"In case my previous comment doesn't read quite right, allow me to clarify. The article that was linked in the OP criticised men for carrying on friendships that lack intimacy. It also tried to provide academic support that for assertion. My…"
"It seems obvious to me that if you were to treat a woman in the exact same way as you would treat a man, she would think that you hate her. Women expect to be treated differently than men treat each other. They don't want to be equal. They want…"
"I think the answer is obvious. Men suck at friendship when you use a woman's definition of friendship. Women would suck at friendship if you were to use a man's definition. If two men are driving together and are silent for fifteen…"
"Adultery is not illegal. Though it may be grounds for a divorce.
Incest certainly is in most cases - though you can make a compelling argument that consent is compromised due to family roles, as well as a compelling state interest in preventing…"
"We decide as a society which things are acceptable behavior. A consenting relationship between adults, is no business of mine or yours. And no reason to discriminate.
We draw lines legally surrounding issues of consent (and sometimes harm). A…"
"You are comparing laws and customs that yoked the lives of fellow human beings in involuntary solitude and chattel slavery, broke families, and put millions of people through hardships that you could never fucking fathom,
to the laws that say, hey,…"
"I'm torn on the issue. On the one hand, I consider sexuality in the same category as I do age, race, and sex - that is, things you are born with. Discriminating against someone because they are black, or a woman, or over 50, is pretty shitty.…"
"Opening up the door for legally obligated cake baking despite the baker's objections and convictions is similar to fundamentalist christian's efforts to "get god back in schools" or "teach the controversy", in that it…"
""So the problem with the self seems to be that it's whatever anyone says whenever anyone says, & it can changed endlessly."
I think God changes at near the same rate as the self, which, I suspect, is less swift and less endless…"