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Boozer stands up for Utah

I don't know who to - rep and who to + rep in this thread. Too much stuff going on.

I have no problem mocking the LDS faith at all, if it isn't done half-assed, meaning the standard polyandry schtick, but maybe because I think aggressive proselytizing is incredibly insulting.
I wasn't making comparisons to equalize the different situations, I was simply trying to determine what your standards are for being able to make fun of people by creating a range of choices. Your original comment on the subject seemed to draw the line between situations that people choose vs. those that people don't. I simply offered some examples where people's decisions and actions contribute to their predictament and wondered what your take on them is.

From what I gather sexual orientation is out. Religion is in. Being fat is in. Being raped is out. What did we decide on skin cancer? How about being an *** for acting like an internet tough guy? Can I make fun of you or are you off limits?

I don't recall saying it was okay to make fun of anyone. But there is a vast difference between saying "Haha you crazy Mormon!" and "Haha, you got raped when you were 13 years old!". There's also a vast difference between making personal jokes at the expense of an individual, and making generalized statements about a large group of people. Things are not so black and white, and you know it. Every person will react differently, some will not react at all. But this entire out of control thing did not start about it being "okay" to make fun of people. It's just being painted that way by a few people that think Mormons get an unfair shake when it comes to ridiculing religions.

As far as making fun of me, I believe I already addressed that fact. Go for it. I'm a good sport.

Therefore, we should condone it. Great logic. Let's go make fun of all religions!

I do. Frequently.
Tim Hardaway quote - "You know, I hate gay people, so I let it be known," Hardaway said. "I don't like gay people and I don't like to be around gay people. I am homophobic. I don't like it. It shouldn't be in the world or in the United States."

Do Imus Quote -That's some nappy-headed hos. I'm gonna tell you that now, man, that's some—whew

Mel Gibson quote- F*****g Jews… The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world.

Radio DJ - Those Mormons are crazy..

How could you campare what the first group of idiots said to the DJ? Crazy, you are getting worked up about being called crazy???

How is what Mel Gibson said any different from what the POS radio DJ said? The only reason it's different is he is on the radio and could not say what Gibson said.
Have you ever considered the possibility that he says these types of things because of PMS-ing people like you? He's trying to get a reaction, and thanks to you, he's getting it (and he doesn't even know it). Way to play into it Archie Puppet.

Therefore, we should condone it. Great logic. Let's go make fun of all religions!

Yep, since that's what I said. Way to go overboard....again.
Yeah, people tend to react to offensive, ignorant comments. You telling me not to have a problem with what he said is basically saying you condone it and it's not a big deal, or no?

Freedom of speech, and all that.

If you react badly to his "offensive" comment, that's your problem, not his.