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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 23:46
Replies: 40
Views: 670
Posted By Blairdennon
He did it with the support of the left in general...

He did it with the support of the left in general who in the main were only too happy to jettison clause 4 to allow him his way.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:24
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
Of course it is. How you treat animals in general...

Of course it is. How you treat animals in general is part of British culture, that was the point made a while back. It is British culture not to eat dogs but to keep them as pets. Many people would...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:14
Replies: 165
Views: 5,123
Posted By Blairdennon
Yes there is, it exists as a controlled area by...

Yes there is, it exists as a controlled area by like minded people who formulate the laws and implement policies. It is not internationally recognised but it exists.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:10
Replies: 73
Views: 1,766
Posted By Blairdennon
'Those whom the Gods wish to destroy they first...

'Those whom the Gods wish to destroy they first make mad.......'
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:07
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
Is Kosher in the general food chain? I am not...

Is Kosher in the general food chain? I am not aware that it is it may be, that is the objection. If Kosher was being passed off as 'normal' meat and being fed to non Jewish schoolchildren then it...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 10:45
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
The Halal industry pretends that it is all...

The Halal industry pretends that it is all slaughtered as per UK regulations. The important part is 'as per UK regulations'. It is stunned with a lower voltage so it is not in accordance with UK...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 21:55
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
The slaughter process does not occur to you...

The slaughter process does not occur to you because you live in the UK and you reasonably expect that agencies are dealing with those concerns if you had them. The fact that many people did have...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 21:26
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
You joined the debate and aired your opinion on...

You joined the debate and aired your opinion on something that was not part of the discussion. I assume you have an opinion on what is and is not humane slaughter as that was in the post you replied...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 21:23
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
It is a construction that is eons old. Of...

It is a construction that is eons old. Of necessity man ate meat, eventually he learned to adapt the animals so he did not need to hunt them. He cared for them and saw to their needs and then ate...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 21:12
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
You still did not indicate whether or not you...

You still did not indicate whether or not you thought it was the humane thing to do? Have you an opinion?
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 20:56
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
It is nothing to do with contrition afterwards, I...

It is nothing to do with contrition afterwards, I do not expect a little funeral service for the animal, it is the treatment before death and the moment of death that is important from a humane...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 20:52
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
Well ignoring the rudeness and the assumptions...

Well ignoring the rudeness and the assumptions where did I say this was my view. I said it seemed the humane thing to do, you seem to disagree.
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 20:38
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
What is hypocritical? If you start from the...

What is hypocritical? If you start from the premise that meat eating exists then the idea is to ensure that the animals you breed for that purpose are treated well in life and dispatched as quickly...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 20:34
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
Start with the question was it legal for them to...

Start with the question was it legal for them to make that demand? Yes. Did they plan to use the existing law to have their way? Yes. It is difficult to object to someone working within the legal...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 19:53
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
No the Christian tried to use the law. That route...

No the Christian tried to use the law. That route was open to Muslims and Sikhs, if it was tried it failed and they adopted the violent method. The Christians for JS the opera learned the lesson that...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 19:48
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
Not so, meat eating is a human trait common to...

Not so, meat eating is a human trait common to almost all societies. The point is about culture and how the British culture tries its best to be humane about that trait but at the same time being...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 19:44
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
You seem to be saying that the UK slaughter...

You seem to be saying that the UK slaughter regulations for the humane slaughter of animals should just be ignored and people fed with animals slaughtered any old how.
Throughout the EU there are...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 19:30
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
Oh there is a difference which you fail to...

Oh there is a difference which you fail to appreciate. If blasphemy is a law in force in the UK then requesting that someone be tried for blasphemy is working within the law. That decision is then...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 13:28
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
For goodness sake why do you keep missing the...

For goodness sake why do you keep missing the point. If Muslims wish to eat Halal there is exemption to allow them to do that, the same applies to Jewish people. Most of us have never had a problem...
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 13:19
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
However publishers, producers and art directors...

However publishers, producers and art directors all now vet their work to ensure no insult to Islam. Not because they respect the religion but because they take heed of the the threats of violence....
Forum: Politics 30-10-2014, 11:24
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
Then you have missed the point entirely. Before...

Then you have missed the point entirely. Before the religious problems with Rushdie and Bezhti etc, the ability to criticise religion did not progress into the violent opposition and when it did it...
Forum: Politics 29-10-2014, 23:04
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
That is the point that has been made, other...

That is the point that has been made, other cultures stop people taking part in British culture. Salman Rushdie availed himself of the British cultural freedom to artistically be critical of a...
Forum: Politics 29-10-2014, 22:46
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
In general terms I agree. I used the example of...

In general terms I agree. I used the example of the Indian Mutiny as an indication of how too much pressure exerted against a culture can be damaging to those exerting the pressure.

There is no...
Forum: Politics 29-10-2014, 22:11
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
You can criticise religion without a fatwa...

You can criticise religion without a fatwa showing up but you risk a fatwa showing up if you do. That was what Rushdie found out. You can criticise Christianity and there is no chance of a fatwa...
Forum: Politics 29-10-2014, 22:02
Replies: 221
Views: 4,813
Posted By Blairdennon
You are probably right, your profile is too low,...

You are probably right, your profile is too low, no insult intended. It is those who are high profile that risk the most. Salman Rushdie I am sure was more than a little nervous and all he did was...
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