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Old 06-21-2016, 03:53 PM
 
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since when did we start caring what neanderthals thought about us?
Most reasonable people don't care what they think, but knowing how insane a small group of troublemakers are in some cultures, (I'm following our president's lead and not mentioning names here) I just had a chill up my spine thinking of how it could be a recruiting tool. I don't want LGBTQETC. people to be targeted and hurt by psychos who tend to over react waaaay more than most people who would be considered within the "normal parameters" of intolerance. There's one type we could deal with and ignore, and then there's the really really really mean ones.
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Old 06-21-2016, 04:04 PM
 
Location: west central Georgia
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i've never had an issue with lgbtq people and i consider several as good friends. But a lot of people do not like this attitude lately by a lot of tech companies such as google/youtube/facebook/twitter to lecture all of us about being tolerant. Who are they directing this to? I wonder if it's on the front page of the arab versions of youtube. Probably not!

It's like the people who stick the "coexist" bumper stickers on their suvs that they use to drive back and forth between home and the whole foods. Do they think mahmoud ahmadinejad is there getting his daily glutten-free buckwheat smoothie?

Now this is funny!!
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Old 06-21-2016, 06:09 PM
 
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so what?

they're showing solidarity with the LGBT community. whoever is offended by this can go scratch.
I agree. What is wrong with propping people up when they're down?
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Old 06-21-2016, 06:29 PM
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Location: Bran's tree
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I noticed youtube now has a rainbow on the homepage. Just thought I would share it. I can just picture some little kid playing on the ipad and looking at the rainbow, wow that looks nice, *click*, wtf?

If they're too young to understand what the rainbow flag means, then they're too young to understand the video.

And what's wrong with it anyway? It's a positive message about self-acceptance. That's a problem?
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Old 06-21-2016, 06:31 PM
 
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I'm proud that thus far, the CD reaction to this has been relatively positive.

Don't really disagree with any of the points already made. It's a nice video, certainly have no problem with it, but it is sort of meaningless. Most people really stopped caring what other people identify as or who they sleep with for the most part. Even if they disagree for religious or personal reasons or whatever, most really sort of just set it aside. Few actually advocate violence or anything towards any person who would fall in the LGBT umbrella. Those that do probably aren't going to see the video anyway.

A well intentioned, yet realistically non-impactful gesture.
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Old 06-21-2016, 06:56 PM
 
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I'm proud that thus far, the CD reaction to this has been relatively positive.

Don't really disagree with any of the points already made. It's a nice video, certainly have no problem with it, but it is sort of meaningless. Most people really stopped caring what other people identify as or who they sleep with for the most part. Even if they disagree for religious or personal reasons or whatever, most really sort of just set it aside. Few actually advocate violence or anything towards any person who would fall in the LGBT umbrella. Those that do probably aren't going to see the video anyway.

A well intentioned, yet realistically non-impactful gesture.
Yup
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Old 06-21-2016, 10:25 PM
 
Location: California
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I really don't care who wants to show support for whatever community when I'm looking for cat videos. But there IS no point in flying a rainbow beyond pushing an agenda and virtue signaling. Some people don't identify with the rainbow, surprisingly enough, and that won't change.


It's pretty obvious when companies pander but most people see this stuff and just think"awwws", which SHOULD be reserved for cat videos... but whatever.
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Old 06-22-2016, 02:41 AM
 
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It's the same kind of stupid that made a bunch of Hollywood cretins get together and sing a song about how the world needs love.


Love has nothing to do with it. In spite of fools like Loretta Lynch babbling about love, love isn't going to stop ISIS. In fact I would guess Hollywood idiots yelping about love stops ISIS only long enough for them to wipe tears of laughter from their faces.


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LGBTQETC. people
I certainly don't want to know what all that crap nonsense means.
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Old 06-22-2016, 03:28 AM
 
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I can do without big company pandering. I think this video could be better described as an attempt to get views by putting odd/flamboyant looking people on display and wrapping it in the proud/love/acceptance feel good mumbo jumbo.

"where do you stick it"
"do you have a dick or not"

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Old 06-22-2016, 05:32 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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yes, that does seem to be contradictory. the militant left has a habit of showing just how intolerant they really are. they seem to only be open minded if one agrees with them.
They also only progress to where they want to progress to. If they don't like it they can be just as regressive as the people they despise.
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