>> The whole area is very interesting... myself, I've always been >> accepting of pretty much anyone as long as they don't hurt other >> people... the one rule I guess I live by is "do no harm". > > > Except in S&M relationships ;) . My personal motto is rather: "as long > as everybody involved is in agreement". And no, I don't consider > remaining family members, neighbours are society to have a right to be > involved in what two or more people do together :) . > I have no problem with consenting S&M relationships as long as it doesn't go too far... I do have a problem if someone dies or becomes disabled through play, and I certainly have a problem with that german guy who ate a consenting victim (so I guess I don't believe that its right to permanently harm someone even if they consent... but temporary damage from S&M play I have no problem with). >> Not that >> that's possible... I mean, getting a promotion means you deny the job to >> someone else, so I guess my sense of what's unfair is conditioned by >> society to an extent, but I certainly have no problem with people who >> live alternative lifestyles. :) I've slept with women (so I guess I'm >> not gay lol) before... but while I prefer women, I did have a brief >> fling with a guy a few months ago and it was fun, so I guess it'd be >> kindof hard for me to condemn gay people lol. > > > I've never slept with a woman. Does that allow me to condemn straight > people? ;)))) > You condemn all you want. ;) The point I was making though was that it would be hypocritical of me to condemn other people for something I've done and enjoyed.