If the Internet Said So, It Must Be True

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About M J Shepherd

Matthew graduated Louisiana State University in 2009 with a BA in studio art and a minor in art history. He has been drawing cartoons and comics online for several years.

  • Andrew R

    Ah Matthew, I laugh, I cry.

    • M J Shepherd

      Emotions rent asunder and all is well.

  • http://www.facebook.com/julieta424 Julieta Contreras

    I think your misrepresenting this guys intentions.
    And you don’t have to be Catholic to be against the use of contraception.

    http://www.1flesh.org/interview-with-pro-choice-blog-amplify-part-1/#more-1171

    • Andrew B.

      1) WHY do you think that he is misrepresenting anyone’s intentions?
      2) No, you don’t have to be a Catholic to be against the use of contraception, but what’s your point?
      3) Why do you think it would be liberating to live in a world where condoms had nothing to do with sex?

    • Gordon Duffy

       no, I think it’d be great if people like you would stop telling lies though.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Aaron-Scoggin/100000044792747 Aaron Scoggin

      It would be liberating, yes. Unfortunately, as of yet, we haven’t found a more convenient way to practice safe sex that doesn’t require you to take a drug or use an implant or something. Maybe someday there will be a way.

      • Michael

        Isn’t it so strange how people dangle the idea of a world where… and avoid the point that we don’t live in that world?

      • observer

        That’s like  saying it’d be liberating to live in a world where we can screw in screws without a screwdriver, fly without planes, or survive cold climates without cloths. But we do have those things, and the world goes merrily on.

        I’m not criticizing you, fyi, despite sounding sarcastic. Just pointing out that we’re tool makers, and we depend on the tools to make up flaws nature gave us. Yes, it can be inconvenient to rely on these tools, but considering how far we’ve gotten despite the inconveniences, which we can overcome, I’m sure we’ll live.

    • Stev84

       No, you don’t have to be a Catholic. Just an idiot

    • jdm8

      You don’t have to be Catholic to be against contraception, but if you’re against contraception, you’re most likely Catholic.  The Roman Catholic Church is probably the largest organization & religion to such a strong stand against contraception.  I haven’t found any other major religion that makes a similar stance. Number two in line might be the Quiverfull folks.

      “But seriously wouldn’t it be liberating to live in a world where condoms had nothing to do with sex?”

      Why?  This is a non sequitur.  Condoms were made FOR sex.  Condoms may have incidental secondary uses, but that’s the equivalent of a jerry-rig for something else that made specifically for those secondary uses that would do it better and cheaper.  For example, if you want water balloons, a condom might be the same price as a half bag of water balloons.

    • M J Shepherd

      I guess it might, after we’ve gotten better means of contraception that do the job of preventing pregnancy and STDs, and everyone has an equal, higher, level of sex education–which, by the way, 1Flesh is not a part of, and their campaign of misinformation to push agenda is disgusting.

  • observer

    “What do condoms have to do with sex?”

    The sad thing? I doubt no one has ever said that.

    • Deven Kale

       Actually, the sad thing is that too many people do say that. Too many people as in victims of abstinence only sex education.

      • observer

        Um crap, I think I got the grammar wrong…

        • Deven Kale

           DOH! You’re right, I misread. I saw “I doubt anyone,” so yeah, my bad…


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