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The next time you even intimate a physical threat, you'll be banned. This is your first, last, and only warning.
Whoa, I started nothing. Someone came out of the blue, and attacked me personally. Not gonna let that fly. If someone disagrees with something I say, no problem, let's talk about, hash it out, or agree to disagree. Come out of the blue and start talking shit, then they are taking it to a whole other level.
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This is not up for discussion.
This post was edited by TrojanWarrior1 12 months ago
His homosexuality didn't seem to do much to blunt the combat effectiveness of my former neighbour, who was awarded a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his service as a combat infantryman in Viet Nam.
At least 3-5% of the male population is homosexual. Nearly every man who has ever gone into battle has done so both with and against gay men. It would be very surprising if there were not at least a couple of dozen gay men on NFL rosters at any given time.
So when people use words like "piece of shit", "ignorant bigot", "cretin", "Westboro Baptist Church follower" etc. to describe people who espouse the same views that you do, does that make you feel good inside too? After all, why should we stigmatize that kind of speech?
Think about it this way... All of the famous gay men out their are extremely effeminate. A young gay person is only going to see them, and because of that they feel that's the only way for a gay man to act. They are going to reciprocate what they see. That's what I mean by saying they are socially forced to act effeminate.
I think the same thing could be said about African Americans and violent rap. Thankfully there have been more positive black role models lately for young, impressionable minds to emulate, rather than uneducated felons rapping about drugs, murder, degradation of women, etc., Hell, the late 70s and 80s had the same effect on white youth - sex, drug, rock'n'roll.
This is a discussion that is entirely about culture, and it's important to understand that there is nothing innate about it. In ancient Greece, pretty much all of the heroes engaged in gay sex, and they were the exact opposite of fem. Limiting a person to one culture entraps them socially and prevents them from defining their own personalities. Gay people only see one form of social behavior to emulate, which is the overtly effeminate behavior we see today. The alternative is to be an outcast, which not everyone has the inner strength to be, so they conform to what they see.
He knows what it means. Don't bother trying to educate a loser like him.
So you gain validation just because a high school girl uses the word??
In terms of being OK with being offensive to others, you think others should be as well?? So you're saying that people should be OK if you offend them??
Dude, I've never had a problem with you before, but you need to get a grip and read what you write before you hit the "post" button. You're making yourself look like an real ass and embarassing yourself....
like that matters to some gays, when i hear some gays call each other faggots as well
I won't call a black man a 'nigger'. I believe some in the black community have taken the word and use it amongst themselves. Similarly, you shouldn't use the word 'faggot'. It's offensive.
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I am a black man and i have never heard a black man/woman call another black man/woman a nigger. i have and will call black men a nigga to symbolize that person being my friend. However, i will also call a man a nigga to describe him in a negative light.
and another thing, don't you dare compare calling a black person a nigger to calling a gay person a faggot. it is definitely apples and oranges
This post was edited by jrblakstar 12 months ago
geez this thread escalated quickly...
Straight regulating. Hilarious to see how some e-tough guys go from belligerent to apologetic "let's talk it out" types when the Torq makes his presence felt.
Here... let 2Pac tell you what is up.
The truth is not embarrassing at all. I am not saying the teenagers use of the word is validation to me, just validation that this false social agenda being pushed on the populace by a liberal minority is failing. I cannot control if certain people are offended by something or not, that is not by concern. IMO people should be less sensitive. Free speech is a right for a reason, not being offended is not a right for a reason.
I am much less e-tough, than I am real life tough. I call it how I see it. I am all for open debate, you get personal with me, and cross the line, then there are consequences.
few people think deeply enough to espouse the same views as me. Certainly no "group thinks" do. Guys like you, who like to post on football boards, but never had the balls to actually play at a competitive level should defer to those of us who have.
Methinks you have a tiny c*ck.
Join the fight for YOUR liberty!
You clearly don't think quite deeply enough to understand the right of free speech. The right of free speech entitles you and everyone else from being prevented from free expression or from being prosecuted for free expression BY THE GOVERNMENT.
I am not suggesting that bigots should be jailed for expressing bigoted views. I'm not even suggesting that you should be prevented from doing so in a private forum such as this. To the contrary, I'm glad that I know who and what you are. I can make better judgments about everything that you say now that I know a bit more about you.
You are correct that there is no right to freedom from offense, and I am not especially offended. When I was a teenager, I said similar things about homosexuals and used racial slurs in non-friendly, non-hip and non-ironic ways. I was ignorant and immature. The things that I did and said were a direct reflection of my lack of maturity and understanding. It took some time, but I experienced the world and met all sorts of different people. With time and experience I matured and learned.
When I witness adults (and I presume you are an adult) behaving the way that I did as a teen, I form judgments about those individuals. The freedom of speech doesn't come with a right to freedom from judgment or a right to freedom from others' speech expressing their judgment. Talk like a bigot and in the absence any of information to the contrary I'll conclude that you're a bigot. Don't be so sensitive.
Yeah it did but it is a discussion board. This will die down eventually
And where you seem to get your signals crossed is, yes you have the freedom of speech, but common decency dictates that you show some class when making your comments. Same thing I tell my kids... just because a thought pops into your head, doesn't mean it has to exit through your mouth.... If you're telling people that they should be less sensitive, shouldn't you meet them part way and show a little more sensitivity?? Or is it only about you??
You also seem to ignore the fact that this little high school girl's use of the word faggot is different than the way YOU used the word. You even said that she used it to describe them as lame. You used it as a derogatory term for gays... big difference.
But keep on spinning... you're only digging yourself deeper and deeper....
Be sensitive TrojanTW! As you know.... for people who suffer from Tourette syndrome... comments made by 1 high school girl is all the validation you will need in life!
Well shoot... remind me to never get on your bad side in real life!
Yeah... because his dad can beat up your dad...
I have relatives and friends who are gay. I have a transgendered co-worker. I have relatives and friends who are straight. Some of the people I know who are gay come across more straight than some of the straight ones.
Sexuality runs on an entire continuum, not just straight or gay; you can't automatically tell someone's orientation just by looking at him or her. It's really time we all got past the silly stereotypes.
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