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I've noticed that the homosexuals are always the least attractive members of society.
Their own language details it... the women are butch, the men are fairy.
Genetic engineering is most likely an attempt to perfect the human form.
We don't need more ugly and malformed people. We need more perfect people.
It would come down to society. If society is the same when this G.E. becomes a reality as it is now, I would make the choice to remove the possibility for homosexuality from my child. Not because I am selfish, or homophobic, or a bad person, but because I want everything good for my child, I want them to lead the happiest life that I can give them. I want my child not to have one more reason to fear bullies and teasing. I want my child to not be a target of someone's phobia that might end in my child's death. It would be a choice made because, as a mom, I never want to see my child hurting - physically or emotionally.
Frankly, I don't even get where your aggression and antagonism stems from. You are SO far out in the middle of nowhere in regard to what I expressed that I am at a loss to figure out where you are even coming from. Look, sorry if you were abused and have issues with men now, I really am, I spent plenty of my own years being abused, but it just isn't relevant to the question at hand.
Originally posted by Glencairn
Maybe I'm just not explaining myself well enough, it wouldn't be the first time, but basically, it isn't about creating a "perfect" child, it is about what I would consider that might offer a smoother road for my child to travel if society remains as it is now.
Within three years, soldiers could begin testing futuristic devices that make them each "an army of one" by granting them unprecedented capabilities, such as the ability to see through walls thanks to advanced radar scopes and super-protection and super-strength conferred by high-tech armor.
Originally posted by weedwhacker
reply to post by OhZone
Weedwhacer, Why exactly do you find it chilling that I have compassion for people who are born with birth defects?
Firstly, who are YOU (or ANYONE for that matter) do decide what and what isn't a "birth defect"???
****obvious needs no explanation.
THAT is what I find chilling. Ever heard of "eugenics"???
****Yeah, I heard of eugenics....It has gotten a bad rap, by those who feel that they are inferior enough to sterilized.
I feel that it would be a kindness to prevent their birth.
EVEN WORSE statement! If you knew, for instance, beforehand that Lou Gehrig had a terminal illness, (ALS) and would "suffer" because of it, would you have preferred he not be born? Or, Dr. Stephen Hawking?
****For degenerative conditions that can be determined early in pregnancy....this is already being done. I believe Hawking had polio.
Not a birth defect.
If you can't see how WRONG your thinking is, then no one willl be able to explain it, I fear.
****Why am I wrong for having an opinion based on logic? It is emotionally based action that is always wrong. You said it your self there , "I fear."
...gay men have accepted themselves which is great, however there are may who do not. Some of them seek sex change operations.
A pilot at my airline was 'infamous' for having the courage to have a sex-change operation. A former combat pilot in Vietnam. A straight man, who had a gender identity issue. After surgery, STILL sexually attracted to women.
****Apparently his gender ID issues were psycological. I knew a guy like that....he was molested by his uncle and liked it, so he played both ways.
There is no "cut and dried" definition, it can't be all neatly wrapped up with a bow on it.
Look at the controversy over that South African track runner recently. "SHE" could very well be completely 'female', with ovaries and a uterus and all...but her physique is sure manly! Is that her fault? NO!
****Women who take steroids lose a lot of theri femininity, and if they are large boned to start with, well....
Until you've walked in someone's shoes....
Originally posted by loner007
IF you dont think homosexuality can be nurtured then take a good look at the ancient spartans....