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Breaking the Taboo (documentary)

Postby jimsenchuk » Dec 10th, 2012, 3:31 pm

Breaking the Taboo was directed by Cosmo Feilding Mellen and Fernando Grostein Andrade, and is Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman

Featuring interviews with current and former presidents from around the world, such as Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, the film follows The Global Commission on Drug Policy on a mission to break the political taboo over the United States led War on Drugs and expose what it calls the biggest failure of global policy in the last 40 years.

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Re: Breaking the Taboo (documentary)

Postby flamingfingers » Dec 10th, 2012, 6:38 pm

I would suggest that ALL politicians be forced to view that video at least 3 times! And actually it would be exceedingly helpful if the entire population saw it and thought about it.
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Re: Breaking the Taboo (documentary)

Postby jimsenchuk » Dec 10th, 2012, 10:37 pm

flamingfingers wrote:I would suggest that ALL politicians be forced to view that video at least 3 times! And actually it would be exceedingly helpful if the entire population saw it and thought about it.


It's a great doc alright, and yes all politicians should be forced to watch it, also police departments.
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Re: Breaking the Taboo (documentary)

Postby cliffy1 » Dec 13th, 2012, 12:27 am

Interesting that the pot threads have pages of responses but this documentary seems to be ignored by most. It is an idea whose time is long past due.
Unfortunately, there was a glaring bit of misinformation in the doc that they are still trying to pass off. One of the main reasons for going into Afghanistan was not that the taliban were growing poppies to finance their terrorist activities. The fact is that the taliban were wiping out the poppy industry. They believed it was against the Koran to grow drugs. Since the west's invasion the production of poppies has risen 100 fold and it not because the taliban suddenly did a 180 degree turn in their thinking. The one thing the world leaders involved in this documentary could never say is the real reason Afghanistan was invaded.
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Re: Breaking the Taboo (documentary)

Postby jimsenchuk » Dec 13th, 2012, 1:45 am

cliffy1 wrote:Interesting that the pot threads have pages of responses but this documentary seems to be ignored by most. It is an idea whose time is long past due.
Unfortunately, there was a glaring bit of misinformation in the doc that they are still trying to pass off. One of the main reasons for going into Afghanistan was not that the taliban were growing poppies to finance their terrorist activities. The fact is that the taliban were wiping out the poppy industry. They believed it was against the Koran to grow drugs. Since the west's invasion the production of poppies has risen 100 fold and it not because the taliban suddenly did a 180 degree turn in their thinking. The one thing the world leaders involved in this documentary could never say is the real reason Afghanistan was invaded.


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