Are Looters Bad?

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Seeing as apparently the Bad Cops thread is only to vent about how bad the police are, this is the place to air your views on whether opportunistic shopping is a good thing or not.

If you are very, very, VERY angry about something, is it OK to then destroy someone else's business and steal their property? Even if that person had nothing to do with the reason for being very, very , very angry.

Personally, I cant see this stopping anytime soon. These protests and riots will soon move to focus on unemployment, esp among the sector most devastated by CV19 (which also happens to be mostly black). It will devastate inner cities as businesses close for good and owners leave, taking their capital with them. Business that survives wont last long with boarded-up shops adjacent that never get filled. Rents and local tax collection will plummet. Places like Harlem and the Bronx, will go back to being crime-ridden slums.

The long term effects will lead to even worse racial inequality, crime and poverty in Americas inner cities.
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Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
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Big Nipper wrote:Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
Yep. Smashing the fuck out of old people protecting their shops and nicking everything you can get your hands on is what George would have wanted.
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ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
Yep. Smashing the fuck out of old people protecting their shops and nicking everything you can get your hands on is what George would have wanted.
Have you seen the videos of cops smashing the fudge out of peaceful protesters?
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Catman wrote: Are Looters Bad?
Looters have souls too
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Over-insure the fudge out of your business and send out the invites - dead stock gone in seconds and paid at full replacement value.

Hint - don't get in the bloody way.
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Enzedder wrote:Over-insure the fudge out of your business and send out the invites - dead stock gone in seconds and paid at full replacement value.

Hint - don't get in the bloody way.
Commit insurance fraud as well? How about you invite a burglar into your home? Hint dont get in the way. But as long as it is happening to someone else...
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:lol: Nice work Cartman, nice honest thread you’ve started here.
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Yes looters, peaceful protesters definitely not bad. You are on the moral low ground if you defend looters as far as I am concerned also if you defend assaults on others during riots if they unprovoked. Also just because looting is a bad thing doesnt mean we should tolerate cops beating up peaceful protesters...
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Big Nipper wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
Yep. Smashing the fuck out of old people protecting their shops and nicking everything you can get your hands on is what George would have wanted.
Have you seen the videos of cops smashing the fudge out of peaceful protesters?
Wrong thread.
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#looterslivesmatter
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Anyway, the correct answer is yes. Looters are bad. Generally.

However, there may be exceptions.

Thinking of natural disasters engulfing cities, leaving people homeless and unable to look after their families. Or thinking of a zombie apocalypse. The looting of abandoned supermarkets for supplies may well be morally justified, even if it is theoretically a crime.
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Big Nipper wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
Yep. Smashing the fuck out of old people protecting their shops and nicking everything you can get your hands on is what George would have wanted.
Have you seen the videos of cops smashing the fudge out of peaceful protesters?
You have your own thread for that ! Uncle FB has specifically barred us from conflating these subjects :x

(but yes I have seen the vids. Still doesnt make me want to destroy and steal random unrelated peoples property)
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#notalllooters
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Catman wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
Yep. Smashing the fuck out of old people protecting their shops and nicking everything you can get your hands on is what George would have wanted.
Have you seen the videos of cops smashing the fudge out of peaceful protesters?
You have your own thread for that ! Uncle FB has specifically barred us from conflating these subjects :x

(but yes I have seen the vids. Still doesnt make me want to destroy and steal random unrelated peoples property)
Is this an admission that you go round to your aunties house and steal her undies
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I hate looters
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Violence is never too far away in the human condition, neither is theft. Does anyone really think we didn't behave the same all the way through our evolution?
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Anonymous. wrote:
Catman wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
Yep. Smashing the fuck out of old people protecting their shops and nicking everything you can get your hands on is what George would have wanted.
Have you seen the videos of cops smashing the fudge out of peaceful protesters?
You have your own thread for that ! Uncle FB has specifically barred us from conflating these subjects :x

(but yes I have seen the vids. Still doesnt make me want to destroy and steal random unrelated peoples property)
Is this an admission that you go round to your aunties house and steal her undies
Whoa!! ZING!
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sonic_attack wrote:Violence is never too far away in the human condition, neither is theft. Does anyone really think we didn't behave the same all the way through our evolution?
:uhoh: :uhoh:

what you getting at here bub? I would tread very carefully around bringing up evolution.. . :shock:
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Thomas wrote:#notalllooters
#neversaidtheywere
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They just need to shoot a few that is normally how looting is dealt with. :nod:
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Catman wrote:
sonic_attack wrote:Violence is never too far away in the human condition, neither is theft. Does anyone really think we didn't behave the same all the way through our evolution?
:uhoh: :uhoh:

what you getting at here bub? I would tread very carefully around bringing up evolution.. . :shock:
Are you an expat Saffer?
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Looters are not bad and some skills where shown. However until they over run an Amazon warehouse I am withholding any high scores.
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Openside wrote:They just need to shoot a few that is normally how looting is dealt with. :nod:
Only the nasty white ones though
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Big Nipper wrote:Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
I missed this gem. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Openside wrote:They just need to shoot a few that is normally how looting is dealt with. :nod:
Like the ones on the ground, unarmed and shot through the police windowshield?
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DragonKhan wrote:
Openside wrote:They just need to shoot a few that is normally how looting is dealt with. :nod:
Like the ones on the ground, unarmed and shot through the police windowshield?
I didnt think they were looting though? So this one may belong on the Bad Cops thread. Uncle FB will not be pleased :x
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Catman wrote:
DragonKhan wrote:
Openside wrote:They just need to shoot a few that is normally how looting is dealt with. :nod:
Like the ones on the ground, unarmed and shot through the police windowshield?
I didnt think they were looting though? So this one may belong on the Bad Cops thread. Uncle FB will not be pleased :x
Yeah come on DragonKahn, get that to the correct thread - this is the "looting" thread, where apparently all looters are very, very, VERY angry about something. Nope, I know what you're going to suggest, but no, they're not opportunistic wankers taking advantage of a crap situation, not at all.
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Big Nipper wrote:Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
Normally I would agree, but people have their livelihoods in those businesses and properties. 1 life already ended, why damage more?
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UncleFB wrote:
Catman wrote:
DragonKhan wrote:
Openside wrote:They just need to shoot a few that is normally how looting is dealt with. :nod:
Like the ones on the ground, unarmed and shot through the police windowshield?
I didnt think they were looting though? So this one may belong on the Bad Cops thread. Uncle FB will not be pleased :x
Yeah come on DragonKahn, get that to the correct thread - this is the "looting" thread, where apparently all looters are very, very, VERY angry about something. Nope, I know what you're going to suggest, but no, they're not opportunistic wankers taking advantage of a crap situation, not at all.
So you agree they bad? or just wankers up for some jolly japes ? high jinks ? Naughty little minx's?

They dont really harm anyone. Its only property apparently. Which is replaceable.
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Has anyone posted this yet?


https://www.pscp.tv/w/1MYGNklYaYZJw
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Big Nipper wrote:
ScarfaceClaw wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:Ah, the good old "Private property is more valuable than the lives of human beings" argument. Worked beautifully for the Apartheid government

:uhoh:
Yep. Smashing the fuck out of old people protecting their shops and nicking everything you can get your hands on is what George would have wanted.
Have you seen the videos of cops smashing the fudge out of peaceful protesters?
Is that justification for looting a few shops? I need 10 big screen TVs and a rack of random clothes because there was a cop beating someone up 30 blocks over last night. Fair point. Wanna give that bystander a whack on the way back to the car? I’m sure they’ll understand when you tell them about that policeman.
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backrow wrote:
Openside wrote:They just need to shoot a few that is normally how looting is dealt with. :nod:
Only the nasty white ones though
The one thing we’ve learned from this is that all white people are nasty. As it turns out there is no such thing as a good white person.
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4071 wrote:Anyway, the correct answer is yes. Looters are bad. Generally.

However, there may be exceptions.

Thinking of natural disasters engulfing cities, leaving people homeless and unable to look after their families. Or thinking of a zombie apocalypse. The looting of abandoned supermarkets for supplies may well be morally justified, even if it is theoretically a crime.
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ScarfaceClaw wrote:
backrow wrote:
Openside wrote:They just need to shoot a few that is normally how looting is dealt with. :nod:
Only the nasty white ones though
The one thing we’ve learned from this is that all white people are nasty. As it turns out there is no such thing as a good white person.
Yup. Except the ones also not busy in work who can go and loot and graffiti productively
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Thomas wrote:#notalllooters
Are short ones okay?
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Nieghorn wrote:
Thomas wrote:#notalllooters
Are short ones okay?
:lol:
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Looters are bad.

It was never more prevalent than in the pre-mass immigration days of WW2 in London, famed for its blitz spirit. Never mind supermarkets, dead bodies and properties of the deceased were prime targets. Scum.

https://www.warhistoryonline.com/instan ... front.html
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shereblue wrote:Looters are bad.

It was never more prevalent than in the pre-mass immigration days of WW2 in London, famed for its blitz spirit. Never mind supermarkets, dead bodies and properties of the deceased were prime targets. Scum.

https://www.warhistoryonline.com/instan ... front.html

It’s one of the things we celebrate most.
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I had the understanding that the "Rights to bear arms" was because of the Americans distrust of government. I think what's happening (aggressive protest met with restrainted resistance), was a scenario predicted to happen by the forefathers of the USA.
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