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Re: Understanding the Ukraine situation for Sclerotics

Postby Lordo » Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:14 am

repulsewarrior wrote:
Lordo wrote:This reminds me of 1987 when I actually did my military service for 6 weeks in Cyprus and paid some money to be allowed to visit Cyprus and not be forced to do 2 years.

At the time the Iran-Iraq war was at its worst as over a million people died in that war. One evening the camp Imam decided to give us a lecture about god. So I asked him which side god was and his answer surprised me because he said both sides.

Make that what you will.


Lordo, did you kill anyone? Did you look forward to killing anyone? Did you see godless things and remain silent? These are the questions you must ask yourself, to find the answer to that one.

And who is God that we may serve him, is in the knowing that he may reward and he may forgive.

...your Imam spoke well, because it is, the Truth.

Any man that uses God to justify Hate is a charlatan.

...God is a compass, (the way) it does not swing this way or that for the hand that is holding it. Finding a path, and going off it, is the way of life isn't it? Intentions count; and God expects this accountability.

Have we evolved from the mythic hysteria of Authoritarian Leaders: Lest we Forget? Such enemies worth fighting fester like Disease and Hunger, and our Ignorance only helps them grow as we continue to fight each other.

...such as it is with "Scleroticis", choosing "sides" is not so easy. God is personal, between the notion and each everything; there is one choice actually, it is neither.

Nooooo RW. I never left the training camp. I fired a G3 15 times for practice and was given a training course where to shoot a soldier to kill him and where to stab him to do the same. We were all horrified that we were expected to do that. We thought it was a futile exercise to just get a piece of paper that said we completed our military service so we were free to visit our homeland.
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Re: Understanding the Ukraine situation for Sclerotics

Postby Get Real! » Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:21 am

Lordo wrote:I fired a G3 15 times for practice ...

Wait a minute... which side did you join? :?

I thought Turks used French FNs and/or some Israeli rifles!
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Re: Understanding the Ukraine situation for Sclerotics

Postby Lordo » Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:35 am

Get Real! wrote:
Lordo wrote:I fired a G3 15 times for practice ...

Wait a minute... which side did you join? :?

I thought Turks used French FNs and/or some Israeli rifles!

I am not sure to be honest. It may have been the other side. Back in 1987 we were using Italian made G3s I think. They tended to give the TCs their discards. All I can tell you is it had 3 pins to take them apart. Does that help?
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Re: Understanding the Ukraine situation for Sclerotics

Postby repulsewarrior » Fri Jul 01, 2022 4:15 am

Lordo wrote:
repulsewarrior wrote:
Lordo wrote:This reminds me of 1987 when I actually did my military service for 6 weeks in Cyprus and paid some money to be allowed to visit Cyprus and not be forced to do 2 years.

At the time the Iran-Iraq war was at its worst as over a million people died in that war. One evening the camp Imam decided to give us a lecture about god. So I asked him which side god was and his answer surprised me because he said both sides.

Make that what you will.


Lordo, did you kill anyone? Did you look forward to killing anyone? Did you see godless things and remain silent? These are the questions you must ask yourself, to find the answer to that one.

And who is God that we may serve him, is in the knowing that he may reward and he may forgive.

...your Imam spoke well, because it is, the Truth.

Any man that uses God to justify Hate is a charlatan.

...God is a compass, (the way) it does not swing this way or that for the hand that is holding it. Finding a path, and going off it, is the way of life isn't it? Intentions count; and God expects this accountability.

Have we evolved from the mythic hysteria of Authoritarian Leaders: Lest we Forget? Such enemies worth fighting fester like Disease and Hunger, and our Ignorance only helps them grow as we continue to fight each other.

...such as it is with "Scleroticis", choosing "sides" is not so easy. God is personal, between the notion and each everything; there is one choice actually, it is neither.

Nooooo RW. I never left the training camp. I fired a G3 15 times for practice and was given a training course where to shoot a soldier to kill him and where to stab him to do the same. We were all horrified that we were expected to do that. We thought it was a futile exercise to just get a piece of paper that said we completed our military service so we were free to visit our homeland.


you asked a question; i answered.

...taken to the extreme the question becomes, does God love me, does God love us all, and of course, does God exist?

And Love, what is that in this world so full of hate?

...ask yourself.

With choice, if an everlasting exists, comes accountability.
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Re: Understanding the Ukraine situation for Sclerotics

Postby Get Real! » Sat Jul 02, 2022 1:26 am

More schooling for the sclerotic...

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Re: Understanding the Ukraine situation for Sclerotics

Postby repulsewarrior » Sat Jul 02, 2022 2:44 am

...oil. And other resources; that is what this war is about (in the shortest possible summary). Power, from energy.

Putin is no different than "the West", wanting power; but the Ukraine is no stooge and the Ukraine is no different wanting its 'power' for itself.

...he had his chance, Putin did. Where does his so-called Leader in waiting live, in hiding (but "Russia"); out of ineptitude (and corruption) this man could not keep his billion dollar home.
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Re: Understanding the Ukraine situation for Sclerotics

Postby Paphitis » Sat Jul 02, 2022 3:07 am

Well this isn't going to well for Get Real.

Get Real posts 2.5 hours of videos from a demented and unhinged happy clapper pastor and expects us to watch it. Dream on Get Real. :lol:

And to top it all off, expects someone from Cyprus Forum to carry the batton. :lol:

There is mental illness in Australia as well. Although it doesn't seem to be as much mental illness as in Cyprus Forum already.
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