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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th August 2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 32,042
Posted By Edx
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Psl_c-chTbA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Psl_c-chTbA
Forum: Trials and Errors 29th January 2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 657,103
Posted By Edx
I don't think it's quite as ludicrous as that,...

I don't think it's quite as ludicrous as that, but I think there's more likely scearnios first. Such as Bobby Dassy killing her and the police wanted to make sure it pointed to Avery

We already...
Forum: Trials and Errors 29th January 2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 657,103
Posted By Edx
Except everyone already knew about it because...

Except everyone already knew about it because Kratz told everyone.
Forum: Trials and Errors 28th January 2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 657,103
Posted By Edx
Had anyone mentioned that Brendan's statements to...

Had anyone mentioned that Brendan's statements to the investigators match exactly with the kind of situation we find when looking at the cases of children falsely accusing people of sexual abuse in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th December 2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 56,124
Posted By Edx
+1. We have an ideology that thinks the only way...

+1. We have an ideology that thinks the only way to empower women is to convince them that they lack power, and tell them that men are strong, capable and powerful. It all sounds rather a lot like...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th December 2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 56,124
Posted By Edx
In that case women hardly ever receive this insult

In that case women hardly ever receive this insult
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd November 2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,397
Posted By Edx
(Sorry of this is a bit rambly and if there's any...

(Sorry of this is a bit rambly and if there's any typos, I'm writing this on the train)

Even if there was a truck which shouted racist remarks to the guy, it was off university grounds what do...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 22nd November 2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,501
Posted By Edx
Well duh. Jesus' father had 4 dads. The...

Well duh.

Jesus' father had 4 dads. The Father, and the Holy Ghost. Jesus is the Father and Holy Ghost, so he is also his own father. When they all combine they are one and therefore one are all,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th October 2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,919
Posted By Edx
That's right. Obviously this was the exact...

That's right. Obviously this was the exact opposite result those that campaigned for mandatory arrest policies wanted, once they instituted gender based profiling the figures went back to the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th October 2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,595
Posted By Edx
You don't have to convince her not to hate women,...

You don't have to convince her not to hate women, you have to convince her men that feel like they should have been born female are women. If she doesn't consider them women you can hardly say she's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th October 2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,919
Posted By Edx
Maybe you'd also think lesbians weren't the...

Maybe you'd also think lesbians weren't the demographic with the highest rate of partner violence, but you'd be wrong, they are. Maybe when the CDC conducted their sexual violence and abuse survey...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th October 2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,595
Posted By Edx
What pisses me off about the BBC (as well as...

What pisses me off about the BBC (as well as Channel 4 now I think about it) is they restrict people even in the UK from watching certain material on YT. Really stupid.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th October 2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,595
Posted By Edx
I fail to see how someone can possibly be...

I fail to see how someone can possibly be reasonably be defined as a "misogynst" just because they don't see transwomen as women. But then it's super popular to thow that word around like it's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd October 2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,522
Posted By Edx
He's rolling in his grave! ... Oh I guess not...

He's rolling in his grave! ... Oh I guess not either
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd October 2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,617
Posted By Edx
I wish they'd stop calling these groups "MRA's"...

I wish they'd stop calling these groups "MRA's" just because they dont like feminism.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 8th September 2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,409
Posted By Edx
This is evil in a darstedly way, I kind of love it

This is evil in a darstedly way, I kind of love it
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
I'll tell you why we are having this confusion,...

I'll tell you why we are having this confusion, even with people apparently pro-sex work. It's because they FEEL things about this and they are trying to justify those feelings rather than the other...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
Ok fine Im prepared to accept he meant as a...

Ok fine Im prepared to accept he meant as a contractual agreement.



I notice you didn't answer the question. The question is rather relevant. I know plenty of people that find the idea of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
Wow this is some amazing handwaving here! ...

Wow this is some amazing handwaving here!

Despite the fact that I've got 10 years of experience paying escorts for sex, have actually been paid for sex acts twice (which means I have actually...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 391,804
Posted By Edx
Karen Straughn. Here's her channel...

Karen Straughn. Here's her channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/girlwriteswhat/videos). This is her discussion with Kevin (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVKNrnd2rMI). They get a bit off topic half...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
You're still assuming there's something wrong...

You're still assuming there's something wrong with wanting to pay for it for fun.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
What you don't realise is you're actually talking...

What you don't realise is you're actually talking to someone who has paid to see sex workers, who is in a relationship with someone who was an active escort for several months, and I'm someone who...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
You seem to be talking about something completely...

You seem to be talking about something completely different. In order to be a Doctor can you just jump into it, or do you need to spend years training and gaining experience? Can you just jump into...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
Ok... So then you're agreeing that it is false...

Ok... So then you're agreeing that it is false that being paid for sex makes consent impossible.



I don't see a difference actually. If you are claiming someone is unable to refuse to perform...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
I am talking about skills you need an education...

I am talking about skills you need an education for. If you can earn as much or more than a businessman in the city who may have had to work for maybe over a decade getting an education and working...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 391,804
Posted By Edx
I love those two, especially Karen. Did you see...

I love those two, especially Karen. Did you see the "fireside chats with Kevin Logan" videos? I can't wait until she starts getting more mainstream debates, I think she could well be the most well...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
You don't think porn stars have any form of...

You don't think porn stars have any form of contractual agreements?

Am I not allowed to not consent to other non-sexual jobs?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,857
Posted By Edx
That's because Walter is a die hard SJW...

That's because Walter is a die hard SJW apologist. He never sticks around to debate anything though he just makes a few snide remarks then vanishes

The thing about this story is that it isn't...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
I replied to a comment that said paying for sex...

I replied to a comment that said paying for sex necessarily removes consent. Therefore porn must necessarily be an industry where it's not possible to consent

You can tell me doing porn is less...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
Prostituion is also a ridiculously well paying...

Prostituion is also a ridiculously well paying job that you need zero skills for (other than being pleasent), making it quite attractive to many women that like sex. The average woman can earn more...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
Yes id love to have it explained how being paid...

Yes id love to have it explained how being paid to have sex and filmed is different from being paid to have sex.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
And why does this make a difference to...

And why does this make a difference to prostitution? If it's illegal you have even less entitlements
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd September 2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
Like what sort of things do Germany and NZ have...

Like what sort of things do Germany and NZ have that are different that are relevant to this matter?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd September 2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
So you must believe that women can't consent to...

So you must believe that women can't consent to do porn either, right?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd September 2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
There's nothing wrong with the idea that a sex...

There's nothing wrong with the idea that a sex worker can refuse sex, she just has to give the money back. I'm not sure why there's this idea that money for sex doesn't allow consent to be an option....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st September 2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
Why? In places where prostituion is either...

Why? In places where prostituion is either decriminalised or legal, has anything you're saying actually happened? Porns been around a long time,but hasn't happened there either.

Back rubs aren't...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st September 2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 21,494
Posted By Edx
Yes, it's just a job. If they don't want to...

Yes, it's just a job. If they don't want to provide sex then don't do it. It's not forced so what's the problem? Porn has been paying people to have sex for decades, I'm not sure if that has come up...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th August 2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,821
Posted By Edx
Here's a fun experiment in the same vein. ...

Here's a fun experiment in the same vein.

Stormfront or SJW?:
https://www.reddit.com/r/StormfrontorSJW/
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th August 2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,396
Posted By Edx
Here's the truth about the Ginger. Albinos...

Here's the truth about the Ginger.

Albinos were created by the CIA in an attempt to genetically engineer a pure breed master white race with virtually no pigment. (More black = stupider and more...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th August 2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,396
Posted By Edx
Then you are an oppressive white man and should...

Then you are an oppressive white man and should be ashamed of yourself you frog eating pastry licker!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th August 2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,452
Views: 376,362
Posted By Edx
The SJW has enough money to donate to each other...

The SJW has enough money to donate to each other though
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th August 2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,396
Posted By Edx
You have no right to tell transethnic people what...

You have no right to tell transethnic people what race they are you bigots. Black is a state of mind.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th August 2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,788
Posted By Edx
Why arrest him? Can't it just work it's way out...

Why arrest him? Can't it just work it's way out naturally?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 49,700
Posted By Edx
You have described scenarios that you attributed...

You have described scenarios that you attributed to being due to you being female when that can and does happen to men as well. It sounds exactly like confirmation bias. If it wasn't you should be...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 49,700
Posted By Edx
Which one?

Which one?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,895
Posted By Edx
If you are more prone to irrationality you will...

If you are more prone to irrationality you will be more susceptible
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,612
Posted By Edx
It's not like women don't say they get more...

It's not like women don't say they get more stressed/short tempered around their periods.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th August 2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,789
Posted By Edx
The least you could do is give me a courtesy lick!

The least you could do is give me a courtesy lick!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th August 2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 36,352
Posted By Edx
I was amazed he didn't die, he seemed really...

I was amazed he didn't die, he seemed really close!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th August 2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 36,352
Posted By Edx
These explosions are the biggest I've ever seen...

These explosions are the biggest I've ever seen apart from some nuke tests or the old Hiroshima footage. It's totally nuts, it looks apocalyptic. Even Michael Bay would be thinking that's too much....
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