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#16 TheLegendOfMart

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:05

Ok. But if it's not a choice and it's not a mental disorder, a disease, or a gene. Then what is it? I would really like to know the answer to this. I mean first we were told by the gay community it was one thing, then we were told something else, then we were told it's a choice. Now I just don't get it. So what exactly is it?

The 'gay community' didn't tell you what it was, they are just refuting idiots like this who say it is a choice.


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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:06

I can't free my mind from the image of the villagepeople stroking horses while singing

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:09

It's exactly the same as what being straight is - it's just the way your personal preferences work. The same as I love chocolate and hate tomatoes. Some people have preferences one way, some people have them another. Simple as that.


So, then it is a choice? I choose to love savory foods, but I hate sweets. I choose water over soda and when I do drink soda, I choose Dr. Pepper. It's all a choice that I make. Or am I still not getting it?

The 'gay community' didn't tell you what it was, they are just refuting idiots like this who say it is a choice.


Then you don't remember the countless news interviews back in the day, where gays came out said that it's a choice. That it isn't a sickness. This whole thing confuses the Hell out of me.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:13

So, then it is a choice? I choose to love savory foods, but I hate sweets. I choose water over soda and when I do drink soda, I choose Dr. Pepper. It's all a choice that I make. Or am I still not getting it?



Then you don't remember the countless news interviews back in the day, where gays came out said that it's a choice. That it isn't a sickness. This whole thing confuses the Hell out of me.


Ask yourself the same question about heterosexuality, how would you define it? I would define it as a way of being, something inherent (i.e., just is, just exists by the pure nature that sexuality is a part of the human life).

People who say it is a choice are most likely referring to the stupid idea that it can or cannot be acted upon. Which is total bull****, because humans have a physical need for sexual contact as well as emotional contact with other humans. So sure, if they can magically eliminate that primal need for sex, then you might be able to swing it and say avoiding sex with a same sex partner "is a choice" Maybe. Otherwise it really isn't.

Ask yourself if you choose who you find attractive, or does it come sort of automatically?

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:19

Horses didn't work in 'Brokeback Mountain'.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:22

I'm not gay, but I think all the straight males should ask themselves "when you look at a hot woman, with really nice cleavage why do you get aroused?". Other than the simple answer of "She's hot and she has nice cleavage" ...but why? Why does an attractive woman with nice cleavage turn you on other than it just does?

Simple answer, we just do. No explanation, it's how we are wired.

People who are gay are wired differently. Not a bad thing, but they can't explain why they are attracted to men just like how straight males can't explain why they are attracted to women.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:27

I'm not gay, but I think all the straight people should ask themselves "when you look at a hot woman, with really nice cleavage why you you get aroused?". Other than the simple answer of "She's hot and she has nice cleavage" ...but why? Why does an attractive woman with nice cleavage turn you on other than it just does.

Simple answer, we just do. No explanation, it's how we are wired.

Your over simplified explanation is over simplified. ;)


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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:28

I'm not gay, but I think all the straight people should ask themselves "when you look at a hot woman, with really nice cleavage why you you get aroused?". Other than the simple answer of "She's hot and she has nice cleavage" ...but why? Why does an attractive woman with nice cleavage turn you on other than it just does.

Simple answer, we just do. No explanation, it's how we are wired.

People who are gay are wired differently. Not a bad thing, but they can't explain why they are attracted to men just straight males can't explain why they are attracted to women.


Good enough explanation then.

#24 TheLegendOfMart

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:29

Then you don't remember the countless news interviews back in the day, where gays came out said that it's a choice. That it isn't a sickness. This whole thing confuses the Hell out of me.

Of course "back in the day" when attitudes were different gays were going to say it is a choice just to distance themselves from the ridiculous notion that being gay was some kind of sickness/disease/mental illness.

It might not be genetic but Its no more a choice than you chose to be heterosexual.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:31

, because humans have a physical need for sexual contact as well as emotional contact with other humans.


Asexual isolationists dont

#26 Nick H.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:38

i love how straight people try to say that homosexuality is a choice. ask any homosexual.

I think it's slightly unfair lumping all straight people in to the same category like that. I've never said anything like that.

Ok. But if it's not a choice and it's not a mental disorder, a disease, or a gene. Then what is it?

I've got a question for your question: Why does it matter?

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:39

I guess the real question here is, how did the pastor figure that one out ?
and how many other things has the pastor tried on the horse, to nail this as the right one ?

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:39

wonder if it can cure when your hair goes gray? or if it can cure your eye color? or skin color?

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:43

Ok. But if it's not a choice and it's not a mental disorder, a disease, or a gene. Then what is it? I would really like to know the answer to this. I mean first we were told by the gay community it was one thing, then we were told something else, then we were told it's a choice. Now I just don't get it. So what exactly is it?


Its just who that person is.
Just as some of us are heterosexual, others are homosexual. It is just who you are.


So, then it is a choice? I choose to love savory foods, but I hate sweets. I choose water over soda and when I do drink soda, I choose Dr. Pepper. It's all a choice that I make. Or am I still not getting it?


But you don't CHOOSE to like those food and to hate sweets. You just do.
Just as you don't choose to like women, you just do.

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 17:45

I think it's slightly unfair lumping all straight people in to the same category like that. I've never said anything like that.


I've got a question for your question: Why does it matter?


If you read a certain post of mine, you would know why it matters to me. I'm just trying to understand.