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Featured Are LGBT people happier now than they were a hundred years ago?

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Piculet, Jul 30, 2020.

  1. Piculet

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    With all the corruption and immorality that has been spread for their sake, apparently, you'd think they had gained some advantage. What is the advantage though? Are they better off now?
     
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  2. Rival

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    Obviously.
     
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  3. Quintessence

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    Corruption and immorality? Huh? You've lost me there, sorry. :sweat:
     
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  4. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    Well for one they are not killed as often by religious bigots
     
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    what do you mean by corruption and immorality for their sake?
     
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    Yes, they are much better now and we are richer (in all sense of the term) and happier for it. Now, we only need to get rid of religious fanatics and their bigoted ways and we will be even richer and happier.
     
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  7. epronovost

    epronovost Well-Known Member

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    By that he means he or she might have some repressed homosexual feelings that hurt his or her sense of self-estime and "purity" for lack of better terms.

    :p
     
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  8. Terry Sampson

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    Are LGBT people happier now than they were a hundred years ago?

    Gee, I dunno. Are there many 100+ year old LGBT people around to ask?
     
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  9. Nakosis

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    I'd imagine less fearful.

    I'm not LGBTQ so I can't talk for them but I'd imagine being less fearful allows a freer pursuit of happiness.
     
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  10. Secret Chief

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    I thought that. They may be happier, but have they still got their own teeth?

    Anyhoo, I'm intrigued to see how the corruption and immorality plays out.
     
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    I'm pretty sure the OP will not take the bait and avoid having his or her ego further bruised unless he or she also has some repressed masochistic tendency, but who am I to kink shame. If that's what they want that's what they will get and I can only hope they will enjoy it.
     
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  12. Secret Chief

    Secret Chief Meghalayan Ape

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    Uhh, I've opened the popcorn now.
     
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    Absolutely they are. And there isn't a single way that their gains have resulted in corruption or immorality.
     
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  14. Father Heathen

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    Your first question cannot be answered because it's fallacious due to being based on false presuppositions.
    The answer to the second question is yes, they are better off due to having more rights, freedom, equality, and justice now than in the past.
     
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  15. Mestemia

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    I know right...
    All these supposedly moral high ground steppers behaving immorally whilst claiming their god supports their immorality is most disgusting.
    But not the least bit surprising.

    And to think, all that immorality to beat down the LGBT just to hav eit not work must be most embarrassing.
    Assuming they are not so high on their horse they can even recognize it.
     
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  16. Rival

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    I think we can all agree that this thread is a bit crap.
     
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    Yes I’m sure they are. I know people whose lives have been transformed for the better since the 1970s, due to the increased acceptance of homosexuality since that time.

    Well known homosexuals in the 1960s and 70s, like Benjamin Britten and Kenneth Williams spent their whole lives riddled with guilt. It must have been appalling for them - even if we did get good music out of Britten as a result.
     
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  18. Mestemia

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    "a bit"?
     
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  19. Rival

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    Alan Turing comes to mind.
     
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  20. sun rise

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    <sarcasm - in case it's not obvious>
    That merchant of degeneration the Ayatollah Khomeini clearly put Iran on the path to ruin by decreeing that transgender people could transition. </sarcasm>

    I for one am happy that those people who fall under "two spirit" can be who they are.
     
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