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Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 775
Posted By Silver Cheetah
*EVERYONE* should read that book… It’s a real...

*EVERYONE* should read that book…
It’s a real o_0[/b]</font>[/QUOTE]<font color="#99ffcc"> As a Proud eater of meats and meat like substances and the decendant of males who also have et meat all...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 02:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,239
Posted By Silver Cheetah
We have bloody tons of milk and meat, more than...

We have bloody tons of milk and meat, more than we can handle. Likewise crops. The problem is not the amount of food in the world, it's the way it's distributed.

In fact, over production is a...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 775
Posted By Silver Cheetah
yes, Silver Cheetah. Here in the USA, it's GE - >...

yes, Silver Cheetah. Here in the USA, it's GE - > Genetically Enhanced Just a marketing ploy to make it seem better for us. graemlins/idontagreeatall.gif [/b]</font>[/QUOTE]Hehe, like your style,...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 02:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 775
Posted By Silver Cheetah
<font color="#ff55cc"> Never heard about that,...

<font color="#ff55cc"> Never heard about that, but some times things like that are done due to public health reasons, or to protect indigenous plants from non-native plants...are apples native to...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 02:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,906
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Per me, l'italiano la lingua piu bella.........

Per me, l'italiano la lingua piu bella...... Francese anche carina. Tedesco, - lo parlo solo un po, sfortunatamente.

I lived in Naples for a few years, so my Italian sounds rather Neopolitan,...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 02:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 775
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Um, what bit don't you understand? Maybe you call...

Um, what bit don't you understand? Maybe you call GM something different in the US?
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 02:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 775
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Hehe, if you want to know about contaminated...

Hehe, if you want to know about contaminated food, go read Fast Food Nation. Scarey stuff. So glad I'm a veggie - what goes on in the meat industry is beyond belief.

On the trade war front, well,...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 01:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 775
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Weeeeeell, it means that the US won't be able to...

Weeeeeell, it means that the US won't be able to export GM food to the EU unless it's properly labelled as such. In Europe, the majority of people (or consumers, as we're all known as these days) are...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 10:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,239
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Silver Cheetah, Cerek posed the same question as...

Silver Cheetah, Cerek posed the same question as you in a post that came a couple posts after Deathbringer's.[/b]</font>[/QUOTE]Um yes, that will teach me to read the whole thread before jumping in!...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 09:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 775
Posted By Silver Cheetah
I am delighted to report that the EU voted 'yes'...

I am delighted to report that the EU voted 'yes' to labelling all foods with more than 0.5% GM content. This only the first phase, and I do hope that subsequent phases will go through without...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 08:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,239
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Er, how is this different from being a non...

Er, how is this different from being a non genetically engineered pig, waiting for humans to get hungry so they can kill me and eat my meat and organs?
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-09-2002, 08:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 838
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Is that so? ..... :D [ 07-09-2002, 08:49...

Is that so? ..... :D

[ 07-09-2002, 08:49 AM: Message edited by: Silver Cheetah ]
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-05-2002, 05:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,901
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Go for it! A rose by any other name......

Go for it! A rose by any other name......
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-05-2002, 07:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,445
Posted By Silver Cheetah
What, the Romans actually called it 'the Orient'?...

What, the Romans actually called it 'the Orient'? How very strange and interesting!

What was the actual Latin word they used?[/b]</font>[/QUOTE]The actual Latin word they used was Oriens -...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-04-2002, 07:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,141
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Not true a bit. I love going into churches,...

Not true a bit. I love going into churches, specially the really pretty ones wiv frankinsence, cos they are great places to have a quiet and lovely time, surrounded by beauty. Good for meditation,...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-04-2002, 07:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,141
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Then it works both ways Cheetah. My freedom, as a...

Then it works both ways Cheetah. My freedom, as a third party, to respond is also covered by the freedom of speech. Why have one rule allowing the first criticism, but not the countercriticism?
...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-04-2002, 07:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
<font color="snow">Ok then - I was talking about...

<font color="snow">Ok then - I was talking about the region. Serbian leaders have recently expressed their wish to try Milosovic in Serbia, under Serbian law. I do not see it...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-04-2002, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Um, Western Europe is generally thought to be...

Um, Western Europe is generally thought to be pretty free and easy as far as personal expression and personal freedom goes. It's not confined to the US, y'know... smile.gif
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-04-2002, 06:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,141
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Always got to have someone raining on the parade...

Always got to have someone raining on the parade don't we. It's the FOURTH OF JULY mate. Show a bit of tolerance will you?

It's like some ass tearing your character apart on your birthday. It's...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-04-2002, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Good lord, what on earth is the point of an...

Good lord, what on earth is the point of an international agreement that is not binding on its signatory members? If countries can pull out willy nilly when they hit a snag they don't like, then the...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-04-2002, 06:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
<font color="snow">hmmm So we can pull out of the...

<font color="snow">hmmm So we can pull out of the ICC? Can Yugoslavia pull out of the ICC? They want to, why can`t they? They are as soveriegn as America is. </font>[/b]</font>[/QUOTE]Er, no...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-04-2002, 06:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Like I said, it can 't be used for crimes...

Like I said, it can 't be used for crimes committed in the past. It doesn't operate retrospectively. So that would never happen. Seems like the US press is whipping up a lot of feeling about this...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-03-2002, 07:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Shame, wanted to listen to the song, then...

Shame, wanted to listen to the song, then realised I don't have any speakers! Like your sig!! Whaddya mean, 'if' the Republicans have power...... hehehehehe........ I think you just hit the naily on...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-03-2002, 07:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
I couldnt agree with you more. Rapists are the...

I couldnt agree with you more. Rapists are the scum of the earth and only deserve short extremly painfull lives. Concentration camps are also an abomination. If you are going to kill civilians , do...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-03-2002, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By Silver Cheetah
European sentiment in regard to America was...

European sentiment in regard to America was actually pretty good in the general populatoin til Bush junior came on the scene. Certainly we had our problems and disagreements, and the left wing were...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-03-2002, 07:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
I think the whole idea of a court is that actions...

I think the whole idea of a court is that actions are tried on an individual basis, in context, under legislation. Because of the new nature of this court, there are going to be problems, inevitably....
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-03-2002, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Thanks DeSoya, that makes a lot of sense, except...

Thanks DeSoya, that makes a lot of sense, except that it can't be to do with things that have already taken place, as cases cannot be brought before the court retrospectively.

However, abuses...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-03-2002, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Ugh, you're not wrong. Offal and TVP mostly ...

Ugh, you're not wrong. Offal and TVP mostly graemlins/1disgust.gif

I agree SC about the power of their advertising. Because it's so recognisable, and also because they have limited choices...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-03-2002, 06:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,445
Posted By Silver Cheetah
What, the Romans actually called it 'the Orient'?...

What, the Romans actually called it 'the Orient'? How very strange and interesting!

What was the actual Latin word they used?
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-03-2002, 06:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
I don't think that makes the U.S. unique, no. But...

I don't think that makes the U.S. unique, no. But it seems that most European nations have at least some notion that working together is mutually beneficial, hence the formation of the E.U.
My...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-03-2002, 05:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Innocent until proven guilty of course. That's...

Innocent until proven guilty of course. That's the way it is in European law, and the setting up of this court was driven by Europe (with a lot of legal help from the US, I might add... )

Its no...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 03:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Why great? It doesn't answer the question. I have...

Why great? It doesn't answer the question. I have already said that this is NOT about protection from foreign governments, due to the fact that Americans would only ever be tried by the international...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 03:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
So, what is the US so afraid of? Like I said, the...

So, what is the US so afraid of? Like I said, the ICC is for cases where national courts have refused to try someone accused of say, war crimes. So where a nation refused to try a dictator, then they...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 02:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Well, I might not pick up on them! Can anyone...

Well, I might not pick up on them! Can anyone else tell me?

EDIT: Don't understand the 'foreign governments' thing. The court is an international tribunal, and we're talking about lawyers, not...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 02:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,445
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Singaporeans. ;) [/b]</font>[/QUOTE]Oops. Ta...

Singaporeans. ;) [/b]</font>[/QUOTE]Oops. Ta bab. :blushes:
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 02:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By Silver Cheetah
I'm having a bit of difficulty understanding the...

I'm having a bit of difficulty understanding the US position in relation to the ICC, which the US seems to have said NO to in no uncertain terms. 74 states have ratified the treaty so far, many more...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Nope. Oh, except for the space thing. That one...

Nope. Oh, except for the space thing. That one just runs and runs....
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 02:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,445
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Nope. It's meaningless in real terms (see my post...

Nope. It's meaningless in real terms (see my post above). If you don't know where someone comes from, how about you ask them? smile.gif I've heard it used to refer to Japanese, Chinese, Indians,...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 02:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,445
Posted By Silver Cheetah
It's a pretty catch all term, really. What do we...

It's a pretty catch all term, really. What do we mean by it? What races are 'covered'? It smacks of exotic, slant eyed houris... and so on and so forth. I don't know what the banning is about, heard...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Oh I totally agree.. I'ts just suprising to me...

Oh I totally agree.. I'ts just suprising to me that so many artificial chemicals - for lack of a better word, can be put in food that everyday people eat.[/b]</font>[/QUOTE]Hehe. Start reading labels...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By Silver Cheetah
I just can't forgive them for the fries thing. In...

I just can't forgive them for the fries thing. In the UK, we used to have these great lovely FAT chips, really yummy. Now most places serve stupid thin 'fries' which just don't measure up, in my...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By Silver Cheetah
How is it that a whole planet has been...

How is it that a whole planet has been brainwashed into thinking that shit tastes good? Just shows the power of advertising...... In the US, are the venues nicer than they are here? In Britain, you...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 11:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,972
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Couple of things, Mag.. On the Enron front, from...

Couple of things, Mag.. On the Enron front, from what I've read, I understand that the company themselves were very keen on employees investing in their stock, and gave incentives for them to do so....
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 11:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,972
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Definitely, but a recession can be talked up or...

Definitely, but a recession can be talked up or talked down. Consumer confidence or lack of it, it the key. If enough people - in fear, don't spend - the economy collapses.[/b]</font>[/QUOTE]That is...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 11:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,972
Posted By Silver Cheetah
The whole stock market thing, though, is founded...

The whole stock market thing, though, is founded on people taking actions now, based on their assessment of what a situation currently is, and what it is going to be. So basically, you are gambling...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By Silver Cheetah
I love it, especially if its real deal...

I love it, especially if its real deal frankincense. I'll go into a catholic church just to do sniffing. Although some of the priests are a bit iffy about cats in church.

A caveat - cheap nasty...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 11:02 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,972
Posted By Silver Cheetah
:Getting back on soapbox: smile.gif I...

:Getting back on soapbox: smile.gif

I forgot to say that in Germany, 80% of school leavers go onto receive either vocational training or a degree, and all except 1% receive formal post...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 10:55 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,972
Posted By Silver Cheetah
Yorick, I work for one of the world's biggest...

Yorick, I work for one of the world's biggest finance companies (on a freelance basis, I hasten to add.) The rose coloured spectacles got trodden on quite a while back.

On the dollar falling,...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 10:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,972
Posted By Silver Cheetah
<font color="#00ffee">This is the biggest copout...

<font color="#00ffee">This is the biggest copout that has ever been propagated. The rich being rich or getting richer in no way prevents other people from getting wealthier. errr....well as long...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 07-02-2002, 10:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,972
Posted By Silver Cheetah
then this That's bizarre; system or...

then this
That's bizarre; system or individual matey?
I'd have to agree about the 'robber barons' though. But current government and business practices are designed to support them as far as I...
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