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Old Apr 21st 2019, 11:52 pm
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Andy West, former BBC reporter, left the station after a row . Appeared on Big Brother.

His comments on the Sri-Lanka church and hotel bombings. Just utterly despicable , abhorrent .

https://twitter.com/AndyWestTV?ref_s...Ctwgr%5Eauthor

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Andy West, former BBC reporter, left the station after a row . Appeared on Big Brother.

His comments on the Sri-Lanka church and hotel bombings. Just utterly despicable , abhorrent .

https://twitter.com/AndyWestTV?ref_s...Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Im a bit more abhorred by the acts themselves than by the words of some dickhead.
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Old Apr 22nd 2019, 6:29 am
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Im a bit more abhorred by the acts themselves than by the words of some dickhead.
We agree, the words of some moron on facecrap could not be more insignificant and not deserving of comment..
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Old Apr 22nd 2019, 7:37 am
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Reporting from Beeb also had some distasteful aspects. As usual they highlight how many Brits died. At time like this should we be focussed on the nationality of the victims ?
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Reporting from Beeb also had some distasteful aspects. As usual they highlight how many Brits died. At time like this should we be focussed on the nationality of the victims ?
Same here, seemed focused on a potentially injured Aussie.
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Default Re: Despicable comments from former BBC jouro on the Sri-Lanka bombing

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Reporting from Beeb also had some distasteful aspects. As usual they highlight how many Brits died. At time like this should we be focussed on the nationality of the victims ?
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Same here, seemed focused on a potentially injured Aussie.
Same the world over - nothing sinister.
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West (never heard of him) should realise that the missionaries of whose actions he so disapproves are not the same as the people worshipping in those churches.

Anyway withholding prayers isn't exactly going to hurt anyone.
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Same the world over - nothing sinister.
No not sinister, but distasteful
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"Anyway withholding prayers isn't exactly going to hurt anyone.[/QUOTE]

Nor do prayers help the victims.
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Originally Posted by stevenglish1 View Post
Im a bit more abhorred by the acts themselves than by the words of some dickhead.
That goes without saying. No one expects the bombers to be decent people.
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West (never heard of him) should realise that the missionaries of whose actions he so disapproves are not the same as the people worshipping in those churches.

Anyway withholding prayers isn't exactly going to hurt anyone.
If / when the victims read the comments, it will hurt them. People "say prayers" for the victims of tragedies in part as a means to comfort the victims and to let them know they are in their thoughts . Not everyone believes prayers will bestow some divine respite. I am agnostic by the way.
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We just watched Hotel Mumbai on Friday.
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That goes without saying. No one expects the bombers to be decent people.
I dunno. I can think of one person who might say that some were very fine people.

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Andy West, former BBC reporter, left the station after a row . Appeared on Big Brother.

His comments on the Sri-Lanka church and hotel bombings. Just utterly despicable , abhorrent .

https://twitter.com/AndyWestTV?ref_s...Ctwgr%5Eauthor

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This always makes me laugh, I know it should not, but he was hardly at risk making such comments, now he had said something nasty about the Religion of the Bombers, well....
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