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4 eigner   
25 Aug 2013
Life / What makes a man a Pole? what does it mean to be a Pole? [187]

you're Polish, no doubt about it but it's not only because you're born there. Now imagine, what if a baby is born in Poland while its parents (both, not Polish) are just visiting Poland and leave the country right after its birth?
4 eigner   
25 Aug 2013
UK, Ireland / UK Polonia protesting v German TV series [65]

look, none of us can really tell whether it is or not. We know, that it certainly wasn't something that was happening on a regular basis but we can't say that it never happened at all. During a war, people tend to act differently than they usually do and sometimes do things that they wouldn't do in any other situation. My question was about this particular scene and not about the actions of the AK in general.
4 eigner   
25 Aug 2013
UK, Ireland / UK Polonia protesting v German TV series [65]

The railway scene was the most powerful: the AK wanted to free prisoners locked in cattle trucks but when they saw they were Jews they relocked the doors

I wonder if this is based on facts?
4 eigner   
25 Aug 2013
Life / Polish disco-polo music makes comeback in Poland [20]

Disco-polo has left the rural firehouse and entered big-city salons

you guys know that I like Poland but disco-polo is terrible, just as bad as rap, hip hop and techno IMO.
4 eigner   
23 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Except there's one problem

no, there's no problem DD, I already made you a compliment, you don't want me to take it back, right? LOL
4 eigner   
23 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Thank you DD, thanks a bunch. So you agree that the 92.2% of Poles who declared themselves Roman Catholic are what they say they are, despite definitions, rules of anyone at all. I'm glad that we finally came to the conclusion that no matter what others say (whoever it is), we are what we say we are because it's a part of our constitutional right to be who we say we are.

You 're a good man DD, I always knew that ;-)
4 eigner   
23 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Is it that difficult to understand that the Constitution guarantees freedom for all?

sorry but I simply have to reply to that 1, LOL

now DD, is it that difficult to understand that the constitution guarantees freedom for people to freely declare themselves Roman Catholic? ;-) Again, forget definitions, rules and all that nonsense.

YOU ARE WHO YOU SAY YOU ARE !!!

OK, OK keep on fighting ............. bye
4 eigner   
23 Aug 2013
Language / Slang term for "pants" in Polish? Gacie. [32]

I am not saying the word was not used in Yiddish. It obviously was / is. But it seems to be a borrowing from the Slavonic languages,

it will be most likely very hard to conclusively determine where this word really came from but when I try to google it out, it shows me that it is a Polish word so it makes sense to adopt a version that is commonly available than assume other possibilities. However, it's always good to keep your mind open and don't take anything for granted.
4 eigner   
23 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

If that were even half relevant we'd be insisting that much more from Mieszko's time were still practiced. We don't bother with the form of government that he had, because we now have something better. Just as we don't have a theocracy with crosses all over public buildings because our culture has evolved past that too.

There's absolutely no point to discuss the obvious. 92.2% of Poles officially and freely declared themselves Roman Catholic, end of story. I don't care whether they're being seen as such by you or anyone else. If you tell me, you're atheist, I'm not gonna tell you, no you're not and I won't ask you any questions why you consider yourself an atheist, either. There's really nothing else, I'd like to add to this debate. If you guys feel like flipping the same crap upside down over and over again, you're welcome to do so but I'm done with it.

Enjoy.
4 eigner   
23 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Then why not pogan signs?

The establishment of a Polish state is often identified with the adoption of Christianity by its ruler Mieszko I in 966

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poland

that's why

R.I.P. done
4 eigner   
23 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Then why not pogan signs? Poland was pogan earlier than Catholic. But seriously- history is important but it shouldn't have place in political and public life this way. Neither should religion.

opinions vary

Because the government and it's institutions should care about all the citizens,

they don't care either way, not in Poland and not here either. and it's naive to believe, they do.

Anyways, I'm done with this thread, enjoy.
4 eigner   
22 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Gazeta Wyborcza tells her crosses must go

OK, well if Gazeta Wyborcza says it, then they really have to go (......)

Any person who sings the British national anthem is admitting there is a God.

Side note: any Brit who's singing his national anthem is really singing a National Anthem of German Empire (just for your information, not meant as an insult)

youtube.com/watch?v=skfzF2zjnAY
4 eigner   
22 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Hmm, we never had any referendum or something like that on the cross

What about the 1000 years of Poland with crosses? Does history mean anything to you? As a tolerant and liberal thinking woman, as you say you are, why does it matter to you, whether something meaningless (in your opinion) as crosses, will be removed from Poland or not?

I mean, if it doesn't mean anything to you then why worry about it, right? Just ignore it, don't look at it.
4 eigner   
22 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Oh, ppl can believe what they want.

oh, I'm glad you give your countrymen that right ;-)

but as to the crosses in public places I'm pro "all or none".

look, the crosses were always present in Poland and if they never bothered anyone for so long (about 1000 years or so), why would anyone want them go now? It's just, let's call it, a liberal trend that wants them go and undoubtedly the vast majority of your countrymen are not a part of that trend, so why punish so many people just to make happy a few?
4 eigner   
22 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

(6 miesięcy temu aktualizowany 6 miesięcy temu) it says it right above the pic, to the left from it

as for that part of your statement "Według Instytutu Statystyki kościoła Katolickiego wierzący katolicy stanowią 60,8% ludności Polski", I'm sure, Polonius3 will give you a much better answer than I'll be ever able to as I'm not a Catholic myself, only here to defend people's rights to believe whatever they choose to believe.
4 eigner   
22 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

I never said 99% Lenka. The number I see usually is around 93% but anyways, I guess, it will be your experience against mine then. I wasn't there just for a visit. I believe, four years in Poland is enough to determine whether the links are correct or not.
4 eigner   
22 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Hm, it's hard for me to believe in that number as well.

there are many links to choose from, Lenka. Whether you believe it or not is a different story. As far as I'm concerned, I choose to believe the numbers and my own experience (I lived in Poland). Don't forget, you live in a city where everything seems to be different than in other places in Poland and Varsovians tend to be more ... liberal than the rest of your countrymen.
4 eigner   
22 Aug 2013
News / Polish police chief removes crosses [250]

Most Poles freely declare themselves Roman Catholic, that's where the figure comes from DD. Accept it! I bet, you'd hate it too if someone would tell you that you're not what you say you are, right?
4 eigner   
22 Aug 2013
Life / What makes a man a Pole? what does it mean to be a Pole? [187]

tak to prawda. Jak widzisz, ja mowie plynnie po polsku i znam polska historie moze nawet lepiej niz wielu Polakow ale na tym konczy sie moja Polskosc. So who can really claim to be Polish, me who speaks Polish and knows Polish history or mocha, who's born in Poland, to Polish parents and feels very Polish? ;-) I say, mocha is a winner !!! LOL
4 eigner   
22 Aug 2013
Life / What makes a man a Pole? what does it mean to be a Pole? [187]

Well the way I see it,if you were born there,and have the blood.Then you are Polish through and through.Especially if you claim it.

then again, one can be Polish even if he's not born over there too. There are quite a few options though.