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If you took the greatest women's basketball team ever assembled and played a good (not necessarily great, but good) NYC boys varsity basketball team, the boys team would utterly annihilate them.
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1. Male kicker gets laid out on kick return - Nobody flinches because that's supposed to happen. The crowd would be silent until he's helped off the field, but there will be no aftershock through the media.
2. Female kicker gets laid out on kick return - Society, as a whole, cringes due to the fact that a man at peak physical condition just trucked a woman. She gets helped off the field. ESPN runs re-runs of this happening all throughout SportsCenter. Panelists debate whether or not there should be rules changes to accomodate the safety of the kicker on punt and kick returns, and people like the people that we have seen on here that are actually for a woman joining the sport are actually the ones that promote those rules changes. Ironic, yes?
Again, if women want to start their own football league (and not the LFL) then fine. All the power to them. But I don't see why they should be mixed in with the men in this sport when other sports don't mix women in with the men.
We DO have female fighters.
We DO have strong female athletes.
We DO have female warriors.
We DO have "tough" female politicians at the highest levels.
We DO have female action heroes in fiction.
The ship has already sailed.
You keep posting this as if it's meaningful. It's not. The ship has no more "already sailed" than it had when the responses were
We DO NOT have female fighters.
We DO NOT have strong female athletes.
We DO NOT have female warriors.
We DO NOT have "tough" female politicians at the highest levels.
We DO NOT have female action heroes in fiction.
These are ongoing, important issues. Societies rise and fall, and they change and revert.
The top level of competition for any sport or game should be "open" -- if you're good enough to win, you're good enough to win.
Every other level of competition can reasonably be restricted by, for example:
Nationality -- regional & national championships are fine
Previous experience -- beginners' competitions are fine, or amateur events
Age -- youth competitions are fine; so are masters' leagues
Physical handicap -- the Paraolympics are fie
Sex -- women's leagues are fine
No, you just reiterated what you think is acceptable. I'm asking why. Why is it ok to have such restrictions at these levels but not at the highest levels?
Moreover, consider gymnastics. There is men's and women's sports. But some of the events are different. You cannot do the balance beam if you are a man. Men's beam does not exist as a sport. But if you're a guy and that's what you want to do, why shouldn't you be allowed to compete?
I presume that -- which I am quoting in its entirety -- is the complete list of intelligent arguments you have in support of your viewpoint?
Deus doesn't make arguments, he makes one liners and quips. His entire game is to get people guessing about why their post is "the stupidest thing he's ever read" (or some similar iteration) and then look in the mirror and tell himself how smart he is while they flounder around trying to get to the point.