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Extinction Rebellion... Again!

Discussion in 'Personal' started by nomad, Feb 17, 2020.

  1. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

  2. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    That'll help.
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  3. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    They were teamed up with Antifa at the weekend.

    Lovely bunch of folk

  4. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    The protest is apparently over building a logistics centre at Felixstowe Docks (owned by the college). Given that there is no prospect of electric articulated lorries in the foreseeable future, it seems a bit futile - and at least the facility is for stuff arriving and leaving by sea rather than air.
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  5. Kandahar

    Kandahar Lead commenter

    Climate change ideology in all its glory.

    I am reminded of the final television episode of Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy aired in 1981: The ship's inhabitants are from Golgafrincham; they are unskilled workers in apparently pointless jobs, the people that the clever Golgafrinchams, the thinkers and the doers, back home wanted to get rid of. They land back on prehistoric earth - with the realisation that it's the Golgafrinchams that will evolve into the human race.
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  6. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    I see the climate change deniers and lukewarmers are straight out of the traps


    I have no problem with it whatsoever.
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  7. sadscientist

    sadscientist Senior commenter

    Those clever Golgafrinchams were subsequently wiped out, of course. By a virus spread on unsanitised telephone handsets. (All the “pointless” telephone sanitisers having been evacuated to Earth) :);)
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  8. Kandahar

    Kandahar Lead commenter

    You have no problem with criminal damage? That would probably correlate with some of you other strange ideas.
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  9. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    I don't want to change the law on criminal damage. I expect people to be held to account for their actions in accordance with the law.

    However, I don't blame these people for trying to do something while the likes of you are trying to stop anyone doing anything to preserve a future for our younger people.
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  10. Kandahar

    Kandahar Lead commenter

  11. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    When you worship at the alter of AGW pseudo-science your only problem is 'data fit'.
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  12. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    'Panic monger mode' and this early in the discussion!:rolleyes:
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  13. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Lock the cretins up. Give them something of a criminal record. The idiots need to be stopped.
  14. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    I bet that's you

    At the weekend.
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  15. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    Exxon's scientists agree with the "mainstream" climate scientists. Their scientists predicted exactly the same warming.

    Deal with that.
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  16. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Well, digging up the grass at Trinity seems to have been pointless anyway, since it has just been announced that the public inquiry inspector has rejected proposals for the logistics hub.

    Kirton and Trimley Community Action Group (KATCAG), which has been fighting the proposals, said of the inspector's rejection: "This demonstrates that constructive, collective and sustained action can reap results". ... The group said its representatives at the Local Plan public inquiry had made a "terrific case" on behalf of local residents.​


    I think the Community Action Group have done better than the lawn destroyers. I wonder at what point the activities of Extinction Rebellion end up repelling more people than they attract, especially as ruining an attractive feature of Cambridge city centre was done too late to influence the result of the public inquiry and was thus pointless.
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2020
  17. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    There is NO evidence to suggest that; which you have yet produced. Magazine articles are not evidence IMO.
    Perhaps the courts will publish one day, in the mean time can we discuss facts not speculations on guilt????
  18. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

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  19. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    If these were Brexiteers* you can bet they'd have been arrested.

    No idea why these vandals are tolerated.

    * Not that they would.
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  20. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    I was looking up the punishments for the last acts of the extinction group. It seems the punishments do not fit crimes and often the crimes selected to prosecute are minor ones like obstruction the police
    Personally I am turning away from such idiots, but I assume that won't worry them. We have judges and Juries saying they are guilty, with sorrow they have to be prosecuted.
    Basically they can almost do as they please and think and 'I am sorry to inconvenience you' wins then forgiveness.
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