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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Sure, OP is trolling, but satire is often the only allowed method of arguing a point about controversial topics.
    True.

    But even satire has its limits on TSR. I was going to add a paragraph on how the IOC were being Islamophobic for organising a games in which so few Muslims have won medals compared to their global population, and that therefore there should be Sharia compliant events, but then I thought that would probably cause the thread to be deleted.

    You have to worry for a culture in which self censorship is so rife, and some subjects are completely taboo.

    They don't go away as issue if you don't discuss them. They get worse.
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    (Original post by generallee)

    British medallists do not reflect British society. We should have more Muslims in the team especially. Their absence is a damning example of Islamophobia.
    I wonder what the religion is of Mohamed Sbihi who won gold for Britain in the mens coxless fours?
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    (Original post by nulli tertius)
    I wonder what the religion is of Mohamed Sbihi who won gold for Britain in the mens coxless fours?
    Not just a cultural Muslim (as you can guess by the name) but a practising one too.

    He prostrated himself in thanks to Allah immediately on getting out of his boat.

    What's your point?

    Do you think Allah willed it or something? Inshallah?
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    (Original post by generallee)
    You are right of course, despite the racism and overt discrimination (in which politically incorrect measures such as talent are used as a selection criteria) some people of colour win do through against all the odds.
    Please gives examples of the racism and discrimination?
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    (Original post by MildredMalone)
    Please gives examples of the racism and discrimination?
    ironyˈʌɪrəni/noun
    1. the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
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    (Original post by generallee)
    ironyˈʌɪrəni/noun
    1. the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
    Pfft, why have you dropped the act?
 
 
 
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