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[–] [email protected] 218 points 1 month ago (23 children)

I think conservatives freak out any time they learn basically anything.

[–] 0110010001100010 94 points 1 month ago (1 children)

Bold of you to assume they learn. They just knee-jerk get angry at whatever fox "news" tells them they should be angry about.

[–] Sterile_Technique 33 points 1 month ago (2 children)

Some of them are capable of learning - they're called 'ex conservatives '.

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[–] jeffw 25 points 1 month ago

Or alternatively, pretend it didn’t happen

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[–] [email protected] 94 points 1 month ago (4 children)

Conservatives are freaking out because they learned that some animals are gay

Are we seriously doomed to have this stupid ass homophobia shoved down our throats by conservative bigots every 5-10 years because they keep getting mad about the same thing all over again? I've been listening to this shit for over 20 years now.

[–] [email protected] 21 points 1 month ago

Just know that these asshats take extreme pride in their hate. They will subject people to it until the day they die. Christianity is an eternal well of hate and ignorance. And they want to make sure no one is ever happy, the miserable fucks!

[–] blattrules 14 points 1 month ago (1 children)

I think we’re doomed to have it shoved down our throats way more frequently than that with their recent freak outs.

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[–] [email protected] 75 points 1 month ago (5 children)

Shit headline: conservatives don't learn anything ever

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[–] ChihuahuaOfDoom 75 points 1 month ago (2 children)

"They're turning the freaking frogs gay!"

[–] jeffw 17 points 1 month ago (4 children)

Kind of amazing I didn’t think of that when I read this

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[–] [email protected] 13 points 1 month ago

I’m deeply sad that Alex jones got his hands on that one. There’s a potentially huge effect that birth control has on fish reproduction, but I suspect people dismiss it because Jones said libs were turning frogs gay

[–] [email protected] 63 points 1 month ago (2 children)

Imagine having a world view based on such fragile bullshit that two animals fucking can shatter it...

[–] Dkarma 13 points 1 month ago

Yeah conservatives are brain damaged.

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[–] breadsmasher 44 points 1 month ago (2 children)

Being a conservative requires refusing to learn anything

[–] Potatos_are_not_friends 19 points 1 month ago (4 children)

In high school, the conservative kids refused to accept homosexuality occurred in Greek culture. Then when they finally did accept it, said it was why God destroyed their civilization?

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[–] Veraxus 43 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Learned? No, that is the wrong word.

They are in violent and vehement denial about facts that are empirically documented and readily observable with ones own eyes.

They didn't actually learn anything. It will be written off as some "degenerate liberuhl conspiracy", as they do with every other fact that doesn't align with their perverse totalitarian worldview.

I mean, that's the entire conservative/right-wing M.O.

[–] [email protected] 42 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) (8 children)

"If animals can be gay, I could be gay, but I am not gay! 😱" - Republican caught sucking dick in an alley

[–] pachrist 18 points 1 month ago

"I'm not gay for sucking dick; this dick is gay for getting sucked."

This is logic.

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[–] kryptonianCodeMonkey 40 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) (5 children)

“It’s unclear if there is an official Hierarchy of Victimhood for animals,” Outkick bleats. “There is for humans. Transgender persons sit atop. Straight white Christian men sit at the bottom, almost buried beneath the pyramid.”

Pfffft. What a hypocrite. Whining about trans people's immense victimhood, while using the exact same metaphor to imply that, in fact, HE is the most victimized of all by not even being allowed to be the victim. By being "buried beneath the pyramid" of victimhood. Bahahahaha. The cognitive dissonance is incredible.

And buddy... That "Christian" part is apparently doing a lot of heavy lifting on your victim complex, my guy. Plenty of us straight white men get by without being under constant attack. If everyone around you seems like an asshole, maybe you're the asshole. And maybe if you acted a little more Christ-like, you'd give people less reason to attack you and you'd make more friends with different kinds of people.

[–] [email protected] 15 points 1 month ago (3 children)

The problem in his view, as best I can tell, is that there is a natural hierarchy, that he belongs on top of telling everyone else what to do, and any upset of this natural hierarchy is oppressing him. He may not have thought this out in so many words, but it's a hypothesis that seems to make accurate predictions about what people in his reference class will do and say.

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[–] Ibaudia 31 points 1 month ago (16 children)

YOu don't find gay animals in nature!!! Gayness is unnatural and therefore unethical!!!!!

Peacock: "Actually you do, here are some gay animals"

Well... some animals also eat their own young!!!!!! Just because it's natural doesn't mean it's ethical!!!!!!!!!!

Fucking hilarious.

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[–] [email protected] 28 points 1 month ago (2 children)

Let's now wait until they learn about shrimps and hermaphroditism in animals.

Northern shrimp, also commonly known as northern prawn, are a sequential hermaphrodite. This is a term used for animals that start their life as one sex and change to the other later in life. In the case of northern shrimp, they are born as males and become females at around four or five years of age.

In a group of anemonefish, a strict dominance hierarchy exists. The largest and most aggressive female is found at the top. Anemonefish are protandrous sequential hermaphrodites, meaning they develop into males first, and when they mature, they become females. If the female anemonefish is removed from the group, such as by death, one of the largest and most dominant males becomes a female.

[–] [email protected] 22 points 1 month ago (1 children)

I saw a post the other day half-joking that they were making the next Jurassic Park movie woke by having trans dinosaurs.

Pretty sure somebody wasn't paying attention during the original...

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[–] [email protected] 27 points 1 month ago (1 children)

Oh, this sh*tfest is hilarious.

We’ve known about gay penguins since 1912, and regressives are just now cottoning on?

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[–] wildcardology 24 points 1 month ago (1 children)

I remember Manny Pacquiao saying homosexuals are worst than animals because homosexuality does not exist in the animal kingdom. He was promptly educated.

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[–] captainlezbian 24 points 1 month ago

Doesn’t this happen every few years?

[–] undergroundoverground 17 points 1 month ago

Its against nature

No, not that nature

[–] CharlesDarwin 16 points 1 month ago (1 children)

LOL, they are really just now learning this?

These are probably some of the same geniuses that believe that repeating that evolution is "just" a theory is making some kind of point.

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[–] [email protected] 16 points 1 month ago

Man I had a cat who would only try to bang my female dog, hated my other cat and dog, just specifically had eyes for that one dog.

[–] Asidonhopo 15 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) (3 children)

Haven't seen the documentary but would be great to have an annotated list of accounts of gay animals from throughout history to point people towards so they can't say its chemicals in the water or microplastics turning animals gay in the current era.

[–] [email protected] 13 points 1 month ago (1 children)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homosexual_behavior_in_animals

Various forms of this are found in every major geographic region and every major animal group.

Like, all of them. But for specific examples:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_animals_displaying_homosexual_behavior

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[–] [email protected] 14 points 1 month ago (8 children)

How dare the animals engage in such unnatural behavior!!! /s

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[–] samus12345 13 points 1 month ago

They already knew about the frogs years ago.

[–] Toldry 12 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) (1 children)

The trailer for the series is full of comments criticizing Peacock (the publisher) for releasing this documentary and saying they'll delete their Peacock accounts.

I've never heard of them before and I might open an account specifically to watch this! It looks genuinely good from the trailer

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[–] thorbot 11 points 1 month ago

Conservatives are freaking out about I don’t care, they’ve proven they are idiots and will believe anything

[–] babypigeon 11 points 1 month ago

They're just learning it now? Lol, talk about being late to the party. That research has been around for decades.

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