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Old 03-03-2020, 05:31 PM   #31
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The over-reaction is on the part of those forcing new genders/gender identities and new names for those gender identities. If it was not so dangerous it would be comical...perhaps its comically dangerous (George Carlin skit?)? It is Tyranny of the Minority and it's that simple, it has taken different shapes over the centuries since its deployment and this is its current phase/shape. It will morph into another once this phase passes and that is the reason people (see gender neutral) always need to be vigilant.
I was hoping you'd critically assess your views based on an earnest plea. I seem to have forgotten that I'm on the Internet and metacognition is a pipe dream here.
 
Old 03-03-2020, 05:37 PM   #32
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Don't get too upset, snowflakes melt under the slightest increase in variable ambient temperature.
 
Old 03-03-2020, 05:48 PM   #33
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Don't get too upset, snowflakes melt under the slightest increase in variable ambient temperature.
Cute.
 
Old 03-03-2020, 06:52 PM   #34
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I don't think I've ever seen a privilege, let alone an actual right, to not be offended... but unfortunately that may not last for long.
 
Old 03-03-2020, 09:07 PM   #35
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I know in Hollywood they still make fun of Rednecks, hillbillies and Mexicans. You'd think the Mexican's would get angry.

Rednecks don't care about such silly stuff.

My complaint is I can't stand all the censoring of old movies. They removed all the Jap and Nip references from WW2 movies and such in every genre of movie. They censored a stature but not for the breasts, the stature was fully dressed, it was because as far as I can tell the stature was a black woman. Why would they do that?

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Old 03-11-2020, 02:27 PM   #36
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Has anyone else noted the gender neutral change to birth certificates, in my case 60+ years after the original document. My birth certificate now states that my mother is my 'parent'. My father is also my parent, but the de-sexing of my mother is particularly onerous because 'parent' gets translated into Spanish as 'padre' if i have to do anything with it here in Nicaragua. Am still quite clumsy with Spanish, but I think there's a big difference between 'padres' plural, which is how you'd say 'parents', and 'padre' singular, which always (I think) means 'father'.
 
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SJW's strike again:
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...07#post6099607
 
Old 03-11-2020, 05:11 PM   #38
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Has anyone else noted the gender neutral change to birth certificates, in my case 60+ years after the original document. My birth certificate now states that my mother is my 'parent'. My father is also my parent, but the de-sexing of my mother is particularly onerous because 'parent' gets translated into Spanish as 'padre' if i have to do anything with it here in Nicaragua. Am still quite clumsy with Spanish, but I think there's a big difference between 'padres' plural, which is how you'd say 'parents', and 'padre' singular, which always (I think) means 'father'.
How can they legally change your birth certificate?
 
Old 03-12-2020, 06:29 AM   #39
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My complaint is I can't stand all the censoring of old movies. They removed all the Jap and Nip references from WW2 movies and such in every genre of movie.
I wonder what they did with The Dambusters. In that film (one of the greatest war films ever made in my opinion), the boffin Barnes-Wallace has a black Labrador retriever called N***** and the whole operation is named after him.
 
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How can they legally change your birth certificate?
No, it isn't legal to change any legal document without the signatories consent. But they're the gubmint, so they can do anything they d**n well please.

When I first inquired, the bureaucrat said this:
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According to Minnesota Statute 144.225, subdivision 8, there is a standardized format for certified birth records as of July 1,2000 and we cannot change the field from "parent" to "mother" and "father".
with no explanation of how they could change the original document issued in 1951 which clearly said 'mother' and 'father'

When I objected to this, she wrote:

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In 2013, Minnesota changed the labels (mother and father) on vital records certifications to a gender-neutral label (parent). This was in response to changes marriage law and to have correct labels for all parents.
Note the discrepancy of dates. Notice also the reference to (social) correct[ness]. In other words, the bureaucrat decided to de-sex my mother for her own sense of gender neutrality, historical accuracy be d**ned.
 
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No, it isn't legal to change any legal document without the signatories consent. But they're the gubmint, so they can do anything they d**n well please.

When I first inquired, the bureaucrat said this:

with no explanation of how they could change the original document issued in 1951 which clearly said 'mother' and 'father'

When I objected to this, she wrote:


Note the discrepancy of dates. Notice also the reference to (social) correct[ness]. In other words, the bureaucrat decided to de-sex my mother for her own sense of gender neutrality, historical accuracy be d**ned.
Sounds like a solid case for the courts IMO. Did they also "de-gender" you? Or are you still listed as boy or girl?
 
Old 03-12-2020, 05:33 PM   #42
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Sounds like a solid case for the courts IMO. Did they also "de-gender" you? Or are you still listed as boy or girl?
I tried w/o success to find a law firm willing to tackle this. Probably is the same in nearly all other states as well.

I am still 'male' on the birth certificate. Thanks for asking.
 
Old 03-12-2020, 08:01 PM   #43
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Might as well call it the darn busters.
 
Old 03-12-2020, 08:08 PM   #44
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Might as well call it the darn busters.
Is that a saying of some sort? Never heard it.
 
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hazel make a comment about an old movie called the dam busters.
 
  


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