Oh how ridiculous!?

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  1. superhorns

    superhorns Well-Known Member

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    Good post

    Life experience is so valuable to pass on, learning from others successes and mistakes could make such a difference to impressionable youngsters. The government were very keen on employing ex servicemen as teachers, not sure how that panned out.

    The same lack of experience can be said for many elected politicians who have absolutely no experience in commerce or real life. What life experience did somebody like Cameron have, school, university, political advisor (dogsbody) MP, PM.

    Maybe the country should be run by the vastly knowledgable over 65s. :emoticon-0105-wink:
     
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  2. Hornet-Fez

    Hornet-Fez Well-Known Member

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    I see Trevor Phillips has been suspended from the Labour Party for "islamophobia".
    My understanding is that a phobia is an irrational fear. Nothing irrational about fearing islam - there's at least 13 countries around the world that I'd be executed in just for being me and we all know what too literal a belief drives some people to do.
    Islamophobia is blasphemy by the back door. Nothing to do with race but how people think. Of course not every muslim thinks I should be executed for being an unbeliever so it's a case of "love the believer, fear the belief" to paraphrase the christian ideologue of "love the sinner, hate the sin".
     
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  3. Scullion

    Scullion Well-Known Member

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    Thank you all for the informative debate on my post. I would like to comment in detail but I am away at the moment and only have this pad to type on which takes hours and I loath doing it.

    Whilst I take on board many of your comments my main point was a majority of pupils were having their education disrupted by a minority and we should be looking after the interests of the majority.

    Like a lot of other things these days far too much effort is put into appeasing the minority.

    I hope that I can comment more on my return next week.
     
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  4. yorkshirehornet

    yorkshirehornet Well-Known Member

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    Point well taken Scully.. I used to work in the main with the minority.. And often when managed separately great strides could be made. I have no doubt that parenting has a major part to play.. But not in every case...
     
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  5. yorkshirehornet

    yorkshirehornet Well-Known Member

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    I think it is all getting crazy.....

    Meanwhile the Israeli regime gets away with terrible crimes against Palestinian people that would be prosecuted in most so called 'free' countries....
     
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    colognehornet Well-Known Member

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    Yes and if you say anything about it then you are automatically 'anti Semitic' !
     
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  7. yorkshirehornet

    yorkshirehornet Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely...... you have to hand it to how they have managed to manipulate the masses, get the US and Uk on their side.... and how the Muslim world lets them get away with it....
    ...apart from Iran that is.... who the west also demonize...
     
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    andytoprankin Well-Known Member

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    I wonder how this works? :emoticon-0138-think
     
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  9. Bolton's Boots

    Bolton's Boots Well-Known Member

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    I'm not too sure about the 'these days' - as far as I can ascertain, and certainly within my own experience as a pupil, it has always been thus. The difference being that parents then approved of this type of treatment for their unruly children - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-us-canada-51638871/six-year-old-girl-arrested-at-florida-school - whereas these days, apart from in the USA apparently, it is quite rightly frowned upon.
     
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  10. Hornet-Fez

    Hornet-Fez Well-Known Member

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    Two sides to the Israeli situation: successive right wing governments have thieved land prior to agreed as "Palestinian" which has enflamed the situation, especially when they then build on it and put civilians there; Hamas has, within its Charter, the goal of obliterating the Jewish state and blames Israel and the Jews for... well, pretty much everything.
    Hamas also keep poking the hornets nest by firing rockets from schools, hospitals, other public buildings where there is a large civilian populace - all of which only serves to elicit a response from the IDF.
    It's a mess and both sides of political leaders need their heads banging together. Hard.
     
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  11. NZHorn

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    What really irritates me is that Arabs are Semitic people too.
     
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  12. duggie2000

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    All decended from the 12 tribes
     
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  13. yorkshirehornet

    yorkshirehornet Well-Known Member

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    Did that have something to do with Frankie goes to Hollywood?
     
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    Hornet-Fez Well-Known Member

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    not according to the Mormons! <laugh><laugh><laugh><doh>
     
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  15. duggie2000

    duggie2000 Well-Known Member

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    Of course not that was Liverpool and Everton (Catholic and Protestant)
    But you knew that really
     
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  16. duggie2000

    duggie2000 Well-Known Member

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    What do they know about the Old Testament
    Besides which they can't spell, there are not two m's in their title
     
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  17. duggie2000

    duggie2000 Well-Known Member

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    Be careful we don't turn this into a religious thread SH will be in seventh heaven
     
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  18. yorkshirehornet

    yorkshirehornet Well-Known Member

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    Is that the one you live alone in ?
     
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    Really??????????????????????????????????????
     
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  20. yorkshirehornet

    yorkshirehornet Well-Known Member

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    I have heard rumours
     
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