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Old 20.09.2019, 18:57
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Greta and children in general are being used to promote a political agenda by people who don’t care about long-term welfare
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Old 20.09.2019, 19:14
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Re: Stop the exploitation of Greta and children

I Wish somebody would have exploited me like that when I was 16.

Where I at that age mostly spend my days with school, playing football on the field and rolling another joint, she gets sponsored sail trips over the ocean.
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Old 21.09.2019, 09:35
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Re: Stop the exploitation of Greta and children

Basically it's about time for the 4 day school week.
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Old 21.09.2019, 09:44
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Basically it's about time for the 4 day school week.
Well. Try teaching on Fridays. Kids fail the tests, anyways. They perform the best on Wednesdays at 10.30am.
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Old 21.09.2019, 09:58
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Basically it's about time for the 4 day school week.
4 or 5 with one day home office?
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Old 21.09.2019, 11:37
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I Wish somebody would have exploited me like that when I was 16.

Where I at that age mostly spend my days with school, playing football on the field and rolling another joint, she gets sponsored sail trips over the ocean.
At that age? Hmmm....romantic ideas about an adventurous life and changing the world, not really unheard of. Luckily, most of us didn't get it because we would have probably detested it. Such comfort in being a child, going to school and bitching about stupid teachers and "impossible" parents...

Wonder how Greta herself feels? Or thinks about our assumptions? She seems like a pretty special child, or should I say young lady.
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Old 21.09.2019, 11:42
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At that age? Hmmm....romantic ideas about an adventurous life and changing the world, not really unheard of. Luckily, most of us didn't get it because we would have probably detested it. Such comfort in being a child, going to school and bitching about stupid teachers and "impossible" parents...
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Parents are still impossible!
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At that age? Hmmm....romantic ideas about an adventurous life and changing the world, not really unheard of. Luckily, most of us didn't get it because we would have probably detested it. Such comfort in being a child, going to school and bitching about stupid teachers and "impossible" parents...

Wonder how Greta herself feels? Or thinks about our assumptions? She seems like a pretty special child, or should I say young lady.
These days adolescense is far worst than it was even in the recent past as bear in mind that
adolescent boys have to navigate the minefield of political correctness and as for approaching,
dating or picking up future prospective girlfriends.

There they stand the very real risk of being labelled as sex pests or being accused of sexual harrasment.
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Old 21.09.2019, 12:20
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Re: Stop the exploitation of Greta and children

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Greta and children in general are being used to promote a political agenda by people who don’t care about long-term welfare
Which people in particular? Do you have a list of names?
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Old 21.09.2019, 12:27
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These days adolescense is far worst than it was even in the recent past as bear in mind that
adolescent boys have to navigate the minefield of political correctness and as for approaching,
dating or picking up future prospective girlfriends.

There they stand the very real risk of being labelled as sex pests or being accused of sexual harrasment.
What? You mean they have to treat girls and young women like human beings?!

Whatever next?
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Old 21.09.2019, 13:09
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Greta and children in general are being used to promote a political agenda by people who don’t care about long-term welfare
Most of us will live to watch her found and run some multi-billion-global company and the 68-ers shall be very forgiving

However, in the mean time she has not picked a bad pastime and her parents surely have to worry about her a lot less than other parents. And actually this is all about long-term welfare, so what exactly are you worried about, omtatsat?!
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Old 21.09.2019, 13:12
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There they stand the very real risk of being labelled as sex pests or being accused of sexual harrasment.
Oh, if only that nothing really changed I think. They always risked that if I think more of it. Now there can be more legal consequences....btw, why is that a bad thing?

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Old 21.09.2019, 13:36
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Oh, if only that nothing really changed I think. They always risked that if I think more of it. Now there can be more legal consequences....btw, why is that a bad thing?
I reckon teenagers should take along a lawyer who promises to remain sober to their hedonistic parties.
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Old 21.09.2019, 13:45
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These days adolescense is far worst than it was even in the recent past as bear in mind that
adolescent boys have to navigate the minefield of political correctness and as for approaching,
dating or picking up future prospective girlfriends.

There they stand the very real risk of being labelled as sex pests or being accused of sexual harrasment.
Or they can sit back and wait for all of the sexually frustrated girls to do all the work and be labelled as sex pests or being accused of sexual harassment.

Works both ways.

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Old 21.09.2019, 13:48
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I reckon teenagers should take along a lawyer who promises to remain sober to their hedonistic parties.
That would be advisable, because a sober lawyer could point them out that a No is a No is a No even when the girl is drunk or high. And girls are not for them to grab because they decided those girls lost their right to say No.
Simples.
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Old 21.09.2019, 13:52
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That would be advisable, because a sober lawyer could point them out that a No is a No is a No even when the girl is drunk or high. And girls are not for them to grab because they decided those girls lost their right to say No.
Simples.
The girl?

And if the guy is drunk or high, and the guy says no?

You are a sexist!

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Re: Stop the exploitation of Greta and children

Returning to climate change and children protesting against the impact of of fosil fuels, plastic waste,
nuclear energy waste disposal on the environment, etc, etc.

Today's children will be tomorrows adults when today's warnings of the impact of climate change
bears fruit whereas many of their parents will be 6 foot under in their graves, to care much about
the earth or the environment for future generations when they have gone.
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Old 21.09.2019, 14:01
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Re: Stop the exploitation of Greta and children

If they don't want climate change, they should espouse nuclear.

QED.

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Old 21.09.2019, 18:25
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Re: Stop the exploitation of Greta and children

Its not just enough for the kids to wave a placard. Change starts with the person. Are they going to give up buying their new handy every year,or buying a shopping wagon full of H&M cheap shit. Are they going to buy a car when they get to 18. Are they going to stop trashing the environment with all sorts of garbage.
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Old 21.09.2019, 18:43
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Re: Stop the exploitation of Greta and children

It’s all on the level of talks now. Actions speak louder than words.
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