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    Re: Cruise Ship sinks!

    Since I know a little more on this issue I can agree the captain was a shameful coward for his actions. As captain, per tradition/training, certain things are expected of you.

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    Re: Cruise Ship sinks!

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    This so called rule that a captain should be the last man off the ship was probably written by rich old white men and many of them probably owned slaves. It is obsolete now and needs revamped, our new morality doesn't allow for such chivalry and the new rule when a ship is sinking should be every man for himself, women and children too. We can't live by laws written 200 years ago "dude".
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    And apropos of that sentiment we have this.

    Mark Steyn: No more ‘women and children first’ | ship, titanic, concordia - Opinion - The Orange County Register

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    Re: Cruise Ship sinks!

    Ouch. Seats on boats bought by rich russians?

    Costa Concordia Disaster: Rich Russians Allegedly Bought Lifeboat Seats

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