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dwise1
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Message 556 of 587 (857723)
07-10-2019 7:25 PM
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07-10-2019 6:21 PM


Reminds me of instances of bouncy castles getting carried away by the wind with kids inside them.

HINT: rope is a lot less expensive than kids.


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Message 557 of 587 (857806)
07-11-2019 2:21 PM
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06-21-2019 4:03 PM


Re: Christians protest TV series
PaulK writes:

A previous petition called on Walmart to “stop selling Satanic products”

I wonder if they know about this yet: Sex Toys at Walmart

--Percy


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Message 558 of 587 (857807)
07-11-2019 2:31 PM
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07-11-2019 2:21 PM


Re: Christians protest TV series
I remember a few decades ago when CDs became big, Fry's carried a few "adult" CDs and local fundamentalists were picketing the store every weekend for I forget how many months (if not years).

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Message 559 of 587 (857830)
07-11-2019 7:51 PM


This is quite the week
Rattlesnake, uranium, and Kentucky Deluxe found during traffic stop in Guthrie

quote:
Police stopped Stephen Jennings last month because the car he was driving had been reported stolen.

When officers searched the car they found a canister of uranium, an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey, and a terrarium holding a timber rattler in the backseat.

Police also found a gun in the console of the car.



He had a permit for the gun, and the snake was legal because he had a hunting license. But WTF was going on?

  
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Message 560 of 587 (866283)
11-09-2019 8:41 AM


Gay Knees?
quote:
Homophobe refuses knee surgery for mom over fear the knee will be "gay"

For all the incredible advancements in medicine over the past few decades, it's sadly apparent that doctors have not yet found a cure for ignorance. Case in point: the Facebook post this person shared from his mom's timeline to reddit.

In the screed, a friend of the poster's mother explains she has just refused knee replacement surgery on behalf of her ailing mother because the doctor wouldn't assure her the knee wouldn't be gay, lesbian or trans.

First off, she is clearly confused about the nature of her mother's proposed surgery. Joint replacements are not transplants of living tissue from a human or animal. They involve artificial joints made of metal and plastic. But even if a knee replacement involved receiving a joint from a human donor... hoo boy. This woman is confused about a bunch of things. Like... I had to make a list.

  1. Knee replacements are artificial.
  2. Transplants don't imbue you with the traits of the donor.
  3. "Transhomo" isn't a thing.
  4. Sexual orientation and gender identity aren't contagious.
  5. It's spelled C-A-N-E.

Now you may be saying to yourself, "there's no way this is real," but KarateKid is sticking to their guns that this is a genuine post from an actual human in the year 2019.

"If anyone is wondering, I was at my mother's this morning and she asked me to read this," they said in their explanation of the post's origin. "[My mom's] response was 'Why would someone post this?' — my mom's older and is really, really new to FB. As are most of her friends."

At least not all of this woman's acquaintances is so ignorant. "Are you serious?" asked one. "Do you really think your mom's knee could be gay? Think about how stupid that sounds. You're suggesting that her mind and body will be attracted to men but her knee will get horny for women?" That's just as ridiculous as thinking having a knee (or kidney or liver or whatever) from a gay person will change your sexual orientation, TBH.


Maybe she'll go weak in the knees when an attractive woman passes?


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Message 561 of 587 (866286)
11-09-2019 9:00 AM
Reply to: Message 560 by RAZD
11-09-2019 8:41 AM


Re: Gay Knees?
Even though there's no such thing as a "knee transplant," the person is correct to be concerned. Knee prosthetics could have had LGBTQ's on the design team, or the testing team, or the marketing team, or the training team, or the manufacturing team. Doctors and nurses in the OR could be LGBTQ, touching her bones and sinews and bursa and tendons and muscles and nerves and blood vessels. LGBTQ infection syndrome is guaranteed.

And this all started because the person who waited on her at the McDonalds where she fell was probably LGBTQ. This is how they grow their numbers. Be afraid. Be very afraid.

--Percy


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Message 562 of 587 (866287)
11-09-2019 10:00 AM
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11-09-2019 8:41 AM


Re: Gay Knees?
It’s the way life is now, sadly. Ignorance has become legitimised and expert opinion is trashed on a daily basis.

With any luck, their mother’s pain and suffering was not the price they ended up paying, to continue to wallow in their self-delusion. Not holding out much hope though.


Could there be any greater conceit, than for someone to believe that the universe has to be simple enough for them to be able to understand it ?

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Message 563 of 587 (866290)
11-09-2019 11:08 AM
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11-09-2019 10:00 AM


Re: Gay Knees?
Does anyone here think that Faith would not want to know if she was getting a "gay" transplant?

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.

If your viewpoint has merits and facts to back it up why would you have to lie?


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Message 564 of 587 (866292)
11-09-2019 11:15 AM
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11-09-2019 11:08 AM


Re: Gay Knees?
Faith may have several screws loose when it comes to opinions on science, religion, life, the universe and most everything else but the woman is not stupid. If she needed a blood transfusion I doubt she would inquire into the donor's orientation.

And if anyone ever did I would hope the doctor would answer "prone".


Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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Message 565 of 587 (866299)
11-09-2019 12:49 PM
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11-09-2019 10:00 AM


ignorance → religion? religion → ignorance?
Ignorance has become legitimised and expert opinion is trashed on a daily basis.

So does religion attract ignorant/gullible people or does it make people ignorant/gullible by eliminating/overriding other/conflicting interests?

Edited by RAZD, : No reason given.


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Message 566 of 587 (866300)
11-09-2019 1:37 PM
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11-09-2019 12:49 PM


Re: ********* → religion? religion → *********?
Religion doesn't do that. Consider Mendel.

But a belief system that places "Source" over "Content", that places "Testimony" over "Evidence", that actively censors access to data and discourages critical thinking certain promotes and produces the latter.


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Faith
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Message 567 of 587 (866301)
11-09-2019 4:10 PM
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11-09-2019 11:15 AM


Re: Gay Knees?
I may have to disabuse you of the idea that I have any sense at all, by pointing out that the donor's orientation concerns the possibility of getting HIV or AIDS in a blood transfusion. Since I assume they screen the blood for that (I hope) then orientation is meaningless. I have met one gay man who died of AIDS, a woman friend of mine was hopelessly in love with him, and known of others among my acquaintances, it isn't something to take lightly. These days there isn't much danger of getting these diseases through a blood transfusion because when the epidemic and its causes had become known the gay community got smart and gave up their promiscuous habits.

I didn't read through the post about "gay knees" -- Forgive please, my eyes are ************ bad right now though they may get better as the day wears on -- something to do with a knee replacement? There is no such thing as a "gay" knee but if there is any disease danger that would be what the real reason for refusing it could be. But they don't use real bone do they?

Edited by Faith, : No reason given.

Edited by Faith, : No reason given.

Edited by Faith, : No reason given.

Edited by Faith, : No reason given.

Edited by Faith, : No reason given.


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Message 568 of 587 (866302)
11-09-2019 4:26 PM
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11-09-2019 4:10 PM


Re: Gay Knees?
But they don't use real bone do they?

No. It is all artificial. But metal and plastic are not of the same kind and could constitute sin when they rub themselves together like that.


Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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Faith
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Message 569 of 587 (866303)
11-09-2019 4:35 PM
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11-09-2019 4:26 PM


Re: Gay Knees?
So the guy thought an artificial knee could be "gay?"

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Message 570 of 587 (866309)
11-09-2019 5:26 PM
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11-09-2019 4:35 PM


Re: Gay Knees?
I think they thought of transplant of live tissue instead of replacement by artificial prosthetic then believed the doctor was lying when he tried to explain. For some people reality is not an impediment to their deeply felt illusions. Sound familiar M'Lady?

Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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