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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Darat
If Musk says it is so then it must be so!

If Musk says it is so then it must be so!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 53,664
Posted By Darat
Apparently in the past the advertiser (or the...

Apparently in the past the advertiser (or the booking agency) had a contact that they could talk to about these types of issues and then twitter had moderation staff to deal with it....

In the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 09:59 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
No. My mother is of her generation - both in...

No.

My mother is of her generation - both in their eighties and she (think I mentioned it earlier) was spitting feathers when someone tried to excuse it as an age thing.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 08:52 AM
Replies: 300
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Posted By Darat
Oh dear....

Oh dear....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 08:52 AM
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Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
My first flat was in Moss Side, top floor of one...

My first flat was in Moss Side, top floor of one the walkway blocks - thankfully long demolished, "white British" were not in the majority. (It was a different time - we didn't need to lock our doors...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 08:13 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
I also lived in London for 7 years, Ngozi...

I also lived in London for 7 years, Ngozi "presents" as being "as British" as any of my neighbours - including myself.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 08:01 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 46,578
Posted By Darat
Book about this on sale at Amazon at the moment: ...

Book about this on sale at Amazon at the moment:

Flying Blind: The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing - Kindle version 99p

"In this richly reported exposť, a journalist examines the...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 07:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 754
Posted By Darat
We're sort of having that discussion in t'other...

We're sort of having that discussion in t'other freewill thread and it seems to boil down to "no".
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
Is she not a British person?

Is she not a British person?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 07:14 AM
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Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
Doubt it - we (as the British in general) used to...

Doubt it - we (as the British in general) used to laugh at Philip's out and out racism - what a lark! Obviously this attitude was also what surrounded the dead queen, can't see any reason to think...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 07:10 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
FTFY

FTFY
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:16 AM
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Views: 125,261
Posted By Darat
This one doesn't seem as clear as some of the...

This one doesn't seem as clear as some of the other incidents. If the police saw someone outside a house shooting into the house that is of course going to raise alarm bells and I'd say being...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:12 AM
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Views: 125,261
Posted By Darat
Robocop - The Documentary!

Robocop - The Documentary!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:10 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
??? Seems unrelated to the post you quoted.

??? Seems unrelated to the post you quoted.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 03:33 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 2,721
Posted By Darat
See post 222.

See post 222.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 03:02 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 2,721
Posted By Darat
You don't seem to be addressing your confusion of...

You don't seem to be addressing your confusion of indeterministic with random?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 02:39 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
I've no idea what would be better for you, that's...

I've no idea what would be better for you, that's your call not mine. But probably best not to use fictional countries as an example of "the" African culture if you want to make a serious point.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 01:54 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
Certainly people like yourself who are trying to...

Certainly people like yourself who are trying to criticize someone for "cultural appropriation" need to know if that is the only example of "the" African culture they can think of.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 01:49 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
Trying to move those goalposts? (And the...

Trying to move those goalposts?

(And the Marvel movies aren't documentaries.)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 01:41 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
She was and is from mainland Britain.

She was and is from mainland Britain.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 01:41 AM
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Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
Have you manged to find "the" culture of Africa...

Have you manged to find "the" culture of Africa yet?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 01:40 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
Oh I know - showing how racism persists in the UK...

Oh I know - showing how racism persists in the UK is such an "ulterior motive".

Can you tell me how she made sure the person on the royal household side she spoke to was going to ask her racist...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 01:38 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
I am sure I have many "unconscious" (to allow...

I am sure I have many "unconscious" (to allow that silly folk language) biases however they have never caused anyone to spout out racist drivel at me.

How does that work?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 01:34 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 2,721
Posted By Darat
Random and indeterministic are different things.

Random and indeterministic are different things.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
"the" culture of Africa?

"the" culture of Africa?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 03:21 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
That watch looks Swiss to me, which part of...

That watch looks Swiss to me, which part of Switzerland was she presenting as?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 03:19 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
You mean that she presents herself with black...

You mean that she presents herself with black skin? :confused:
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 03:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 526
Posted By Darat
Out of curiosity why does it have a cockpit...

Out of curiosity why does it have a cockpit canopy that's see through? I presume that is for some advantage?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 02:58 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,347
Posted By Darat
My mother did the same!

My mother did the same!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
Nope, that's how it has always worked, the only...

Nope, that's how it has always worked, the only thing that has changed is that the eldest female can now be first in line.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 53,716
Posted By Darat
Oh dear, who will guard the guards....

Oh dear, who will guard the guards. https://news.sky.com/story/police-watchdog-chief-michael-lockwood-resigns-over-investigation-into-historic-allegation-12761213
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
Sadly that did not remove the racism from French...

Sadly that did not remove the racism from French society.. but happy to give it another go - you know a 2 out of three thing...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 3,416
Posted By Darat
Demonstrates the casual and unthinking racism at...

Demonstrates the casual and unthinking racism at the heart of the royal family. This is a woman who has spent decades being one of the closest people to the dead queen, there is no way this was...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
Do you want parents to be informed about their...

Do you want parents to be informed about their teenager having sex before they are given health advice and contraceptives?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd December 2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
I have been quite shocked to learn of some folk's...

I have been quite shocked to learn of some folk's mindset about this matter.

No one seems to dispute that teenagers will be having sex within their peer group without their parents knowledge and...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 3rd December 2022, 05:00 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,113
Posted By Darat
The rich and influential aren't limited to...

The rich and influential aren't limited to England.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,559
Posted By Darat
Sort of follow up pop-piece...

Sort of follow up pop-piece https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/dec/02/i-couldnt-pretend-any-more-readers-on-why-they-left-the-christian-faith
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 53,664
Posted By Darat
Given this: QAnon, white nationalists and hate...

Given this: QAnon, white nationalists and hate speech: Experts reveal how the floodgates opened on Elon Muskís Twitter...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 2nd December 2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 2,721
Posted By Darat
We know in principle that you can never do that,...

We know in principle that you can never do that, and yes we have empirical proof of that, see uncertainty principle (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncertainty_principle?wprov=sfti1)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
Looking into it the schools are not providing...

Looking into it the schools are not providing medical treatment nor advice outside their sex education curriculum.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
Personally I think sex is quite a distinctive and...

Personally I think sex is quite a distinctive and unique behaviour and therefore can be treated as its own thing. I see no reason why we have to have some general rule that covers all the stuff an 18...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
The choice is whether to provide sexually active...

The choice is whether to provide sexually active teenagers a path to contraceptives without their parents knowledge or not. You have chosen the option which puts the teenagers at additional risk.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
OK. Sadly that means you would rather sexually...

OK. Sadly that means you would rather sexually active teenagers not have a path to contraception. Personally I consider that the worse of the two evils.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 2nd December 2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 305,540
Posted By Darat
Update on the New Orleans Chapter 11 obscenity...

Update on the New Orleans Chapter 11 obscenity https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/dec/02/lawrence-eghabor-archbishop-gregory-aymond-new-orleans-sexual-harassment
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 03:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
Teenagers are going to have sex without their...

Teenagers are going to have sex without their parentsí knowledge, Iím assuming you agree with that?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 03:44 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
I thought your children were no longer teenagers?

I thought your children were no longer teenagers?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 03:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
I would say no one.

I would say no one.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 03:41 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
You have agreed that teenagers are going to have...

You have agreed that teenagers are going to have sex within their peer group without their parents knowing even under the age of consent.

Do you want teenagers having sex without their parents...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2022, 03:36 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,894
Posted By Darat
The world is anything but ideal, it is rare for...

The world is anything but ideal, it is rare for their ever to be perfect solution for everything.

If you accept that teenagers will have sex within their peer group (even when under the age of...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd December 2022, 02:51 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,514
Posted By Darat
If he wasn't rich (and we had good mental health...

If he wasn't rich (and we had good mental health services) he would be in an institution to have his obvious illness treated.
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