Cognitive Dissonance

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thegoshdarnbatgirl-deactivated2 asked: Which hate groups does chik-fil-a give to?

This article discusses it in detail very well, with facts and figures. Many of these groups, like Family Resource Council, are listed in the Southern Poverty Law Center’s report here

Why does this matter?

As SPLC Senior Fellow Mark Potok writes:

These kinds of comments say more about the people who made them than the LGBT community. But, as we document in this issue, they often reflect or stem from false allegations that originate in the hard core of the anti-gay religious right.

No one is trying to force Christians or others who believe that homosexuality is wrong to abandon their beliefs. But believing that the Bible says homosexuality is a sin is an entirely different proposition than lying about gays molesting children or suggesting they should die. Surely, we can all agree that when any minority is demonized and attacked, it damages all our hopes for a civilized society.

The groups Chick-Fil-A support do just that.

Cheers,

Meg

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thegoshdarnbatgirl-deactivated2 asked: Zooey Deschanel is manic pixie dream girl in real life.

Yes. Oh God yes. For those wondering what manic pixie dream girl means:

The Manic Pixie Dream Girl exists solely in the fevered imaginations of sensitive writer-directors to teach broodingly soulful young men to embrace life and its infinite mysteries and adventures. The Manic Pixie Dream Girl is an all-or-nothing-proposition. Audiences either want to marry her instantly (despite The Manic Pixie Dream Girl being, you know, a fictional character) or they want to commit grievous bodily harm against them and their immediate family.

- Nathan Rabin, "The Bataan Death March of Whimsy Case File #1: Elizabethtown

And just for fun: "Wild Things: 16 films featuring Manic Pixie Dream Girls"

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