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Forum: Politics Today, 07:17
Replies: 26
Views: 497
Posted By towers
I thought the Burka was a cultural thing, not a...

I thought the Burka was a cultural thing, not a religious one? It's been said that the Koran only requires men and women to dress modestly and the Burka simply comes from Mohammad's wife having worn...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:07
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By towers
Jail sentences for murder in the US are far...

Jail sentences for murder in the US are far longer than in the UK and of course the death penalty still exists in some areas.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:40
Replies: 512
Views: 28,689
Posted By towers
Erm, America's murder rate - per million people -...

Erm, America's murder rate - per million people - is four times higher than ours, so clearly guns are a real benefit, not..

An American living in the UK says that he feels safer here than in the US,...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:34
Replies: 49
Views: 1,476
Posted By towers
Erm, animals DO do some of the above - nature is...

Erm, animals DO do some of the above - nature is extremely cruel - it's just that humans are meant to,have the inteligence not to do them and to be fair, 95% of humans don't commit murder or rape, we...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2015, 14:34
Replies: 36
Views: 1,267
Posted By towers
Here in Derbyshire, we've enjoyed ( not ) reading...

Here in Derbyshire, we've enjoyed ( not ) reading about the foal who had lighter fuel thrown on his face and legs and set alight. He survived for a few days trying to walk and eat but died this...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-08-2015, 08:01
Replies: 181
Views: 4,182
Posted By towers
As much as I like Downton Abbey, it's really not...

As much as I like Downton Abbey, it's really not mind-blowing drama, no matter how over-hyped it is..

I enjoy both the BBC and ITV and both have a firm place on British television - the sensible...
Forum: General Discussion 27-08-2015, 07:28
Replies: 329
Views: 9,535
Posted By towers
Hmmm, I believe more devout Muslims threaten...

Hmmm, I believe more devout Muslims threaten violence towards atheists, gay and transexual people than devout Christians, though many Christians don't agree with homosexuality in general..

The...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 21:51
Replies: 98
Views: 2,525
Posted By towers
Italian Otherwise, happy being British

Italian

Otherwise, happy being British
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 07:26
Replies: 105
Views: 2,572
Posted By towers
Answer me this - if we're allowed to put humans...

Answer me this - if we're allowed to put humans above animals because of our inteligence, why can't we put animals with greater inteligence ( dogs, elephants, dolphins, apes and monkeys ) above...
Forum: General Discussion 26-08-2015, 07:15
Replies: 105
Views: 2,572
Posted By towers
You're missing the point, these festivals involve...

You're missing the point, these festivals involve delibrately inflicting pain on animals, whereas UK law does have SOME rules on how an animal can be slaughtered..

We're all going to die - you and...
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 15:46
Replies: 49
Views: 1,476
Posted By towers
Birthrates always come down in countries where...

Birthrates always come down in countries where women are well educated and want lives away from just having children.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-08-2015, 13:32
Replies: 1,218
Views: 140,368
Posted By towers
For those who are bored with WWII coming up again...

For those who are bored with WWII coming up again and again, apparently Derek Jacobi goes back a few hundred years..
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 12:25
Replies: 105
Views: 2,572
Posted By towers
It's down to the people of China and other places...

It's down to the people of China and other places where this happens to make the change. More and more Chinese and Japanese people no longer eat dogs and more of them are starting to view dogs are...
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 12:20
Replies: 105
Views: 2,572
Posted By towers
Sadly, animal cruelty isn't limited to places...

Sadly, animal cruelty isn't limited to places like China..

From the Derby Telegraph today..

"Inflammable liquid thrown in foal's face - and set on fire"

The foal is apparently fighting for its...
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 08:51
Replies: 105
Views: 2,572
Posted By towers
Lol, I think even you know that's a weak...

Lol, I think even you know that's a weak response, farmers own sheep and chickens - in fact, more members of the public own chickens now than a decade or two,ago - and they'd all tell you that sheep...
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 08:38
Replies: 57
Views: 2,479
Posted By towers
Cheap supermarket booze is the biggest threat to...

Cheap supermarket booze is the biggest threat to pubs, not the smoking ban..

Neither of my parents smoke and every week, they're buying several bottles of wine from their local supermarket to take...
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 08:31
Replies: 105
Views: 2,572
Posted By towers
Since a dog will seek your company and a sheep or...

Since a dog will seek your company and a sheep or chicken won't, dogs ARE a bit different to most of the animals we eat.

Not that ANY animal abuse is right..
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 07:48
Replies: 105
Views: 2,572
Posted By towers
You could argue that it's natural for humans to...

You could argue that it's natural for humans to kill other humans, so why the fuss over murder? It's humans displaying their almost-but-not-quite extinct animal behaviours - over sex, territory and...
Forum: General Discussion 25-08-2015, 07:42
Replies: 105
Views: 2,572
Posted By towers
Dogs are different to most of the animals we eat...

Dogs are different to most of the animals we eat because they've evolved alongside humans and evidence is now suggesting that dogs can understand some human behaviours and emotions, which is why they...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-08-2015, 13:47
Replies: 20
Views: 1,321
Posted By towers
To be fair, I would have found it hard not to...

To be fair, I would have found it hard not to laugh eventually, if I'd been continuously doing what they were doing during the banquet..

I quite enjoyed it, exceot for the fake bit at the begining,...
Forum: General Discussion 23-08-2015, 23:05
Replies: 165
Views: 4,335
Posted By towers
David Cameron wanting to bring back a blood sport...

David Cameron wanting to bring back a blood sport is a great example of his priorities, when we have young and disillusioned British Muslims seeing IS as role models and the genuinely disabled having...
Forum: Advice 23-08-2015, 08:43
Replies: 40
Views: 3,511
Posted By towers
Good on Canada - at least in this...

Good on Canada - at least in this instance..

Pets are vital company for some people in society - people who live alone, often the elderly - and it's been said that enjoying pet ownership can add...
Forum: Politics 23-08-2015, 08:20
Replies: 478
Views: 12,564
Posted By towers
Apparently there's a documentry on tomorrow night...

Apparently there's a documentry on tomorrow night about transgender Muslims - the few who have dared to 'come out' as it were..

On the one hand, you could see this as a hugely positive thing - that...
Forum: Politics 22-08-2015, 14:09
Replies: 478
Views: 12,564
Posted By towers
Do you except that girls growing up in Muslim...

Do you except that girls growing up in Muslim communities may have fewer choices and rights when they become women than their none-Muslim counterparts?
Do you excapt that being gay or an Atheist is...
Forum: Politics 22-08-2015, 14:01
Replies: 478
Views: 12,564
Posted By towers
Is it a good thing for Britain that devout...

Is it a good thing for Britain that devout religion could be making a comeback? I think it's less about 'Islamaphobia' and more about the fact that Britain became as libral as it has in recent years...
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