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» 16/10/2017 7:55:06 PM Philips: “However, much of our actions are guided by feelings. This cannot be outlawed. T.....
» 16/10/2017 6:16:56 PM Yes a contradiction now does exist which did not exist before my last post. Contradictions.....
» 16/10/2017 3:28:39 PM Philips: “But still the contradiction remains, suggesting that you cannot fulfil my reque.....
» 16/10/2017 1:35:49 PM Philips: “If explaining to me how an objective interpretation of my post could only lead .....
» 16/10/2017 12:11:03 PM Philips: “The evidence can be seen in the contradiction I noted earlier.” No, you took m.....
» 16/10/2017 11:15:39 AM “The lengths to which you will apparently go in order to avoid doing so, however, is rathe.....
» 16/10/2017 9:27:45 AM Philips: “ the length at which you will apparently go, in order to avoid explaining how a.....
» 15/10/2017 5:54:54 PM Philips: “1. That I am not open to being enlightened, but believe that I am.” But I don’.....
» 15/10/2017 4:51:00 PM Philips: If in my opinion you are not open to being enlightened then it is perfectly reas.....
» 15/10/2017 10:14:01 AM Philips: It is not a shame for me since I am not missing out on anything. I don’t think y.....
» 15/10/2017 8:40:29 AM Philips: "It would be quite illuminating for myself, I am sure." That pre-supp.....
» 14/10/2017 6:34:23 PM Philips: "I am pleased to inform you that my post was not a cry for help." Wel.....
» 14/10/2017 6:23:54 PM Foxy: "I can speak on behalf of the regular women contributors who have left." .....
» 14/10/2017 6:21:13 PM Philips: I never said you did. I am just saying that you post was a general cry for help .....
» 14/10/2017 5:58:26 PM Foxy: 'Quite a few people" is not all people. There are obviously people who have le.....
» 14/10/2017 5:05:38 PM Foxy: Unless people tell us why they have left then we don't know who is right or wrong s.....
» 14/10/2017 4:31:27 PM Philips: “One regular to OLO (whom it looks like I may have FINALLY gotten rid of) once t.....
» 26/09/2017 5:21:40 PM Rusty: No its not up to us but it should be up to the government if they are the ones who.....
» 26/09/2017 4:23:59 PM Rusty: Not everyone that marries has intent. Many marry to abuse the legal aspects of bei.....
» 26/09/2017 1:30:34 PM Philips: “ I am sorry if you have never experienced such a love before.” That is a very .....
» 26/09/2017 11:47:05 AM Philips: So the rights are dependent on life-long commitment? Why would anyone want to ma.....
» 26/09/2017 10:13:45 AM Rusty: There maybe things wrong with the de facto and civil union agreements but that is .....
» 26/09/2017 10:00:42 AM cont. “Because, as you seem to agree, a line must be drawn somewhere. If you disagree wit.....
» 26/09/2017 9:57:28 AM Philips: “Your stating that my words were deeply offensive” I said they were deeply offe.....
» 25/09/2017 9:19:14 PM Philips: “I apologise for any offense I may have caused you.” What makes you think you c.....
» 25/09/2017 4:55:50 PM Philips: “As I had stated earlier, if de facto couples want the same rights as married co.....
» 25/09/2017 1:23:18 PM Philips: That is enough ‘whack-a-mole’ for now. It is plainly obvious that you do not bel.....
» 25/09/2017 12:21:15 PM Philips: “Nor is it of any use in emergency situations.” So in emergency situations they.....
» 25/09/2017 11:10:54 AM Philips: “Do you have something else in mind?” By using the definition of a de facto cou.....
» 25/09/2017 9:19:08 AM Philips: Why should government rights be dependent on making a pledge? How does such a pl.....
» 25/09/2017 8:34:28 AM Philips: Your definition of a de facto couple does not comply with the government definit.....
» 25/09/2017 7:58:03 AM Philips: The type of relationships we are comparing are based on love and not on pledges......
» 25/09/2017 6:58:59 AM “Another relevant principle might be a utilitarian approach to the betterment of humankind.....
» 24/09/2017 11:39:14 AM Philips: It is irrelevant what they decide - it is about what the government decides. The.....
» 24/09/2017 10:35:37 AM Joe: Which only highlights the real discrimination which is against de facto couples. SSM.....
» 23/09/2017 5:04:33 PM “Government should not stand in the way of your ability to make the most important decisio.....
» 22/09/2017 9:13:54 PM Foxy: “Some people may not believe the man who claims that his head-butting of Mr Abbott .....
» 22/09/2017 4:48:35 PM Philips: A fallacy is a failure of logic. If you can demonstrate dishonesty then why wo.....
» 22/09/2017 4:35:49 PM Not now soon: "of the child to be" So it is not a child but a child to be? The.....
» 22/09/2017 12:00:20 PM Foxy: Nothing like ridicule to destroy an argument. Classy!.....
» 22/09/2017 11:54:43 AM Philips: How is TTBN’s ‘technique’ dishonest? Is he lying about the facts of the incident.....
» 22/09/2017 10:55:42 AM Philips: The most casual reader would have deduced that you were involved in a tit-for-ta.....
» 22/09/2017 9:48:00 AM Philips: So others need to do it but when you do it then it is not out of need?.....
» 22/09/2017 8:53:43 AM "Those of us who have logic and reason on their side, however, will not need to.".....
» 22/09/2017 8:39:10 AM Not_Now.Soon : “Abortion kills. That's the truth of it.” You don’t know that for sure. I.....
» 21/09/2017 9:56:43 PM Steele: Resistance by the church to SSM is based on their fundamental stance in regard to.....
» 21/09/2017 12:06:52 PM Steele: Inclusivity as determined by the AFL should apply only to their jurisdiction. The.....
» 21/09/2017 10:11:39 AM Steele: “The obvious question then my friend is does this apply to the Catholic Church an.....
» 21/09/2017 7:41:44 AM leoj: That is a good point in which case CEO's should say to 'activists' that it is inapp.....
» 21/09/2017 6:31:49 AM Steele: What does it really mean to ‘support’ SSM? SSM should come about because it is re.....
» 20/09/2017 7:04:55 PM Steele: “Do you think that would extend to those within the Catholic system that Foxy ref.....
» 20/09/2017 4:36:52 PM Philip S: It is bullying and intimidation by any other name. When people fear for their j.....
» 20/09/2017 4:23:29 PM Foxy: “Most people just want to get on with their lives.” What is life if it is not figh.....
» 20/09/2017 1:42:01 PM SM: Calling someone a homophobe or a bigot should be punished under the new laws unless t.....
» 20/09/2017 1:33:47 PM Paul1405: “By your participation in the survey you are giving tacit approval to the gover.....
» 20/09/2017 11:13:14 AM Philips: There is nothing oppressive about it - quite the contrary - which only exacerbat.....
» 20/09/2017 5:56:40 AM Yuyutsu: “But not just parenting: NOTHING should require a legal marriage, thus nobody sh.....
» 20/09/2017 5:44:20 AM Joe: “You've got it in one: " .... a better society, one where no one has to marry i.....
» 18/09/2017 6:39:20 PM Philips: And one must not abruptly change one's persona without other 'ones' smelling a r.....
» 18/09/2017 5:43:45 PM Philips: “It is most unfortunate that you have declined my request for further informatio.....
» 18/09/2017 4:42:17 PM Philips: "Therefore, if you would be so kind as to list what these drawbacks are, I .....
» 18/09/2017 3:18:30 PM Philips: And why is 'equality' for same-sex couples more valuable to society than non-inv.....
» 18/09/2017 2:50:47 PM minotaur: A 'simple legislative change' that has cost years and years of debate and lobby.....
» 18/09/2017 2:44:11 PM Foxy: It is not a different issue it is entwined in your vote for YES. Can you vote YES f.....
» 18/09/2017 9:28:35 AM Paul1405: “Hi phanto, cannot agree, voting yes or no is participation. and that implies f.....
» 18/09/2017 8:51:17 AM Foxy: But they are also voting to give the government powers which they do not need. You .....
» 18/09/2017 6:46:09 AM "As a conscientious objector to state involvement in marriage I assume your preferred.....
» 15/09/2017 5:45:12 PM Steele: I was thinking that denial of free speech was denial of speech. What would you ca.....
» 15/09/2017 2:49:14 PM They weren't denied the right to speak - Facebook guaranteed that. They just have to deal .....
» 15/09/2017 8:53:55 AM Foxy: I agree......
» 15/09/2017 8:25:20 AM Joe: The issue of inter-racial marriage is only introduced as a slur directed at people w.....
» 14/09/2017 2:06:41 PM Philips: “Perhaps I should instead have said, “… the apparent offence and hurt,” But the.....
» 14/09/2017 1:04:00 PM Philips: I never said I was offended or hurt. I said you were aggressive. That's a totall.....
» 14/09/2017 11:46:57 AM Philips: "I’m not sure why you have a problem comparing opposition to same-sex marri.....
» 13/09/2017 5:31:03 PM Toni Lavis: "Back in your cage, you freak." You seem to have a problem with pe.....
» 13/09/2017 3:26:59 PM Philips: If you think I am just going to whitewash all your previous aggression and ignor.....
» 13/09/2017 6:58:34 AM Yuyutsu: “Now is our chance: by voting 'No' to the institutionalisation of same-sex marria.....
» 13/09/2017 6:24:47 AM You could abstain from voting because you think it is none of the government’s business ab.....
» 12/09/2017 10:36:58 AM "What I was in fact doing was explaining why my actions should not be a cause for con.....
» 12/09/2017 9:09:21 AM Philips: “Sorry, phanto, but I can’t let this gem go unaddressed.” Why are you apologisi.....
» 12/09/2017 8:37:49 AM Toni Lavis: “What the Chaser were doing there was attempting to malign Kenny's reputation.....
» 12/09/2017 8:13:53 AM Killarney: "You're confusing gender politics with gender happiness. Most people acco.....
» 12/09/2017 6:49:24 AM Toni Lavis: “Do as you say, not as you do, eh Phanto?” There is a world of difference be.....
» 11/09/2017 5:39:47 AM Philips: “You appear to have missed the relevance of what I said.” Perhaps you could enl.....
» 11/09/2017 3:58:13 AM Joe: "Blokes have none of those concerns" Maybe they don't have these particul.....
» 11/09/2017 2:32:42 AM Joe: Women do not have to have babies. They now have a choice and they need to weigh up a.....
» 11/09/2017 2:24:41 AM “Others often compliment me on my patience and perseverance.” I didn’t ask you about your.....
» 11/09/2017 12:59:47 AM Joe, That's true but Killarney was not talking about pre-historic societies. She was talk.....
» 11/09/2017 12:38:22 AM Philips: “Where is your evidence ...?” You said that you enjoy discrediting nonsense. If.....
» 10/09/2017 11:19:13 PM Killarney: “Men are conditioned to see women as below them at all hierarchic levels.” An.....
» 10/09/2017 9:29:54 AM “Because I enjoy it, phanto.” No you don’t you are lying. “This is a false dilemma.” Th.....
» 10/09/2017 5:19:08 AM Toni Lavis: "'Coz I like pussy." Yeah that's what pedophiles say but it hardly.....
» 10/09/2017 2:46:36 AM Toni Lavis: So is it a beat up or is it just the withdrawl of certain types of cakes from.....
» 10/09/2017 12:46:03 AM Toni Lavis: “You just have to be attracted to the same sex: that is all, end of story.” .....
» 10/09/2017 12:15:20 AM Philips: “You’ll notice that I discredited phanto’s nonsense before noting that he was be.....
» 9/09/2017 9:36:10 AM I think leoj was being sarcastic in regards to Canada......
» 9/09/2017 8:56:45 AM Joe: "Relationships are better understood, rights are (arguably?) better protected, .....
» 8/09/2017 8:04:36 AM It seems that you were making it an argument in favour of marriage. I am saying that it ha.....
» 8/09/2017 4:57:28 AM Joe: Getting pregnant is not the same thing as being a parent. Sure, only women can get p.....
» 7/09/2017 4:21:26 PM A face covering is a face covering whatever the reason for its existence. If one kind of f.....
» 7/09/2017 12:08:51 PM Philips: “Too bad. Don’t like it? Then bugger off, or present a sensible argument. I’ll b.....
» 7/09/2017 10:45:45 AM Philips: “But there is no one predictable, uniform will or pre-nuptial agreement (apart f.....
» 7/09/2017 9:25:59 AM Philips: Whether you or anyone else wastes their time is entirely their choice and I cann.....
» 7/09/2017 8:19:10 AM Philips: “Or we could just simplify and standardise the process (and nationwide, too) by .....
» 6/09/2017 6:20:09 PM Foxy: "You" and "your" do not mean you personally. Is that how you al.....
» 6/09/2017 5:51:36 PM Foxy: “I wish that it was true that people in the LGBT community did enjoy the status and.....
» 6/09/2017 5:02:02 PM Foxy: “It is about their status and dignity in our society.” Nobody needs status and dig.....
» 31/08/2017 9:51:43 AM The old "there hasn't been any complaints" argument which means everything they .....
» 30/08/2017 8:14:25 PM "I'm really half lizard." But I thought you were being sarcastic. How can we te.....
» 30/08/2017 7:44:16 PM "Because I'm not a robot, mate." Nor a human being by the sound of it. "O.....
» 30/08/2017 6:27:50 PM Toni Lavis: Why do you want a woman at all? Do you feel inadequate?.....
» 30/08/2017 6:05:10 PM RObert: An ‘orientation’ presumes that human beings are attracted by the desire for sex. .....
» 30/08/2017 5:34:02 PM R0bert: "My preference would be for the government to get out of the business of reg.....
» 18/08/2017 11:51:03 AM The plebiscite is unnecessary because the question itself is unnecessary. Governments shou.....
» 18/08/2017 9:58:50 AM Paul1405: We all know how much of a victim you were as a child but it is totally irreleva.....
» 13/08/2017 9:41:46 AM Philips: “Perhaps you could start by explaining how scientists understand as much as they.....
» 11/08/2017 6:17:31 PM Philips: “Did you have similar complaints during the civil rights movement of the ‘60s? I.....
» 11/08/2017 6:00:56 PM Philips: "I suggest you revise some of our previous discussions before repeating arg.....
» 11/08/2017 3:34:01 PM Philips: “What’s wrong with the term ‘marriage equality’?” Everyone can marry if they wa.....
» 25/07/2017 11:06:37 AM It is a very immature understanding of sex to assume that sex is only about gratification .....
» 18/07/2017 1:12:00 PM "Re Phanto: Engaging in ad hominem slanging matches irrelevant to a thread with troll.....
» 17/07/2017 6:31:19 PM EmporerJulian: “I remain in amazed admiration of AJP's patient insistence on rational poi.....
» 14/07/2017 2:19:22 PM Philips: "the face of evidence to the contrary." And how do we know your 'evid.....
» 14/07/2017 1:50:45 PM Like I said I think you are lying and that is all I need to know......
» 14/07/2017 1:32:47 PM Philips: I think you are lying about it being an 'overwhelmingly positive experience' so .....
» 14/07/2017 12:06:28 PM You were presenting an argument but now you have resorted to sarcasm so there is not much .....
» 14/07/2017 11:45:31 AM No......
» 14/07/2017 11:30:05 AM Philips: "So, not only do I want to take away people’s human rights, sexually assaul.....
» 14/07/2017 9:53:05 AM Philips: You have already agreed that you are a victim of my behaviour and that I am a tr.....
» 14/07/2017 9:17:43 AM Paul1405: Rudd wasn’t expressing an opinion though was he? Joyce was expressing an opinio.....
» 13/07/2017 12:03:09 PM "You’re nothing more than a troll." It seems to work well with you!.....
» 13/07/2017 11:01:38 AM Philips: Who said it is defamation? It may well be true but there is not much point in di.....
» 13/07/2017 10:14:20 AM Philips: Then you have nothing to worry about do you? Paul1405: So why did Joyce make t.....
» 13/07/2017 9:01:29 AM Paul1405: “Why, when a public figure like Barnaby Joyce, makes a short bland statement, l.....
» 12/07/2017 4:20:36 PM Paul1405: “I was once knocked off my bike while doing an errand for my Mum, should I also.....
» 11/07/2017 11:34:38 PM Paul1405: That is a lot of angst to have to endure growing up. Had you gone to a state sc.....
» 11/07/2017 5:06:54 PM Philips: Then you have nothing to worry about have you?.....
» 11/07/2017 4:53:13 PM Philips: Who said I was talking to Paul?.....
» 11/07/2017 12:16:02 PM The Catholic Church is like any human organisation which has its good qualities and its im.....
» 10/07/2017 2:01:45 PM What is the point of this comparison between Malcolm Turnbull and George Pell? If you have.....
» 6/07/2017 6:54:07 PM EmperorJulian: How you have suffered! Having to read a thread that you did not want to re.....
» 6/07/2017 3:32:45 PM NathanJ: It is very patronising of you to think that Foxy is incapable of speaking for he.....
» 6/07/2017 10:04:12 AM Philips: Honesty is in the eye of the beholder. Of course you are going to label me disho.....
» 5/07/2017 9:48:05 PM Foxy: Funny how you found your voice after Philips told you what to think. Philips: Poo.....
» 4/07/2017 4:56:54 PM Philips: “Well, you weren’t necessarily being obtuse at first, phanto.” So if I wasn’t b.....
» 4/07/2017 12:30:37 PM Foxy: “Be careful. The mind is everything. What you think, You become.” I don’t need y.....
» 4/07/2017 11:05:56 AM Philips: "Perhaps Foxy just lost interest because she’s seen how obtuse you can beco.....
» 3/07/2017 7:14:48 PM Foxy: I think you are a liar......
» 3/07/2017 4:32:42 PM Foxy: “All societies that we know have definite rules about marriage because there is a s.....
» 3/07/2017 10:08:56 AM Foxy: "We can continue to argue on what should or should not be the case" You .....
» 2/07/2017 9:54:07 AM GrahamY: “keep whatever registrations they wanted outside of the government, as used to h.....
» 1/07/2017 7:55:17 PM Foxy: That presumes that there should be a Marriage Act. Why do you think there should be.....
» 1/07/2017 3:43:55 PM Foxy: Just because the Howard government changed the law does not mean it was reasonable.....
» 1/07/2017 9:19:29 AM Philips: "Those in support of it have already provided a sufficient reason for their.....
» 30/06/2017 8:55:36 PM Foxy: That is all well and good but governments do not have that luxury of being able to .....
» 30/06/2017 3:52:55 PM Foxy: What governments do is never beside the point. What they do should always be for go.....
» 30/06/2017 1:21:17 PM Alan B: Every time this issue is raised you raise the issue of the 'accident of birth' an.....
» 13/06/2017 4:29:35 PM Philips: You want to deny basic human rights to couples simply because they refuse to get.....
» 13/06/2017 1:12:26 PM Philips: “Sounds like a useless double-up to me.” How is it a double up? All couples whe.....
» 13/06/2017 10:52:13 AM Philips: If marriage is just a glorified registration system to ensure rights then why bo.....
» 12/06/2017 8:06:37 PM Philips: “Morally speaking? No. But if the two are married, then it certainly simplifies .....
» 12/06/2017 6:35:34 PM Paul1405: “With this incident however you, like a number of others, readily accept at fac.....
» 12/06/2017 6:22:25 PM Philips: “Sure. Access and decision-making in emergency situations.” So if a couple have.....
» 12/06/2017 12:56:54 PM Foxy: Don’t be so patronising. I am well aware of where I can gain such information. I am.....
» 12/06/2017 11:48:13 AM Philips: “marriage-shouldn’t-exist-in-the-first-place angle.” Legal marriage – no. “Yes.....
» 12/06/2017 11:36:39 AM Foxy: “Same sex couples cannot have a marriage that is legal in this country. They want t.....
» 12/06/2017 10:05:10 AM Foxy: “Same-sex couples (also most people who want to get married) want to have their mar.....
» 10/06/2017 8:00:37 PM Foxy: They don't need the legal right to marry in Australia......
» 10/06/2017 6:04:02 PM What you call patience I'd call addiction......
» 10/06/2017 5:41:40 PM Philips: Why should anyone care what keeps you going? You have gone to a lot of trouble .....
» 10/06/2017 5:20:55 PM Foxy: Homosexuals have all the rights they need already......
» 10/06/2017 3:02:21 PM There is a slippery slope at work where homosexuals have been emboldened to fight for furt.....
» 10/06/2017 2:19:27 PM “<<So why mention in the first place?>> You're treating them like second-clas.....
» 10/06/2017 12:12:00 PM Paul1405: Anyone can refuse to serve faggots if they want. It can’t be proven that they h.....
» 10/06/2017 10:40:55 AM Why do Muslims want safe spaces? If they truly believe in their religion they would be pre.....
» 10/06/2017 9:01:24 AM Philips: “Yes, but when the answer doesn’t extend beyond, ‘Because that’s how they’re tre.....
» 8/06/2017 10:08:43 PM “it was the offensive and baseless conclusions you came to” Who did they offend - you? Ot.....
» 8/06/2017 7:22:23 PM Philips: “I referred to your post as ad hominem because, in the absence of a rational arg.....
» 8/06/2017 4:59:32 PM Phillips: Who said they were ad hominem? There are thousands of examples of homosexuals .....
» 8/06/2017 2:06:03 PM I think ANTIFA set the whole thing up to make it look like Bolt set the whole thing up......
» 8/06/2017 12:53:21 PM Loudmouth: You could be right when you say that homosexuals 'have' to get married. They .....
» 5/06/2017 6:11:00 PM Loudmouth: If you are gender fluid then marriage has no meaning for you. Gender fluidity .....
» 5/06/2017 4:50:09 PM "... it doesn’t matter, because it only needs to be logical some of the time for my p.....
» 5/06/2017 4:18:31 PM Philips: “I have provided you with ample reasoning as to why conforming to one’s sexualit.....
» 4/06/2017 1:35:42 PM "The reasoning I provided was good enough" But it is just a theory. If it is tr.....
» 3/06/2017 9:02:31 PM "What makes it logical is the fact that it is reasonable to respond such an innate an.....
» 2/06/2017 8:58:06 PM Just because they do it does not mean it is logical though does it? You think that sexual .....
» 2/06/2017 7:51:22 PM Philips: All that lovely theory and yet you are unable to present even one example of it .....
» 2/06/2017 5:15:04 PM Philips: "What is logical about ignoring one’s sexuality?" Which sexuality are.....
» 2/06/2017 3:42:09 PM Philips: Unless you can show me an example of the logic of just one homosexual act then i.....
» 2/06/2017 12:46:23 PM Philips: “You’ve got yourself into a mighty mess here, so let me help you untangle some o.....
» 2/06/2017 12:17:00 PM Philips: “So now you’re suggesting that one cannot get those other things from sex?” Yes.....
» 1/06/2017 9:57:12 PM Philips: “Long story short: homosexual behaviour is logical because it provides intimacy .....
» 1/06/2017 8:19:12 PM Foxy: She didn’t do any of those things you have carefully selected but that does not mea.....
» 1/06/2017 8:09:37 PM Philips: “I don’t. ......be the case.” Either you presumed I did not know that things co.....
» 1/06/2017 6:21:49 PM Philips: “It never does end well for you.” How very patronising of you! How do you know .....
» 1/06/2017 4:34:10 PM Philips: “but with no rational arguments against same-sex marriage” There is no rational.....
» 1/06/2017 2:10:20 PM Foxy: She was appointed to a position based on her credentials. If she is young and needs.....
» 1/06/2017 2:04:56 PM Foxy: Why would anyone support their business unless you were sure that they were in favo.....
» 1/06/2017 1:49:19 PM SteelRedux: “She is paying the price of being politically incorrect.” She is paying the .....
» 1/06/2017 1:02:43 PM Loudmouth: Every business has a right to do those things but the question is what is thei.....
» 1/06/2017 12:39:16 PM Foxy: "Still the publicity is probably worth it for the company" Now same sex .....
» 23/05/2017 2:03:31 PM leoj: I didn’t mean ‘problem’ in a personal sense but in a sense of disagreement which ca.....
» 23/05/2017 11:51:12 AM leoj: You seem to be saying that such payments and advantages should only be given to tho.....
» 23/05/2017 10:42:31 AM “Where I may disagree, because research indicates otherwise, is that living together produ.....
» 22/05/2017 8:36:53 PM leoj: It’s very easy to romanticise about the good old days when everyone got married and.....
» 22/05/2017 5:21:38 PM Leoj: There has to be more than a long list of sometimes conflicting 'criteria' to say wh.....
» 22/05/2017 3:55:37 PM Hasbeen: “Marriage for me, & a large percentage of those I know is a commitment to a rela.....
» 22/05/2017 8:20:35 AM NathanJ: “If your relationship is sound, then you don’t need to get married.” This is th.....
» 18/05/2017 9:48:36 AM Josephus: No one can put pressure on you to have an abortion. It is a private medical pro.....
» 17/05/2017 5:42:57 PM Runner: And there is a myriad of men who have suffered their whole lives by constantly be.....
» 17/05/2017 4:57:12 PM ttbn: “the unwanted child” You argue as if it is a fact that it is a child but you canno.....
» 17/05/2017 10:10:53 AM The Thing Is: “and have contributed to generosity, love, kindness and so on. If believers.....
» 16/05/2017 9:34:01 AM Whilst it is debatable that many of these things are worth having it is also debatable tha.....
» 14/05/2017 11:15:13 AM Nicknamenick: "And her aggression ? It's assumed without fact or you would describe .....
» 13/05/2017 4:06:58 PM Nicknamenick: Sure she should be free to say what she likes and when and where she likes .....
» 11/05/2017 1:35:12 PM nicknamenick: "Her private words" Just between her and 60k followers......
» 10/05/2017 10:41:17 PM I don't think it was a minor faux pas. I think it was a calculated stunt to attract attent.....
» 10/05/2017 10:56:00 AM “If the new legislation passes through parliament it will be enough for a woman to simply .....
» 9/05/2017 4:34:48 PM Yuyutsu: Most people do not wish to hurt a soul - there is nothing religious about that. .....
» 9/05/2017 9:58:54 AM You do not have a dilemma- you have an emotional dependence on religion and your emotional.....
» 8/05/2017 5:39:36 PM (cont.) You cannot presume that any act of sexual behaviour between same-sex couples is l.....
» 8/05/2017 5:37:43 PM If the argument for same-sex marriage is based on equality then it presumes there are at l.....
» 7/05/2017 11:27:36 PM If people can have sex for reasons other than sexual pleasure how can we tell that they ar.....
» 7/05/2017 10:22:43 AM If we are attracted to one another by the desire for sex then wouldn’t it be reasonable to.....
» 6/05/2017 6:20:13 PM “I’m not unreasonable enough....your eyes.” So why did you offer it in the first place? W.....
» 6/05/2017 3:43:51 PM Why did you look it up? Don't you trust your own loins? Or perhaps you do not trust your o.....
» 5/05/2017 10:00:38 PM “Why, I can feel it in my loins every time I set eyes on an attractive woman.” That would.....
» 5/05/2017 7:48:28 PM There's no evidence that such a thing exists......
» 5/05/2017 4:03:41 PM There is no such thing as homosexual people. Just people who indulge in homosexual behavio.....
» 5/05/2017 2:38:17 PM Phillips: For all your huffing and puffing on this topic over the years you have not come.....
» 4/05/2017 9:46:05 PM Phillips: “I thought you no longer cared about motivations, phanto.” Only about the moti.....
» 4/05/2017 7:00:06 PM Phillips: Once again you have been sucked into an argument not because you care about the.....
» 3/05/2017 11:45:11 AM Phillips: “There is a difference between having A standard, and assigning something to be.....
» 2/05/2017 9:19:52 PM We already have two standards. Why should marriage be the standard? "Your motivation.....
» 2/05/2017 7:45:36 PM Phillips: “That depends on what exactly you think should be rightfully theirs without a m.....
» 2/05/2017 5:34:49 PM Phillips: “Not if de facto couples have the choice to get married too.” Why should they .....
» 2/05/2017 11:18:32 AM “my approach was to ask politicians of all stripes to recognise that legislating about pri.....
» 28/04/2017 12:12:08 PM "I suppose an alternative might have been a lifetime membership, but I digress.".....
» 27/04/2017 10:21:14 AM Well, at least we have free speech which allows people like you to vent their spleen in to.....
» 27/04/2017 8:30:55 AM Jon J: “The only effective and humane way to disempower Islam is to educate, usefully emp.....
» 26/04/2017 10:15:21 PM “With respect to Islam, the problem we almost invariably find is that they have left the r.....
» 26/04/2017 11:18:26 AM What is the difference between wanting something and having a right to it? It seems the H.....
» 19/04/2017 9:06:22 PM Banjo Paterson: “Women victims usually hesitate to report violence to avoid disruption of.....
» 19/04/2017 8:46:50 PM Foxy: You have described what domestic violence is and some of the causes that might be c.....
» 19/04/2017 6:11:46 PM Foxy: "What do you then suggest?" I would suggest that they seek psychological.....
» 19/04/2017 5:31:05 PM Foxy: You have already made that point about education. It is not ignorance that makes th.....
» 19/04/2017 8:54:56 AM GrahamY: "And just as smacking within a family is acceptable, but assault isn't, whe.....
» 16/04/2017 9:19:51 AM Yuyutsu: I think the definition of violence should be that it is physical. The other beha.....
» 14/04/2017 10:53:11 AM Zeil: Those women comply with the behaviour towards them. No one who is raped complies w.....
» 14/04/2017 9:13:52 AM Zeil: You seem to be saying that women are victims of their culture and unable to fight a.....
» 13/04/2017 6:39:52 PM foxy: Then the problem is not the violence but the emotional attachment to religion or to.....
» 13/04/2017 6:22:27 PM Any woman that needs to be 'educated' that physical violence is wrong has serious problems.....
» 13/04/2017 2:26:30 PM mhaze: You can only have one bedrock. Either it is western thought which Christianity lat.....
» 13/04/2017 12:38:53 PM Anyone can pay a woman to ‘go away’ provided they have the money. Anyone can use power to .....
» 13/04/2017 12:20:31 PM Why are you so desperate to show the link between Christianity and Australian values? Valu.....
» 7/04/2017 9:19:41 AM Festival Hall should have called Hussain's bluff. So much Islamic rhetoric is based on hyp.....
» 31/03/2017 9:14:19 PM Yeah. Anyone who thinks that sexuality is worth taking your life over has serious mental p.....
» 31/03/2017 6:52:58 PM But if sexuality is a continuum where does intersex start and where does it stop. You woul.....
» 31/03/2017 12:03:24 PM LisaM: "do you know there is 1.7% of the population that is intersex?" There a.....
» 29/03/2017 5:56:35 PM Philips: "I just thought I’d give a less-regular poster a heads up on a pattern of b.....
» 29/03/2017 4:40:15 PM Hi yo Philips! Here he comes on his trusty white steed to save LisaM from big bad Phanto!.....
» 29/03/2017 3:56:48 PM LisaM: Why do you need to ask? Are you uncertain that what I said was so irrational? Woul.....
» 29/03/2017 11:50:26 AM Anti-racist laws are condescending. They assume that non-white people have an inferior cap.....
» 29/03/2017 9:01:22 AM LisaM: If no one is normal or average then why do people with minority sexualities take o.....
» 24/03/2017 8:33:54 AM Banjo Patterson: The fact that somebody is a racist is immaterial until they do racist th.....
» 21/03/2017 9:09:00 AM “ ‘Being offended’ has become an argument – a case for opposition to something – rather th.....
» 20/03/2017 3:44:39 PM “coerced their girlfriends into undergoing abortions.” How do you ‘coerce’ someone into h.....
» 18/03/2017 9:35:20 PM Phillips: You are a legend! It stands to reason that you have to tell us that you are but.....
» 18/03/2017 3:20:07 PM Phillips: I still don’t understand. You seem to be saying that nature is irrelevant to an.....
» 18/03/2017 7:46:16 AM Phillips: So the appeal to nature is a fallacy as you have explained to runner. Then in t.....
» 15/03/2017 3:33:59 PM Foxy: “I've already stated I knew very little about transgender people. I wanted to make .....
» 15/03/2017 1:19:21 PM Cossomby: Your presupposition is that because people are fascinated in something that it .....
» 15/03/2017 12:42:07 PM Foxy: Why did you want to broaden your knowledge on this particular topic? Are you contem.....
» 15/03/2017 11:21:52 AM Cossomby: I am well aware of what a myth is but a 60 minutes story is not a myth. It is a.....
» 14/03/2017 12:28:15 PM Cossombody: You are talking about mythical stories. The one presented on 60 minutes is an.....
» 14/03/2017 7:47:38 AM These 'stories' are pornography for voyeurs. Stories about another person's sexuality is v.....
» 7/03/2017 8:40:38 AM RObert: I can understand your anger because I think you have good reason to be angry but .....
» 6/03/2017 5:06:22 PM Loudmouth: No, I think they call it violence in psychology too. We are not talking abou.....
» 6/03/2017 3:54:06 PM Loudmouth: To answer my own question what would women do if they were bigger and stronger.....
» 6/03/2017 3:23:36 PM Killarney: $4.5 billion spent on road safety (including infrastructure improvement)! Tha.....
» 4/03/2017 3:27:16 PM Killarney: “You keep pushing this ridiculous scenario that one in three intimate partners.....
» 3/03/2017 3:32:27 PM Loudmouth: No it is not OK and all the fault for violence belongs with the violent person.....
» 3/03/2017 2:41:12 PM AC: Whilst your discovery may go some way to understanding violence in general it does no.....
» 2/03/2017 1:57:40 PM Yuyutsu: I think it is reasonable for governments to do what they do in most cases. They .....
» 2/03/2017 12:43:50 PM Phillips: The government gives certain advantages to couples. It gives the same advantage.....
» 2/03/2017 12:33:51 PM Loudmouth: “I'm confident that many women would have already made just that calculation.”.....
» 2/03/2017 9:05:28 AM Toni Lavis: ‘victim blaming shite’ If you knew that there was an epidemic of violence or.....
» 2/03/2017 8:09:30 AM Killarney: “It’s about derailing commentary by the use of psychobabble. The accusee is le.....
» 1/03/2017 9:33:37 PM Toni Lavis: I don’t understand how you draw the implication that I support the status quo.....
» 1/03/2017 5:41:12 PM “But for so long as marriage exists, it is discriminatory to deny the privilege to same-se.....
» 1/03/2017 12:12:40 PM Toni Lavis: Why wouldn’t you include heterosexuals? It stands to reason then that the Mar.....
» 1/03/2017 7:30:19 AM "Equality. It has numerous benefits," Name one benefit of having a government m.....
» 28/02/2017 6:01:47 PM Phillips: I don’t need to present examples. I am not making an argument. I am just making.....
» 28/02/2017 4:08:23 PM Toni Lavis: “And we're back to gnomes.” Well if they are only gnomes then what are you a.....
» 28/02/2017 12:17:12 PM Killarney: “It takes the form of convincing people that their reality is a form of false .....
» 28/02/2017 11:19:08 AM Yuyutsu: “the law will treat them all equally as far as their relationships go and this w.....
» 27/02/2017 8:38:25 PM Philips: The trouble with you Phillips is that you never give up and you never admit defe.....
» 27/02/2017 6:58:57 PM Phillips: The trouble with you Phillips is that you never give up and you never admit def.....
» 27/02/2017 5:49:46 PM Phillips: I’m confused now. You think that the argument in favour of SSM is based on disc.....
» 27/02/2017 3:00:54 PM Toni Lavis: Don’t you just love it when SSM advocates feign injury to avoid answering a s.....
» 26/02/2017 10:46:25 PM Toni Lavis: “You point out that irrelevant arguments are unsound” So are the arguments i.....
» 26/02/2017 8:20:24 PM Phillips: It looks like you can’t step back. Why do you want to step back slowly? Either .....
» 26/02/2017 3:58:23 PM Phillips: “I might just leave .....” Of course you might because you are too cowardly to.....
» 26/02/2017 12:39:31 PM Killarney: “I acknowledged Emperor Julian provoked you” It is you who said he provoked m.....
» 25/02/2017 10:49:09 PM Toni Lavis: So because they have not spoken up they do not exist? Maybe they have not tho.....
» 25/02/2017 10:31:13 PM Phillips: You have said there are negative effects of polygamy although there are other c.....
» 25/02/2017 4:25:59 PM Phillips: “What I am pointing out are the reasons why it is not analogous to same-sex mar.....
» 25/02/2017 2:54:59 PM Phillips: You argue that polygamy has adverse effects on people but that is not the reaso.....
» 24/02/2017 4:50:51 PM Philips: “They’re denied the same privileges as straight people when it comes to marriage.....
» 24/02/2017 11:16:27 AM Phillips On what grounds are gay people being discriminated against? They are not the onl.....
» 24/02/2017 8:40:36 AM This should not even be an issue since there are no good reasons why the marriage act shou.....
» 24/02/2017 8:28:43 AM Killarney: You are beginning to sound rather bitter now. Anger might be reasonable but bi.....
» 23/02/2017 3:51:20 PM rache: Do they exhibit a sexuality or do they just indulge in the odd bit of homosexual b.....
» 22/02/2017 10:39:10 PM Killarney: I think EmperorJulian is quite capable of defending himself without your patro.....
» 22/02/2017 12:26:25 PM EmperorJulian: You have said this same thing so many times I am starting to wonder who yo.....
» 22/02/2017 10:27:29 AM There is no need to take into consideration what the churches think of SSM nor is there an.....
» 22/02/2017 10:07:21 AM Killarney: Let’s say then that the urgency for men to marry is as strong as it is for wom.....
» 21/02/2017 12:54:47 PM EmperorJulian: Sounds like I struck a nerve there!.....
» 20/02/2017 9:01:36 PM EmperorJulian: "DV happens because violent criminals commit it." They are not .....
» 20/02/2017 11:30:15 AM RObert: I think there have been historical reasons why women have been ‘encouraged’ to pu.....
» 20/02/2017 9:50:01 AM Loudmouth: I don’t see the contradiction. Media cannot persuade a rational person. Women .....
» 20/02/2017 8:10:04 AM Killarney: That is not the way the figures are presented. The one in three mantra makes n.....
» 19/02/2017 4:13:33 PM Foxy: “It was quite brave of you to try to present to readers a different perspective fro.....
» 19/02/2017 2:14:28 PM Loudmouth: I am talking more specifically about attitudes that women have before they ent.....
» 19/02/2017 8:45:31 AM Killarney: If you behave in such a way that greatly increases your chances of becoming a .....
» 19/02/2017 8:18:28 AM Najla: “Hi Phanto – welcome to the discussion.” I do not need to be welcomed by you. You.....
» 18/02/2017 2:42:37 PM “I'm a Christian, and you can have a discussion with me about religion without believing i.....
» 18/02/2017 10:38:58 AM Graham Y: There is no such thing as an honest conversation about religion. All we need to.....
» 17/02/2017 3:33:47 PM Yuyutsu: "Myself, perhaps, I am happy with my medicine" But that wasn't one of.....
» 17/02/2017 1:51:46 PM "We need to identify the triggers and how to stop acts of violence before they occur......
» 17/02/2017 8:07:20 AM Yuyutsu: People do not jump off cliffs because of the sheer delight and pleasure they der.....
» 16/02/2017 10:00:39 PM This woman asks us to try and understand Islam before we condemn it but like all religions.....
» 15/02/2017 11:40:45 AM Philips: Whatever I say or do pales into insignificance in comparison with your desperate.....
» 15/02/2017 10:14:32 AM Philips: If you are not doing anything wrong then there is no need to be so concerned abo.....
» 14/02/2017 9:12:50 PM Philips: It is quite simple you either need to find a way to stop the behaviour of mine w.....
» 14/02/2017 9:07:53 PM Paul1405: "Foxy, will you tell NNN, to tell BP, to tell AJP, to tell Yuyutsu, to tel.....
» 14/02/2017 8:19:03 PM Philips: If you can't find a way to put up then your only option is to shut up. How you p.....
» 14/02/2017 6:59:33 PM Philips: "so I thought I’d point that out " How does pointing it out change an.....
» 14/02/2017 12:21:01 PM Philips, As I have already explained to you the only logical response to my behaviour on .....
» 14/02/2017 10:39:20 AM NNN: It is true! You do not know what funny is......
» 14/02/2017 10:15:07 AM Foxy: And there is no need for you to tell me what to do when NNN is quite capable of doi.....
» 14/02/2017 9:08:43 AM NNN: "I will write as I wish to write " There is no need to tell me your plan.....
» 13/02/2017 4:07:42 PM Paul 1405: “NNN, I shutter in terror every time ...... good plumbing job and a fair dinku.....
» 12/02/2017 4:54:22 PM NNN: "Do not laugh , smile or lighten up" That's what all attention seekers sa.....
» 12/02/2017 3:22:11 PM Diver dan: What is the point of maintaining societal norms just for their own sake? If th.....
» 12/02/2017 2:08:37 PM NNN: “It's all serious rather than comedy, which seems a serious matter to you.” What is.....
» 12/02/2017 1:25:21 PM NNN: Yeah you had better because I can't tell the difference between your jokes and your .....
» 12/02/2017 12:28:28 PM Paul1405: I am sure NNN can stand up for himself and it is very patronising of you to ans.....
» 12/02/2017 11:32:24 AM leoj: Perhaps hiding your face in court should be challenged because it has ramifications.....
» 12/02/2017 10:49:34 AM leoj: Not all laws are reasonable. There are some very unjust laws. We should never obey .....
» 12/02/2017 10:11:26 AM nicknamenick: You should do stand-up comedy. You would get instant feed back about how in.....
» 12/02/2017 9:08:12 AM diver dan: I think that is a very sexist attitude. Women enjoy sex as much as men whether.....
» 12/02/2017 8:42:27 AM Toni Lavis is right - the arrogance of the legal profession is disgusting. No one should .....
» 12/02/2017 8:20:59 AM diver dan: ‘Baby humans’ are the responsibility of their parents or the state when there .....
» 11/02/2017 3:29:58 PM diver dan: If they were silly conclusions you would not feel the need to defend yourself......
» 11/02/2017 8:18:39 AM Poor Diver Dan who has to be in someone else's bosom to feel secure......
» 10/02/2017 2:02:04 PM “Most of us find a significant other, and mate: we are hard-wired to do so.” There are ma.....
» 7/02/2017 8:30:36 AM Those who want to promote this program, including the Premier, are telling us a lot more a.....
» 4/02/2017 5:48:59 PM AC: If there was no malice in your comment then there is no point in explaining yourself .....
» 3/02/2017 5:50:34 PM OK.....
» 2/02/2017 7:57:25 PM AC: "Might even be tempted to encourage them for my personal amusement" Who is.....
» 2/02/2017 7:41:06 PM JKJ: I don't have a definitive answer for those questions but one thing I do know for cer.....
» 1/02/2017 10:34:23 PM Toni Lavis: "It's the 21st century, phanto. Everybody is watching everybody else. A .....
» 1/02/2017 9:42:24 PM nicknamenick: No, on behalf of those who want to further grow up. Of course this would no.....
» 1/02/2017 6:09:32 PM JKJ: "Phanto “You did not answer my question.” You did not answer mine that were be.....
» 1/02/2017 12:26:17 PM Either way you are not able to stop me so you still have to put up or shut up. People are .....
» 1/02/2017 12:02:42 PM AJ Phillips: If I am dictating and dictating is so terribly against the forum rules then .....
» 1/02/2017 9:58:27 AM Paul1405: “True phanto, but if you did you would make a whole lot of new rules.” Why don.....
» 31/01/2017 5:06:01 PM Paul1405: “I sometimes find the comments on the forum, ... somewhat staid, predictable an.....
» 31/01/2017 12:29:05 PM Sport is about competition. It is the contest that attracts people to watch. Without a con.....
» 31/01/2017 9:15:37 AM The issue here is not what kills us but what terrorises us. If we go into the city we do n.....
» 30/01/2017 7:47:58 PM AJ Phillips: "<<You still have not given a good reason why you said what you d.....
» 30/01/2017 6:51:58 PM AJ Phillips: But you already made your point and then you felt the need to make it again .....
» 30/01/2017 5:58:56 PM AJ Phillips: Why would you need to add 'shock value? If the point you were trying to make.....
» 30/01/2017 4:52:12 PM “phanto, Who is "we",” We are all those you impress with your cleverness. I don.....
» 30/01/2017 4:20:30 PM AJ Phillips: You wrote - "I, for one, will be grabbing the first pussy that takes m.....
» 29/01/2017 3:41:12 PM Shadow Minister: That is why the Women's Marches were so pointless. Most of the rage was .....
» 29/01/2017 12:05:20 PM AJ Phillips: “I would encourage your victim(s) to come out too, if I knew who he/she was......
» 29/01/2017 10:40:11 AM nicknamenick: So what's your excuse then?.....
» 29/01/2017 7:54:19 AM Paul1405: We get that you are clever but why not channel that cleverness into something p.....
» 29/01/2017 7:32:48 AM AJ Phillips: OK so I accept I have a guilty conscience. What now? You say I am 'transfer.....
» 28/01/2017 10:36:47 PM AJ Phillips: Yeah that is all OK by me. I don't need to deny anything since all my behavi.....
» 28/01/2017 2:41:55 PM AJ Phillips: The more defensive you get the more guilty you look......
» 28/01/2017 7:38:42 AM JKJ: “If the purpose of abortion is not to kill a human being, what's the point?” You di.....
» 27/01/2017 10:18:31 PM Killarney: "I'm done with this thread. Nothing more to add" No need to tell us.....
» 27/01/2017 9:33:02 PM JKJ: "If not, on what principle do you decide which human beings it's okay to kill, .....
» 27/01/2017 9:26:24 PM AJ Phillips: "Given that I clearly wasn't serious" Why do you need to tell us .....
» 27/01/2017 9:15:34 PM Cossomby: Yeah, Hitler was such a sensitive guy I am sure he would have taken up water co.....
» 27/01/2017 6:12:30 PM Cossomby: I directed my post to BAYGON who spoke of hostility towards Trump. My comments .....
» 27/01/2017 4:33:56 PM BAYGON: "the hostility that Trump is generating is unprecedented" Maybe the ho.....
» 27/01/2017 9:58:28 AM Killarney: “The election of Trump was only the catalyst not the cause of the march. Its m.....
» 26/01/2017 6:34:09 PM Bugger!.....
» 26/01/2017 4:06:46 PM JKJ: Can't I be in favour of funding for abortion but against abortion? I am not in favou.....
» 26/01/2017 2:14:15 PM AC: No one chooses to have an unwanted pregnancy anymore than they choose to be hit by a c.....
» 26/01/2017 8:12:36 AM Killarney: “What was the point of having the march, before knowing whether the regime wou.....
» 25/01/2017 9:10:17 PM And the media will be so obsessed with Trump for what could be the next eight years that a.....
» 25/01/2017 9:51:35 AM Loudmouth: "Women in the US can organise and march okay: all they have to do next el.....
» 25/01/2017 8:39:07 AM Killarney: "The idea that women can organise politically and can fully articulate th.....
» 22/01/2017 7:54:03 PM RObert: And if some let you do it just because you are famous and have lots of money what.....
» 22/01/2017 11:26:10 AM A J Phillips: "I, for one, will be grabbing the first pussy that takes my fancy the .....
» 21/01/2017 3:45:04 PM Killarney: Foxy’s point was that you should not bully someone who has a disability. Your p.....
» 21/01/2017 8:24:08 AM Shadow Minister: I am talking about bullying. Everyone is capable of ignoring him if he i.....
» 20/01/2017 4:37:44 PM Killarney: As Foxy deduced the best way to deal with bullies is to remain silent and igno.....
» 19/01/2017 9:55:32 PM Foxy: You do not have to dialogue with me. There is no need to tell me that - just do it......
» 19/01/2017 8:22:05 PM Foxy: "However Kovaleski has found the best way to respond to Trump is silence.".....
» 19/01/2017 6:45:31 PM Foxy: I heard you the first time. I am not here to tender to your desires. If you make a .....
» 19/01/2017 3:42:23 PM Foxy: "his disability should be immune from being mocked." That is a very patr.....
» 18/01/2017 12:36:04 PM Foxy: I don’t agree with you so the only possible conclusion is that I am “arguing on an .....
» 18/01/2017 11:44:17 AM Foxy: How do you know I did not read the article? Just because I do not agree with you? P.....
» 18/01/2017 11:06:53 AM Foxy: Mery Streep's speech was about Meryl Streep. "I know you all love me because .....
» 18/01/2017 8:10:05 AM Sells: “I think it is a sign of the times that we fail to judge character, or even think .....
» 17/01/2017 7:10:02 PM rache: “If politicians are free to deliberately lie and obfuscate on the campaign trail, .....
» 17/01/2017 9:52:21 AM Sells: We heard all these arguments before the election. For nearly a year we heard them .....
» 16/01/2017 8:37:44 PM Sells: “will have to pull our weight and show him for what he is, a buffoon.” He is now .....
» 16/01/2017 5:06:21 PM Foxy: You are judging. You have judged that what Streep did was a good thing to do. We al.....
» 16/01/2017 3:38:10 PM Foxy: There were hundreds of Americans in the theatre that night. Streep was one of them......
» 16/01/2017 12:39:12 PM If Streep had any integrity she would not have promoted her political opinions on that sta.....
» 14/01/2017 9:40:12 PM Bren: You did not have to read anything more than the first sentence to know that the res.....
» 14/01/2017 8:05:29 AM “The public always loves a salacious scandal, in part because such titillation provides a .....
» 11/01/2017 10:28:03 AM What are the Ten Commandments if not another form of 'correctness' designed to keep societ.....
» 10/01/2017 5:31:49 PM Alan B.: So without 18C we are heading straight into another Holocaust? That's a bit dram.....
» 10/01/2017 10:45:18 AM nicknamenick: It is never reasonable for it to cause offence. It can only cause offence i.....
» 20/12/2016 4:46:12 PM "It may seem contradictory given I support same-sex marriage but I don't actually bel.....
» 20/12/2016 10:00:40 AM They are not reasons for not responding to my arguments. They sound more like excuses......
» 20/12/2016 9:44:28 AM Aren't you a part of society?.....
» 20/12/2016 9:39:04 AM Denny: The argument being put forth by the author is that the entity in the womb is a chi.....
» 20/12/2016 8:41:56 AM “The mere suggestion that we have a criminal offence with terms in it like "child des.....
» 19/12/2016 4:01:08 PM minotaur: “It allows ...” Such allocation should be based on closeness of relationship......
» 18/12/2016 11:39:56 PM "Living in hopes that an actual,relevant, factual, reasoned discussion might eventuat.....
» 18/12/2016 7:12:35 PM Well if there is no discussion why is it bothering you so much that you feel the need to m.....
» 18/12/2016 3:25:33 PM Minotaur: So which rights, protections and privileges are people missing out on by being .....
» 18/12/2016 10:27:03 AM When you are trying to teach maths that should be your sole intention. Introducing issues .....
» 18/12/2016 9:18:34 AM Minotaur: You said that the Marriage Act should be changed to give “same-sex couples the .....
» 17/12/2016 4:41:00 PM “As it stands same-couples can be given recognition under various state Acts that cover 'u.....
» 17/12/2016 3:46:38 PM Minotaur : “I'd still like to know what great societal change would occur once same-sex m.....
» 16/12/2016 2:17:12 PM Toni Lavis: “I just thought it was interesting to observe the types of sex they're more c.....
» 16/12/2016 8:12:43 AM Toni Lavis: Perhaps they are not as amazingly liberated as you are when it comes to talki.....
» 14/12/2016 8:50:42 AM Why does it matter whether or not homosexuality is a perversion? This issue is about same-.....
» 12/12/2016 7:45:36 AM Minotaur: Why does the sexual behaviour of same-sex couples seem relevant to you? Why are.....
» 10/12/2016 4:51:37 PM ToniLavis: “Sorry, I missed this on my first skim of your post. In the first sentence you.....
» 9/12/2016 8:11:41 PM ToniLavis: I don’t think he meant funny in the sense of it being laughable. It was a put-d.....
» 9/12/2016 6:02:51 PM EmperorJulian: Why would you need to since it is totally irrelevant to the discussion? Wh.....
» 9/12/2016 4:20:23 PM No you did not 'put up' - you were just trying to allay your boredom. If you were sincere .....
» 9/12/2016 3:25:43 PM Minotaur: They might lack substance and intellect but they are not as gutless as you are......
» 7/12/2016 6:32:32 PM DiverDan: "So explain what point you are trying to make." Given you initial re.....
» 7/12/2016 5:55:51 PM minotaur: “As you did raise the issue I'll play along as I'm bored.” Well I am not here .....
» 7/12/2016 1:42:29 PM DiverDan: Well aren't you the man then! So you just have sex with her there and then on t.....
» 7/12/2016 12:05:53 PM minotaur: So if I did not comprehend then why have you bothered to tell me that I did not.....
» 7/12/2016 11:40:04 AM minotaur: Well perhaps you can help me? Any fool can just blame the lack of comprehension.....
» 7/12/2016 11:36:36 AM The presumption of those who ‘identify’ by their sexual orientation is that human beings a.....
» 7/12/2016 10:56:03 AM minotaur: “As it stands it is not illegal for same sex couples to get married and same-se.....
» 4/12/2016 7:17:18 AM EmperorJulian: That is not an argument it is just a statement of fact that a billion peop.....
» 3/12/2016 10:16:43 PM EmperorJulian: You are in favour of same-sex marriage and yet you cannot come up with one.....
» 2/12/2016 3:27:24 PM Maricus: “Same-sex marriage is illogical because:” It is illogical for the same reasons .....
» 1/12/2016 11:13:08 AM EmperorJulian: Why do they need to be legally married? I begrudge government involvement.....
» 30/11/2016 7:46:36 PM EmperorJulian: "Try being a person of the world and asking them, starting with marri.....
» 29/11/2016 2:55:55 PM EmperorJulian: “Getting married is telling the world - people you know or will get to kno.....
» 29/11/2016 8:16:13 AM EmperorJulian: “As a mainstream male I chose to marry an accepting mainstream female and .....
» 25/11/2016 8:17:48 AM Toni Lavis: It really does not matter whether ACL represent Christians or not. The only t.....
» 25/11/2016 7:55:02 AM This is not an issue that should be of concern to most Australians. It is only relevant to.....
» 25/11/2016 7:26:51 AM Killarney: We have acknowledged that rape happens in marriage and it is treated as rape in.....
» 20/11/2016 7:49:07 AM Killarney: What you are arguing for is that punishment for domestic violence should be th.....
» 18/11/2016 9:12:50 AM Penalties against those who attack police should be more severe in order to deter people f.....
» 28/10/2016 11:31:48 AM Cobber: The law is not wrong but there is something very wrong with people who would purs.....
» 28/10/2016 10:40:22 AM This is not about discrimination. Anti-discrimination laws were never meant to protect rig.....
» 25/10/2016 10:12:30 AM "I actually think that feminism deserves to be represented more effectively. The rubb.....
» 25/10/2016 8:23:08 AM Craig Minns: Why do you have such a need to give advice? If another poster does not have .....
» 23/10/2016 8:57:40 AM Tony Lavis: I am not advising him. I am making an argument as to why his giving advice is.....
» 22/10/2016 5:32:51 PM Why on earth would you unless you were arrogant? No one asked for your advice nor is this .....
» 22/10/2016 4:40:52 PM Craig Minns: “In this case it simply means that I've observed a pattern of behaviour that.....
» 22/10/2016 7:50:16 AM Craig Minns: Giving advice presumes that you know better. When you are advising kids it i.....
» 21/10/2016 11:03:54 AM Waverley: The point is that women are entitled to an opinion. You do not have to agree wi.....
» 21/10/2016 10:33:30 AM “In our media, discussion about men is monitored by, and largely written by, women.” This.....
» 19/09/2016 11:01:05 PM Loudmouth: I think you are right to focus on the issue of bigotry. Labeling someone a big.....
» 13/09/2016 11:30:18 AM Thomas: You have gone to a lot of trouble just to say this issue does not matter. Haven't.....
» 7/09/2016 9:18:44 AM It is an indictment on the minority sexualities community that they are so self-centered. .....
» 7/09/2016 8:52:55 AM There should be no need to change any legislation on this issue. The fact that anyone who .....
» 6/09/2016 2:06:49 PM rob1966: If people commit suicide then surely that is their right to do so. Who are you t.....
» 5/09/2016 7:47:26 PM It sounds rather pathetic when appeals are made on behalf of young people who have a minor.....
» 1/09/2016 6:57:07 PM Alan B.: "Phanto: I didn't invent the surprisingly successful Irish model, just avoc.....
» 1/09/2016 2:26:57 PM Alan B.: They are free to marry just not have a marriage licence from the government - th.....
» 1/09/2016 10:11:46 AM It seems that you want two things. You want same-sex marriage and you want to get it witho.....
» 1/09/2016 9:27:01 AM Paul1405: Shorten has said on several occasions that people are homophobic and bigoted be.....
» 31/08/2016 4:28:11 PM " Even if I were as “keen” as you had attempted to portray me as in your last post to.....
» 31/08/2016 1:51:29 PM A J Philips: "Well that's a really bizarre set of questions you have there for me.&q.....
» 31/08/2016 12:24:18 PM Loudmouth: I agree with all that you say but my point was that if the discussion is to be.....
» 31/08/2016 10:43:56 AM A J Philips: "Anyone who is against same-sex marriage, is vocal about it, and contin.....
» 30/08/2016 4:42:15 PM A J Philips: You say that a person who disagrees with same-sex marriage even after havin.....
» 30/08/2016 2:04:31 PM A J Philips: "Anyone who is against same-sex marriage, is vocal about it, and contin.....
» 30/08/2016 11:56:33 AM A J Philips: "Anyone who is against same-sex marriage, is vocal about it, and contin.....
» 29/08/2016 11:43:22 PM A J Philips: "Thanks for that change of tone in your second post to me. Hopefully we.....
» 29/08/2016 10:14:36 PM "Is Mise, If you have to ask that question, then you haven't been paying attention.&.....
» 29/08/2016 7:06:33 PM Toni Lavis: "Does it occur in nature? Yes. So it's natural. Getting the hang of it .....
» 29/08/2016 6:42:18 PM A J Philips: "Yes, Im sure what I say feels very aggressive to you." No it do.....
» 29/08/2016 5:03:52 PM A J Philips: "I am not the topic of this thread" No you are not but that does .....
» 27/08/2016 5:55:44 PM "How about you try addressing my arguments for once?" Your aggressive behaviour.....
» 27/08/2016 4:57:03 PM DreamOn: "You can imagine then with how it is with some members of the public? In so.....
» 27/08/2016 4:26:33 PM cont. It is not what you say that matters because most of what you do say is irrelevant t.....
» 27/08/2016 4:25:37 PM A J Philips: Your reply to Is Mise shows how truly obsessed you are. The fact that you ha.....
» 25/08/2016 1:55:42 PM DreamOn: Knowledge is not wisdom. What we need in the same-sex marriage debate is wisdom......
» 24/08/2016 11:49:12 AM "Should two people who love each other, regardless of their sexual orientation, be pe.....
» 24/08/2016 9:44:49 AM "The program includes a 'role-playing game' for 12 year olds which includes students .....
» 22/08/2016 8:22:43 PM cornonacob: "So I guess no can supply a link to a non religious body who has signifi.....
» 22/08/2016 4:29:00 PM Alan B "I believe the source of most of this confected outrage comes from folk whose.....
» 22/08/2016 4:07:16 PM Cobber: Your religious bigotry is showing. Everyone who has a disagreement with the safe .....
» 19/08/2016 5:04:22 PM Pogi: "Once again you attract the derision and ridicule of those who think before po.....
» 19/08/2016 4:40:43 PM Pogi: OK I have made an assertion and provided no evidence. Why should it bother you? Peo.....
» 19/08/2016 4:20:35 PM A J Philips: I never mention anxiety at all. I am talking about guilt. I accused you of n.....
» 18/08/2016 6:14:12 PM A J Philips: I accused you of nagging. The normal response would be to examine your consc.....
» 17/08/2016 8:10:25 PM A J Philips: "The stupid questions and amateur psychology are boring. Get another ac.....
» 17/08/2016 6:01:13 PM Toni Lavis: Why not stop playing the hapless victim and just deal with the fact that I de.....
» 17/08/2016 4:40:16 PM Toni Lavis: I agree with you that people who live in glass houses ..etc. What is your poi.....
» 17/08/2016 4:18:07 PM Pogi: I didn't bother reading your post but the mere fact that you felt the need to respo.....
» 16/08/2016 7:36:23 PM Toni Lavis: "I didn't bother to invent a new word, because I had a fairly strong hun.....
» 16/08/2016 5:38:45 PM A J Philips: Stating the word equality is not an argument. It is just a word. Just statin.....
» 16/08/2016 2:09:13 PM Yuyutsu: What is wrong with the process of argument? It is how human beings strive to com.....
» 16/08/2016 10:41:43 AM Pogi: Why do you need to tell me what you or anyone else thinks about me? Why would I ca.....
» 15/08/2016 6:53:24 PM DreamOn: If you were not patronising me then there is no need to try and explain yourself.....
» 14/08/2016 8:18:46 PM DreamOn: Why do you also feel the need to be patronising? You might try many different t.....
» 13/08/2016 9:07:05 PM "Forced prostitution, economic coercion .." They are still choices to have sex .....
» 13/08/2016 8:12:29 PM DreamOn: "Further, sex is not always a choice " When is it not a choice? Even .....
» 13/08/2016 6:05:45 PM DreamOn: "So, it would not surprise me at all to learn at a future point from legiti.....
» 13/08/2016 6:02:29 PM Toni Lavis: "What are the essential differences between male and female oral cavitie.....
» 12/08/2016 2:44:07 PM Yuyutsu: "Your implicit assumption here is that pleasure is good and the greater the.....
» 12/08/2016 9:14:37 AM Yuyutsu: “I think that you are confusing "best" in the sense of highest-pleasur.....
» 11/08/2016 8:49:20 PM Toni Lavis: “Why would you think heterosexual intercourse is necessarily the best possibl.....
» 11/08/2016 8:34:54 AM Toni Lavis: "I'm heterosexual and I do that all the time. It's healthy and normal.&q.....
» 10/08/2016 5:44:11 PM A J Philips: "What is the evidence for any of your claims? " I don't have any......
» 10/08/2016 2:56:56 PM You can't be born a homosexual since there is no such thing. There are just heterosexuals .....
» 3/08/2016 8:22:16 PM Is Mise: They're not. They just want to hold the child within......
» 3/08/2016 5:44:50 PM A J Philips: I didn't say rape was about power. I said power over children is one of the .....
» 3/08/2016 4:25:22 PM A J Philips: "Protestant ministers and priests aren’t required to remain celibate, b.....
» 2/08/2016 6:41:19 PM Louisa: If you cannot prove what you need to prove by the census then the question should.....
» 2/08/2016 12:29:50 PM Louisa: How do you prove genuine affiliation? The person who ticks Catholic might be a car.....
» 2/08/2016 11:15:12 AM What does or does not constitute religion is totally irrelevant when it comes to the censu.....
» 28/07/2016 9:37:16 AM Tolerence is not much of a goal when it comes to human relationships. The goal should be l.....
» 27/07/2016 10:42:40 AM "You have no choice but to accept them for your own survival." Maybe there are .....
» 26/07/2016 10:40:01 AM SteeleRedux: "Of course you can 'savage someone with words'. It is a perfectly legit.....
» 25/07/2016 9:15:20 PM "It's obvious who they are - there are probably less than ten who really lower the to.....
» 25/07/2016 7:02:15 PM Aka: "OLO gets a clique of posters who dominate and attempt to intimidate." As.....
» 21/07/2016 5:58:56 PM Loudmouth: "Because it would be a horrific pathway between now and the oblivion that.....
» 21/07/2016 4:02:55 PM Loudmouth: Why is a drop in birthrates a problem that needs to be solved? If we have the .....
» 21/07/2016 10:54:00 AM "the announcement reveals teachers at the school have found the practice to be 'a gre.....
» 21/07/2016 10:39:22 AM This whole discussion is rather pointless unless you agree that the government has a need .....
» 19/07/2016 8:47:09 AM Who cares what your religion is and the government shouldn't care enough to put it in the .....
» 18/07/2016 11:29:45 PM It is just another form of mob aggression where women band together to attack a man for no.....
» 9/07/2016 4:42:17 PM A J Philips: “Oh, you’d love it if I left, wouldn’t you?” It does not really matter one .....
» 8/07/2016 10:44:04 PM “The answer to that would differ from couple to couple.” Can you give me an example then?.....
» 8/07/2016 9:30:07 PM A j Philips: So you think equality as a principle is a good idea but that hardly means th.....
» 8/07/2016 5:24:09 PM A J Philips: “Well .... tatters. “ You are not just talking about equality as some abstr.....
» 8/07/2016 5:01:39 PM Toni Lavis: Equality is just a concept. There is no such thing as an equality. There are .....
» 8/07/2016 3:27:32 PM Toni Lavis: “All that's going to change is that everyone will have an equal right to marry.....
» 5/07/2016 1:33:52 PM Everyone is entitled to free speech but you are not entitled to a response from what you s.....
» 3/07/2016 10:14:29 AM rehctub: “Phanto, regardless of what type of relationship you are in, you are not married.....
» 3/07/2016 9:59:40 AM A J Philips: I thought you had said goodbye to me – you must have been lying. You keep c.....
» 2/07/2016 11:45:17 PM cont. Those in favour of government sanctioned same-sex marriage claim that their opponen.....
» 2/07/2016 11:42:47 PM A J Philips: “Correct, and they do, for their part, for so long as they remain in it. Ple.....
» 2/07/2016 3:52:36 PM A J Philips: OK let us focus on the here and now. You are here in this thread arguing in .....
» 2/07/2016 9:32:32 AM A J Philips: You obviously do agree that the government should be in the marriage busines.....
» 1/07/2016 4:53:34 PM A J Philips: “I believe that bigotry must be fought at all opportunities” So do most peo.....
» 1/07/2016 2:26:17 PM A J Philips: “Until someone can provide a valid argument against change, then yes, that’s.....
» 1/07/2016 12:56:18 PM A J Philips : You seem to be saying that any argument against change is just a socially .....
» 1/07/2016 9:23:58 AM Yuyutsu: “The plebiscite over this question need not be expensive if at the same time we .....
» 30/06/2016 10:25:33 PM A J Philips: “The question of what the government is doing .... in the marriage business......
» 30/06/2016 6:41:23 PM A J Philips: It is not a ‘red herring’ to argue that the government should not be in the.....
» 30/06/2016 12:53:14 PM Banjo: Even if the legislation is not changed you cannot stop same-sex couples from calli.....
» 30/06/2016 9:07:41 AM It is not a very important issue at all and the fact that so much of taxpayers’ money is w.....
» 26/06/2016 10:41:51 PM She's not required to anything but if she can do something and chooses not to then it is o.....
» 26/06/2016 9:44:40 PM Poirot: What's your suggestion?.....
» 26/06/2016 7:23:56 PM She does not have to 'sledge' back at them. The pen is mightier than the sword and if she .....
» 26/06/2016 6:33:06 PM Every time we have this kind of outrage it really only serves to show how far women have t.....
» 25/06/2016 11:27:49 AM “because in this case it is very much about women.” It is not very much about women it is.....
» 24/06/2016 6:02:06 PM Suseonline: “Foxy, I agree that most people reacted unfavorably to Ed's comments because .....
» 24/06/2016 3:37:29 PM SM: I agree with you that the tension and stress of two opposing values could well have b.....
» 24/06/2016 3:25:09 PM Foxy: Do you think that Maguire actuallly intended to drown Wilson? That is what matters .....
» 24/06/2016 1:36:24 PM Foxy: So what is your point? How does all that apply to the discussion we are having righ.....
» 24/06/2016 11:54:11 AM "We have a voice. That voice is listened to by many people, and people absorb what we.....
» 24/06/2016 9:21:13 AM cont. A woman comes rushing into the police station and proclaims “my husband said he wan.....
» 24/06/2016 9:20:12 AM Suseonline: “And the act of drowning someone, and the offering of money to see that happe.....
» 23/06/2016 6:11:32 PM “pointing to the organisation's own issues with sexism in an internal memo.” How can Magu.....
» 23/06/2016 1:08:30 PM cont. “Righto - I'm sure you can provide an example of professional women in the media us.....
» 23/06/2016 1:06:41 PM Poirot: “That absolves childish men using their positions in the media to undertake bloke.....
» 23/06/2016 10:11:31 AM Poirot: Why do you feel the need to tell us that? A man verbally abused a woman. This is .....
» 22/06/2016 11:34:28 PM “Because he did speak about drowning a woman (and allowing others to join in). “ He spoke.....
» 22/06/2016 7:53:33 PM Foxy: Why should he donate money to the cause of violence towards women more than any oth.....
» 22/06/2016 10:03:28 AM Toni Lavis: “The fact that you think it is tells me exactly what kind of unpleasant littl.....
» 22/06/2016 8:50:36 AM rache: "Maguire's comment seems different to me and not worth all the fuss." T.....
» 21/06/2016 7:28:32 PM cont. If you don’t take such action we can only presume that it is not a big issue for yo.....
» 21/06/2016 7:26:26 PM Cossomby: You are being deliberately evasive. My point simply put is that you have as muc.....
» 21/06/2016 6:11:20 PM Cossomby: Well if it is just repetitive and boring then it is not a big problem really is.....
» 21/06/2016 5:07:03 PM Aidan: I wasn’t blaming Maguire for the comments made by the others. They have to take fu.....
» 21/06/2016 1:40:29 PM Maguire is a bully but it was the men around him that were the real victims. Not content .....
» 18/06/2016 2:38:56 PM Poirot: That does not really tell me why you need to focus on the issues of men and mascu.....
» 18/06/2016 2:05:53 PM Poirot: "There have been 998 mass shootings in the US since Sandy Hook. 3 of them i.....
» 17/06/2016 11:22:43 AM Armchair Critic: There is hardly any discrimination against gays in Australia. Even if th.....
» 16/06/2016 10:47:46 AM Suseonline: "SM, you must surely be joking if you think the US is not an anti-gay co.....
» 15/06/2016 3:50:18 PM Suseonline: “Gee Phanto, did we hit a nerve there with you?” What nerve was that? I aske.....
» 15/06/2016 2:53:13 PM Poirot: “As in, why do they feel the need to bolster themselves in such a way.” Women do.....
» 15/06/2016 2:35:58 PM rache: Did he carry out this attack because he was a gay-hater or because he was Muslim? .....
» 15/06/2016 12:20:48 PM Poirot: Suseonline referred to their 'equipment'. More specifically you referred to 'fear.....
» 15/06/2016 11:12:21 AM Poirot: So the best way to tackle the problem is to ridicule them by inferring they have .....
» 15/06/2016 10:12:33 AM Suseonline: You cannot be bitter about guns only about people. You are bitter because you.....
» 15/06/2016 9:08:44 AM "Personally, I think that some men must need BIG important scary manly type guns in o.....
» 13/06/2016 12:51:58 PM Couldn't we play the same card? We find name calling offensive. When you call me Islamopho.....
» 13/06/2016 10:43:02 AM Alan B. "all I could find to do justice to this comic clown's job application was Wi.....
» 13/06/2016 9:30:43 AM Alan B.: And what about his arguments or do you just get your sexual satisfaction from 't.....
» 6/06/2016 4:53:52 PM “An integral part of this "education" was of course the erroneous belief in the .....
» 3/06/2016 5:52:49 PM Poirot: “That would be all well and good, if bouncing bullies after the act stopped bully.....
» 3/06/2016 3:25:19 PM Poirot: “Understanding is the first point of departure in treating fellow humans with res.....
» 3/06/2016 1:47:33 PM Poirot: "phanto, Unfortunately I have to nip off to the local library for a bit, an.....
» 3/06/2016 11:47:12 AM Poirot: “My point is that you can do and think and identify how you want - Safe Schools i.....
» 3/06/2016 10:55:52 AM Poirot: So is gender identity really just a question of the things you do? If you do more.....
» 2/06/2016 5:07:00 PM http://www.dailylife.com.au/news-and-views/dl-opinion/why-attacks-on-safe-schools-founder-.....
» 31/05/2016 3:10:06 PM Why does a program whose stated aim is to minimise bullying at school need to talk about m.....
» 31/05/2016 11:11:27 AM McReal: What is hate speech exactly?.....
» 22/05/2016 11:57:53 AM Loudmouth: The author herself alluded to the removal of the headscarf. That is not really.....
» 20/05/2016 9:39:49 AM We not only have freedom of speech in our society but also the freedom to try and change t.....
» 19/05/2016 10:46:24 PM Rache: “I suppose it comes down to whatever your personal motivation is, what prejudices .....
» 19/05/2016 10:44:12 AM “The forcible removal of headscarves by strangers in public places, which Muslim women reg.....
» 15/05/2016 9:15:08 AM Onthebeach: I don’t think it matters too much who are the biggest consumers of pornograph.....
» 13/05/2016 7:07:51 PM A J Philips: So a person writes an article in which he presents an argument why the schoo.....
» 13/05/2016 12:05:58 PM “I also explained why exposing the hypocrite is relevant to any discussion on any topic.” .....
» 13/05/2016 10:17:57 AM A J Philips: “It was only a passing comment. But now that you want talk about it… It’s b.....
» 12/05/2016 2:11:47 PM “More amateur psychology. That’s all you’ve got, isn’t it?” Well it is all I have got for.....
» 12/05/2016 12:44:47 PM A J Philips: “Because it’s ironic.” Well I think we are all capable of working that out......
» 12/05/2016 10:28:48 AM “Phanto, as long as we also don't subject our kids in primary schools to other people's ag.....
» 12/05/2016 9:58:17 AM A J Philips: “Hey, not that there’s anything wrong with that. There does appear, however,.....
» 11/05/2016 8:47:42 AM Suseonline: “I totally agree Phanto. It should be the parents who discuss these issues wi.....
» 10/05/2016 9:37:37 AM Why is it that these things need to be taught in schools? Kids go to school to be educated.....
» 5/05/2016 11:17:59 AM Education is not an end in itself and is supposed to prepare students for life in the real.....
» 4/05/2016 10:01:32 AM “In effect, you are asking me to limit my posting to the superficial and mundane, includin.....
» 3/05/2016 9:43:45 AM Yuyutsu: What is ontological anxiety? Why should the prospect of non-existence cause any .....
» 2/05/2016 8:26:45 PM Yuyutsu: Why do you see life and mortality as problems to be solved? What is wrong with t.....
» 2/05/2016 6:53:00 PM Such an article tells us nothing except that the author has obviously wasted a great deal .....
» 29/04/2016 10:35:12 AM There are good practical reasons for men only toilets but not for women only toilets. Men .....
» 16/04/2016 3:56:26 PM Nope JOM, you don’t have to rape to achieve sexual satisfaction. You do not even have to h.....
» 15/04/2016 1:35:39 PM "The issue of what motivates the perpetrator is not in my opinion relevant. They may .....
» 31/03/2016 5:49:03 PM Doug Pollard: “Here's some facts to help you http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/development.....
» 31/03/2016 3:23:12 PM Doug Pollard: “What should children be taught about homosexuality? That it is part of the.....
» 31/03/2016 7:57:43 AM Suseonline: “Let gay couples marry for goodness sake, as it is all becoming too boring no.....
» 30/03/2016 1:10:10 PM JKJ: A very good argument! The real agenda is not marriage equality but sexuality equali.....
» 30/03/2016 10:00:35 AM You could say 'no' to that question but still be in favour of same-sex marriage. Marriage.....
» 30/03/2016 8:46:25 AM Anyone who does turn up to vote in this plebiscite should be ashamed of themselves for par.....
» 26/03/2016 8:39:11 AM Foxy: "(be polite please)" Yessum......
» 24/03/2016 1:42:42 PM You can’t be fearful of homosexuals but you can be fearful or repulsed by homosexual behav.....
» 24/03/2016 8:59:29 AM Labelling anyone as homophobic shows how out of touch with human nature the labeller reall.....
» 23/03/2016 9:52:04 AM AyameTan: Those rights are distributed on the basis of you being a couple - not a married.....
» 23/03/2016 9:35:47 AM AyameTan: "Besides, marriage is a civil institution as much as it is a religious one.....
» 22/03/2016 10:39:48 AM When are these people going to stop playing the suicide card and the self harm card? It s.....
» 9/03/2016 10:33:16 AM Paul1405: “What has been exposed in Australia is the tip of the iceberg, many instances o.....
» 8/03/2016 3:11:01 PM Flo: That is a heartfelt testimony. Where do you go when dad is abusing you – to your mum.....
» 8/03/2016 10:06:41 AM Joe: “But if a carer is celibate, cannot get married, then it would be logical for a high.....
» 8/03/2016 8:58:51 AM Suseonline: “while pretending to be moral crusaders” What difference does it make whethe.....
» 7/03/2016 11:14:37 PM Do you think he is a moral leader? You are the one doing the blaming? If other people thin.....
» 7/03/2016 9:53:47 PM "When you have a church organisation that mandates celibacy, like the Catholic Church.....
» 7/03/2016 8:03:55 PM Agronomist: “When you set yourself up as a moral leader you act when you see something th.....
» 7/03/2016 7:10:40 PM Runner: “It is not unusual for women who were molested as children to have a an either gr.....
» 7/03/2016 5:19:53 PM “Complaints to our parents were pointless. Most of us escaped just with sore hands. But wh.....
» 7/03/2016 4:29:00 PM Rhrosty: What has ceibacy or marriage got to do with anything? You think pedophilia is ab.....
» 7/03/2016 4:23:37 PM “failing in its duty of care” Who gives out these duties? Is there some authority that sa.....
» 6/03/2016 12:11:29 PM “no government would ever want a repeat, through their incompetence, of the ghastly misuse.....
» 6/03/2016 9:01:13 AM Poirot: “I rest my case” Well just rest it then. There is no need to tell anyone unless .....
» 5/03/2016 11:17:56 PM Poirot: “My contention is that your motivation was homophobia” Well why would I be inter.....
» 5/03/2016 10:48:33 PM SAINTS: Good lesson on the Safe Schools program. My question is why is there a need for .....
» 5/03/2016 10:19:07 PM Poirot: “Are you intending to demonise these people for "going to the media" as.....
» 5/03/2016 9:01:06 PM "Are you intending to demonise these people for "going to the media" as you.....
» 5/03/2016 3:50:46 PM Paul1405: “Just a minor point, how are you so sure the kid went to the media, and not the.....
» 5/03/2016 8:20:34 AM cont. Even though it adds nothing to his case he tells us he was bullied because he is ho.....
» 5/03/2016 8:18:25 AM Paul1405: I think you may be getting your threads mixed up. In this thread I have tried t.....
» 4/03/2016 7:49:19 PM Poirot: Well you walked right into that. If you are so innocent then you would have stopp.....
» 4/03/2016 4:06:39 PM Armchair Critic: Inspiring posts! Great stuff! We need more people to let their anger com.....
» 4/03/2016 2:46:52 PM Poirot: What satisfaction do you get from abusing people, denigrating them, ridiculing th.....
» 4/03/2016 10:59:52 AM Suseonline: "Let me make one fact perfectly clear. No amount of 'education' is going.....
» 4/03/2016 7:40:41 AM Poirot: "But, phanto...if he hadn't made it known he was gay, then you wouldn't have.....
» 3/03/2016 10:59:59 PM Poirot: "And Josephus is still banging on and indulging his fixation on gender and t.....
» 3/03/2016 10:53:42 PM Why do we need to know that this kid is homosexual? What difference does it make to his ca.....
» 3/03/2016 8:32:03 PM If kids are taught that all bullying is wrong then why do they have to be told that bullyi.....
» 3/03/2016 3:43:11 PM Rob Cover: “I don't think we can argue that preventing harm to genitals by correct inform.....
» 3/03/2016 3:10:44 PM cont. These programs violate children for the gratification of adults and that is paedoph.....
» 3/03/2016 3:09:18 PM The people that want to promote this kind of material to primary school students are littl.....
» 2/03/2016 7:02:54 PM “Can you point me in the direction of any ‘special’ programs?” What about the one that ha.....
» 2/03/2016 5:58:21 PM Poirot: “You appear to be having the vapours over "part" of a program directed .....
» 2/03/2016 4:44:09 PM Foxy: So you have been sick but you have been well enough to post quite a few times while.....
» 2/03/2016 4:34:10 PM “While there are specific challenges and lessons to learn about the gender and sexuality i.....
» 2/03/2016 11:47:11 AM “Could you please provide some evidence to your claims about what you say the program prov.....
» 2/03/2016 10:50:19 AM Big Nana: “Personally I feel it is a learned response to adverse social/family conditions.....
» 2/03/2016 10:24:32 AM Foxy: Ok, so you support the program as outlined on the web site. Maybe now you can answer.....
» 2/03/2016 9:34:59 AM Poirot: So what is your excuse?.....
» 2/03/2016 8:28:48 AM Cont. “Paedophile clergy are the lowest of the low...” The lowest are parents who sexual.....
» 2/03/2016 7:56:20 AM Suseonline: “Paedophile clergy are the lowest of the low in paedophile circles because th.....
» 1/03/2016 5:48:25 PM Foxy: I am fully capable of using Google to find information. What I am asking is whether.....
» 1/03/2016 5:13:43 PM Rhian: “As you say, modern science now understands homosexuality as intrinsic to a person.....
» 1/03/2016 4:39:44 PM Foxy: Does the safe schools program adhere to anti-discrimination principles or is it exem.....
» 1/03/2016 4:28:33 PM Bugsy: For someone who claims to have done nothing wrong you are going to a lot of troubl.....
» 1/03/2016 12:21:57 PM Bugsy: So you were bullying but you would like to change the subject to make it about my .....
» 29/02/2016 10:11:03 PM Bugsy: Which one is not bullying – a. Useless, b. Pig, c. Faggot, d. Douchebag ? Cossomb.....
» 29/02/2016 11:38:06 AM Poirot: “So why then are you isolating and discriminating against this young person and h.....
» 29/02/2016 10:14:29 AM What angers me most about this is the emotional manipulation, the dishonesty and the discr.....
» 28/02/2016 8:33:54 PM http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-28/teen-sues-victoria's-education-department-after-ongo.....
» 28/02/2016 11:20:22 AM Rhrosty: Why do you feel the need to keep justifying the existence of homosexuality? You.....
» 27/02/2016 3:55:12 PM Suseonline: “At last, a voice of reason in a sea of truly nasty humans. I can't deal with.....
» 27/02/2016 3:38:53 PM Rhrosty: Why do you need to keep telling us that homosexuals were born that way? What dif.....
» 26/02/2016 5:34:29 PM Suseonline: “Obviously, this one-size fits all anti-bullying strategy has not been effec.....
» 26/02/2016 3:28:11 PM Calwest: You have raised the most pertinent point about the discrimination of this progra.....
» 24/02/2016 10:47:23 PM Toni Lavis: “What raises my ire is sad old tory pricks decreeing that kids shouldn't be e.....
» 24/02/2016 8:27:47 AM Toni Lavis: I haven’t seen such fire and brimstone since I read the bible! Suseonline: .....
» 23/02/2016 12:40:50 PM Daffy Duck: “If you do your homework I think you will find that Greg belongs to the deepl.....
» 23/02/2016 11:47:18 AM McReal: “Did you use the word *fairies* pointedly, phanto??” I used that word because th.....
» 23/02/2016 9:51:30 AM What happens when kids stop believing in fairies? They will have to completely re-assess e.....
» 21/02/2016 11:53:12 AM Rhrosty: “From what I know of gay people, nobody in their right mind would chose to be ga.....
» 21/02/2016 10:28:48 AM Suseonline: “They were born that way, and it is only a matter of time before the gene is .....
» 20/02/2016 5:53:20 PM Mhaze: “But no one here has tried to show the author is wrong about what is being said ab.....
» 20/02/2016 4:02:41 PM We do not need a Safe Schools Coalition nor do we need to radically change society by a Ma.....
» 19/02/2016 4:48:56 PM Why do we need a sexual revolution? Who is stopping people from doing what they want in te.....
» 16/02/2016 11:38:46 AM Suseonline: That's what bullies always say......
» 16/02/2016 10:32:58 AM Suseonline: “Lol! Yes Phanto, the Webster dictionary is wrong and you are right. You must.....
» 15/02/2016 7:52:59 PM Well if we do not know then we as a society should behave like we do not know until such t.....
» 15/02/2016 7:37:35 PM “Phanto, I have not put anyone down for their feelings or anything else, so I can only thi.....
» 15/02/2016 4:02:41 PM If it is true that your sexuality is determined at birth then why is it that so many homos.....
» 15/02/2016 3:32:36 PM Suseonline: Most bullies do find the subject of bullying rather boring. I never said that.....
» 14/02/2016 9:41:11 AM Suseonline: “Phanto, you spend far too much time big-noting yourself and your holier-than.....
» 13/02/2016 7:32:28 PM Toni Lavis: “Yes, god forbid that children be asked to use their imagination. And you def.....
» 12/02/2016 5:08:18 PM Suseonline: “You must be naive if you think children with gender dysphoria can go through.....
» 12/02/2016 2:04:51 PM If education is about teaching children how to think then shouldn’t they also think about .....
» 11/02/2016 11:32:40 AM If no one can tell me what gender I am then what else can they not tell me? If this is edu.....
» 11/02/2016 11:22:07 AM Toni Lavis: What is the point of ‘calling out’ homophobia? Everyone is entitled to have a.....
» 10/02/2016 9:56:45 PM Toni Lavis: “if it walks like a homophobe and swims like a homophobe and quacks like a ho.....
» 10/02/2016 12:49:00 PM Toni Lavis: Well you obviously bought it! Nowhere have I said that anyone was picking on .....
» 10/02/2016 11:52:06 AM Toni Lavis: That's what all bullies say - the other person has the problem. What is iron.....
» 10/02/2016 10:25:32 AM That's what all bullies say - the other person has the problem......
» 9/02/2016 9:57:12 PM Suseonline: You changed the subject - the subject I was drawing attention to was your bul.....
» 9/02/2016 8:51:29 PM Suseonline: “Apart from obvious homophobia by the usual suspects on this forum” They mig.....
» 27/01/2016 1:25:07 PM maxat: "Whether the institution is worth supporting is clearly a very different ques.....
» 27/01/2016 1:16:22 PM I accept most of that but you are only debating it under the presumption that because gove.....
» 26/01/2016 10:28:20 PM Rhian: I did not say that marriage has no value - I said that government involvement in m.....
» 26/01/2016 8:45:55 AM cont. “...society as a whole accepts committed same-sex relationships as valid too.” Why.....
» 26/01/2016 8:41:03 AM AJ Philips: “Why should you or I care what motives drive their push for equality?” Becau.....
» 26/01/2016 6:53:15 AM “Well, it will give them the right to marry the person they love. That may be “nothing” to.....
» 24/01/2016 1:17:33 PM AJ Philips: “Whether same-sex couples can already get married according to a particular d.....
» 24/01/2016 9:48:18 AM AJ Philips: But they already can get married. What they cannot have is a marriage certifi.....
» 23/01/2016 4:32:07 PM Suseonline: “Phanto, I doubt the gay community in Ireland will give a damn why most peopl.....
» 23/01/2016 9:07:23 AM Suseonline: “it is a well known fact that a big backlash against the Catholic Church hier.....
» 22/01/2016 8:34:14 PM Rhian: “Yes, you’re right, it is certainly possible to see homosexuality as intrinsic and.....
» 22/01/2016 5:13:55 PM Suseonline: There is not much point in the government having a law against bigamy when yo.....
» 22/01/2016 8:50:18 AM Suseonline: “Personally, I couldn't care less if 2 consenting adults of the same sex want.....
» 21/01/2016 9:14:24 PM Jayb: "That's why there should be a Plebiscite with one simple Question. Do you supp.....
» 21/01/2016 8:05:14 PM Jason84: Isn’t the question a bit misleading? Do you support same-sex marriage? Well I w.....
» 21/01/2016 4:34:37 PM 579: “The word marriage is tied up with social welfare that is the importance of that wor.....
» 19/01/2016 8:46:53 AM The aggressive re-buff is the reaction of insecure women. “As if I would go out with you –.....
» 18/01/2016 4:25:53 PM cont. Another woman reporter in another time and place would have just ignored him and co.....
» 18/01/2016 4:22:08 PM The whole incident between Gayle and Mclaughlin shows how far many women have to go before.....
» 17/01/2016 4:33:11 PM Foxy, Foxy, Foxy! OK, here’s the thing. Several times you have said you were going to le.....
» 17/01/2016 3:55:17 PM AJP: It is just a figure of speech!.....
» 17/01/2016 2:39:36 PM Now Foxy, common I know you can do it. You really can leave this thread if you set your mi.....
» 17/01/2016 1:24:25 PM Suseonline: "You are the only one to have mentioned race Phanto, so you must have a .....
» 17/01/2016 12:28:08 PM Suseonline: “Get over it and move on Phanto.” Haven’t you already done that several time.....
» 17/01/2016 10:07:45 AM Foxy: “Sexism is inappropriate behaviour.” No one said it is not. What I said is that it.....
» 16/01/2016 9:10:49 PM Foxy: How could Gayle’s behaviour ever be described as sexist? Sexist behaviour by a man .....
» 16/01/2016 3:08:37 PM OTB: "The punishment handed out to Gayle - the demand for a humiliating public apolo.....
» 16/01/2016 3:04:35 PM Paul1405: “On the subject of Gayle, I agree it was a throwaway piece from the bloke, as I.....
» 15/01/2016 12:01:41 PM AJ Philips I am not psychoanalysing their behaviour I am just analysing it based on the f.....
» 15/01/2016 10:33:16 AM Suseonline: There is no need to be sarcastic either if you are truly at peace with your d.....
» 15/01/2016 10:30:24 AM Suseonline: No need to tell me - just do it......
» 15/01/2016 9:14:14 AM Suzeonline: “Oh for goodness sake Phanto will you lighten up!” It seems my exchange with.....
» 14/01/2016 4:34:30 PM Foxy: "Nothing more needs to be said Sr." Well, it is a bit late now since you.....
» 14/01/2016 12:49:41 PM Foxy: "Well we will let others decide what you are doing." Sorry, I should not.....
» 14/01/2016 12:29:31 PM Foxy: "I'm not trying to be nasty." Well we will let others decide what you ar.....
» 14/01/2016 11:44:16 AM Shadow Minister: “What everyone forgets that actions often have unintended consequences. .....
» 14/01/2016 11:04:07 AM "But it is fun playing with you" Well it is a perverse kind of fun when only on.....
» 14/01/2016 9:49:07 AM Suseonline: “Phanto, still looking for a fight I see? I don't need you to tell me what I .....
» 13/01/2016 9:06:52 PM Suseonline: “I agree Foxy, it is all just a little story on a slow news day.” You alread.....
» 13/01/2016 4:13:47 PM "Just trying to inform, amend and enrich your life old chap" There is no need t.....
» 13/01/2016 2:59:23 PM Foxy, Why do you bother yourself so much by posting if the topic is indeed a storm in a te.....
» 12/01/2016 12:09:35 PM You were bothered enough to respond......
» 12/01/2016 10:38:43 AM Suzeonline: “Obviously they were sufficiently upset with him to fine him that much.” Wha.....
» 11/01/2016 9:12:11 PM “Oh come on Phanto, you don't honestly think that Gayle was a bright boy when he tried to .....
» 11/01/2016 7:08:14 PM Foxy, if you think it is a storm in a teacup then you should simply move on. There is no n.....
» 11/01/2016 5:49:54 PM Foxy: I don’t think she was that professional. If she had been professional she would hav.....
» 9/01/2016 10:28:07 PM I wonder what Mel McLaughlin does in other situations when she gets invited out for a drin.....
» 8/01/2016 7:45:10 PM Foxy: "Whatever our private opinions it really should be left to the people of this c.....
» 8/01/2016 11:48:00 AM This argument is largely irrelevant and hypothetical unless a situation arises whereby the.....
» 5/01/2016 1:39:48 PM o sung wu: And there but for the grace of God go you!.....
» 5/01/2016 12:16:42 PM Cobber: “phanto it is because religious groups effectively are funded by the government.”.....
» 5/01/2016 10:39:32 AM Why are rationalists so obssessed with religion? Shouldn't they be concerned that any soci.....
» 1/01/2016 3:37:44 PM Toni Lavis: “but it should have been obvious from the context that that was not the way I.....
» 1/01/2016 9:43:32 AM Toni Lavis: “ It's called an 'drawing an analogy'. I did it just now with country and wes.....
» 31/12/2015 10:03:35 AM ToniLavis: You seem to be saying that just because people want something they should have.....
» 30/12/2015 9:29:13 PM “Maybe he just wants them - because they're trendy or traditional or whatever - and is a b.....
» 30/12/2015 6:36:51 PM Eric G: "It is clear we want the institution of marriage as legalised in the Marriag.....
» 30/12/2015 4:23:14 PM Eric G: Of course you can have marriage – the problem is with your definition of marriage.....
» 28/12/2015 8:59:42 AM “He states that Catholicism has remarkable staying power, an ability to survive unmatched .....
» 28/12/2015 8:37:15 AM “The origins of religion were social and not supernatural” No group ever gets together a.....
» 27/12/2015 11:01:46 AM "Trust is going to have to be built from the bottom up by bishops and priests before .....
» 26/12/2015 7:53:23 PM Foxy: What is wrong with the directions I have been looking in? All you have said is that .....
» 26/12/2015 5:34:55 PM Foxy, If they are rarely productive then why bother responding to them?.....
» 26/12/2015 11:14:07 AM Foxy: “I admit that what happened in Paris had a devastating effect on me.” How did this.....
» 25/12/2015 7:17:12 PM Suseonline: "Merry Christmas Phanto. Cheers, Suse." Why do you feel the need t.....
» 25/12/2015 10:37:55 AM Suseonline: Just because I have not had your experience working with child abuse victims .....
» 24/12/2015 8:05:08 PM "If you need to ask a question like that you'll never understand the answer, but basi.....
» 24/12/2015 11:15:40 AM Dan Dare: “The civil institution is about merging as property owners, having rights of ac.....
» 24/12/2015 9:52:40 AM What exactly is meant by a ‘fair go’ in this context. Is this just an attempt to tug at th.....
» 24/12/2015 9:20:49 AM Suseonline: “These victims were children. They have all without doubt gone on to suffer a.....
» 23/12/2015 12:07:26 PM Rhosty: “Meaning that the church and those who purport to serve her, have ironclad duty t.....
» 23/12/2015 11:38:25 AM “It's better to think of religious freedom as freedom of belief”. Everyone already has fr.....
» 23/12/2015 10:59:05 AM There seems to be an effort by this author to emotionally manipulate his readers for his o.....
» 15/12/2015 11:00:02 AM Old Man: Is the Judeo-Christian culture the only one with institutionalised monogamy? Sur.....
» 14/12/2015 6:56:07 PM JKJ: I agree you don't need to define marriage unless you are trying to get out of it som.....
» 14/12/2015 6:12:23 PM Louisa: "Marriage makes a relationship legal and public" Why does it need to be.....
» 25/11/2015 1:02:14 PM The more publicity that this issue gets the more ridiculous women appear. On the one hand .....
» 15/11/2015 12:57:40 PM Cherful: “Also the female is the prototype for mankind. The female X chromosome contains m.....
» 8/11/2015 8:40:30 PM Loudmouth: "I don't know, I think Phanto has been parodying ME, that he's been having.....
» 8/11/2015 5:07:35 PM EmperorJulian: "Hilarious. Loudmouth parodies Phanto and Phanto responds showing the.....
» 8/11/2015 5:05:53 PM Loudmouth: Joe, blokes like you are the salt of the earth – fair dinkum real men always o.....
» 8/11/2015 1:28:42 PM Loudmouth: If someone told you that in a certain dark alley one in three people who walke.....
» 8/11/2015 11:44:56 AM rehctub: "Planto, 1 in 3 you say. Well perhaps you had best move and see how the res.....
» 6/11/2015 5:05:17 PM Poirot: For the second time, I am not talking about victims but about those in a situatio.....
» 6/11/2015 3:57:03 PM EJ: "Once bashing has started then basher has revealed himself as someone to whom the.....
» 6/11/2015 12:15:57 PM cont. Given the publicity about the dangers women should be leaving in droves. It is sens.....
» 6/11/2015 12:11:58 PM None of us can have hindsight but all of us can have foresight. No one can know if they wi.....
» 5/11/2015 10:22:21 PM Poirot: There is no need to get so defensive. I am not talking about the victims. I am t.....
» 5/11/2015 9:14:50 PM EmperorJulian: If it is as horrific as you make out then why do women enter into domestic.....
» 4/11/2015 9:57:21 AM EmperorJulian : “... but only violent criminals **DO** domestic violence and they can do .....
» 3/11/2015 10:23:40 AM Debate about sex and gender issues is fast becoming the taboo area of human society. Once .....
» 30/10/2015 9:27:34 AM Pogi: “To criticise further is unnecessary as the examples I have provided illustrate my .....
» 30/10/2015 9:02:42 AM Wearestardust: “And if you are any of these things, for no good reason, then you're a big.....
» 29/10/2015 12:33:48 PM Armchair: We do need to - everyone in the world needs to protect free speech. Free speech.....
» 29/10/2015 8:13:52 AM What do we have to fear from letting people enter the country who have such bizarre ideas?.....
» 25/10/2015 1:09:30 PM James O’Neill: “I am in favour of eliminating all forms of discrimination. If the diminis.....
» 23/10/2015 9:43:59 AM How can anyone take away your right to call your relationship a marriage? You are free to .....
» 21/10/2015 9:36:01 PM EmperorJulian: "Meant no hurt to anyone but violent criminals." Well if you d.....
» 20/10/2015 6:21:11 PM "Scumbags is a Keatingesque word not unknown among police officers in referring (amon.....
» 19/10/2015 3:39:06 PM EmperorJulian: Did it ever occur to you that your violent ‘scumbags’ are human beings who.....
» 18/10/2015 1:38:19 PM EmperorJulian: You haven't told us why you felt the need to tell us about your own domest.....
» 18/10/2015 9:49:17 AM EmperorJulian: "Bashing IS domestic violence" Well then why not call it domest.....
» 12/10/2015 10:11:18 PM EmporerJulian: "Well there has never been the slightest violence between the two of .....
» 8/10/2015 8:57:12 PM Killarney: “The irony is that at least 90% of the feminists I've known over the decades a.....
» 8/10/2015 10:08:13 AM (cont.)They find it hard to leave because they do not want to appear as though they have n.....
» 8/10/2015 10:05:32 AM There is one sure fire way for the violence towards women to stop and that is for them to .....
» 6/10/2015 9:25:30 PM Bren: “There is a further reality in all of this, namely basic biology. The male in nearly.....
» 6/10/2015 12:50:12 PM Suzeonline: “but in this case surely there is nothing wrong with pointing out the huge di.....
» 6/10/2015 12:27:52 PM JOM: “I, like the overwhelming majority of men don't abuse women or children and while I .....
» 3/10/2015 11:31:01 PM Poirot: “Hmmm...okay....if you say so.” No that is what you said in as many words. I was.....
» 3/10/2015 10:27:01 PM “I expect you thought I'd read your stuff and went off for a fulsome sulk” But yet here .....
» 3/10/2015 7:13:50 PM Suzeonline: "Yet we don't see many men killed by their female partners do we?" .....
» 3/10/2015 1:28:26 PM Suzeonline: “Sigh....as usual this topic degenerates into a feminist hate fest, and nothi.....
» 2/10/2015 7:02:38 PM Poirot: It has nothing to do with morals and everything to do with maintaining the integ.....
» 2/10/2015 12:13:25 PM Poirot: “I was pointing out a discrepancy - has anyone posted similar things in regards t.....
» 1/10/2015 5:31:40 PM Poirot: “We could be here all day playing with semantics, but I'm up for it if you are.” .....
» 1/10/2015 12:17:06 PM Poirot: I don’t care about Turnbull’s announcement so why would I start a thread about it.....
» 1/10/2015 10:58:26 AM Poirot : “suggests perhaps women should be the recipients of more respect.” What exactl.....
» 30/09/2015 10:45:47 PM Poirot: “it's pretty clear to some of us here, RObert - for all your huffing and puffing .....
» 30/09/2015 3:13:52 PM What exactly does anyone have to lose by acknowledging that men are also victims of domest.....
» 30/09/2015 2:44:31 PM EmperorJulian: I think you have made your one and only point several times over now. Are .....
» 30/09/2015 2:39:33 PM Suseonline: “You can't be born a polygamist!” How do you know this? How do you know that.....
» 29/09/2015 5:24:10 PM Poroit: So is it just RObert that is a waste of time or is it still the whole of OLO that.....
» 28/09/2015 12:22:25 AM Poirot: “the very serious situation to which Turnbull responded” Maybe it is a response .....
» 27/09/2015 5:03:23 PM Doog: "Women are always mindful of, they have no where else to go." But they sh.....
» 25/09/2015 8:01:12 PM I think that OTB makes several good points. The real discussion should be about aggression.....
» 25/09/2015 6:32:50 PM Foxy: “And, I was merely responding to your question directed to Poirot (she's a female b.....
» 25/09/2015 3:58:14 PM Foxy: Well I can't read his mind in the way you apparently seem able to. I can only respo.....
» 25/09/2015 3:10:45 PM Poirot: Why would anyone bother to come to OLO to make a remark like yours? If it is so si.....
» 25/09/2015 2:28:09 PM Armchair Critic: “My theory is 'Men lash out when they feel challenged or backed into a c.....
» 24/09/2015 12:17:07 PM Way to go Malcolm! If you want to stop men from behaving violently then alienate them even.....
» 14/09/2015 4:57:03 PM Suseonline: “Really? Tell that to the many single mothers and couples 'living in sin' who.....
» 13/09/2015 11:51:16 AM Tony Lavis: “We can have both: if we let Parliament do their job and amend the marriage a.....
» 12/09/2015 10:27:30 PM Foxy : That is true but didn't you call for a referendum? You might not have the power but.....
» 12/09/2015 9:06:32 PM Toni Lavis: //In this case it was not necessary to have a marriage licence (it never is)/.....
» 12/09/2015 8:37:11 PM AJ Philips: “Why o’ why do I need to keep re-quoting you?” I know, I know – I feel your .....
» 11/09/2015 8:51:28 PM AJ Philips: You seem rather confused about why you provide the links. I didn’t ask you to.....
» 11/09/2015 4:52:24 PM AJ Phillips: Why do you insist on linking to Wikipedia pages on the theory of arguments a.....
» 11/09/2015 10:11:18 AM The jailing of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis for failing to issue a marriage licence to a same-.....
» 8/09/2015 2:36:00 PM Toni Lavis: Under what circumstances might it be reasonable to use the word normal?.....
» 7/09/2015 3:59:36 PM AJ Philips: If you are not doing anything wrong then why have you gone to so much trouble.....
» 6/09/2015 7:04:10 PM AJ Philips: “Ignorance ... areas.” We are all ignorant about hundreds of issues but unle.....
» 6/09/2015 4:01:35 PM AJ Philips: “I was responding to Is Mise’s claim that “the vast majority of people will c.....
» 6/09/2015 1:53:32 PM “Of course, ... I have committed no fallacy. Nice try though.” So what were you saying? Wh.....
» 6/09/2015 12:05:13 PM Is this the 'appeal to the polls' fallacy? The vast majority agree with something so there.....
» 4/09/2015 8:04:11 PM A J Philips: “There is such a thing as the implicit and the explicit. You may not have ex.....
» 4/09/2015 2:18:21 PM I have't made an argument yet. I just asked you how you determine the best way to decide w.....
» 4/09/2015 1:30:14 PM Tony Lavis: It was a simple question with two options. Do you put your food in your mouth .....
» 4/09/2015 12:10:11 PM Tony Lavis: Where do you put your food when you are hungry - in your ear or in your mouth.....
» 4/09/2015 11:50:42 AM Killarney: It is patronising to suggest that only those who have ‘made the effort’ can ha.....
» 3/09/2015 11:22:18 AM Killarney: I was simply reflecting back your patronising behaviour......
» 3/09/2015 11:14:38 AM Pericles: Perhaps you are right and it is satire but what is the point? What are we meant.....
» 2/09/2015 1:47:30 PM DreamOn: I think the Islamic Cleric should be reminded that these are not only our values.....
» 2/09/2015 10:55:44 AM Who knows what this author is on about? He could be talking about anything and just using .....
» 2/09/2015 10:10:03 AM Killarney: "make an effort to learn what feminists mean when they refer to sexualis.....
» 2/09/2015 9:56:17 AM The author obviously has problems with public health authorities. His resentment must be d.....
» 1/09/2015 10:48:12 AM Foxy: “In the United Kingdom the Muslim "sex-gang predator" has become a new fo.....
» 1/09/2015 9:48:12 AM If people of either sex are not aroused by images of scantily clad people of the opposite .....
» 30/08/2015 8:57:17 PM Killarney: You seem to be saying that it is not an experience for either sex to enjoy and.....
» 28/08/2015 11:11:02 AM Women’s’ bodies are objects – everything that is discernible by the senses is an object. Y.....
» 27/08/2015 6:17:57 PM If the aim of such activism is to stem the tide of sexual or domestic violence in the comm.....
» 27/08/2015 2:46:01 PM Well there is no need to justify your behaviour if you are doing nothing wrong. There is a.....
» 27/08/2015 1:52:46 PM AJ Philips: “Indeed it would be given that this has about as much chance of going away a.....
» 25/08/2015 4:58:29 PM I agree with you that the issue is whether or not this piece of legislation (to change the.....
» 25/08/2015 11:22:23 AM SHORT&SHARP: The article obviously got under your skin or you would not feel the need to .....
» 23/08/2015 3:50:36 PM A J Philips: “That’s why I also noted that it’s fallacious to say that something is right.....
» 23/08/2015 12:49:20 PM A J Philips: Who said anything about homosexual behaviour being either good or bad? I sim.....
» 23/08/2015 10:12:29 AM Suzeonline: “Phanto, heterosexual sex is a natural behavior for straight people, while ho.....
» 21/08/2015 11:24:08 AM I think you have to listen to the arguments presented by anyone before you make judgement......
» 20/08/2015 2:55:14 PM Rhian: I never said it makes sense to be left handed. I said it makes sense to act in acco.....
» 20/08/2015 1:08:43 PM Being left handed is natural, having a high IQ is natural, being short is natural but bein.....
» 19/08/2015 6:13:31 PM The government should not change the Marriage Act to include homosexuals until it can be s.....
» 19/08/2015 12:06:22 PM Chris C: That is a well painted picture of how bizarre this whole circus has become. Whe.....
» 18/08/2015 5:13:56 PM It is very simplistic to suggest that there are only two arguments in the debate about sam.....
» 12/08/2015 6:35:52 PM Foxy: "I am not interested in debating these reasons. Such as whatis "normal&q.....
» 12/08/2015 3:00:49 PM Foxy: What exactly is a sexual orientation? If a bunch of people behave in a certain way .....
» 11/08/2015 7:58:54 PM The government should only change any type of legislation because it is reasonable to do s.....
» 31/07/2015 4:12:49 PM JP: “Atheism logically implies amorality – unless of course you can somehow point to some.....
» 28/07/2015 9:59:33 PM JP: “It is hard to see how there can be any independent moral values in an atheistic unive.....
» 28/07/2015 3:09:29 PM JP: “Given that, it is hard to see why you think it makes sense for you to berate Sells f.....
» 25/07/2015 9:35:43 PM DavidF: I agree with you that such statements are meaningless. The best response is no re.....
» 25/07/2015 7:48:24 PM DavidF : I don’t think there is such a thing as a drive to have children. There is a driv.....
» 24/07/2015 12:07:13 PM JP: Why did you need to go and look it up? Should not it be obvious? Many anti-abortionis.....
» 24/07/2015 11:09:41 AM Unless you have absolute proof that a fetus is in fact also an unborn child then you must .....
» 17/07/2015 11:30:40 AM Cobber you are right. If there is any organisation that needs to have their ‘charitable’ w.....
» 14/07/2015 12:15:31 AM Yuyutsu: Whether you like it or not the government in a democracy is representative of a .....
» 13/07/2015 8:46:17 PM Logical: The equality that same-sex couples want is not the equality of relationships but.....
» 18/06/2015 6:39:38 PM If the law is changed to include same-sex couples will same-sex heterosexuals be able to m.....
» 18/06/2015 6:17:15 PM A J Phillips. Thank you......
» 18/06/2015 2:06:56 PM A J Phillips: “Civil law works based on a 'balance of probabilities' (as opposed to the r.....
» 17/06/2015 4:21:59 PM Yuyutsu: Your little piece of heaven can remain just that if you keep the doors shut. Whe.....
» 17/06/2015 12:59:06 PM “This then makes their motive for change fraudulent and deceitful.” This may well be the .....
» 17/06/2015 10:50:35 AM Yuyutsu: I think you are saying that you should have the right to refuse service in your .....
» 16/06/2015 10:20:38 PM Yuyutsu: Why would you put up a sign saying you do not want Muslims when what you want is.....
» 16/06/2015 7:18:06 PM Toni Lavis: “Maybe people write on walls for all sorts of reasons.” Such as? We are talki.....
» 16/06/2015 6:23:33 PM Craig Minns: “Phanto, I may wish to sign a contract to show my own good faith and my hope.....
» 15/06/2015 10:20:22 PM Yuyutsu: "What you describe is an additional problem." Well I think the problem.....
» 15/06/2015 7:05:00 PM Robert: The fact that some people were treated badly in the past or are being treated bad.....
» 15/06/2015 6:17:22 PM YuYutsu: “It becomes clearer that the problem is not same-sex marriage, but the anti-disc.....
» 15/06/2015 4:06:42 PM Craig Minns: “Marriage is no less important than any other contract. I doubt very much th.....
» 7/06/2015 2:40:08 PM “My use of the words you refer to is what is known as "satire".” Well there is .....
» 7/06/2015 12:51:13 PM Craig Minns: Why do you need to use words like ‘poof’ and ‘stab at a darkie’ when you coul.....
» 6/06/2015 10:27:10 PM james505 “how do we know that this baker holds 'christian' beliefs? maybe she just wanted .....
» 6/06/2015 10:12:23 PM Craig Minns: "phanto, just taking a wild stab in the dark here, but I reckon that if.....
» 5/06/2015 10:00:32 AM Craig Minns: “the author is advocating for differential treatment of people based on a ch.....
» 2/06/2015 6:08:52 PM Well maybe you can have some kind of database. The marriage act seems to be a sledge hamme.....
» 2/06/2015 4:17:54 PM Rhrosty: What could be more bullying than to keep calling people who disagree with you h.....
» 2/06/2015 9:42:52 AM That may have been an argument 60 years ago when few people just lived together but now it.....
» 1/06/2015 7:22:54 PM What does it say about same-sex couples who want to cause so much fuss and so much expense.....
» 30/05/2015 9:07:40 AM Suseonline: Why is getting married a reason to celebrate? Many people do not see the need.....
» 29/05/2015 11:01:01 AM IsMise: It could well have been a setup. I had these same suspicions myself. If it was a .....
» 29/05/2015 10:32:22 AM The government should get out of the marriage business and that should be the long term st.....
» 28/05/2015 12:19:17 PM WmTrevor: What difference does it make that the order was accepted and paid for. Are Ashe.....
» 28/05/2015 10:52:52 AM Ttbn has focused on the real issue which is the rights of taxpayers. This cake has cost th.....
» 24/05/2015 4:18:51 PM Suzeonline: “Craig Minns is correct to dress you down for your disgusting comments...” The.....
» 24/05/2015 2:48:55 PM Craig : Why would my arguments disgust you? They are simply opinions - a bunch of words. H.....
» 24/05/2015 1:44:00 PM Craig: You totally missed the point of what I was saying so it is not surprising that you.....
» 23/05/2015 4:08:28 PM Craig: “Fair dinkum fellas, Rosie Batty lost her son in extremely brutal circumstances. Le.....
» 22/05/2015 10:50:55 PM Thinkabit: How can you have a logical argument based on a false premise? If it has a fals.....
» 22/05/2015 10:36:07 PM Suzeonline and Sarah: Just because you cannot see the guilty feelings and the cry for hel.....
» 21/05/2015 12:50:26 PM ConservativeHippie: You should read the article more carefully and the author's bio if yo.....
» 21/05/2015 10:39:10 AM It is simplistic to say that all this violence comes as a result of adherence to Islam. It.....
» 21/05/2015 10:01:22 AM Rosie Batty does not deserve respect simply by virtue of being Australian of the Year. As .....
» 18/05/2015 7:33:51 PM If ever there was an activity that could be called rationalisation it would have to be ‘th.....
» 17/05/2015 11:18:43 AM Sarah: When you behave dishonestly several times and you try several times to manipulate p.....
» 14/05/2015 2:21:21 PM Thinkabit: "This is wrong. Many scholars of the Jewish/Moslem/Christian religions (a.....
» 14/05/2015 1:18:19 PM "perhaps you tried to swallow a bone too large?" That is a rather arrogant thin.....
» 14/05/2015 10:13:46 AM This article seems like a thinly veiled plea for the tolerance of religious views in parti.....
» 11/05/2015 6:13:55 PM Robert: I don’t think there is such a thing as an offensive belief but there certainly is.....
» 11/05/2015 4:23:38 PM Sarah: You have shot yourself in the foot once too often now. You have no credibility when.....
» 10/05/2015 2:00:16 PM Sarah: Telling someone to ‘settle down’ is patronising whether a senator says it or you sa.....
» 10/05/2015 11:42:37 AM Sarah: You said in your opinion some men are threatened by women engaging in calm, rationa.....
» 9/05/2015 11:37:32 PM "In my experience, some men feel very threatened by women engaging in calm, rational .....
» 29/04/2015 12:46:49 PM Why does this author focus on the masculine militarism of war? Are there any other types o.....
» 27/04/2015 7:12:53 PM Craig: You implore people of good faith to enter into honest discussion and this is a vali.....
» 27/04/2015 9:28:29 AM When you can't have your own way - throw a tantrum. Very dignified......
» 26/04/2015 4:21:29 PM Sarah: There is no need to be so defensive. When I said “what is the point of these juveni.....
» 26/04/2015 11:07:20 AM Sarah: Phanto – I am sorry that you think my articles are “juvenile”. As a colleague once .....
» 25/04/2015 12:19:52 PM Sarah Well it takes two to engage in combat. If you are attacked then you are free to ign.....
» 25/04/2015 11:07:58 AM Sarah: The only person who has mentioned the word combat is you. Everyone else must be giv.....
» 25/04/2015 9:45:16 AM Sarah: I wrote this before I read Craig’s post but is says a similar thing - Bullies come.....
» 24/04/2015 2:51:39 PM What is the point of these juvenile articles full of so much free floating disenchantment .....
» 24/04/2015 11:14:20 AM Sarah: “Many different frameworks have been used to analyse bullying (e.g. a socioeconomic.....
» 22/04/2015 8:18:19 PM Sarah: “Some people liked the acronym, others found it offensive. I apologised to those wh.....
» 22/04/2015 10:05:25 AM Sarah: “it was cheeky to coin the acronym TATs. I regret doing this and apologise if this .....
» 15/04/2015 5:53:13 PM Craig Minns: “scatter-gun smear”. I like that – it’s a very good description. Such pieces .....
» 15/04/2015 10:05:32 AM “The second posits that if Australians were more knowledgeable about Muslims they would ex.....
» 7/04/2015 10:53:39 AM “But to love those who bore you, or who annoy you, or even outright hurt you would be to d.....
» 6/04/2015 10:13:17 PM Suzeonline – Even homophobic people are entitled to their opinions or are you against free.....
» 5/04/2015 4:45:00 PM Just because heterosexual behaviour exists it does not does not automatically mean that it.....
» 5/04/2015 10:45:03 AM Rhrosty: “And given one cannot choose their sexuality, which is created in the womb and by.....
» 3/04/2015 8:07:11 AM What exactly are these people arguing for? The issue is about allowing same sex marriage. .....
» 2/04/2015 11:11:01 AM This is an arrogant piece of writing. The author makes no secret of the camp in which he b.....
» 27/03/2015 11:55:40 AM I don’t think violence against women is any worse than it has been through history. If any.....
» 25/03/2015 9:17:57 AM This author has an interest in crime fiction and horror. Could it be that she has a distor.....
» 20/03/2015 10:19:21 AM Vr041: “What this goes to prove is that if we really want to end domestic violence, then t.....
» 20/03/2015 8:59:30 AM Suzeonline: Well I do know enough about you to express certain opinions about your motives.....
» 19/03/2015 6:05:22 PM Suzeonline why is it so important to you to win the argument about which gender is the mor.....
» 19/03/2015 8:43:04 AM Women who genuinely care about the safety and welfare of other women should be doing every.....
» 19/03/2015 8:40:00 AM The ultimate test for Killarney, Suzeonline and all other women is whether they are prepar.....
» 18/03/2015 7:36:49 PM Suzeonline : At the end of the day, men can physically block violence against them a lot e.....
» 17/03/2015 12:10:33 PM Suzeonline: Of course murder is the ultimate act of violence but the fact that some men mu.....
» 17/03/2015 8:23:01 AM Because more women than men are killed in domestic violence it does not automatically foll.....
» 4/03/2015 8:11:21 AM Killarney: If what I had to say was so obviously false then why bother arguing with me at .....
» 3/03/2015 11:01:07 AM “Those pushing the highly gendered view of DV are not doing so honestly. They quite delibe.....
» 2/03/2015 7:58:47 PM JOM: “The ideals of drawing attention to a particular subject or raising awareness of a so.....
» 9/02/2015 3:56:30 PM "But as useful as the sciences are they will not tell me who I am or what my life mig.....
» 23/01/2015 4:59:14 PM Yuyutsu: There is a difference between speech and noise. If someone is speaking too loudl.....
» 23/01/2015 8:40:34 AM Yuyutsu: I never said that people cannot be hurt by physical blows to their body. I said .....
» 21/01/2015 11:16:51 AM Yuyutsu: “speech is often hurtful to others, so restricting it is just.” Free speech has.....
» 18/01/2015 8:20:18 AM Suzeonline: The issue I am trying to raise is whether or not the government should, as a .....
» 17/01/2015 3:15:34 PM Suzeonline: Pensions and assistance with medical expenses are genuine welfare. Assisting .....
» 16/01/2015 12:58:03 PM Foxy: “Of course people don't have to either read or contribute if they don't approve. Eac.....
» 16/01/2015 11:30:49 AM Aidan: Well, that is true but at some point in time you have to make a commitment to stop .....
» 16/01/2015 10:31:58 AM The fact that you feel the need to even ask the question belies a certain insecurity. Why .....
» 16/01/2015 9:55:52 AM What absurd logic in this article! The only reason that anyone could have for not supporti.....
» 2/01/2015 7:59:05 PM The situation will always be messy whilst religion is given any credibility at all. Trying.....
» 2/01/2015 1:21:22 PM There is a difference between providing welfare for disadvantaged children that already ex.....
» 31/12/2014 12:29:42 PM Governments should control what they have a right to control. They should have a right to .....
» 31/12/2014 11:05:20 AM “the academic profession of religion” Why does the author need to attach this claimer to .....
» 4/12/2014 12:21:05 PM Joannie: My personal circumstances are irrelevant. My arguments need to be judged on thei.....
» 4/12/2014 9:25:27 AM This article seems to suggest that women who have children are victims because they have t.....
» 18/11/2014 9:34:58 AM Beaucoupbob: “Women deserve better - no argument there, but they should get these benefit.....
» 9/11/2014 1:00:24 PM Squeers: Isn’t an immortal soul simply a construct? How can you talk of something as if i.....
» 8/11/2014 7:46:06 PM Squeers: “Your self-esteem is a social construct (all is vanity)—the social spin with wh.....
» 4/11/2014 1:01:37 PM Lillian: “It wasn't guilt but consideration. I don't like making assumptions. However I d.....
» 4/11/2014 11:45:46 AM Lillian: "Forgive me if I'm wrong but it seems that both of you had difficult childh.....
» 2/11/2014 2:58:08 PM cont. Telling a young child that he should respect other children means very little. Kids.....
» 2/11/2014 2:54:58 PM Lillian: “Some kids ealised that the abuse they were receiving was unjustified and they s.....
» 31/10/2014 7:40:29 PM Lillian : I had a look at those sites and they show a positive approach especially in reg.....
» 31/10/2014 11:08:03 AM Killarney: My ‘psychobabble’ has obviously hit a nerve with you. Why not just ignore it? .....
» 30/10/2014 11:02:26 AM Poirot: It is good to hear what a woman free from a personal agenda to push has to say ab.....
» 29/10/2014 7:55:44 AM Lillian: What would you have men do in the face of war? The Argentinean soldiers are havi.....
» 28/10/2014 10:36:00 PM Well, Squeers in order for people to solve a problem they have to have as an absolute mini.....
» 28/10/2014 8:57:05 PM Sqeers: “The first thing we have to do is acknowledge that probably all men are capable o.....
» 28/10/2014 7:16:31 PM Lillian: I don’t think you can point to all the things that happen in war and all the att.....
» 27/10/2014 9:58:17 PM CHERFUL: ‘That's just another way of saying what I said, we override our natural instinct.....
» 27/10/2014 8:36:33 PM IMHO: Laws are based on reason. The law says you should not behave violently because peop.....
» 27/10/2014 5:21:32 PM Violence is a form of aggression – it is not the only form nor is it necessarily the most .....
» 26/10/2014 8:53:47 PM Cherful: “Yes, we have intelligence to override our basic instincts and we can be sociali.....
» 25/10/2014 8:15:21 AM Andee: You say that it is up to men to put the pressure on violent men to change their w.....
» 17/10/2014 8:27:02 PM Killarney: “Most of what you say is typical patriarchy denial” Is this part of your argume.....
» 17/10/2014 9:23:48 AM Killarney: My name is phanto and not phantom. What exactly is hyper masculinity? I know w.....
» 16/10/2014 5:32:41 PM JOM: That's an interesting theory but you would have a pretty hard time trying to prove i.....
» 16/10/2014 9:26:52 AM Killarney: Would things be any less ‘toxic’ if women had all the power? It is easy to bla.....
» 16/10/2014 8:34:55 AM Killarney: I do not think it is being a ‘concern troll’ to care for the plight of your fe.....
» 15/10/2014 10:17:03 AM Maybe so,runner,but that is not the topic under discussion here......
» 15/10/2014 9:20:39 AM I don’t think bullying is particularly confined to men. Perhaps we see more macho behaviou.....
» 15/10/2014 8:19:55 AM Killarney – You say that women who wear religious headdress do not appear to you as downtr.....
» 14/10/2014 8:10:12 AM EmmaS – Banning the burqa does not mean that a Muslim woman can no longer leave the house......
» 13/10/2014 4:00:41 PM I don’t think you can automatically deduce that women who wear religious head dress are le.....
» 10/10/2014 10:49:32 AM Quoted from Foxy’s link – ‘The irony is that the real antidote to Islamic State's poison i.....
» 9/10/2014 2:12:17 PM No two Muslims have the same view of Islam. Like all religions you cherry pick the bits th.....
» 2/10/2014 9:54:13 AM When I saw the mother of that young man who was killed in Melbourne appear on television I.....
» 1/10/2014 12:12:02 PM Abbot presumes that Australians prefer their safety over their liberty. This says more abo.....
» 13/09/2014 9:22:06 AM Suzeonline: "That is not being aggressive." Who are you trying to convince?.....
» 12/09/2014 5:54:27 PM Suzeonline: Phanto, if you don't agree that men in our world carry out the bulk of physica.....
» 12/09/2014 9:42:48 AM Suzeonline: don't you consider the killing of women by their intimate partner... as the ul.....
» 11/09/2014 10:34:48 PM Suzeonline : Phanto, isn't the ultimate violent act known as murder? Ask any police or law.....
» 11/09/2014 1:05:06 PM Suzeonline: ”How many deaths are caused by women?” So because more women are killed by me.....
» 9/09/2014 10:42:16 PM Killarney: “There is, however, plenty of evidence that both men and women are culturally c.....
» 8/09/2014 3:47:26 PM Suseonline : "So the whining men who think the advertisers are being nasty to all the.....
» 8/09/2014 12:43:46 PM The first two examples – the ‘get your hand of it’ campaign and the ‘don’t be a tosser’ ca.....
» 3/09/2014 2:23:31 PM Cossomby - It was called the Festival of Dangerous Ideas we already knew that before she .....
» 3/09/2014 12:05:05 PM Yvonne – Yes it is dreadful when women draw attention to themselves rather than to their i.....
» 3/09/2014 10:43:13 AM What was the purpose of Jane Carro’s comment if not to draw attention to herself? She bega.....
» 2/09/2014 3:57:45 PM Yvonne: I'm relieved to deduce, by reading the many posts here deriding the article, that .....
» 2/09/2014 9:41:37 AM What we men must do is challenge authors who so obviously abuse public forums as a cry for.....
» 27/08/2014 10:58:11 AM I would like to ask the women in this discussion exactly what they hope to achieve by bein.....
» 26/08/2014 4:38:23 PM Cont. If you choose to enter into a situation where you are likely to be beaten up and ha.....
» 26/08/2014 4:35:09 PM The attempts to keep the focus on the violence of men in domestic relationships is simply .....
» 25/08/2014 3:33:38 PM Loudmouth: Hiding behind sarcasm is a very cowardly way to apologise. Why are you apologis.....
» 25/08/2014 12:19:03 PM Loudmouth: Who said I was a man? Or are you too intent on insulting me to consider anythin.....
» 25/08/2014 10:58:16 AM Rhosty: Of course women are to blame for the partners they choose. Are they being forced .....
» 24/08/2014 1:48:25 PM cont. Nearly all of this pressure comes from other women. Women who control women’s magaz.....
» 24/08/2014 1:45:49 PM If one in three women are the subject of violence in the home then why do women enter into.....
» 22/08/2014 10:39:29 AM This is an excellent article which shows compassion for all human beings who suffer. This .....
» 15/08/2014 2:35:53 PM Foxy: “And I'm equally not sure that we are in any position to judge the religion – unless.....
» 15/08/2014 1:17:30 PM Cont. This is one of the prime reasons they congregate together – to support each other in.....
» 15/08/2014 1:14:48 PM The one thing these young men surely have in common is their anger. It is not, however, a .....
» 15/08/2014 10:58:11 AM Loudmouth: Why do you say that people who have opinions about Jewish behaviour which are .....
» 14/08/2014 6:14:59 PM Loudmouth - "You know this for sure, do you ? " Of course not it is imply an op.....
» 14/08/2014 12:12:23 PM What is more damaging to children – being abused on the school bus or being used by their .....
» 9/08/2014 4:48:58 PM Is Mise “It would appear that the word is of Aboriginal origin and its current use surely .....
» 5/08/2014 9:51:43 AM “Let’s bash a bogan, not a Muslim!” Now that is what I call tolerance! It is one thing to.....
» 25/07/2014 11:58:12 AM Jon J – It is no true to say no one is hurt by the same-sex marriage issue. If it is no.....
» 24/07/2014 12:21:49 PM Australia, and by this the author means the Australian Government, should not legally reco.....
» 3/07/2014 12:00:32 AM Suzeonline said -" EricG, I'm sorry for the rubbish you have had to read above. Just .....
» 2/07/2014 6:11:53 PM EricG : Even if those figures are true it does not automatically follow that the depressio.....
» 2/07/2014 1:32:06 PM Suggesting that young people commit suicide because they do not receive appropriate suppor.....
» 1/07/2014 10:15:35 AM You say you oppose the chaplaincy program outright so why not tell us why you oppose it ou.....
» 28/06/2014 8:59:54 PM EricG –“Many of us are already celebrating our significant relationships as marriage even .....
» 15/06/2014 1:49:27 PM Suseonline: Well one of the most common forms of aggression is sarcasm. Why do you feel th.....
» 15/06/2014 11:33:17 AM ...To be totally unmoved by the pain that someone must be in which causes them to become v.....
» 15/06/2014 11:28:06 AM Ojnab: I think you anecdotes and observations are at the centre of the problem. When men l.....
» 12/06/2014 12:59:34 PM Community of itself does not necessarily provide anything valuable. It depends on what the.....
» 12/06/2014 12:31:15 PM A lot of the arguments seem to revolve around statistics as if such facts tell the complet.....
» 11/06/2014 7:12:54 PM One thing I think men need to do is to point to the behaviour of rabid feminists. It is a .....
» 6/06/2014 9:31:31 AM Robert : I agree with what you say that there are injustices in the system that need to be.....
» 5/06/2014 10:58:48 AM What is the point of constantly re-iterating the obvious fact that men are violent towards.....
» 4/06/2014 1:52:28 PM contd. Women like this author feel emotionally weak and do not take responsibility for do.....
» 4/06/2014 1:50:47 PM This author has described a problem that is obvious to everyone under the guise that she i.....
» 27/05/2014 8:38:34 PM AJPhilips: The author does not need defending since he has not really said anything. What.....
» 27/05/2014 3:45:34 PM Rob Cover : “What is necessary, however, is to ask the question of what puts him into the .....
» 27/05/2014 12:50:15 AM Why is it that when an event like this occurs that people accept the gunman’s interpretati.....
» 26/05/2014 11:49:16 PM Bagsyl : You try to present a rational argument in favour of abortion that everyone should.....
» 24/05/2014 9:00:09 PM It is manipulative to use terms such as ‘human rights violation’ when talking about aborti.....
» 23/05/2014 6:13:49 PM If you want to talk about honesty then why not declare that you are anti-abortion rather t.....
» 19/05/2014 5:47:25 PM When people feel trapped in a loveless marriage one of the most common ways to deal with t.....
» 2/05/2014 5:23:37 PM Yuyutsu: “Why should the state administer and register marriages in the first place?” You.....
» 1/05/2014 10:24:57 AM “While we cannot legislate to stop people's thoughts, we can legislate to stop people's co.....
» 30/04/2014 10:08:09 AM One thing that free speech protects is the ability to emotionally manipulate your listener.....
» 18/04/2014 2:56:19 PM It’s a strange attitude to work which sees it only as something that we need to get away f.....
» 10/04/2014 10:13:19 AM Why does the author talk of harm done by racial abuse and then mentions racial discriminat.....
» 28/03/2014 6:02:31 PM This article is not about abortion it is about maintaining a woman’s undeniable right to s.....
» 27/03/2014 2:54:18 PM “Rare is the story of a woman holding her newborn baby in her arms saying she wishes she h.....
» 21/03/2014 10:16:50 AM “In fact, it is the teachings of Jesus that have inspired Christian churches to good works.....
» 20/03/2014 10:51:04 AM ...If they show no signs of being hurt the attacker may try some other avenue by drawing a.....
» 20/03/2014 10:46:16 AM What is racist hate speech? In this argument it seems that there are many terms used that .....
» 20/03/2014 9:24:43 AM Grim – Nobody has the ‘right’ to be offended either you are or you are not. A right is som.....
» 18/03/2014 5:29:07 PM Yuyutsu – Discrimination is not a faculty it is a behaviour which is defined by law. It is.....
» 18/03/2014 1:27:00 PM Unless you can prove that there is a distinct cause and effect between what is said and wh.....
» 18/03/2014 1:26:21 PM There is no onus on the offended to actually prove if and why they are offended. This in i.....
» 16/03/2014 10:30:23 PM "Sexual over-promiscuousness" is the sign of someone not entirely at peace with .....
» 13/03/2014 10:15:05 PM There is a common attitude of patronising in this author’s articles. He seems to see himse.....
» 28/02/2014 11:23:55 AM Killarney : On the male violence issue, sadly it IS a case of ‘black and white’. Human mal.....
» 27/02/2014 9:05:36 PM "And while we’re on this thread about the ‘human’ propensity for violence, just take .....
» 27/02/2014 10:41:18 AM “I gave thanks for my good fortune in knowing on which side of the tree I prefer to sit.” .....
» 25/02/2014 10:29:09 AM I think the author has articulated well the issue about what is becoming an insidious prob.....
» 23/02/2014 4:41:03 PM Runner – it sounds rather irrational behaviour to follow the author of the book of Proverb.....
» 23/02/2014 1:46:39 PM Yuyutsu, I don’t have a lifestyle that I have to justify to anyone nor do you. You don’t l.....
» 23/02/2014 12:13:40 PM The Bible is not the articulation of a set of beliefs it is a list of rationalisations for.....
» 29/12/2013 10:05:53 PM [Deleted. You and OUG can take your squabble somewhere else.].....
» 29/12/2013 1:50:23 PM one under god – You seem very insecure about your opinions. I note you call Richard Dawk.....
» 27/12/2013 8:56:59 PM Yuyutsu - If humans cannot agree on the meaning of the words they use then it is obvious t.....
» 27/12/2013 10:51:55 AM Yuyutsu - When Christians do charity in the service of God, without expectations, they pra.....
» 27/12/2013 9:08:22 AM GrahamY – A Christian society and a humane society are not the same thing. It is all about.....
» 26/12/2013 2:53:43 PM Why does the author of this article need to tell us these organisations are founded on Chr.....
» 23/12/2013 9:22:40 PM ‘Far more beneficial for them is seeing their parents work through tough situations and di.....
» 23/12/2013 8:48:04 PM ‘Because of the enormous power imbalance inherent in cleric/lay-person encounters, as well.....
» 13/12/2013 11:38:21 AM Worse than being lonely is being patronised. To presume that you are better off because yo.....
» 17/11/2013 6:47:13 PM The problem with speech is that it is not only used to express opinions – it is also used .....
» 1/08/2013 11:34:02 AM Divine_msn said: Goodness me phanto, I feel you are not OK. And Sorry phanto but in your .....
» 31/07/2013 12:39:47 PM Bec_young mum of 2 I do not see ‘monsters’ everywhere. You would not need to exaggerate if.....
» 30/07/2013 9:23:59 PM Divine_msn said: As for those who question those of us who say "We're OK and we've ha.....
» 30/07/2013 1:56:33 PM Meditation makes Jackman feel calm and happy. Why is he not calm and happy in the first pl.....
» 30/07/2013 12:30:18 PM When this subject arises we always get the cry ‘my parents used to give me a damn good hid.....
» 19/07/2013 12:19:09 PM Cherful It is true that religion is a real threat to society and we should do everything i.....
» 18/07/2013 10:59:42 AM Why do people persist with arguing with the author of this article? Argument is about logi.....
» 30/05/2013 2:02:30 PM The pain Adam Goodes felt was not caused by what the 13 yr old girl said. That pain has be.....
» 10/05/2013 1:09:11 PM Rights are always something given by one party to another. In this case homosexual people .....
» 5/04/2013 9:23:32 AM Jardine said -The conflict is between groups who want to use mere power to impose their wi.....
» 2/02/2013 4:01:49 PM Although I am advocating taking personal action against aggression where you think it has .....
» 2/02/2013 3:58:56 PM Ludwig <<But phanto, isn’t deliberately offensive speech part of aggressive behaviou.....
» 1/02/2013 10:57:12 PM Ludwig – I think what I am trying to advocate is that we protect free speech as much as po.....
» 31/01/2013 2:16:30 PM Perhaps the focus needs to be on the intent of the speaker rather than the effects on the .....
» 11/07/2010 6:37:02 PM @Severin I think your aggressive behaviour has proved that a nerve has been touched deep .....
» 10/07/2010 8:16:36 PM Why should those gay couples who want to marry be allowed to in Australia? Don't say becau.....
» 10/07/2010 7:02:05 PM Just because someone is legally entitled to something does not mean they should do it or e.....
» 10/07/2010 5:40:10 PM It depends what you mean by 'marry'. If homosexuals want to marry just like heterosexual p.....
» 9/07/2010 8:19:21 PM @Celivia If you are against government intervention for all marriages how can you be cons.....
» 9/07/2010 3:42:33 PM @Jefferson ‘The fact that government registers heterosexual marriages is not an argument i.....
» 8/07/2010 8:42:15 PM @jason84- I would have thought we were talking about relationships whose defining factor .....
» 8/07/2010 3:54:44 PM When someone clamours for something that has no value just for the sake of equality then w.....
» 7/07/2010 11:57:14 AM Peter, You are a Christain and therefore you are free. Who are you trying to convince by w.....
» 7/07/2010 11:40:54 AM If people are threatened by an argument and cannot find a logical counter argument they of.....
» 6/07/2010 1:52:41 PM ‘The whole aim of beauty advertising is to make women feel bad about themselves, inadequat.....
» 3/04/2010 6:00:46 PM Cornflower - Why do ethics have to have a source other than human nature? Why do they have.....
» 3/04/2010 11:50:39 AM If we could have perfect men and perfect fathers who were not Christians would Warwick Mar.....
» 28/02/2010 11:05:45 AM How exactly do you define a 'couple'? If two men live together for thirty years as compani.....
» 26/02/2010 1:08:15 PM To the author: You say three times that you do not need to be married. You have what y.....
» 18/02/2010 9:26:35 PM Anyone who has children for political reasons or to care for the aged or to keep Austr.....
» 14/02/2010 7:14:12 PM The author talks about children having a right to both a mother and father. Just beca.....
» 14/02/2010 6:29:52 PM As human beings I think we should always being striving for integrity. Our actions should .....
» 3/02/2010 12:54:45 PM Whatever Tony Abbott said it is clear that he has made a value judgement about certain .....
» 30/01/2010 6:46:03 PM It is a sign of this author’s intellectual bankruptcy that she chooses to attack someone’s.....
» 30/01/2010 6:20:06 PM The problem with this author is that he is not so much concerned about the welfare of youn.....
» 14/01/2010 11:30:52 PM “women are being taught that their worth is in how many lewd comments they get …” Women g.....
» 30/12/2009 10:23:24 AM PeterD: How is not telling lies a particularly Christian morality? People were honest lon.....
» 29/12/2009 8:13:13 PM Maybe ‘happy holidays ‘is the best wish that you can bestow if you feel that a wish needs .....
» 24/12/2009 5:20:09 PM The faith of any politician should be totally irrelevant to their role as a politician. Fa.....
» 18/12/2009 2:55:47 PM This author hides behind some very simplistic beliefs about human behaviour in order to ma.....
» 16/12/2009 10:23:46 AM ‘There is an ugly, modern trend towards blaming infertility on the sufferer.’ People do n.....
» 24/11/2009 11:05:00 PM Sometimes people just see what they want to see. They see young girls acting sexy and dedu.....
» 22/11/2009 11:07:32 PM I think a cop-out is a failure to take responsibility. These students of a university have.....
» 22/11/2009 2:05:39 PM CJM: “That's a cop-out, and besides which the university and Anglican college have sought .....
» 21/11/2009 1:30:00 PM CJM: On the basis of these discussions, at least, it would be very hard to take it as read.....
» 21/11/2009 12:58:34 PM There is something incredibly patronising in the articles by this author. He writes as if .....
» 19/11/2009 1:53:29 PM Pynchme I doubt that I could make it any clearer than I have done in previous posts that r.....
» 18/11/2009 9:03:18 PM Sykes if you are serious about wanting to reduce aggression in the world you might begin w.....
» 18/11/2009 12:54:23 PM AnastasiaP: “What I am hoping for is a discussion about what are the other possibilities? .....
» 17/11/2009 8:12:38 PM JamesH: Men rape women. When those men are castrated they no can longer rape women even if.....
» 16/11/2009 12:54:19 PM What is the difference between ‘unwanted sex’ and sexual abuse? Surely if you do not want .....
» 14/11/2009 12:10:34 AM Why are there only 2 million survivors of child abuse in Australia? I would have thought t.....
» 10/11/2009 10:35:55 AM This article shows a very simplistic understanding of sexual behaviour. Sexual behaviour i.....
» 8/11/2009 10:21:45 PM It is significant that the author of this article tells us that she is a Christian. Exactl.....
» 14/10/2009 10:03:50 PM I think that lilsam gets to the crux of the issue by linking sexual behaviour with sexual .....
» 11/10/2009 9:33:58 PM Blaibar –‘Please give some examples of sexual abuse that has not been labelled as criminal.....
» 11/10/2009 2:20:39 PM Many anti-abortionists do not really have a problem with abortion. What they do have is a .....
» 9/10/2009 9:24:26 PM Exactly what is an ‘unborn child’? It seems a contradiction in terms to me. Either you are.....
» 6/10/2009 4:20:30 PM “And part of the challenge about faith is that some of the things we hold to be true ... a.....
» 5/10/2009 6:29:05 PM 'Understandably, paedophilia excites public rage and condemnation; the violation of the in.....
» 5/10/2009 1:45:12 PM “First, the concept of inherent human rights is almost certainly a Judeo-Christian gift to.....
» 17/09/2009 1:56:43 PM TruthNow78- It is better for society to die out with integrity than to continue on living.....
» 10/09/2009 1:05:16 AM People become suicide bombers because they are afraid not to be. The reasons are not relig.....
» 2/09/2009 11:38:56 PM “Religion can be a positive influence generally - it instills morality, a sense of purpose.....
» 2/09/2009 10:17:15 PM SJF - So on this basis, over 95% of people have children. When you combine the strong biol.....
» 24/08/2009 6:01:53 PM Flirting may not be lying but it is giving an unclear message. If it is meant to communica.....
» 24/08/2009 5:20:28 PM shellback - we don't need a claim to fame. Our arguments stand or fall on their own merits.....
» 24/08/2009 12:18:35 PM If young people need to be taught anything it is self-confidence. Why do people flirt? It .....
» 24/08/2009 11:40:02 AM Shellback – The debate has not been hi-jacked it has exposed the article for what it is. I.....
» 22/08/2009 8:02:02 PM Formersnag - The stats on sexual abuse of children by their fathers is 1%. Why are you sug.....
» 22/08/2009 10:58:03 AM Pynchme -The biggest threat to the safety of women is men. The biggest threat to the safet.....
» 21/08/2009 9:44:14 PM Just because the church says that priests are special and even priests themselves say they.....
» 21/08/2009 3:58:17 PM Ema - the inequality that exists between personal safety levels of men and women are a cle.....
» 21/08/2009 2:37:45 PM There seems a lot of emotional manipulation in this article. It seems to me that the autho.....
» 20/08/2009 4:56:52 PM The presumption here is that sex is something that needs to be negotiated. For most people.....
» 19/08/2009 11:19:58 AM ‘the widely believed fallacy that women are in an equal social position to men, so can up .....
» 22/07/2009 2:58:57 PM When people like the author try to show us that religion is a good thing they use argument.....
» 13/07/2009 1:53:01 AM The author looks for ‘the right to have the personal and social value of our relationships.....
» 16/06/2009 11:01:42 AM Shivers: It is precisely the sense of helplessness and loss of control that cause people t.....
» 14/06/2009 1:05:37 AM I don't think the Chaser guys themselves knew exactly what they wanted to say but they rea.....
» 2/05/2009 1:11:40 AM As I have already tried to explain you can measure it by its logic and reasonableness. Is .....
» 1/05/2009 10:04:19 AM It is not about equality unless homosexuality is equal to heterosexuality and that has not.....
» 30/04/2009 5:37:47 PM Woulfe said - I'm tempted to ask for more detail about what "reasonable and logical&q.....
» 29/04/2009 2:54:32 PM (cont.) People are attracted to members of their own sex for all types of reasons but it .....
» 29/04/2009 2:52:50 PM It seems that homosexual people want equality based on their own self definitions. They i.....
» 28/04/2009 1:49:27 AM Woulfe – you cannot claim equal rights to everything just because you are a human being. I.....
» 27/04/2009 12:19:12 PM What Roy says about the media coverage highlights the lack of intellectual integrity that .....
» 25/04/2009 1:33:56 PM Roy said - They're just interested in having their own world-views incorporated into the c.....
» 20/04/2009 12:27:37 AM Pelican - The act of wearing a turban does not infringe upon anyone else but it was an imp.....
» 19/04/2009 1:26:40 AM That is a good description of the problem that the call for religious freedom creates. On.....
» 15/04/2009 8:10:14 PM I think Antiseptic can only derail topics if we interact with him. If he did not get a 'ri.....
» 15/04/2009 11:39:46 AM This is not a question of equal rights – it is a question of social justice. Why should ta.....
» 14/04/2009 7:35:00 PM Antiseptic said - In that case, why are we having a discussion about MY style? We are not.....
» 13/04/2009 4:04:25 PM Antiseptic: You say others have criticized your style. Why do you feel the need to respon.....
» 13/04/2009 1:28:31 AM Antiseptic: If there is nothing malicious in your posts why do you feel the need to defen.....
» 11/04/2009 12:19:08 AM There is a lot of emotionally manipulative language in the original article and one suspec.....
» 10/04/2009 4:48:57 PM Is ‘sexting’ really about sex? More than any other area of human behaviour sex is the plac.....
» 23/03/2009 9:27:17 AM Pericles quoted CJ – >>If the author wanted to make the point that aspects of Shari.....
» 21/03/2009 7:49:34 PM I don’t think the aim of Sharia Law is to subjugate women – the aim of Sharia Law is to en.....
» 16/03/2009 7:39:11 PM There is more to a human being than their brain power, talent or qualifications. What abou.....
» 10/03/2009 12:19:29 AM Anyone who says they are having children for anything other than selfish reasons is comple.....
» 9/03/2009 7:49:05 PM Why do women have a ‘right’ to paid maternity leave? Anyone who makes demands on the publi.....
» 5/03/2009 12:18:33 AM It seems that sharkfin is saying that women should not behave raunchly because it would ha.....
» 3/03/2009 9:23:27 PM Sharkfin - They all sound pretty selfish reasons for having a child. If I asked my parent.....
» 2/03/2009 11:04:52 PM sharkfin - The fact that we do not produce children is leading to our self extinction. An.....
» 26/02/2009 8:51:33 PM Of course the author is under no obligation to be even handed in her approach but if your .....
» 26/02/2009 8:38:09 AM Comments are normally in response to the original article and the question is whether or n.....
» 24/02/2009 9:18:25 PM Mog said – ‘the list of children of separated parents who have been killed by a parent is .....
» 24/02/2009 12:54:22 PM SJF said – Therein lies a major part of the problem. The debate never properly gets off th.....
» 11/02/2009 9:33:05 AM I think the gender issues get raised because quite often they are at the heart of the arti.....
» 5/02/2009 11:19:34 AM The tragic case of Darcey Freeman is unfortunately the tip of an iceberg which every now a.....
» 28/01/2009 9:42:39 PM SJF’s comments are not humorous they are sarcastic and sarcasm is the refuge of someone wh.....
» 24/01/2009 11:26:30 AM What exactly is a hero and why do we need them anyway? We laud our ‘heroes’ for acts of b.....
» 20/01/2009 6:26:05 PM I agree with Jon J. The recording industry is so full of its own self-importance. There wa.....
» 10/01/2009 10:17:56 AM Crabsy What you say is perfectly true and hetero-sexual behaviour can also be irrational .....
» 9/01/2009 11:34:24 PM It seems that the Pope is as confused about homosexual behaviour as are those who practice.....
» 7/01/2009 9:53:52 AM Why exactly do we have a Rape Crisis Centre? Why is rape more worthy of a taxpayer funded .....
» 2/01/2009 9:59:34 AM cont. If you watch the way women socialize you can observe that a great deal of their com.....
» 2/01/2009 9:56:51 AM I would say in general that it is nearly always a case of social construction but mainly f.....
» 1/01/2009 12:41:36 PM Ninaf said to antiseptic – “What the F--K are you doing to help fix this problem?” One th.....
» 30/12/2008 9:22:43 AM Cont. When the topic of domestic violence is raised many women and exhibit anger as if th.....
» 30/12/2008 9:21:48 AM No woman has a right to a peaceful relationship nor does any man. No one has a right to an.....
» 24/12/2008 3:29:28 PM So what exactly is the point of using a word with the suffix ‘phobia’? If it means prejudi.....
» 23/12/2008 9:06:44 PM SJF Violence is one form of aggression. Sarcasm and belittling the contributions of other.....
» 21/12/2008 3:06:43 PM <Your post just caps off the constant stream of lies> They are not lies they are opi.....
» 21/12/2008 1:45:52 PM <The progressive viewpoint – the one advocated by feminists – is that only by addressin.....
» 19/12/2008 12:47:22 PM What a pessimistic attitude to human nature! Children are abused and the only way the auth.....
» 17/12/2008 2:26:23 PM Islamophobia is an emotively manipulative term. If it means discrimination then use the wo.....
» 8/12/2008 9:05:42 AM I have not seen the film but it is in my opinion never OK to assault a partner. If you can.....
» 4/12/2008 10:16:38 PM Of course women are more likely to be the victims of violence than men. If you want to hur.....
» 2/12/2008 8:28:36 AM Boxgum said - "PS Phanto... Do read some Aquinas. It'll inform you." Now that i.....
» 1/12/2008 1:18:43 PM "It is the arrogance of modernity to dismiss a tradition that has refined itself over.....
» 1/12/2008 7:49:43 AM The author of the original original article rightly concludes that religion is a personal .....
» 18/11/2007 10:32:12 AM Aggression should be the issue looked at between males and females and not just violence o.....
» 17/11/2007 8:36:33 AM As HRS says - 'If someone is paying tax, then they should have some say in how their money.....
» 16/11/2007 2:16:13 PM One thing you rarely see in these type of discussions is the call for women to take respon.....
» 13/11/2007 10:51:23 AM CONTINUED: They can even bully and intimidate some naďve politicians. They clamour for th.....
» 13/11/2007 10:49:28 AM The reality is that there is no discrimination. There is no homophobia. There is no such t.....
» 9/11/2007 10:42:25 PM “Laws that discriminate against same-sex couples cannot be justified for any other reason .....
» 9/11/2007 6:54:33 PM What exactly is a homophobic law? Why do homosexual people and their supporters deal with.....
» 9/11/2007 10:19:35 AM FrankGol There is nothing wrong with expressing emotion unless it is an attempt to manipu.....
» 8/11/2007 7:43:39 PM FrankGol No I am not surprised that this is an emotive topic but that does not mean that i.....
» 8/11/2007 9:38:59 AM BOAZ_David: Why do we have to replace ourselves? You didn’t suggest why. Demographic iss.....
» 7/11/2007 11:10:02 PM There is a great deal of highly emotive language in this article and in some of the commen.....
» 6/11/2007 6:05:03 PM Little Johnny: Mummy why did you have me? Felicity: Well because “A declining birth rate s.....
» 30/10/2007 10:58:38 AM Irfan’s article is not about Crazy John it is about Irfan. Exactly who is he trying to con.....
» 24/10/2007 11:21:43 PM Ludwig said: There aren't compelling arguments either way. Exactly. Anyone who gives up t.....
» 24/10/2007 1:56:42 PM So Irfan, what exactly is the point of your rant? Is it to expose the sloppy scholarship a.....
» 23/10/2007 11:27:39 PM Ludwig You keep repeating this view – “There is a constant balancing act going on here, b.....
» 21/10/2007 11:19:00 PM I don’t think this debate is about politics. It is about freedom to choose my own behaviou.....
» 21/10/2007 5:15:40 PM Bronwyn said: “I can't see how exercising your right not to vote in any way helps the soci.....
» 20/10/2007 6:06:26 PM It is an important democratic right to vote and everyone in this country has that right. I.....
» 20/10/2007 8:50:06 AM Ludwig Even if there were changes to the system I would still not want to vote. I do not .....
» 19/10/2007 10:32:30 AM Redneck made the comment "Bovine excretia" in reply to the expression of my opin.....
» 19/10/2007 2:13:03 AM The reality is that there is no such thing as compulsory voting in Australia – there is on.....
» 19/10/2007 12:35:54 AM To say that some murderers are more deserving of execution because they have abducted and .....
» 17/10/2007 7:16:33 PM Most people do not have very strong views about capital punishment because it is not somet.....
» 16/10/2007 7:14:35 PM It is this kind of political expediency that causes voters to have little or no respect fo.....
» 14/10/2007 1:02:50 PM Non-Muslims are wasting their time trying to enter into dialogue with any Muslim who seeks.....
» 12/10/2007 11:03:32 PM To say that there are similarities between the prejudice against the Jews in the past and .....
» 27/04/2007 9:56:08 PM The problem with people like John Howard and Tony Abbott is not that their religion gets i.....
» 27/04/2007 10:48:27 AM The thing is that these programs you are arguing for are already in place and according to.....
» 16/04/2007 12:26:27 PM "The first step in any logical process is research " Maybe so but that does gu.....
» 16/04/2007 12:23:18 PM " Regardless of which box you decide to put them in, the teenagers affected by homoph.....
» 14/04/2007 5:04:10 PM "Another utterly shameful excuse for turning away from the misery of a group of entir.....
» 12/04/2007 11:26:16 PM I think that all bullying and aggressive behaviour is inexcusable and that education autho.....
» 11/04/2007 10:41:36 PM jpw2040 said: "It is simply idiotic to say that homosexuality is not “natural,” there.....
» 11/04/2007 10:24:18 AM Why is it that every time someone criticises homosexual behaviour they are labelled 'homop.....
» 15/06/2006 11:51:25 AM Jesus was married. So what? Exactly! So what? Whether he was married or not is totally i.....

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