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Re: #MeToo (generic)....

Post by Giz » Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:53 pm

Slavery was "normal" once. So were a lot of other abhorrent things. I don't think that "this is the way it has always been" or "this is the way it is in nature" are reasons to unquestioningly keep something.

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Post by ed » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:20 pm

not keep, rather embrace. like the gay. Was abhorrent and then we realized it was pretty common and we said "hey, lets embrace it!!!"

Same thing.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:39 pm

This sort of shit is why I (gay) am 100% pro gay rights yet detest gay identity politics.

Remember live and let live, plus full legal equality?

While we might not be quite 100% on the equality thing yet, I still don't want to be considered just another hostile foreigner to be appeased.
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Post by Giz » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:50 pm

Don't worry, ed is coming to embrace you!
#AbdulToo


But seriously, in nature it is common for a step father to murder a new partner's existing offspring (see lions, etc). We throw people in jail for that.
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Post by Witness » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:46 pm

Giz wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:50 pm
the naturalistic phallacy.
Love that spelling.

Reminded me of a teacher I met who was ranting about parents giving some "unnatural" medication to their kids (ADHD related I think, murky area). Asked her if she was against anything not "natural", said yes.
So I made her notice that we were both wearing spectacles. :mrgreen:

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Post by Giz » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:44 pm

Ha! It is the #metoo thread!




Though I’m not that clever.

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Post by Witness » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:22 am

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Post by Skeeve » Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:09 pm

Marvel Wants James Gunn Back and Is Trying to Persuade Disney to Rehire Him on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ — Report
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Disney severed all ties with Gunn on July 20 after jokes the filmmaker made on Twitter years ago about topics such as rape and pedophilia resurfaced. The jokes were re-published online by right wing journalists Jack Posobiec and Mike Cernovich. Gunn is an outspoken liberal who has used Twitter on many occasions to criticize Donald Trump.

According to Deadline, the discussions between Marvel and Disney started taking place after the entire “Guardians” cast published an open letter pushing Disney to reinstate Gunn as director. The letter was signed by Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Sean Gunn, Pom Klementieff, Michael Rooker, and Karen Gillan. Previous reports about the unlikelihood of Gunn being rehired by Disney remain the most true at this point, Deadline says, although Marvel appears to be making one last effort to bring Gunn back.

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” already has a 2020 release date set, and Disney and Marvel are both said to want to try and hit that date despite the director drama. Production on the film is scheduled to begin early next year. Head over to Deadline to read more from sources on the behind-the-scenes talks. IndieWire has reached out to Disney for further comment.
Seems to be another case of the left eating their own...IMHO, YMMV.

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Strange how the left will do this to "one of their own" yet support Sarah Jeong (also one of their own)
after her racist, misandrist, and police hating tweets.
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Re: #MeToo (generic)....

Post by gnome » Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:16 am

I'm sure every conflict resolution on the left is by consulting demographics and privilege level and making the appropriate choice. It's why their heads explode so much, they are incapable of making situational decisions based on any level criteria.
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