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Old 22.01.2020, 11:57
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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

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Two Women who have their heart in the right place and their heads functioning in harmony with their hearts. Ordinary yet very extraordinary!
What is extraordinary that isn't something my students, friends or family wouldn't do?

The only difference I see is a pretty robust defence mechanism when it comes to public exposure and visibility. Which both of them milk, imho.
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Old 22.01.2020, 11:59
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"Bernhard Rieder, a spokesman for ÖBB, told Euronews the company decided to continue with its night trains at a time when services across western Europe were being shunted into sidings.

It is a risk that is paying off, Rieder claims. He said passenger numbers were up 10% last year and has put the increase down to climate-conscious travellers."

https://www.euronews.com/2020/01/19/...ernight-trains

Could flightshame and/or flightstrike really work? All the rants about how Mrs. Thunberg is irrelevant could be interpreted as a reminder that the world (other people) changes even if we personally don't change. As we get older we stop getting into new trends and/or fads. Nothing bad or wrong about, it's life.
At the time DB pulled out of its night train business, and this was about 2016 if i remember correctly, and before most of knew who Greta even was, even then there were people, including senior DB managers, who voiced doubts at the wisdom of the decison to kill off that business. Not for ecological reasons but for business reasons.

Time has proven them right.
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Time has proven them right.
It has that!
I've been following The Man In Seat 61's rail trip from London to Prague. It includes a fascinating and encouraging revival of the Brussels to Vienna nightjet train 17yrs after the service ended.

https://twitter.com/seatsixtyone/sta...98522941591553
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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

I would definitely reduce my plane usage if there was better and faster train service.

In Japan, Spain, and Korea for example I do use the train a bit more often than flights due to the high speed connections.

Let's hope Elon pulls through with something economically viable with his boring company.
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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

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Perhaps we should start a new thread where we can all list what we don't like about
Meghan Markle and Greta Thunberg, there we can combine all our thoughts on what
forum posters find most annoying about these two women.
Greta is a girl not a woman!
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What is extraordinary that isn't something my students, friends or family wouldn't do?
That's the argument used to denigrate anything though, isn't it? Damien Hirst is a fraud, anyone could have cut a shark in half...what is he, an artist or a fishmonger?
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Greta is a girl not a woman!
Things you would never hear Prince Andrew say.





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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

Its more the brain damaged people that get so upset with what the young girl Greta says. Sad!
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