QuantafyreRe: You've invalidated nothingFri May 18, 2012 10:39am184.108.40.206"Furthermore, your argument that my opinion has been invalidated is an argument from silence. Not only does my inability to pinpoint the exact moment in time of my development that I chose to be heterosexual (as if you would have accepted a firm answer from me anyway) not demonstrate your point, it is a red herring intended to draw away from the actual point I was making, namely that there is a question over sexual preference but not over skin color."
"There was never any question that skin color isn't a choice. The same cannot be said about sexual orientation. BK"
***The original post drew attention to the fact that those who have been discriminated against due to skin color (something they have no control over) then discriminate against those who have undoubtedly have no control over their biologically determined sexual orientation. You then made the second statement above, suggesting that there might not be a biologically determined sexual orientation that is beyond the control of the individual; that it might be otherwise determined (which leaves choice as the only other major factor). I protested this conclusion of yours giving my opinion which is considerably more supported by the scientific evidence.
That is the essence of our debate and the source of my question to you regarding when you made your choice. I admit it is a bit rhetorical, but it was issued with the intent that I have previously elucidated.***
- You've invalidated nothing BK, Fri May 18 10:11amYou are attempting to turn this into a debate as to whether sexual preference is a choice, and have foisted the burden of proof on me when I never even made the argument that it is. Furthermore, your ... more
- Re: You've invalidated nothing Quantafyre, Fri May 18 10:39am
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