Re: Personal responsibility [was Re: Genderless societies]

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Fri, 17 Sep 1999 08:48:36 -0700 (PDT)

> From: Lee Daniel Crocker <>
> >Frankly, though, that's one double standard I fully support, and
> >that fits well with the realities. Laws that treat unequal things
> >equally are bad laws. Sex between an older woman and young boy
> >is a qualitatively different act than the same act between
> >parties of the same age and opposite gender. The consequences
> >to the victim--both physical ones like pregnancy and disease
> >and emotional ones--are different in degree and character, and
> >/should/ be treated differently.
> Sorry, but that makes you a sexist.

So what's your point? I don't care about your labels, I care about what's /right/, so if you have some argument that I'm mistaken, I'd like to hear it. Blind, dogmatic egalitarianism is just as stupid as blind dogmatic sexism; I see no reason to value one over the other.

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