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Protest in Burma

Postby MissLT » Sat Sep 22, 2007 3:54 am

Monks brave teargas and gunfire to challenge generals' grip on Burma

This news might break our rule of no discussion of politics or religion if the members discuss it in any way related to politics or religion. Therefore, I'm asking you not to do it. Instead, please talk about it as a peaceful act that needs more support.

I know I'm supporting it. It's not because there are monks involved. I'm doing it because I believe what they're doing is right.

As Blaise Pascal said, "justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is power may be just."
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Postby MissLT » Tue Sep 25, 2007 8:03 pm

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070925/ap_on_re_as/myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar - The military government banned assemblies of more than five people and imposed curfews in Myanmar's two largest cities on Tuesday, after thousands of Buddhist monks and sympathizers defied orders to stay out of politics and protested once again.

I feel like I'm reading Harry Potter, book 5, once again. :x
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Postby Vega » Sun Sep 30, 2007 4:14 am

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Postby MissLT » Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:20 pm

When a friend from Hawaii sent me a link to a news article about monks’ involvement, I replied simply that I thought it important that the monks be clear that their involvement was only for promoting happiness, peace and freedom, not any political ideology.

I am so offended right now!
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Postby Krisi » Mon Oct 01, 2007 12:13 am

Shocking news. (Another act of man's cruelty to man.)
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Postby Vega » Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:51 am

LennyeTran wrote:When a friend from Hawaii sent me a link to a news article about monks’ involvement, I replied simply that I thought it important that the monks be clear that their involvement was only for promoting happiness, peace and freedom, not any political ideology.

I am so offended right now!


Why? :roll: Are you from Hawaii? I like Hawaii, I've never been there though, it is said that there are many beautiful beaches there...
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Postby MissLT » Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:49 pm

Xkalibur wrote:
LennyeTran wrote:When a friend from Hawaii sent me a link to a news article about monks’ involvement, I replied simply that I thought it important that the monks be clear that their involvement was only for promoting happiness, peace and freedom, not any political ideology.

I am so offended right now!


Why? :roll: Are you from Hawaii? I like Hawaii, I've never been there though, it is said that there are many beautiful beaches there...

Read it again and you'll know why I'm offended.
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Postby MissLT » Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:51 pm

krisi wrote:Shocking news. (Another act of man's cruelty to man.)

Yeah, isn't it sad? This is why I'm never fond of non-democratic parties. They're one of the worst human beings. :x
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Postby Krisi » Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:43 am

Yes, very depressed! (But my sympathy has got nothing to do with any party...I'm not against any party because I understand that everything has its positive and negative aspects.)
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Postby MissLT » Thu Oct 04, 2007 2:23 am

Absolutely. Nonetheless, some political party out there would do anything to shut you up from criticizing the country. And those people got beaten, killed, tortured, and disrobed because they found their government was unreasonable. History has repeated itself. :roll:
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