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Old Feb 11th 2021, 11:02 am
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A good decision,

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Old Feb 11th 2021, 11:34 am
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They're entitled to do what they want however I'm puzzled by this line - England star Billy Vunipola, who refused to take the knee on Saturday, criticised BLM for "burning churches and bibles," following a number of violent riots in the US last year. Which churches and bibles were burned by BLM protesters?
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Old Feb 11th 2021, 11:40 am
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I can understand many reasons not to kneel, but I didn't even see coming, " black lives matter, burn churches and Bibles" as one.
BLM also eat babies and operate an international conspiracy to control the world, I read it in the Protocols of BLM.

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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
I can understand many reasons not to kneel, but I didn't even see coming, " black lives matter, burn churches and Bibles" as one.
BLM also eat babies and operate an international conspiracy to control the world, I read it in the Protocols of BLM.

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Old Feb 11th 2021, 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by IrishDigger View Post
This whole discussion is ridiculous. Kneel, or don’t kneel. Why is this being made into some kind of a test? Everyone has their different political views. Does everyone has to wear their views & opinions on their sleeve?
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Old Feb 11th 2021, 2:10 pm
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It's sad that something that is so relevant and genuinely an issue is discarded because of the intricacies of the 'movement' and people behind it.

Whilst there are quite possibly many, many things wrong with the BLM 'organisation' and people who set it up, taking a knee to make people stop and think about not being racist is, in my opinon, at the very basic level a good symbol in the faces of the masses.
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It's sad that something that is so relevant and genuinely an issue is discarded because of the intricacies of the 'movement' and people behind it.

Whilst there are quite possibly many, many things wrong with the BLM 'organisation' and people who set it up, taking a knee to make people stop and think about not being racist is, in my opinon, at the very basic level a good symbol in the faces of the masses.

Agree.

But some people just can't deal with having to actually consider something like that.
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This whole discussion is ridiculous. Kneel, or don’t kneel. Why is this being made into some kind of a test? Everyone has their different political views. Does everyone has to wear their views & opinions on their sleeve?

They do not. But kneeling, or other forms of overt expression of viewpoints and position, is taken as "ramming it down our throats". Which it should not be. Sometimes, silence is what allows certain behaviours to flourish unquestioned. So a public demonstration becomes "ramming it down our throats" because some people don't want those questions asked.
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