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Boom! Victory for Women in France. :)

Anti-Porn Feminists

On April 6, 2016, France adopted a new law in the country’s fight against prostitution, inspired by the so-called “Nordic Model” — a model which seems to be frequently condemned, little understood and often mocked. We would, therefore, like to help clarify the ins and outs of this new law for you.

The French parliament, with its representatives elected directly through universal suffrage, had spent several years in parliamentary inquiry committees (the reports of which we invite you to read) and hearings in which all parties involved. This new law will place France in line both with its international commitments, and more importantly, in our opinion, with the 1981 law penalizing rape. In the 1981 law, rape is defined as “an act of sexual penetration, of any nature, committed upon the other person, with violence, coercion, threat or surprise.” The National Assembly has come to the decision that sexual intercourse…

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Rather than referring to a one musty-tomb or another why not consider what life actually is and base our questions about existence (or not) on that basis?

This video asks some great questions.  What is your take on the questions it asks?

“No single part of the cell is alive everything inside is dead matter moved by the laws of the universe.”

Is life the aggregate of all of these reactions taking place?

Living things can evolve into dead things as long as it is beneficial in forwarding their genetic code in the evolutionary process (mitochondrial DNA).

Is life simply information that manages to secure its continued existence?

This vid might make some of the deep thinking philosophers mad. :)

 

 

 

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