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Old January 8th, 2017, 10:10 PM   #21

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I know, lack of communication to their parents and relatives is one of them. But that is only depressing if you have decent bed and you don't live in a house made of branches of trees, twigs and leaves.
Because deep down inside, they want to live in hut and mud houses under the guidance of Allah.
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Old January 9th, 2017, 05:10 AM   #22

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Because deep down inside, they want to live in hut and mud houses under the guidance of Allah.
truly religion is a kind of drug. If you happen to get the wrong one, you will suffer from the bad effects of which.
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Old January 9th, 2017, 05:58 AM   #23

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We have progressed quite substantially as far as equal opportunities of genders and ethnic backgrounds are concerned; it is far from perfect, nonetheless.
How should we treat hatreds these days?
Is terrorism really worse than a few years ago?
This modern wave of Islamic terrorism is worse in the sense that its targets are far more random than the targets of prior Marxist/anarchist/nationalism terrorist organizations from before and it's far more international as well (that's a consequence of globalisation).
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Old January 9th, 2017, 06:01 AM   #24

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This modern wave of Islamic terrorism is worse in the sense that its targets are far more random than the targets of prior Marxist/anarchist/nationalism terrorist organizations from before and it's far more international as well (that's a consequence of globalisation).
Allah has a figure of human to be pleased. The communist ideology is something that is very abstract and there is no guaranty of heaven that has full of virgins. Human psyche amigo of a believer is such a different paradigm.
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Old January 9th, 2017, 10:00 AM   #25

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Complete rubbish.

The original thread quoted stated in part:

"In 1999, the death rate for children ages 10 to 14 from traffic accidents — about 4.5 deaths per 100,000 — was quadruple the rate for suicide. But by 2014, the death rate from car crashes had been cut in half, part of a broader trend across the entire population. The suicide rate, however, had nearly doubled, with most of the increase happening since 2007. In 2014, the suicide death rate was 2.1 per 100,000."

First: Children ages 10 to 14 don't drive. They are at the mercy of all other adult drivers on the road, of which, they have no control, so yes, it goes without saying it would have to be part of a broader trend. To compare those death rates to suicide is ludicrous as One has no relationship to the other.

Second: Making an estimate from the information given, one would assume the previous rate to be about 1.2 suicides for every 100,000 children aged 10 - 14 years old, increasing to 2.1.

Third: How does 21 suicides for every one-million kids in this small age group compare to other countries? Russia? United Kingdom? Japan? The differences are inconsequential at best.

So, why are we asking this question like it only apples to the United States? The suicide rates and the causes the world over should be a concern of every nation and culture.
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Old January 9th, 2017, 08:43 PM   #26

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truly religion is a kind of drug. If you happen to get the wrong one, you will suffer from the bad effects of which.
Poor kids living in villages in my country smoke glue. I totally have no idea how the hell they came up with that.
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Poor kids living in villages in my country smoke glue. I totally have no idea how the hell they came up with that.
Tragedies are everywhere; as much as we urge that "one tragedy is too many", we cannot save all.
In Hong Kong, my hometown, ketamine, which is known to cause brain damages, was quite rampant a few years back.
Yes, teenagers and the younger generation face considerable challenges in Hong Kong as well.
In my adapted home of Canada, I witness the issues of marijuana, fetanyl, alcoholism, homelessness or lack of quality homes.
The local bylaw is against panhandling, and panhandling is relatively rare in my community.
Since I usually go by the magpie habitat of Canada, I may use this now.
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Old January 10th, 2017, 01:43 AM   #28

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Poor kids living in villages in my country smoke glue. I totally have no idea how the hell they came up with that.
In my country, glue and gasoline are the drugs of urban poor kids. Those who live in the mountains use those kinds of plants as I stated.
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Why is it that so many young people in America don't want to live any more?
America might suffer this more than some nations but this is increasingly prevalent in the modern west. It emerges because our sense of self worth is increasingly tied to materialism and images of celebrity lifestyles and success. In other words, sooner or later, those with low self esteem realise they cannot compete with the rich and famous despite all the messages in society that they should try, thus become depressed and despondent (or in some cases, turn violent in a sort of nihilist vengeance against the cruel world and all those other people the individual has learned to despise)
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