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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 11:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,285
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 Today, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 52,333
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 Musk’s Twitter...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 10:22 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,949
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 Today, 10:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
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 Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
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 Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
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 Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
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 Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 305,081
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 Today, 03:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
Teenagers are going to have sex without their...

Teenagers are going to have sex without their parents’ knowledge, I’m assuming you agree with that?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 03:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
I thought your children were no longer teenagers?

I thought your children were no longer teenagers?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 03:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
I would say no one.

I would say no one.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 03:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
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 Today, 03:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
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 Today, 02:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,191
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.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 52,333
Posted By Darat
They have seen that even with the huge number of...

They have seen that even with the huge number of users Twitter has managed to attract it is a marginal business, can't see them wanting to throw billions of dollars away trying to compete in an...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,320
Views: 260,275
Posted By Darat
Thought they were printed in Poland - just an...

Thought they were printed in Poland - just an aside the point is of course the same whichever country it was.

It did ensure that we lost jobs "up North" - hey levelling up Croatia (or Poland) is a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
Does not answer the question I asked you.

Does not answer the question I asked you.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
That is not an answer to the question I asked. ...

That is not an answer to the question I asked.



For those teenagers that for whatever reasons don't want their parents to know they are having sex is it better they have a way to access...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3,320
Views: 260,275
Posted By Darat
And took back control of our borders! No one...

And took back control of our borders!

No one ever promised to manage the borders competently.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 52,333
Posted By Darat
"No" is shorter.

"No" is shorter.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
Any chance we could keep to the topic of this...

Any chance we could keep to the topic of this thread which is not a hypothetical question? It is about policy that is in place in many countries.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
Been the case in the UK for decades - any sign of...

Been the case in the UK for decades - any sign of your slippery slope?

Quick question - do you think teenagers will be having sex within their peer group without parental knowledge?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:13 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
Who says they are not doing this?

Who says they are not doing this?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
Hang on a moment - is your claim that the schools...

Hang on a moment - is your claim that the schools are acting as medical professionals, I thought they were merely a gateway for the kids to access contraceptives? (Which of course includes condoms...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 52,333
Posted By Darat
Any evidence for this?

Any evidence for this?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:28 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 53,527
Posted By Darat
And this is where politicians do need to get...

And this is where politicians do need to get involved. We should not let a senior police officer get away with this type of mealy mouth lie and we should not let the police get away with being able...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 52,333
Posted By Darat
Which "liberal tears"?

Which "liberal tears"?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 02:12 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 30,827
Posted By Darat
Ignore covid and you could be describing the UK :(

Ignore covid and you could be describing the UK :(
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 30th November 2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,949
Posted By Darat
I would say there is no evidence that there is...

I would say there is no evidence that there is any purpose to reality, it simply is.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,285
Posted By Darat
I must have missed some younglings!

I must have missed some younglings!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,285
Posted By Darat
But that doesn't change what the census captures,...

But that doesn't change what the census captures, it is always "of its time".
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 30th November 2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,949
Posted By Darat
Why should there be any point to anything?

Why should there be any point to anything?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 52,333
Posted By Darat
For me it was this bit "He said that would...

For me it was this bit

"He said that would be best achieved by a direct meeting between Ms McSweeney and a senior member of HR in the organisation and that was something it wanted to do."

I...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,285
Posted By Darat
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 552
Posted By Darat
We also don't have a capitalist economy.

We also don't have a capitalist economy.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
I gathered it wasn't an objective piece of...

I gathered it wasn't an objective piece of reporting from the text!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
Do you disagree that teenagers will have sex...

Do you disagree that teenagers will have sex within their peer group without informing their parents?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,285
Posted By Darat
I'd agree as well. And since three of us agree it...

I'd agree as well. And since three of us agree it must be true!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,285
Posted By Darat
That silliness started over here - sorry it...

That silliness started over here - sorry it spread elsewhere. Thankfully it seems to have pretty much died a death now.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 05:52 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,285
Posted By Darat
:p

:p
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 05:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
Who is happy about it? Not even sure how...

Who is happy about it? Not even sure how happiness is meant to come into this.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 05:48 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
You must be replying to a different post than...

You must be replying to a different post than mine that you quoted as I've not posted anything like the argument you seem to think you are attacking.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darat
Teenagers are going to have sex with each other,...

Teenagers are going to have sex with each other, even under the age of consent, I would say many would not want their parents to know they are having sex, so c) isn't on the table for those kids, it...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th November 2022, 04:46 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 3,897
Posted By Darat
Yes it is as there is no such thing as the...

Yes it is as there is no such thing as the English government in the UK, and that's rather a major factual point.

(Plus Brexit was merely one data point - and we didn't vote on Brexit as...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 30th November 2022, 03:50 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,949
Posted By Darat
I can work with that - thanks.

I can work with that - thanks.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th November 2022, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 55,362
Posted By Darat
I joked in the Scottish Ref thread that "Of...

I joked in the Scottish Ref thread that "Of course by that time they will have to explain to the rUK nationals what schools were and that healthcare doesn't mean Widow Winter's Universal poultice."
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th November 2022, 03:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,285
Posted By Darat
No we aren't.

No we aren't.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th November 2022, 03:38 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 3,897
Posted By Darat
UK government.

UK government.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 30th November 2022, 03:37 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,949
Posted By Darat
You need to tell us what the real thing looks...

You need to tell us what the real thing looks like, in other words define freewill.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 30th November 2022, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By Darat
Headline: Alzheimer's drug lecanemab hailed as momentous breakthrough

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-63749586

What a nice piece of positive news -


I'm sure most of us older folk will know of family or friends that have been struck down by Alzheimer's....
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