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Poland / Light of Bethlehem 

Shortly we will have "Peace Light of Bethlehem", where polish scouting association gives physical candles ignited from the fire that is in the cave in where Jesus was allegedly born in Bethlehem.

This action always was hypocritical for me. But this year it is doubly so. Poor scouts will give "light of peace" to random governmental persons. Including the president and probably multiple border guard commendants.

Poland / Light of Bethlehem 

(polish scouts are on friendly terms with border guard due to various reasons).

So instead of normal hypocrisy now scouts will be used as a PR stunt of politicians and border guard leaders (whom I believe are currently doing lesser crimes against humanity)... All this when people from middle east are actually trying to visit Poland and probably dying of cold in Polish forests.

Poland / Light of Bethlehem 

And Polish Scouting Association will not take a stand for kids dying on polish soil but instead it will take part in a symbolic or stunt that allegedly will bring "peace" to the world ...

Poland / Light of Bethlehem 

What would be very big symbolic gesture? Not taking part in this shenanigans. Just telling the in current circumstances symbolic actions are not enough.

Anything but actively supporting the regime would be good.

Poland / Light of Bethlehem 

@jacek yeesh. Yes, the part about doing this while not giving shelter to *actual, living* refugees from the Middle East makes this especially terrible.

Poland / Light of Bethlehem 

@jacek
Yes, we want peace. We don't want war. Whoever violates our border wants war.

You yourself are a hypocrite or don't understand what you write.

Poland / Light of Bethlehem 

@pronto Lol. I'm pretty sure that refugees just want a place to live. And if among them there are people that are not friendly then this is why we have asylum granting process and hopefully working intelligence services.

And they wouldn't violate border if A) Łukaszenka let them B) we did take asylum requests in border crossing.

Łukaszenka might want conflict. But by doing what we are doing we are just making his job easier.

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