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World's greatest men who EVER lived.

Post by DoubleRay » 25 Dec 2019, 11:28

Discounting the divinity of JC.

Here is my top 5 greatest men of all time.

1. Michael Faraday. Invented electricity.
2. Alexander Fleming. Invented penicillin, saved millions.
3. John Logi Baird. Invented TV.
4 .Albert Einstein. Just genius.
5. Martin Luther King. That speech.

I would be balanced and do one for women but racking my brains.

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Post by tonyp » 25 Dec 2019, 18:47

Here is my top 5 greatest men of all time.
I'm including ones I never met
1. Winston Churchill
2. Bill Gates
3. Richard Branson
4. Henry Ford
5. Kerry Packer
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Post by bristleposh » 25 Dec 2019, 20:52

Florence Nightingale,
Grace Darling
Rosa Parks
Frida Kahlo
Anne Frank
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Post by White G » 25 Dec 2019, 23:36

tonyp wrote:
25 Dec 2019, 18:47
Here is my top 5 greatest men of all time.
I'm including ones I never met
1. Winston Churchill
2. Bill Gates
3. Richard Branson
4. Henry Ford
5. Kerry Packer
Richard Branson??????? Is the guy who's took hundreds of millions of subsidies from the government for his railway empire, yet avoids paying tax on the profits as his companies are based offshore?

Is this guy who has been charged & jailed for tax evasion, and still does all he can to avoid paying a penny to the government even though they've helped make him a billionaire?

Is this the guy who's healthcare arm sued the NHS for £2m over a lost contract? While we're short of nurses he once again takes from the taxpayer without giving back.

Seriously Tony, how can Richard Branson be anywhere near that list? So many great people have done so much for others & made a positive difference to the planet. Extremely bizarre choice.

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Post by tonyp » 26 Dec 2019, 02:33

White G wrote:
25 Dec 2019, 23:36

Seriously Tony, how can Richard Branson be anywhere near that list? So many great people have done so much for others & made a positive difference to the planet. Extremely bizarre choice.
Seriously WhiteG how about you post your list.
That is my list.
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Post by DoubleRay » 26 Dec 2019, 10:06

I know I said, may differ, but Kerry Packer?
That's ridiculous. :)

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Post by bristleposh » 26 Dec 2019, 11:50

bristleposh wrote:
25 Dec 2019, 20:52
Florence Nightingale,
Grace Darling
Rosa Parks
Frida Kahlo
Anne Frank
A bit silly of me left out Marie Curie

That has now been usurped by Tony into top women so a proper men's list in no particular order

Einstein
Darwin
Hawking
Pasteur
IK Brunel
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Post by White G » 04 Jan 2020, 11:35

tonyp wrote:
26 Dec 2019, 02:33
White G wrote:
25 Dec 2019, 23:36

Seriously Tony, how can Richard Branson be anywhere near that list? So many great people have done so much for others & made a positive difference to the planet. Extremely bizarre choice.
Seriously WhiteG how about you post your list.
That is my list.
Tony, your choice of Branson is so weird that it deserves to be scrutinised. You cannot come up with a convicted criminal, tax dodger who sues the NHS and expect nobody to question your selection???

I'm 90% sure you added him for a reaction, but 10% of me worries that you're being serious. You never know with you Tony!

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Post by azajali43 » 04 Feb 2020, 15:17

The world greatest men who ever lived:

1. Buddha.
2. Albert Einstein.
3. Martin Luther king jnr.
4. Abraham Lincoln.
5. Muhammad.
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Post by Lester Bangs » 13 Feb 2020, 10:12

Noel Cantwell
Benjamin Disraeli
Franklin D Roosevelt
Dougal Haston
Fred Trueman
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Post by White G » 18 Mar 2020, 22:29

tonyp wrote:
25 Dec 2019, 18:47
Here is my top 5 greatest men of all time.
I'm including ones I never met
1. Winston Churchill
2. Bill Gates
3. Richard Branson
4. Henry Ford
5. Kerry Packer
Still saying Richard Branson Tony? After making a living taking money off the taxpayer whilst paying nothing in, he's now begging the government to bail his precious airline out. Meanwhile he's stopped paying any of his staff wages for the near future, despite being worth £4bn. The man is a leech of the highest proportions, while his contempt for everyday people is absolutely astounding!

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Post by tonyp » 19 Mar 2020, 11:18

Here's my list of the men most jealous of the achievements of others
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Post by White G » 19 Mar 2020, 13:55

tonyp wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 11:18
Here's my list of the men most jealous of the achievements of others
White G
Eh? That's an extremely bizarre comeback. Please explain further why you come to that conclusion?

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Post by bristleposh » 19 Mar 2020, 14:06

White G wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 13:55
tonyp wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 11:18
Here's my list of the men most jealous of the achievements of others
White G
Eh? That's an extremely bizarre comeback. Please explain further why you come to that conclusion?
I have to say your envy towards the rich does smack of that.
I read on Twitter yesterday somebody listing all the people that were in the category of essential workers, he listed the ones we expected and then said do you see anyone missing, the 1% of the richest in the population. Of course, this gentleman was a Labour activist, jealousy writ all over his tweet. If a person makes a fortune why do others envy their achievements so much, I look upon it that I just wish I was that clever.
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Post by tonyp » 19 Mar 2020, 20:31

Here's my list of people who spend more time criticising other people's lists than making lists of their own
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