Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'Torture Report release today'
"While rendition of interogees was done in order to use EID's somewhat legally (disputable), I doubt if American CIA officials would allow some tortures to be done in their purview. Stuff like…"
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Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'Torture Report release today'
"We could, but then the ticking time bomb day comes and the President has to ask himself, "Is maintaining our standards more important than saving 2 million Americans," and you and I both…"
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Ed replied to Simon Mathews's discussion 'Ear-piercing a baby'
"Very real. I believe it is practiced in Asia somewhere. But the decision is ultimately the child's when they reach the age to start the stretching. The neck becomes very weak and cannot properly…"
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Belle Rose replied to Simon Mathews's discussion 'Ear-piercing a baby'
"In my particular situation, the break away from the oppressive culture I grew up in was (is) much harder to break away from.... I wasn't really brought up "indoctinated." I became a…"
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Simon Mathews replied to Simon Mathews's discussion 'Ear-piercing a baby'
"Yes, it's amazing how stuff sticks with us - particularly from our upbringing. That's why I think you've done so well so break away from theism - not an easy thing. I never had that…"
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Belle Rose replied to Jessica Miller's discussion 'Is There Any Ex-Mennonites or Ex-Amish On This Site?'
"I have been reading blogs people have written about not buying anything for a year. For example: http://www.theminimalists.com/failure/"
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Belle Rose replied to Jessica Miller's discussion 'Is There Any Ex-Mennonites or Ex-Amish On This Site?'
"Yep :) I'm on my way to becoming a "minimalist." the thing about that is it's not tied up in religion. There's lots of stuff about "minimalism" you might enjoy :)"
6 hours ago
Belle Rose commented on Belle Rose's blog post 'How did that happen?'
"I'm just wondering if anyone has any suggestions....insights....advice....etc etc..."
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Belle Rose replied to Simon Mathews's discussion 'Ear-piercing a baby'
"RE: Another thing the annoys me is that her mum always thinks that I am the one to have the final say on everything because I am the man. Believe me, I do not get the final say on everything!! Yep.…"
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