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“Far right” apparently means “stuff that connects for normal people.” Humor and art were a huge problem for the Soviets, because socialist realism isn’t funny or beautiful. We’re 5 minutes away.

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I'm just a regular American, raised in the urban South, public schools and universities, played college and some pro ball, grew a business that employed a gaggle of people (95% womyn), retired early and just enjoying a normal life riding motersickels and coaching HS football.

I don't drink or smoke, but enjoy the occasional ribeye and baby backs. I have dogs and cats, and a wonderful wife. I don't watch television beyond football.

Never in trouble, 3 tickets in my life. I don't owe money and do my best to honestly pay taxes.

All I want is to be left alone in freedom and liberty. I pledge to leave others alone, and not affect their life, person or property if they pledge the same.

Nothing special.

But without doing anything, I'm now a radical right-winger rayssis, homophone, transphobe, bigot and threat to democracy and global warming.

And it's beginning to piss me off.

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Awesome! A link to my post will be most appreciated!

https://www.igor-chudov.com/p/humor-is-a-danger-to-our-democracy

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Oh for goodness sake....now HUMOR is far right.

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Look, they thought Amy Schumer was funny.

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"Everybody I don't like is far-right."

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But as long as we’re REALLY SERIOUS and PEDANTIC in expressing our exclusion of all things traditional, it’s OK…

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I guess these guys aren't going to like the movie Lady Ballers.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py2MzGtmaJ0

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This move sure is calling the kettle black. As a recovered 50 year Democrat who is now a registered Independent, I would say trying to slander the right with this concept, while the left has been using the tactic of comedy throughout media for decades and decades, to normalize many perverted agendas, is hilarious in itself. 😊

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Memes are the new magic...... you are a wizard!

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AND did you see that stupid Atlantic mag article claiming that Substack is awful bad and needs to be brought under control by Censorship Industrial Complex Queen Renee DiResta (CIA/Stanford) like all the other platforms, because it supposedly embraces Nazis and white supremacist writers?

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Prof Mattias Desmet did say that humour was the only way we had a hope of breaking through the Mass Formation state. I think the perpetrators have realised the same and are trying mitigation strategies like publishing random papers without saying what they fear.

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Well I don't really watch TV but the left seems to have obliterated humor from what used to be comedy shows. I USED to watch Johnny Carson, Saturday Night Live and some of the old sitcoms that were genuinely funny. I don't think there is much to laugh at any more. So memes it is!

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Igor did a great article on this paper.

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I couldn’t possibly get through this entire piece but I read enough to realize that the authors are serious. Incredibly, the inability to meme might actually be the left’s undoing.

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When I read the headline, my immediate thought was “Waaaaahhhh, don’t make fun of me (us), it’s not fair! We suck at memeing!”

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