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What are some of your most controversial opinions?
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Re: What are some of your most controversial opinions?

Quote:In a way, I guess. But I meant love as in caring about them a lot, but you're not physically or emotionally attracted to them that you want each other to be a couple. Like loving your sibling or your best friend. That love I can clearly understand.
That's actually exactly what I was talking about all along too. Now just apply it to "relationships" (but don't apply any of the normal crap that goes with relationships), and it suddenly becomes a lot more viable. I suppose I should have explained it better, but there just aren't words in the english vocabulary for this stuff that haven't been tainted. Razz

Quote:I'd rather stay virgin, thank you.
Me too.

Quote:I'm against abortion (rights of a new life are higher than the convenience of people who should've been more careful)
This reminded me of something. You know when they have birth complications, and it's a choice of either the mother dying or the baby dying, and they expect the guy to choose in like 5 seconds? That's just retarded. The mother should sign a form and SHE should choose what happens in the event of an emergency. Don't expect the poor dude to make a split second decision with someone's life on the line. I also don't get why people choose to keep the baby and let the mother die. Is that what SHE would want? Do people even think of shit like that? Not in 5 seconds, I would guess.

Quote:Eating babies is perfectly okay.
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What do they taste like?

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[] - Alucard483 - 09-21-2008, 06:37 AM
Re: What are some of your most controversial opinions? - SoulRiser - 09-22-2008 01:24 AM

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