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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 01:33 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
Your self identity is made up of hundreds of...

Your self identity is made up of hundreds of major and countless minor factors.

Why this particular dynamic has popped up on in regards to sexuality is not an unreasonable question.

Nobody has...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
I asked before about falsifiability, which is a...

I asked before about falsifiability, which is a standard that has to be meet even in a discussion like this.

Someone says the phrase "I am a Man/Woman"

Give me a scenario, ideally a real world...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:44 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
You've made that abundantly clear. I believe...

You've made that abundantly clear. I believe you're declared yourself too good to talk to me and other people several times in this discussion.



I didn't ask for another bad, vague definition....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
Ehhh... no, not really. Those words have been...

Ehhh... no, not really. Those words have been said, but nobody actually argued it because that would require explaining (consistently and without shifting what it means to "whatever I need to win...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
Yeah they care about punishing women for getting...

Yeah they care about punishing women for getting abortions. They don't give one crap about fetuses and it's laughable that so much of the discussion acts like we're obligated to pretend they do.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
Again as I have to keep saying every time we have...

Again as I have to keep saying every time we have this discussion.

This, all of this, every single word of it, is a red herring.

Because abortions laws don't make abortions go down. That's one...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
I love how conservatives describe the solution we...

I love how conservatives describe the solution we already had as their excuse as to why we need their new, much worse one.

Almost as if they are all lying about what their real motivation is.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 11:52 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
It's a matter of definition. Any argument is...

It's a matter of definition. Any argument is going to be begging the question unless you want to argue why one side gets to just define themselves as correct by defining the term and definition they...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
Asking you to actually explain what you are...

Asking you to actually explain what you are arguing for is not "back and forth."
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
We're years and threads deep into this. What...

We're years and threads deep into this. What anyone's argument actually IS shouldn't be up for question at this point.

You should have been able to actually get around to making your argument...
Forum: Computers and the Internet Yesterday, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 65,144
Posted By JoeMorgue
I'll never for the life of me understand a...

I'll never for the life of me understand a site/program in 2022 have a maximum password complexity.
Forum: Computers and the Internet Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 65,144
Posted By JoeMorgue
I've become firmly convinced that there is no...

I've become firmly convinced that there is no surer method of making your users turn their computers off then to send out several e-mails that say "During the evening of XXXXX day we will be...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:12 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
Okay this is absurd. You can't argue for...

Okay this is absurd.

You can't argue for something to this degree and then respond with some vague, glib "LOL SHRUG WHO KNOWS LOL" when asked to explain in the most simplest and basic terms WHAT...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
Okay but we don't and we aren't obligated to...

Okay but we don't and we aren't obligated to pretend we do.

Nobody is arguing for their "Height identity" and the "personal experiences of being left handed" or any other version therefore and we...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
*Cuts you off* Could you use the same...

*Cuts you off*

Could you use the same argument for literally any variable that exists in humanity at all and it be equally valid yet never used?

Then no, it doesn't help.

Again we're not...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
Yes. Nobody does. Including the people using it...

Yes. Nobody does. Including the people using it as an argument. Because it doesn't make any sense.

People just keep adding words to already established concepts.

First it was gender. Then...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
"You can never know what it's like to feel like...

"You can never know what it's like to feel like being this..." is a though terminating cliche, you could say it about anything and shut down the discussion.

Give me 100 dollars. You'll never know...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
The problem is if you tell 100 people that 10 of...

The problem is if you tell 100 people that 10 of them are special and 90 of them are ordinary, 90 of them will declare themselves part of the special 10% and fight you, surprisingly hard, on it.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By JoeMorgue
Again the loop is we aren't supposed to treat men...

Again the loop is we aren't supposed to treat men and women differently in our society so in an ideal world "Treat me like a woman/man" would be a nonsensical statement, akin to "I demand you treat...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,317
Posted By JoeMorgue
"Aren't the Demmicrats being.... *pause for...

"Aren't the Demmicrats being.... *pause for dramatic effect* HYPOCRITES for using the tactics we use to make at the world a worse place to make the world a better place?"



Moderated content...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,696
Posted By JoeMorgue
They treat it like the Bible. When it agrees...

They treat it like the Bible.

When it agrees with them it's the law of the land, unbending and non-negotiable.

When it sorta agrees with them it has to be "interpreted."

When it flat out...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
No. Because there is a difference between...

No.

Because there is a difference between democracy and a popularity contest, or at least their should be.

"X percent of people want to control other people's lives for no reason" isn't equal...
Forum: USA Politics 29th June 2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,696
Posted By JoeMorgue
Horsecrap. All it would take is 40% of the...

Horsecrap. All it would take is 40% of the population not being wrong and then being violent when they aren't allowed to be wrong.
Forum: USA Politics 29th June 2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,696
Posted By JoeMorgue
Or as I heard it put once. *Gets in time...

Or as I heard it put once.

*Gets in time machine*
Me: "Founding Father, can I have a moment of your time please?"
Founding Father: "Of course citizen from the future, what seems to be the...
Forum: USA Politics 29th June 2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,696
Posted By JoeMorgue
Yeah and that entire concept got proven...

Yeah and that entire concept got proven impossible when half the states went to war because they got butt hurt they might not be able to own other human beings any more, so please ******* spare me.
Forum: USA Politics 29th June 2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,696
Posted By JoeMorgue
Our Founders original intent was a country that...

Our Founders original intent was a country that wasn't beholden to the Founder's original intent.

Somewhere in between the Right's "Our Founding Fathers loved Jesus and Guns" and the Left's "Our...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 29th June 2022, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 144,635
Posted By JoeMorgue
It baffles me that "Repeatedly responding with...

It baffles me that "Repeatedly responding with gibberish" isn't considered "uncivil."
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th June 2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 525
Posted By JoeMorgue
Well in a few years nobody will be able to afford...

Well in a few years nobody will be able to afford a house and that problem will solve itself.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th June 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 525
Posted By JoeMorgue
Dude go play the "Oh so you're saying 1 drop in...

Dude go play the "Oh so you're saying 1 drop in the bucket and someone aiming a firehouse at the bucket aren't the same thing? Huh? Huh?" game with someone else.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th June 2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 525
Posted By JoeMorgue
Yes because owning a home and scalping them by...

Yes because owning a home and scalping them by the dozens, hundreds, even thousands are the same thing.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th June 2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 525
Posted By JoeMorgue
It's one of those words that means everything and...

It's one of those words that means everything and nothing.

Or it's a word where we already had a perfectly accurate word/term for it ("Priced Out") but people didn't want to use it because it was...
Forum: Trials and Errors 27th June 2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 722
Posted By JoeMorgue
Well I'm pretty sure SCOTUS will overturn our...

Well I'm pretty sure SCOTUS will overturn our right council soon for the exact same reason, can't have poor people getting justice.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
I know the Liberal/Progressive slant of this...

I know the Liberal/Progressive slant of this board isn't super-pro-capitalism but it's an undeniable reality that in the system we have now your dollar is almost worth as much as your vote, so

A...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
If there's ~40% of the population is determined...

If there's ~40% of the population is determined to say this wrong and evil NO solution is going to be stable, the best we can do try and hope for the best.

There is no possible check or balance...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
Are you kidding? Those are perfect targets. The...

Are you kidding? Those are perfect targets. The Democrats won't fight back because half of them hate big business so much even abortion won't be enough to defend them.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,803
Posted By JoeMorgue
//ETA// Hey guys can we lock this thread so the...

//ETA// Hey guys can we lock this thread so the conversation doesn't keep jumping back and forth between this and the new one?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
Remember this is as much legislative symbolism as...

Remember this is as much legislative symbolism as it doing anything. You key your exe's nice sportscar because it will piss them off the most, not because it's going actually do the most damage to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
The "Why now" question has been brought up and...

The "Why now" question has been brought up and several people have already noted that the biggest opposition to abortion came after Baby Boomers stopped needing them.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
If he can keep his? Abso-%$#@!ing-lutely.

If he can keep his? Abso-%$#@!ing-lutely.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
Again we have reached the pits of discourse where...

Again we have reached the pits of discourse where we are being told we're being dramatic for being concerned that the Republican might do the thing that *checks notes* the Republican are openly...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
There was an article a while back, wish I could...

There was an article a while back, wish I could find it again, from an abortion clinic worker. You know the big secret?

Anti-abortion women get abortions ALL THE TIME. Not like fluke cases or...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
Seriously it's like marrying a spouse who's name...

Seriously it's like marrying a spouse who's name is Mr. Cheater VonAdulter McInfidelity Esq and getting shocked when you catch them banging the babysitter.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
The Right Wing trolls will care about whatever...

The Right Wing trolls will care about whatever they are told to care about by their masters.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
The Republican's aren't going to avoid going...

The Republican's aren't going to avoid going after contraceptives because of a backlash for the same reason they aren't scared of a backlash against abortion.

THEY can still get abortions. I...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
Yeah we've pretty much used up the nation's...

Yeah we've pretty much used up the nation's strategic rope supply giving it to the Republicans to hang themselves and that hasn't exactly worked out for us.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
That's a pipe dream and it's not Biden's fault. ...

That's a pipe dream and it's not Biden's fault. The Dems will eat each other alive picking new SCOTUS members.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
I'm just saying that winning their biggest...

I'm just saying that winning their biggest politic fight of... ever for any timescale worth talking about here is not going to make them less embolden to try to get more stuff done.

No we can't...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
26 states have "trigger" laws to put the, as you...

26 states have "trigger" laws to put the, as you call them, "split tails" in their place. Expect them to be put into action... literally as we speak.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,387
Posted By JoeMorgue
In his write up Clarence all but announces that...

In his write up Clarence all but announces that contraceptives and the basic idea that marriages fall under the concept of privacy are next.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,803
Posted By JoeMorgue
It's adorable that you think SCOTUS is just going...

It's adorable that you think SCOTUS is just going to stop at overturning Roe V Wade.

Just because you live in a hippie state doesn't mean you're safe.
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