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Requesting unban of User:W.F. Tucker, and I am he[edit]

All I'm asking for is an unban of my main account, and an unban of my Discord account from the server. I have fundamentally changed since I last edited here, which was like what, 2 years ago? Can't remember. Anyway, I no longer identify as a right libertarian, and I am now against the crony capitalism that exists in my country. The reason I ever identified as a "libertarian" in the first place is because of the idiots who raised me to be that way, and I admit I was coming up with reasons to support my previous convictions instead of having an open mind and seeking truth. My admiration of Penn and Teller still stands but I disagree with many of their political beliefs now.

My stance on the issue of gun control has changed since I last edited here, which is what brought up the original argument that made me go insane. I am what you would call a hermit, and I socially isolate myself, and I have spent so little time interacting with other people that I barely ever actually had a debate, or talked to anyone with opposing views about their opposing views. So when I saw someone disagreed with my previous convictions it took me to a sort of shock that I had never felt before. And this had been going on BEFORE the coronavirus hit. To be specific, I no longer believe that just any type of firearms should just be handed to anyone, with no regulations. School shootings and rogue rednecks are a serious problem in this country.

I think that many of the issues commonly cited by me before, such as the issue of "freedom" for companies to discriminate against whoever they want, gun culture in the US, and the issue of universal healthcare, were downplayed by me because I failed to recognize that I was living in a very privileged position where none of these things were directly affecting me. Not that I've become poor or something, but I am in a position where I very well could be if I wasn't so lucky, and I've started to have actual fear that this might happen. I've opened my eyes a bit, and I see that the problems which I once thought (somehow) would cover exceptional cases only, when in reality they're not exceptional at all, and the issues affect many more people than I once thought.

Furthermore, COVID-19 happened, and my former philosophy really can't help with pandemics as we can clearly see. I actually had to quit my minimum-wage job because my very Republican boss wouldn't let me wear a mask at work, and believed that COVID was basically a hoax. Sigh... Trump supporters are so frustrating to deal with. I genuinely fear for this country if he gets re-elected.

So I am a guy who has risen up from the right libertarian pipeline. Sorry it wasn't as exciting as the alt-right pipeline, but it's something.

As for my behavior aside from my political views, I apologized on my talk page a while back for that behavior.

So what exactly do I want to do here? See, I have a serious issue with the right-wing dogwhistling that commonly happens on the Internet, and really in real life too. I'm specifically talking about "anti-SJW" nonsense. The unfortunate thing is that anti-SJWs don't get hard enough rebuttals for their bullshit claims. They will take actual, VERY rare cases...and sometimes not even real cases...of socially progressive people taking their views too far, and will paint the entirety of progressives like these people. They'll call themselves "egalitarian" while getting extremely offended if something doesn't satisfy their white, heterosexual, male, conservative narrative. So they're basically just like the supposed "SJWs" they criticize, except with opposite values. And they're even worse and have a much worse impact. These people are painting the Black Lives Matter movement as basically a terrorist organization, which is completely fucking false and is a dangerous rumor to be spreading. They also made the word "feminist" such a snarl word that you can barely use the word without people cringing at you because of their preconceived notions about what feminism is. These preconceived notions formed because of lots of lies and slander about specific people.

But you guys probably already knew that this has been happening throughout the 2010s, and, well, even before that. I want to focus my time here on debunking "anti-SJWs", "anti-feminists", and I didn't even mention incels, MRAs, MGTOWs, and PUAs. All these groups of people receive very little attention from debunkers and it's sad, and the consequences of it are detrimental. The people spouting right-wing anti-SJW nonsense paint themselves to be progressive themselves and victims, and act like they have lots of evidence for their claims like that the pay wage gap doesn't exist, or that there is NO SYSTEMIC RACISM, no really, when they actually have NO evidence of this, other than some rare brand of feminist that has very little impact who they perceive as whiny.

Furthermore, I am sorry, but I fucking hate our President. He is ruining this country. 212,000 COVID deaths have his name on them.

Look, you guys and I are likeminded people since I've opened up a bit. And I would love to chat with some of you, on a clean slate, on the Discord server. Mayor Mayor (talk) 15:54, 8 October 2020 (UTC)

@LeftyGreenMario in particular. Mayor Mayor (talk) 16:05, 8 October 2020 (UTC)
You are clearly being intellectually dishonest, especially given that U.S coronavirus deaths have not even reached 250,000 as of yet. Do not take the mob for fools.๐”–๐”ฒ๐”ช๐”ช๐”ž ๐”„๐”ฑ๐”ฅ๐”ข๐”ฌ๐”ฉ๐”ฌ๐”ค๐”ฆ๐” ๐”ž (๐”ฎ๐”ฒ๐”ข๐”ฏ๐”ข๐”ฉ๐”ฆ๐”ฐ) (๐”ฐ๐” ๐”ฏ๐”ฆ๐”ญ๐”ฑ๐”ฒ๐”ฏ๐”ž) 16:10, 8 October 2020 (UTC)
Well forgive me for rounding. Mayor Mayor (talk) 16:14, 8 October 2020 (UTC)
Rounding my ass. There is no way 210,000 rounds to 300,000.๐”–๐”ฒ๐”ช๐”ช๐”ž ๐”„๐”ฑ๐”ฅ๐”ข๐”ฌ๐”ฉ๐”ฌ๐”ค๐”ฆ๐” ๐”ž (๐”ฎ๐”ฒ๐”ข๐”ฏ๐”ข๐”ฉ๐”ฆ๐”ฐ) (๐”ฐ๐” ๐”ฏ๐”ฆ๐”ญ๐”ฑ๐”ฒ๐”ฏ๐”ž) 16:32, 8 October 2020 (UTC)