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Transgenderism - a sign of the times

Old Dec 2nd 2019, 1:15 am
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Originally Posted by Boiler View Post
Well no shortage of coverage on issues of our times, Jessica, an number of TERFS have been called out for not want Men to gain access to womens spaces.

I find it rather amusing to watch, the premise that there is one truth. We are effectively dealing with a religion.
It seems to be going that way.
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Old Dec 2nd 2019, 1:17 am
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Gordon's link ends up like this:
"I suspect this is what the globalists want: The rainbow flag of a hyper-sexualized culture displacing the national flag; the intensely individualist lifestyle supplanting any connection to the nuclear family tradition, and Western society becoming a bubbling cauldron of dreams and desires so multitudinous that nothing short of martial law will be able to control it."

This, and the entire (to my eye) deranged "cultural marxist conspiracy" business are what are dangerous imo. If some ads seem over the top or tasteless, it's nothing compared to the misery that has been inflicted by the enforced 1950s version of gender and sexuality and their influence by themselves is probably minimal.
I don't quite understand... Are you saying that anyone presenting a link to a specific site is obliged to agree with everything that site says? Is that one of the rules of the forum?
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Old Dec 2nd 2019, 5:51 am
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Feminization (or softening) of the male species has been going on for some considerable time. One has only to look at the films Hollywood has produced of late to see the trend as depicting males, notably white males as somewhat clueless and indecisive while women have become the new strong leading amazon types. An interesting talk on U-Tube suggested that the numbers of young men willing to get married is declining, not because of anything to do with transgenderism but because the traditional role of the male in married life is being eroded as women become more independent and self reliant. Feeling increasingly irrelevant is one of the issues

Another noticeable trend is the declining number of males making careers in the manual trades such as carpenters, plumbers , linemen, welders. There are already signs of a shortage of such tradesmen Many young men these days are opting for careers in computer sciences or other related careers.
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Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
Washed their socks in my childhood.
Then it was "and hung them on the line...the angel of the lord came down and said those socks are mine."
Yes I think they were in fact the words. Time plays tricks on the mind. Anyway singing those lines just a little too loudly during school choir practice got me a clout round the ear from the music teacher and the threat of expulsion from the group
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Right, that's DC Koop, Bristol, Eric, Lion and quite possibly Dave who will be sharing the bus to hell. Whatever will you all talk about during the journey?
I think I'm halfway there already. A few nights over the past several months I've woken up in the middle of the night and looked at the clock. On each occasion the time showed exactly 3.33 AM. That's half the Devil's number 666. Obviously my Yuletide transgressions and lack of reverence have been noted somewhere above.
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I don't quite understand... Are you saying that anyone presenting a link to a specific site is obliged to agree with everything that site says? Is that one of the rules of the forum?
I have no idea why anyone would think that from what Lion wrote.

Firstly she doesn't refer to 'everything that site says' - only the article you linked to.

Secondly she didn't mention what you did or didn't agree with - merely stated her own view on the segment of text she quoted.
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In these enlightened time should L.I.W be called lioness in winter just asking or don't we define the difference between the sex's in anything any more?
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Originally Posted by dc koop View Post
Feminization (or softening) of the male species has been going on for some considerable time. One has only to look at the films Hollywood has produced of late to see the trend as depicting males, notably white males as somewhat clueless and indecisive while women have become the new strong leading amazon types. An interesting talk on U-Tube suggested that the numbers of young men willing to get married is declining, not because of anything to do with transgenderism but because the traditional role of the male in married life is being eroded as women become more independent and self reliant. Feeling increasingly irrelevant is one of the issues

Another noticeable trend is the declining number of males making careers in the manual trades such as carpenters, plumbers , linemen, welders. There are already signs of a shortage of such tradesmen Many young men these days are opting for careers in computer sciences or other related careers.
Not really. Plenty of traditional males in Hollywood film, what's different is that strong female roles also now exist, reflecting a more equal society.

Is there a 'shortage' in the trades? There is probably less need for manual workers owing to machinery, automation and pre-fabrication. So that trend is simply to do with technological advance.
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Channing Tatum could have worn a dress to play wonder woman.
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Originally Posted by dc koop View Post
Feminization (or softening) of the male species has been going on for some considerable time. One has only to look at the films Hollywood has produced of late to see the trend as depicting males, notably white males as somewhat clueless and indecisive while women have become the new strong leading amazon types. An interesting talk on U-Tube suggested that the numbers of young men willing to get married is declining, not because of anything to do with transgenderism but because the traditional role of the male in married life is being eroded as women become more independent and self reliant. Feeling increasingly irrelevant is one of the issues

Another noticeable trend is the declining number of males making careers in the manual trades such as carpenters, plumbers , linemen, welders. There are already signs of a shortage of such tradesmen Many young men these days are opting for careers in computer sciences or other related careers.
I think it's called "the pussification of the Western male" - it was a blog (I think) by a guy called Kim Du Toit around 15-20 years ago.
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Yes I think they were in fact the words. Time plays tricks on the mind. Anyway singing those lines just a little too loudly during school choir practice got me a clout round the ear from the music teacher and the threat of expulsion from the group
That sounds like an incentive to escape the choir. When I was learning the violin at primary school, as well as the weekly lesson we were expected to practice every lunchtime while I wanted to play football in the playground.

After lunch I used to go and hide in the toilets until the girl sent to search for me had gone in to practice. I'd have given anything to have been kicked out of that.

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I think I'm halfway there already. A few nights over the past several months I've woken up in the middle of the night and looked at the clock. On each occasion the time showed exactly 3.33 AM. That's half the Devil's number 666. Obviously my Yuletide transgressions and lack of reverence have been noted somewhere above.


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I don't quite understand... Are you saying that anyone presenting a link to a specific site is obliged to agree with everything that site says? Is that one of the rules of the forum?
No.

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I have no idea why anyone would think that from what Lion wrote.

Firstly she doesn't refer to 'everything that site says' - only the article you linked to.

Secondly she didn't mention what you did or didn't agree with - merely stated her own view on the segment of text she quoted.
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In these enlightened time should L.I.W be called lioness in winter just asking or don't we define the difference between the sex's in anything any more?
Accidental. My username is from this play/film.





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No, that's definitely not right

What follows "washed their socks by night" is "All seated round the tub / A bar of Sunlight soap came down / And they began to scrub"
This. Absolutely.

And, of course, "most highly flavoured gravy" in the refrain of that one that starts "the angel of the lord from heaven came. His wings as drifted snow, his eyes of flame..."
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Let's take the OP at face value (even though there is a long history of posting links to Russian propaganda in order to drive BE traffic to these sites) and isolate the argument to whether Coca-Cola is destroying their business model by doing a "transgender friendly" advertisement.

First, you have to suspend reality to get your brain to a place where Coca-Cola is just a naive bumpkin being bamboozled by a few SJWs. That's where you need to go in order to actually believe that the majority of the world is going to turn their back on Coca-Cola for this "risky" move.

Secondly, Coca-Cola started this theme a year ago. Have their stocks tanked? Maybe somebody can check that for us? It looks like, as expected, they've faced some backlash from conservatives in certain countries. Do you think Coca-Cola is surprised? They never saw that coming?

Maybe Coca-Cola (quelle surprise) sees the future and wants to sell their product to the next generations(s)? Maybe they're willing to risk a few Gordons threatening to sell their imaginary Coca-Cola stock in exchange for being the soft drink of choice for the future? I dunno. I'm not a marketing expert but something tells me this might all have been researched and tested. Maybe not. Maybe they're just throwing spaghetti at the wall and it will all blow up in their face.

I don't travel all over the world on a weekly basis but I do travel all over Texas. There are people, across the spectrum of gender identification, all over this conservative part of the country and they're not just "kids". They are not all in the shadows either. They are part of our lives, our families, our culture and our commercialism. Are there still people that can't handle that? Sure, absolutely.

This reminds me of the Cheerios commercial, from about 5 years ago, which featured an interracial family. Remember the outrage? And then the American people turning their back on Cheerios? Remember their stocks tanking and then they went bankrupt and shuttered? No, you don't, because it didn't happen. Now interracial family commercials are positively passe. Interracial families are also all over Texas and they're not just "kids" either.

Sometimes, when somebody starts talking about what a disaster something is going to be, it means they fear the opposite and just don't want to see it ever come to light. Fear is powerful but is it more powerful than reality? Maybe in Russia fear actually is more powerful. Hopefully that's not the case everywhere --- hopefully it never will be.

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