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originally posted by: InTheLight
originally posted by: burgerbuddy
originally posted by: InTheLight
originally posted by: TheRedneck
a reply to: InTheLight
It was changed to what the leaders of the Boy Scouts wanted and who thought it was the right thing to do.
It was changed to what the organizers of the pageant wanted and decided was the best course to take to move this in a direction they felt it should go.
No, they were both changed due to political pressure to be politically correct.
Deal with it.
No, you get to deal with it. I'm not going to lose any sleep over it.
You see, many years ago I wasn't a de facto hermit. I enjoyed going out to movies, socializing, having a nice meal out... you know, the things most people enjoy. I dearly love Mexican and Italian food and sci-fi movies. But then political correctness appeared, and I was slowly pushed out of society. First I couldn't go anywhere without someone complaining about my smoking... then the ashtrays disappeared from the movie theaters and I was forced to go outside and miss part of the movie I paid to see if I needed a puff of nicotine. Then I had to start being overly cautious about what words I used in what group... what was the word that was accepted this week again? Then restaurants started making me get up and walk outside after eating, smoke my smoke, then come back inside and rejoin the conversation while I finished off my drink. Then airlines decided I wasn't allowed on them either. Bars were fine with a sloppy drunk struggling to crawl to the bathroom (and usually not making it) but light up a smoke and you're some sort of demonic entity.
I was kicked out of society. I never changed; society did, and there was no room left for me.
Your turn is coming, because all this change has taken on a life of its own. You will eventually lose everything you enjoy as well. Tradition and memorials kept us as a people rooted in our basic beliefs; now that those are gone, there is no resistance to change any more. In the space of less than a full generation, everything you take for granted can be wiped away and you can be the next demon to be shunned.
So your little "deal with it" means nothing more than a desperate scream that you have absolutely no comprehension what you are saying. I HAVE DEALT WITH IT. I dealt with your kind demanding that society change to accommodate them and to Hades with anyone else. There's nothing more you can take from me of great consequence. Congratulations; you have your fascist utopia. Can you keep it when everyone else realizes they are being left out in the cold too? Or when suddenly you are the one who enjoys the things others want to destroy?
YOU deal with it.
No, you are not dealing with it you are holding on to things that others say are not fair or are damaging them in some way and you don't care. Well, it does not matter if you care or not, these changes are being made regardless, so deal with it.
Remember, change is not permanent.
That's why it's called change.
I hear ya, Redneck!
Some change is progression which is in constant flux according to society's progression. We oldies can choose to hang on to the safe and familiar or adapt. I choose to adapt and try to understand others' need for things to change.
I don't hear ya, Redneck!
originally posted by: XL5
Sooner or later they will ban the push up bra, tight jeans, shorts and high heals. Then suits as they can be sexy too. Then they will ban the colored burqa because individuality may make some people feel threatend, thus, every one gets a grey burqa!
Then they will ban paper, meat, gasoline/diesel, alcohol, swear words, porn and then free thought!
Three seashells....deal with it
originally posted by: ketsuko
Did you hear that?
It's the sound of a bunch of TV remotes looking for something else to watch on pageant night because now that none of the contestants are showcasing their beauty, no one cares.
So much for the "beauty" pageant.
originally posted by: Thecakeisalie
a reply to: TinySickTears
Oh no, what am I to do? surely there is some other method of seeing videos of women in swimsuits, maybe I can google it...
originally posted by: blueman12
So we should indulge in a competition of what women is more f!ckable? Your post is silly. Should we celebrate the most basic and shallow aspects of women? Treat them as objects , like they have been for thousands of years..