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My Opinion, Your Opinion, and ... What If ... ?
An SI Board Since August 2008
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Emcee:  bruwin Type:  Moderated
The original title of this Board was "Sticking One’s Neck Out". I chose that name because I thought that maybe, in these times that we live in, there was a need to interrogate long held beliefs and convictions, especially those based on what we were taught in our formative years compared to what we actually experienced in our later and more "independent thinking" years.

I suspect that many of those beliefs and convictions formed part of our education and upbringing in our early years, at a time when we were youthfully vulnerable and we accepted them without much question.
Now that we are older and possibly more independent in our thinking, we may be a bit more circumspect in what we accept as our core principles and beliefs.

What prompted me to start the original Board came about as a result of a message I posted elsewhere on S.I., incorporating this Board’s original title.
A day or so later someone living, literally, on the opposite side of the world to myself, stated that she had been searching for "something" and happened to find "it" in what I had written ....

Message 24749127

I’ve repeated my original post as the first post on this Board, and I’ve also created the following link should it ever move off the first page ....

Message 24815414

Irrespective, I will be writing it as I see it.

Needless to say, there will be those who have their own viewpoints, which is why I've included the phrase "Your Opinion" in this board's title.

So, ..... by all means, have your say, express your opinion, but kindly be respectful and considerate to other contributors as the converse will not be tolerated and "appropriate action" will be taken.

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In my opinion, a MAJOR contributory factor to so many problems in the world today stems from what is accepted and understood as the 'Creator', and how that understanding translates into the decisions and actions taken by so many.

Suffice to say, that if the 'Creator' was contacted, directly, the comment that could emanate from such a discourse could be along the lines of, "You have got me all wrong".

A MAJOR example, in that regard, is the rise of that iniquitous group, ISIS.

Someone has written VERY COMPREHENSIVELY on this subject and I will, on a regular basis, put forward pertinent extracts from that author's writings.

I won't inform, publicly, who that author is.

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23So, ... on another SI board that I frequent there was a post from Pat Buchanan rbruwin-3/30/2018
22Let's start off from the basics and, presumably, what most thinking people bbruwin-7/1/2016
21<b><u>FOREIGN AID</u></b> :- I have a suggestion with rbruwin-12/10/2014
20What a tragedy it is with what's been happening in Gaza AND in neighbouring bruwin-7/27/2014
19I don't know about you, but it kind of galls me when I see and read of folk bruwin-1/28/2014
18Today I watched Charlie Rose's interview with Robert Gates, the former U.S. bruwin-1/16/2014
17After reading this extract from a post elsewhere .... <i>”The Koran says:bruwin-3/28/2010
16There's no doubt that it takes a LOT to beat the acting of either Robert De bruwin-1/10/2010
15Sometimes when I’m watching a program on TV or when I’ve read something in a newbruwin-12/27/2009
14They only look as if they inhabit our galaxy. In truth, the men who would be Prbruwin-11/5/2008
13The sign at a country's border that includes, or infers, the statement "bruwin-10/26/2008
12Firstly, I did see that relay race. It was a replay, but I still found it a thribruwin-8/22/2008
11hi bruwin did you happen to catch the men's 4x1 relay race this morning? abuelita-8/22/2008
10Hi there Rose, good to see you’ve been lurking of late …. especially in the vicibruwin-8/22/2008
9i agree ... the olympic games have gotten my attention lately to the exclusion abuelita-8/21/2008
8So much good Olympics viewing lately that one tends to spend far less time in frbruwin-8/21/2008
7<b>CHINA</b> The following may be slightly off the sort of theme I bruwin-8/13/2008
6Thanks bruwin, re: <<If I’m correct in that assumption then I say, "coug-8/8/2008
5Your following statement, coug, indicates to me that you are someone who makes ubruwin-8/8/2008
4In my first message on this Board I made reference to our Essence in terms of oubruwin-8/4/2008
3Hi, and welcome coug. Good to read you found something here of interest. I takbruwin-8/4/2008
2Hi bruwin, I was cruising around the forums looking for something new like I acoug-8/4/2008
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