Busty girls: you've had those moments where your breasts bump into people or knock over without you realizing it, haven't you? It's both embarrassing and frustrating, and it makes you rue having a large chest. But then you look in the mirror and realize that your ** are ** banging and all is forgiven because you can't stay mad at those bad boys, amirite?
Okay, so how about this? FIRST, we make sure ever single orphan or unwanted child in the entire world is adopted into a happy home, AND THEN people can talk about limiting abortion or making it illegal, and maybe we can possibly take them seriously, amirite?
If you think about it, the phrase "sanctity of marriage" is a bit odd. Especially considering that all throughout history marriages consisted of women being given away with no say in the matter like pieces of property, sometimes still as children. Oh, and let's not forget about arranged marriages for political and social gain. In fact two people marrying for love is a relatively new concept. It doesn't really sound like marriage was ever that **** sacred of an institution to begin with, amirite?
I agree that hard work should be respected, for sure, but refusing to respect a person who has natural talent is like refusing to laugh at somebody who made up a joke on the spot, as opposed to thinking about it for a long time, or refusing to thank somebody who is genuinely good to you, as opposed to someone who struggles to bring himself to do something nice. Talents are worthy of respect as much as anything. They make people into something special. A person's natural gifts are what make him who he is, or her who she is, and they are some of the greatest things about us as human beings. They say, "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard," and it's true- but talent beats hard work when talent does work, and usually by a long shot. Talent allows us to do some truly incredible things. Embrace them.
It's about equality, but in achieving equality, it's about giving women the same opportunities as men, and trying to live in a world where women are treated the same way men are. It's called feminism, because it's a fight for women's rights. But it's not the intention of the feminist movement for this fight to resolve in women being treated BETTER. It's a fight to raise the standard of the treatment of women, to the same standard men receive.
But it is not that ALL females have certain neurologic traits and ALL men have another. There are trends but EACH person is different. Some people with female plumbing might have thought process that are considered "traditionally male" and vise versa. We can't generalize and say all men are spatially oriented and all women have empathy. It doesn't work that way.
Assuming it's an analogue clock, it depends. If you mean right as in in your current time zone then it's 2. If you mean right as in anywhere it's 80. Since there are 40 time zones and an analogue clock can be right twice per time zone. If it doesn't have AM/PM then 160 assuming that when it's 1 PM somewhere then it's 1 AM somewhere else. Of course it might be that the time zones might overlap so there isn't a symmetry in some places so if you take that into account it would be...I don't know, I've spent too much time on this as is. Get it? Too much time? Badum ts
@1917827 (colebowl): Traditionally men were (and sadly still are at times) thought to be more intelligent than women. When a woman shows equal or greater intelligence I suppose it's seen as threatening. As absurd as it is, that sort of thinking continues.
@1917572 (freespeechfreelancer): No, the thought that we should only get one "true love." How very limiting. So many people have these idealized notions of what love should be like , and I think that they just set themselves up to be completely miserable when reality doesn't quite match the fairytale they invision.
If that's how it was... if the uneducated couldn't vote or their votes didn't hold as much weight, that wouldn't be just a matter of education but a matter of class/race as well. Socioeconomic factors can either hinder of help your education, and socioeconomic factors are heavily tied into race. It wouldn't be that much removed from a poll tax, really.
Because your ex is not a pair of pants or leftover lunch. You had, or sometimes have, an emotional attachment to your ex that you often don't have to inanimate objects. I think it's stupid to be mad that your friend is dating your ex, but I don't think this is a good comparison.
The other factor is how much this kind of behavior is //encouraged// by the media, and I am talking about advertisements which capitalize on human sexuality and existing sexism in society, constantly depicting women as vulnerable in order to promote whatever products they are trying to sell. Such vulnerability can even be said to be romanticized by these ads, and if this is a problem we should take another look at these ads, not blaming the victims. The other point I was going to make but for some reason didn't in my previous comment was that it IS possible to teach self-control so that a person does not rape. Instead of shaming women for conforming to the very image that the media depicts as favorable in women, there should be more of a focus on self-control. If it is really a case in which the perpetrator could not control himself (which is often used as an excuse), teach ways in which self-control can be implemented. Maybe we should be teaching these kinds of tips: http://canyourelate.org/2011/05/24/rape-prevention-tips/
In regard to the portrayal of leading men in sitcoms, yes men are almost solely characterized as being unintelligent/overweight "goofballs"... while STILL being at least moderately successful and having smart/physically perfect wives. E.g. Homer Simpson is both overweight and stupid. He is also married to Marge, who is not only sensible and the perfect homemaker, but is understood to be very attractive. The implication seems to be that as a man it doesn't matter what you look like or how smart you are (or aren't) because you can still end up middle class with a hot wife. And as a woman, even if you're the epitome of perfection, (which you better be) you will probably still end up married to a stupid/fat "goofball." There are two sitcoms that I know of that portray the leading women as something other than really thin and pretty, Roseanne and Mike and Molly. In both the male love interests have a physique to match theirs. Could you imagine a sitcom featuring a woman looking like that marrying a man that's both attractive and physically fit? Most likely not. Because as dumbed down as men have become, as always women have much higher standards to meet. Just my two cents.
Guns aren't going anywhere. There is no reason to let emotions run wild and ban firearms. Israel has had no school shooting since it adopted a policy that arms teachers on school grounds almost 40 years ago. Thailand has had school shootings drop drastically since they employed the same policy eight years ago. Kennesaw, Georgia hasn't had a single homicide in 25 years since requiring every household to own a firearm. We need MORE guns in the hands of responsible citizens.
True, but our justice system is not just. People serve ridiculous sentences for possession and sale of drugs, while banks get away with laundering billions in drug money. Judges have even been bribed to give guilty sentences so that corporate prisons, which often use the prisoners as a labor source, receive more inmates. People also get punished with solitary confinement for miniscule offenses in prison, and in extreme cases can be in solitary for years consecutively.
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