"That's cool Jack, I didn't think you were being anything other than forthright, it was just a friendly "you might want to watch out using that word" just because I know it makes a lot of people fume.
I agree, brain disorders are…"
"I agree with Thomas- give it 6 weeks before you do anything, then I would got to a barber to get it shaped.
If you are trying to grow a long beard then you can use a strong hair gel to get you thru the rough transitional phases. If you are growing a…"
"Mongoose, I think the difference in social acceptance stems from the social circumstances. Going to a drag show means you will knowingly be confronted with a person dressing contrary to their sex. One is prepared and has already decided how to feel…"
First up, using the term "tranny" is akin to using the "n" word- just thought you would like to know.
Second, in recent years studies have been done on autopsied brains to determine if there is a biological component to the…"
"My friend, you are never going to find a woman running down the path you are on. You say you want a serious relationship but you are going through women like a diuretic goose. You finally pick one to stay with but only because the sex was easy. You…"
""To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting."--e.e. Cummings"
""From childhood's hour I have not beenAs others were; I have not seenAs others saw; I could not bringMy passions from a common spring.From the same source I have not takenMy sorrow; I could not awakenMy heart to joy at the same tone;And…"
The Unbearable Lightness of Being- Milan Kundera; The Beggars
Trilogy- Nancy Kress...
"We are all a little weird and
life's a little weird,
and when we find someone whose
weirdness is compatible with ours,
we join up with them and fall in
mutual weirdness and call it love. - Dr. Seuss
The Shooting of Dan McGrew- Robert W. Service
..." And hunger not of the belly kind, that’s banished with bacon and beans,But the gnawing hunger of lonely men for a home and all that it means;For a fireside far from the cares that are, four walls and a roof above;But oh! so cramful of cosy joy, and crowded with a woman’s love — A woman dearer than all the world, and true as Heaven is true — "...
"Are you wanting to know why people are more open to equality for the LGBT or why people are opposed(sometimes violently) to people who are opposed to equality for the LGBT? Either way, I'd think the endgame is equality."
"My guess is exposure to younger generations...Remember the love sees no color shirts back in the 80's? Generation X was brought up to not see color like our parents and grandparents were and we were much more accepting of mixed race…"
I wanted originally to bring it to one issue but I guess we could talk about anything really that has changed in the the public's general mindset.I wanted to talk about LGBT issues. I reckon it started in earnest in the 1960s. Then it started getting noticeably more open about twenty years later. However, even in the 1980s it was common for homosexuals to be shunned or even beaten, by citizens and not by a law. Now there are laws in some places against simply stating your opinion on it. In…See More
What do you guys think about the idea being described by Frank Herbert in one of the later Dune novels?"All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted."See More