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Old 05-01-2013, 07:20 PM   #161 (permalink)
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Dude, that's just another bs twist of what religion is - and extremely insulting to many a country.
I didn't say that's all what religion is. It can lead to that, and it has. Communities who follow the religion and base it just on the religion, whether it's the 'correct' interpretation of the religion or not. Sexist laws in islam, for one, are plain as written. Men can marry many women, and don't need to be Muslim. Women can't, and only can marry a Muslim. I believe some countries also give benefits to men who do marry more than one woman, like the country I'm from Kuwait. Genital mutilation, also plain, a sick act - based on religion. Religion does do harm.
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:26 PM   #162 (permalink)
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You know, you sound as racist as the racists your calling out. Religion is man made but homophobia is so much deeper than the fear of some gay dude looking at a straight guys willy. Personally I'm flattered if I'm flirted with as in my experience with my gay friendes gay men are notoriously picky about looks ;-)
Please enlighten me where I stated that what homophobia was, I said it was man grown. Cultures influence that belief, and cultures can run on religion as it's moral code. If a religion says being gay is wrong, that would directly affect the culture - making it socially unacceptable to be gay. Which is where religion can be a direct cause to it. Call me racist, just cause I want homophobia and racism out. Whatever.

Edit: The issue I have with religion is that they don't change. They're out-dated. However my experience with people who do follow religion, rarely follow it all the way through... or change their interpretations of it to make it more modern. IMO it's clear that they're doing that, it'd be better if they just followed what they can through reason... instead of basing it on a 2000 year old scripture which is no longer relevant to understanding the Universe, it's better of as literature/symbolic representation than 'word of god' or 'truth'.

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Old 05-01-2013, 09:48 PM   #163 (permalink)
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what he is saying is true and not true.
What part is true?
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:49 PM   #164 (permalink)
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You're actually making yourself look worse, Mike. Even if you were talking about the fact that you have a piece of paper on your wall, impressions based on the substance of what you write are still relevant because of this point:



Look at the bolded part of Ligeia's post.

Edit - this thread needs more love so I should take that last sentence out.

I'd like to add another captain obvious point.

Having degrees in particular specialty fields don't necessarily mean you know shit about a wide, wide range of other topics. That's the other problem with staking a claim to being well-educated based solely on your degrees. Furthermore, there are knowledge based degrees, and skill based ones. Some of the knowledge based degrees don't promote the development of certain types of reasoning skills, despite the fact that they might provide a person with a substantial base of knowledge in a narrow, specialized field.

The reason I chose to fuck with you, Mike, is because I've found your opinions narrow minded a few times. If I need my computer fixed, or want my resume copy edited, I might stop by and pay you a visit, but if I wanted a well thought out opinion, I'm going to at least a few other members of the board before you, regardless of their "official credentials".

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Thanks to you, kind sir, I am now officially better educated.

I do not care who comes to me for opinions. I care to express them in certain circumstances, not to dispense them to others on demand, and unlike some, don't consider myself "right" or "infallible" on any topic, including the ones to do with my chosen professional field.

Can we simply scratch all the unrelated shit that has been posted in an attempt to ease off the attack my original opinion here has caused? Like, forget who I am, how old I am, what degrees I hold or how many books I've read, etc. I don't exist, in fact, I am a figment of the collective imagination of this board, OK?

All I, as a figment, have ever said was that there was no need for Jason Collins to come out in an interview to CNNSI and that there was absolutely no need for CNN.COM to lead with this story as breaking news for a day and a half. No need at all. That's my opinion, take it or leave it, on the subject of this thread. And now this figment is done.
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:43 PM   #165 (permalink)
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All I, as a figment, have ever said was that there was no need for Jason Collins to come out in an interview to CNNSI and that there was absolutely no need for CNN.COM to lead with this story as breaking news for a day and a half. No need at all. That's my opinion, take it or leave it, on the subject of this thread. And now this figment is done.
I'm trying to help you Mike. Again - not need - want. In both cases. And their are reasons for them wanting to do it - in both cases. Stop pounding the :therock:.
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This. Just unreal...
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Old 05-01-2013, 11:47 PM   #167 (permalink)
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Old 05-01-2013, 11:56 PM   #168 (permalink)
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Thanks to you, kind sir, I am now officially better educated.

I do not care who comes to me for opinions. I care to express them in certain circumstances, not to dispense them to others on demand, and unlike some, don't consider myself "right" or "infallible" on any topic, including the ones to do with my chosen professional field.
Fair enough. I'll still come to you for computer advice, though, okay?

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Can we simply scratch all the unrelated shit that has been posted in an attempt to ease off the attack my original opinion here has caused? Like, forget who I am, how old I am, what degrees I hold or how many books I've read, etc. I don't exist, in fact, I am a figment of the collective imagination of this board, OK?
That's pretty much what Ligeia was getting at before, when he mentioned judging content, not proxies. You should have agreed with that post. Anyway, SJ is more to blame for raising age and experience in the first place. I fucked with him for doing it, so I fucked with you for adding education.

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All I, as a figment, have ever said was that there was no need for Jason Collins to come out in an interview to CNNSI and that there was absolutely no need for CNN.COM to lead with this story as breaking news for a day and a half. No need at all. That's my opinion, take it or leave it, on the subject of this thread. And now this figment is done.
meh, see bjjs.

Mike, I really don't think you get it...kinda like me trying to talk about computers.
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Old 05-02-2013, 12:09 AM   #169 (permalink)
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Anti-Gay ESPN “Reporter” Chris Broussard Believes Gays Can Change “Through Prayer” / Queerty

Who said religion does no harm? -.- I fucking hate Chris Broussard now. He needs to get canned, asap.
He's a completely ignorant, fascist ass clown and needs to be fired by tomorrow.
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He's a completely ignorant, fascist ass clown and needs to be fired by tomorrow.
what do you mean by ass clown, especially in this context?
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:08 AM   #171 (permalink)
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