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Re: Political Discussion Thread

Originally Posted by mer View Post

That's of course if freedom, human rights and law are priorities for you. Some people don't want that, they are happy with Stalin like way of ruling.
Exactly. For me that's the root of the problem. The majority of people want the comfort of being told what to do, how to think, how to behave. If you do anything contrary to the official ideology, you end up being coerced by the state. Far easier to conform to the dictates of "authority", than to think for oneself, and Safin seems to be no exception.

He needs to be locked in a room for an hour with Amélie, Martina and Billie Jean.


By the way, it’s possible Marat wasn’t even in the Duma yesterday and did his button-pressing remotely. His voting history shows him present up to 18:12 on Friday 24 May, the same day he was in Odessa mingling with the Archbishop.

He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy.
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