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In Uganda they are destroying the last of their ancient rain forest and making being gay a crime punishable by death. What's the connection?

Here's the answer:

Hurt people hurt (other) people.

So do cultures.
BlueVeins · 22-25
Horrible poverty, horrible ignorance. As much as I wish they wouldn't do those things, judging them from our high castles and computer screens is a serious dick move.
[@4199,BlueVeins] you need to be away from me. Nixon called his wife that word.
BlueVeins · 22-25
[@1011311,Stilltryinghard] Nixon also donated to charities and made peace between rival states. Be consistent at least.
[@4199,BlueVeins] you are gone...I was trying 2 give u a chance 2 redeem yourself with me
since you say you're a kid

but noooo...
Harriet03 · 41-45, F
Religion!! 🤷‍♀️
Cabernetfranc · 80-89, M
[@763897,Harriet03] I think we should remember our own history. We also destroyed our forests and drove gays to suicide.
[@518687,Cabernetfranc] why though? that was my question.
Emortal · M
No connection really. About criminalizing homosexuality, it's the lack of education, superstition about the unknown.
The rain forest is lost due European demand.
[@492052,Emortal] There is a connection.
MarkS · 51-55, M
I believe Brazil has blackmailed the Europeans into paying them NOT TO cut down the rain forest. I think Norway or Sweden has given into the blackmail demand.[@492052,Emortal]
[@970756,MarkS] WTF with all that??

Also they could seed more clouds to pour rain on the fires, lots of gay men are prisoners and work 4 the fire dept..not to be too cutesy...
DeWayfarer · 61-69, M
Control. Control of the environment. Control over belief.
[@412417,DeWayfarer] wrong

you don't know why they are hurting and wanna pass it on,

so I will tell you.

They pass it on because its UNCONSCIOUS and they don't know why they are suffering or THAT they are suffering sometimes or why they should NOT pass it on.

For that they would have to become aware of what has happened to them as a person OR a culture.

Once that reaches closure, to that extent they do not pass it on
or also become complicit when SOMEONE WANTS TO EXPLOIT THEIR TRAUMA AND BLINDNESS. Hence the rain forest scapegoating and gay scapegoating.

They kinda are forced to do it to themselves

Someone always thinks they are benefiting. Or they are benefiting AND lying about it.
DeWayfarer · 61-69, M
[@1011311,Stilltryinghard] I don't understand just what you are saying. None of that to me even makes any proper sense grammar wise.

Have a nice day anyway. 🤷🏻‍♂️
[@412417,DeWayfarer] How so.

Of course I do try hard and still doing it.

I was talking about exploited cultures and sometimes what the fallout is.
JaggedLittlePill · 41-45, F
Stupidity, ignorance and greed.
[@1845,JaggedLittlePill] well what else is this ****** place for?
JaggedLittlePill · 41-45, F
[@1011311,Stilltryinghard] I may have lost a few brain cells by engaging you. Have a wonderful day.
[@1845,JaggedLittlePill] ok

Lack of empathy for both people and the planet.
[@406636,causernamebemyusername] Well how the hell could that happen?
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Destruction of Spirit and Divine
midnightsun · 22-25, M
Third world country
[@854020,brokenswordsandshatteredshield] meaning....???
ozgirl512 · 26-30, F
Gay trees ? 🤔
MarkS · 51-55, M

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