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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Darat
The question I have is "how" - especially when...

The question I have is "how" - especially when you think this lot can't keep track of 7 billion, or when they are having a party.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 01:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Darat
Well done. :D

Well done. :D
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts Today, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Darat
Thanks for the post - hadn't seen this story....

Thanks for the post - hadn't seen this story. Fascinating. I'll have to read further.
Forum: Trials and Errors Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 565
Posted By Darat
The article has been...

The article has been removed??http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/imagehosting/thum_162bb7417dccc9.jpg (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/vbimghost.php?do=displayimg&imgid=35607)
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Darat
I'm the same - I didn't want to see my country...

I'm the same - I didn't want to see my country broken up, now I think "good luck" to them as I can't think of any rational reason to stay anchored to the rest of the country now it has gone to the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
That's because it didn't exist until then! :)

That's because it didn't exist until then! :)
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
Breaches protocol 13, would that mean we are no...

Breaches protocol 13, would that mean we are no longer signed up to the ECHR?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
Sorry misunderstood your comment.

Sorry misunderstood your comment.
Forum: Trials and Errors 27th June 2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 565
Posted By Darat
We don't have lawyers the same way you do in the...

We don't have lawyers the same way you do in the USA, we have solicitors and barristers, the difference is that a barrister pleads cases in courts.

It appears she does have legal representation,...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
He's been caught doing it again?

He's been caught doing it again?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
But that's what is astonishing with this latest...

But that's what is astonishing with this latest episode. That he must be driven to somewhere where he can safely jog, and then driven back goes without saying, he is no matter how unlikely it seems...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 06:21 AM
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Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
Vouch for what?

Vouch for what?
Forum: Trials and Errors 27th June 2022, 06:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 565
Posted By Darat
It's complicated... But is another example...

It's complicated...

But is another example of how we now have the society the Conservatives always said they wanted. If you are poor you will not be able to take a case to court, or get legal...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
That still doesn't make sense. On past behaviour...

That still doesn't make sense. On past behaviour Wilf won't be living with Johnson for more than another couple of years at the most.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th June 2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 88,878
Posted By Darat
I think more akin to "political correctness",...

I think more akin to "political correctness", they used all the same whining and whinging about that - "oh he was fired because he was politically incorrect", "oh we can't have Christmas because it...
Forum: USA Politics 27th June 2022, 04:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,573
Posted By Darat
What on earth does it matter what they wanted?

What on earth does it matter what they wanted?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th June 2022, 04:27 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 4,829
Posted By Darat
There are well founded attempts to produce such...

There are well founded attempts to produce such abstractions. Have a read of https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2001893117 - as ever the science is often ahead of our "everyday" knowledge.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
And people wonder why I keep going on that it is...

And people wonder why I keep going on that it is all about headlines for him.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 02:18 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
If they were 2nd rate polytechnic then they...

If they were 2nd rate polytechnic then they became 2nd rate universities. But I disagree, I think it was right to strip away at least some of the classism and snobbery in the English & Welsh...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 216,057
Posted By Darat
It hurts even more when you realise he wouldn't...

It hurts even more when you realise he wouldn't understand why someone would think his statement was ironic.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th June 2022, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
Usually I'd say use Hanlon's razor, but in the...

Usually I'd say use Hanlon's razor, but in the case of the current lot I would say it is both stupidity and malice.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th June 2022, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
No different this time, don't forget his policy...

No different this time, don't forget his policy is to get good headlines, there will be no follow-up.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th June 2022, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
They need a new bogeyman now they've shot...

They need a new bogeyman now they've shot themselves in the foot with taking us out of the EU.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
Derail about Vixen's understanding of the HRA...

Derail about Vixen's understanding of the HRA moved to its own thread (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=359852). Please do not derail this thread, this is general thread...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 05:16 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,366
Posted By Darat
Sadly the police (and it isn't just the USA, we...

Sadly the police (and it isn't just the USA, we have terrible problems in the UK as well) do prove the adage of one bad apple spoils the barrel.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
Don't forget we had hardly any foodbanks under...

Don't forget we had hardly any foodbanks under Labour...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Darat
Obviously we can never know but his record with...

Obviously we can never know but his record with Apple wasn't all good. A lot of Apple's success was of course based on him, but so were a lot of their failings.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd June 2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 4,479
Posted By Darat
So why say it?

So why say it?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd June 2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 4,479
Posted By Darat
How do you know that?

How do you know that?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 08:05 AM
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Views: 10,374
Posted By Darat
"They **** you up, your mum and dad." - Philip...

"They **** you up, your mum and dad." - Philip Larkin - if it wasn't poetry, it would be about the best summary and advice going.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd June 2022, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
...who heard Priti Patel had made his flight...

...who heard Priti Patel had made his flight arrangements?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 02:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 901
Posted By Darat
A new school can be built to take into account...

A new school can be built to take into account the latest research in pedagogy, such things as curved corridors to reduce sightlines for shooters, firedoors used to isolate areas at the touch of a...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 23rd June 2022, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 64,281
Posted By Darat
42?

42?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 01:27 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 10,374
Posted By Darat
And if anyone should know how easy it is to get...

And if anyone should know how easy it is to get an underage girl pregnant it's her father!
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd June 2022, 01:19 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 4,479
Posted By Darat
Speak for yourself, the dead people I have known...

Speak for yourself, the dead people I have known still have influence on my life.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 88,878
Posted By Darat
If it is about online bullying what relevance...

If it is about online bullying what relevance does it have to the topic of this thread?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 23rd June 2022, 01:13 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,435
Posted By Darat
Perhaps try looking at what is going on in the...

Perhaps try looking at what is going on in the 21st century? Creationism being taught in UK schools has been very much on the agenda since academies were allowed. Religious schools have again...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 10,374
Posted By Darat
Let me make sure I am clear what you are saying...

Let me make sure I am clear what you are saying is that she wasn't bothered about being raped, she is only bothered about her income?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 64,132
Posted By Darat
Remember he has to appeal to his core...

Remember he has to appeal to his core conservative voters which are the older generations (such as mine :( )
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 22nd June 2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Darat
National incident declared over polio virus findings in London sewage

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2022/jun/22/polio-uk-public-health-officials-declare-national-incident-over-poliovirus

"....Public health officials have declared a national incident after...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 22nd June 2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,435
Posted By Darat
Are they - like to see the evidence for that...

Are they - like to see the evidence for that claim.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 22nd June 2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,435
Posted By Darat
Perhaps I should have mentioned it as the first...

Perhaps I should have mentioned it as the first part of my first post..... oh I did.... "..There are some valid criticisms of some of his proclamations ..."
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 22nd June 2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,435
Posted By Darat
There are some valid criticisms of some of his...

There are some valid criticisms of some of his proclamations but to me a lot of it seems to be "tall poppy syndrome" and what fuels that rather than valid criticism.

Plus of course the usual...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 88,878
Posted By Darat
But not in the one you claimed it did.

But not in the one you claimed it did.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 03:56 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,366
Posted By Darat
Sadly one bad apple spoils the whole barrel.

Sadly one bad apple spoils the whole barrel.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 10,374
Posted By Darat
It isn't a binary choice. The child could be...

It isn't a binary choice. The child could be better of not being raised by either the mother or the father - we don't have to choose between the lesser of two evils.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd June 2022, 02:52 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 4,479
Posted By Darat
Isn't that the case for slavers today as well?

Isn't that the case for slavers today as well?
Forum: Computers and the Internet 22nd June 2022, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 64,281
Posted By Darat
No that would be too helpful "my computer isn't...

No that would be too helpful "my computer isn't doing what it should do".
Forum: Computers and the Internet 22nd June 2022, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 64,281
Posted By Darat
Should have contacted the service desk to do it...

Should have contacted the service desk to do it...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 22nd June 2022, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Darat
Yeah, lots of people around me are getting it,...

Yeah, lots of people around me are getting it, often for the 2nd time, but seems as if the vaccinations are holding up and reducing the severity of symptoms. Looks like the loss of smell/taste was...
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