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Thread: EU to win 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, says Norway public radio

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    So you attribute the 55 years of peace to the EU?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andalublue View Post
    The EU has no control over the Nobel prize juries. The peace prize is decided by the Norwegian Nobel committee. You are probably unaware that Norway is not a part of the EU.

    The fact of 55 years of peace between the nations of the EU is an achievement unimaginable just 70 years ago. I think that's an accomplishment worth recognising.

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    So you attribute the 55 years of peace to the EU?
    Yes. I attribute 55 years of peace between European nations as being the biggest and most important achievement of the EU.
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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    The EU was established in 1993.

    Quote Originally Posted by Andalublue View Post
    Yes. I attribute 55 years of peace between European nations as being the biggest and most important achievement of the EU.

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Andalublue View Post
    The EU has no control over the Nobel prize juries. The peace prize is decided by the Norwegian Nobel committee. You are probably unaware that Norway is not a part of the EU.

    The fact of 55 years of peace between the nations of the EU is an achievement unimaginable just 70 years ago. I think that's an accomplishment worth recognising.
    I was aware and mispoke......but not on the issue of Europeans giving other Europeans an Award. Also they included their economics. Which Can hardly be said they controlled.

    Still this does not consider other parts of the planet and their geographical locations either.....now does it?

    But you are welcome to defend it in the regards of how such is so deserving.

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    lol why are you all getting angry at the EU for this? They did not ask for the award! Are you the same people who cry everytime TIME announces the Man of the Year?
    ‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    This is like the Oscars, where actors sit in a big room and try to convince each other that they really do have substance and meaning in their lives.

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Higgins86 View Post
    lol why are you all getting angry at the EU for this? They did not ask for the award! Are you the same people who cry everytime TIME announces the Man of the Year?
    Well, I am sure some more needy people could use all that money they get with the Trophy. Or do you think they will deposit it in the IMF?

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Well, I am sure some more needy people could use all that money they get with the Trophy. Or do you think they will deposit it in the IMF?
    I dont care what they do with it too be honest! Again if your angry blame the people that gave the award out not the EU.
    ‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    The EU was established in 1993.
    Yes, without it Luxembourgian bombs would be falling upon us as we speak.

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    We see this farce for what it is.

    The award is an attempt to legitimize the EU during a time of turmoil. If the EU wants true legitimacy, they need to hold referendums in the UK, in Greece, in Sweden, in Portugal, in Spain... and offer a CLEAR CHOICE whether to remain a part of the EU or become independent.

    Or have our democracies evolved so much that the will of the people can no longer be trusted?


    Quote Originally Posted by Higgins86 View Post
    lol why are you all getting angry at the EU for this? They did not ask for the award! Are you the same people who cry everytime TIME announces the Man of the Year?

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