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 Post subject: Empty vessel syndrome
PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 2:29 pm 
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We have observed before how many journalists, on picking up a long-running story, seem to have no history – and neither time, inclination (or even capability) properly to research the background. Thus, on lifting a single nugget, without understanding or context, fabricate a report which adds little or nothing to the corps of knowledge, and most often distort or confuse the issues.

So it is in the Independent on Sunday, where journalists Brian Brady and Jonathan Owen happen upon a report on "secret tests" carried out in 2005 on Snatch Land Rovers.

Amongst other things, the tests confirmed that the Snatch was "overmatched" by the then current array of IEDs ranged against it, and also "revealed" that even when soldiers wore body armour the Snatches provided little protection from IEDs.

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 Post subject: Re: Empty vessel syndrome
PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:25 pm 

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Richard, do you know what the odd things on the roof of the first Snatch are?


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 Post subject: Re: Empty vessel syndrome
PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:31 pm 

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Journalists have become empty vessels, to be filled on the day with plausible but inaccurate material, sufficient to fill space in a newspaper, but a travesty of the truth.

Indeed, Dr. N ... and so has the army, commerce, politics, and every element of our culture that is fed by our degraded educational system. We won't rescue ourselves from anything until we reinstate education as the medium that hands down the traditional methods by which we seek truth and draw as near to it as we can.

We developed the system by interlacing Judaeo-Christian and classical scholarship, and we succeeded in applying it because Judaeo-Christianity provides the best support for that search- the religion informs its adherents with what communists are pleased to call 'ideology.' When the goal of searching turns into pragmatics, however, and methodology devolves into exercises in tactics (at their simplest: the end justifies the means) ...then we sink lower than our enemies.

In short - these journalists, through no fault of their own, are semi-literate yobs. Every British/Anglo-Saxon student of the first millenium knew more than they do about thought, and about how to develop and re-present it in linguistic systems. The present 'graduates' know only how to generate claptrap - because their commie/euro teachers don't even understand their own garbled, alien, ideology.


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 Post subject: Re: Empty vessel syndrome
PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:49 pm 
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edmond99 wrote:
Richard, do you know what the odd things on the roof of the first Snatch are?


If you are referring to the short, vertical poles, those are the ECM antennae.

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 Post subject: Re: Empty vessel syndrome
PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:15 pm 

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Thanks Richard.
Ironically when I googled on these, one of the first hits was an advert from ebay offering a set for around £400!


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