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The menace of Choudary is at last behind bars - Douglas Murray speaks on hate preacher ‎ http://www.express.co.uk/comme­nt/expresscomment/701108/Choud­ary-menace-last-behind-bar-Dou­glas-Murray-speaks-hate-preach­er-court-muslim ‎ ‎‎ Sent from my BlackBerry 10 sma­rtphone on the EE n Keith G. Aug 18, 2016 1:34 AM
As I see it: The invisible Jewish victims - Melanie Phillips: ‎As I see it: The invisible Jewish victims‎ ‎ http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/A­s-I-see-it-The-invisible-Jewis­h-victims-462068 ‎ ‎ Sent from my BlackBerry 10 sma­rtphone on the EE network.‎ Keith G. Jul 31, 2016 10:50 AM
Re: [brights-118] Re: Re: [brights-118] Re: Re: [brights-118] Re: Europe's terror summer: will politicians now accept the reality of Islamic terrorism? - Several people have confirmed to us that it's exactly that but, really, who cares. You've repeatedly thrown insults here (particularly over Israel, as I recall) yet have always taken great offence when anyone has dared to return fire -- or responded wit Keith G. Jul 31, 2016 10:46 AM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Re: Re: [brights-118] Re: Europe's terror summer: will politicians now accept the reality of Islamic terrorism? - It's ok. Like everyone else going to bow out of something I used to enjoy. The Galileo bastard group is not an echo chamber as you called it. We have very different views on many things but never insult each other and and see each other as friends. karen b. Jul 31, 2016 8:18 AM
Re: [brights-118] Re: Re: [brights-118] Re: Europe's terror summer: will politicians now accept the reality of Islamic terrorism? - Yeah yeah, blah blah -- inconvenient facts are "cliché responses." No Franco-German opposition, no IS, no anti-western crap, no murderous responses to cartoons & etc, no rapes, no slavery, no burnings/beheadings, yakety-yak, yakety-yak. And *obviously* Keith G. Jul 31, 2016 12:38 AM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Re: Europe's terror summer: will politicians now accept the reality of Islamic terrorism? - No need for a response as Apparently you have managed to know my thoughts and get more cliche responses in than a football commentator! K karen b. Jul 30, 2016 6:49 AM
Re: [brights-118] Re: Europe's terror summer: will politicians now accept the reality of Islamic terrorism? - Maybe because France and Germany opposed, and tried to prevent, the overthrow of Iraq's genocidal despot in 2003. And presumably Murray "views a religion as the issue" because of 'Islamic State' and the trademark "Allahu Akbar." I wouldn't need to be to Keith G. Jul 30, 2016 12:08 AM
Re: Europe's terror summer: will politicians now accept the reality of Islamic terrorism? - I would be interested in your view, Keith, on a piece that completely ignores the attack in Iraq as this does not fall into its theory and that views a religion as the issue rather than the complex sociopolitical situation in the Middle East which we are karen b. Jul 28, 2016 8:34 AM
Europe's terror summer: will politicians now accept the reality of Islamic terrorism? - http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2­016/07/will-politicians-accept­-reality-islamic-terrorism/ ‎ ‎ Sent from my BlackBerry 10 sma­rtphone on the EE network.‎ Keith G. Jul 28, 2016 12:46 AM
Re: Nice Terror Attack: What They're NOT Telling You - I think we might need more of an indication of your view on this video and what the purpose is in sharing it with the group? K karen b. Jul 16, 2016 8:08 AM
Nice Terror Attack: What They're NOT Telling You - Paul Joseph Watson: ‎Nice Terror Attack: What They're NOT Telling You ‎ ‎https://m.youtube.com/watch?v­=zwp4znSQ3WM ‎ Sent from my BlackBerry 10 sma­rtphone on the EE network.‎ Keith G. Jul 16, 2016 12:54 AM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Relevant to recent emails - That is a really good article. It made me reflect that maybe I find myself irritated by Keith's responses because their views oppose mine. I do not think it is. Richard and I disagree on lots (at the Galileo Bastards) while I always feel disappointed karen b. Jul 7, 2016 6:48 AM
Re: [brights-118] Relevant to recent emails - Would it be wrong to say that's a great link and article?  Also see Tim Berners-Lee's arguments about the need for 'stretch friends' as a way of trying to overcome the tryranny of ideological and cultural echo chambers. Jonathan M. Jul 6, 2016 10:41 PM
Relevant to recent emails - Richard A. Jul 6, 2016 10:26 PM
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state now re tone of discourse - ‎Karen. I have provided you with numerous detailed responses over the years but can't think why I should pretend that reflection has led me to thinking you're right when it hasn't. I'm not going to fake it for fear of seeming "unfriendly", "judgmental Keith G. Jul 5, 2016 12:29 AM
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state now re tone of discourse - Goo Armando Jul 4, 2016 3:38 PM
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state now re tone of discourse - I am genuinely willing to concede that Keith is unaware his responses often feel at the mildest unfriendly. However this is a view I have expressed more than once, as have others, with no r karen b. Jul 4, 2016 2:33 PM
Re: Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state now re tone of discourse - Just received an email telling me Paul has deleted himself from the group. Very disappointed about this. I will now email him to see if he can reconcile his 10:55am post with his 11:21am post. I certainly can't and am unable/unwilling to apologise for i Keith G. Jul 3, 2016 12:25 PM
Re: Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state now re tone of discourse - Paul. I very much appreciate our online debates both because your points are always worth discussing and because you don't interpret criticisms of those points as personal attacks, as well as for the other reasons you gave. I would point out, however, t Keith G. Jul 3, 2016 12:06 PM
Re: Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - ‎Jeanette. When did I label you with stereotypes? I quoted you accurately in my response to Karen. What "assumptions and emotive words"? What anger and bitterness? And who wouldn't be irritated by a baseless claim of "bullying"? It is a stereotype tha Keith G. Jul 3, 2016 12:00 PM
Re: Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - ‎I would agree that the £350 million a week claim is "spin" as we get half of that back BUT (a) the rebate is constantly under threat, and (b) much of the money taken off this figure is to be spent on what the EU want it spent on -- and with an EU fl Keith G. Jul 3, 2016 11:57 AM
An unworthy argument - In defendi Paul B. Jul 3, 2016 11:21 AM
RE: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (rebloggedfrom Wandering Gaia) - Keith its your assumptions and emotive words I object to not your persuasions. By emotion I usu Jeanette H. Jul 2, 2016 6:59 PM
Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - Hi, To the extent that the Brights movement is about promoting a naturalistic evidence-based set of ideologies or worldviews, and politics is about acting collectively to achieve better outcomes given these ideologies/wor Jonathan M. Jul 2, 2016 4:24 PM
Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - Karen again makes clear that any response she doesn't like is "borderline bullying" and Jeanette gives the game away with "Maybe its in this current difficult situation the country is in which makes these comments even harder to take." Why join a Bright Keith G. Jul 2, 2016 11:22 AM
‎Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - No, I do understand the word "it." 'We've both got Monday off. Let's spend it in the swimming pool.' We're going to spend *sixteen hours* in the swimming pool? The Leave NHS slogan did exactly what the Left and the Nats do. Did I miss your complaints ab Keith G. Jul 2, 2016 11:16 AM
Re: Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state now re tone of discourse - Paul B. Jul 2, 2016 10:55 AM
Re: Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - I agree Paul. The statement on the bus was misleading both because the figure was wrong and because it is a clear statement that says all to NHS. There are no codicil so to alter the statement. I was clear at the time it was a lie. But others believ karen b. Jul 2, 2016 5:45 AM
Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - Paul B. Jul 1, 2016 10:50 AM
RE: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (rebloggedfrom Wandering Gaia) - I completely agree with Karen. My husband and I came to one of the meetings in the pub in town Jeanette H. Jul 1, 2016 8:36 AM
Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - I have been a member of this group for a number of years. I used to enjoy our big diverse meetings and the interesting email discussion Recently I have found myself participating less and less. And that is reflected by others also withdrawing or perha karen b. Jul 1, 2016 8:02 AM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - ‎"How is the EU unelected, unaccountable, corrupt and bureaucratic?‎" ‎ ‎Google: ‎ EU+unelected‎ EU+unaccountable‎ EU+corrupt‎ EU+bureaucractic ‎ See also: Brussels Laid Bare, The Great European Rip-off, etc.‎ ‎ Sent from my Bla Keith G. Jul 1, 2016 1:30 AM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - "UKIP's Breaking Point ad, all brownskinned." ‎ ‎Yes, because it was a photograph. That's what the people looked like. Concerns over immigration are based on numbers, not skin colour. And I'm told, by the way, that the photograph had previously be Keith G. Jul 1, 2016 1:21 AM
Why Michael Gove is not fit to lead anything - Paul B. Jun 30, 2016 5:56 PM
"Asteroid Day" - Can I invite you all to take a long look at the 'Asteroid Day' website - including a 'Live' blog? Today in the year 1908, a small chunk of white hot, iron-hard rock exploded over Tungusta in eastern Siberia. The energy released from that boloid destroy Billy R. Jun 30, 2016 4:36 PM
Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - How is the EU&nbs joseph Jun 29, 2016 2:23 PM
Spam from my account - Paul B. Jun 29, 2016 12:48 PM
Spam from my account - Spam from my accou Paul B. Jun 29, 2016 12:20 PM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - Paul B. Jun 29, 2016 11:47 AM
Re: [brights-118] Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - ‎Would somebody who'd been neglected and attended one of the worst schools in the country also be "disguised as an ordinary bloke"? And since when has it been odd for campaigning politicians to don hard hats and pretend to drive things? ‎ I take i Keith G. Jun 29, 2016 1:25 AM
Dispatches from a failing state (reblogged from Wandering Gaia) - Paul B. Jun 27, 2016 6:15 PM
Brexit | Legally and constitutionally, what now? - Paul B. Jun 26, 2016 4:46 PM
Brexit | Legally and constitutionally, what now? - Paul B. Jun 26, 2016 4:42 PM
Re: [brights-118] Re: Meaning of Brexit - No I didn't. I asked "Who is it that wants to dump regulation?" If we're freed from EU regulation, we'll replace it with our own.‎ ‎ Prof Minford is not the Prime Minister. Or parliament. Or the electorate. He can want what he likes! ‎ And it' Keith G. Jun 20, 2016 12:19 AM
Re: Meaning of Brexit - Keith asks who say Paul B. Jun 19, 2016 9:09 AM
Re: [brights-118] The meaning of Brexit - ‎Working hours/gender equality/climate change will all get worse? ‎ And who is it that wants to dump regulation? -- Vote Leave? ‎ Brexit: The Movie‎ ‎ ‎http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=­UTMxfAkxfQ0‎ ‎ Out -- and into the world: why Th Keith G. Jun 19, 2016 12:28 AM
The meaning of Brexit - Paul B. Jun 17, 2016 8:06 AM
The meaning of Brexit - Paul B. Jun 17, 2016 8:00 AM
Fw: New Strip at J&M - I thought this might Paul B. Jun 15, 2016 12:07 PM
Fw: Time for Reflection - This fro Paul B. Jun 15, 2016 8:39 AM
City plans to remove trees in Kelvingrove Park - I signed this because Paul B. Jun 13, 2016 11:07 AM
An involuntary asylum seeker ,and the long reach of Saudi Arabia - Paul B. Jun 5, 2016 2:41 PM
Abuse, Fear & Manipulation: Saudi Arabia's hold inside the UK; presentation this Thursday, based on experience - ----- Forwarded Message ----- Paul B. May 31, 2016 11:43 PM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Professor wants Christian universities for Scotland - This, I think, is one of the cases where, behind the rhet Paul B. May 30, 2016 11:09 AM
Re: [brights-118] Professor wants Christian universities for Scotland - As I understand this, Professor Fraser wants universities that teach within "the pre-suppositional framework of a Christian world view" because he feels that our universities currently teach within the pre-suppositional framework of an Atheistic world v Keith G. May 30, 2016 12:35 AM
Professor wants Christian universities for Scotland - Paul B. May 29, 2016 10:34 AM
From Ice Age Scotland to today's Chile; the case of the vanishing lake - In case you missed this on 3 Quarks daily: Paul B. May 27, 2016 9:49 PM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Fw: The Glasgow Brights Meetup Group Mailing List Daily Digest - "One more time: The point of my blog post was to draw attention to legislative action that will, as the legislators themselves must clearly know, have zero or absolutely minimal effect, and to suggest that this is at once a way of rallying the troops, a Keith G. May 17, 2016 2:56 PM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Fw: The Glasgow Brights Meetup Group Mailing List Daily Digest - Keith: "Really? Where did I miss the point?" Paul B. May 17, 2016 11:06 AM
Re: [brights-118] Fw: The Glasgow Brights Meetup Group Mailing List Daily Digest - Really? Where did I miss the point? The North Carolina law is based on the erroneous notion that men who have become women are still men as well as the fact that "living as a female" does not make you a female. People who think that men always remain me Keith G. May 16, 2016 4:44 PM
Fw: The Glasgow Brights Meetup Group Mailing List Daily Digest - Keith: You miss the point Paul B. May 16, 2016 10:44 AM
Re: [brights-118] Transgender bathrooms, creationism, climate change denial, and the Ten Commandments - ‎Three questions and three answers: ‎ "Why does North Carolina want to force transgender persons to use the wrong public toilet?" ‎ Because they're worried men in ladies toilets are a bigger rape threat to little girls than men in gents toilet Keith G. May 15, 2016 2:12 PM
Transgender bathrooms, creationism, climate change denial, and the Ten Commandments - Paul B. May 14, 2016 11:18 AM
Trump on vaccines - Paul B. May 12, 2016 7:57 PM
A new site for teaching materials about humanism: - A new site for teaching materials about humanism: Paul B. May 10, 2016 4:06 PM
Re: “I’m not pro-nuclear; just pro-arithmetic” - I have ann Paul B. May 10, 2016 4:04 PM
A new site for teaching materials about humanism - A new site for teaching materials about humanism: Paul B. May 10, 2016 10:47 AM
“I’m not pro-nuclear; just pro-arithmetic” - Renewables only doesn’t add up – I wish it did: Paul B. May 10, 2016 10:00 AM
Looking for a good letting agent in Glasgow - I am looking for a good letting agency in Glasgow. I'm a l Paul B. May 7, 2016 4:12 PM
Re: My question re unelected Church appointees on Council education Committees - Thankyou f Paul B. May 2, 2016 5:50 PM
Top LibDem Glasgow list candidate wants to keep Church nominees on Council Committees - Paul B. May 1, 2016 10:39 AM
Re: Scottish Muslim groups fail to attend Ahmadi anti-extremism event‎ - The reason g Paul B. Apr 20, 2016 8:14 AM
Scottish Muslim groups fail to attend Ahmadi anti-extremism event‎ - ‎http://www.theguardian.com/uk­-news/2016/apr/18/scottish-mus­lim-groups-ahmadi-anti-extremi­sm-campaign-launch-glasgow?CMP­=share_btn_tw ‎ Sent from my BlackBerry 10 sma­rtphone on the EE network. Keith G. Apr 19, 2016 2:50 PM
Editorial re-think on the morality of 'hacking'. - Investigative journalism, either in typed reportage or news video format, is one of the most important roles in civilised modernity. The weekly 'New Statesman' magazine, during the early 80's, exposed the extremely high risk NATO/Soviet policy Billy R. Apr 18, 2016 5:20 PM
Integration vs assimilation - I will b Paul B. Apr 17, 2016 12:45 PM
Re: Katie Hopkins on What British Muslims Really Think - I never re Paul B. Apr 16, 2016 2:08 PM
16, 17 year olds now eligible to vote, but if not yet registered must act by MONDAY - I should Paul B. Apr 16, 2016 3:38 AM
If you know anyone who hasn't been sent a polling card, they need to act BY MONDAY - Paul B. Apr 16, 2016 3:35 AM
Katie Hopkins on What British Muslims Really Think - Repeatedly omits the word 'many' then throws in silly/nasty references to "mangey rutting" and a "measly Muslim member" -- What do British Muslims Really Think? Now we know. And it's terrifying By Katie Hopkins for MailOnline‎ http://www.dai Keith G. Apr 15, 2016 11:39 PM
Re: C4 survey and documentary reveals What British Muslims Really Think - It's interesting and not that surprising. The only issue I have with the survey is that the 1008 (tiny sample?) were only taken from areas with > 20% Muslim populations. That does skew the groups. It will exclude many that I would know who would be Muslim karen b. Apr 13, 2016 1:48 PM
C4 survey and documentary reveals What British Muslims Really Think - What British Muslims Really Think -- 10pm, Wednesday 13th April ‎ http://www.channel4.com/info/p­ress/news/c4-survey-and-docume­ntary-reveals-what-british-mus­lims-really-think ‎ ‎ Sent from my BlackBerry 10 sma­rtphone on the EE network Keith G. Apr 13, 2016 12:41 AM
Philosophy Now - My letter in the April/May issue of Philosophy Now magazine:‎ ‎ Dear Editor: In response to PN’s five essays on Free Will (Issue 112), I would like to highlight some key points that appear to have been overlooked. To wit, your mind/brain cannot Keith G. Apr 3, 2016 12:43 AM
"Arise, Sir Paul . . . . ." - BREAKING NEWS. . . .  on the BBC! Our very own Prof Braterman has been "BeKNIGHTED BY Her Maj the QueenBe, down in the 'richly rewarded' WestMajnster Palace place. For, on this special day, Her Majestic QB hath spoken, softly to the oft bent kneed Billy R. Apr 1, 2016 1:33 PM
Love's limits - My letter in Wednesday's Evening Times: It was great to read that more than £100,000 has been raised, via an online fundraising page, for the family of Asad Shah but why were people displaying a “Love for all, hatred for none” banner? We don’ Keith G. Mar 31, 2016 12:36 AM
The Truth About the Brussels Attack - Paul Joseph Watson --‎ ‎ https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=­hFyhY8WVCm0 ‎ Sent from my BlackBerry 10 sma­rtphone on the EE network.‎ Keith G. Mar 27, 2016 9:27 PM
Links - Recommended at Wednesday's meet-up -- Chris Rock: ‎ https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=f3PJF0YE-x4‎ Thomas Sowell: ‎ https://www.commentarymagazine­.com/articles/affirmative-acti­on-a-worldwide-disaster/ Larry Elder:‎ https://www.prag Keith G. Mar 27, 2016 9:26 PM
"Intelligent Design is not Design" - Paul B. Mar 19, 2016 4:50 PM
Church seats on Education Committees; your help needed NOW - Paul B. Mar 12, 2016 4:27 PM
Fw: [brights-118] Probable cause of autism. - No, association, not cause. An Paul B. Mar 10, 2016 3:02 PM
Re: Re: [brights-118] For balance - Re: item (2): Indeed, Jonath Paul B. Mar 10, 2016 12:05 PM
Re: [brights-118] Probable cause of autism. - Association and causation are not the same thing.  It may be having dep karen b. Mar 10, 2016 11:48 AM
Probable cause of autism. - Last night, we briefly discussed Tourettes synd and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Reminded me of the following, Dec'15 article, in Richard Dawkins website . . . . (Reuters Health) – Women who take antidepressants during pre Billy R. Mar 10, 2016 3:01 AM
Re: [brights-118] For balance - There are two aspects to Trump's bid for president which I think critics focus too little on, and where I'd be particularly interested in Keith's views on: 1) Trump's 'objective' success as a busin Jonathan M. Mar 9, 2016 9:20 AM
Though I can't resist adding this - Paul B. Mar 8, 2016 9:35 PM
For balance - Paul B. Mar 8, 2016 9:23 PM
Gods and atoms in ancient Rome - Paul B. Mar 6, 2016 10:22 AM
Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Relevant to the Trump story - Paul, ‎ Your six initial replies were not relevant to my letter and still aren't. ‎ "Trump mendaciously says that the majority of whites shot in the US are shot by blacks" ‎ Not true. Trump 'retweeted' statistics (presumably aware that black Keith G. Mar 5, 2016 9:33 PM
Religious privilege in Scottish schools increasing, says Glasgow University report - Paul B. Mar 5, 2016 12:57 PM
Re: Re: Re: [brights-118] Relevant to the Trump story - This will be my last word here Paul B. Mar 5, 2016 10:24 AM
Re: Re: [brights-118] Relevant to the Trump story - ‎Thanks Karen. ‎ Donald Trump called for a moratorium on Muslim immigration. That was clear in his "shutdown" statement and he has made this clear many times since. I don't need to 'interpret' anything or 'offer up my opinion of what Mr Trump mean Keith G. Mar 4, 2016 10:55 PM

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