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Don't Deny My Rights and I Won't Deny Yours
As a society of unique individualities we aren't always going to agree on every social issue. We all have our own opinions and they should all be respected.
We shouldn't judge one another based on each others lifestyle or mannerisms. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could all accept each other for the way we are?
If we can truly feel compassion for one another without attempting to strip each other of our rights life would be grand.
Random challenge. If you should choose to accept this challenge that's outstanding! If you choose not to, well that's okay too.
For twenty-four hours let's all try to accept and understand one another.
Let's try not to change someone's opinion or condemn someone's beliefs.
Who knows maybe this new way of thinking might carry over to weeks, months and years.
Go ahead and try it. It's not going to hurt anyone.
Think before you speak...
If you don't like gay marriages? Don't have one...but don't frown upon a same sex couple who are happy. I consider them unique. Contrary to what some people think you can't "pray away gay."
If you don't like cigarettes? Don't smoke them....smokers aren't the scum of the earth that society has perceived them to be. They aren't stupid. They are fully aware that smoking is a health risk. The decision to smoke is theirs. It's their body to do whatever they decide. Most smokers I've encountered are courteous smokers who simply move away from others while enjoying their habit.
If you don't like abortions? Don't get one...abortions shouldn't be a form of birth control as some might presume. For the women who have had this procedure I'm sure it wasn't an easy choice to make. They have to live with their decision for the rest of their lives. It's still their choice. They should not be made to feel guilty.
In addition if you don't like sex? Don't have it...but don't complain when you hear moans and groans coming from your neighbors house. Just saying.
If you don't like drugs? Don't do them...drugs are an addiction. Addicts aren't born addicts. There is a reason users use drugs. Reach out to them. A few kind words of appreciation and a meaningful gesture can go a long way. We live and learn from each of our mistakes.
If you don't like porn? Don't watch it...and trust me I won't. Freedom of the press! I would like to give a shout-out to Larry Flynt. He was born into poverty and created a multi-million dollar business (Hustler magazine). That's impressive.
Don't like alcohol? Don't drink it...to each his own. It's not your liver that's being tampered with. Alcoholic consumption can be used to celebrate or sedate. As long as the consumer isn't drinking and driving or harming another person the choice to drink is theirs to make.
Don't like guns? Don't buy one... Guns don't kill people. People kill people. It's never the guns fault. I hold no animosity towards guns when they are used for the correct purpose and in the proper situations. God bless the USA!
It's simple.....If you don't like your rights taken away then don't try to take away someone else's.
Disclaimer: This article is not intended to offend anyone. This is my perspective point of view. We are who we are. We are all unusual yet unique human beings.
We are stuck on this planet together through thick and thin. Personally I just think it would be nice if for just one day we could all see eye to eye and support one another. Peace out.