Christopher Swicegood
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What is the purpose of gender

Started this discussion. Last reply by Heather Spoonheim Jul 20. 56 Replies

This question came to me when I was designing the culture of a fictional country.  I was wondering outside of the life sciences, why do we use gender, and should we keep it in our daily lives.  In my…Continue

What is evil

Started Dec 30, 2012 0 Replies

From my definition, evil is the act of purposely causing harm to others, and/or yourself.  What is your definition, and if possible how did you come to it?Continue

Supernatural

Started this discussion. Last reply by Obfuskation Oct 14, 2012. 16 Replies

There are many supernatural beings, gods, angles, elves, dragons, ect.  If you could make one of them real which one would it be and why.I would choose fairies because their cute.Continue

An atheist city or town?

Started Jul 25, 2012 0 Replies

Here in the united states despite our christian majority we do have cities and towns where the majority is of a different religion,  I am wondering are their towns and cities where, rather than…Continue

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Heather Spoonheim replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"I'll agree with you on this one - but perhaps you should realize that most people aren't 'shoved' into genders: it is just a concept that works very well for most people."
Jul 20
Heather Spoonheim replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"Being of mixed heritage, I am rather confounded by the concept of racism - but I am still aware that I am of mixed heritage and know the race of both my mother and father; a concept that is confirmed by society recognizing their races as well.…"
Jul 20
ɐuɐz ǝllǝıuɐp replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"Race to me is another thing I can't conform to because I am made up by a diversity of several ethnicities. I find putting people into segregated groups by skin colour and ethnicity is stupid."
Jul 20
ɐuɐz ǝllǝıuɐp replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"I dont support gender segregation and shoving people into gender boxed stereotyping… "
Jul 20
Gregg R Thomas replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"Go ask and evolutionary biologist."
Jul 20
Gregg R Thomas replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"Foot race or motorsport race?"
Jul 20
David Proulx replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"That reality doesn't promote anything. It just is. That's like saying that black and white promote a desire for colors. They're just opposite shades that exist with or without our consent. Wringing your hands over their…"
Jul 20
Unseen replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"+1 That's the metaphor I was searching for. "
Jul 20
Heather Spoonheim replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"You can refuse to accept race as well - that doesn't mean that it doesn't exist."
Jul 20
Unseen replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"Not supporting gender is like not supporting legs or ears."
Jul 20
ɐuɐz ǝllǝıuɐp replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"I can't simply accept something that promotes discrimination and segregation. "
Jul 20
Unseen replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"And beyond all that, how does natural selection explain the emergence of gender? While I believe in evolution wholeheartedly, I grant that it doesn't explain everything. How does natural selection create the two sexes, which can't…"
Jul 19
Unseen replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"I remember from a period of involuntary unemployment looking at jobs that simply would have fulfilled my obligation to find work but that would have been a trap, making it difficult if not impossible to get back to where I was and that I certainly…"
Jul 19
Erock68la replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"Fair enough."
Jul 19
David Proulx replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"I sympathize with the cards you were dealt, but yours is a special case, an aborraton, if you will. You know that, though, right. The question pertained to humanity's reality. I don't take the position of what should be, only what is and…"
Jul 19
David Proulx replied to Christopher Swicegood's discussion 'What is the purpose of gender'
"Thanks, but my 2 unemployment stints were once in my early 20’s and once in my late 20’s. I like to think that I have a little more integrity than that now, but I couldn’t promise you that, to a much lesser degree, it…"
Jul 19

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Atheist
About Me:
stuff
Age
19-24
Relationship Status
Single
Why are you here?
bored
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
strong belever in it at first, studded science, it slowly got weeker until I could no longer belive in an invisable man saying I did this and that.

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At 12:55pm on October 18, 2011, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Chris!

 
 
 

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