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Old 12-23-2011, 08:49 AM
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This tar sands ad just leaves me utterly speechless:
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I thought it is a hoax but all I found pointed to that this is a real ad sent on real TV. WTF is wrong with these people?!? What is "ethical" about this:

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Old 12-23-2011, 01:09 PM
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:57 PM
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A big hell yeah to this! Clever what they have tried to do in this advert though, no doubt it will work on some people though :/ make it look as though they are acting on morals. Slimy misbegotten gits.

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Old 12-23-2011, 08:08 PM
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Its targeted at normal people, not people who want to live in caves.
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Old 12-23-2011, 08:44 PM
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And apparently all the ecosystems that are destroyed and people who are sickened is ethical?

The answer to Saudi oppression is another Arab Spring, not tearing up our ecosystem. (Or, you know, alternative fuels.)
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And why is that girl pouring chocolate syrup on some ducks?
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Is it possible to donate a negative amount?
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Is it possible to donate a negative amount?
Yes, but it's called "theft", is a felony and is generally frowned upon.

Semi-seriously though, I once saw someone come up with a way to ACTUALLY donate a negative amount to a televangelist, but I never bothered to do it.
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Old 12-25-2011, 05:27 AM
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It's called politics.

They use an universally negative theme, the oppression of women in this instance, and then use it as a leverage to further their own goals. Just like people who try to censor the internet by saying they are going after "child pornography".
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