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originally posted by: NateTheAnimator
LOL,you're predictable. Essentially if I disagree with the standard that Mississippi is being held to than I am condoning the discrimination that occurs in that state. Umm.. No that's not how that works.
I stated that he needs logical consistency to his views on gay-rights. To hold one state of a unified country at a much higher standard than entire nation-states that have laws denying the rights of gay men and women is not logically sound reasoning. Especially since he's not even from the country or state that this is taking place.
Miss. is being held to the standard of the Nation it is unified with. Which it has failed. There is no need to compare Miss. with Egypt. The fact is they are failing their own nation which they are a part of. I don't really care what you agree with or disagree with personally. If you're defending Miss. then you're as much of a failure to your nation as those who passed this law there.
Speaking of being logically consistent. Who are you to say that Adams needs to hold everyone to the same standard when you seem to have arbitrary standards for what others do??? Maybe he's holding Egypt to Egypt's Standards and Miss. to US standards. If that's the case then he's being perfectly logically consistent. Egypt has set it's standards low and lived up to them. The US has set their standards a bit higher and Miss. has failed to live up to them. Seems perfectly logical to me. Adams will still perform elsewhere in the US, just not MIss. So there ya go. Logically consistent. Happy.
It still doesn't change the fact that Miss. is apparently supporting discrimination against it's own citizens. You apparently seem to agree with that. At least that what it seems to me since you seem to be defending their problems with Adams. If that's not the case then I suppose you should make that clear. Until then, that's how it seems to me.
originally posted by: NateTheAnimator
Really resorting to ad hominems...? Are you seriously that intellectually bankrupt.
I'm not defending Mississippi's legislation to discriminate,I'm not sure where you got that idea from.
Unless I explicitly say otherwise I wouldn't make assumptions about my political stance.
I'm simply stating that it's logically inconsistent for Bryan Adams to boycott a state but not other whole nation-states with worse views on gay-rights.
Seriously...Again with this dude...No I don't agree with discrimination against anyone,especially not against LGBTs.
You can look through my post history for proof of this,so you can stop making assumptions about my political stances.
I'm also not defending Mississippi or their legislation to discriminate against LGBTs,I'm criticizing Bryan Adams's reasoning for canceling his show. Just because I disagree with you on this one minor issue,doesn't mean I'm against gay-rights.
What attack. I said "IF" you agree with them...That's not a declarative statement. If you don't agree then it doesn't pertain to you.
You're not supporting them??? Well, you certainly don't seem to be against them. So where do you stand then??? If you don't want me to assume something then maybe you need to specify your position and I won't have to guess what it is. I can't read minds after all.
There is nothing wrong with his reasoning. He's probably pissed off that a state within the US has decided to legalize discrimination against LGBT folks. He might not like the fact that Egypt treats LGBT folks even worse than Miss. but then again, that's Egypt and not the US. If I'm in another country I play by their rules. I may not always agree with them but I still play by them because I'm there and not in the US. But in the US if someone isn't playing by the Rules of the US then I'd be justified in pointing that out. Seems reasonable to me.
originally posted by: Rocker2013
a reply to: jjkenobi
Of course, the major differences are that this is happening in the USA, a country which claims to be the "best country in the world", while being far behind most other Western nations.
originally posted by: Atsbhct
a reply to: LSU0408
Just wondering: How does Bryan Adams deny the rights of any person?
Not only that but we need to read more news headlines about all the OUTRAGE over this bill, that is literally one of the least most important things I have EVER heard to be raging about ???
originally posted by: AceWombat04
Once again, nuance is not permitted. It's all or nothing, black or white, binary hostility. The status quo of our age.