. The ones in the rock bands with long hair, beards, and dreams of being rock stars with little ambition to do anything else.


That was me 30 years ago. :3oops:
 

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That in no way contradicts the death penalty.
Depends on your definition of Pro-Life.
I'm pro-life and pro-death penalty, but that is not hypocrisy.
The 10,000 foot view of pro-life, especially those that are pro-life even in the most extreme cases like rape and incest, is that the taking of a life is wrong. Period. Any termination of any life regardless of circumstance is "murder" and therefore it's wrong.

There's your hypocrisy. Now I'm 100% sure you'll justify the death penalty in some way, but it'll still be a hypocritical way from those on the outside looking in.
 

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The 10,000 foot view of pro-life, especially those that are pro-life even in the most extreme cases like rape and incest, is that the taking of a life is wrong. Period. Any termination of any life regardless of circumstance is "murder" and therefore it's wrong.

There's your hypocrisy. Now I'm 100% sure you'll justify the death penalty in some way, but it'll still be a hypocritical way from those on the outside looking in.
That is not the Pro-Life view actually. The Pro-Life view is about innocent life. People on death row generally are not innocent.
 

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I can admit to my hypocrisy. I am adamantly against the power of the State. I believe the US has turned into an international bully. I vehemently am against the way the US military has been used since the start of "The War on Terror".

And yet, I am a career Army officer. Hello, my name is Sarcogito and I am a hypocrite.
 

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That doesn't actually make it hypocrisy because someone deems it to be.
Yes - it does.

Simply because you can justify it - doesn't make it NOT a hypocrisy.

(see how that works)


I was wondering if anybody would reply to this thread. It's very hard for people to admit to something hypocritical.

I know plenty of people who'd kill any guy they might catch humping their wife, but given the chance they've happily banged away on someone elses wife.
 

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Yes - it does.

Simply because you can justify it - doesn't make it NOT a hypocrisy.

(see how that works)


I was wondering if anybody would reply to this thread. It's very hard for people to admit to something hypocritical.

I know plenty of people who'd kill any guy they might catch humping their wife, but given the chance they've happily banged away on someone elses wife.
hy·poc·ri·sy
/hiˈpäkrisē/Noun
The practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform; pretense

My beliefs fit into my moral standard, therefore not hypocrisy.
 

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Apparently you ignore the actual definition of hypocrisy.
See the title of thread - it also states "conflicting ideologies".

I was also not aware that every single thread and thought here HAD to hold to the EXACT definition of each and every word put forth.

I'll try to remember that the next time you post something. :roll:
 

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See the title of thread - it also states "conflicting ideologies".

I was also not aware that every single thread and thought here HAD to hold to the EXACT definition of each and every word put forth.

I'll try to remember that the next time you post something. :roll:
The ideologies wouldn't conflict either...... just saying.
 

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The ideologies wouldn't conflict either...... just saying.
Based on posts you've made in this thread, and other threads as well, I'm impressed with your ability to deny and justify all kinds of things.

So obviously you're perfect, and there's no need for you to continue posting in a thread that has NOTHING to do with anything in your life.

Happy Friday.
 

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The majority of us would never admit to hypocrisy, mostly because we don't recognize it in ourselves_

So you be the judge: Like many, my guy and me have our kinky moments behind closed doors; where it stays_

I would never think of dragging that part of my life out in public and demand for society to accept it_

So for this reason I don't consider myself at all hypocritical when I criticize those who do make such demands_

And the libertarian in me is anti-big government/pro-capitalism/pro-western culture and pro-freedom!

But I would support legislation that criminalized advocating Marxist/Communist/Socialist polices in the US_

Some might consider this to be a fascist anti-1st Amendment law and would likely consider me a hypocrite_

IMO this is a very small sacrifice to ensure the preservation of the American Dream for all future generations_

History has shown that Marxism/Communism/Socialism results in mass murder, oppression and human suffering_

And since advocating murder oppression and suffering are already crimes, we would simply be including a catalyst_

So whether or not I'm actually a "hypocrite" will likely vary from judge to judge_
 

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The majority of us would never admit to hypocrisy, mostly because we don't recognize it in ourselves_

So you be the judge: Like many, my guy and me have our kinky moments behind closed doors; where it stays_

I would never think of dragging that part of my life out in public and demand for society to accept it_

So for this reason I don't consider myself at all hypocritical when I criticize those who do make such demands_

And the libertarian in me is anti-big government/pro-capitalism/pro-western culture and pro-freedom!

But I would support legislation that criminalized advocating Marxist/Communist/Socialist polices in the US_

Some might consider this to be a fascist anti-1st Amendment law and would likely consider me a hypocrite_

IMO this is a very small sacrifice to ensure the preservation of the American Dream for all future generations_

History has shown that Marxism/Communism/Socialism results in mass murder, oppression and human suffering_

And since advocating murder oppression and suffering are already crimes, we would simply be including a catalyst_

So whether or not I'm actually a "hypocrite" will likely vary from judge to judge_
Thanks for understanding the "spirit" of the thread.;)

And yes - some of what you've posted I'd judge to be hypocritical.

Question - do you consider something like a socialized medical program to be "socialist", and therefore, if you were queen of the world, supporting such a thing would be a criminal offense?
 

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Would you care to admit your own personal hypocrisies?

Are you a christian that advocates SSM?

Are you pro-life as well as pro-death penalty?

Are you a republican that desires a full-on social health program like England or Canada has?

Do you own guns but desire harsher restrictions on gun owners?

Do you preach anti-smoking messages to your kids, and you smoke?

Are you a police officer that regularly breaks the law?

Do you rant and rave about abstinence from sex even though you were basically a "whore" once yourself?

Would you be interested in "outing" yourself here? Cleanse your soul?

Care to share? :mrgreen:
I'm a Liberal who advocates for Nuclear Power Generation. But that's not hypocritical, nor is anything you've listed. One can own a gun and support gun ownership within certain limits. That's independent thinking; and not "drinkin' da koolaid."

Hypocrisy would be to advocate that I and not you should be allowed to carry a gun, etc.
 
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