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    Re: Are Gay People "Abnormal"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
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    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

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    I am curious, Redress. Did you give a lot of thought into the wording of your question?
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    Re: Are Gay People "Abnormal"?

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainCourtesy View Post
    I am curious, Redress. Did you give a lot of thought into the wording of your question?
    Yes, I worded it very specifically.
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    Re: Are Gay People "Abnormal"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Yes, I worded it very specifically.
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    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
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    We became a great nation not because we are a nation of cynics. We became a great nation because we are a nation of believers - Lindsey Graham

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    Re: Are Gay People "Abnormal"?

    homosexuality being a trait exhibited by such a small percentage of the population it does not rate the definition of "normalcy".

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    Re: Are Gay People "Abnormal"?

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    homosexuality being a trait exhibited by such a small percentage of the population it does not rate the definition of "normalcy".
    What would you consider the cutoff percentage for normalcy? Under 50 %? Lower?
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    Re: Are Gay People "Abnormal"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Yes, I worded it very specifically.
    I figured that.
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    Re: Are Gay People "Abnormal"?

    The definition of abnormal:

    not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm

    So in a way being gay is abnormal if one is to believe that mating with the opposite sex suits a scientific purpose from a biological reproductive perspective and that this is typical of our species.

    On the presumption that you are using the word "abnormal" to suggest it is wrong or unnatural in any way, then the answer would be no, it is not abnormal. We have seen homosexuality occur in most (if not all) members of intelligent species in the animal kingdom. Many species of animal currently alive have members that exhibit this characteristic and it is likely the animals before us did also.
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