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POLL What is everyone's opinion on the word "Retard"
Marcus_Aurelius Canada Mar 14 Mar 14 8282
Is the IDW at risk of being infiltrated by alt-right provocateurs?
jnaatjes WI Feb 27 Feb 27 6969
POLL A few days ago, a member posted the following graphic which contains anti-Semitic and other inflammatory messaging. It was flagged for incivility and was removed but I would like to get your thoughts as to what should have happened. One ...
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POLL Are Left-Wingers Welcome Here?
InternetDorkWeb Czech Republic Mar 29 Mar 29 6161
POLL What would you suggest Donald Trump do to have a positive resolution to the BLM/Defund Police/ANTIFA protests? What would a positive resolution look like? What would be your demands?
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Converting to Islam
WhiteRose Canada Apr 18 Apr 18 5959
Reparations for slavery
SJJensen MN Mar 24 Mar 24 5858
POLL Are white people subject to microaggressions? Microaggressions are typically defined as the everyday, subtle, intentional — and oftentimes unintentional — interactions or behaviors that communicate some sort of bias toward historically ...
Admin Online June 20 Jun 20 5656
POLL Do you feel guilt and shame due to the color of your skin? Excerpt from James Lindsay's "The Problem with White Fragility" : "In 2018, the “whiteness educator” Robin DiAngelo published a bestselling book called White ...
Admin Online June 10 Jun 10 5454
Acceptable posts and comments on this site. Let’s talk through an issue that needs a clear policy decision - how we should handle "over-the-line" posts/comments/groups. As you may know, we just launched in mid-February and have been busy ...
Admin Online Apr 22 Apr 22 5454
POLL Is "Race Realism" a message of love or hate? YouTube just banned Jared Taylor of ( and Stephen Molyneux (along with less nuanced channels of Richard Spencer and David Duke) for violating their rules on "hate" ...
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POLL What is your mental image when you hear the term "Transwoman"? Transgenderism is a controversial topic both outside and inside the trans community. Within the community, there is a split between those who just want to be treated like "normal" ...
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POLL Do you support abortions? Why/ why not?
edgyberry NY Mar 1 Mar 1 5252
POLL There are so many issues that I could write about for my first post, but I decided to give my opinion on lowering the voting age to 16. I'm high school teacher, and I come in contact with multiple 16 year olds on a daily basis. These kids are ...
Mrs_SO AL Mar 19 Mar 19 5151
POLL Do you believe people are naturally good, or evil? Why?
Marcus_Aurelius Canada Feb 21 Feb 21 5050
POLL Do you see the tragic killing of Floyd George more an act of pure evil or pure incompetence? We all understand that his death is powerful symbol of what is perceived by many as proof of systemic racism in police departments - and even widely in ...
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Is it time to stop using the word "Racist"? That is, if the word has so many different meanings depending on the context, speaker/author's demographic or the political view of the audience, does using such an ambiguous word create more harm than ...
Admin Online July 25 Jul 25 4949
I'm 23 and have made the choice to almost entirely detatch from my siblings due to a plethera of reasons. What do you all think of someone deciding to do such a thing? Right or wrong? Do any of you have absolute views on this or is it entirely a ...
C_M_G_1995 UK Apr 5 Apr 5 4949
POLL Do you think children should be vaccinated? Why/ why not?
edgyberry NY Mar 2 Mar 2 4949
POLL Do you think weed should be legalized? What are your thoughts on restrictions, and what the money will go to, etc.
edgyberry NY Mar 3 Mar 3 4545
What views can get someone kicked off Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc? As the attack on free speech escalates, many taboo topics and opinions are no longer being allowed on the major social networks. As an independent, non-profit free ...
Admin Online June 18 Jun 18 4545
Should LGBT people and women carry guns for their safety? Is the second amendment outdated? Is it still important? Why or why not? What side of the political spectrum do you see yourself on, and what do you think? Thanks for being excited about ...
ariellescarcella NY Mar 28 Mar 28 4444
What's people's thoughts on Tommy Robinson being banned from all social media????
Scroves UK Feb 28 Feb 28 4343
POLL I am curious the political leanings of this site. Cannot have a serious debate if all parties do not have a seat at the table. So where do you see yourself on the political spectrum?
JMiller TN Mar 6 Mar 6 4343
Let's create a top-ten list for Christian music. I invite everyone to post a song below. The top ten with the most "likes" by next Sunday will be compiled into our official Top Ten Christian Songs list.
Ian_Newton Canada Apr 7 Apr 7 4242
POLL Do you agree with Trump building this wall? Why/ why not?
edgyberry NY Mar 3 Mar 3 4141
Wanted to get your feedback on a possible text change on the main page for new visitors. It currently says: "Do you value free speech and civil discussions? Join the IDW movement!" Thinking something more descriptive such as: "Do you value ...
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Why is it that every time you address economic inequality you get accused of being a socialist? I have been saying for many years that senior executive salary packages are excessive in comparison to the value they bring to companies. I do not ...
waynus Australia Apr 19 Apr 19 3939
What makes America Great? Recent years have felt like an escalating war between the beliefs that America is fundamentally flawed and that America is exceptional. Unless we can harmonize these two opinions, the preamble to the Declaration of ...
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Are you a "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays" person? Either way, best wishes to you and thanks for participation this past year!
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What are three books that had a major influence on your life? How/why did they deeply affect you?
graesvol VA Mar 2 Mar 2 3939
POLL What do you think will be the result of last week's mass apologies and genuflecting to Black Lives Matter protesters? First, I want to be clear that this question is meant to be independent of the actual merits of the BLM (and allies) protests....
Admin Online June 14 Jun 14 3838
Is science-denialism the same on the Left as it is on the Right? Conservatives (mostly in the US) often deny scientifically-backed man-made climate change whereas people on the Left deny scientifically-backed Race-IQ ...
Admin Online June 12 Jun 12 3737
Facebook bans our entire ad account! After spending about $200k in ads to promote this site, Facebook abruptly terminated our entire ad account without recourse. While we could try to setup a new account, it is likely that they will ban it ...
Admin Online Jan 29 Jan 29 3636
What is hate speech?
Rick82518 CA Apr 3 Apr 3 3636
Do women realize abortion makes men hate them even more??
Conservative-Mex CA Mar 6 Mar 6 3636
POLL In an era of inclusively, is it time for the Pride parade to ALSO celebrate heterosexuality? In its 50 year run, the Pride parade has been a way to highlight the struggles, improve self-esteem, and celebrate the growing equality of gays and ...
Admin Online June 13 Jun 13 3636
Does anyone on here want to discuss the elephant in the room that this election is virtually ignoring? The UN Global Migration Pact and Agenda 30. Liberals, NDP and Greens all voted to sign Canada over to this ideolgy of One World Government, which ...
jakuboj Oct 16 Oct 16 3636
LINK Thoughts on the Aussie kid who egged the politician and got punched?
Clammypollack NY Mar 18 Mar 18 3535
Is all fair in love and war? I got an email today requesting that I join 1000 others in (falsely / indiscriminately) accusing PragerU of racist “hate“ speech. Could this ironically be considered an act to incite violence on a speaker? Are ...
Admin Online Nov 7 Nov 7 3535
What are your thoughts on immigration/illegal immigration?
Clammypollack NY Mar 30 Mar 30 3535
I am curious to know people’s feelings concerning the state of education in America. As a college instructor I have noticed that a great many students entering college are ill-prepared to start classes at the college level. Many require a ...
Wtretired TX Mar 7 Mar 7 3434
POLL Does the term white privilege exist in America?
MikeSwi MN Apr 22 Apr 22 3434
How would you respond to someone of high intersectionality who claims to be systematically oppressed by straight white cis-gendered (not transmen) Christian men? For example, "Are there some benefits of being LGBTQX, not-white, transpersoned, ...
Admin Online June 22 Jun 22 3434
How do you know if someone is projecting "hate" or "just venting"? Anger and outrage seems to be at a post-millennial high... is it a sign of "hate" or "venting"? Does it matter if the statements are based on truth? Is one more dangerous than ...
Admin Online July 2 Jul 2 3434
POLL Have you lost a good friend to the "Culture Wars"? Tell your story. Was it mutual? Are you sad about it? Have regrets? Ideas on how to move forward?
Admin Online June 27 Jun 27 3434
Trump's Troubles With the Truth There are some good reasons not to trust President Trump. His penchant for dishonest rhetoric is just one: "It was only 200 days ago, on his 601st day in office, that President Trump exceeded 5,000 false or ...
Germaine CA Apr 1 Apr 1 3434
What are your thoughts about homeschooling?
Clammypollack NY Mar 5 Mar 5 3333
After living in Sweden and USA for a very long time I firmly believe USA needs healthcare like the Scandinavian model. Change my mind.
svenskost OR Mar 8 Mar 8 3333
POLL Help design a T-shirt for our community! We're about ready to launch a new project where we will be giving out some swag. We're obviously going to need a design. Here's what I came up with in 5 minutes... and no, that's not me. Designers, help!?...
Admin Online Mar 11 Mar 11 3333
POLL Camala Harris want us to pay for past transgressions. Do you agree?
Harleyman OK Feb 27 Feb 27 3333
I wanted to talk about transgender people for a moment. I am pro trans rights, in that I think trans people deserve to dress and identify as they wish, as long as it is a committed lifestyle and identity, and not a trend. I don't actually think most ...
Fayerweather NJ Apr 2 Apr 2 3333
LINK Is the 'Intellectual Dark Web' Politically Diverse ?
Admin Online Apr 17 Apr 17 3232
What are some taboo statements that the far Left / mainstream media don't want discussed?
Admin Online Mar 15 Mar 15 3232
How necessary do you think a college education is? Should we push more kids towards trades?
edgyberry NY Mar 24 Mar 24 3131
Will there be a civil war?
kayleanna WA Mar 17 Mar 17 3131
I've deactivated my Facebook account and replaced it with you fine people in the IDW Community. Am I the only one?
Danny705 Canada Mar 23 Mar 23 3030
What happened to the Intellectual Dark Web's influence? The IDW became popular as it was perceived that the core members were standing up against false narratives - primarily related to identity politics. Bret Weinstein says the core ...
Admin Online June 24 Jun 24 3030
What are your guys favorite books of all time?
OrderOutofChaos NM Feb 24 Feb 24 2929
What advice would you give to people who are stressed out over the recent protests and riots? First it was the joy of social media, then it was defriending and polarization, now it's civil unrest on a national scale. It really affects ones ...
Admin Online June 3 Jun 3 2929
POLL Do you think Biden will really beat Trump if he runs? I know polls suggest that Biden would win, but polls also said Hillary would win. (I also recognize we are still pretty far from 2020.) I recently read an article (link below) written by a ...
plebeian_lobster AZ Mar 30 Mar 30 2929
It's sad. I came here for community, for like minded people who were ideally rational and mature and wanted to discuss things in a rational, mature manner. But instead, as usual, the angry tribal monkey behavior that inevitably ensues is arising when...
MaskedRiderChris TX Oct 16 Oct 16 2929
I'm thinking of replacing the "Are you a "Social Justice Warrior?" question with something less combative and more specific to this website. Here are a few ideas... please vote or suggest another. The goal is to set the tone of the website for the ...
Admin Online Mar 31 Mar 31 2828
POLL What could go wrong with Trump declaring ANTIFA a terrorist organization? ( says "A person engages in domestic terrorism if they do an act “dangerous to human life” that is a violation of the criminal laws of a state or the...
Admin Online May 31 May 31 2828
Hi guys I’m new here. I used to be a devout liberal. That all changed in the last year. As many of you, I’m tired of the identity politics and liberal agenda of populism, intersectionality, and pathological political correctness. I work as a ...
mh123 NY Mar 23 Mar 23 2828
I don’t spend much time on this page and I’ve been trying to figure out why it doesn’t appeal to me, I am extremely politically engaged, love intellectual debate, and feel a strong need to push back against the SJW culture, by all rights this ...
JesseBraaten Canada Dec 21 Dec 21 2828
What films would you suggest young Liberals watch to better appreciate classical liberal values - such as a limited government and the freedom of the individual. If you make a list, please sort it by the ones you feel will make the most positive ...
Admin Online July 6 Jul 6 2828
Is the homeless "epidemic" getting better or worse? The media portrays the cities of the US west coast as teaming with homeless people while national rate of homeless is going down. Is this due to a migration of homeless or something else?
Admin Online Aug 10 Aug 10 2727
Question of the moment is; is it really worth dating anymore or seeking a wife on my part as a man (one of those obnoxious straight white men who is so buried in his own privilege he can't see a thing otherwise, he said sarcastically)? What with Me ...
MaskedRiderChris TX Apr 18 Apr 18 2727
Given the recent proposal to offer stipends to those “unwilling to work” and the rise in support for late term abortions, should the new democratic party slogan be “anything to avoid labor”?
WeAreTheShow PA Feb 15 Feb 15 2727
Where is the line between acceptable and unacceptable speech on IDW? Saw a video on a post that seemed really far right to me. Remember, I'm an Independent who stands in opposition to the drifting left. But, I'm probably not going to fit very...
chuckpo TX Apr 14 Apr 14 2727
Should a fake hate crime be prosecuted to the same degree as a real one?
Naomimi NY Feb 21 Feb 21 2727
What's new at We’ve come a long way! From the site’s inception just a few weeks ago, we have amassed a population of over 20K users, many of whom return on a regular basis to take advantage of our platform to enable civil ...
Admin Online Apr 11 Apr 11 2727
Nordstroms, a US retailer, happily sells "The future is female" T-shirts based on the 1970s slogan. Should a shirt that, in essence, is promoting a future without men, be considered similar to a shirt saying "F you, women"?...
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POLL What do you fear more... the Covid-19 outbreak or its effect on our psychological, social, political and economic health? What can we do as individuals to mitigate damage?
Admin Online Mar 24 Mar 24 2727
Would you say that the IDW is for "social justice" but not for the warrior part of "social justice warriors"? That is, we are for people being treated fairly and respectfully but not for people being attacked by social justice vigilante groups if ...
Admin Online May 12 May 12 2727
Just wanted to let you know that I deleted a member with the username 'richardspencer' today as it appeared to be setup as a fake account (email flagged). I don't know yet know what our policy should be regarding statements and opinions of Richard...
Admin Online Apr 4 Apr 4 2626
Jordan Peterson to launch new social media platform 'Thinkspot' in August that will only ban users if ordered to by a U.S. court. "We’re in desperate need for a platform that doesn’t arbitrarily decide to throw people off because of random ...
Garsco NC June 13 Jun 13 2626
One of Covid-19's silver linings is that it puts the pettiness of the "Social Justice" movement in perspective... at least for a while. Do you think it will have lasting effect or will the SJW rise up again once we defeat the virus? Will the ...
Admin Online Mar 30 Mar 30 2626
What does the ideal society look like to you? Please list one feature of it per comment. If we know what we are aiming for we can come closer to hitting the target, and if we disagree this is the place we can freely discuss our conflict.
Ian_Newton Canada Mar 12 Mar 12 2626
I need some good alternatives to mainstream media...suggestions?
Carolee Apr 4 Apr 4 2626
A lot of the posts I read and the answers/discussions. Most people are using aliases-MySpace type name. Why? What are you fearful of?
Byoung1 Canada Mar 20 Mar 20 2626
POLL Be honest: What's the first thing you notice about a person? Please feel free to elaborate on your answer in the comments below.
ckennettbaker OR Mar 29 Mar 29 2626
Some "conservatives" are now attacking Jordan Peterson for not being "manly" enough, for wearing his heart on his sleeve. That's in response to the latest viral clip of the disturbed young man, David, rushing the stage at Liberty University during ...
CRBG Canada Apr 12 Apr 12 2626
Who did you used to have tremendous respect for but now dont? I will start.......
JoelB Australia Apr 4 Apr 4 2525
POLL One downside of social media is it's propensity to create echo chambers - that is, grouping people with similar views together so they re-enforce each other and create a "group think" dogma. This has the unwanted effect of rewarding those with the ...
Admin Online Apr 15 Apr 15 2525
Are poor black Americans already receiving "slavery reparations" in the form of receiving more from the government than collected in taxes? If so, is it enough? If so, why is not mentioned? Should it be? Every election cycle, the topic of ...
Admin Online July 19 Jul 19 2525
A Canadian man has been charged with "Family Violence" for refusing to call his child a "he" instead of "she". The Supreme Court of British Columbia, in its wisdom, has decided that a verbal, polite refusal to accept a 14-year old's trans ...
CRBG Canada Apr 24 Apr 24 2525
In your opinion what makes something a "right"
JanePrice FL Apr 16 Apr 16 2525
If a woman falsely accuses a man of rape, and openly admits she lied, she she go to jail. What’re your opinions on this thought?
edgyberry NY Apr 15 Apr 15 2525
POLL What would you do, if anything, to change the criminal justice system? I recently watched "13th", a moderately-biased documentary about blacks and the criminal justice system by (, which was recently released for ...
Admin Online June 15 Jun 15 2525
Bill Mahr said once that rural people want to be like the urban people. That rural people in the "flyover states" are envious of the leftist urbanites. I live where I live because I don't want to deal with those urbanites. I live in a state that is...
Buflineks KS Mar 19 Mar 19 2424
POLL Are camgirls a net benefit or harm to society? Pay-per-minute or tip-based erotic cam shows have become a multi-billion dollar industry in the last 20 years with over 60,000 independent or studio models (note: about 30% are men/trans) currently ...
Admin Online July 7 Jul 7 2424
POLL Can assholes help move a conversation forward? While our posting policy here may be summarized as, "don't be an asshole", there is a claim that sometimes we need mean-spirited troll-types to verbally "blow things up" so that cooler, and more reasoned...
Admin Online May 14 May 14 2424
Should Abortion be Legal in all Circumstances?
UtterTwaddle UK Mar 28 Mar 28 2424
What do you think will be the most shocking thing we will see in Trump's tax returns?
lizard WI Apr 4 Apr 4 2424
$$$ MONEY THREAD $$$ I will dole out one IDW coin for every unique comment on this post up to and including the 816th comment. You can comment multiple times, but it has to be a comment, not a reply. I will try to dispense money at the end of ...
WilyRickWiles IL June 12 Jun 12 2424
I am concerned about a growing movement to do away with the electoral college and vote simply on the popular vote. I believe this would be a grave mistake. If this were to occur, only a small handful of states would elect a president. This would ...
Peelsr UT Mar 12 Mar 12 2424
Is it time to rebrand this site away from the "Intellectual Dark Web" and into something more general about cognitive liberty, freedom of speech and Enlightenment values? Our guiding goal is to elevate truth and undermining the false narratives that...
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