Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Oct 2008 19:26 UTC, submitted by SK8T
In the News In a rather unusual move, both Google and Apple have publicly backed the fight against "Proposition 8", both by words as well as by donation. Proposition 8 is an initiative measure in the state of California that would ban same-sex marriages in California by amending the Constitution of the state to include that "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California". Both companies gave out their reasoning for supporting the fight against 'Prop 8'.
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RE[6]: Applause
by Arun on Sun 26th Oct 2008 18:42 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Applause"
Arun
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No, "normal" is not defined by culture. That's a descriptive viewpoint that allows virtually anything that won't outright destroy a society, when what's needed here is a prescriptive viewpoint on a moral issue. Specifically, is it unethical to require people to treat homosexuality as inequal to heterosexuality, or is it unethical to require people to treat homosexuality as equal to heterosexuality?


That's some seriously incoherent rambling there. It is unethical to pass laws discriminating people for being normal. The precise reason why it is unethical to discriminate based on race.

I say, in answer to the real question underlying this discussion, that what is to be (


The real problem underlying this discussion is you have an incorrect view on homosexuality and are trying to defend your incorrect view, quite unsuccessfully at that.

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