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Old 08-13-2017, 08:50 PM
 
Location: Austin
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Mental illness is what certain people make it; remember not that long ago homosexuality was also under that category, now it is considered *normal*.
At least by some people.
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Old 11-10-2017, 12:32 PM
 
Location: The ends DO NOT justify the means!!!
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Mental illness is what certain people make it; remember not that long ago homosexuality was also under that category, now it is considered *normal*.
Being gay is a preference not a mental illness. Whether it is "moral" or "natural" as it is biologically and evolutionary useless or ridiculous has no bearing. Preferring vanilla ice cream to chocolate, while maybe "racist" by today's standards, is not a mental illness.

"Believing" that you are something that you are factually not, is simply a delusion, an actual mental illness. (Specifically gender dysmorphia in this context) Believing that you are vanilla ice cream instead of a man is a mental illness. Being gay has no relationship to being "transgender". One is preference, one is delusion.

Furthermore, encouraging, supporting, and accepting the delusions of the mentally ill is cruel and guarantees that they will never have the possibility of accepting reality and will forever be trapped in their self-negating delusions.

I reiterate my personal opinion, that no one who cannot accept/realize even the simple reality of their biological sex, should have any remote proximity to a position effecting the life and death of others. What other strange detachments from reality does such a person also entertain?
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