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Welllllllllllllllllllll.
Naomi comments on Jul 25, 2019:
Hello. Thanks for managing the group. High Q adds a bit of colour to this site - that's all - although it is a little tiresome that his posts usually end up in bickering with others (often the same members). Ah well, still no harm done.
Theory of Aesthetic Mental Images.
Naomi comments on Jul 23, 2019:
Hello. Thanks for the post. Interesting. Some time ago, I came across the notion that humans are born with a "moral core". In other words, babies already have an innate sense of right and wrong even before they become influenced by their parents' beliefs, perceptions, principles, etc. https://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/12/us/baby-lab-morals-ac360/index.html
The Remnant Founding Spirit of America Needs THIS... [youtube.com]
Naomi comments on Jul 23, 2019:
Hello. He's wearing grey again! But with stripes on this occasion, so that's slight improvement. He would look good in pale pink or blue, I think. There's a lot of negativity generated in the UK, too. I'm a glass-half-full person by nature, but I find it hard to stay positive sometimes. We could do with a lot more positive thinking, wouldn't you say?.
Does India deserve foreign aid when they can afford this kind of project...?
Naomi comments on Jul 22, 2019:
Since I made this post, I found the following announcement on the UK government's website. A spin. Lol. UK aid to India: UK no longer gives money to Indian government Posted by: DFID Media Team, Posted on: 27 December 2018 The Sun reported in its Boxing Day edition that the UK government plans to provide £98 million in aid to India over a two-year period even though it is expected to become the world’s third biggest economy by 2030. The UK no longer gives any money to the Government of India. More than half of the projected £98 million will be invested in Indian enterprises, while the rest funds technical expertise. Together these help develop new markets, whist creating jobs for some of India’s poorest and marginalised people. At the same time, this will also help create jobs for UK businesses, and generate a return for the UK. This is a win for the UK and a win for India.
This interviewer [youtube.
Naomi comments on Jul 21, 2019:
Hello. Thanks for the post. What has walking around naked got to do with pride march, especially around small children? (Isn't it illegal in America?) I just don't get it.
Maybe the best single article I’ve ever read on the politics if the Israel/Arab divide and how it ...
Naomi comments on Jul 21, 2019:
Hello. I don't fully understand Israel/Arab divide and the US involvement - it's complicated, but I can't help thinking that Palestinian Christians are conveniently forgotten... Judeo-Christian is a term grouping Christianity and Judaism together. If Christianity and Judaism are supposed to go hand in hand, are the US government and the Israeli government doing anything together to help Palestinian Christians? https://www.opendoorsusa.org/christian-persecution/world-watch-list/palestinian-territories/
Has Tommy Robinson really been ATTACKED in jail?! - YouTube
Naomi comments on Jul 21, 2019:
Hi there. The article has been shared by the Prole Star (left-leaning press in the UK) and its readers are cheering, saying TR deserves it. This is the crowd that were outraged when someone threw an egg at Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party. Double standard.
Is this true, American folks?
Naomi comments on Jul 21, 2019:
How possible is it to exercise such a rule, I wonder... Do you think anyone in California would bother reporting to the authority because someone didn't address his/her brother/sister as "sibling"?
Statism vs. Socialism - Do You Know The Difference? [youtube.com]
Naomi comments on Jul 17, 2019:
Hello. Why not share this clip with other larger groups? I think it's important to know the difference.
“I love the outdoors. If I’m not indoors, that’s where you’ll find me”. (Bob Hope)
Naomi comments on Jul 16, 2019:
Hello. Wow, that's hot, no?! It makes news when it reaches 100F in England. Lol
Gut-wrenching dilemma - What would you have done if you were her?
Naomi comments on Jul 16, 2019:
Hello and thanks ever so much for your inputs. I think this is a terrible situation for any mother to be in, yet this is not unique in any war situation. What would I have done if I were in her position? The article doesn't tell the whole story, so I don't know, but seeking Asylum for the mother and her children may be the best option, provided that the mother wants to keep the children with her. I also think the adoption of the children into a family in a safe country/region is a good practical option if that has to be the case (I would consider adopting them if I was financially well off). I fear that the mother will not be fully accepted by the Yazidi community although she is back with her parents and brother. Even in the West, rape victims are often seen as something filthy, with the notion that it was somehow their fault that they were raped, and I would imagine that this perspective is even stronger in a small, traditional community like Yazidi tribe. I fear that the mother will be branded and her pain and suffering may have to continue. It is all to do with war/fighting in the first place in my opinion. In my simple head, family is a small unit of people who live together in a certain way. This certain way of living may be based on family tradition, religious belief, culture, etc. and may evolve as the old generation go and are replaced by the younger generation, which is only a natural process. But when an external force suddenly and brutally destroy their way of living, causing a lot of pain and suffering, it is impossible to restore it to what it used to be because they can't pretend as if nothing has happened. I would imagine being in a war situation is like that but in much bigger scale. I don't see being told stories like this as virtue-signaling; I would rather know stories like this so that I can see things in the right perspective. I can make sure that I have a steady life so that I can help others. It's upsetting and frustrating - I wish I was a superhero so that I can save the world.
I’m posting this without comment just because it’s $&@“ing fascinating.
Naomi comments on Jul 15, 2019:
Hello. Vietnamese in several states - wow! The population of Vietnamese immigrants must've grown a lot since the end of the Vietnam War.
So wrong, I loved Larry, Moe and Curley...
Naomi comments on Jul 14, 2019:
Hello. Am I right in thinking that Maxine Waters is known as Wicked Witch of the West with the low IQ?
Libertarians' Biggest Failure: Denial of Ayn Rand's Morality [youtube.com]
Naomi comments on Jul 14, 2019:
Hello. An interesting view. Voices of people like him should be heard more so as to match the left and right-wing views.
Ezra Levant challenges Pakistan's Foreign Minister over Twitter censorship - YouTube
Naomi comments on Jul 12, 2019:
This is shocking. 😠
Fireside Chat Ep.
Naomi comments on Jul 12, 2019:
Hello. This is slightly off the topic (sorry), but I was wondering... What will happen in America if someone, say aged 35, is diagnosed with cancer but is too poor to pay for any medical treatment including drugs that may be needed for the rest of his/her life? Thanks for your help.
Katie reports from the trial of Tommy Robinson - YouTube
Naomi comments on Jul 12, 2019:
Hello. Thanks for all the updates. The UK establishment is corrupt (and let's face it, which government isn't corrupt). As much as I disagree wit the verdict, I can't help wondering if it would've been different if TR didn't have a criminal record. I believe that one's past convictions are taken into account by the court, and it seems that TR's criminal record gave ammunition to the court, in which case it is very regrettable. I fear for his life.
And here’s Jason Statham, the godfather of the Bottle Top Challenge [youtube.com]
Naomi comments on Jul 12, 2019:
Amazing!
Trump Fans and Bernie Fans...Just How Different are They? [youtube.com]
Naomi comments on Jul 11, 2019:
Hello. An interesting observation on the right and the left, and I agree with him. While YB says he hates both sides equally, which political party does he support?
Tommy Robinson Seeks Political Asylum in the U.S. - YouTube
Naomi comments on Jul 11, 2019:
Today is the day... 😰😨
'Scarecrow' statue of Melania Trump unveiled in Slovenia to mixed reviews | US news | The Guardian
Naomi comments on Jul 11, 2019:
Hello. Look at her face... challenging Picasso or something. At least she's helping attract more tourists and boost the local economy. Can't be a bad thing.
Free speech dies when people start to hide.
Naomi comments on Jul 11, 2019:
Hello. It's hard to earn mutual trust and loyalty thereby establishing a good relationship between the employer and the worker, don't you think?
This is evil !! A Church of England vicar has been scrutinized for hosting a celebration in ...
Naomi comments on Jul 8, 2019:
Welcome to England! The people in Britain are brilliant at keeping their sanity. 😆😅😂🤣
Not sure whether to laugh or cry.
Naomi comments on Jul 7, 2019:
Hello. I see what you mean. 😂
Alarming Similarities of Conservatives and Imams [youtube.com]
Naomi comments on Jul 6, 2019:
Hello. This is an interesting piece. Thanks for sharing. Some time ago, I found the article below, according to which Reagan is responsible for establishing the association between Christianity and Conservatism. (In the UK, Thatcher also championed neoliberalism and had a go at claiming Christianity for Conservatism.) One of Jeremy Corbyn’s first duties after his re-election as leader of the Labour Party in September 2016 was an appearance at the Sunday morning service organised by Christians on the Left, at an evangelical Anglican church near the conference venue in Liverpool. The worshippers who had gathered that morning gave Corbyn a warm reception and vocal support as he described the “fundamental tenets of Christianity” as being “social justice”, “sharing” and “compassion”. If the idea of such a scene seems strange, it is probably because we more readily associate Christianity with conservatism and the political right. We are much more familiar with the Religious Right of the United States, a coalition of evangelical Christians and conservative Republicans which dates back to Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaign. Such is the bond forged between these two groups that every Republican presidential candidate since Reagan has gained the support of a majority of white evangelicals. Yet this link serves to obscure a long and genuine tradition of left-wing Christianity, one which cuts across national and denominational boundaries, from the Roman Catholic liberation theology of Latin America, to the “red-letter” evangelicalism of the United States, to the Christian Socialism of the UK. I became curious about this association when I became aware that there is such thing as Christian Socialism in the UK.
To my fellow Americans in this group.
Naomi comments on Jul 4, 2019:
Best wishes from the UK. Have a lovely day. xxx
Celebrating Independence!
Naomi comments on Jul 4, 2019:
Best wishes from England. Have a lovely day. xxx
I deeply appreciate other countries in the Anglosphere, but I love America
Naomi comments on Jul 4, 2019:
Have a great day!
Interesting .
Naomi comments on Jul 4, 2019:
Hello. I have to wonder what is supposed to happen once the signed agreement ends... All the protests going on right now will have to come to an end in vain, no?
Happy Independence Day - Tommy Robinsons Documentary Panodrama - An Expose of Fake News BBC - This ...
Naomi comments on Jul 4, 2019:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qdTG9AyAno
Equality I used to think that a lot of the problems in our lives, and in society in general, ...
Naomi comments on Jul 4, 2019:
Hello. That is exactly my sentiment.
UK Police do NOT have a DUTY OF CARE. - YouTube
Naomi comments on Jul 3, 2019:
Hello. The UK police do have a duty of care, but the scope of police duty of care is complicated. Here is how Supreme Court clarifies scope of police duty of care with regard to Robinson's case. https://blog.6kbw.com/posts/caparo-resisted-supreme-court-clarifies-scope-police-duty-care
I don't know Hal Turner and don't know if this is true.
Naomi comments on Jul 3, 2019:
Update: https://www.bitchute.com/video/0T39EVq1rVNM/
What is happening in Hong Kong makes me so fucking angry I can hardly think.
Naomi comments on Jul 2, 2019:
Hello. The fact I know is that Thatcher and Zhao Ziyang signed the convention committing Britain to return Hong Kong to China in 1997 in return for terms "guaranteeing a 50-year extension of its capitalist system" (until 2047). I would ask what is supposed to happen when the contract ends...
Not Islamic and don't understand much about it, but do understand why this woman is mad about people...
Naomi comments on Jul 2, 2019:
It must be very hard for Iranians like this lady, who grew up in a secular society before the Iranian Revolution that included the overthrow of the last monarch of Iran, to see how their homeland has been changed. Sharia courts are allowed by the British government and I think it is wrong (it does not mean I hate Muslims as collective). I believe in integration and I also believe that "When in Rome, do what Romans do" is a key element of integration.
ANTIFA mob viciously assaults journalist Andy Ngo at Portland rally... [reason.com]
Naomi comments on Jul 1, 2019:
Hello. This news traveled to the UK. While there is no excuse for violently attacking Ngo, or anyone for that matter, it is hard to see from outside the US who is telling the truth, some are defending Ngo and others are absolutely against him. I found this post on FB, for example.https://www.facebook.com/arun.gupta.75054689/posts/10156631318012568 Plus, is it true that the streets of Portland are practically controlled by Antifa and when the attack happened, the police stood down?
A traditional marriage advocate who has been raised by lesbian parents
Naomi comments on Jun 30, 2019:
I don't care about other people's sexuality, but I am bothered when children are expected to conform to the ideology supported by the adults they love... For example, I think it is terrible when women join slutwalk marches with their children.
When Ayn Rand collected Social Security and Medicare [openculture.com]
Naomi comments on Jun 30, 2019:
Hello. A good article. I guess everything is relative and there is no absolute right or wrong, and Rand learned that hard way. Poignant. Thanks for sharing the article.
Coronation Anthem: [youtube.com]
Naomi comments on Jun 29, 2019:
👏 👏 👏
The true story of George Stinney Junior, a 14 year old African American boy - the youngest person to...
Naomi comments on Jun 28, 2019:
So far, I have the following words in my head and am having a debate (Naomi vs. Naomi) based on them: Human right to live Errors in the justice system (execution of the innocent) Biased verdicts Retribution Vengeance Deterrence of future serious crimes People who cannot be responsible for their own actions (insane people) Absolute power of authority to decide whether one shall or shall not die Expense
Shame, shame, shame! Yemen – this is Britain’s war, too - spiked
Naomi comments on Jun 26, 2019:
The Yemen conflict has its roots in the Arab Spring of 2011, when an uprising forced the country's long-time authoritarian president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, to hand over power to his deputy, Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi. The political transition was supposed to bring stability to Yemen, one of the Middle East's poorest nations, but President Hadi struggled to deal with various problems including militant attacks, corruption, food insecurity, and continuing loyalty of many military officers to Saleh. Fighting began in 2014 when the Houthi Shia Muslim rebel movement took advantage of the new president's weakness and seized control of northern Saada province and neighbouring areas. The Houthis went on to take the capital Sanaa, forcing Mr Hadi into exile abroad. The conflict escalated dramatically in March 2015, when Saudi Arabia and eight other mostly Sunni Arab states - backed by the US, UK, and France - began air strikes against the Houthis, with the declared aim of restoring Mr Hadi's government. The UK sells arms to Saudi Arabia so that Saudi Arabia can bomb Yemen. As usual, ordinary civilians, including children, have been caught up in all this.
Trump administration lawyer defends inhumane conditions for kidnapped migrant children.
Naomi comments on Jun 25, 2019:
Hello. Why has this been allowed to continue in the US so long? There must be law concerning the welfare of children, no? (I'm obviously showing my ignorance, here - sorry.)
‘We need a rational left’ (who is liked by conservatives :))
Naomi comments on Jun 24, 2019:
This is a rather confusing statement BW makes, I know. But when a true leftist like him speaks, it make as good sense as when a true conservative, like Sir Roger, speaks.
What is going on in America? - YouTube
Naomi comments on Jun 23, 2019:
Hello. I can see where he is coming from. He would be taken more seriously if he didn't swear so much... Tommy Robinson doesn't swear in his videos.
Apparently UK state policy is that that there are more than two genders.
Naomi comments on Jun 21, 2019:
Hello Ed. UK law only recognises male and female genders.
What Hong Kong’s protests look like from inside China - YouTube
Naomi comments on Jun 20, 2019:
Hello. It is hard to know exactly what is going on between Hong Kong and China. The fact I know is that Thatcher and Zhao Ziyang signed the convention committing Britain to return Hong Kong to China in 1997 in return for terms "guaranteeing a 50-year extension of its capitalist system" (until 2047). It is a contract; it is a legal document, and it looks like China is breaching the contract by gradually eroding Hong Kong, moulding it into the same shape as the other cities in China. China is a UN member but so far the UN seems quiet, so does the British government...
Netflix’s The Edge of Democracy: The slide from democracy to authoritarianism - Vox
Naomi comments on Jun 20, 2019:
Hello. I'll be interested in watching it. “Democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.” ― Winston Churchill
I came across the statement that Islamophobia and antisemitism are words that prevent the criticism ...
Naomi comments on Jun 19, 2019:
Wherever you live, if you're not affected by -phobias and -isms so that you still feel free to criticize people who are in certain categories, I think that's a good thing. I think it is a problem that certain groups of people cannot take criticism well, and when these terms are used as political weapons, it promotes censorship (and self-censorship). I don't think it's healthy.
The Only Solution to Culture [youtube.com]
Naomi comments on Jun 18, 2019:
Hello. With regard to art, I find the concept of aesthetics in Japan unique. Art is very much an integral part of life, isn't it?.
World population growth is expected to nearly stop by 2100 | Pew Research Center
Naomi comments on Jun 18, 2019:
Hello. Interesting stats. "The global fertility rate is expected to be 1.9 births per woman by 2100, down from 2.5 today." These numbers made me chuckle - How can a woman have 1.9 or 2.5 children? Like one child with a whole body and another one has just half a body. I wonder how they take into account the fact that people move around the world a lot nowadays; people immigrate and emigrate.
Light on tweed
Naomi comments on Jun 18, 2019:
I like the second one. Is that you?
Ok here is a interesting thought
Naomi comments on Jun 17, 2019:
And we will live happily eve after.
Speak of the Devil: How Demonizing "Whiteness" Spreads White Nationalism | Bret Weinstein - YouTube
Naomi comments on Jun 17, 2019:
Neither side wants this.
How to Access NASA's Media Library of Videos and Images For Free [lifehacker.com]
Naomi comments on Jun 17, 2019:
Hello. Thanks for sharing this. I saved it on my device.
Do you think it's bad if one is not patriotic?
Naomi comments on Jun 15, 2019:
Thanks eve so much everyone. Many different views have been presented. Very interesting! I'm afraid I cannot say I'm patriotic. I've lived in my home country and have been living in England for the same number of years. My mother and brothers are still in my home country and my own family are in England. I am devoted to them all but I'm not sure if my devotion extends to either country if that's what patriotism is. If war breaks out between the countries, I will be absolutely torn apart. My uncle was an anti-war activist when he was a young man. He drank a whole bottle of vinegar and made himself sick so that he didn't have to join the services. He was heavily criticised and was called a coward and traitor, but he was sticking to his principle and refused to take part in the war. I'm not sure if he was arrested. What he did was silly, of course, as if his action could've changed anything. Maybe he was so young and naive that he thought he and his fellow activists could stop the war, hold their nation together and change the world. While others thought he was unpatriotic, he actually loved his country very much. He just had a different way to express his devotion to his homeland. That's what my father (my uncle's brother) told me. Patriotism is a peculiar thing, I think. Your inputs certainly encourage me to think more about it and I might make a relevant post. Again, thanks ever so much!
Do you think it's bad if one is not patriotic?
Naomi comments on Jun 15, 2019:
Cor blimey! I only asked a simple question (I was just wondering as usual) and look how many responses I've got - thanks ever so much. So, we all seem to agree that patriotism should be separated from loyalty and obedience to the government in that "Mindless patriotism is a blank check to tyrants." as 10thgeneration put it. When referring patriotism to love, devotion, loyalty etc. to one's nation, this rather abstract and emotional attachment seems to stem from love, devotion, loyalty, etc., to one's family, community, etc., which are supposedly core constituents of one's nation.There is a strong sense of togetherness, belongingness, community spirit, unity, etc., coming from the thread. Meanwhile, we can't emphasize enough how important individual liberty and rights are; we value them and we want to protect them. Say "live & let live" type of people (individualists - is that what they're called?), and/or those who place their support and devotion in their religious faith and do not lend themselves to patriotism in an Earthly kingdom (as RobBlair put it), get together, temporarily, in order to achieve a common goal because they can all benefit from it, but once the goal has been reached, they go separate ways, go back to their own individual lives and have nothing to do with each other. Would you say that is a wrong attitude towards holding society/nation together? Would you say that's bad because that's unpatriotic?
In an attempt to expose academic fields corrupted by postmodern ideology
Naomi comments on Jun 13, 2019:
These people are left-wing people (BW publicly says he is "progressive left") who are fighting against postmodernism as hard as right-wing people who wish to conserve the norm. I believe there are many problems the left and the right can solve together through cooperation.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan was in Iran trying to defuse tensions in the area.
Naomi comments on Jun 13, 2019:
Intriguing.
The Meaning of Trump [english.stackexchange.com]
Naomi comments on Jun 12, 2019:
That's British English all right.
650 PAGE list of White people attacked and murdered in South Africa since 1994.
Naomi comments on Jun 12, 2019:
Hello. Are there any black farmers who have been killed due to land reforming?
Just had Facebook remove a post I made My first time, and it is about the ketogenic diet in a diet ...
Naomi comments on Jun 12, 2019:
Hello. Algorithms are a tricky thing, I think.
National Review: Elites Above the Law [nationalreview.com]
Naomi comments on Jun 11, 2019:
It is interesting to observe from outside the US. Never thought the FBI could be so politically biased.
President tweets about conservative voices needing to be returned to Twitter Well, he needs to add ...
Naomi comments on Jun 10, 2019:
Hello. That'll be great!
There is too much "me me me" and not enough "us" for my liking.
Naomi comments on Jun 9, 2019:
I realise that communitarianism is not widely known; I should've explained. So, here is a quick introduction to communitarianism. It is an idea that connects individuals and community. It should not be confused with collectivism; collectivism employs a top down approach whereas communitarianism employs a bottom up approach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKA4JjkiU4A
I have just written an article on medium about my experience of the leftist bias of university and ...
Naomi comments on Jun 9, 2019:
Hello. I wish I had writing skills like yours. I read your article and I'm gonna have to go away and think about it. In the meantime, I came across the following article some time ago (someone posted it here) - food for thought. https://quillette.com/2019/05/24/how-the-idw-can-avoid-the-tribalist-pull/
Anyone know whats up with Julian Assange? (What a sick reward for all his accurate wirk)
Naomi comments on Jun 8, 2019:
Hello. This one has just come through. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0UEv7C8Bco
When English is your second language.
Naomi comments on Jun 7, 2019:
"Are you boring?" instead of "Are you bored?" "I'm interesting." instead of "I'm interested." English is not my mother tongue, and I make mistakes like these all the time. Lol
[youtu.be]
Naomi comments on Jun 6, 2019:
Cool.
[youtube.com] The Greatest Generation.
Naomi comments on Jun 6, 2019:
It seems appropriate to watch Band of Brothers tonight. It's been shown on TV every Thursday in the UK. (And I've got a box set - a great series.)
I've come across this question recently: If our purpose is just to enjoy our material self then ...
Naomi comments on Jun 5, 2019:
I guess different people define "higher purpose" differently. If the purpose of being is as basic as reproduction and survival, like any animals, "higher purpose" must be exclusive to humans and it may be about fulfilling one's life. How would one fulfill one's life, though...?
The legalisation of abortion infuriates many people because abortion means killing lives.
Naomi comments on Jun 4, 2019:
Proverbs 12:10 “Whoever is righteous has regard for the life of his beast, but the mercy of the wicked is cruel.” My focus is on "common practice of euthanasia in healthy unwanted pets".I've been thinking about this, and I think it's wrong. (Similarly, I think "abortion of healthy unwanted fetus" is wrong.) I think euthanasia only treats symptoms and not the causes of the symptoms. The primary problem of overpopulation needs to be addressed and euthanasia should be the very last resort. In my opinion, to say that healthy pets have to be put down because no one wants them or because animal shelters are overcrowded is lazy rationalisation. Animal rights are defined, by WSAVA (the World Small Animal Veterinary Association), as rights to have their inherent worth respected and rights to life and liberty. We seem to constantly violate these rights and rationalise euthanasia. I think there are a few ways that could be tried to address the problem of overpopulation; if one animal shelter is overcrowded, another shelter could cover for it; they can build a network among themselves. Or, they can find volunteers who can provide foster homes. Perhaps, local authorities can run programs to vaccinate and neuter stray dogs to control diseases and population. Educating pet owners is also important.
The legalisation of abortion infuriates many people because abortion means killing lives.
Naomi comments on Jun 4, 2019:
"Animals accorded same rights as humans in Indian state" Interesting in that a generally known as a third-world country has a rather sophisticated view about animal welfare. . https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/05/animals-accorded-rights-humans-indian-national-park/
It’s been a while. I have a bit of a block.
Naomi comments on Jun 3, 2019:
Hello. That's mazing!
LIVE! Trump protests held in London during U.S. president's state visit | LIVE - YouTube
Naomi comments on Jun 3, 2019:
I find it irritating that Jeremy Corbyn is encouraging protesters. He is the leader of the opposition party for goodness sake. He disagrees with Trump - fine, then he should invite Trump to have a proper dialogue instead of picking up a placard and join the protesters. He is so not statesman-like. London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, is just as bad, I think; he calls Trump a fascist. JC and SK declined the Queen's invitation to dinner. She made an effort to be diplomatic, I think. Frustrating.
I think she's doing the right thing here, because the more I see her naked the better I feel about ...
Naomi comments on Jun 3, 2019:
I dare say she is a copy cat. Lol https://www.express.co.uk/videos/5999903558001/Brexit-Professor-stages-NAKED-protest-to-oppose-Brexit
FDD Aligned with State Department to Attack Supporters of Iran Diplomacy – LobeLog
Naomi comments on Jun 3, 2019:
'Adelson publicly proposed the U.S. launch a preventive nuclear attack on Iran, targeting the desert, and threaten to launch a second nuclear weapon at Tehran if Iran didn’t abandon its nuclear program.' Shocking!
How do you respond to someone that is against Trump because he will not start a world war?
Naomi comments on Jun 2, 2019:
Who is wishing Trump to start a war, some people in America? The US is the only country that actually used nuclear weapons (atomic bombs). Are some people supporting the use of nuclear weapons, saying that it is a necessary evil? It's hard to believe...
How do you respond to someone that is against Trump because he will not start a world war?
Naomi comments on Jun 2, 2019:
Not quite sure if I understand the question correctly. Are there people who wish Trump to start a world war?
Nordstroms, a US retailer, happily sells "The future is female" T-shirts [shop.
Naomi comments on Jun 1, 2019:
Hello. Look how much attention these T-shirts are attracting. Clever marketing, no? They're just T-shirts with slogans to me. Or does the seller have a political agenda or something? Then, I'd better be careful not to sleepwalk into it...
What do you think about this innocently presented book?
Naomi comments on Jun 1, 2019:
I think that "slightly inappropriate" children's books such as this should exist purely for a laugh.If a child was young enough not to know the alternative meaning of beaver when the story was read to him or her, and grew old enough to finally realise its alternative meaning and therefore found hilarious, that would be a great way to appreciate such a sense of humour. (though I do realise that this kind of humour is not everyone's cup of tea). I hope that such books will never become politicised or used for any insidious purposes. Some people are worried, quite rightly, that such books may be used by paedophiles for example, but then it is surely our responsibility as adults to protect children from such individuals and not blaming the books, wouldn't you say? Thank you for visiting this post.
What do you think about this innocently presented book?
Naomi comments on May 31, 2019:
Some information about the author and the illustrator. http://www.reacharoundbooks.com/about.php
Why do people seem to love war more than peace?
Naomi comments on May 31, 2019:
Do you think being territorial is human nature...?
[link.medium.com] Assange is reportedly gravely ill
Naomi comments on May 30, 2019:
Cruel...
Allah is Satan - The Straight Way [thestraightway.org]
Naomi comments on May 30, 2019:
"Qur’an 1:1 indicates that Muslims worship the god of this world who is Satan who is known as the best deceiver and who leads people astray." Does Qur'an 1:1 refer to Qur'an Chapter 1 Verse 1? If so... Chapter 1, Verse 1: بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِ Transliteration: “Bismi Allahi arrahmani arraheem” Translation: “In the name of Allah , the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.” No mention of Satan... I'm confused...
How the IDW Can Avoid the Tribalist Pull - Quillette
Naomi comments on May 28, 2019:
Hello. A good observation/analysis of the IDW, including the tendency of demonising opposite views, which I witness here often. Thanks for the article.
"I'm a far-left Christian activist - like Jesus Christ.
Naomi comments on May 28, 2019:
Reagan, according to the piece of information below, is responsible for establishing the association between Christianity and conservatism. Interesting. One of Jeremy Corbyn’s first duties after his re-election as leader of the Labour Party in September 2016 was an appearance at the Sunday morning service organised by Christians on the Left, at an evangelical Anglican church near the conference venue in Liverpool. The worshippers who had gathered that morning gave Corbyn a warm reception and vocal support as he described the “fundamental tenets of Christianity” as being “social justice”, “sharing” and “compassion”. If the idea of such a scene seems strange, it is probably because we more readily associate Christianity with conservatism and the political right. We are much more familiar with the Religious Right of the United States, a coalition of evangelical Christians and conservative Republicans which dates back to Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaign. Such is the bond forged between these two groups that every Republican presidential candidate since Reagan has gained the support of a majority of white evangelicals. Yet this link serves to obscure a long and genuine tradition of left-wing Christianity, one which cuts across national and denominational boundaries, from the Roman Catholic liberation theology of Latin America, to the “red-letter” evangelicalism of the United States, to the Christian Socialism of the UK.
Income redistribution, the welfare state, social safety net, government forced charity.
Naomi comments on May 27, 2019:
Hello. I can't vote black and white like that. How about military forces? We surely have to support them collectively, i.e. by paying tax towards them, no?
The abortion industry has a social media campaign called "Shout Your Abortion.
Naomi comments on May 26, 2019:
Hello again. Talking of abortion in reference to "industry" here, it reminded me that someone posted this article a few days ago and I kept it. I find it very interesting: https://www.history.com/news/the-criminalization-of-abortion-began-as-a-business-tactic
The abortion industry has a social media campaign called "Shout Your Abortion.
Naomi comments on May 26, 2019:
Hello. Abortion without "sadness, shame or regret" - that's fine, if that's their perspective, but why do they have to shout about it publicly? - that's the bit I don't understand. It's not that I've ever had an abortion myself, but having a baby, including conceiving, pregnancy, giving birth and, even abortion under unfortunate circumstances, is a very private matter to me. Why would I want the entire world to know about my private life...? Whether pro-life or pro-abortion, imposing one's morality on the other is questionable, I think. In the case of total ban on abortion, I would imagine that some women take the risk and have illegal abortions secretly...
Borderless 2019 - Lauren Southern's deleted video - YouTube
Naomi comments on May 25, 2019:
Just watched it. Very balanced. Nothing contentious. Don't know why it was censored by YouTube.
I follow Imam Tawihdi on Instagram I think it is one of the only places he has not been ban from ...
Naomi comments on May 25, 2019:
He's on FB; I've been following him there.
Do you think there should be a place for "silence" within "freedom of speech"?
Naomi comments on May 25, 2019:
I posted this comment elsewhere, but still... I think that freedom of silence is a concept which is less well understood than freedom of speech."The right to remain silent" (legal protection of silence) is very familiar to us, but I would like to make a distinction between "the right to remain silence" and "freedom of silence". Although my question does not necessarily pertain to the legal aspect of it, here is an example of how "freedom of silence" is legally protected in India, in a very different way from "the right to remain silent". The contributor of the example says: I am going to give one of the best examples of Freedom of Silence in India. The judgement regarding the case (to be discussed later) is considered as one of the most important judgement given by Supreme Court of India ever. Freedom of Speech- Constitution of India. Freedom of speech is one of the six fundamental rights conferred to the citizens of India under Part III of the Constitution. It is one of the most important aspects in the hierarchy of personal liberties provided under Article 19 to Article 22 of the Indian Constitution.But this right is subject to limitations imposed under Article 19(2).Freedom of speech also includes the right to silence. The Constitution of India guarantees every person right against self incrimination under Article 20 (3): "No person accused of any offence shall be compelled to be a witness against himself". ... It is not clear if the accused can exercise his right to silence during interrogation by public servants. Freedom of Silence- National Anthem case. In this case, three children belonging to Jehovah’s witnesses were expelled from the school for refusing to sing the national anthem, although they stood respectfully when the same was being sung. They challenged the validity of their expulsion before the Kerala High Court which upheld the expulsion as valid and on the ground that it was their fundamental duty to sing the national anthem. On appeal, the Supreme Court held that the students did not commit any offence under the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971. Also, there was no law under which their fundamental right under Article 19(1)(a ) could be curtailed. Accordingly, it was held that the children’s expulsion from the school was a violation of their fundamental right under Article 19(1)(a ), which also includes the freedom of silence. Again, I think that "freedom of silence" is a concept which is less well understood than "freedom of speech".
Do you think there should be a place for "silence" within "freedom of speech"?
Naomi comments on May 25, 2019:
I think that freedom of silence is a concept which is less well understood than freedom of speech."The right to remain silent" (legal protection of silence) is very familiar to us, but I would like to make a distinction between "the right to remain silence" and "freedom of silence". Although my question does not necessarily pertain to the legal aspect of it, here is an example of how "freedom of silence" is legally protected in India, in a very different way from "the right to remain silent". The contributor of the example says: I am going to give one of the best example of Freedom of Silence in India. The judgement regarding the case (to be discussed later) is considered as one of the most important judgement given by Supreme Court of India ever. Freedom of Speech- Constitution of India. Freedom of speech is one of the six fundamental rights conferred to the citizens of India under Part III of the Constitution. It is one of the most important aspects in the hierarchy of personal liberties provided under Article 19 to Article 22 of the Indian Constitution.But this right is subject to limitations imposed under Article 19(2).Freedom of speech also includes the right to silence. The Constitution of India guarantees every person right against self incrimination under Article 20 (3): "No person accused of any offence shall be compelled to be a witness against himself". ... It is not clear if the accused can exercise his right to silence during interrogation by public servants. Freedom of Silence- National Anthem case. In this case, three children belonging to Jehovah’s witnesses were expelled from the school for refusing to sing the national anthem, although they stood respectfully when the same was being sung. They challenged the validity of their expulsion before the Kerala High Court which upheld the expulsion as valid and on the ground that it was their fundamental duty to sing the national anthem. On appeal, the Supreme Court held that the students did not commit any offence under the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971. Also, there was no law under which their fundamental right under Article 19(1)(a ) could be curtailed. Accordingly, it was held that the children’s expulsion from the school was a violation of their fundamental right under Article 19(1)(a ), which also includes the freedom of silence. In the above example, silence was exercised as an expression of freedom; a spontaneous action, to preserve one's personal belief, which makes silence a positive tool of communication rather than being passive. Again, I think that "freedom of silence" is a concept which is less well understood than "freedom of speech". It should be that speech and silence are opposites but equally strong on the same spectrum of ...
How the mysterious dark web is going mainstream / Jamie Barnett From 3 years ago ...
Naomi comments on May 24, 2019:
Hello. So, he's been giving away tips as to how to become successful in the underworld for three years. Lol. On a serious note, he makes a good point. It is also worrying...
Om mane padme hum
Naomi comments on May 23, 2019:
"Transform your impure body, speech and mind into the pure body, speech and mind of a Buddha.” Well hard.
I joined this group for one reason.
Naomi comments on May 23, 2019:
Welcome! X
A massive asteroid with its own moon trailing behind will pass by Earth this weekend ...
Naomi comments on May 23, 2019:
Wow, I wish I had a telescope!
Brexit turns on itself as a Twitter meltdown breaches containment. [youtube.com]
Naomi comments on May 23, 2019:
Brexitiers vs Remainers. Both sides are full of rhetoric - tiresome. Throwing milkshake at politicians is the latest in the UK.
Pro lifers are the biggest hypocrites.
Naomi comments on May 22, 2019:
Hello. I must admit that I don't like the use of emotive words like "kill", "murder", etc. Emotive words are not helpful when trying to have a discussion in a calm, civil manner. Anyway, it was a long time ago, but I watched a documentary in which a lady was carrying a fetus with a severely underdeveloped heart. The doctor who examined the fetus concluded that there was 0 chance of survival outside the womb. Against the doctor's advice, i.e., an early-stage abortion, the lady decided to keep the fetus. When the baby was born, barely alive, the doctor of course had a duty to save its life. A rather aggressive procedure was carried out on the baby, all in vain. A couple of hours later, the baby died. I shed a few tears. I was sad and angry at the same time. I thought it was very cruel to the baby; it was allowed to be born and kept alive only to have so much pain and suffering before it died. I thought the lady made a terrible choice to keep the fetus. Do you think I was wrong to think that?
Very curious - is this evidence of IDW 'shadow banning!?
Naomi comments on May 22, 2019:
Hello. I can still access the very post you mention.

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