BMW 1-Series Forum (F20) 135i - 1Addicts.com > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > Off-Topic Discussions Board > Politics/Religion > NBC: Heterosexuality Is Not Working
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      08-29-2019, 12:47 PM   #23
hooligan_COLD
Space Shuttle Door Gunner
hooligan_COLD's Avatar
4765
Rep
4,084
Posts

Drives: '15 X1 35i M Sport
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Back in the Mitten

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MKSixer View Post
Well said!

I believe that it's hardwired for a very specific reason by nature.

Here is why, in my first post, I said everything (operationally) involved in "being gay" is behavioral just as everything involved in "being heterosexual" is behavioral.

My overarching point is this: There are no visible distinctions to one being homosexual but for the attraction to a same sex partner. This is untrue for minorities or other atypical pheno/genotypes whom I think should be afforded certain protections. To say that being gay or homosexual is the same as being one of the other aforementioned minorities is a bit of a stretch in my opinion. If I am dressed in the same Hugo Boss suit as a gay person and we both walk into a room simultaneously, I am clearly and easily identified as a minority...they would not be but for behavior.

Again, great conversation!!
So, by that same logic, black folks who can "pass" as white don't deserve those protections, either?
Appreciate 2
MKSixer17931.00
minn196278.50

      08-29-2019, 12:53 PM   #24
MKSixer
Major General
MKSixer's Avatar
17931
Rep
8,271
Posts

Drives: 2015 BMW i8, E63 M6, 328d
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Southeast United States

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2016 M4 GTS (Allotted)  [0.00]
2013 BMW 328d  [0.00]
2007 BMW M6  [5.00]
2015 BMW i8  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by hooligan_COLD View Post
So, by that same logic, black folks who can "pass" as white don't deserve those protections, either?
I was careful to write pheno/geno-typically.

On another note, pass with whom? I haven't met one I can't spot having a bunch in my family on my mom's side. Eyes as green as emeralds and skin as fair a freshly made creme.

How are you today?
__________________
Several actors have played James Bond, Sean Connery IS James Bond...

Lewi6, First of His Name, Destroyer of Careers, Master of Pole Positions, 6X WDC, Master of All Tracks, Scorer of Maximum Points, Whisperer of Tires, Minimizer of Fuel Utilization, Maximizer of Consistency in Finishing. Look Upon Him With DRED.
Appreciate 0
      08-29-2019, 01:10 PM   #25
hooligan_COLD
Space Shuttle Door Gunner
hooligan_COLD's Avatar
4765
Rep
4,084
Posts

Drives: '15 X1 35i M Sport
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Back in the Mitten

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MKSixer View Post
I was careful to write pheno/geno-typically.
Yes, you were. I was extrapolating.


Quote:
Originally Posted by MKSixer View Post
On another note, pass with whom? I haven't met one I can't spot having a bunch in my family on my mom's side. Eyes as green as emeralds and skin as fair a freshly made creme.
Well, as a white dude, I have no expertise there. I assume when people have referred to "passing" they mean with the average Joe or Jane, AKA society at large (not a reference to Alpha Kappa Alphas ).

Quote:
Originally Posted by MKSixer View Post
How are you today?
Pretty good, buddy. Ready for this project to be over so I can get back home for more than a couple days at a stretch. You?
Appreciate 2
MKSixer17931.00
minn196278.50

      08-29-2019, 03:11 PM   #26
MKSixer
Major General
MKSixer's Avatar
17931
Rep
8,271
Posts

Drives: 2015 BMW i8, E63 M6, 328d
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Southeast United States

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2016 M4 GTS (Allotted)  [0.00]
2013 BMW 328d  [0.00]
2007 BMW M6  [5.00]
2015 BMW i8  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by hooligan_COLD View Post
Yes, you were. I was extrapolating.




Well, as a white dude, I have no expertise there. I assume when people have referred to "passing" they mean with the average Joe or Jane, AKA society at large (not a reference to Alpha Kappa Alphas ).



Pretty good, buddy. Ready for this project to be over so I can get back home for more than a couple days at a stretch. You?
Glad all is well!!

Very nice on the AKA reference...ex wife an daughter are AKAs. Mom and sister are Delta's.
__________________
Several actors have played James Bond, Sean Connery IS James Bond...

Lewi6, First of His Name, Destroyer of Careers, Master of Pole Positions, 6X WDC, Master of All Tracks, Scorer of Maximum Points, Whisperer of Tires, Minimizer of Fuel Utilization, Maximizer of Consistency in Finishing. Look Upon Him With DRED.
Appreciate 1
      08-29-2019, 03:24 PM   #27
hooligan_COLD
Space Shuttle Door Gunner
hooligan_COLD's Avatar
4765
Rep
4,084
Posts

Drives: '15 X1 35i M Sport
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Back in the Mitten

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MKSixer View Post
Glad all is well!!

Very nice on the AKA reference...ex wife an daughter are AKAs. Mom and sister are Delta's.
Oooh, a house divided!

One of my very best friends married an AKA. He's a member of the fraternity that is royal blue/white - I can never remember the letters.... Phi Beta Sigma?

I was the only white guy in his wedding party and he did tuxes in his fraternity colors. White tuxes. That was not a good look for a pale 6'4" guy. The photos are a source of much amusement.
Appreciate 1
MKSixer17931.00

      08-29-2019, 03:29 PM   #28
MKSixer
Major General
MKSixer's Avatar
17931
Rep
8,271
Posts

Drives: 2015 BMW i8, E63 M6, 328d
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Southeast United States

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2016 M4 GTS (Allotted)  [0.00]
2013 BMW 328d  [0.00]
2007 BMW M6  [5.00]
2015 BMW i8  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by hooligan_COLD View Post
Oooh, a house divided!

One of my very best friends married an AKA. He's a member of the fraternity that is royal blue/white - I can never remember the letters.... Phi Beta Sigma?

I was the only white guy in his wedding party and he did tuxes in his fraternity colors. White tuxes. That was not a good look for a pale 6'4" guy. The photos are a source of much amusement.
Lol...yes! It can be pretty funny from time to time. When she made her debut with the AKAs all of my mom's friends were outraged! Lol! Take a valium.

You're correct on the Sigma's. I fully understand about the wedding...I've seen that and worse. My rule on clothing is basically this: How will this look to people in 25 years when people have no context? Black tux, white shirt, black ties. LOL!!
__________________
Several actors have played James Bond, Sean Connery IS James Bond...

Lewi6, First of His Name, Destroyer of Careers, Master of Pole Positions, 6X WDC, Master of All Tracks, Scorer of Maximum Points, Whisperer of Tires, Minimizer of Fuel Utilization, Maximizer of Consistency in Finishing. Look Upon Him With DRED.
Appreciate 1
      08-29-2019, 03:39 PM   #29
hooligan_COLD
Space Shuttle Door Gunner
hooligan_COLD's Avatar
4765
Rep
4,084
Posts

Drives: '15 X1 35i M Sport
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Back in the Mitten

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MKSixer View Post
Lol...yes! It can be pretty funny from time to time. When she made her debut with the AKAs all of my mom's friends were outraged! Lol! Take a valium.

You're correct on the Sigma's. I fully understand about the wedding...I've seen that and worse. My rule on clothing is basically this: How will this look to people in 25 years when people have no context? Black tux, white shirt, black ties. LOL!!
I love him and he's an absolute sweetheart of a man, so I can forgive - the photos won't let me forget, though.
Appreciate 1
MKSixer17931.00

      08-29-2019, 03:57 PM   #30
gatorfast
Major General
gatorfast's Avatar
United_States
3062
Rep
6,157
Posts

Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SoFla

iTrader: (4)

Weird article. Basically blames men for oppressing women somehow? I dont think the average person gives a sh*t whether someone is gay/straight/whatever and I certainly dont think most people think heterosexuality is oppressive lol
Appreciate 0
      08-29-2019, 06:18 PM   #31
UncleWede
Long Time Admirer, First Time Owner
UncleWede's Avatar
United_States
8807
Rep
7,888
Posts

Drives: E90 325i Arctic
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Oxnard, CA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by hooligan_COLD View Post
White tuxes. That was not a good look for a pale 6'4" guy. The photos are a source of much amusement.
This is SOOO easily fixed with a little bit of shoe polish, right MKSixer ???



KIDDING, come on.
Appreciate 1
      08-29-2019, 07:10 PM   #32
Dave 90TT
Colonel
United_States
1832
Rep
2,116
Posts

Drives: BSM 6MT M4 F82
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Colorado Springs

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Delta0311 View Post
While men stew in their mess, women are rising. They are taking back control of their lives and their bodies and they are questioning the foundation of the patriarchy — heterosexuality — that has kept them blindly subordinate for centuries.

Women, on the other hand, are increasingly realizing not only that they don’t need heterosexuality, but that it also is often the bedrock of their global oppression.

https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinio...er-ncna1042931

Oh thank you NBC for this gem.. Normally I would expect this level of libtart comedy to come from Vox, Huffington Post, or Vice but God damn NBC you are taking the lead now.

Now the writer and oh imagine my shock

Marcie Bianco is a writer and an editor living in California. She is columnist at the Women’s Media Center, and her writing can be found both online and in print at outlets like NBC Think, Pacific Standard, Quartz, Rolling Stone, Salon, Vanity Fair, and Vox
And shit like this will lead to Trump winning in 2020. Purple state folks are going to read this and think "well, I dislike Trump, but I don't want to see this crap become mainstream"
Appreciate 0
      08-29-2019, 07:42 PM   #33
Shredicus
Major
Shredicus's Avatar
United_States
434
Rep
1,071
Posts

Drives: 09 SSII E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Spokane, WA

iTrader: (12)

Yeesh, I'm just gonna stick with the silent majority on this one...
Appreciate 2
MKSixer17931.00
Salty Dog2189.00

      09-08-2019, 07:17 PM   #34
adc100
Lieutenant Colonel
1292
Rep
1,560
Posts

Drives: 2018 Forester XT
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Elizabethtown PA

iTrader: (0)

Noticed that NBC is talking about Weinstein again.

They correctly concluded that their lefty followers were too brain dead to remember that NBC did not run the story bc Lack and Openheim were in bed (maybe literally) with Weinstein. And of course Ronan Farrow broke the story to the New Yorker and won a Pulitzer Prize.

You of course wonder how Journalism wound up in a pigsty of lies when Journalism as in Reporting Facts seems to have died in many cases.

"Yes Virginia, there is Fake News".."it lives in the hearts and minds of Lefties"
Appreciate 1
Delta03117375.00

      09-08-2019, 09:41 PM   #35
NormanConquest
Colonel
1960
Rep
2,958
Posts

Drives: 340i
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Earth

iTrader: (0)

Not surprise the multinational companies for whatever reason been pushing for the death of the human race by advocating stuff that prevents us having offspring for at least two decades.
Appreciate 4
Delta03117375.00
David0ff857.50
MKSixer17931.00

      09-08-2019, 10:45 PM   #36
adc100
Lieutenant Colonel
1292
Rep
1,560
Posts

Drives: 2018 Forester XT
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Elizabethtown PA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by NormanConquest View Post
Not surprise the multinational companies for whatever reason been pushing for the death of the human race by advocating stuff that prevents us having offspring for at least two decades.
You can't get over the Broodmare thing.
Appreciate 0
      11-19-2019, 02:25 PM   #37
adc100
Lieutenant Colonel
1292
Rep
1,560
Posts

Drives: 2018 Forester XT
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Elizabethtown PA

iTrader: (0)

OOPS:

“We, the undersigned candidates, are very concerned about the message it would send to sexual assault survivors if our next debate is sponsored by MSNBC without clear commitments from Comcast, the parent company of NBC and MSNBC, to conduct an independent investigation into the toxic culture that enabled abusers and silenced survivors,” the letter begins.
Appreciate 1
MKSixer17931.00

      11-19-2019, 02:50 PM   #38
pennsiveguy
Captain
pennsiveguy's Avatar
United_States
1807
Rep
701
Posts

Drives: F15 xDrive50i M-sport
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Edina, MN

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
There could be no statement more fundamentally false as the statement that heterosexuality has oppressed the human race...or any other species, for that matter. It's equivalent to saying that water has oppressed fish.
__________________
2017 F15 xDrive50i M Sport | Superformance GT40 Roush 511 IR FE | 2006 Ford GT
Appreciate 5
Salty Dog2189.00
Poiseuille3800.50
Now_Rudi6587.50
MKSixer17931.00

      11-20-2019, 08:27 AM   #39
Salty Dog
Lieutenant
Salty Dog's Avatar
2189
Rep
588
Posts

Drives: Austin Mini,MBGLK, Porsche 993
Join Date: Nov 2019
Location: Canada

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by pennsiveguy View Post
There could be no statement more fundamentally false as the statement that heterosexuality has oppressed the human race...or any other species, for that matter. It's equivalent to saying that water has oppressed fish.
If it wasn't for "heterosexuality" we wouldn't be having this conversation.
Appreciate 5
Poiseuille3800.50
Now_Rudi6587.50
MKSixer17931.00

      11-20-2019, 09:47 AM   #40
Poiseuille
Brigadier General
Poiseuille's Avatar
United_States
3801
Rep
3,051
Posts

Drives: 2016 M4 DCT Tanzanite/Amaro
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Princeton

iTrader: (0)

.
Attached Images
 
Appreciate 0
      11-20-2019, 10:53 AM   #41
1MOREMOD
2018 track days - 0 ridge 1:52:24 pacific 1:33:30
1MOREMOD's Avatar
United_States
9494
Rep
22,318
Posts

Drives: Race car->
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: check your mirrors

iTrader: (5)

I'm a toxic male everyday
Appreciate 1
Salty Dog2189.00

      11-20-2019, 12:10 PM   #42
WestRace
Major
565
Rep
1,076
Posts

Drives: E46 M3, E90 M3
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Los Angels, Ca.

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by City Pig View Post
'
I thought the actual quote was "Never argue with old people ...", not "stupid people..."
Appreciate 0
      11-20-2019, 12:25 PM   #43
1MOREMOD
2018 track days - 0 ridge 1:52:24 pacific 1:33:30
1MOREMOD's Avatar
United_States
9494
Rep
22,318
Posts

Drives: Race car->
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: check your mirrors

iTrader: (5)

So all this time you use old and stupid synonymously
Appreciate 1
Salty Dog2189.00

      11-20-2019, 12:28 PM   #44
Captain Blood
Pirate and thief, avast
Captain Blood's Avatar
United_States
8896
Rep
11,787
Posts

Drives: 135i DCT
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Tortuga

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2012 135  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by MKSixer View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by hooligan_COLD View Post
Yes, you were. I was extrapolating.




Well, as a white dude, I have no expertise there. I assume when people have referred to "passing" they mean with the average Joe or Jane, AKA society at large (not a reference to Alpha Kappa Alphas ).



Pretty good, buddy. Ready for this project to be over so I can get back home for more than a couple days at a stretch. You?
Glad all is well!!

Very nice on the AKA reference...ex wife an daughter are AKAs. Mom and sister are Delta's.
Almost KA? I had several aka friends, that was always a funny joke.
__________________
Renegade of Funk
Appreciate 1
MKSixer17931.00

Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:33 AM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST