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    (Original post by Banny Dyrne)
    Yeah, in the 1940's. Nobody wolf whistles anymore.
    It happens everyday in the UK
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ght-woman.html
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    (Original post by ssxx)
    Why you ask? It all down to evolution.
    With limited resources, it is more practical that a man goes out and gets a job and the woman stays at home and brings up the children.
    Men's brains are not hard wired to stay at home and bring up kids, Men are more go getters and inventors and think outside of the box.
    Seriously? Get out.
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    (Original post by 2ndClass)
    Are you out of your mind?

    http://www.theglaswegian.co.uk/glasg...2692-23941728/

    Glasgweians are walking begbie (from trainspotting) stereotypes.
    Have you ever lived in Glasgow?
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    Oh MY GOD!!!! You mean 29 July 2011 is every day??????? Is this Groundhog day or something?

    Usually I go by the rule, something which is news worthy doesn't occur everyday.
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    I genuinely cannot remember the last time anybody wolf whistled at anyone. And even if they did, much worse things happen on a night out, so wolf whistles are of the least concern.

    Also, if you even read the article, a lot of it is sympathy for the builders because of what an overvreaction that is.
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    (Original post by WaceMindu)
    Oh MY GOD!!!! You mean 29 July 2011 is every day??????? Is this Groundhog day or something?

    Usually I go by the rule, something which is news worthy doesn't occur everyday.
    You mean like rape?:rolleyes: please stop making a fool out of yourself.
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    (Original post by ssxx)
    You mean like rape?:rolleyes: please stop making a fool out of yourself.
    Yeah... rape of a 14 year old girl on a bus... Not everyday occurrence and news worthy. When was the last time you saw a national news article "woman raped in a dark park... people shocked"???

    "Or Car crash on main road... whiplash caused"



    Also, the fact that you haven't come back with a response to my other comments leads me to believe you don't have the intellectual capacity to continue with your failing "arguement".
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    (Original post by ssxx)
    You see harassment every day from work men wolf whistling at women on their way to work.

    All these stories about a rape and harassment you been hearing is just done to blacken the countries name. It has 1.2 billion people so it will have more cases compared to the UK.
    From my point of view, wolf whistling is mildly irritating at worst. Post every single day in the newspaper that it's happened, and you'll get people on both sides of the fence about whether it's 'harassment', 'abuse' etc. It's not awful enough to evoke mass opinion either way.

    Rape is abhorrent in every form. The media coverage wasn't about persecution, it was about outcry from inside the country as well as from outside.

    And I hate to lower myself but if we are on the subject of posting inflammatory articles you might want to give a wider sample: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013...attitudes-menx
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    (Original post by Popppppy)
    Have you ever lived in Glasgow?
    I had the misfortune of visiting there for an extended period.
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    (Original post by MattKneale)
    This is true; it's called mitigating your risk. Absolutely we need to deter and punish rapists to an extreme, but that needs to be alongside being sensible to minimise the risk to you regardless of the absolute risk.

    It's like going out driving and not using your mirrors because you trust that others will drive safely. You need to minimise risk by using them because ultimately some people do not drive safely, and it might be up to you to stop the accident happening.

    No I'm not victim blaming, before anybody brings that up.
    I totally agree with you. Risk mitigation =/= victim blaming.
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    (Original post by 2ndClass)
    I had the misfortune of visiting there for an extended period.
    Oh I remember you from another thread now, you're the guy who stayed with some family. You clearly approached the situation with a bad attitude.

    Try living here for nearly three years, the people are friendly and the city is great.

    I have no interest in getting into an argument with you about this, as it's been done before.
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    we live in a messed up world. that is all
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    (Original post by edithwashere)
    All the conversations you could start, and you decide to link this to the India case? Weak.

    As far the rapists, I hope they get caught, do time and someday experience what they put that poor girl through. Scum.
    I just find it funny how he cites a story about some poor girl getting raped, and seems less interested in the wellbeing of said girl
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    (Original post by ssxx)
    "Investigations are continuing after a teenage girl was raped by two men on a double decker bus in Glasgow.

    The attack happened on the top deck of the 57 bus as it left the Silverburn shopping centre in Pollok, Glasgow, at about 22:30 last Friday night.
    The 14-year-old sat downstairs with a friend but then moved to the upper deck where she was assaulted and raped by two men".

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotlan...-west-21974375

    I can see lot of double standards here, this story is not big news on many papers or not even mentioned. But they went on and on about the Indian bus rape to stigmatise a whole nation of 1.2 billion people.
    The great civilized west where you get raped on a bus with other people on board, the UK needs to get off its moral high horse and get its own house in order.

    Rapeing chidlren on a bus in the UK. I guess guandi was right when they asked him, "what do you think of western civilization gandhi"....and he replied "I think it would be a very good idea"
    What concerns me is the lack of sympathy you have for the poor girl and her friend involved! Somebody got raped by two men on public transport where she SHOULD have been safe, but never mind that, she'll get over it - it's all about how Indian rape was publicised more!
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    (Original post by Popppppy)
    Oh I remember you from another thread now, you're the guy who stayed with some family. You clearly approached the situation with a bad attitude.

    Try living here for nearly three years, the people are friendly and the city is great.

    I have no interest in getting into an argument with you about this, as it's been done before.
    Err wrong guy there love
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    (Original post by WaceMindu)
    Oh MY GOD!!!! You mean 29 July 2011 is every day??????? Is this Groundhog day or something?

    Usually I go by the rule, something which is news worthy doesn't occur everyday.
    (Original post by Banny Dyrne)
    Yeah, in the 1940's. Nobody wolf whistles anymore.
    Actually yeah, guys, wolf whistling happens all the time.
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    (Original post by 2ndClass)
    Err wrong guy there love
    My apologies, and please don't call me "love" it's extremely patronising.

    Anyway, you should give Glasgow a second chance, it's a lovely place.
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    (Original post by WaceMindu)
    I'm sorry... what political correctness? The fact that you're one of the most bigoted sons of *****es under the sun?

    Ok, let's talk cold hard facts then shall we? What purely scientific reasoning do you have that a woman is less suited for a work in today's modern society?


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    Also I think you calling this a "debate" is a bit insulting, I see it more of an intellectual whipping.
    I laughed at that, seriously.

    You're right, by the way. OP is being an outdated moron.
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    (Original post by RibenaRockstar)
    I totally agree with you. Risk mitigation =/= victim blaming.
    I believe in mitigating risk, yes. But there's a line between mitigating risk and being expected to abnormally limit your life.

    I look both ways when I cross the road- that's mitigating risk. Being expected to give up evening classes, socialising, or possible employment in case of sexual assault is victim blaming.

    It's also a foul attitude to have towards men. Implicit in the idea that women should stay indoors after dark, is the idea that good, kind, decent men morph into rapist-monsters after dark. They don't. Most men are good and kind all the time. A small minority of men are rapists all the time, constantly looking for an opportunity. As human beings, however, they want to justify their actions. Attitudes like "well, what was she doing out" allow them to do this.

    One of my friends was raped at 7.30am on the way to the newsagent for her dad, before school. Is she more, or less to blame because of the time she was outside her house? The answer is that she would never be to blame. She did not hold herself down!

    If you are staying in because of rapists, all you are doing is limiting your life, and making sure that the streets will be more dangerous for the women who have to go out that night. It's not preventing sexual assaults. It's diverting sexual assaults and then blaming the victims afterwards.
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    (Original post by Popppppy)
    My apologies, and please don't call me "love" it's extremely patronising.

    Anyway, you should give Glasgow a second chance, it's a lovely place.
    Whatever I'm bored with you now. Leave me alone please.
 
 
 
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