"I suspect you might be projecting these traits on fashion designers. That might explain why you're so bothered with this whole thing.
You argue like these kinds of women owe you (or us) something, even if that is only to shut up.
"These outrageous cultural beauty standards and the social strains and swings that result from it are why all women should be wearing burqas.
Of course it wouldn't be such a problem if they would all just simply strive more to be what men desire."
"Titus, I couldn't reply directly to you on the earlier sub-thread, so I'm putting it here...
I think it was Einstein who said something like: The more I learn, the more I realize how little I know. Maybe this inverse correlation of…"
"Those are good points, Liam. You've knocked me off my stated position a bit... It brings to mind the black sit-ins of restaurants in the 60's. Is their a difference in not serving them food, and not serving gays cakes?
"I can agree with the first paragraph, I don't know what exactly you find strange, however...
But who are the people who do not know some ground of being? I imagine whatever it is that keeps them from knowing a ground of being would be…"
"I'd say the average person changes how they see themselves (at least in a major way connected to identity, which I think is closely related to God) maybe once or twice in a lifetime, if at all. Sure, there are constant subtle changes throughout…"
"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…"
"A good driver (speaker) can overcome both extremes, or find the right balance, if you will.
You can't blame the system, there's always a system. The leaders should lead the system, and you do that, in part, with charisma.
"When it comes to the State of the Union Address, everyone knows it's fluff.
Given that, the president should embrace that it's just a pep talk and do some great speechifying.
They try, but they suck. Maybe it's a shallow thought, but…"
"Yup. None of these factors--either alone, or in combination--is typically enough to make a person depressed enough to commit suicide.
Yet the gay orthodoxy continues to lay the suicides of sexual minorities at the feet of "homophobia" in…"
"Because you voluntarily went out of your way to find pictures of a woman you consider unattractive, then proceeded to complain about how much she doesn't attract you, and not only that but society's ideal of beauty is completely wrong…"
"Movies: Kung Fu Panda 1 and 2.
Good God. These films blew my expectations. Dreamworks were never known for top quality films before but Christ these films are amazing; they some of the great american comedies.
The main character, Po,…"
So me and a group of friends have started an amateur Bartitsu society and we're pretty much teaching ourselves the martial art among elements of other fighting styles. While not ideal we're doing well, perfecting the techniques. I organise the activities and exercises and try to explain the basics of the technique from the instruction book.I was just wondering if anyone else has done something similar to this? If so do you have any tips of running these sort of clubs or interesting stories of…See More
"Eh. I think musical taste is directly tied to the perception of your experiences in life and is satisfying to the level of the soul (if you believe that a soul exists). Some of that is generational, some of it is cultural, but deep down a person…"