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Tempe 12ft Chicken
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Message 153 of 313 (750222)
02-12-2015 10:15 AM
Reply to: Message 142 by Faith
02-11-2015 8:54 PM

Re: The jokes just keep coming
Faith writes:
I keep hearing how similar things are here and now to Nazi Germany in the 30s. Corner your opposition, marginalize them, do a big propaganda campaign to be sure they are hated as enemies of progress and prosperity, in this case known as "bigots" and backwards, perhaps low IQ and deserving of extermination. Well, we're the ones keeping you from "evolving" the Perfect Society, right? Homosexuality was a cause celebre then too.
Did you notice that in your long copy-paste about the comparisons between Nazis and the US, there was zero mention of homosexuality, in general, and gay marriage, in particular, being a cause gaining a lot of traction within the country. In fact, the Nazis tended to act toward what I could see many fundamentalists arguing in favor of, and in fact I do see it happening in other countries, which is executing homosexuals.
Wiki on Persecution of Homosexuals in Nazi Germany writes:
Beginning in 1933, gay organizations were banned, scholarly books about homosexuality, and sexuality in general, were burned, (such as those from the Institut fr Sexualwissenschaft, run by Jewish gay rights campaigner Magnus Hirschfeld) and homosexuals within the Nazi Party itself were murdered. The Gestapo compiled lists of homosexuals, who were compelled to sexually conform to the "German norm."
Doesn't compelling people to comply to a societal norm sound familiar right now? Is it those who are trying to give homosexuals the same rights as everyone else that are really the best compared to Nazis, Faith?
Wiki: Persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany
BTW - I don't agree with comparing either of the groups to Nazis because it belittles the terrible treatment of human beings that took place during that time and place. While your group may share some ideas, such as forcing individuals to conform to your group's personal concept of normal, you fundamentalists are in no way comparable to the evil that existed during that time.
Edited by Tempe 12ft Chicken, : No reason given.

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