[extropy-chat] Re: Government & Marriage (Was: Spain has become the third country in Europetolegalise gay marriage
brian_a_lee at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 22 18:05:36 UTC 2005
I always thought that marriage had to be consensual on both parties. As soon
as your cat/car becomes sentient and a citizen and agrees to marry you then
you should be allowed.
>From: Dirk Bruere <dirk at neopax.com>
>To: nvitamore at austin.rr.com, ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>Subject: [extropy-chat] Re: Government & Marriage (Was: Spain has become
>the third country in Europetolegalise gay marriage
>Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 17:23:51 +0100
>nvitamore at austin.rr.com wrote:
>>Dirk, Let's start a new thread if you are going to break off the original
>Or even thread...
>>"I would have thought that a better Transhumanist position would be to try
>>and get the govt *out* of the marriage business.
>>IMO it's a mix of religion and contract law that could well survive
>>without any govt input at all."
>>Did I mention keeping government in marriage? Don't think so. Not my
>>views at all.
>Well, you seem pretty pleased that the Spanish govt is extending its reach
>to gay marriage.
>I can only hope that the whole thing is stretched to breaking point in the
>near future with recognition and equal rights to marry multiple pets
>(straight or gay).
>Why can't I marry my car?
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