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cwydro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-21-09 11:31 AM
Response to Reply #50
51. Are you for real?
My being female was not a "preference" I chose at 2. Nor was my eye color.
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  -What if being gay IS a "lifestyle choice?" subcomhd  Sep-21-09 10:34 AM   #0 
  - It isn't a choice  mindfulNJ   Sep-21-09 10:35 AM   #1 
  - I believe it is an attempt by people to get around a scripture and  roguevalley   Sep-21-09 03:06 PM   #83 
  - But it's not a choice.  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-21-09 10:35 AM   #2 
  - I totally agree,  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 10:37 AM   #6 
     - Ah, I see!  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-21-09 10:46 AM   #19 
  - unrec? are you fucking joking?  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 10:36 AM   #3 
  - Sadly there are homophobic pieces of crap here at DU.  TommyO   Sep-21-09 10:37 AM   #5 
  - I was tempted to unrec it, too...  Orsino   Sep-21-09 11:03 AM   #36 
  - Unrec only means that they don't want it on the greatest. Why get all bent out?  xultar   Sep-21-09 10:39 AM   #10 
  - Your sig. line cracks me up, especially after your message. nt  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 10:46 AM   #18 
  - I'm sure the unrec  polmaven   Sep-21-09 11:50 AM   #57 
  - Religion is a choice  TommyO   Sep-21-09 10:36 AM   #4 
  - +1  Echo In Light   Sep-21-09 10:38 AM   #8 
  - Oh that has been noted for future reference, thanks. nt  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 10:44 AM   #17 
  - religion, yes; religiosity, perhaps not so much.  unblock   Sep-21-09 11:05 AM   #38 
  - sigh. nt  xchrom   Sep-21-09 10:37 AM   #7 
  - I tell ya, I'm straight. But in the light of their being such a lack of men, I thought about it.  xultar   Sep-21-09 10:38 AM   #9 
  - haha...  EmeraldCityGrl   Sep-21-09 10:53 AM   #27 
  - In my political view, it doesn't matter if it's a choice or not. Marraige, civil rights, employment  NYC_SKP   Sep-21-09 10:39 AM   #11 
  - I think it is genetics but yes, that's what I believe  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 10:49 AM   #21 
  - I absolutely agree -  sui generis   Sep-21-09 10:40 AM   #12 
  - Problem is  ismnotwasm   Sep-21-09 10:42 AM   #13 
  - yeh, I need to stop listening to AM radio, especially in the morning  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 10:55 AM   #30 
     - I don't know how you stand it  ismnotwasm   Sep-21-09 11:11 AM   #40 
        - old classic truck w/original AM-only radio. Out here in the sticks  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 11:51 AM   #58 
  - I believe it is a lifestyle choice, that starts about two.  Gman2   Sep-21-09 10:42 AM   #14 
  - you have to be kidding  Mari333   Sep-21-09 10:49 AM   #22 
  - Defacto, born. Moot point. They should be protected.  Gman2   Sep-21-09 11:20 AM   #45 
  - This has been the belief of psychologists for long time..  Gman2   Sep-21-09 11:28 AM   #49 
     - your opinion until you show me data  Mari333   Sep-21-09 04:37 PM   #85 
  - The OP DIDN'T SAY IT WAS A FUCKIN CHOICE!! READ  Fire1   Sep-21-09 02:26 PM   #80 
     - omg take the meds  Mari333   Sep-21-09 04:36 PM   #84 
  - It is NOT a choice.  cwydro   Sep-21-09 10:59 AM   #32 
  - You are developing your preference. It is you doing it. Regardless two.  Gman2   Sep-21-09 11:21 AM   #47 
     - Just like I was developing my preference for green eyes  cwydro   Sep-21-09 11:27 AM   #48 
        - Who was doing it for you?  Gman2   Sep-21-09 11:29 AM   #50 
           - Are you for real?  cwydro   Sep-21-09 11:31 AM   #51 
              - Nor is it germain to any point whatsoevewr, cept you say so.  Gman2   Sep-21-09 11:41 AM   #56 
                 - You have no idea what you are talking about.  cwydro   Sep-21-09 12:06 PM   #62 
                    - The truth iis  Gman2   Sep-21-09 02:14 PM   #78 
  - Doesn't making choices involve some sort of rational thinking?  BuelahWitch   Sep-21-09 01:51 PM   #73 
  - I wanted to be a cowboy at age 2.  cwydro   Sep-21-09 02:34 PM   #82 
  - Total bullshit  donheld   Sep-22-09 06:29 AM   #88 
  - Religion is a lifestyle choice, and it's protected under the law. (nt)  ehrnst   Sep-21-09 10:43 AM   #15 
  - BINGO  havocmom   Sep-21-09 11:34 AM   #53 
  - It doesn't really matter  TxRider   Sep-21-09 10:44 AM   #16 
  - There is no "what if" about it. It is NOT a choice.  SeattleGirl   Sep-21-09 10:47 AM   #20 
  - lying or just piss-ignorant but  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 10:51 AM   #26 
  - The job of the senate is to protect the minority from the oppression of the majority. It's  ourbluenation   Sep-21-09 10:50 AM   #23 
  - The Senate did not make interracial marriage legal, the Supreme Court  kelly1mm   Sep-21-09 01:16 PM   #70 
  - It's a choice in the same way you choose the color of your skin.  CJCRANE   Sep-21-09 10:50 AM   #24 
  - The job of the senate is to protect the minority from the oppression of the majority. It's  ourbluenation   Sep-21-09 10:50 AM   #25 
  - The question is irrelevant to me...  Wounded Bear   Sep-21-09 10:54 AM   #28 
  - It isn't--but your point is well-taken. It matters not at all. nt  blondeatlast   Sep-21-09 10:55 AM   #29 
  - K and Unrec.  VMI Dem   Sep-21-09 10:58 AM   #31 
  - so what if it is  guitar man   Sep-21-09 11:00 AM   #33 
  - At least you're not an astronaut  Ian David   Sep-21-09 11:00 AM   #34 
  - Ian, problem with the vid. brief description? nt  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 11:13 AM   #44 
  - The RW argument that it's a choice implies that we're all bisexual.  CJCRANE   Sep-21-09 11:02 AM   #35 
  - You make two good points  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 11:12 AM   #41 
  - Per the Kinsey scale, that is true. But why would most repubs be for the kinsey scale?  Deja Q   Sep-21-09 11:39 AM   #55 
  - And that's exactly the reason - he wants his "choice" about what's  sui generis   Sep-21-09 11:04 AM   #37 
  - Applause! I have been trying to take away that issue for years.  imdjh   Sep-21-09 11:05 AM   #39 
  - How dare you say that out loud you fucking prick! j/k  Tim01   Sep-21-09 11:13 AM   #42 
  - If anyone tells you that it's a choice...  MemeSmith   Sep-21-09 11:13 AM   #43 
  - If people shouldn't be free to choose, then being racist should be outlawed, as well.  loudsue   Sep-21-09 11:20 AM   #46 
  - Choice or not... I'll quote Henry Rollins "Life's short -- get off as much as possible."  apnu   Sep-21-09 11:33 AM   #52 
  - Attraction is not a choice. What people do with their attraction is.  Deja Q   Sep-21-09 11:38 AM   #54 
  - ITS NOT AND DONT PERPETUATE IT  lies and propaganda   Sep-21-09 11:56 AM   #59 
  - Thank you.  cwydro   Sep-21-09 12:10 PM   #66 
  - Here's part of the "reasoning"  gratuitous   Sep-21-09 11:56 AM   #60 
  - very well put, but you know what?  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 12:08 PM   #64 
     - Mods, why is this in flames?  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 12:09 PM   #65 
     - Flames only means you got alot of replies  BuelahWitch   Sep-21-09 01:45 PM   #72 
        - You know what? I always thought it meant it was controversial.  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 02:32 PM   #81 
     - Of course they're going to be repressive either way  gratuitous   Sep-21-09 12:22 PM   #67 
        - yep, and thanks for the explanation of the flame. nt  subcomhd   Sep-21-09 12:24 PM   #68 
  - Then this is the supposed to be the country of free choice! Period!  Better Today   Sep-21-09 12:05 PM   #61 
  - You can't even entertain that premise.  rucky   Sep-21-09 12:07 PM   #63 
  - Oh, but its not a "lifestyle", its a "deathstyle."  LAGC   Sep-21-09 12:27 PM   #69 
  - it's no more a choice than being straight is a choice  TorchTheWitch   Sep-21-09 01:22 PM   #71 
  - IMHO  Proud Liberal Dem   Sep-21-09 01:58 PM   #74 
  - All the time the majority makes decisions about what a minority does  AngryAmish   Sep-21-09 02:03 PM   #75 
  - It's not a choice, so why give them the ammo?  gatorboy   Sep-21-09 02:09 PM   #76 
  - Avoid the "choice" debate  kctim   Sep-21-09 02:14 PM   #77 
  - It is not a choice  JitterbugPerfume   Sep-21-09 02:18 PM   #79 
  - We do it all the time  Confusious   Sep-21-09 05:13 PM   #86 
  - There is NO SUCH THING as a "gay lifestyle"  eridani   Sep-22-09 05:34 AM   #87 

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