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Rigil Kent (January 12, 2012, 17:11:47 PM):
It never hurts as must as some people think, to admit we were wrong or made a mistake. I'm still here after all :D
You mean old Telly accepted you apologies? >:D >:D
BoogieMonster (January 12, 2012, 17:26:57 PM):
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I just don't think either st0nes or boogieM took him literally either or were necessarily negative toward him or his post.

I didn't think he literally meant "lets do it", no. And I'm not trying to slate you superman. It's ironic to me that you talk about being misunderstood on a forum, as an effect of misunderstanding us. :D

I am skeptical and do question stuff as a first reaction though, because it seems that he believes this is a good idea, even though we already know the results of trying to change people's sexual orientation, subtly or otherwise.
Superman (January 12, 2012, 18:42:43 PM):
it seems that he believes this is a good idea, even though we already know the results of trying to change people's sexual orientation, subtly or otherwise.

@BoogieMonster, I am answering you now since I find this post entertaining. Even a bit of disagreement can be entertaining if you don't take it too far and it becomes a fight. I don't want a fight.

1.) I am not talking about changing anybody's sexuality.
2.) Sexuality is a result of 'nature and nurture' which is the best science today can tell us about sexuality.
3.) Kingsley's Scale (a bit controversial) of sexuality on a sliding scale, I think has some truth to it. As I understand it most people fall mostly in the middle i.e. bisexuality.
4.) I think most straight identified people will realize their capacity for being bisexual if they allowed themselves to experiment.
5.) There will always still be a lot of people that are 100% gay or 100% straight. I would not want to force anything on anybody.

So I am saying if people were more open to the idea they might discover they are bisexual and can have a homosexual relationship. But as you say this is dangerous territory and perhaps not a good idea.
Rigil Kent (January 12, 2012, 18:59:52 PM):
4.) I think most straight identified people will realize their capacity for being bisexual if they allowed themselves to experiment.

OH, OH! MRS KENT PLEASE COME HAVE A GANDER AT THIS! 8) 8)
Superman (January 12, 2012, 22:19:09 PM):
Cannot sleep so I will add some more to my post.

I would like to introduce you to the rabbit hole of contradictory information.

Been reading the ol' Wikipedia. Here is the article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_orientation

Here are two some interesting quotes:

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The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has stated, "some people believe that sexual orientation is innate and fixed; however, sexual orientation develops across a person's lifetime".[35] The APA also says that "most people experience little or no sense of choice about their sexual orientation".[36] "[F]or some ["people"] the focus of sexual interest will shift at various points through the life span..."[37] A community may change over time.[38]


My question to the APA is now is sexuality fixed or fluid? Are they perhaps both? Very confusing isn't it.

Here is another and perhaps more truthful. More down at the bottom.

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The American Psychiatric Association stated:[60]
No one knows what causes heterosexuality, homosexuality, or bisexuality. Homosexuality was once thought to be the result of troubled family dynamics or faulty psychological development. Those assumptions are now understood to have been based on misinformation and prejudice.


This is the truth as I see it we would need to get more data before we can make a non contradictory theory about sexuality. Of course today people like contradictions.

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