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Are Americans As Primitive As They Seem On Sodahead ?

boots 2012/02/19 14:44:53
From subject like gay rights to arguing about if evolution should be taught in school .
To us foreign folk Americans seem pretty behind the curve when it comes to social issues .

Its funny because at the same time America seems far ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to racial issues .
Only western country to elect a black leader .

Yet when it comes to the environment ,stem cell research ,healthcare ,woman in the military ,birth control and almost every other social issue that most other western countries have dealt with and moved on America just seems so far behind .

Example Rick Santorum really seem to hate the practice of sex for the purpose of enjoyment . Sighting that sex should just be used for reproduction .
That just makes the rest of the modern world laugh .(just being honest ) .

This election has gone from economics to once again lame social issues that should not even be issues in a modern society .

From your friends in Canukastain goodluck Jesusland .


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  • seathanaich 2012/02/29 22:53:27
    seathanaich
    +1
    It's hard to believe the US lags so far behind us on social issues, but unfortunately the truth is that they do. Their politicians never stop talking about their "faith" and "Jesus", while our politicians keep their religion to themselves. I never hear people deny evolution or climate change here, yet they are both either majority "beliefs" in the US, or close to it.

    My wife's mother is moving here from near Boston. She is doing so because she can no longer stand living among people who are as hyper-religious and as socially Third World as her neighbours. Imagine if she lived in the Bible Belt!
  • Pikaboo 2012/02/29 22:09:30
    Pikaboo
    lol, yes. I can't wait to move to England. :/
  • Radical Ed 2012/02/21 07:31:36
  • Kevin Verdone 2012/02/20 01:21:29
    Kevin Verdone
    +1
    Wait a minute... Why did you say Americans? Are you implying there are people OTHER than Americans in this world? You're crazy.
  • Melizmatic Kevin V... 2012/02/20 18:13:51
  • Melicious Kiss of PHAET 2012/02/19 19:08:26
    Melicious Kiss of PHAET
    +4
    No. Not all Americans. Generalizations are never a good thing. You can't lump us all together. We are not all the same. Thank goodness!
  • Melizmatic Melicio... 2012/02/20 18:14:21
    Melizmatic
    +3
    Halleloo!

    shangela gifs
  • Latti I... Melicio... 2012/02/20 18:16:47
  • 9th of 9 2012/02/19 19:02:49
    9th of 9
    Saw on here the other day a man talking about the UK sending you to prison for taking pictures of your child at the beach. Talk about your dark ages. Canada is nothing but a province of the Queen. Part of the collective.
  • seathan... 9th of 9 2012/02/29 22:57:43 (edited)
    seathanaich
    +1
    What Canada does socially one decade, the US follows along with a decade or two later.

    Rates of atheism in Canada circa 1970 = 4%
    Rates of atheism in USA circa 1980 = 4%
    Rates of atheism in Canada circa 1990 = 15%
    Rates of atheism in USA circa 2010 = 15%
    Rates of atheism in Canada circa 2011 = 25%
    Rates of atheism in USA circa 20?? = 25%

    Gay marriage legalised in Canada circa 2005.
    Gay marriage legalised in all US states circa 2015? 2025?

    Allowed to be openly gay in Canadian military circa 1995.
    Allowed to be openly gay in US military circa 2011.

    I could go on.
  • 9th of 9 seathan... 2012/03/01 12:06:32 (edited)
    9th of 9
    Yep, that is where we are headed if we do not turn it around. Most of our leaders today are nothing more than loyalists to the global crown. Stripping our Bill of Rights away one by one.
  • seathan... 9th of 9 2012/03/02 04:38:28
    seathanaich
    It's like talking to a turtle or a moss-covered rock, which makes the point that "Swami" was making when he posted this thread.
  • 9th of 9 seathan... 2012/03/02 11:33:24
    9th of 9
    Some people like being told what to do and how to live, others do not. The latter welcomes you with open arms into individualism. Don't be afraid.
  • Rusty Shackleford 2012/02/19 17:17:44
    Rusty Shackleford
    +2
    Yes, and one would be wise not to piss us off.
  • boots Rusty S... 2012/02/19 17:27:15
    boots
    +1
    Or what ?? You gonna get all loud mouth and not do anything other then that
    because that is what you guys do .
    Bill O riley
  • Rusty S... boots 2012/02/19 17:39:03
    Rusty Shackleford
    I speak softly and carry a big stick.
  • Melicio... Rusty S... 2012/02/19 19:09:45
  • Rusty S... Melicio... 2012/02/19 19:26:24
    Rusty Shackleford
    :)
  • Tony 2012/02/19 16:42:55
    Tony
    yes,of course,but i acutally don't care about what others think ...
  • Rogue_Loner 2012/02/19 16:34:01
  • rustyshackelford 2012/02/19 15:44:28
  • Tea in ... rustysh... 2012/02/19 15:51:24
    Tea in the Harbor
    +5
    In a nutshell, that is the description of the way the mind of a psychpath works.
  • rustysh... Tea in ... 2012/02/19 15:55:15
  • Tea in ... rustysh... 2012/02/19 16:06:53
    Tea in the Harbor
    +3
    You're right, I forgot the "o."

    But it is in fact the underlying belief that allows a psychopath to mistreat other human beings.

    Psychopathy (/saɪˈkɒpəθi/[1][2]) is a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of disregard for, or violation of, the rights of others. It is defined in different ways, but can involve a lack of empathy or remorse, false emotions, selfishness, grandiosity or deceptiveness; it can also involve impulsiveness, irritability, aggression, or inability to perceive danger and protect one's self.

    "a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of disregard for, or violation of, the rights of others" is the operative phrase. If you "don't give a crap" what other people think, you are exhibiting a disregard for their rights to their opinions, and therefore meet the lowest level of the criteria.

    That doesn't mean that you'll go over the edge and start killing people, just that you have adopted the required mindset.
  • boots rustysh... 2012/02/19 15:58:49
    boots
    good because you would cry if you did .
  • Tea in the Harbor 2012/02/19 15:08:19
    Tea in the Harbor
    +4
    I think American conservatives think the Dark Ages got a bad rap and would like a do-over.
  • boots Tea in ... 2012/02/19 15:37:09
  • Defend ... boots 2012/02/19 18:42:20
    Defend Western Civlization
    +1
    if Sharia Law and muslim terrorist takes over then the real dark ages will take over
  • Rocky 2012/02/19 15:01:00 (edited)
    Rocky
    +2
    Actually, I really don't have an opinion on present day North America, of which The United States of America is but one half, and what it actually represents to the rest of the World...however, until something better comes along, I will stay right here. And my opinion includes Canada as one of the places where I believe I could live without fear.
  • boots Rocky 2012/02/19 15:38:52
    boots
    I lived in NewYork for 2 year it was great but that was in the 90's .Pre 911 years .
    have not been back to the states since .
  • Defend ... Rocky 2012/02/19 18:43:51
    Defend Western Civlization
    you have less freedom and more taxes in Canada then in the US
  • boots Defend ... 2012/02/19 20:25:50 (edited)
    boots
    +2
    Yes we have higher tax's .
    As for Freedom you are talking out of your ass .
    The only freedom you have is the right to carry hand gun in public and that is a freedom I am glad we live without .
    Woman in my country can serve in the military (fully) same with gays (for years now ).
    We enjoy sex for pleasure in my country and would never vote for a person that is against birth control .
    The only freedom you have in your country is the freedom of oppression .
    You Christians are just as bad as Muslims no difference in my eyes .
    You are all just a bunch of backwater crazies .
  • Defend ... boots 2012/02/20 03:27:57 (edited)
    Defend Western Civlization
    i see more Propaganda and nonsense
    So you mean you are against a Woman's right to use Guns to defend her self against Rapist?
    Americans will cheer when Canada's Nazi gun registration system is flushed down the drains and all the data the SS Storm troops collected is ERASED
    It was not a Christian who was convicted of honor killings just weeks ago in Canada either
    Under sharia law NO freedom to drink beer and women will have no rights
    Iran a Sharia Law Country hangs homosexuals from cranes and stones women to death
  • seathan... boots 2012/02/29 23:01:42
    seathanaich
    +1
    The irony of the ignorant: they know nothing about others on the one hand, yet pretend that they can compare themselves to others on the other. Sadly, they are not intelligent enough to appreciate the irony of what they say.
  • lm1b2 2012/02/19 14:54:00
    lm1b2
    +1
    Your right, you foreigners have lost your morals,no wonder the French want to dump their fellow Canadians and gain freedom from people who are morally corrupt!

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