posted on Jan, 1 2012 @ 01:10 PM
Originally posted by PuterMan
reply to post by Suspiria
Even teenagers are donning their rose tinted specs and appreciate a time when family was the center of community and girls weren't vomiting in
the streets with their knickers round their ankles.
I have to say I am pleased to hear that!!
reply to post by Annee
Well I am 63 and I would go back in some ways because as I mentioned what we have lost is respect. There is no reason why society cannot go forwards
but also go back and pick that bit up that it dropped on the headlong rush to improve and control. And we could do with dropping much of the
You are a man for one thing. Have you experienced prejudice and discrimination because you are a man?
Here's an experiment for men. Sign up on a forum - say politics - with a feminine name and see if you get the same respect you do with a masculine
"Women were more beautiful inside their soul" - - - I assume that is from a man's perspective. Does that mean they were more motherly and
nurturing? Yes! Well at my age I was brought up to cater to men and stroke their egos. Its kind of annoying if they don't in return admire my
independence - intelligence - drive and commitment to life and career.
RESPECT. What exactly does that mean? A polite society is polite to each other? But who knows what goes on behind closed doors?
My mom was a polio victim. She wore a full length brace and 2 Kenny Sticks. Her and 3 kids under 10 were refused admittance to a restaurant because
of insurance and it would upset the other customers.
Women were beat up by their husbands and told it was their fault. Their was no legal recourse.
As in my case after 14 years of marriage I asked for a divorce (he was jealous of his children). I had no legal recourse to anything that was not
explicitly in my name: checking account - credit cards - insurance - etc.
LAWS TODAY have created a legal respecting society. The situations above are now illegal - - - and can also be brought out behind closed doors into a
Respect? Laws had to be made to create this respect from "polite society".
And - ya wanna know who one of the major opponents of the "Disability Act was? Christian churches. They fought against it on the platform it was
too expensive to modify and construct access for the disabled.
There's some reality of going back in time.