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Originally posted by mikeghet at 2006-7-13 13:26
Anti-gay marriage folks convince the pro-gay folk that marriage is for a man and a woman. Pro-gay folk do just the opposite. But why do the pro-gay folk expect undertanding, when they don't give any themselves? Hey, majority rules I think, and since marriage is a social construct the laws should only change when society agree to it. Personally, I believe a marriage is for the union of a man and a woman and the millions of people that get married every day throughout the world believe so too.
l don't have to like the fact that gay people want to get married... l don't even have to understand it... as far as l'm concerned, it doesn't affect me so it's none of my business.
why should your beliefs be imposed on others? that's what you and the anti-gay marriage folk are doing... gay people on the other hand aren't trying to impose their beliefs on anyone.
and what gives you the right to speak on behalf of "the millions of people that get married every day" ?
surely you don't believe they're all against gay marriage?
So why do gays want the rigth to get married? Why do they want to take part in a practice that, i think, is clearly for a couple of opposite sex? They aren't really taking part in the same social contruct since they aren't following its common practices (man and woman...husband and wife), are they? I don't think so. What they are forming should not be called Marriage, it should be called Legal Unison, as to entitle them to the same financial rights of Married couples, yet without destroying the importance marriage has to many many people in the world.
l can't see how a gay couple getting married could destroy the importance of marriage for you or me... could you please elaborate?
If all goes well we might even create them their own island nation. While the population would surge in the beginning, I suspect it will eventually decline unless the birth rate of gays in the non island nation parts of the world can produce faster than the island nations citizens die. Is that possible with current estimates?
a redneck l used to work with put forward a similar solution...
" ship all the gays, abos and retards down to tasmania and we'll keep the rest of australia! "
not that l'm suggesting you're a redneck...