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How United are the United Nations?

Discussion in 'The Political World' started by PopeADope, Oct 19, 2017.

  1. PopeADope

    PopeADope Habemus papam

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    I just simply don't get the UN. It seems like a joke to me. These are not United Nations. just look at a list of the Nations that belong to the UN. Where is the unity?

    If these nations were truly united, the UN would be very impressive...

    But it's not. I simply don't get it! Are you a fan of the UN?
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  2. DavidFirth

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    The UN was created in an attempt to solve world problems and issues with peace instead of war, when possible. Also, to provide alternatives to war. It was not created to unite all nations in some kind of harmony, despite its name.

    Also, it was created in the attempt to get all nations to the bargaining table so that everyone can have input on world problems.
     
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  3. Enoch07

    Enoch07 It's all a sick freaking joke.
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    The U.N is nothing without being backed by the U.S.

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    Personally I don't like the U.N. It's like a globalised version of an HOA. You pay an organization that them in turn thinks it can tell you what to do with your own private property (or laws as far as the U.S./U.N. is concerned).
     
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  4. Altfish

    Altfish Well-Known Member

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    It is much better that waring nations have a forum where they can meet and air their grievances, even if they don't agree.
     
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  5. proudpagan

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    United Nations is paid ******* of Veto Powers with Israel as the final boss . There are also institutional problems associated with the General Assembly and the Security Council, whereby GA resolutions with widespread support can be stymied by a single veto from one of the Permanent 5. This has led to unilateral action by countries such as the USA and organisations such as NATO, undermining the authority of the UN.
    Also Israel dictates Americas foreign policy.
     
  6. URAVIP2ME

    URAVIP2ME Veteran Member

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    When ancient Israel became unfaithful God used the Babylonian forces against them.
    When Jerusalem became unfaithful then in the year 70 God used the Romans armies against them.
    So, with backing the United Nations can be strengthened to become God's modern day 'arm of the law' to go up against the present day corrupted religious realm.
     
  7. PopeADope

    PopeADope Habemus papam

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    North Korea is a member of the United Nations. It sounds like a joke to me
     
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  8. England my lionheart

    England my lionheart Rockerjahili Rebel
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    No fan of that pointless club,too slow to make a decision and to act.
     
  9. SabahTheLoner

    SabahTheLoner Master of the Art of Couch Potato Cuddles

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    It's only united by name. A fan club for dreams that are ideal but the execution of such plans don't cover the small-scale. Oh, and they argue a lot.
     
  10. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    They could help develop policy for human rights.
     
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  11. LuisDantas

    LuisDantas Aura of atheification
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    I am very much a fan of the UN. I lived in the 1970s when they were respected somewhat.

    The way I see it, they are one of the last remnants of a time when people generally wanted to pursue peace and prosperity on Earth.
     
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  12. Father

    Father Devourer of Truth

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    hahahahahahaahahhaha
     
  13. icehorse

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    I'm a huge fan of the concept. I fear it's increasingly corrupt.

    @proudpagan and @URAVIP2ME It seems like singling out Israel is a very odd stance?
     
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    So like every governmental agency then? :D
     
  15. URAVIP2ME

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    Whether corrupt or Not, with backing the United Nations can be strengthened. Strengthened to the point that the U.N. can turn on corrupted religions starting with corrupt Christendom (so-called Christian but mostly in name only).

    I find in Scripture that ' singling out Israel ' means the dividing between the old fleshly natural Israel and the new Spiritual Israel as taught in Scripture. The ' nation ' of Spiritual Israel is the ' Christian congregation ' as a whole.
    It is a spiritual nation Not found located on any map and has No borders nor boundaries.
    Not a nation by fleshly descent according to Romans 2:28-29 but a spiritual nation.
    A nation whose New Jerusalem (seat of government) is located in Heaven as ' Jerusalem above ' is now ' mother ' as per Galatians 4:26. So, since Pentecost the 'Israel of God' is spiritual in nature.
     
  16. URAVIP2ME

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    Even if only united by name, the United Nations unitedly does see a hauntingly dangerous religious climate brewing in today's world. Also, with a bad economy the wealth troublesome religions have amassed could look very attractive and easy for the taking, thus then giving them 'unity of thought' to execute adverse judgement against them.
     
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    Perhaps even more than just 'tell you what to do with your own private property' as in the property and wealth the churches of Christendom, etc. have amassed. With a growing bad economy the wealth such religions have amassed could look very attractive to the United Nations, and easy for their taking, so with backing the U.N. can be strengthened to do that taking.
     
  18. URAVIP2ME

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    I think we will all ' get it ' when the UN surprisingly turns on the corrupted material religious world.
    Earth's' kings' ( political rulers Revelation 17:2 ) have been in bed with Babylon the Great ( corrupt religious world ).
    But that is No guarantee to that false ' religious queen ' (so to speak - Revelation 18:7) that she won't see mourning or sorrow.

    Perhaps there is ' unity ' in anti-religious feelings and attitudes in the UN because 'corrupted religion' meddles in world affairs thus bringing un-wanted attention, or putting themselves on the UN's radar, so to speak.
     
  19. England my lionheart

    England my lionheart Rockerjahili Rebel
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    True ish, too many members with fingers in different pies that counteract each other so nothing ever gets done.
     
  20. icehorse

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    Wow - I'm struggling to understand how you're mingling the material with the spiritual with the UN.
     
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