Nobel Peace Prize

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Nobel Peace Prize

Post by Jim the Moron » Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:56 am

We're approaching the Nobel season, and look forward to reading about the winners in the sciences and in literature. Contrarily, we are apprehensive re the Peace Prize. Why?

1. Previous winners include Yasser Arafat and Barack Obama.

2. Mahatma Gandhi and Vaclav Havel never received the award.

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Re: Nobel Peace Prize

Post by SteveFoerster » Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:10 am

Jim the Moron wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:56 am
We're approaching the Nobel season, and look forward to reading about the winners in the sciences and in literature. Contrarily, we are apprehensive re the Peace Prize. Why?

1. Previous winners include Yasser Arafat and Barack Obama.

2. Mahatma Gandhi and Vaclav Havel never received the award.
While I don't think much of the Nobel Peace Prize considering some of its inappropriate recipients (Kissinger? Seriously?) it's understood that the prize was not awarded at all in 1948 because Gandhi had been assassinated and the award cannot be made posthumously.
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Re: Nobel Peace Prize

Post by Jim the Moron » Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:05 am

""Jussie Smollett Deserves The Nobel Peace Prize"

https://dailycaller.com/2019/04/01/owen ... ett-nobel/

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Re: Nobel Peace Prize

Post by lzzrdgrrl » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:19 am

Or maybe..... the Nobel Low Effort Consolation Prize......'>.......
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Re: Nobel Peace Prize

Post by Jim the Moron » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:40 am

Hey, even Jussie deserves a participation trophy . . .

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Re: Nobel Peace Prize

Post by Doc » Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:47 am

I think they should just call it the nobel pizza prize then they can divide it up as many times as they like.
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Re: Nobel Peace Prize

Post by Milo » Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:58 pm

It has also been awarded to corporations such as the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee. I feel strongly that it should always be awarded to a living person.

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