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Old November 12th, 2012, 02:39 AM   #1
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Alex, a story about stereotyping


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And don't worry, I am not back, just found it very interesting, just in case people see it. If they see it. It concerns us all. One day Alex, the other day you. Me too, besides, I am an Alex already.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 05:33 AM   #2

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And don't worry, I am not back, just found it very interesting, just in case people see it. If they see it. It concerns us all. One day Alex, the other day you. Me too, besides, I am an Alex already.
No, I know what you are getting at. The economic crisis is affecting the entire world. I have visited athens and had a great time. My brother has fond memories of vacationing in Crete. No one thinks this way.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 02:45 PM   #3

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Good video.

And, yes, stereotyping is a product of lazy thought.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 03:01 PM   #4

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And don't worry, I am not back, just found it very interesting, just in case people see it. If they see it. It concerns us all. One day Alex, the other day you. Me too, besides, I am an Alex already.
Its been a long time since I had taken any notice of what the media has to say for its self. Each country has its own agenda when using their media. I just hope people will see for what it is, its just stereotyping. It must hurt a nations pride this is not the first time this has happened in history.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 03:13 PM   #5

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There seems to be just as much stereotyping going on in that video regarding their claim about what the press supposedly reports about Greece.

I'm not particular fond of populism in politics, and I don't think I've ever seen a more blatant example of it than in that video.
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I thought this was quite interesting also.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 03:50 PM   #7

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I am an Alex already.
Well here in the UK they are demonising everyone, folk are losing jobs left right and centre and then told they are scroungers, old people are becoming a burden, the young haven't much of a future either, perhaps the Greeks wont feel so alone shortly.
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I thought this was quite interesting also.
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Thank olly, a very interesting video. It just shows the greedy bankers are getting desperate to get more money as they have none. I think the buck stops at the top and that is where it should stay.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 04:29 PM   #9

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There seems to be just as much stereotyping going on in that video regarding their claim about what the press supposedly reports about Greece.

I'm not particular fond of populism in politics, and I don't think I've ever seen a more blatant example of it than in that video.
Yes..this is just another form of propaganda. I doubt anyone blames individual Greeks for their circumstances but their government must be held accountable for the policies that have led to this situation.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 05:14 PM   #10

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There seems to be just as much stereotyping going on in that video regarding their claim about what the press supposedly reports about Greece.

I'm not particular fond of populism in politics, and I don't think I've ever seen a more blatant example of it than in that video.
+1, completely agree.
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