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Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 4:22am
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Posted By Tedronai
The editorial references this...

The editorial references this (http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/07/when-even-these-experts-savage-obamas-drone-policy-its-time-to-worry/374132/) article which references this...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 10:16pm
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
See: 'the U.S. appears to claim, in effect, the...

See: 'the U.S. appears to claim, in effect, the legal right to kill any person it determines is a member of al-Qaida or its associated forces, in any state on Earth, at any time, based on secret...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 9:31pm
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
'Bombing campaigns' is a uselessly broad category...

'Bombing campaigns' is a uselessly broad category for evaluating the validity of military action. The fact that actions in that category were taken in the past is not relevant to evaluations of...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 9:05pm
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
Is that concept intended to be applied equally to...

Is that concept intended to be applied equally to torture, terrorism, and assassination?
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 8:39pm
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
It's certainly not a bombing campaign as used...

It's certainly not a bombing campaign as used since WW2.

Not that many of the bombing campaigns of WW2 would be acceptable under current international law to which the US is signatory and...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 7:17am
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
Situations like this is why the ICC is a thing. ...

Situations like this is why the ICC is a thing.

Again, I have seen comments from some sources claiming that a pardon is not applicable to crimes of this sort. Even more so when contemplating...
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 6:09am
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
Only if we keep him away from the giant killer...

Only if we keep him away from the giant killer robot bodies.
Forum: Worldly Talk Yesterday, 5:24am
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
Obama, the president who greatly expanded the...

Obama, the president who greatly expanded the program of the US government executing people, from any state they deem fit and wherever they happen to reside, based on secret evidence examined by...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 16 '14, 8:57pm
Replies: 63
Views: 1,087
Posted By Tedronai
There is some risk of people committing violent,...

There is some risk of people committing violent, despicable acts that is inseparably linked with a reasonably free society.

That risk, however, can be reduced. In this case, I would suggest not...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 16 '14, 6:21am
Replies: 63
Views: 1,087
Posted By Tedronai
Let's see... The horribleness of violent...

Let's see...
The horribleness of violent extremism has been touched on already, yes? I don't see anything to disagree with, there. Violent extremism is horrible.
Well-wishes for those who...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 16 '14, 6:03am
Replies: 63
Views: 1,087
Posted By Tedronai
The possible role of religion as a motivation for...

The possible role of religion as a motivation for this violence has at least been touched upon in almost every reporting of the incident that I've seen.
A discussion of the merit of such claims...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 16 '14, 6:00am
Replies: 63
Views: 1,087
Posted By Tedronai
It's not a question of the validity of the...

It's not a question of the validity of the religion, it's a question of the significance of the statistics.

What percentage of the worldwide Muslim population engages in terrorism explicitly in...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 16 '14, 5:51am
Replies: 63
Views: 1,087
Posted By Tedronai
From...

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_atheism :
'And who can deny that Stalin and Mao, not to mention Pol Pot and a host of others, all committed atrocities in the name of a Communist...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 16 '14, 5:11am
Replies: 63
Views: 1,087
Posted By Tedronai
I'm pretty confident in describing Jainism as an...

I'm pretty confident in describing Jainism as an outlier.
(also, it falls quite short of the admittedly arbitrary cut-off I previously specified)
Less than 1% of the world's population by even the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 16 '14, 2:25am
Replies: 63
Views: 1,087
Posted By Tedronai
Terrorism does not require affiliation with a...

Terrorism does not require affiliation with a recognized terrorist organization, or even any organizational affiliation whatsoever.
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 16 '14, 12:04am
Replies: 63
Views: 1,087
Posted By Tedronai
I'll just leave this...

I'll just leave this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhism_and_violence) here
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 15 '14, 11:17pm
Replies: 63
Views: 1,087
Posted By Tedronai
Islam is not the culprit, here, extremism is. ...

Islam is not the culprit, here, extremism is.

ex. Please identify a single major (ie. counted in the hundreds of millions of adherents worldwide) religion or life-guiding-philosophy that does not...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 15 '14, 6:07pm
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
What do you mean by 'properly used'?

What do you mean by 'properly used'?
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 15 '14, 1:16am
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
The US has it within their power to glass every...

The US has it within their power to glass every 'terrorist training camp' in the middle east. They do not, however, have it within their power to do so and survive the global retaliation.

Sadly,...
Forum: GM Workshop Dec 14 '14, 5:30am
Replies: 838
Views: 37,404
Posted By Tedronai
I would suggest looking into other 'rules-light'...

I would suggest looking into other 'rules-light' systems. (WoD isn't really one, but some variations of FATE are, particularly FAE)
Forum: GM Workshop Dec 14 '14, 3:56am
Replies: 838
Views: 37,404
Posted By Tedronai
PvE is usually not terribly different from most...

PvE is usually not terribly different from most other activities in freeform: try not to step on anyone's toes too badly and keep an eye to mutual enjoyment

PvP is possibly the most extreme...
Forum: GM Workshop Dec 14 '14, 2:31am
Replies: 838
Views: 37,404
Posted By Tedronai
PvP or PvE?

PvP or PvE?
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 13 '14, 6:39am
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
I suspect that the problem is the procedures by...

I suspect that the problem is the procedures by which they are used - I wouldn't call them 'tactics' - possibly complicated by a further emotional disconnect that renders pilots more willing to...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 13 '14, 2:53am
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
I am quite certain that some of the methods...

I am quite certain that some of the methods (http://www.livingunderdrones.org/report/) the US is currently using to 'fight terrorists' do significantly contribute to their continued hostility towards...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 12 '14, 9:56pm
Replies: 91
Views: 1,421
Posted By Tedronai
Report Implicates U.S. In Brazilian...

Report Implicates U.S. In Brazilian Dictatorship’s Torture Practices...
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