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Sweden amazes me again

political correct crap

intrepidfox
post 21.Feb.2015, 06:17 PM
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Location: Gothenburg
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I heard on the news that now the names of birds are being changed as they are racist. I thought it was a joke but allas i was wrong.

Here are 2 llinks to start with

http://petterssonsblogg.se/2015/02/18/fagl...ngas-byta-namn/

http://www.sydsvenskan.se/lund/rasistiska-fagelnamn-byts-ut/

If you do not understand English then basically the article mentions that some bird names are racist and they are going to change them so as to not offend immigrants. I say fuck them

It is so pathetic with this political correctness. Robinson Jam cant have a Golly Wog anymore, people are even trying to ban the word sambo etc. WTF is going on


I remember years ago when equal opputunities started in England (i worked for the GLC). There were jobs only for black lesbians, blacks etc. Many of my co workers were pissed off as these people would get the first choice in all new jobs without experience when they were only job seekers. My co workers were coloured and were angry as this did create racism and unfairness as they were even pushed out.

As long as these pathetic people in power continue with their pathetic ideas there will be more and more racism and problems. I am already converted
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Hisingen
post 21.Feb.2015, 06:48 PM
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Location: Västra Götaland
Joined: 5.Jul.2012

Under normal circumstances I would have complained to you about your language, Fox. But not today. Definitely not. What you have said is so totally right.
There must be a whole load of bloody idiots in power who are so damned twisted that they can't see the wood for the trees.
Doubtless we won't be able to call a blackbird a blackbird, or a white necked pigeon a white necked pigeon, or a yellowhammer for a yellowhammer for fear of upsetting some sodding idiot behind a desk.
Everything has to be so bloody PC since there are people who spend their whole time looking for things to be 'upset' about. You can't even have a gay old time nowadays without someone thinking you must be queer.
I can only say that, thank God I haven't got that much more time on this earth, since quite honestly it is hardly worth living these days.
At the meal table today, my wife surprised me by talking about a TV programme about 'work for immigrants' or something. She was upset about the fact that our so-called politicians have to be so damned PC and leftist liberal, offering the world and its wife asylum - often to the detriment of the indigenous population.
OK those who are getting here from war-zones have problems. But there are many who are simply coming here because they are being provided with a roof over their head and financial benefits - often far more than many of the pensioners here are getting.
On the whole I have stood up for Sweden and the Swedes, but the current lousy batch of politicians, left, right and centre, are turning the country into a dump as has been said much of late on these forums. Both here and in the UK. I am no great lover of either SD or UKIP. Both have some very radical attitudes, but often they are the only ones who are saying what the people are beginning to say more and more.
We are not allowed to say this or do that - for PC reasons, for fear of being accused of 'hets mot folkgrupp', when most of the time it is pure common sense, yet not deemed as such since our beloved leaders seem to be becoming more and more blind to actual facts. At a guess, my wife and I exist on far less than what is being dished out to some of those coming here. But then - we are but pensioners, pensioners for whom the pension is determined by the finacial balance. Workers get annual pay rises, pensioners get annual decreases. But those coming here get benefits that are often far in excess of their immediate needs.
And now money is going to be wasted on renaming birds, and re-wording Astrid Lindgren's books, and so much unnecessary PC crap.
It's enough to drive a saint to drink, and I ain't no saint.
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Gamla Hälsingebock
post 21.Feb.2015, 06:52 PM
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And, I say again...Oh, the joys of, ethnic diversity, multiculturism and political correctness.

It seems the "lefties" have won and "we" are to enjoy "their" new world...

That Norwegian seems to be getting more right as time goes by...

Sadly, we did it to ourselves...we caved in to them and did not fight a cultural war for "our" survival!!!
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intrepidfox
post 21.Feb.2015, 07:06 PM
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Location: Gothenburg
Joined: 18.Jul.2012

QUOTE (Hisingen @ 21.Feb.2015, 06:48 PM) *
Under normal circumstances I would have complained to you about your language, Fox. But not today. Definitely not. What you have said is so totally right.There must be a whole ... (show full quote)


You wrote exactly how think. I have always stood up for Sweden but enough is enough. When will these idiots come out of their cocoons and see what is going on?
The whole time, i hear about we must help the poor asylum seeker bal bla bla. What about the people that live and work here. They do not jump the housing queues etc. The pensioners recently received an increase, but after tax they were poorer. These parasites that come here (most of them) get more money than people that have worked all their lives. We cannot say anything as you will be labelled ignorant or racist. Well i do not care as the people opening the flood gates and the people that support it are the ignorant ones and they have ruined a once fantastic country
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intrepidfox
post 21.Feb.2015, 07:09 PM
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Location: Gothenburg
Joined: 18.Jul.2012

QUOTE (Gamla Hälsingebock @ 21.Feb.2015, 06:52 PM) *
And, I say again...Oh, the joys of, ethnic diversity, multiculturism and political correctness.It seems the "lefties" have won and "we" are to enjoy " ... (show full quote)


But there will be war. Muslims are already doing it. Give it 50 years and the human race will destroy themselves as that is their nature

PS To all you guests , instead of just reading, comment instead
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Gamla Hälsingebock
post 21.Feb.2015, 08:21 PM
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There was a war HERE years ago when I first joined...anyone against multiculturism, ethnic diversity and political correctness was driven from this board!!!

It was rough...

There are few survivors!!!
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Svensksmith
post 21.Feb.2015, 11:19 PM
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Joined: 28.Jul.2011

Why must we tolerate the intolerable? Those who do not tolerate our beliefs, freedoms or way of life.

Why are we so afraid to offend to offensive? Those who offend us with their barbarism.

Why must we welcome the unwelcoming? Those who would never welcome us to their lands if the tables were turned?

And why oh why must we work so hard to invite and subsidize those who will not work? Who come only for the benefits and will not even relocate to sparsely populated areas where people are needed. Instead they refuse to get off the bus.
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Gamla Hälsingebock
post 21.Feb.2015, 11:26 PM
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Obviously you question the principles multiculturism, ethnic diversity and political correctness.

You are a BAD person, with RACIST beliefs, and do not accept others who are not like you...that's xenophobic!!!

And probably some kind of nationalist kook!!!
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Emerentia
post 22.Feb.2015, 01:18 PM
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Joined: 23.Dec.2011

A lot of birds name are being changed, not because they are racist, but because they are not good. The new names are more descripting and specifies what species the bird belongs to better. It's a scientific update of the names,and when they doing this name change they also changed a few that had racist names.

It's just 0,08 per mille of the list, the one who where considered racist that people suddenly care about, not the rest of the birds that got the name changed for other reasons. If thousands of birds got names changed, and 0,08 per mille of those got less racist names and the old ones. Why are you more upset by those name changes, than the other birds that got their names changed for other reasons.

The new name "Vitgumpad seglare" are more similar to "white-rumped swift" than "Kafferseglare" ("Kaffir swift"), for instance. And "Vitbröstad nigrita" is more similar to "White-breasted nigrita" than the old name "Negerfink" ("Nigger finch"). And "Hoatzin" is the same as "Hoatzin", instead of "Zigenarfink" ("Gypsy finch"). The new names are just better, even putting the racist aspect aside. I don't get why, when they are going to change the name for other reasons anyway, they should keep words like "kaffir", "nigger" and "gypsy" just not to offend you, like they seem to have done with this name change. Thousands of birds got a name change, that you don't care about, you just care of the name change of these few. Why is it so important for you to call a bird "kaffir" , "nigger" or "gypsy"?
I really don't think the birds care...
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Gamla Hälsingebock
post 22.Feb.2015, 01:55 PM
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Garry Jones
post 22.Feb.2015, 06:43 PM
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Joined: 20.Feb.2005

Times change. We learn the errors of our forefathers and we correct them. Years ago white men believed they were superior to women and all blacks. Consequently this affected the choice of words when dreaming up names for characters, commodities, animals and plant life.

Why shouldn't we put these things right now we have understood we are all equal?

The BBC linked to the first ever episode of Eastenders this week and I watched it. I was amazed to see Nick Cotton calling the Asian family "Pakis", he referred to the "Paki Shop" and then he goes into the Café where Ali is working and calls him "Stupid Turk". Crazy to realise how racist the BBC was just 30 years ago. And yet this was the enviroment many of us grew up in.

Just see it as part of what needs to occur if we are to create a true tolerant society. Understand that the muslims live in Terror of white racists and their fears are justified. When a white racist killed 3 muslims in USA last week it was put down as a lone wolf attack. In contrast the lone wolf attack in Denmak was called an act of terrorism. We can't have it both ways. The media is responsible for the misleading reporting and there are many areas we need to correct our understanding of the world. Be happy that the bird kingdom is now free of racist names, it's a step in the right direction.
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Gamla Hälsingebock
post 22.Feb.2015, 07:52 PM
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And soon we will be speaking "Newspeak" a la Orwell's 1984!!!
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agw9262
post 22.Feb.2015, 08:56 PM
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Location: Linköping
Joined: 18.Oct.2011

QUOTE (intrepidfox @ 21.Feb.2015, 07:09 PM) *
But there will be war. Muslims are already doing it. Give it 50 years and the human race will destroy themselves as that is their nature. PS To all you guests , instead of just reading, comment instead


Well, not a guest strictly speaking but read and have to say I almost fully agree with everything said by both you and Hisingen and whilst we are on the topic if I see one more half asleep Swede donating cash to the "hard done to homeless person from (insert any eastern or central european country here) outside ICA, SB etc. yet completely blanking the "native" Swedes who are homeless I swear I might scream. But then again, those "native" home less have brought it on themselves, not like the poor (insert any eastern or central european country here) individuals who have been oh-so-down-trodden-by-society. What gives with that?

I feel grateful to live well outside a city and within my own space otherwise the burst and scream would come far too soon.
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Hisingen
post 22.Feb.2015, 10:34 PM
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Location: Västra Götaland
Joined: 5.Jul.2012

Garry wrote:- Be happy that the bird kingdom is now free of racist names, it's a step in the right direction.

Sure Garry. I can see the blackbirds on the branches outside my window absolutely ecstatic with joy.
But do you not agree that there are FAR more things on which to waste money that someone absolutely looking for things that MIGHT offend.
We are, in many ways, going backwards in time instead of going forwards, and the current trend of being so bloody PC is getting the upper hand.
Pretty soon we won't be able to call a spade a spade without offending someone or other who spends their time simply trying to be offended.
The ironic thing about all this PC garbage is that we who are white are very often slated and derided by just those who claim that they are the ones being 'mistreated and racialised'. Yet we are expected to put up with it since we are the baddies.
You simply cannot win. It is getting such that I personally feel - to hell with all that PC crap. All in all, I feel that we lived together much better than we do today. So much for 'enlightenment'.
Is it little wonder that SD and UKIP are making the advances they are making? Radical thought they may be, too radical more often than not, but people are agreeing with their attitude more and more. There is little need to ask why.
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Uncommonj
post 25.Feb.2015, 03:03 PM
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Joined: 27.Jul.2005

QUOTE (Emerentia @ 22.Feb.2015, 01:18 PM) *
A lot of birds name are being changed, not because they are racist, but because they are not good. The new names are more descripting and specifies what species the bird belon ... (show full quote)


O wow! look at you being all reasonable and shit. This is the local, its become a shit hole. leave them to keep filtering news and making one sided threads to make themselves feel better.
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