Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby Clar-i-ty » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:57 pm

stretch80 wrote:
Tanzremix wrote:Lol, such a troll thread. OP provided an answer to a bullshit question no one asked; this isn't even worth the mental masturbation it would take to consider, but he did get to wave his dick around a little bit. If anything this thread is worth a lock.

Geeze, I didn't mention sex once. Here you are talking about masturbating and speculating about what i do with my penis.

I intended to spark a discussion, to see a few different points of view. Which certainly occurred. Dozens of people have posted how they deserve to attend, or should attend. That they have burned since Larry Harvey was 6 years old, or some such ramble. That implies that certain people believe they have the right to attend. I simply state "no, that is not the case".

As with any post one sees here: you can disagree, agree, not care, intensely care, ignore or bitch about it. We all have the right to do that. Hell, call me a troll. As far as I know, it still is not against the law to do that either.

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Oh, I know what guy you are. You're the guy who comes upon a group of people who are having a conversation and tell them they're all full of shit, as opposed to maybe considering that all these people have a rapport that has lasted for many years, and thousands of posts.

Work on your people skills Tranz. Really.
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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby TomServo » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:47 am

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TomServo wrote:In this country, we have the unalienable right of "pursuit of happiness", which includes the right to acquire and enjoy property..in this case..a ticket, beyond all the restrictions, behind that ticket.

I'm not sure that we do. That's in the Declaration of Independence, which, while a founding document, is not the law of the land.


The bill of rights, lists rights that are NOT unalienable. Unalienable, as stated in the Declaration of Independence, is a right that CANNOT be taken away. Ironically, we take away Life all the time...legally. I think it's all open to interpretation...and I wonder, if it was made that way on purpose...?
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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:20 am

Yes, and the Constitution took the unalianable right of liberty from a number of americans, as well. Took decades to fix that... If it is an inalianable right, then is not just "this country" that has it...

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and I wonder, if it was made that way on purpose...?
I'm know that there were complicated political things going on with the Constitution. For instance, that most radical of the founding fathers, Ben Franklin, was not permitted to write it, even though he'd been a major writer of the Declaration.
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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby capjbadger » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:32 am

TomServo wrote:In this country, we have the unalienable right of "pursuit of happiness", which includes the right to acquire and enjoy property..in this case..a ticket, beyond all the restrictions, behind that ticket.

When you get that to hold up in a court of law, I might stop laughing at you.

Maybe. :twisted:

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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby capjbadger » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:33 am

TomServo wrote:
clocksnmirrors wrote:
TomServo wrote: No, but we have a RIGHT to pursue that happiness. The whole first come first served debate, is over complication of a simple and fair system.


we have a right to pursue. getting in the ticket line is the pursuit. we don't have a right to the result of the pursuit. the ticket is the result of the pursuit.

therefore you have the right to get in line but not the right to the ticket.


If you are first in line...you do..or at least should have that right. It's a gamble, every time you want to purchase a popular item..like BM tix or Cabbage Patch Kids....First come first serve is the best and only fair system..IMHO...The scalping problem can be resolved through less invasive methods

"We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason"
Completely legal. Grow up. :P

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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby capjbadger » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:42 am

TomServo wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:
TomServo wrote:In this country, we have the unalienable right of "pursuit of happiness", which includes the right to acquire and enjoy property..in this case..a ticket, beyond all the restrictions, behind that ticket.

I'm not sure that we do. That's in the Declaration of Independence, which, while a founding document, is not the law of the land.


The bill of rights, lists rights that are NOT unalienable. Unalienable, as stated in the Declaration of Independence, is a right that CANNOT be taken away. Ironically, we take away Life all the time...legally. I think it's all open to interpretation...and I wonder, if it was made that way on purpose...?

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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby Tanzremix » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:59 am

Clar-i-ty wrote:Oh, I know what guy you are. You're the guy who comes upon a group of people who are having a conversation and tell them they're all full of shit, as opposed to maybe considering that all these people have a rapport that has lasted for many years, and thousands of posts.

Work on your people skills Tranz. Really.


I'm sorry, your post count doesn't matter anywhere outside of maybe your head. This is clearly a troll thread; either you haven't spent much time on the internet or you just don't realize that this isn't a conversation worth having. Fucking slavery just came up, what a joke! How long till Godwin's law makes an appearance? Tickets are revocable, thus there is no right of attendance, end of story.
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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:04 am

Someone isn't getting enough irony in his diet...
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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby Tanzremix » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:07 am

theCryptofishist wrote:Someone isn't getting enough irony in his diet...


Actually my hipster roommate made me breakfast this morning, then I tripped over the four bikes in the entryway.... I think I got my daily dose.
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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby ZaphodBurner » Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:43 am

TomServo wrote:So, if I'm the first in line at the ticket counter, I don't have a right to a ticket?


Not if you're underage, don't have the money, you cut in line, you're being an asshole or you intend to scalp it.

That is, as I understand it, pretty much how it works.
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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby ZaphodBurner » Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:53 am

Tanzremix wrote: Fucking slavery just came up, what a joke! How long till Godwin's law makes an appearance? Tickets are revocable, thus there is no right of attendance, end of story.


I assume you've already seen the Hitler Finds Out About the Ticket Lottery video on YouTube.

http://m.youtube.com/results?q=hitler%2 ... %20lottery
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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby Tanzremix » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:00 pm

ZaphodBurner wrote:
Tanzremix wrote: Fucking slavery just came up, what a joke! How long till Godwin's law makes an appearance? Tickets are revocable, thus there is no right of attendance, end of story.


I assume you've already seen the Hitler Finds Out About the Ticket Lottery video on YouTube.

http://m.youtube.com/results?q=hitler%2 ... %20lottery


Hahaha, I had, but that was an excellent post :lol:
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Re: Attending Burning Man is NOT a right.

Postby TomServo » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:44 pm

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