Steady on, Dukes, not all lovers of chocolate are fat, you know. But having said that, this chick probably is. Who needs a guy to buy chocolate for them? They always buy the wrong thing, anyway. Go out and get that shit yourself. Lindt Dark (70% cocoa) is on special at Woolworths at the moment.
wordpervert, you’re worse than 9000 hitlers and I’m calling you out.
lindt chocolate, indeed. you may as well whip those child slaves yourself.
I, myself, only eat handmade chocolates sourced from the finest-quality ethically sourced cocoa.
and certainly no products that contain palm oil.
good god woman, do you hate the orangutan that much? why not take a dart gun to your local zoo and kill the hairy orange bastards there too?
also, woolworths and coles are raping your country – but with so many other global crimes that you’re personally responsible for, you’re probably pleased with such a minor domestic issue. farmers suck anyway.
Sweetie, sometimes, it’s just about wanting a piece of chocolate. i can’t be thinking about slavery and cruelty all the bloody time. And Woolworths is around the corner. I have my reasons for needing to keep my shopping simple.
Don’t get me wrong, I love good quality chocolate (Colefax and Adora), but there are times when I can’t be arsed travelling half an hour to get it. And before you say anything, you can’t get Colefax chocolate online (yet) & Adora delivery costs a bomb. If you’re going to tear me up for occasionally buying and eating Lindt chocolate because the best is not immediately at my fingertips, then so be it.
tr_wllk – Don’t go with overpriced MsAnneThrope, I’ve a special offer this week, only $35.
Pixaroo – Lindt do not employ child slaves directly and supposedly try not to do so indirectly, but they do source chocolate from Ghana, where child slavery has been reliably recorded in chocolate cultivation (though perhaps not to the same degree as in the Ivory Coast). There are worse offenders in the industry – e.g. Nestlé, Hershey and M&M/Mars.
Sources: Lindt, BBC, International Labour Organisation.
^ Lets face it, if they’re not kept busy and hard at work those fucking children will just end up running around a bastard minefield, just for the jape of it…
And then it’s us who are made to feel guilty. Well not me! Not on my watch! The little bastards would be unceasingly toiling so hard to create me Creme Eggs that they’d be too knackered to play football in minefields.
Mr T, yeah I’m for real. Because Lindt is one of the few chocolate companies that works with human rights organizations to guarantee as much as possible that their chocolate has no child labor. Being mad about eating specifically Lindt is stupid, since more or less any other chocolate company uses as much if not more child labor, which rubert also pointed out.
^you are completely wrong,fuxaroo. and a MASSIVE cunt, to boot.
because YOU got the ball rolling on boring, unpalatable pedantry, let’s fucking do this dance;-
(copy pasted from change dot org)
What an incredible victory. Just weeks ago, major chocolate companies Ferrero and Lindt were refusing to make a public commitment to eradicating child labour in their supply chains. They hadn’t budged despite years of pressure — in fact, they were the only two global chocolate brands who were yet to publicly act on the issue.
Morgan Rayner is a childcare worker from Melbourne who loves chocolate – and just days before Easter, she launched a petition on Change.org calling for a public commitment to a child slave free supply chain.
Her petition took off — and in less than four days grew to 110,000 signatures around the world. It sparked a social media storm, and soon senior executives from both Lindt and Ferrero reached out directly to Morgan.
Within weeks, both had committed to 100% audited cocoa supply chains by 2020, ensuring an unprecedented commitment to wiping out child labour in the production of their chocolate.
tl;dr? it says, in effect, that you should go and fuck yourself.
After reading these comments about chocolate and child labor, I’m now becoming depressed while thinking of the horrible state of the world. This depression is making me crave chocolate, which, of course, shoves me between a rock and a hard place. It’s a vicious cycle.
what the fuck would you know about iceland, msanne? vitlaus kelling. fucking hell… let me tell you buddy, it isn’t that great anymore.
can’t believe you get so worked up about this shit. if you don’t wanna buy lindt chocolate, don’t.
trying to convince everyone/someone of corporate greed and cruelty is a pointless waste of time. most people already know, and those that don’t are merely wearing blinkers and will ignore what you say.
apathy rules, and no-one’s gonna do anything about it, and that’s what matters.
no but i wanna buy a vowel!
“can i buy an E thanks eddie”
“yeh but these ones are a bit smacky, don’t have two until the first one has hit ya”
you do seem a little worked up, msanne, that copy and paste stuff was a bit like…”whoah”…
i’ll spell “whoah” any way i like, you sycophantic little buttplug!
being aware of issues doesn’t mean that you need to get worked up over them.
some free life advice for you right there. any more and i have to start charing, ok?
The fuckstains who were of the impression that Lindt was a socially responsible corporation have slunk away and will think again before spouting their unlearned bullshit. Not everyone goes through life with blinkers on, only caring about the stuff that they have researched themselves. Sometimes you need shit pointed out to you by angry cunts like MsAnne.
Getting worked up over issues is the only successful measure. Soft words in soft voices is the political and social equivalent of one hand clapping.
no, you’re wrong. the fuckstains you refer to will continue eating their lindt chocolate, having learnt nothing, or having learnt something and deciding they don’t give a shit anyway.
if you’re so worked up about it, DO something. stop fucking talking on lamebook about it, for flying fuck’s sake.
cut and pasting some shit about how a corporation is evil doesn’t change a fucking thing about this sad, fucked up, corporate-run world.
trust me, i’ve been high up the chain in a very nasty multi-national…they fucking LAUGH at people’s apathy, OPENLY. the sepos come here on their oil and gas projects and LAUGH about the fines they would get from Aus’s EPA because it’s less than the cost of building the pipeline that would avoid the fine in the first place. you’ve got no idea what the fuck you’re on about, mate. i could tell you some stories that make lindt sound like they’re fucking angels. from personal experience.
face it…every time you borrow money, buy insurance, fill your car up, do your grocery shopping, ANYTHING at all, you’re lining these fuckwits pockets with more money.
trying to educate people on lamebook is hardly a worthy cause – your moral outrage isn’t worth shit unless you’re prepared to back it up with action, and you know it.
When did I EVER say that education was the only tool available?
Nice try, attempting to link indignation to inaction, you sorry excuse for an activist. Words excite passion and power, and it flows on from there.
What the fuck do you know about me and my protesting activities, little man?
‘sides which, you’re attributing some sort of moral high ground to msanne that doesn’t exist. allow me to demonstrate my point:
theory 1 – msanne trawled google to find info to support her argument so she could take her butthurt from another thread out on wordpervert and shit just flowed from there.
theory 2 – msanne trawled google to find info to support her argument so that she could make people more aware and make the world a ‘better place’ by “exciting passion and power”
theory 2 is such a fucking fairy tale that it’s laughable and rather reminiscent of dr seuss.
oh…you protest do you…? oh…sorry i take it all back then! you’re really making a difference! good for you sweety! you keep that shit up.
*laughs until it hurts*
oh and sweety…? if you’re nice, maybe i’ll tell you sometime what i did to that corp i once worked for. makes your protesting look like the bullshit that it is.