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  • #40519
    FX
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    🙁 just heard that london was the site of multiple explosions this morning… my thoughts are with all of you and i hope that you and yours are all right…please be well and check in with us here at the board so we know you are well…love to all of you, sad fx

    #75101
    mysteriesofthesea
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    I sat down in utter shock when I saw the pictures from the London bombings this morning on the television. Violence is so stupid! 😡

    One sits and thinks to oneself, “There has got to be a better way to solve our differences.”

    Unfortunately, some folks can only use extremes,..which in turn call for extremes…so it is said. Has mankind’s ability to reason suddenly gone defunct? 😡

    #75103
    Anonymous
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    Yep, us brits are all glum at the moment. I’m sat at work periodically checking the BBC news website morbidly watching the deathtoll rise.

    It’s really nasty, especially after the previous nights celebration.

    Not sure how many LadySadGeezers and SadGeezers are from London. How you guys are all ok!

    #75105
    Jhevz
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    Hi Fellow Sci-Fi UK Fans,
    This terrorist act is just appauling, especially in such a great city; my condolences to all there & my prayers are with you all. I’ll also light a candle & hope everything is ok; when I heard this news from my mom, I’ve been watching it ever since.

    We Support You,
    Jhevz 😥

    #75108
    aquabloodstone
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    You’re in my thoughts and prayers guys, hang in there.

    #75111
    corvina
    Participant

    Our government and it’s army has spent the last year kicking the shit out of Bagdad – plenty of innocents suffering appallingly as a result – who cared? – so we had this coming to us.

    As Asimov once said “Violence is the last resort of the incompetent”

    If humans are to survive we need to grow up and grow together.

    However: your heartfelt concern is most touching…..

    #75119
    Sidhecafe
    Participant

    I’m more and more afraid that as one politician was quoted, “No city can say it is safe.”

    This is the world we have created. We never asked for violence and no one deserves it, esp civilians. Who are most often the victims.

    My roommate teaches veterans – mostly young veterans – one of whom was just called back for his 3rd tour in Iraq. The US military can’t get enough recruits, the president’s favour is dropping in the polls…maybe we are all finally making the connection – violence begets violence.

    Hopefully our leaders are ready to grow up and make motions for true change and just not more violence.

    My thoughts are with all Londoners and all who must suffer violence in their daily lives.

    #75136
    Anonymous
    Guest

    The pessemists underestimate my fellow Brits. Fact is that we have shown the classic stiff upper lip and have gone about events with quiet dignity. I was proud of the apparently calm attitude taken with the evacuations of effected tube stations.

    Certainly, those posting from overseas, I appreciate your concern for what is happening to the country. I gues at this time it is time for America to stand shoulder to shoulder with the UK, after all:

    My fellow citizens of the world, ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man

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