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6月13日
Why religious beliefs are dangerous: Holy Wars

Many of history’s wars and genocides have been fueled by dangerous religious beliefs, including the Christian crusades of the Middle Ages and the many bloody battles recounted in the texts of the Koran and Torah. Even within religious sects there can be a holy war, as can be seen with the constant in-fighting between Sunni and Shia Muslims. Sadly, today we have still not as a species risen above the delusion that war and mass murder can be holy, noble, pious and “the will of God” … although the will of God always seems to be interpreted for us by learned religious scholars and leaders whose word is untouchable. The recent rise of ISIS shows that religion can still be used by some to justify heinous crimes such as large-scale theft (of oil and land), rape and murder.


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6月14日
Religious beliefs are dangerous they are beset with madness

The dangerous religious beliefs just show that most organized religion has long been infected with madness and insanity.
The history of religion shows that, overall, it is a highly distorted lens through which to see the world, whatever good it may bring to individual cases.
Ultimately, humanity is entering a new era of consciousness where religion and priestly middlemen are no longer necessary. If religion is to survive going forward, it needs to drop all its dangerous religious beliefs, rigid doctrine, stale dogma, sense of superiority and outdated notions in a big hurry – before it becomes an antiquated irrelevance.

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6月13日
Why religious beliefs are dangerous: Holy Wars

The conflicts between communist beliefs and nationalist beliefs had lead to a civil war in 1945.
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6月21日
One of the many negative distinctions under BS Aquino’s presidency: Philippines is No.1 global source of child pornography

BENIGNO S. AQUINO’s presidency has many negative distinctions. His championship of the art of messy failure reaches a zenith in his most injurious failure of all—the trebling of criminality during his tenure.
There were only 324,083 crime incidents in 2010 (from June 30 to Dec. 31 he was already President). These increased to more than a million incidents after two years and continue to increase up to now.
Now the UNICEF (the United Nations Children’s Fund) has advertised for the world to appreciate what our columnist Fr. Shay Cullen and his co-workers in the PREDA Foundation have been working to rescue children and women from: child abuse, including child sexual abuse and pornography.
These have also markedly increased in these almost six years of the PNoy presidency.
Here is a part of the Reuters news report on this embarrassing but accurate UNICEF description of how evil Filipinos are:

Reuters London report:
Poor families in the Philippines are pushing their children into performing live sex online for pedophiles around the globe in what one senior UNICEF official called a form of “child slavery.”
“There are no limits to how cruel and gross this business is—and it’s a billion, billion-dollar business,” said Lotta Sylwander, head of the UN children’s agency UNICEF in the Philippines.
She called for Internet providers to “get on board” in tackling the crime and said money transfer centers should do far more to identify abusers by tracking suspicious payment patterns.
UNICEF says the Philippines is “the number one global source of child pornography” and the “epicenter of the live-stream sexual abuse trade.”
Sylwander described how children as young as five or six are forced to perform several times a day in front of a webcam, for an hour at a time, as buyers in different time zones come online.
“It’s facilitated by mothers and fathers or close relatives. It may even happen in their home,” she added. “It’s definitely child slavery because the child has no choice.”
The pedophiles transfer money and then give instructions on what they want to see. In many cases, the child is abused by someone outside the family, but there have been cases of parents abusing their own children or children abusing each other.
Sylwander said the Philippines received 7,000 reports of cybercrime a month, half of which were related to child sex abuse.
“Our biggest hurdle is not the government, not the police; it’s getting the Internet providers to come along and say we will help you track (and) stop this,” she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in an interview in London.
“My biggest concern is why don’t the Internet providers do more—how can the dark web continue to do what it does?”
Sylwander said the live-streaming of child sex had boomed in the Philippines because of the high level of English, good Internet access and well-established money transfer systems that Filipinos working overseas use to send earnings home.
Poverty is a driver, with many parents expecting their children to contribute financially.
One group of young children rescued in Manila said they were paid P150 ($3) to take part in shows.

Sylwander also cited other darker forces at work. Researchers in the Philippines who are carrying out a major survey on violence against children, to be published later this year, have found shockingly high levels of sexual abuse within families.
There is also a legacy left over from the huge prostitution industry, which grew up around the American military bases which had led to a tolerance of prostitution.

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It's amazing that you could keep writing for many years. You have a strong will.
oh...I'd like to think a lot about politics many years ago. Now, I like to read easy words, like the pleasure of life, the value of life, the gratitude of life, the love,...
Would you like to write easy words about daily life as well as politics?
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7月13日
UN International Court of Justice had no role in Philippines case


The International Court of Justice (ICJ) rushed to dispel the myth that it was involved in the South China Sea arbitration case filed by the Philippines, just as the United Nations made a similar online clarification.
The ICJ, the UN”s principal organ of justice, issued a notice on its website that it is “a totally distinct institution” from the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), which offered secretarial assistance to the Arbitral Tribunal that ruled on the case. The ICJ said it “has had no involvement in” that case.
It pointed out that it has posted no information about the case on its website and said that anyone seeking such information must refer to the PCA’s website.

http://www.icj-cij.org/homepage/


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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) wishes to draw the attention of the media and the public to the fact that the Award in the South China Sea Arbitration (The Republic of the Philippines v. The People’s Republic of China) was issued by an Arbitral Tribunal acting with the secretarial assistance of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). The relevant information can be found on the PCA’s website (www.pca-cpa.org). The ICJ, which is a totally distinct institution, has had no involvement in the above mentioned case and, for that reason, there is no information about it on the ICJ’s website.


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