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Forum: Amusement Bark 26 February 2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,733
Posted By MisterGrey
You also probably won't find many people (openly)...

You also probably won't find many people (openly) watching porn on their iPhones or other tablet devices in public spaces like waiting rooms or at the gym, or find porn being openly sold at...
Forum: Amusement Bark 26 February 2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,733
Posted By MisterGrey
I think that much (though not all) of what we...

I think that much (though not all) of what we consider to be "pulp" lit occupies generally the same space on the male reading spectrum as "chick lit." It just doesn't have a gendered name.
Forum: Social Studies 15 February 2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,445
Posted By MisterGrey
My wife is actually a teacher at what could...

My wife is actually a teacher at what could charitably be referred to as a reform school. 99% of the students are either black or Hispanic and disproportionately female. The school exists to serve...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 January 2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 93,354
Posted By MisterGrey
Because you're equating a Christian committing an...

Because you're equating a Christian committing an act of violence with Christian terrorism. It isn't one-to-one.

That being said, because Hitler was raised Catholic, that made him a Catholic? Can...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 January 2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 93,354
Posted By MisterGrey
Please point out anywhere in this thread I've...

Please point out anywhere in this thread I've addressed Muslims. I'm speaking about calling one particular act of terrorism Christian terrorism when nothing about the attack indicated a theological...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 January 2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 93,354
Posted By MisterGrey
Because people's actions aren't necessarily the...

Because people's actions aren't necessarily the summation of their entire set of beliefs. There was no apparent theological motivation behind the Las Vegas attacks; it was motivated by a hatred of...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 January 2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 93,354
Posted By MisterGrey
To be fair, the Las Vegas shootings do seem much...

To be fair, the Las Vegas shootings do seem much more motivated by the current wave of anti-government, hard-right paranoia. Does that particular political branch have a lot tied up in hard-line,...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 January 2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,135
Posted By MisterGrey
These are all pretty much the same complaints I...

These are all pretty much the same complaints I was hearing when working in a movie theater eight years ago. The only things that have changed have been for the worse. Even in that short amount of...
Forum: Fun House 07 January 2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,849
Posted By MisterGrey
The Texas one only really applies to particular...

The Texas one only really applies to particular regions of the state; that description is far more apt for Oklahoma. Something more appropriate would've involved rabid entitlement and a sense of...
Forum: Amusement Bark 04 December 2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,436
Posted By MisterGrey
Wow... I'd almost forgotten tgwtg existed. He and...

Wow... I'd almost forgotten tgwtg existed. He and Angry Video Game Nerd were two of my favorite time killers when I was in college... I haven't watched him for so long it's kind of amazing to know...
Forum: SLC 01 December 2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 310,316
Posted By MisterGrey
Does it still count as a combover if it just...

Does it still count as a combover if it just naturally grows in that way?
Forum: Social Studies 30 November 2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,851
Posted By MisterGrey
You know, maybe it's my own unique perspective,...

You know, maybe it's my own unique perspective, but I find "Uninvited" WAY more rage inducing than Lisa. Lisa, at least, has a warped sort of fairytale logic going on-- sexual predators are just...
Forum: SLC 25 November 2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 310,316
Posted By MisterGrey
Why do some digital watches have a screen that...

Why do some digital watches have a screen that appears to be green when the light hits it at a particular angle, whereas others always appear a muted gray? Is this somehow beneficial to visibility,...
Forum: Social Studies 25 November 2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
Now that I think would be wonderful, especially...

Now that I think would be wonderful, especially in light of feminism's broadening conceptual scope (ie, the recent focus on LGBT rights).
Forum: Social Studies 25 November 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
Nothing about the word "evolution" has a direct...

Nothing about the word "evolution" has a direct connotation to Christianity. "Patriarchy" by its very root word links directly to maleness.



Howso?



Yes, I have. As a result of Tulsa's...
Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
People tend to be much more willing to listen...

People tend to be much more willing to listen when they're being spoken with, not to. They tend to feel the former and not the latter when the conversation takes a non-judgmental, rational,...
Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
If I see a kneejerk reaction, why must I...

If I see a kneejerk reaction, why must I contemplate that person's motives for having a kneejerk reaction, rather than identify it as one? That, to me, is mollification. I couldn't have gone more out...
Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
I've had precisely one argument in this thread,...

I've had precisely one argument in this thread, and gone out of my way in multiple posts to say that I don't believe in changing the message, simply a single term*. If you want to read into that as...
Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
Manssistance?

Manssistance?
Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
I don't think that's what's "wrong" with the...

I don't think that's what's "wrong" with the women's movement; I don't particularly think there' anything wrong at all. But I think you can see areas where something might be able to improve; and,...
Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
Why must something be inflammatory to be...

Why must something be inflammatory to be persuasive or retain its' integrity? Going back to the MLK example, the man never minced his words, but he spoke in a way that was accessible to people who...
Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
Does it matter if every single individual who...

Does it matter if every single individual who gives up his or her way of bigoted thinking has a massive impact on the future of civil rights or women's rights? Isn't changing the way that a person...
Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
Why? That's often how it works. I once read...

Why? That's often how it works.

I once read a very powerful story told by a friend of Hunter S. Thompson's about how Thompson was a virulent racist and, even into the Civil Rights era, frequently...
Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
I've said multiple times in this thread that I...

I've said multiple times in this thread that I don't think the message should be changed-- I've gone out of my way to say that. I simply think that it's worth considering changing terminology.


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Forum: Social Studies 24 November 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 54,096
Posted By MisterGrey
So you think that a social progress system should...

So you think that a social progress system should only preach to the choir and not attempt to persuade others to reassess their beliefs and join the movement for the furtherance of its' goals?...
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