There is no easy way to begin this message, so I'll just give it to you straight. A friend of mine recently told me she was molested several years ago by her piano teacher, and when I asked further…Continue
"Thanks for your input. I find the Australian precedent of gun control rather fascinating, as there were many parallels between Australian attitudes on gun ownership prior to the gun laws of the nineties and current American ones, and the success of…"
"Alright, well judging by some of the previous input, I don't quite have the ethos that a lot of you do, but I might still have a thing or two to contribute.
Some people think that the Old West was some kind of golden age for the liberty…"
"Now would you be so kind as to respond to my questions? Do you think a military intervention would have been possible, and what do you think would be an appropriate way to learn from the incident and prevent it from occurring again?"
"You're right, I apologize. I think that it was handled less than perfectly. With regard to what they called it immediately after, I believe that this was done so that the perpetrators could be properly tracked down (playing dumb to catch the…"
"I don't really understand those of you who think Obama has ramped down the GWOT... that's not to say he has decimated Islamic extremism (cut off one head, two more grow back), but he certainly hasn't been soft on terrorists with the…"
"The easiest and nicest way is to hear the opinions and not discuss them. Not to justify, argue, or convince, but put up a wall of "nice."
Agree when you can, always be polite, and never explain. Never bring it up. Use phrases…"
"Tell her that:
1. Being in the Demolay is not like being a Freemason. You're not one of us until you're one of us. As a very active and long standing Freemason, I can assure you, that being in the Demolay does NOT make you a Freemason.
""Who said anything about sins and repenting?"
I did, because it seems to be a concept outside of your own psychological oddities. You can correct me if I'm wrong, but I have the impression that what you're objecting to…"
"So yes you will have trouble finding a girl with those values in the world we live in . so you change your values or you have trouble , that's your choices."
Who is one as a man who adjusts his values simply to not be…"
""A self-righteous prig like you doesn't deserve a woman who has honestly sinned and repented. "
Who said anything about sins and repenting? The fact that you quickly resort to name-calling like this in a *discussion*…"
"I generally agree.
OP, from what you wrote, it seems like you have an objection to any woman who has "had sex outside of a loving relationship," regardless of whether this is something from years ago that she now regrets or something she…"
"With interest rates so low, consider putting a good chunk of that $10k into very safe securities, usually government bonds. Also, consider whether you need a whole 6-month emergency fund as an Australian. The…"