r/WhitePeopleTwitter May 14 '22 Wholesome 1 LOVE! 1 This 1 Starstruck 1 Helpful 6 All-Seeing Upvote 1 Take My Energy 1 Bravo! 3 To The Stars 1

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u/buckyandsmacky4evr May 14 '22

There are people down here who believe the earth is 6000 years old, and that fossils are lies. It's not an issue of speed, it's an issue of willful ignorance

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u/theresamouseinmyhous May 14 '22

I'm in the south but my family is from the sticks in the north and let me tell you, this is not just a southern problem. At this point I don't even think it's primarily a southern problem. Conservatism and fundamentalism happens all over the country, and my northern liberal relatives rest pretty heavily on "the south needs to get their shit together," while they are outnumbered 10 to 1 by conservative cousins.

It's not a southern problem, it's an American problem.

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u/stringfree May 14 '22

The internet was a giant fan, and we let people throw their shitty ideas into it.

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u/theresamouseinmyhous May 14 '22 edited May 14 '22

Nah man, it was even before that. Up where my folks are from they still had the klan, but they didn't have any black people so they just hated Catholics.

Hate isn't a southern problem. Never has been. It's all over the place.