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Comment Re:Bullshit, Todd. (Score 1, Interesting) 226

The kid does have the wrong genes. They wanted their kid, they got somebody else's kid. It fucking matters!

More-or-less everyone understands this. And more-or-less everyone throughout history would understand this.

The people claiming this is "weird" or "fucked up" are either strange themselves, or they're pretending. Either way, they're pushing a moral or ethical idea that contradicts nature. They're going to need a better sales pitch.

Comment Re: 100 years ago, who cares? (Score 1) 478

...if an innocent person confesses to a crime, the guilty party gets away with it.

All the guilty people are dead. It was 100 years ago. Everyone left is innocent of it.

The rest of the world (apart from some Russians) believes that the Turks deliberately committed mass murder of Armenian civilians.

But they all died a long time ago.

Anyone dealing with the Turkish state now knows that they can't be trusted to tell the truth.

This is a 100% artificial concern. You're pretending this matters to start or continue a fight based on an ancient grievance. I understand this. It's destructive and unjust and potentially destabilizing. It advances the cause of hatred and it benefits no one. Just let it go.

Comment Re:100 years ago, who cares? (Score 1) 478

...the question is how people are dealing with the history they have inherited from their ancestors. No one is free to ignore history.

It's unjust to try to burden innocent people with their ancestors' guilt. It's also self-defeating, because, if you look back far enough, I guarantee your ancestors also have blood on their hands, just like everyone else's ancestors.

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