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Saturday, May 16, 2015

Have we as a society gone completely insane?

Posted by Scott Tibbs at 4:00 AM (#)

This is just plain absurd.

Look. Even if you mutilate a dude's genitals and give him hormones, he still has a man's bone and muscle structure. It's not fair to have a man fight a woman. Period. It amazes me that we as a society have become so insane that we're even contemplating having men fight women in mixed martial arts.

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At May 17, 2015 at 3:30 PM , Blogger Mike Newton said...  

On the flip side, "we" aren't "having" anyone fight anybody. Both combatants have to sign up and agree. The result may be more disturbing to some than watching a pair of mentally defective males pound each other, but as long as it's consensual, how can an alleged "libertarian" like yourself object? If you were truly concerned about females you'd be blasting the GOP for its persistent failure to approve equal pay for both sexes performing equal work, approving abortions for impregnated rape victims, etc. This MMA nonsense is a pointless tempest in a teapot.

At May 17, 2015 at 10:16 PM , Blogger Scott Tibbs said...  

but as long as it's consensual, how can an alleged "libertarian" like yourself object?

I never said it should be illegal. I don't think MMA organizations should allow it, but that's different from government banning it.

Being a philosophical libertarian in no way requires me to agree with everything people do.