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    (Original post by politixx)
    Playing devil's advocate you could always make it illegal for them to go abroad.
    So, once you'd imprisoned all the business leaders, what would your next move be?
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    (Original post by politixx)
    I don't remember many businesses going abroad in Nazi Germany.
    So you're saying we punish them by throwing the leaders in Jail, which means less money coming into the country?
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    (Original post by chrisawhitmore)
    So, once you'd imprisoned all the business leaders, what would your next move be?
    Cut all welfare and invest it into building anti nuke technology, then build enough nukes to nuke the rest of the world and lastly win the world nuclear war game over we win.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Don't worry, the government will employ everybody and tax the business owners to pay for it..... Oh wait, they've gone abroad.
    (Original post by meenu89)
    Pardon me, but who on earth will provide employment if you do not cut taxes and make it less expensive to invest?
    The "business leaders" can piss off wherever they like, as long as they leave the companies and their assets in the hands of the workforces. Ordinary people shouldn't be barred from working on the grounds that some rich **** doesn't like the democratically-agreed tax code.
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    (Original post by MattFletcher)
    So you're saying we punish them by throwing the leaders in Jail, which means less money coming into the country?
    Nope they will agree with the government to avoid jail like all people do.
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    Because I am too stupid, is that why? :cry:

    No I live in a free country, I can hate without explaining to you if I so wish.

    Hey I don't care about you.

    Not them, him.
    No, because they are nonsense
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    (Original post by politixx)
    Cut all welfare and invest it into building anti nuke technology, then build enough nukes to nuke the rest of the world and lastly win the world nuclear war game over we win.
    So, the Ghandi strategy then.
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    (Original post by chrisawhitmore)
    So, the Ghandi strategy then.
    If you have ever played a civilization game you will know this is the best path to victory.
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    I smell Internetguru.

    Was wondering when he'd be back.
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    (Original post by tufc)
    All the unions have been responsible for in schools is dumbing down of the curriculum to make work easier for their members.
    Erm, no. I think, actually, you'll find that this was the result of the introduction of the National Curriculum by the Tories in the late-1980s to which many teachers were opposed. They were against it on two grounds: imposition from above and because it implied dumbing down of knowledge. The fact that educational standards appear to have been "dumbed down" in your view isn't because of some triumph of the teaching unions but in fact because of the triumph of the stupid party over British education. Teachers fought back and you don't like it.

    If children are going to be competing for jobs after they leave school, why not introduce them to the idea of competition beforehand? It never hurt me. You're just relying on emotive language to paint it black. Guess what? The world's a competitive place; mollycoddling children will only serve to prevent them from being prepared for life after education. It's not like those who fail the 11+ would be cast out forever; they'd still have education in a school. They'd also have the chance to get into a grammar school every year until the end of their education. This is all about ensuring that the most academically capable children can learn together; the less academically capable children don't have some God-given right to try and tap off the intelligence of the academically capable children. My dad failed the 11+, but worked his socks off for his O-levels, and got into the grammar school for his A-levels. It's your kind of left-wing-tripe emotive rhetoric that has spoiled the debate on education for decades, and has ruined our education system.
    I went to a comprehensive school, got AAA at A Level (in tradition subjects namely modern languages and history) and went to Oxford University. Prove to me that I would have done any better in a grammar school and I'll listen to you. Until then, I think your attitude to education, in fact the entire conservative canon towards education, is deeply flawed. It relies on outdated nonsensical approaches to the notion that people learn through competition rather than through the careful nurturing of their natural intelligences. Comprehensive schools, like a liberal arts education in the United States, provides for a range of learning styles and nurturing of intelligence. Unfortunately, the constrictive nature of top-down educational policy impositions has hampered that. Open learning wherein every child is allowed to flourish, that is the aim of the teaching unions and has been for decades. If it's "mollycoddling" to enable a child, then so be it; better that they grow up capable than they grow up thinking they're a failure because some Tory prick* has sliced them off from their peers through grammar schools and the 11+.

    *no, this isn't directly aimed at you.
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    (Original post by politixx)
    If you have ever played a civilization game you will know this is the best path to victory.
    I must disagree, the Indians always get their ass kicked by some civilisation with the expansionist trait e.g. Russia :lol:
    Such good games


    (Original post by Rakas21)
    I smell Internetguru.

    Was wondering when he'd be back.
    I've been getting a few whiffs of him recently.
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    I miss Internetguru sometimes. He definitely brought some life to the house
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    Is this internetguru guy real or just a myth?
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    He's a vacuous moron.
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    (Original post by politixx)
    Is this internetguru guy real or just a myth?
    He's a totally ****er, basically he's you on bigotry steroids. He wasn't a myth.
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    (Original post by politixx)
    Is this internetguru guy real or just a myth?
    He's real but he wasn't the most loved character on here
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    His head was so far in the sand. He was such a beach, can't you sea? Shell I tell you more?

    Sorry I couldn't resist after my first statement
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Rather than the problem being that you don't show talent at an early age i'd say it may harm those who think in an abstract way. For Einstein to do what he did means that clearly he was bright but likely thought in an unconventional way and quite often in some exams there's only supposed to be one right answer and one way to get there.



    You can sell a cow in India for that price, my uncle told me that when he went he was told by a guide that if somebody was in the road with a cow he should run the person over rather than the cow because if he did, he'd be beaten for it (this was a good decade or so ago).



    Intensely flawed then, not all of the 'right' is interested in tradition and conservatism in the meaning of the word sense.
    Yeah I do agree with you there, theres a one size fits all attitude to education and it really doesnt.
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    (Original post by Moleman1996)
    Yeah I do agree with you there, theres a one size fits all attitude to education and it really doesnt.
    Yes, exactly, which is why comprehensive schools were invented. They alone have the potential to provide a genuinely mixed education whilst not clefting entire peer groups into two or three pots. The reason they appear flawed today is because of the national curriculum which forces schools down a blind alley of exams and results attainment.
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    (Original post by obi_adorno_kenobi)
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    What college, out of interest?
 
 
 
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