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The BBC and itís coverage of the Israel,Hamas war

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« Reply #20 on: November 10, 2023, 08:24:30 am »

....link doesn't work mate

He's a celebrity chef so I guess you were just posting a picture of his Humble Pie
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« Reply #21 on: November 10, 2023, 10:41:17 am »

This is typical Braverman style gaslighting that not only distorts the truth but actually is a catalyst for civil unrest and division - My understanding is the vast majority, who have demonstrated every weekend since this tragedy started have agreed to stay clear of the area and maintain a respectful approach.

Did you see the protest yesterday in Northampton - silent, very respectful and included a number of Jews in the gathering.

So what's your view on peaceful pro Palestine with an objective of ceasing the death toll of 10k plus civilians (Israeli and Arabs)

Instead of having such a polarised right wing view, perhaps try stepping in the other guys shoes or better still spend a couple of weeks in Gaza helping an aid agency then you might be qualified to comment on an immensely complex subject

You are not in a secure moral postion to criticise another posts view point when you subscribe to a left wing fantasies. Dont read his posts!
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« Reply #22 on: November 10, 2023, 11:27:22 am »

Personally, I don't think the protests should be happening this weekend. Not saying they shouldn't happen at all, just that there is a better time for them.

You just know there's going to be a load of Britain First type fýckwits who will turn up to "protect" the Armistice Day events and they will end up getting into bother with some of the more volatile protesters. It's got powder keg written all over it.
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« Reply #23 on: November 10, 2023, 14:04:21 pm »

Personally, I don't think the protests should be happening this weekend. Not saying they shouldn't happen at all, just that there is a better time for them.

You just know there's going to be a load of Britain First type fýckwits who will turn up to "protect" the Armistice Day events and they will end up getting into bother with some of the more volatile protesters. It's got powder keg written all over it.

I think a lot of people would agree with you on this - for me the weekend is about respect to the fallen, the end of hostilities and indeed the cost and folly of war so arguably the protest march is entirely appropriate. But you are right there are undoubtedly fractions on both sides who will use this as an opportunity to further hate or a simple excuse for confrontation so Iím a bit divided.
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« Reply #24 on: November 10, 2023, 14:12:37 pm »

You are not in a secure moral postion to criticise another posts view point when you subscribe to a left wing fantasies. Dont read his posts!

I read and will continue to read MannyĎs posts because he has a point of view - if I disagree IĎll express why in what I believe is in factual and polite manner - he is welcome to answer and discuss in the same spirit

Your question on the security of my moral position because some (but certainly not all) of my views are perceived as left of centre is completely irrelevant.
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« Reply #25 on: November 10, 2023, 16:37:50 pm »

Thatís what happens when you celebrate a win after a few Buckieís.

Ooh, have we had a win? I must have missed that as well.
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« Reply #26 on: November 10, 2023, 16:39:38 pm »

I read and will continue to read MannyĎs posts because he has a point of view - if I disagree IĎll express why in what I believe is in factual and polite manner - he is welcome to answer and discuss in the same spirit

Your question on the security of my moral position because some (but certainly not all) of my views are perceived as left of centre is completely irrelevant.

Hear, hear. We  have freedom of speech and democracy. People have fought and died to give us that right. We can still respect those we disagree with.
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« Reply #27 on: November 10, 2023, 17:45:52 pm »

Hear, hear. We  have freedom of speech and democracy. People have fought and died to give us that right. We can still respect those we disagree with.

Fully agree. Respect for those with a different opinion is what sets us apart from extremists and zealots. I just love it when people start shouting during a discussion, because you know you own them.
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« Reply #28 on: November 14, 2023, 21:01:29 pm »

Personally, I don't think the protests should be happening this weekend. Not saying they shouldn't happen at all, just that there is a better time for them.



ar·mis·tice
[ˈɑːmɪstɪs]
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an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce:


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« Reply #29 on: November 15, 2023, 06:11:35 am »

ar∑mis∑tice
[ˈɑːmɪstɪs]
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an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce:




Thank you. I'm already fully aware of the meaning of the word though and I still don't think it was an appropriate day. The protest detracted from what the day is supposed to represent and dominated the media coverage.

Meanwhile, I read this morning that a hospital is being stormed. However poignant some felt the timing of the march was, it was the equivalent of a fart in a hurricane and as such would have had an equal level of effect if held this coming weekend.
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« Reply #30 on: November 15, 2023, 19:47:13 pm »

There could not have been a more appropriate day to call for peace than a day designated to peace
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« Reply #31 on: November 15, 2023, 19:57:59 pm »

There could not have been a more appropriate day to call for peace than a day designated to peace

Agreed except for those on both sides calling for death to Jews/Muslims ( delete as appropriate)
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« Reply #32 on: November 15, 2023, 20:29:50 pm »

Agreed except for those on both sides calling for death to Jews/Muslims ( delete as appropriate)
Whoís calling for the death of Muslims?
Hamas are using Palestinians as human shields.
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