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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by bobevenson » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:01 am

chaz wyman wrote:An Englishman invented the US.
He climbed out of Hell to find heaven.

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by chaz wyman » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:26 am

bobevenson wrote:
chaz wyman wrote:An Englishman invented the US.
He climbed out of Hell to find heaven.
Funny. He returned home rejected by the oligarchs that he put in power.

Democracy is measured by the diversity of opinion and the number of political parties represented.

Parties in government.

US: 2 representing 314 million
UK: 12+ representing 63 million

You loose the argument.

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by bobevenson » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:41 am

Diversity of opinion my ass, you people have been sucking up to royalty for how many years?

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by rantal » Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:31 am

bobevenson wrote:Diversity of opinion my ass, you people have been sucking up to royalty for how many years?
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Good one Bob, as hilarious as ever!

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by chaz wyman » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:32 am

bobevenson wrote:Diversity of opinion my ass, you people have been sucking up to royalty for how many years?
Diversity.

There is also a republican movement too.

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by Arising_uk » Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:31 pm

bobevenson wrote:Diversity of opinion my ass, you people have been sucking up to royalty for how many years?
:roll: By far the biggest suck-ups and consumers of the British royalty's schtick are the American public.

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by richardtod » Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:21 pm

Governments are expected to defend the people against all kinds of threats. Internal and external. Western Governments have to work within the confines of democracy which means answering to the people. If the general wave of opinion is to ban porn then that is what they will attempt to achieve. If they try to do something the people do not want they will lose the next election. Simple. The failure in democracy comes only when the people are apathetic and the elite can get away with much of what they want.

Personally I would prefer to review all aspects of violence. To start the debate about whether it would be better to see soft porn, as opposed to the hard violence we see in the movies.

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by The Voice of Time » Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:14 pm

Arising_uk wrote:
bobevenson wrote:Diversity of opinion my ass, you people have been sucking up to royalty for how many years?
:roll: By far the biggest suck-ups and consumers of the British royalty's schtick are the American public.
Yeah you know it's funny how it's kinda the same thing in Norway and Scandinavia, with Germans reading about the everyday-life of Scandinavian princes and princessses and other royalty or thereof.

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by bobevenson » Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:22 pm

Arising_uk wrote:
bobevenson wrote:Diversity of opinion my ass, you people have been sucking up to royalty for how many years?
:roll: By far the biggest suck-ups and consumers of the British royalty's schtick are the American public.
Of course, that's one export that should be banned in the interest of promoting the public welfare.

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by chaz wyman » Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:35 am

Whilst in the UK, I'm a republican, as I regard the Royal Family as, at best, an irrelevance, and at worst, a bunch of parasites.
Despite there being a royal family (something most americans are jealous of), they are there at the sufferance of the people, and that is all that counts in a democracy. Their power has been continually prescribed and reduced since King John, and was far less significant at the time of George III than most Americans imagine.
They imagine that the monarch had real power because that serves their own mythology about democracy.
The truth is that post revolution, people had less political power in the USA than they did in the UK which was renowned across Europe as the home of freethinking.
It is no wonder that the US was a British invention due to this fact.
I regard the UK as fundamentally more democratic than most other countries, and miles ahead of the US, where there are only 2 choices, both capitalist, to represent 270 million, many of whom are too apathetic to vote feeling distant from the political process.

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by rantal » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:39 am

A very nice and accurate account of affairs

all the best, rantal

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by SpheresOfBalance » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:24 am

Any entity that wants to take anything, away from someone, that is in fact personal business, having no affect on any other person, other than those that force their way into ones world, or that willfully accept and join in, as if they have dominion, is wrong, and is actually a common thug, that takes pleasure in harming others, and should be put in a cage for animals of such lessor mentality; they should keep their nose in their own business. This Mob-Rule mentality, to push, not necessarily proper life choices, down someones throat, subtracting from their life, you know, the finite, one way ride, has got to stop. There's not one human on this planet that knows why we're here, and no one is anyone else's slave. We're all, just as responsible for our own lives, and shall be the only one there, in the end. Who the hell is anyone, to tell another, how to live their lives. The "only" thing that we "absolutely" owe one another, is to leave each other alone, unless invited into ones fold. Let "everyone" allow "everyone" to live their "only" life as they see fit, as in the end, everyone shall only have themselves to blame, for their choices. To hell with, would be, slave owners!

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by bobevenson » Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:01 pm

chaz wyman wrote:Whilst in the UK, I'm a republican, as I regard the Royal Family as, at best, an irrelevance, and at worst, a bunch of parasites.
No, at best a bunch of parasites

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by chaz wyman » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:40 pm

SpheresOfBalance wrote:Any entity that wants to take anything, away from someone, that is in fact personal business, having no affect on any other person, other than those that force their way into ones world, or that willfully accept and join in, as if they have dominion, is wrong,
True.
Some forms of Internet pornography are degrading to all women. Some forms of Internet pornography incite to violent acts and normalise a range of harmful practices that can, and do have negative repercussions on society and individuals that come into contact with that pornography.
SpheresOfBalance wrote: and is actually a common thug, that takes pleasure in harming others, and should be put in a cage for animals of such lessor mentality;
So you also think that some purveyors of Internet porn, who deprive women of their respect and endanger them by normalising rape and torture should ALSO be put in a cage?
SpheresOfBalance wrote: they should keep their nose in their own business. This Mob-Rule mentality, to push, not necessarily proper life choices, down someones throat, subtracting from their life, you know, the finite, one way ride, has got to stop. There's not one human on this planet that knows why we're here, and no one is anyone else's slave.
BLAH BALH BLAh < RANT RANT. Incoherent nonsense.....

We're all, just as responsible for our own lives, and shall be the only one there, in the end. Who the hell is anyone, to tell another, how to live their lives. The "only" thing that we "absolutely" owe one another, is to leave each other alone, unless invited into ones fold. Let "everyone" allow "everyone" to live their "only" life as they see fit, as in the end, everyone shall only have themselves to blame, for their choices. To hell with, would be, slave owners!

I understand you want to be left alone to have a wank over the Internet without anyone telling you otherwise.

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Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

Post by chaz wyman » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:42 pm

bobevenson wrote:
chaz wyman wrote:Whilst in the UK, I'm a republican, as I regard the Royal Family as, at best, an irrelevance, and at worst, a bunch of parasites.
No, at best a bunch of parasites
They are my parasites not yours. The USA has plenty of its own, that you can rant about.
But in the UK we respect democracy, so it has fuck all to do with you.

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