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I firmly believe in nature taking its course, survival of the fittest, etc....so why do we take care of retarded people and keep them alive, send them to special schools, etc? besides the fact that their family probably cares...but still, they're anomalies of nature and ordinarily they wouldn't have survived...half of them aren't even aware of themselves, so why the trouble?

i know it's cruel, but am i the only one who thinks this?
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Mental retardation is not the same thing as being mentally disabled.

Here's an interesting link http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=20174

I have aspergers syndrome ( a form of autism, NOT retardation) and I feel that when people say stupid things like "Retards should be shot" or "Whats the point in their existence", I'm outraged!

Has this generation ever heard of good morals? I dunno, maybe the majority of thE world has de-evolved and has lost the concept of rights and morals. I think you people who support genocide should hang your heads in shame!
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People think of retards as people who have low IQ, simple minded, and are too dependent on others, Not people with asbergers.
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I would say it's the true testament to modern society that we don't let nature dictate our lives. If you really believed in survival of the fittest it would mean you don't believe in doctors, hospitals, prisons, the death peanalty, the police or fire fighters.

Unless you're living in a house you built yourself and eating food you caught and cleaned yourself, you're just being a hypocrite.

It's okay to hate people because they are different, lots of people do, but don't justify your hate by saying the rest of humanity has failed at evolution.

Hate retarded people because they're ugly or becaue they smell bad or because they make you feel wirder when you're around them or because you're secretly afraid you'll have kids and one of them will be a retard.

Don't try to justify it, just own it you pussy.
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Anonymous
What if you where a retard, who has more meaning than somebody else? i don't think anyone
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Anonymous
If you were retarded, you probably wouldn't know that you're retarded, thusly, it wouldn't matter if they freaking killed you or whatever. I say this makes perfect sense, but damn those ethics, DAMN THEM.
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But where do you draw the line, Stephen Hawkin is of no use to his wife, but he would still make an excellent Dr. Who villan. Where the justice?
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Hey can I ask one simple question from you all about retarded people.
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One of the reasons why humans are a very successful species has to do with our social structure. One of the things a social structure strives to do is care for members of our society that are not as able. Our society is so advanced and specialized that we can afford the time and resources to care for the weaker members of society. It speaks to our survivability. It's like one of the theories about why art is important (though not the only reason). An individual who has the ability and resources to create art can be seen as a good mate because they are strong enough and well off enough to have the time and energy to produce tedious, time-consuming works of art. Besides, we've all heard of the burnt puppy that didn't have a chance that grew up to be a seeing eye dog because someone didn't give up on it. The same is true for humans. Some retarded people are savants. Some are far more emotionally and spiritually wise than our most brilliant intellects. We all have something to learn from each other if we are willing to help eachother. But keep in mind, we are lucky here in the US and other places. Not all countries in this world have the resources or specialization to deal with the very sick or mentally retarded people.
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Could do with a capital letter or two in there bub.
And the reason we keep them alive is so we can claim their benefits.
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Anonymous
You're not the only one - many countries have at least one fascist party
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humans have far forgetten survival of the fittest, as we have invented medicines, antibacteriums, different types of operations, at least one of which im sure you, and everyone reading this, has used at some point in your life. human lives lasted, in previous times, using your word, NATUALLY, an average of thirty, forty years, and even then prehistoric medicines were being doled out to the sick and operations were being preformed on those who needed it. retarded people are as much people as we are, they deserve the same economic benifits as the rest of the country, if not more because they are the ones who need it. i have second cousins and other family members that have mental deficiencies because in the finnish culture, the families are tightly intertwined and that means that the children often have physical, mental or phsychological issues, or in your words, their offspring are retards or freaks. they do not deserve to die, and they are some of the sweetest people i will ever meet.
my cousin has autism and he is also one of the smartest people i have ever met. although he has problems in some areas of his life, he far surpasses others in many areas. he is at the top of many of his classes, and he has said some of the wisest things i have ever heard.
you mentioned that some retarded people arent even aware of themselves, so why bother keep them alive? babies arent aware of themselves, but would anyone DARE say that we should kill all babies? no! why? well, for one thing, babies are cute, attractive and 'retarded' people are usually not. our society worships beauty. outer beauty, beauty of the mind, kindness.... and some people (such as YOU) think that because some people are less beautiful than others (and, be aware, that when i say beautiful in this sense, i mean outer beauty, inner beauty and beauty of the mind [intelligence]) they are less of a person than the rest. which is the wrongest thing i have ever heard, as all people are equal, no matter what society may tell you.
yes its creul, and although i know you are not the only person to hink so, i hope you are the only one to voice this opinion, because its hurtful to those with 'problems'.
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i disagrre again, we have like 12 retarded kids in our school and like three nurses, why dose it make sence to spend 10 times as much on a retarded kid than a reugular one if they can never function above the level of a 4 year old and there fore never amount to anything
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I think that people who say that we should spend money on keeping these wastes of life alive are just as useless as the retarded people. By keeping retarded people alive it is weakening the genes of humans if the person who is retarded or mentally disabled breeds. People who have these disabilities generally don't mate with normal people so they breed with others with disabilities creating even more people with disabilities.

Retarded people serve absolutely no purpose. I can't believe some people think that they can defend some of them because a few are savants. So, 1 out of say 200 retards are some sort of special capability? I don't think we should risk the human gene pool just because a retarded person can remember a bunch of numbers or has some sort of pointless skill like that. it's not like they could find a cure for a life threatening disease because usually if they ac cell in 1 area it's that 1 area ONLY.

There is really way to many reasons that we should either lock them up in asylums or just plain let them die at birth. In the animal kingdom when there is an abnormality at birth the mother will either abandon or kill the baby. It is pure instinct to ensure the upkeep of the gene pool. Do not even come at me with things like " we aren't animals" cause yes we are animals only we experience emotions such as compassion and guilt. Some more than others. I think we need to revert to the point where we did things like let our offspring die if there is something wrong with it. I also agree if you are a stupid person you shouldn't be allowed to have children. Then maybe if everyone was far from mentally ill we wouldn't have serial killers, terrorist, murderers, and general scum of society. I strongly believe that someday it'll happen. People are fueled by greed and these wastes of life also waste a lot of money payed for by peoples taxes. Someday the world will see. Physically and mentally retarded people are not worth the time money of effort and neither are the mentally ill.

I for one am sick of weak people whining about how we have to save these wastes of life.

If you care so much about it do it yourself.

I am calling for a boycott. Stop donating to charities that are set up for these causes. Without the donations there will be a lot less money and the system will have a higher chance of failure.

I'd say most of the people I know think like this.

It is not uncommon anymore.
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^^.xox.mle
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humans arent evolving anymore, were sort of just devolving, cause any tralerpark moron will have 13 kids. I think you shold ony be allowed to have one kid if your iq is under 100
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we are evolving allright, but not in the DNA anymore, now its the product of our intelligence that is evolving.

Civilization is the new life-form in which individuals are not entities anymore but a part of an organ.
Meaning theyre part of a company which specialises in a specific function, just like the heart specialises in pumping blood.

In the beginning there were only molecules, then they started to cooperate for that allowed each to have a specific function, leading to far greater total output than if each molecule would have to do everything by itself.
Thus the cell was formed.
Then cells starte to cooperate, for then each cell could have a specific function, leading to greater capabilities than if they all were the same.
Thus the multicellular organism arrived.
Then the multicellular organisms started to cooperate for that allowed for greater total output than if everyone had to do everything themselves, creating... civilization.
It is not so much the individuals who are evolving anymore, just like the cells in our bodies aint evolving much, let alone the molecules in them.. it is much more the civilization we have created.
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There are different reasons people go to special schools. Some of the most gifted people, the most intelligent, have disabilities such as autism/aspergers. We are all on the same processing spectrum, the people that are considered normal are somewhere in the middle. If someone is at an extreme end it can result in both deficits and peaks in ability. Everyone has the right to be taken care of and some of those you consider to be retarded might find the cure for cancer some day. The most beautiful music, art, scientific discoveries etc were often found by those who society considered retarded. Dont be so quick to judge others. I am one of the people with autistic-spectrum. I might not be able to cross a road by myself, but I know that I have a lot to offer society in other ways. Special schools are built to utilize those strengths that so-called ordinary people dont have. Even so, I dont believe that its a persons societal worth that gives them a right to quality of life. I know many ordinary people who dont submit anything to society, despite being perfectly capable. Why should they have an innate right to being valued in society when people like me who try incredibly hard are overlooked because we have certain differences that other people wont take the time to try and understand. I feel that people like you are more disabled by your judgmental attitudes than I will ever be from my disorder.
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i agree. like if an animal in the wild was born retarded it wouldn't be carried around or get special attention, it would be left to die!
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Okay then Link2.0, let's stop giving any operations, blood transfusions, contact lenses, braces, shaving our armpits, etc etc, because of course, none of that is natural. Get real.
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no, i like medicine and operations, but people who are mentally and/or physically retarded require constant care, which people have to provide. Oh and what i said in my last quote was what Charles Darwin meant by "Survival of the Fittest!"
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@: Link2.0
So do some senior citizens "require constant care", so let's "snuff out" your parents and grand parents Links2.0 when they may require care. By the way, the word retarded is no longer used (so yesterday!)the term used in the millenium is "disabled" and when you think ahead, if we are fortunate to live we all ( including your parents, grandparents,siblings or yourself)at some point end up with a disability requiring care.
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I completely agree the disabled are useless in this society and take up resources that can be used for the strong.we spend money daily to take care of disabled peopel if they all were to die it would pave the way for stronger smarter more intelligent peopel who could improve society and help the world. The disabled peopel do nothing for this world nothing at all we have limited resources we do not have infinit for the disabled.How i feel is if i were to get old,crippled, or disabled i would rather be killed then keep living.
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i fucked a retarded chick once



nastiest snatch you'll ever smell
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smithee
I definitely agree, i will never die
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I disagree

1. We are civilized- we take care of the weak
2. We have morals- we take care of the weak
3. We have medicine and therapy and vocational training
4. We spend money on people with terminal diseases, physical disabilities as well as the elderly- taking care of the weak is NOT always an -investment- wich is one of the mistakes you are making.
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so I think what you said is retarded and you should not be allowed to have children lest your carzy ideas be passed on and detriment mankind.
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Lots of things seem true when it doesnt directly affect us.

If your sibling/children were born with severe dissabilities would you still feel the same?

I dont know who wrote the original post, however if you have got children or siblings who have severe dissabilities and you do really think like this, I wont try to pretend I can understand your situation.

But I can think of it like this, if your parents/sibling/children were in a car crash and were on life support and the decision to turn off the machine had to be made could you?

I realise this isnt the same question as the topic of natural selection, but the sentiment is the same is it not?
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Hi there, I understand the point that is being made here but the same could be said about alot of other things, for instance, Eskimos in the past have left their elderly relatives to die once they get too old and cant keep walking or moving around anymore. Also what about major diseases such as cancer, heart disease etc. It could be argued that people that get these diseases shouldn't be helped they should just be left to die, why should they drain off societies resources when it should be given to the fit and healthy, what about elderly dying people in hospitals, should they just be left to die without any medication. I personally believe that every living thing whether it be animal or human as a right to live a life, whether it be dissabled or not, live and let live. I have myself cared for severely dissable people and they too can enjoy this life and be happy the same as us. If you see how happy these people can be, the joy of life on their little faces you could possibly understand this. Life is truly a precious thing and everyone should have a chance at it..
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You've got a point there...
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i wonder if there is a specific mental handicap that you're refering to or if you're simply a total idiot. where do you get your stats from? half of them aren't aware of themselves? do just randomly pull figures out of your ass or what? if a "retard" is so worthless then tell me who's worthwhile. certainly not you, you fucking retard.
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someone said that if you were retarded you wouldn't know it.... hahaha, maybe i'm retarded then =p
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I certainly do NOT agree with the original poster of this story, you sick, heartless twat.

Whilst I am lucky enough to have been blessed with relatives that are not retarded or disabled, I do have friends that have not been so lucky.

You should just thank your lucky stars that you havent been affected.
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OMFG I THINK THE EXACT SAME WAY!!! in nature, the chances of a mentally retarded person surviving would be 100 times less likely, and so the deformed genes would not be passed on! i think that all these special schools for people who can't take care of themselves are against nature, and i know that the familys care about them, but to me theyre just a burden to society, and naturally shouldnt be living!
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Dick Head! problem is...you don't think.
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that is such a bunch of crap you just said people are equal how can there be two species when people are mixing up the gene pool so much.i think the way yyou eat has nothing to do with smarts. ive seen smart fat people and smart skinny people. just because you chose to exercise and live off rabit food doesnt mean youre smarter than a fat person. some fat people would say youre dumb for not liveing life. that has nothing to do with smarts. i believe that the average person has the same capacity to learn as any body else.

coment to strange lad.
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not all mentally disabled people were born the way they are some are from car crashes,strokes,heart attacks,ect.
i believe its are responsibility as people to care for one another includeing the handicaped.i will say i dont think its right for two people who have a history of mental retardation to have children but if they do they should be given care.the special schools are to improve there quality of liveing. the schooling there given teaches them to do as much for themselves asd they can. the coment about it being a wast of money is wierd to me nations spend billions of dollars on war. think about it spending money to kill if we had peace on eath there would be way more money to improve society.
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i agree
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your not alone
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Who here is thinking there retarded them self. Come you can tell me its normal because before I used to think i was really sort of retarded.
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THAT IS THE RUDEST BULL SHIT I HAVE EVER HEARD.


as a sister of a disabled brother, I understand first hand what it is like...
these people may not affect society in any way, but still.. it's a family's child, and it makes the parents HAPPY to know that something they created is able to live! This child makes my parents SO happy, whether he is normal or not....


If you were in my position, your view would change COMPLETELY.

Half the people in this world don't help it at all, what have you done that's so good to help the world?

I'd like to see a list of that.
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My brother is mentally retarded person. He's one of the most important persons in my life and I love the way he is. You can't say anything about things you don't no! My brother knows he's retarded, but he doesn't quite understand it.. But that's ok, it doesn't matter. I've learned so many things from him that i'm sure you've missed so many things just because you don't know (i suppose) any retarded people.
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ok personally i don't think we should kill them, they are humans. That being said i still lean to the side of why? Why is it my freakin responsibility to take care of Retard Frank eh? I mean sure i have moral obligations, but those moral obligations still coem down the the choice, do i want to be nice or do i want to steal. Do i want to help the old lady or walk on. I don't wanna help Frank cause well, i don't. He's not my problem. It's not my fault nor is it his that he's retarded, but that's they way the cookie crumbles. he's unlucky. So personally no. It's stupid my school spends tons of money on kids who can't even pronounce America right. I'm sorry but that could go into ummm i don't know, maybe helping kids like me who actually have a chance at life.
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i make fun of attention-whore retard who make fun of other retards . theres this retarded girl in one of my class last semester, what a attention whore. she faked falling asleep so she would get the teacher's attention. how do i know she was faking it ??? i tapped her glasses with my pencil and she flinched...
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I care about sick and elderly people, but i hate the retarded. They look so creepy. What are they going to do with their lives? How are special schools going to help the retarded? What job can a person with special needs get? I don't mean the autistic or dysliexic, but the people with iq lower than 60.
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@: it222
You don't know anything about retarded people if you say like that so please shut up!
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