Somacandra: I fail to understand why the State is legally permitted to fund non-medical centers that dispense demonstrably false medical information. DIsclaimer notwithstanding, this is for all intents and purposes practicing medicine without a license.
NkThrasher: The counselor also told the woman that condoms are not effective at preventing pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases because they are "naturally porous."This one I've always wondered about how people can think it works that way.Step 1) Fill a bottle with water.Step 2) Unroll a condom and stick it over the mouth of the bottle.Step 3) Flip the bottle over so the water flows into the condom.Step 4) Note the lack of water flowing out of the "pores" in the condom.If it effectively holds water, it's going to hold back sperm. Sure if you filled a condom with sperm laden fluid and put it under pressure and left it inside a woman for an extended period of time then some might well escape. But given how few sperm actually make it to the egg even when there's nothing impeding their progress the chances of pregnancy are rather slim.
LordJiro: Well, to be fair, the quote as quoted is accurate. There is no such thing as 100% safe sex. Condoms and other prophylactics break, and birth control doesn't prevent STDs,I DNRTFA, though, so I'm assuming there is a lot more derp besides the headline quote.
MaudlinMutantMollusk: Sex is a sin/Lying is perfectly acceptable
Bennie Crabtree: This thread has more illogical claims per insult than a Politics thread. How can anyone think that there is sex with zero risk of pregnancy (risk is valid for heterosex only I suppose) or STDs (everyone is at risk)? Nobody who is aware of the existence of statistics, actuarial science, or how materials work, could think that. You don't even need to understand stats or engineering, you just have to know they exist, in order to get the point.
rosebud_the_sled: I have to agree with the lady. You could be wearing a condom and your partner may hit you in the head with an axe because it is the wrong brand.
netgamer7k: Was sex talked about this much back like 50 years ago? It's farkin' on the news every day.
rosebud_the_sled: Why would you hit someone with whom you were about to have sex with a water balloon?
NkThrasher: Safe != Zero Risk.You might get some bites though anyway.
Bennie Crabtree: NkThrasher: Safe != Zero Risk.You might get some bites though anyway.But that is the crisis workers' point exactly. Yet posters in this thread are calling her names and saying she is incorrect./ugh this is a Politics htread after all//Bites? I acutally thought everyone had me on ignore by now
grumpfuff: Somehow I doubt she means what you seem to think she means. And hey, let's not forget the dispensing obviously false medical advice part.
Bennie Crabtree: grumpfuff: Somehow I doubt she means what you seem to think she means. And hey, let's not forget the dispensing obviously false medical advice part.*re-reads article instead of scanning it*Well I am stupid.
Soup4Bonnie: Of course what they are doing is horrible, but how farking stupid do you have to be to believe something like "Condoms are naturally porous."
Wyalt Derp: I think you'll find that almost 100% of condoms have a hole in them.
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