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cat August 9, 2022

@katp we have words for many concepts that are sexist and redundant. 

A mother is someone who cares for and loves a child. That has nothing to do with whether that child is physically birthed by them, and shame on you for implying that non bio-mothers are somehow invalid. 

cat August 9, 2022

@katp Mental health experts have many theories about the increase in mental health issues among young people- climate change, social media, economic pressures, and the impact of better diagnosis and less stigma. None of these experts believe that the issue is parents working full time. 


Ignoring experts opinions and research in favour of sweeping and unsupported assertions is whats disingenuous. 

cat August 9, 2022

@katp it also makes far less sense to link the two without any evidence. Especially since, as Laura points out, parents are spending more time with their children not less. 

cat August 9, 2022

@rush or until you end up in a coma, as Peterson did.

cat August 8, 2022

@poodletime its not a competition. 

cat August 8, 2022

You cant argue choice and biological determinism at the same time. 


By all means, argue for the ability to be a stay at home parent. For both men and women. 

But don't do it by propagating the idea that "boobs, vaginas and hormones" tell us that is what women are supposed to do. Thats not advocating for choice, its advocating for traditional gender roles that are "justified" by biology. As someone with boobs, a vagina and hormones and zero desire for kids, that is just removing my right to choose. 

cat August 5, 2022

Alex Jones is a pretty decent argument that there must be limits to "free speech". You shouldnt be able to put people through this sort of trauma. 

cat August 3, 2022

Age gaps are one thing when it's 30 and 50, but when one person is under 25 its a whole different situation. When one has a "teen" at the end of their age it should be illegal. 

cat August 3, 2022

@kate m yeah, Ive looked into it. Its undeniably true that its hearsay. 

cat August 3, 2022

Michael Peterson sold his story/alleged crime in every form that he could, at every turn he could- docos, books, he's still out there writing vile things in the press about everyone he's ever met. Even if he is innocent, he made himself fair game a long time ago. I don't think you could compare him to Amy Winehouse or the Morcombe family at all. 

There are many issues with Elvis, but no one could mistake Baz's style for reality. Tarantino literally rewrites history in his movies, it's named "Once Upon a Time" like a fairytale. Neither of them pretended to be presenting a realistic version of their subjects. 

cat August 3, 2022

@mamamia-user-482898552 I would argue that if the family approves of a biopic its probably not accurate at all. Most people's lives don't look that good when presented truthfully. 

cat August 3, 2022

@kate m you mean where a third party says that amber's sister said he cut his finger off. Hearsay of (alleged) hearsay, in other words. 

cat August 3, 2022

@rush the only problem is that some kids are ready earlier, so they get bored at home/daycare. 

cat August 2, 2022

@kaylieweir I think it worse than having no respect, he seems to actively and violently hate women, as well as anyone who tries to get him to take responsibility for his addiction and actions. 

cat August 1, 2022

@gu3st like a church pew. 

cat August 1, 2022

@mamamia-user-482898552 its how Depp designed it when he campaigned to have the trial televised. 

cat July 31, 2022

@blogfly I dont think you understand how sexuality works. 

cat July 31, 2022

@mb1111 not even close to anything I have ever said, please stop trying to put words in my mouth and hijack the topic. 

 
If you think construction workers are somehow less equal than other humans that just reflects badly on you. 

cat July 31, 2022

@yeahyepyes I challenge you to find something Peterson has said that isnt misogynist. 

cat July 29, 2022

@mb1111 when you're trying to compare it to organ donation, most of the effects of having children are fairly minor. There are people who experience major long term complications of course, hence the word "can".