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State of Turelisa
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Statue of man who instituted Scouts Movement to be removed.

Postby State of Turelisa » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:33 am

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-53004638

Critics of Lord Baden Powell's reputation have long accused him posthumously of paedophilia, hating homosexuals, and atrocities during military service in Africa, although historians have argued the allegations are untrue and unfair.

Now local police in Dorset, where a statue memorialises Lord Baden-Powell, have deemed it is at extreme risk of vandalism after a mob pulled down and tossed into the harbour an unpopular statue in Bristol of a philanthropist whose fortune was made in the slave-trading East Africa Company, and the local authorities have decided to remove it 'temporarily' to protect it.

A group of local residents, much smaller than the protesters in Bristol but otherwise peaceful and orderly, gathered at the quayside to show support for the statue to remain.

I think the council's decision is based on the fact that the local police are not enabled to deal with the sort of mass, iconoclastic vandalism which blighted Bristol, and is no more than a pacifier to violent counter-cultural forces. Are the leftist people who want the statue down permanently the same people who object to the immortalisation in stone and marble of liberal icons who have actually had sexually sinister pasts?

One good example is Oscar Wilde, lionised by the Left, of whom there are several statues across the nation. The court trial whose outcome ruined his reputation revealed his sexual proclivities with under-aged boys. These acts would be defined even now as sexual crimes and reprehensible.

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Postby Imperium Romanum Sanctis » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:39 am

Who's next, Rudyard Kipling?

Jesus Christ Britain, get your shit together.

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Postby Ifreann » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:40 am

Ban statues.
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Postby Drew Durrnil » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:42 am

Ifreann wrote:Ban statues.

Please don't.
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Postby South Reinkalistan » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:42 am

24-hour protection for... a statue?

Glad to see the council has its priorities straight.
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Postby Fartsniffage » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:43 am

Ifreann wrote:Ban statues.


Not all of them...
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Postby Stellar Colonies » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:44 am

Fartsniffage wrote:
Ifreann wrote:Ban statues.


Not all of them...

wtf
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Postby Cekoviu » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:45 am

Ifreann wrote:Ban statues.

Now this is the good take I've been looking for.
Statues are idolatrous.
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Postby State of Turelisa » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:49 am

Cekoviu wrote:
Ifreann wrote:Ban statues.

Now this is the good take I've been looking for.
Statues are idolatrous.


Only if they are adored and revered. The true 'idols' in our age are the so-called celebrities of entertainment and popular culture. Wilde was an idol in his age before he was torn down by his criminal behaviour.
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Postby Thanatttynia » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:51 am

Our opponents won't be happy til the world is a massive airport, no inch distinguishable from the next. These are the opening stages of an attack on human culture in general.

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Postby Earthbound Immortal Squad » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:54 am

Imperium Romanum Sanctis wrote:Who's next, Rudyard Kipling?

Jesus Christ Britain, get your shit together.


I'd be more interested to see if the statues taking down happened in the US? (Don't know if it is or not). If you included people who owned slaves they'd have to take down all the George Washington statues amongst other presidents.

I think what I find worse about all this is judging peoples actions century's ago by todays standards. I'm not saying hail them as hero's but seriously in the grand scheme of things this is lip service. It won't stop racism or bring about any real change it will just make a few people feel satisfied, they go home thinking they have done something and the real problem isn't sorted. I wish the US the best in changing their society as racism is a serious problem there but in the UK people need to get their priorities straight, tearing down statues and changing road signs ain't going to do anything about ending racism.
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Postby South Reinkalistan » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:54 am

Thanatttynia wrote:These are the opening stages of an attack on human culture in general.

You say that like it's a bad thing.
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Postby Cekoviu » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:54 am

State of Turelisa wrote:
Cekoviu wrote:Now this is the good take I've been looking for.
Statues are idolatrous.


Only if they are adored and revered. The true 'idols' in our age are the so-called celebrities of entertainment and popular culture. Wilde was an idol in his age before he was torn down by his criminal behaviour.

The entire point of statues is to show reverence for the person whom they depict.
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Postby Cekoviu » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:55 am

Thanatttynia wrote:Our opponents won't be happy til the world is a massive airport, no inch distinguishable from the next. These are the opening stages of an attack on human culture in general.

I, too, oppose assimilationism.
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Postby Fartsniffage » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:56 am

Earthbound Immortal Squad wrote:
Imperium Romanum Sanctis wrote:Who's next, Rudyard Kipling?

Jesus Christ Britain, get your shit together.


I'd be more interested to see if the statues taking down happened in the US? (Don't know if it is or not). If you included people who owned slaves they'd have to take down all the George Washington statues amongst other presidents.


It has been happening. Columbus got decapitated. A couple of Jefferson Davis statues have been pulled down. And that was what I read this morning, might be more now.
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Postby Loben The 2nd » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:56 am

Thanatttynia wrote:Our opponents won't be happy til the world is a massive airport, no inch distinguishable from the next. These are the opening stages of an attack on human culture in general.


its an attack on humanity.
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Postby Fartsniffage » Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:59 am

Loben The 2nd wrote:
Thanatttynia wrote:Our opponents won't be happy til the world is a massive airport, no inch distinguishable from the next. These are the opening stages of an attack on human culture in general.


its an attack on humanity.


Nah, people are just defending themselves from the Weeping Angels.
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Postby Valrifell » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:00 am

Fartsniffage wrote:
Loben The 2nd wrote:
its an attack on humanity.


Nah, people are just defending themselves from the Weeping Angels.


T-those are real?
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Postby Thanatttynia » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:04 am

Cekoviu wrote:
Thanatttynia wrote:Our opponents won't be happy til the world is a massive airport, no inch distinguishable from the next. These are the opening stages of an attack on human culture in general.

I, too, oppose assimilationism.

This is destructive assimilationism of the highest order, so I hope you oppose this too!

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Postby Valrifell » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:05 am

Ifreann wrote:Ban statues.


Alternatively, make a statue for every person who's ever lived and is currently alive.
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Postby Earthbound Immortal Squad » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:07 am

Valrifell wrote:
Ifreann wrote:Ban statues.


Alternatively, make a statue for every person who's ever lived and is currently alive.


Wasn't there an issue where your leader gets 10's thousands of statues and you have to decided what to do with them?
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Postby Valrifell » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:08 am

Earthbound Immortal Squad wrote:
Valrifell wrote:
Alternatively, make a statue for every person who's ever lived and is currently alive.


Wasn't there an issue where your leader gets 10's thousands of statues and you have to decided what to do with them?


Yes there is.
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Postby Latvijas Otra Republika » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:09 am

Thanatttynia wrote:Our opponents won't be happy til the world is a massive airport, no inch distinguishable from the next. These are the opening stages of an attack on human culture in general.

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Postby State of Turelisa » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:09 am

Imperium Romanum Sanctis wrote:Who's next, Rudyard Kipling?

Jesus Christ Britain, get your shit together.


The police have been struggling with a crime wave here, knife crime, terrorism, and now mobs who call their mass criminal acts 'protesting.' Funding has been cut for them over the last ten years under the austerity measures, introduced to reduce the massive budget deficit which was caused by a long period of public borrowing under Labour during the 2000s.
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