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Here's a litmus test: If a poster provides a paragraph of quoted material without attribution, he/she doesn't pass.

Who are you quoting, go213? If you quote someone, truth-seeking folks expect attribution. When you fail to do so, we are suspicious.

So I looked. He goes by the name Patrick Willis. The quote is lifted from his YT description.

Next we look at the veracity of this brief description by Willis.

"It all comes down to 9/11."

Obvious, hyperbole. We'll give him a pass. We understand from the writing that, for Willis' purposes here, it does all come down to 9/11. We get that he's obsessed and has pursed no real power. He makes up for it with statements like that. Fine.

"Everything that has happened has happened based on a lie."

First red flag. This statement is obviously untrue. My period started yesterday; it happened. It wasn't based on a lie. Lots of things that have happened don't even depend on human interpretation -- lie/truth. Even given the context Mr. Willis asks us to presume -- the fallout of 9/11 -- the statement is patently false. Everything that has happened in relation to 9/11 has not been based on a lie. By his own logic, even his own video is based on a lie. Note, he did not write, "a response to a lie" but "based on a lie." We can only presume that Mr. Willis is unable to communicate or is mocking his viewers by proclaiming that he's lying.

"Everyone in government; in the media, in entertainment, in organized religion, in the public eye and in the public who accepts and promotes the official story is either a traitor or a tool."

Goodness. So the city council member who is working day and night on local issues and doesn't care enough to get into Mr. Willis' obsession is a traitor/tool? So is the banjo player and the romance novelist. The churchgoer, the nurse-missionary in Uganda, the priest in the Yucatan, the Wiccan in upstate New York. Anyone with a spiritual belief in something that has stood the test of time long enough to become organized and is not convinced or actively a 9/11 Truther is a traitor or a tool.

Put down that book from which you're trying to teach an illiterate woman to read; put down that poultice you're applying to a wounded person. Dedicate yourself to following Mr. Willis' obsession. Eegads, if you don't, he'll think you a traitor and/or a tool.

"Everyone who does not stand forth and speak truth to power is a coward, a liar and complicit in mass murder."

Here. Here. But, Mr. Willis, truth to power will look entirely different depending on who you are. Your diatribe is nothing more than self-obsession. Allow others to have their own obsessions. I have an aunt who teaches little girls in India to read. She would not call you a traitor or a tool, a coward or a liar for your failure to support her work. Yet, you call her such for her lack of passion for your obsession. I have a friend who works with street prostitutes to offer them a way out. She would not write about her work in terms of condemning folks who aren't moved by it. Yet, you condemn her as a traitor/tool/coward/liar/mass murder -- because she's busy saving lives that are still beating.

Just a word of advice, if you find yourself compelled to accuse anyone who doesn't believe as you do of being treacherous and evil, you may be, quite simply, off your rocker.

"Everyone- everywhere can be measured according to this litmus test.”

Bullshit, on its face. Find a new litmus test; this one fails on all fronts.

go213, I don't know if you are Mr. Willis or if you're tied in with him, either way please be more discerning. Don't write or quote idiocy. If you do, cite your quoted sources. Don't be a part of the problem.