Oscar Pistorius gives god the glory

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Thinking

Yeovil, UK

#1 Feb 14, 2013
Punisher

Massapequa, NY

#2 Feb 14, 2013
Including the bullet for his girlfriend?
Thinking

Yeovil, UK

#3 Feb 14, 2013
Poor, poor lady. She tweeted this on the 13th:

"What do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow???#getexcited #ValentinesDay"
Punisher wrote:
Including the bullet for his girlfriend?
Punisher

Massapequa, NY

#4 Feb 15, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Poor, poor lady. She tweeted this on the 13th:
"What do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow???#getexcited #ValentinesDay"
<quoted text>
Really a crazy story, thats for sure. Waiting to hear more details...but I cant imagine being "afraid" of a sweet thing like her.

IMO, this story points to how carefully we should be in our adoration of all men and women. Like we need to start to be really stingy with it. I'm all for giving people like him opportunity to be better, etc - but we have to stop idolizing them at the same time. Most people who live to extremes - as it sounds like he did - are a tad whacked in the head. It just bites us in the arse way too often.
Thinking

Hounslow, UK

#5 Feb 17, 2013
The Paralympics was such a success in the UK that we still have a topical comedy show called the "Last Leg", so called because two of its of three presenters are missing their right feet. It's one of my favourite shows.

I really felt for them, having to deal with that on Friday's show.

In the UK, we have several well known Paralympians, but I feel that some other countries only know of Oscar and his acts may well impact the sponsorship for disability sport.
Punisher wrote:
<quoted text>Really a crazy story, thats for sure. Waiting to hear more details...but I cant imagine being "afraid" of a sweet thing like her.
IMO, this story points to how carefully we should be in our adoration of all men and women. Like we need to start to be really stingy with it. I'm all for giving people like him opportunity to be better, etc - but we have to stop idolizing them at the same time. Most people who live to extremes - as it sounds like he did - are a tad whacked in the head. It just bites us in the arse way too often.
Joe Schmoe

Melbourne, Australia

#6 Feb 22, 2013
The post above refers to 'Disabilty sport' which is surely an Oxymoron.
Such 'Sports' are typically 'played' by people who are trying to pretend they are normal when the fact is that for whatever reason or circumstance they are NOT.
Thinking

Shaftesbury, UK

#7 Feb 26, 2013
How did you pick up your total cu*t disability?
Joe Schmoe wrote:
The post above refers to 'Disabilty sport' which is surely an Oxymoron.
Such 'Sports' are typically 'played' by people who are trying to pretend they are normal when the fact is that for whatever reason or circumstance they are NOT.

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