Comments:Gay couple elected prom king and queen in Maine's Sanford High School

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Silly7115:05, 9 June 2011
Shame107:15, 5 June 2011
Wow008:53, 3 June 2011

For a world that is priding it self more and more that they are green and natural, We sure are promoting a lot of unnatural social activities. It seems we have a double standard, although not uncommon for us.

Crazynomad (talk)20:21, 3 June 2011

I hope you are not being serious. Firstly the 'everything natural is good' type ideal is simply a marketing ploy so products can claim 'no artificial ingredients' and to be in tune with mother nature to make fools buy stuff. secondly; how are homosexuals not natural? are they genertically engineered in a test tube by some mad scientist? They're not doing it just to annoy people with archaic and hipocritial (cannot spell) christian ideals. These guys showed balls!

Mcchino64 (talk)20:50, 3 June 2011

That they may, have balls this is true.

May i welcome you to my home city of Portland, Oregon. Where men and men walk down the street hand in hand wearing leather chaps exposing their bare ass to the public. Where yearly we have a naked bicycle run across town. In this town the idea of being green is a unquestionable god. All the gays, liberals and some of the conservatives are in this group of hard core greenies. If its marketing it is better then Christianity.

If I remember correctly males and females exist to make babies so therefore, any other form of sex and or intimacy is unnatural, unless I'm mistaken about life on this planet. Also before you argue the love side of things think about this, love is something we can feel for anything so why stop at the same sex? Why not marry animals or cars or computers or cell phones? I mean who does not love their cell phone these days? If It was me I would marry each bottle of beer because I “love it”

Simply put gays = unnatural or, are missing something in their DNA which normally would be removed by natural selection, a mutation.

Crazynomad (talk)21:15, 3 June 2011

You are mistaken about life on this planet.

the wub "?!"22:17, 3 June 2011

So are you suggesting humans are animals?

Not much to say to that my friend i don't think we are animals and I'm pretty sure sex is for reproduction so a race can live on but what do i know. I guess purpose can be far from use.

anyway to far off the subject of the prom king and queen no more.

Crazynomad (talk)23:09, 3 June 2011

But we are animals. To deny that we are animals is to disregard the evolutionary history of our species, and to ignore our place in the natural world.

And "natural" human action—or animal action, for that matter—is not limited to whatever we need to do to survive. Kissing and hugging, for example, aren't essential to the survival of the human species, yet we do it all the time anyway. Would you call that unnatural?

Ragettho (talk)23:34, 3 June 2011

Some people do resemble various forms of plantae or fungi (or in some cases bacteria), but yes, to be honest, they're animalia.

Pi zero (talk)23:34, 3 June 2011

Yup....animals all right: multicellular (check); heterotrophs (check), lacking cell walls (check). That should settle that issue.

Airheadmotorcycle (talk)19:16, 6 June 2011

"anyway[sic] to[sic] far off the subject... no more."


"I'm badly losing this one so I'll arbitarily call a halt to it."

Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs)22:32, 6 June 2011

Although I do not live there anymore, I am proud to say that I was born and raised in Sanford/Springvale. When I read this article, my heart sank. I've travelled around this country and all around this world and have come to expect to see this sort of thing in Europe or California, but not in my own hometown. Two Primary Critiques: 1) The only religious "authority" quoted was from the UCC, which is a famously far left-wing denomination. Last time I checked, Sanford/Springvale is still mostly Roman Catholic. Did this reporter from the Sanford News bother to ask a priest what he thought of all of this? I think you would have gotten a very different response. The quote from the UCC "minister" is completely distortive of the values of my hometown. 2) This was a vote of the kids. And kids are heavily influenced by the media. This sad event in my hometown should be a warning to parents there and everywhere to monitor carefully what kinds of messages their kids are receiving on television, from popular music and the Internet. The fact that the kids voted as they did is an indictment of the wider society, who has taught them, under the cloak of the term "tolerance" that every kind of behavior is acceptable, when it is not.

Jpsmhs (talk)00:25, 5 June 2011

This is not a "sad event"; it is an enlightened act by teenagers obviously not so cowed by religious nuts as you were.

Brian McNeil / talk07:15, 5 June 2011

This is the absolute best way to actively bring about change in social attitudes to take place. All the graduates of that year will remember how their prom king & queen were two gay guys. It's an amazing thing these kids did. Congrats! (talk)08:53, 3 June 2011