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"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." - T.Jefferson
  45d
Thomas Jefferson didn't foresee the internet or how lazy people would become, I doubt any Western nations will be able to put up the fight that Hong Kong has
  45d
The serfs tend to move their ass when it's already too late (part of the reason why they are serfs), but it doesn't change the truth of J's quote.
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Robotic warfare does though, the ruling class doesn't even need 99% of the military to enforce its rule anymore. I don't think he would have much hope in this situation
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As with most things in our world, majority defines the direction. Militarised police/military can suppress the pleb only if majority won't stand up against them.
  45d
In Hong Kong specifically you might say it is a small minority of the "entity" that is in uprising, as China owns HK and has a population of 1.3 billion people behind it, while HK has 7 million.
  45d
Also, CCP was helped into power by the Soviet union, and CCP is super skilled (though not wise) at what they do. Easy from the outside to *claim* that you can just stand up against it.
  45d
What if it is just lucky circumstances that has led to you living in a country that does not have a totalitarian government?
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Zvu
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The leaked Carrie Lam tape in full is worth listening to.
  28d
Greetings to all that people who fights for Freedom in China, don't give up, homeland is from people, not from the cruel state, que viva la libertad, carajo! #freedom
  23d
Why did Hong Kong say 'Enough'?
  6d
Hong Kong police arrest a pregnant girl who was walking in a mall
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Hong Kong police arrest a pregnant girl who was walking in a mall https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7550931/Heavily-pregnant-teen-arrested-just-walking-mall.html
  6d
Not be in Hong Kong, but is shows how the protests against Chinese authority are needed. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7553127/Even-death-Uighurs-feel-long-reach-Chinese-state.html
  5d
Pepe is now the symbol of the Hong Kong protesters. A symbol of freedom, and rejection of authoritarian rulers. Share Pepe in support of the protesters
  5d
The NBA is a disgrace. Protests should be held at NBA games and events. https://abc13.com/sports/free-hong-kong-chants-get-fans-kicked-out-of-nba-game/5606342/
  5d
All major league sports are a disgrace, people should stop supporting them entirely. Nothing but a drain on the taxpayer for the lowest form of entertainment
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Tiananmen Square Tank Man Footage.
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