Comments:Nobel Peace Prize misused says Norwegian lawyer and activist

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Frankly, no. They are awarding the prize to individuals who have done nothing directly relating to peace, choosing to pass over those who have worked for international peace. Jade Knight (talk) 19:44, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

The impact of several items said to be out of line with Nobel's will are not so much out of line, as they are connecting the sentiment of the will with the current situation. The cited example of Gore and the IPCC does seem to qualify as the conflicts in Sudan for example are mainly driven by farm land disputes, aggravated by droughts then known to be connected with anthropogenic climate change. Particulates redirecting the sun exposure at ground level and global warming altering wind currents. Work then aimed at reversing those effects has direct impact on reducing conflict in the world. Basically, this is using the known relationships between things to award the prize to people working on areas that have the same effect, and though that may not be as obvious it is legitimate. 68.210.66.232 00:59, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

No, they have not respected Nobel's will. The prize has been used more as a political tool than as a tool for peace. Al Gore should never have won this prize. "Raising awareness" about climate change does nothing to solve the problem, and most certainly does not promote peace. 24.180.26.92 01:28, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

Of course they aren't following Nobel's will. Al Gore has done absolutely nothing to deserve a peace prize. Maybe an environmental prize or something, but probably not even that since he insists on being paid to tell people how much of a crisis we're in. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.8.118.26 (talk) 21:30, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

Of course the peace prize has not been used correctly while else would that war criminal Henry Kissinger have one. And Arafat? the guy's a terrorist. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 134.124.116.233 (talkcontribs) 16:06, 9 October 2013