You're being that crotchety old man again. Okay, I've read them. I don't see that you're offering anything beyond your own personal opinions. What significant point am I missing?
Originally Posted by Dionysus
"At the end of the day, if someone has some weird, private idiosyncrasy that makes them feel comfortable in their own skin and it doesn't hurt anyone - such as, suppose, a person believing in and talking to a supposed supernatural being(s), asking them for strength and guidance, thanking them for the good things in their lives, giving audible thanks at the table in a restaurant, etc. - then there's no reason at all to make them feel bad about that. My comments are aimed at, and contextual to, people who are fond of calling people they don't understand "twisted"; people who think it's somehow morally wrong to "normalize" such people; people who do indeed seem to want to hate people that have character traits that have absolutely no impact on their own lives whatsoever."
Who are these people fond of calling people they don't understand "twisted" and think it's morally wrong to "normalize" such people? And what makes you think that the "twisted" as a group, and as promoted by the media as courageous role models don't have an impact on the lives of the larger society or the individual. Isn't that the reason liberals promote such people as Jenner, in an effort to HAVE an impact? Their aim is to legitimize and "normalize" a broad spectrum of deviant behavior, from what I can tell.