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Old 03-22-2011, 09:50 AM
 
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Sure. I still like to think we're at least a teeny-tiny bit more evolved than animals.
I could've sworn that we were animals.

but then, i went to a secular school.
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Old 03-22-2011, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Tucson
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I could've sworn that we were animals.

but then, i went to a secular school.
So did I. For one thing, we talk. Not that this is necessarily any advantage...
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Old 03-22-2011, 10:02 AM
 
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So did I. For one thing, we talk. Not that this is necessarily any advantage...
So I guess mute people are not human?
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Old 03-22-2011, 10:07 AM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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Doesn't bother me as much as "chick." There are worse names.
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Old 03-22-2011, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Tucson
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So I guess mute people are not human?
We can go in circles like this forever, but that won't make the word discussed any less rude and disrespectful.
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Old 03-22-2011, 02:11 PM
 
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We can go in circles like this forever, but that won't make the word discussed any less rude and disrespectful.
you're right. mute people are not humans, humans are not animals, and the words "Male" and "female" are rude.
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Old 03-22-2011, 02:16 PM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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you're right. mute people are not humans, humans are not animals, and the words "Male" and "female" are rude.
But humans are animals.
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Old 03-22-2011, 02:41 PM
 
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But humans are animals.
no, i'm fairly certain that humans are a rare variety of tomato.
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Old 03-22-2011, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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you're right. mute people are not humans, humans are not animals, and the words "Male" and "female" are rude.
See? That's all it takes to stay married! Better yet, skip all the BS in between!
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Old 03-22-2011, 04:34 PM
 
Location: Portlandia "burbs"
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No, it doesn't bother me. I do the exact same thing with "males", so. . . .

In fact, I can get quite sexist on the other end of the spectrum.

Sex is what we are, like it or not, and each other operates differently, and certainly not all "bad".
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