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Chiroptera
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Message 77 of 540 (480212)
09-01-2008 2:41 PM
Reply to: Message 76 by subbie
09-01-2008 1:27 PM


Re: Gov. Palin's 17 year old daughter Bristol is pregnant
Commenting on another person's personal life may be inappropriate, but I can't help but point out that I do find some ironic humor in what the younger Palin's pregnancy says about the effectiveness of the "Abstinence Only Education" policies held by the mother.


Speaking personally, I find few things more awesome than contemplating this vast and majestic process of evolution, the ebb and flow of successive biotas through geological time. Creationists and others who cannot for ideological or religious reasons accept the fact of evolution miss out a great deal, and are left with a claustrophobic little universe in which nothing happens and nothing changes.
-- M. Alan Kazlev

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Chiroptera
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Message 80 of 540 (480216)
09-01-2008 3:49 PM
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09-01-2008 3:28 PM


Re: Gov. Palin's 17 year old daughter Bristol is pregnant
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Or, you know, maybe an unwed pregnant 17 year old isn't humorous at all for all the reasons listed in the article.

Where I grew up, nothing was off-limits to black or ironic humor. (That was in Sarah Palin's Alaska, by the way, just for topic reference.) I make humorous remarks about a lot of topics that many people find offensive; you're not the first, neither will be the last.

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Would it be less ironic and less humorous if Gov. Palin advocated condom dispenseries and her daughter still got pregnant?

Actually it's possible that the young couple were using condoms in spite of Gov. Palin's views. But detailed statistics on the best method reducing unwanted pregnancies and STDs among teenagers and how they contribute to the irony of the situation is probably not appropriate for the humor thread.


Speaking personally, I find few things more awesome than contemplating this vast and majestic process of evolution, the ebb and flow of successive biotas through geological time. Creationists and others who cannot for ideological or religious reasons accept the fact of evolution miss out a great deal, and are left with a claustrophobic little universe in which nothing happens and nothing changes.
-- M. Alan Kazlev

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