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Old 29.09.2019, 11:45
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Yup!

Hardly any litter was left on the ground.

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Old 29.09.2019, 13:02
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Yep, it takes a special kind of...ahem, insecure to go after a 16 y.o. girl like that.
The Covington boys were about that age, and the press who are now pretending to be so shocked at people going after a child had no qualms about fanning the flames back then.

Either it's OK to criticize children or it isn't.
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Old 29.09.2019, 13:07
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Those may all be true, too. This particular child's objection was firmly that flying is not good for the enrivonment, and unnecessary since it was also possible to enjoy a nice holiday in some other place that could be reached without flying.
This isn't necessarily a contradiction. Psychologists believe people generally take decisions irrationally and then seek rational arguments to justify that decision afterwards.

If people don't want to fly, it may well be the airlines and security and whatnot who are at fault for treating passengers so inhumanely, but then the climate thing is a nice way to rationalize that.
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Old 29.09.2019, 13:08
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The Covington boys were about that age, and the press who are now pretending to be so shocked at people going after a child had no qualms about fanning the flames back then.

Either it's OK to criticize children or it isn't.
It is 2019, it is only o.k. to criticise right winged kidsand say you want to beat them up. If you however criticise far left kids you'll be labelled an irresponsible world destroying nazi.
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Old 29.09.2019, 13:14
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Yup!

Hardly any litter was left on the ground.

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Why are you driving an SUV in the city?
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Old 29.09.2019, 13:58
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Why are you driving an SUV in the city?

Not my SUV!

Pic if from link to Bern demo on Dropfiz's post.
But to answer your question, SUV driving in the city very practicle.
No body cuts you off.
Everybody scoots out of your way.
Visibility over car tops is excellent.
Possible short cuts over obstacles like street curbs.
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Old 29.09.2019, 14:03
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Why are you driving an SUV in the city?
Too many reasons to list. I get the anger in context with the demo but that doesn't mean we have to close our minds to what may have just been necessity.

It's like the abortion debate.... unless science comes up with a fool-proof alternative, there will always be a need for abortions. The key is to minimize the need through prevention.
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Old 29.09.2019, 14:18
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Old 29.09.2019, 14:31
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Too many reasons to list. I get the anger in context with the demo but that doesn't mean we have to close our minds to what may have just been necessity.

It's like the abortion debate.... unless science comes up with a fool-proof alternative, there will always be a need for abortions. The key is to minimize the need through prevention.
It’s not anger, but just a case of been there, done that. In your case I guess that its about abortion (avatar). In mine it‘s also about narrow-mindedness (how we love to push that onto the Swiss). I agree that prevention would be wonderful, but sadly not achievable without “other” methods.

A society that just supports child abuse by “turning the other eye” is just as unacceptable as one that denies what we are doing to our Planet

How would you change it?
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Old 29.09.2019, 15:57
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The Covington boys were about that age, and the press who are now pretending to be so shocked at people going after a child had no qualms about fanning the flames back then.

Either it's OK to criticize children or it isn't.
I'm sorry, as usual I can't follow you. Who are these boys and why is their case comparable to Greta's?
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Old 29.09.2019, 16:21
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Not my SUV!

Pic if from link to Bern demo on Dropfiz's post.
But to answer your question, SUV driving in the city very practicle.
No body cuts you off.
Everybody scoots out of your way.
Visibility over car tops is excellent.
Possible short cuts over obstacles like street curbs.
And the best thing:
No need to care whether it's forbidden to park or halt.
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Old 29.09.2019, 16:44
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I'm sorry, as usual I can't follow you. Who are these boys and why is their case comparable to Greta's?
I went to look it up and was surprised to learn that
"a Vox editorial called it the "nation's biggest story" ".
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Januar..._confrontation

Seems there was a confrontation on 18th January 2019, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., a the end of two different demonstrations, and members a third group were there, too, and videos were taken and accusations flew about who was provoking whom, and whether or not it was alright to criticise anyone's behaviour, etc., and whether representations on the media are accurate or distort the truth, possibly by not telling the whole truth.
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Old 29.09.2019, 17:03
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I see..OK, thank you doropfiz!
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And the best thing:
No need to care whether it's forbidden to park or halt.
A bicycle is much better for the environment.
And you can ignore all traffic rules.
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Old 29.09.2019, 18:36
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A bicycle is much better for the environment.
And you can ignore all traffic rules.
And one can use em for their next ambush.
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Re: Stop the exploitation of Greta and children

Cannot subsume someone's passion for doing things even at 16. I do not see people complaining when 16 year olds score goals and travel the world for their professional sports teams.
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It is 2019, it is only o.k. to criticise right winged kidsand say you want to beat them up. If you however criticise far left kids you'll be labelled an irresponsible world destroying nazi.
Olbermann's Dictum: the right live in a permanent state of victimhood.
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Old 29.09.2019, 21:05
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Olbermann's Dictum: the right live in a permanent state of victimhood.
Haha, the irony! Thanks, well said.
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Olbermann's Dictum: the right live in a permanent state of victimhood.
Not exactly how he said it, and words from a guy who hosted a television show loaded with criticism towards liberals and right winged people...

So in short: He hammers at right winged people, and if those people say they are being hammered at he just labels them as people who imagine such...

Yeah, I've seen people in mental institutions making more sense..
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