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Bill McBlueState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-04-08 11:24 AM
Response to Reply #23
26. but we don't lock up six-year-olds.
Nor do we set them on fire.

And, as much as our incarceration rate is a problem, setting someone on fire is different from putting someone in prison.
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  -India: 6-yr-old thrown in fire for walking on 'upper caste' road Bluebear  May-04-08 01:11 AM   #0 
  - traditional values. dont you love it.  greenman3610   May-04-08 01:15 AM   #1 
  - "Even the police refused to take any action".  Ken Burch   May-04-08 01:16 AM   #2 
  - Your last paragraph is closer than I ever thought possible here.  Bluebear   May-04-08 01:19 AM   #3 
  - "god bless us (rich)" -HRC  bushmeat   May-04-08 08:47 AM   #18 
  - That's coming here and our jobs are going there.  Golden Raisin   May-04-08 02:33 AM   #5 
  - No argument at all on that point.  Ken Burch   May-04-08 03:17 AM   #9 
  - Hey, let's raise the quota on H-1b visas going to the upper castes  Virginian   May-04-08 03:18 AM   #10 
  - So who are we to comment? Or to especially decry.  TheMadMonk   May-04-08 07:01 AM   #15 
  - Ummm ... India outlawed the caste system in 1949 ... so caste difference  struggle4progress   May-04-08 12:21 PM   #31 
  - Mad Monk, the "we can't judge another culture" thing does NOT include  Ken Burch   May-04-08 06:50 PM   #51 
  - It already is.  The Backlash Cometh   May-04-08 12:20 PM   #30 
  - when they die, they will not go anywhere but where we all go and  roguevalley   May-04-08 12:52 PM   #39 
  - And India is supposed to be 'advanced'?  tblue   May-04-08 02:21 AM   #4 
  - Oh, but it's just a different culture in our multi-cultural world  bluestateguy   May-04-08 02:42 AM   #6 
  - Ain't dogma swell? Google "Dalits", it's enough to make any democrat wanna puke. n/t  Zorra   May-04-08 02:50 AM   #7 
  - I've often said  Duppers   May-04-08 02:51 AM   #8 
  - That's just ridiculous.  Jamastiene   May-04-08 04:00 AM   #11 
  - Isn't there something like that  sudopod   May-04-08 08:09 PM   #53 
  - i wish people would video tape these things and bring interntional  JI7   May-04-08 04:10 AM   #12 
  - "Dalit" is the term for the caste that was usually called "untouchable" in English  bean fidhleir   May-04-08 04:13 AM   #13 
  - Man's inhumanity to man never ceases to amaze: luckily we sometimes see examples of  indepat   May-04-08 06:42 AM   #14 
  - Healing vibes and wishes for the child.  SalmonChantedEvening   May-04-08 07:23 AM   #16 
  - Horrific!  LeftishBrit   May-04-08 08:47 AM   #17 
  - uppity little 6 year old...  Solly Mack   May-04-08 10:38 AM   #19 
  - I used to read about this caste system in school in 1960! Can't believe in 2008 it is still there!  1776Forever   May-04-08 10:51 AM   #20 
  - Driving while black..  Fumesucker   May-04-08 10:54 AM   #21 
  - And we thought the FLDS was bad.  Rosemary2205   May-04-08 10:59 AM   #22 
  - Oh, it is the norm..  Fumesucker   May-04-08 11:16 AM   #23 
  - but we don't lock up six-year-olds.  Bill McBlueState   May-04-08 11:24 AM   #26 
  - It's different but the sentiment behind it is all the same.  Chisox08   May-04-08 11:41 AM   #27 
  - In one case, India, it is an invidual doing the foul deed..  Fumesucker   May-04-08 12:20 PM   #29 
  - Yes we do.  MindPilot   May-04-08 12:41 PM   #36 
  - well i am sure americans are gods gift to human kind but if you read the whole story  lionesspriyanka   May-04-08 12:53 PM   #40 
  - they don't lock up 6 year olds in India either  JI7   May-04-08 03:54 PM   #48 
  - We aren't locking up 6 yr olds.  Rosemary2205   May-04-08 01:32 PM   #41 
     - As others have commented..  Fumesucker   May-04-08 01:43 PM   #42 
  - its not the acceptable norm in india either. if anyone bothered to read the rest of that aricle  lionesspriyanka   May-04-08 12:51 PM   #38 
  - WATCH this video "Prime Minister, Free the Dalit"  fed_up_mother   May-04-08 11:18 AM   #24 
  - This happening in India...  KillCapitalism   May-04-08 11:21 AM   #25 
  - while this act is inexcusable, your post is bigoted bullshit.  lionesspriyanka   May-04-08 12:43 PM   #37 
  - the British supported the caste system, it was made illegal after they left  JI7   May-04-08 03:51 PM   #47 
     - ...  lionesspriyanka   May-04-08 04:07 PM   #50 
  - What fuckers.  The Backlash Cometh   May-04-08 12:19 PM   #28 
  - Well Said. n/t  OhioChick   May-04-08 08:20 PM   #54 
  - Fuck the indian cast system  UndertheOcean   May-04-08 12:28 PM   #32 
  - ..  UndertheOcean   May-04-08 12:30 PM   #33 
  - Ambedkar is known as the "Father of the Indian Constitution"  PassingFair   May-04-08 02:30 PM   #43 
  - We are better than them; they just don't value life like we do.  MindPilot   May-04-08 12:33 PM   #34 
  - ugh, india should remove UP and bihar from its list of states.  lionesspriyanka   May-04-08 12:40 PM   #35 
  - And we're going to give them advanced nuclear technology?  bushmeister0   May-04-08 02:41 PM   #44 
  - yes clearly because the actions of one man we should determine what  lionesspriyanka   May-04-08 03:08 PM   #45 
  - Amazing how it's always a self-righteous man who picks  Cleita   May-04-08 03:22 PM   #46 
  - the asshole who did this was 16 years old. hopefully his life is over now  JI7   May-04-08 04:00 PM   #49 
  - that's horrifying...but it's only the action of one man.  Elrond Hubbard   May-04-08 07:32 PM   #52 
  - Case in point against moral relativism. eom  varkam   May-04-08 09:02 PM   #55 

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