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  • Birthday 13/07/1961

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    Colchester, Essex, England, The World.
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    Shooting stuff.
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  1. Dentists

    I think people need to understand that the NHS only really covers secondary care services. Primary care, such as GP's, dentists, pharmacists and opticians are nearly all in the private sector, and have been for many years... it's nothing new.
  2. Born evil?

    It is just a word, and it's a word with a fairly innocuous history. The interesting thing about “evil” is that it wasn’t so bad when it was young. In fact, the root of “evil,” the Indo-European “upelo,” meant merely “exceeding proper bounds” or “uppity.” Even in Old English, “evil” was used as a fairly bland, general-purpose negative word, encompassing very nasty things or behavior but also applied where today we would probably just use “bad,” “defective” or “unpleasant.” The use of “evil” to mean exclusively “extreme moral depravity or wickedness” only arose in the 19th century. To answer the original question nobody is born evil, in the same way nobody is born good. We are simply born. How we turn out is purely down to the environment we grow up in.
  3. It seems that French president Macron is soon to bring back National Service for up to 800,000 young Frenchies a year. Not proper national service mind, but a month long stint in the military where they can build their 'social cohesion and patriotism'. Macron claims he wants the French youth to have 'causes to defend and battles to fight in the social, environmental and cultural domains'. Sounds to me like a month of liberal brainwashing. Surely a few weeks at pretty much any university would give the same results without tying up there overstretched military resources? French military chiefs, quite rightly, are not impressed as they battle terrorism threats across the country. Seeing as we are a pretty divided nation here in the UK at the moment should this be something we could be looking at on these shores?
  4. Calais

    Is this better for you? From our very own Al Jabeeba... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-42912670
  5. Brexit - Merged Threads

    We've already had a second referendum... we voted to leave.
  6. Camera opinions

    What does she want to take photo's of, and is it likely to be an ongoing hobby/interest or just something to use for 'snapshots' when out? No one camera will cover 'all things for all people' so it's important to decide which route she wants to take before shelling out your hard earned cash.
  7. Sadiq Khan London Mayor

    No special news. It was clear to anyone paying attention that a vote to leave would mean leaving the single market and customs union. The country voted to leave. The fact that Theresa May is a **** poor negotiator doesn't change the result. Why do you feel there should be another vote on the single market when we had one last year?
  8. Sadiq Khan London Mayor

    We've already had a vote on it. It took place on 23rd June 2016, and the majority of people in the UK voted to leave both the single market and customs union. The issue has been well and truly put to bed.
  9. Artists

    Thanks everyone. Some great links to follow up. Making a decision is going to be pretty hard!! Once again, thanks to all who replied.
  10. Artists

    Morning all, I'm looking for an artist who can do me a picture of a hare in either paint or pencil. About A4 in size. Happy to pay the going rate (less PW discount obviously ). So what can you do chaps and chapesses?
  11. Daily Mail

    I'm sick of all the drivel in the Guardian... which is why I don't read it.
  12. Brexit - Merged Threads

    Wow... so on average it'll cost an extra 64p per person to feed a family of 8 compared to last year. I think this calls for another referendum... I doubt even Nick Clegg saw this one coming!!
  13. Can't say Happy Christmas!

    They got a good deal there Archie... Ramadan lasts a month!!
  14. Brexit - Merged Threads

    I've misrepresented nothing. They are NOT true quotes, the are misconstrued and out of context by the person who made the video. They are the quotes you used to back an argument you were making (you didn't use the full context of the quotes to 'say something else' because you didn't know the full context until after I posted the video) so yes, as the man in the video was wrong and you used his false narrative to back your argument, you are wrong too. You've used false information to push your point... in exactly the same way Open Britain did with their video. I think it's probably best you leave it.
  15. Brexit - Merged Threads

    Where did I say he didn't look very good? I said he failed to justify the video he'd been a part of making when confronted with the fact that he'd deliberately misquoted people to strengthen his argument. That's not an ad hominem. The argument is simple... was the video put out by Open Britain a true and honest account of what the people it showed had said about Brexit? The answer is No, it wasn't. No conflation, no strawman argument and no ad hominem. Simply put, you took quotes and passed them off as fact. The same quotes as were used by Open Britain and were shown to be false. Why don't you just admit you fell for the lies of Open Britain without checking out the full facts?
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