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blackliger777
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people are born gay

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/15/2016 Category: People
Updated: 9 months ago Status: Post Voting Period
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blackliger777

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By born gay I don't mean that people are born with a sex drive, that develops later in life. "What you ARE born with is a predisposition to what you will be attracted to when you begin your sexual awakening. " "

"American Medical Association Official Website:" http://www.apa.org... (You'll want to read each section of this article on homosexuality divided into the drop boxes) "Here is an article from Cornell University : https://confluence.cornell.edu... " here is the article released by The American Psychoanalytical Association Official Website:" http://www.apsa.org... "is a link to The American Pediatric Associaton Official Website's article on Homosexuality:" http://pediatrics.aappublications.org... "of these sources say that homosexuality is not a choice. "It is something you are born with. "Can I see your links now? " Take or leave the one from Cornell University or any other University. "Similar conclusions have been found by Yale, Oxford, and several other Ivey League Schools. "Those articles are also publicly available. "The American Psychological Association, The American Psychoanalytic Association and the American Pediatric Association Trump any University statement anyway.

So many world leading doctors, scientists, biologists and psychologists say being gay is not a choice.

(Let's hope I can get a decent opponent this time)
Bound_Up

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Let me ask a clarifying question.

By "predisposition" do you mean that they have a certain likelihood to be gay, or do you mean it's more or less CERTAIN that they'll be gay?

To make it more concrete, say a child is born. Would it make sense to you to say that the child might end up either straight or gay, but the odds are 70% towards gay? (weak version)

Or do you mean it more like the child is pretty much 100% going to go straight or gay, and which one is already determined? (strong version)

If you take the weak version position, you might want to reset the debate. I don't intend to dispute that.

If you take the strong version position, then it'll be a pleasure to debate you.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by blackliger777 9 months ago
blackliger777
Thanks for that....I fixed it.
Posted by Jerry947 9 months ago
Jerry947
None of your sources lead to any helpful information. They all lead to home pages.
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