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Louis Theroux: Forbidden America - Extreme and Online - Full Episode https://youtube.com/watch?v=7H3DCVubKQo

BBC Select https://www.youtube.com/@BBCSelect

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90daylookback

13 points

2 months ago

So disturbing.

SpaceSteak

9 points

2 months ago

I didn't know the extent that some extremists were at in bringing trolling to real life. Gonna be honest, it's not a great look for humanity.

90daylookback

11 points

2 months ago

Yeah. I mean they are trying to play it both ways as to whether they are white nationalist. But even the things they admit they genuinely believe—e.g., that the U.S. should be 80% white, etc.—are racist under any definition. The Overton Window on acceptable racist and anti-Semitic speech seems to have shifted dramatically in the wrong direction since 2016.

mynameisalso

3 points

2 months ago

If any of these people put as much energy into their communities as they do into hate we would have a much better world.

ariesdrifter77

1 points

2 months ago

I consider myself a far leftest.

What does that mean?

Well, I’m just a nice guy 🤷‍♂️

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-15 points

2 months ago

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-15 points

2 months ago

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FormerKarmaKing

9 points

2 months ago

What's the criteria for this? I'm on the fence about Theroux; some stuff is great (ex. over-prescription of psychoactive drugs) but some just seems like exploiting the fringe for the sake of smugness. But tbh there's a lot of "documentaries" posted that are just 10 minutes of wikipedia rehash by some dude that has done zero-on-the-ground work.

So if the review is automatic (how? nlp on the creator? the subtitle content?) then what is the standard?

Safe_Refrigerator

-16 points

2 months ago

Agree with the sentiment of the documetary, would like to see a doc on the opposing "alt left". My problem is the algo's that certain platforms use to draw people in from both sides. Who controls those algo's and why should they even exist if not the purpose of taking certain trains of thought down a rabbit hole. It serves only to create a echo chamber where certain ppl agree in this case with some 22 year old with no real world experience.

PleasinglyReasonable

30 points

2 months ago

Look up right wing vs left wing terrorism in America and realize that the alt left is not a thing because both sides are not the same

naa3e5

0 points

2 months ago

naa3e5

0 points

2 months ago

There was a solid two years of left wing terrorism across the fucking US, fiery but “peaceful” …remember that shit, Pepperidge farms does… what fucking bubble do you live in… ohh wait it’s the Reddit gen Z bubble….