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Old 30.11.2012, 12:28
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Re: Afghan Girl's Throat Slit Over Refusal To Wed

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Afghanistan has a very unfortunate history. Things there will change, albeit slowly, and their medieval problems will be replaced by shiny modern ones. FGM will be replaced by self harm and anorexia, honour killings by serial killings. We are all on similar timelines, we were all there once.
In mountain countries things always happen a little later, or so I am told.

Look forward to Germany attacking Afghan banking secrecy in 2145.
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Old 30.11.2012, 12:35
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Re: Afghan Girl's Throat Slit Over Refusal To Wed

Guys & Gals - this is EF, an internet forum. If you think DB is being a troll, then stop replying to his comments - simple really. By continuing to argue with him you are in effect contributing to any derailing of the thread. Of course if you enjoy it, then carry on, because if there's anything we know about "our" DB is that he will too...



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Old 30.11.2012, 14:11
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Re: Afghan Girl's Throat Slit Over Refusal To Wed

I find DB's post provocative yet highly perceptive: modern freedoms do not always bring automatic progress. It should be pretty obvious that he is being allegorical rather than literal.

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Reading this thread, I've come to realise that the wretched savages in Afghanistan are in desperate need of education by proper human beings like us. To this end, I have just handed in my notice and have already set the wheels in motion to establish a mission school in Kandahar in order to bring the Light of Civilisation and Right and Proper Thinking to the ignorant brutes of that province.

Courses for the young ladies will include: Bulimia, Anorexia and Pigging Out at McDonalds; Self-Harm for Beginners; Cyber-bullying and How To Use Facebook to Destroy Your Friends; Binge-Drinking and Throwing Up in the Street; Casual Sex With Strangers and the Delights of Teenage Pregnancy; Recreational Drugs and Having it Large; and Watching the Telly.

I look forward to achieving what generations of well-meaning European colonial administrators have failed to achieve over the last two centuries. It is time these wretched creatures were taught how to live properly and be civilised just like what we are!

Here's to a New Age of Imperial Enlightenment! Hurrah! God Save the Queen &c.

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Old 30.11.2012, 14:41
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I find DB's post provocative yet highly perceptive: modern freedoms do not always bring automatic progress. It should be pretty obvious that he is being allegorical rather than literal.
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Old 30.11.2012, 14:41
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I find DB's post provocative yet highly perceptive: modern freedoms do not always bring automatic progress. It should be pretty obvious that he is being allegorical rather than literal.
Ok.

But the thread is about what is going on to afghan women. Lets start an other thread on modern freedoms do not always bring automatic progress.
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I find DB's post provocative yet highly perceptive: modern freedoms do not always bring automatic progress. It should be pretty obvious that he is being allegorical rather than literal.
Could you not have saved us time from having to working out the meaning of this post and just said he is being a knob?



p.s. DB the use of the word knob was for humour purposes, I don't know you so I don't think you're a knob, I am sure you're not a knob and I'm sure you will not be offended
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Old 30.11.2012, 16:05
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Re: Afghan Girl's Throat Slit Over Refusal To Wed

Ok I get the sentiment now.

Don't knock it BonBon, maybe you learned something
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