I'm not interested in women myself, but I'm often surprised by the kind of woman guys are into when it comes to relationships. I can't imagine myself marrying someone I don't respect, and yet a lot…Continue
I didn’t notice this section before, so I guess I will post in here since I haven't posted much yet. In case anyone is wondering, "J. Exalto" is a pseudonym that comes from a name I found in my…Continue
"I would say it's accurate, and I would say it's a natural progression from previous cycles, catalyzed by the involvement of the extremely polarizing nature of Trump.
I've heard various arguments about how the proliferation of…"
"It's different for new members who aren't familiar with things here. When I first joined I tried to respond to every message I got in order to be polite. And one of those messages was about socks (after which I turned off…"
"There are some people on the left who are completely hysterical and seem to think anything remotely associated with Trump and/or Republicans in general is extremely far-right. If you look at this bill from that perspective, then of course you…"
"Well I am exclusively (sexually) attracted to a very specific type of guy, which happens to be the type of guy that pretty much describes every guy in the place I grew up (which happens to be almost entirely white). So I think upbringing…"
"Although I don’t know what it is like to be either black or a woman, I have felt like I’m rejected by everyone at times. I’ve had no success whatsoever when it comes to dating (any sort of relationship, romantic or otherwise,…"
"I grew up in a blue-collar family in a blue-collar town. I have 17 aunts and uncles (not including spouses) and about 40 cousins, and I'm one of the first people in my family who's going to graduate from university (I'm also one…"
"I generally think of my self as rational, and I've never been the least bit superstitious. But death has always bothered me a lot, way more than it should. And it's not a fear of dying, but it's after the death occurs that…"
"Technically true, but beside the point: the clear implication is that the racism, in this instance, is wrong. Which it's not; dating someone you're not attracted to out of some sense of social justice or whatever doesn't seem…"
"This reminds of me of something I've encountered among gay men. If you go on a dating site or hook-up app such as Grindr, you will see a lot of profiles that will explicitly exclude certain types of guys, such as Black men, Asians,…"
"Some elements of the right tend to think in terms of an idealized society in which there is no such political power or media control, and I'm sympathetic to that view myself. I doubt it's actually attainable, but I'd argue…"
"Speaking in broad generalizations, I think the left and the alt-right use essentially the same definition of political correctness, which is different from that used by the right. The former definition involves not using derogatory language…"
"This is a major reason it's such a shame that people tend to view people with different (but still mainstream) political views as enemies. If anyone should be considered an enemy, it's this guy (and his followers). People on…"
"I wouldn't say liberalism is the same thing as unrestrained capitalism. I'm a classical liberal, so I tend to be sympathetic to capitalism, but I would also acknowledge that some regulations are necessary and pure capitalism…"
"That's interesting. I've realized that on a subcouncsious level, I consider skills like knowing how to start a fire or change a tire to be more important than knowing how to cook or clean. The latter are obviously more…"
"It's been the same argument for two years. Trump doesn't live up 100% to some dystopic scenario detractors have concocted in their own minds, and it's supposed to be an existential crisis for his supporters."
"The problem is believing the caricatures. Trump keeps saying he's going to renegotiate trade deals (and it looks like he's started). You don't renegotiate trade deals if you want to eliminate all imports, and he has not…"
"Eh. I used to be fine with them getting their paperwork sorted before they're caught. I'm curently fine with deporting them all to Poland. The situation we have right now is unsustainable. And, the longer we fuck around doing nothing, the…"
"Ah, I misunderstood. I thought you were speaking in ideal terms. But still, what do you think about touchback? I'm ok with it if they spend a good length of time outside the US again, be put through the same process as everyone else, and…"