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Thread: Why does the UN still exist?

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    Re: Why does the UN still exist?

    It still has a function because the world is a bit better with it than a world without it.
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    Re: Why does the UN still exist?

    The UN is needed in case a country is insane enough to elect a moronic reality TV show presenter president.
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    Re: Why does the UN still exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    The UN is needed in case a country is insane enough to elect a moronic reality TV show presenter president.
    Surely, no one would be that foolish!
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    Re: Why does the UN still exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by United Feds View Post
    United Nations created during the closing of WWII, 1945. Until now 2017 United Nations still survives ranging through remarkable operations and notorious failures. How and why does it still exist? Why or why not it should or should not exist?
    To me, the UN is a waste. All it does is give all countries a worldwide forum for them to spout their propaganda. It also gives the more powerful countries a place to get supposedly world agreement for them to wage war on less powerful countries and to effect regime change as they see fit or want.
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    Re: Why does the UN still exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by United Feds View Post
    United Nations created during the closing of WWII, 1945. Until now 2017 United Nations still survives ranging through remarkable operations and notorious failures. How and why does it still exist? Why or why not it should or should not exist?
    The UN runs counter to the best interests and sovereignty of the US and we should get out of it.

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    Re: Why does the UN still exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    The UN is needed in case a country is insane enough to elect a moronic reality TV show presenter president.
    Sounds like the UN would be out of their league. The insanity is staying in this ridiculous agreement.

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    Re: Why does the UN still exist?

    The UN is a Paper Tiger. Worse, it's a Political Paper Tiger. Worse still, it's a Partisan Political Paper Tiger. And its Roar has become Ridiculous.
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    Re: Why does the UN still exist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Skeptic Bob View Post
    While I think the UN needs some serious revamping, I think some like the UN is important to have. Why? Because we are all stuck in this tiny piece of rock together whether we like it or not.
    So what revamping would you suggest? The UN will be dysfunctional as long as the leadership of its member states are, and even if you exclude the vast amount of countries led by insane sociopaths it has to be said that you average democratically elected leader is hardly a paragon of virtue either. Furthermore if you expect the UN to exist as a power in its own right and enforce its benine will on unwilling member states then you need only look at the World Bank, the WTO or the EU.

    I think something like the UN needs to exist because there are issues like the law of the seas, pollution, trafficking of weapons and people, and chemical and nuclear weapons where its in everyones interest to cooperate. However I find it difficult to imagine how it could be changed into something more benine.
    Last edited by Red_Dave; 05-10-17 at 03:54 AM.

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    Re: Why does the UN still exist?

    I like the idea of the United Nations, but some of the past and present corruption needs to be addressed.
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