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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:59
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
That is a world that is never going to exist I'm...

That is a world that is never going to exist I'm afraid, Koan, because humans by their very nature are selfish and greedy, It is indeed how we have come to be the top species.

There is nothing wrong...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:45
Replies: 69
Views: 1,746
Posted By .Lauren.
Not surprised at all. It often seems to run in...

Not surprised at all. It often seems to run in families when we do 'family trees' at work. I suppose a part of presentation in terms of behaviours etc could come more down to nurture rather than...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:15
Replies: 54
Views: 1,217
Posted By .Lauren.
Don't go bringing sense and compassion into this!

Don't go bringing sense and compassion into this!
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:08
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
No one was saying that all rich people had worked...

No one was saying that all rich people had worked hard for their money, but many do.

BIB- it's not about respect, it's about not disliking or resenting someone simply because they are rich. It's not...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:53
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
And many rich people are nice, fluffy people. You...

And many rich people are nice, fluffy people. You do not like people stereotyping poor people, yes? So why do you think it's OK to stereotype rich people?

And you are guilty of using an emotive case...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:41
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
Yeah, bringing an abused, dead child into this is...

Yeah, bringing an abused, dead child into this is all kinds of gross, but don't let that stop you....

But if you must, she was paid that amount (wrongly or rightly) because a court found that she...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:28
Replies: 52
Views: 1,510
Posted By .Lauren.
Yes it does, DP inmates tend to be on DR for many...

Yes it does, DP inmates tend to be on DR for many many years because of how long the process takes. If you look at the current prisoners getting executed about now, most have been on DR for an...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:11
Replies: 52
Views: 1,510
Posted By .Lauren.
They have that in a lot of places and it's called...

They have that in a lot of places and it's called different thing. But it's basically 'Murder Light', where you know your actions may result in death, but you continue anyway.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:02
Replies: 52
Views: 1,510
Posted By .Lauren.
Well actually, that's just not true at all. Time...

Well actually, that's just not true at all. Time on death Row is VERY expensive and then you have all the appeals and possible retrials and various other legal costs and then you have to pay for the...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:54
Replies: 52
Views: 1,510
Posted By .Lauren.
I do not understand how this is manslaughter? Is...

I do not understand how this is manslaughter? Is it simply because she may not have intentionally meant to kill her, because surely she must have known her actions were likely to lead to death?
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:33
Replies: 224
Views: 6,902
Posted By .Lauren.
I don't have a problem with people sticking to...

I don't have a problem with people sticking to the limit. I have a problem with those who consistently drive about 10-20mph below it everywhere and end up causing tailbacks and congestion.

Or the...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:27
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
But there are 500, 000 jobs going spare, so you'd...

But there are 500, 000 jobs going spare, so you'd think if those jobs are mainly unskilled jobs, then they should technically all be filled if the vast majority of those 2 million wish to work.

At...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:08
Replies: 65
Views: 1,523
Posted By .Lauren.
If you exert yourself physically, you end up...

If you exert yourself physically, you end up getting loads of saliva and need to spit (or at least, I do). After a run I always have a huge urge to spit, but I don't just spit on the street.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 12:00
Replies: 583
Views: 54,464
Posted By .Lauren.
Is there going to be a final between the star...

Is there going to be a final between the star bakers?
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 11:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,477
Posted By .Lauren.
I haven't watched it yet, but if she is actually...

I haven't watched it yet, but if she is actually saying these things, then yes, it's grossly irresponsible.

Yes, therapy can certainly have it's place in helping the symptoms, the control and the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2015, 20:35
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
And yet, you'd prefer it if those people who...

And yet, you'd prefer it if those people who wrote those books that educated and entertained you, did not get any sort of reward for it other than what the reader wished to give, if at all. Not...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2015, 17:54
Replies: 98
Views: 3,357
Posted By .Lauren.
No, of course not. *usual sentiments regarding...

No, of course not.

*usual sentiments regarding this sort of thing*
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2015, 17:45
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
And I could find loads of articles that imply the...

And I could find loads of articles that imply the poor are all scroungers, but of course they aren't. I'd be pretty pissed off as a rich person right now if I was getting lumped in with all the 'bad...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2015, 17:31
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
Some of the rich do, yes. Some of the 'poor'...

Some of the rich do, yes. Some of the 'poor' avoid or evade tax too. A lot of them pay exactly what they are supposed to in tax.

If you don't like people stereotyping the poor, don't stereotype the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2015, 17:22
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
Her reading a book is not making a nurse poor....

Her reading a book is not making a nurse poor. They are two separate sets of money.

The two are not connected. Actually they are because the author will be paying for the nurses salary. The author...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2015, 17:15
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
Why on earth would you wish 'JSA' and 'grotty...

Why on earth would you wish 'JSA' and 'grotty bedsits' on people. I thought you were all for people having a decent standard of living?
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2015, 15:50
Replies: 130
Views: 2,680
Posted By .Lauren.
Quite. But with optional insurance such as travel...

Quite. But with optional insurance such as travel etc, it's probably a good idea 'just in case'. Inoculations for pets are a good idea 'just in case'. It is of course personal choice, but people are...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2015, 15:38
Replies: 130
Views: 2,680
Posted By .Lauren.
You could say the same thing about insurance,...

You could say the same thing about insurance, surely? Why go through the discomfort of paying money every month for something that's really unlikely to happen?
Forum: Advice 05-03-2015, 12:33
Replies: 31
Views: 2,244
Posted By .Lauren.
That's a really reasonable price!

That's a really reasonable price!
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2015, 11:38
Replies: 339
Views: 7,282
Posted By .Lauren.
Why is this the line that is always getting...

Why is this the line that is always getting trotted out? i didn't realise it was an either or situation.



Except it isn't and we know from history, it doesn't work and actually makes things worse...
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