Nobody cares what they believe. Seriously, they might be ostracized if they’re all over the place about it publicly, but that would probably be the case for being over-the-top about any belief system or philosophy.
The problem comes in when you VOTE and ACTIVELY TRY to mess with other people’s lives, per your beliefs.
Would any of them empathize with the Amish if they voted and constantly complained in the media that they were ‘ostracized’ because they continuously voted against electricity and combustion engines?
Great analogy. Freedom of religion means just that—people are free to believe what they want. But there’s no right to act on those beliefs, or to be protected from others having dissimilar beliefs. So if your religion has a problem with birth control, good for you! Don’t use it. But don’t try to impose that belief on others.
Do you recall a time in America when the income of a single school teacher or baker or salesman or mechanic was enough to buy a home, have two cars, and raise a family?
I remember. My father (who just celebrated his 100th birthday) earned enough for the rest of us to live comfortably. We weren’t…
The US Senate Has Very Poor Timing
The same day it was revealed that the Army’s top sexual-assault prosecutor has been suspended after allegedly sexually assaulting someone at a sexual-assault conference, the US Senate rejected a bill that would have overhauled the way the Pentagon handles sexual-assault cases.
Have a nice day.
Nonetheless, it speaks to a problem at Reddit’s core that the site has yet been able to completely destroy: that its libertarianism is so deeply poisoned by misogyny that freedom from harassment is more urgent for child pornographers than women.
The United States typically interprets its own actions through the lens of its principles. It reads the principles of other countries from their behavior. In most instances that leads to precisely the hypocrisies that Russia, China and other countries find so easy to condemn.
The future of Ukraine is now no longer about Kiev’s Independence Square, democracy in Ukraine or European integration. It is about how to preserve a vision of Europe — and, indeed, of the world — where countries give up the idea that people who speak a language we understand are the only ones worth protecting.